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Interested in becoming a member of the Parker Volunteer Fire Department?

Position: Volunteer Firefighter
Deadline: Open
Job Summary: Under the supervision of the shift leader, members will respond to Medical Emergencies, Fire alarms, Structure Fires, Motor vehicle Accidents and all other calls as needed.  Members are responsible for meeting the minimum requirements of the Department.  

If you have the interest, time, and ability, please fill out an application and drop it off at:
Parker City Hall
5700 E. Parker Road

Parker, TX    (map)

Download an application:
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Being a volunteer firefighter is a challenging and rewarding way to serve your community. The job is physically and mentally demanding, and requires that the firefighter trains hard. But at Parker Volunteer Fire Department, you'll be surrounded by dedicated, motivated people who will help you develop your potential and become the best firefighter you can be.

Requirements:

* All applicants must pass a background investigation and drug test. If you are unsure of something in your background will prevent you from joining, please contact the Parker Fire Department at 972 442-4080 or contact Captain Joe Flowers

* Minimum Age - 18

* High School Diploma or GED

* Meet physical agility requirements

* Ability to work in confined spaces

* Must be TCFP certified.
 
* Attendance at in-house training sessions

* Obtain Class B Drivers license within 6 months of membership

* Ability to respond to emergency calls

* Ability to operate in a "chain of command" structure
Optional training typically pursued by our members:

* Paramedic - 1,000 hours

* Intermediate Fire Training - 206 hours

* Advanced Fire Training - 192 hours

* Driver/Operator - 44 hours

* Rope Rescue Operations - 36 hours

* Rope Rescue Technician - 32 hours

* Swift Water Rescue Technician - 32 hours