Fire Captain

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.  Participation in and directing personnel in fire suppression and prevention.  Supervise fire fighters.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Internal candidates must be a Lieutenant and have held the position of Lieutenant for the Henderson Fire Department for at least one year with no disciplinary action above the level of verbal counseling within twelve months of the testing date. External applicants must have a a minimum of seven years in Firefighting, with two years serving in a supervisory role comparable to the Lieutenant position within the Henderson Fire Department.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR LICENSE: Basic Fire Fighter Certification from Texas Commission of Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; ECA or Basic EMT certification from Texas Department of Health, valid State of Texas Class B Drive's license, pass exam and oral interview, initial and ongoing agility test. Must maintain certification through continuing education.

CLOSING DATE: February 16th, 2024

Interested persons may apply by contacting Central Fire Station, 401 W. Main Street, Henderson, Texas for an application form

Please attach copies of the required certifications to the application.

Interested persons may apply by contacting Human Resources, 400 West Main, Henderson, Texas for an application form or click on the link below for electronic application. Applications may be submitted by mail, email or in person to City of Henderson, Attn: Human Resources, 400 West Main St., Henderson, Texas 75652.

Application for Employment

Application for Employment - Fillable PDF

*Any Incomplete Applications Will Not Be Considered.*

THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER