Now Hiring Firefighters

Abilene Fire Department
Accepting Applications for Entry-Level Firefighter
Certified & Non-Certified


The Abilene Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of public safety services to our community. We protect lives and property through fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous material mitigation, fire prevention and public education. The Abilene Fire Department operates from 8 fire stations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Good moral character
  • Good driving record
  • Pass drug test, medical, & psychological exams

No Experience Required • Full-Time Shift Work • 11 Paid Holidays, 15 Paid Vacation Days & 15 Paid Sick Days Per Year • Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance Plans • Certification Pay • Education Pay • Longevity Pay

Apply Online At

Application Deadline
November 10, 2019

Hiring Process

  • Written exam
    November 23rd
  • Physical Agility Test
    December 6th & 7th
  • Start Date
    April 2020

Starting Salary: $48,000