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The Frisco Fire Department currently consists of 173 paid personnel and approximately 35 volunteer firefighters. Frisco operates seven fire stations with seven engines, two aerial ladder trucks, one heavy rescue, one light, air and rehab unit, one Haz-Mat truck, five ambulances and two brush trucks.
A total of 13 stations are proposed to be built, which could possibly be more depending on demand, as Frisco grows toward its anticipated population of 275,000 residents by 2030. In 2000, Frisco Fire Department achieved ISO 1 status, only the sixth department in Texas and the 41st department nationwide to receive that distinction.
To protect lives, property, and the environment from the adverse effects of fires, illness, accidents, natural disasters and other hazards by promoting public safety education and maintaining a well-equipped, highly trained and motivated workforce of professional firefighters and rescue personnel.
The Frisco Fire Department’s personal commitment to the citizens and visitors of the City of Frisco is unmatched by any. All members hold themselves to the highest degree of technical excellence, respect and compassion for fellow man and are competent in all facets of their chosen profession. Honor, Courage, and Commitment are all a part of the central core values on which the Frisco Fire Department was founded.
The Frisco Fire Department requires a high level of integrity and professionalism from all its members. In support of this standard and in addition to the requirements for city employment, the department has defined additional employment requirements and follows a consistent and structured hiring process that aligns closely with the demands of the job.
· Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent
· Must possess a valid Drivers License Class B or Class B exempt.
· Must successfully complete all pre-employment testing
· Must be a certified FF/Paramedic, FF/EMT, or Paramedic only. These certifications must be through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and Texas Department of State Health Services.
· Distribution of Study Guides
· Written Test
· Oral Interview
· Background Investigation
· DPS Check
· Physical Ability
· Drug Screen
· Medical Check
· Interview with the Fire Chief
The Frisco Fire Department employs a combination of career and volunteer members in its staffing model. The hiring process is the same for both career and volunteer members, but the employment requirements vary slightly. To learn more about positions in each group, click the appropriate link below: