Volunteer Cadet
Job Details

If you would like a rewarding way to contribute to your community, you can start the process of joining the Spring Fire Department as a volunteer by clicking on the link below.

Must be 18 years of age or older.

If you are still in High School, you will need to show proof of passing all classes with a 75 or greater.


Candidate Firefighter Process (Required for All Successful Applicants) Applicant Requirements-

  • High School Diploma or GED (if still in school, grades must be kept above 75%)
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Completed Physical - click here to download form email to HR@springfd.org
  • Attendance of at least 1 Information session


 Volunteer Program

  • First Aid CPR
  • Texas Boater Safety Course
  • NFPA 1500 Bloodborne Pathogen Safety Course
  • Workplace Diversity Course
  • Traffic Incident Management Course
  • Courage to be Safe Course
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 courses

Lecture Portion

  • 8 weeks On line and at own pace with mandatory minimums to be met
  • Weekly webinar on Wednesday evenings to review course material

Skills Portion 

  • 12 weeks of skill work
  • Wednesday evenings and Saturdays

 Attain State Firefighter’s and Fire Marshal’s Association of Texas (SFFMA) Firefighter 1


Benefits of Volunteering

  • Comprehensive training resulting in a Firefighter 1 and certification from the State Fireman’s and Fire Marshal’s Association
  • Incentive allowance per shift volunteered
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement for some Fire and EMS related certifications
  • Eligibility to receive lifetime retirement pay after age 55 with over 10 years of qualified service through the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System
  • Department provided on-duty and off-duty life insurance; accident insurance; disability benefits
  • Opportunity to make lifelong friends and become part of the fire service brotherhood/sisterhood
  • An excellent path to a full-time or part-time career position in the fire service

Information sessions are mandatory. Failure to attend one of the below sessions will result in denial of the application. 

July 26, 2022 7pm - 8pm

August 13, 2022 10am-11am

September 6, 2022 7pm - 8pm

All info sessions will be held at our Spring Fire Department Station 74 located at 23803 Aldine Westfield Rd. Spring, TX 77373.


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