2021 Recruiting

“Our Mission Goes Beyond Our Name” is the cornerstone of the Austin Fire Department. Cadet hiring generally occurs in odd-numbered years. Our Fire Cadets attend a seven-month, paid training academy where they must pass both the state-administered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and the Firefighter certified exams before graduating. After graduation, an individual becomes a probationary firefighter for six months prior to reaching full-status as an Austin Firefighter.

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Want to join our crew?

The Austin Fire Department is currently recruiting for the 2021 cadet hiring process.