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Firefighter Career Opportunites

I Want to Be a Garland Firefighter

Next Entrance Exam: Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 
The application is a two step process. You must create a profile prior to application period.  
Create your profile now Instructions to create a profile. Applications accepted Aug. 14 - 28, 2015.


Please attend one of the informational sessions to learn more about the fire service and hiring process. All informational sessions will be held at Fire Administration in classroom 417 located at 1500 Highway 66. Please enter through the classroom doors located at the south end of building.  The session last approximately ninety minutes.

Aug. 3            3 p.m. or 7 p.m.

Aug. 4            10 a.m.

Aug. 5            3 p.m. or 7 p.m. 

Aug. 6            10 a.m.

Aug. 10         3 p.m. or 7 p.m.

Aug. 11         10 a.m.

Aug. 12         3 p.m. or 7 p.m.

Aug. 13         10 a.m.


Physical Agility Practice

You must have received verification of application submittal to participate. Practice will be held at the Fire Department drill field located at 1500 State Highway 66. You must sign a waiver of liability before participating.

Practice will be the on these dates.

Aug. 31, Sept. 2, 8, 9, and 10.   Start times will be 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. each day. Dates and times may change without prior notice.  


Please call 972-781-7149 or email the recruiting office at gfdrecruiting@garlandtx.gov for information about fire academy and hiring process.