Employment with the New Braunfels Fire Department

On October 30, 2006, the City of New Braunfels adopted Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143 Civil Service. Our members now enjoy consistent hiring, promotional, disciplinary, and termination practices. As a result, our hiring requirements and practices have also changed.

Entry level testing is now administered by the Civil Service Director. Applicants must be at least 18, but not yet 36 years old, in order to take the general knowledge entrance test. Other specific requirements that must be met to be considered eligible for employment include:
Passing the written entry level exam, physical agility test, and swim test. Passing a pre-employment medical and psychological screening.At a minimum, hold TCFP basic firefighter and DSHS EMT-B certifications.

The information provided here is general in nature and for informational purposes only. Any specific questions should be directed to the Human Resources department at 830-221-4393.

The City of New Braunfels Human Resources department has an email list you may subcribe to in order to be notified by email of testing opporunities. please follow this link:

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