City of Brenham, TX
  • Fire
  • $13.45 per hour based on 2756 hours annually
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • PS 1 - $13.45

48 hour schedule


Summary

Responds to emergencies; operates and maintains various fire suppression vehicles and equipment; participates in required training classes and education; assists in maintaining building quarters and grounds; and assists with department administrative duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responds to emergencies as a driver and operator of fire vehicles and equipment;
  • Assures that appropriate vehicles, personnel, and equipment arrive safely to fire scenes;
  • Properly positions vehicles and equipment at scene;
  • Performs firefighting, salvage, and rescue functions;
  • Operates and maintains aerial ladder trucks, pumper trucks, and various pumps;
  • Operates, maintains, and instructs others in the use of specialized equipment such as self-contained breathing apparatus, power rescue equipment, air bags, gas detectors, heat detectors, generators, chain saws, and more;
  • Operates and maintains radios and other communications equipment;
  • Participates in required training classes and education;
  • Assists in maintaining building quarters and grounds;
  • Performs annual tests of pumps, hoses, and hydrants;
  • Assists with department administrative duties, including preparing reports and maintaining files and statistical information; and
  • Assists in performing fire prevention functions, including assisting with pre-fire planning, inspecting fire extinguishers, and speaking to schools and the general public about fire prevention.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and volunteers, other agencies, and the general public.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Basic firefighter certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP); and minimum of Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification and obtain a valid Class B Texas driver's license within 6 months of hire.

Residency requirement:  Employees are required to reside within 1 hour from the Brenham Fire Station.

City of Brenham, TX
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