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Grand Prairie, Texas


Grand Prairie Fire Department

318 W. Main Street

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Phone: 972-237-8196  

Fax: 972-237-8286



Salary: $49,116 - $67,476

Population: 175,396

Sworn Officers: 200

Application Deadline: 3/29/13




The Grand Prairie Fire Department seeks highly motivated individuals who will serve our community with integrity and courage, committing themselves to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Grand Prairie.



Testing Date:


April 6, 2013



Application Deadline:


March 29, 2013



To be eligible to take the written exam you must:

  1. Be between the ages of 19 and 35.  Applicant 36 years of age or older is not eligible for a beginning position as a firefighter.

  2. Be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization OR a permanent resident


The following is due by the application deadline:


*Optional: Copy of DD-214 if ever in the military. (Persons having been honorably discharged from the military service and who pass the written examination will receive an additional five (5) points to the raw score.)



Applicants shall, by the time of hire,

meet and provide the following documents:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization OR a permanent resident and able to read, write, and fluently speak English.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED.

  • Must have Texas Paramedic Certificate, Texas License or National Registry Paramedic Certificate.

  • Must be non-user of tobacco products.












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