Fire Captain

ANNOUNCEMENT OF JOB OPENING

The City of Henderson is accepting applications for the position described below:

Job Title:  Fire Captain

General Statement of Duties: To ensure protection to residents and property from fire, extinguish fires, conduct fire prevention and educate the public on fire safety, provide basic life support services at scene of fire. Participation in and directing fire suppression and fire prevention. Supervises Fire Lieutenant, Firefighters, Volunteer Firefighters and Facilities.

Acceptable Experience and Training: Applicants from within the Department must have a minimum of five years of firefighting experience and have held the position of Lieutenant for at least two years. Applicants from outside the department must have a minimum of seven years of firefighting experience with two years serving in a supervisory role comparable to the Lieutenant position within the Henderson Fire Department.

Required Certificates or License: High school diploma or equivalent and a valid State of Texas Class B Drivers’ License. Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Firefighter Certification and Fire Investigator Certification and Texas Department of Health Basic ECA Certification.

Closing Date: First review of applications will be November 22, 2019.

Interested parties may apply by contacting Human Resources at 404 W. Main Street, Henderson, Texas for an application form.


Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.