Civil Service Exam February 8th, 2019

The Galveston Fire Department is hiring! The Civil Service entrance exam will be held at Moody Gardens Hotel (Salon F, G & H) on Friday, February 8, 2019! Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the exam will start promptly at 9 a.m.

Here's the information you need to know to answer the call to serve your community today:


The Details:

  • Make sure that you meet the minimum requirements before registering:

Requirements to become a firefighter are as follows:

  • Must be 19 years of age and not have reached 36th birthday prior to employment.
  • Must possess a Basic Structural Fire Protection certification issued by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
  • Must possess a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Must Posses a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must posses a valid Texas driver's license
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must have NO felony convictions
  • Registration is available online using the form below.
  • Keep the following things in mind for the exam
    • The exam will be held February 8th, 2019 at 9 a.m. at Moody Gardens Hotel (Salon F, G & H)
    • Registered participants will need to arrive between 8:30 am and 9am to sign in. You will need to bring a copy of your photo ID and be prepared to give your social security number.
    • Candidates can plan for the test to take up to three hours.
    • Those candidates who pass the test will be required to take a physical agility test. Please bring appropriate attire.
    • If you have questions or would like a study guide for the exam please contact our Human Resources Department at 409.797.3650 and they can assist you.
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  • After passing the exam and physical agility testing you will need to:
    • Complete Application forms and provide necessary documentation.
    • Participate in Interview Board Process
    • Participate in Interview with Fire Chief
    • Possess all applicable certifications and licenses required.
    • Accept conditional job offer
    • Successfully complete pre-employment physical and drug testing