Cadet Firefighter 2019
Job Details
Woodlands Fire Department - The Woodlands, TX
Full Time
$58,883.12 - $58,883.12 Salary/year

The Woodlands Fire Department will be conducting a Firefighter exam to fill one open position and create an eligibility list for future vacancies. A written fire and emergency medical exam will be administered on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

will begin at 0800

Test will begin at 0900; no entry after testing has begun

Testing Location:

The Woodlands Fire Department, Emergency Training Center

16135 IH 45 South, Conroe, TX 77385

Recommended study guides are the Essential of Firefighting 6th edition, IFSTA, Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills 3rd edition, and Brady Emergency Care 12th edition.

The top candidates from the exam will be scheduled for the physical assessment on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Oral interviews will be conducted at a date to be determined later.

A physical, including drug screen and extensive background check will be completed prior to employment.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Basic firefighter certification and meet the minimum firefighter requirements as set forth by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection;
  • Certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services as an Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (or higher);
  • Attained at least 21 years of age

Students with proof of current enrollment in the Fire Academy and/or EMT training classes will be allowed to test; however, must have successfully completed required certifications prior to employment.


By completing the on-line application you are registered for The Woodlands Fire Department Written Exam.

Application Deadline is Wednesday, November 6th by 1200 (Noon)

  • Date of exam has been set for Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • Sign-in will begin at 0800
  • Testing will start at 0900; no entry after testing has begun.
  • IDs will be checked at the sign-in table
  • Bring a pencil(s) with you to complete the test
  • No Cell Phones Allowed in the testing room

Testing location:

The Woodlands Fire Department, Emergency Training Center

16135 IH 45 South, Conroe, TX 77385

Next Steps:

Physical Ability Test (PAT) - the top scoring forty (40) applicants meeting qualifications who have passed the written exam will be invited back to complete the PAT to be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019. Detailed information on testing requirements will be sent to you upon completion of your application.