Dallas Fire-Rescue Recruiters are responsible for processing candidates for all uniformed Trainee Fire Rescue Officers (TFRO) and Trainee Fire Prevention Officers (TFPO) for employment. Our Recruiters oversee an eight-week training and mentoring program, to prepare TFRO applicants for the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). Recruiters are currently processing approximately 400 TFRO, and 299 TFPO applicants. Additionally, Recruiters serve as a public face for DFR, through participation in area public schools Career Days and local Job/Career Fairs.
Applications for Trainee Fire and Rescue Officer will be accepted January 4, 2015 through January 17, 2015. The minimum requirements for candidates are:
Beginning January 4, 2015, interested candidates will be allowed to submit an online application to Civil Service, via www.dallascityhall.com; go to “Today I Want to” – Find a job, on the left side of the page. Applicants will be redirected to NEOGOV to complete the application process. Once an application is accepted by NEOGOV, the applicant will be notified via email. Next, Civil Service will verify the applicants’ eligibility and request each applicant to submit supporting documentation (college transcripts or DD214). After verification, eligible candidates will be assigned a date and time to take the Trainee Fire and Rescue Officer written examination.
If you have questions, please contact a recruiter at 214-670-0223. Also, follow us on Facebook.