Website Montgomery County ESD No. 10

Combination Fire Department

Job Opportunity:  Full-Time Firefighter/EMT-B

Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 10 / Magnolia Fire Department, Magnolia, Texas 77354

Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 10 (“MCESD No. 10”) and the Magnolia Fire Department (“MFD”) are seeking eligible Men and Women to become Full-Time Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician – Basic with our organization.  Montgomery County ESD No. 10 is an equal opportunity employer.

MCESD No. 10 covers approximately one hundred sixty-four (164) square miles, protecting an estimated population of 138,000 persons, in a rapidly growing area of Montgomery County, in the Greater Houston, Texas area.  The MCESD No. 10 and MFD responded to Five Thousand five hundred and Fifty-One (5,551) incidents in 2019.  The Full-Time Firefighters main responsibility is performing tasks assigned during emergency incidents. These tasks are fire suppression, utilizing fire hose to extinguish fire; ventilation of hot gases and smoke from buildings; climb ground and aerial ladders; search and rescue of missing persons in those structures; and rescue persons from vehicles, buildings and floodwaters.  Non-emergency tasks are participating in Fire Department training evolutions, Community Risk Reduction (“CRR”) events, and other tasks assigned by a company or chief officer.

Will observe and follow all safety rules and regulations.

Will follow all District Policies and Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG’s).
Will work a work plan covering twenty-four (24) hours per day and fifty-three (53) hours per week; (day on, day off, day on, day off, day on, then four (4) days off).
Work time that exceeds fifty-three hours per week or one hundred-six (106) hours per pay period will be compensation at one and one-half (1.5) their base pay rate; double (2.0) time will be paid to those who work on a holiday.
Will provided BLS care to injured or ill patients; first response only.
May be required to drive large fire apparatus (Engines, Aerial Ladders, Rescue, Tender (Tanker), along with smaller technical and administrative vehicles.
Requirements:

Shall be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Possess or eligible to possess a Texas Class C Driver’s license; when employed will need to obtain a Texas Class B Driver’s License.
Shall have two (2) years of experience in the Fire Service, or graduate from a two (2) year community college with Fire Service Associate Degree or TCFP Certifications.
Shall possess or able to possess a Texas Commission on Fire Protection (“TCFP”) Firefighter Basic certification. (Out of State IFSAC, certifications will allow transition of out of state candidates).
Shall possess or able to possess a State of Texas EMT-B License.
Shall pass an oral interview provided by MCESD No. 10 Chief Officers.
Shall pass a Physical Ability Test (“PAT”) provided by the District.
Shall pass a Medical Exam provided by a third party clinician.
Shall pass a drug and alcohol test provided by a third party clinic (test includes nicotine).
Shall pass a mental health exam provided by a third party clinician.
Shall be a non-smoker, non-tobacco user and non-vaping user.
Wage and Benefits:

Starting annual base wage of $57,000.14 or $20.6822 per hour.  Listed wage does not include overtime or FLSA overtime earned.
Fifty-three (53) hour work week.
Non-exempt, At Will Employee
Health Insurance: one hundred (100% percent employee; fifty (50%) Family.
Vision Insurance: one hundred (100% percent employee; fifty (50%) Family.
Dental Insurance:  one hundred (100% percent employee; fifty (50%) Family.
Pension, Texas County District Retirement System (“TCDRS”).
Life Insurance.
Short Term and Long Term Disability.
Access to a “457” account.
Longevity after five (5) years.
No vacation for the first year (365 days).
Vacation: six (6) twenty-four (24) shifts; one hundred forty-four (144) hours after the first year.
Uniforms provided by the District.
Protective Clothing provided by the District.
If you are interested in working with a rapidly growing, progressive Fire District, please find applications from the MFD Administrative Office at 281-356-3288 or at [email protected] Applications are also located at https://www.magnoliafire.org/employment.  The application can be obtained via email or regular mail.  The application may also be obtained by coming to the Administration Building located at 18215 Buddy Riley Blvd., Magnolia, Texas 77354.

 

Completed applications, resume, certifications and diploma will be received until Friday, May 27, 2022 at 1700 hours.

Mail the completed applications to:

Magnolia Fire Department

18215 Buddy Riley Blvd.

Magnolia, Texas 77354

or email to [email protected]

 

Contact:

Fire Chief Jeffrey S. Hevey

281-356-3288

To apply for this job email your details to jhevey@magnoliafire.org