Job Opportunities


The City of Mineral Wells Fire/EMS Department is now accepting applications for Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic Preferred).

Now taking applications from- November 21, 2017 to January 31, 2018 at 12:00 P.M.

The exam will be given to qualified applicants on February 16, 2018 at 09:00 hrs. Test will be given at 300 S. Oak Avenue (Steve Perdue Training Center) Mineral Wells, TX 76067.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Possession of Basic Firefighter Certificate (or higher) issued by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Possession of an Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate, or able to obtain within 2 years of employment issued by the Department of State Health Services
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Possession valid Texas Class B Driver's License and a good driving record (Able to obtain within 6 months of employment.)

STARTING SALARY for Firefighter/Paramedic: $40,838.40 annually {Plus certification incentives up to $6,000.00 annually.)


  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • Paid Sick leave
  • TMRS Retirement
  • Health Insurance-The City will provide insurance for the employee and the employee may purchase insurance for dependent coverage through the City

Other incentives are available for specific certifications.

Time Line

Applications: November 21, 2017 - January 31, 2018 (deadline 12:00 hrs.) May be extended

Written Examination: February 16, 2018 at 09:00 hrs. 300 S. Oak Avenue, Mineral Wells TX, 76067

Interviews: TBD at 300 S. Oak Avenue, Mineral Wells TX, 76067

Physical, drug screening, and background investigation, after conditional job offer.

You may pick up applications at the City Hall Annex 115 SW 1st Avenue, Mineral Wells TX 76067
Applications available online at

(Please provide proof of TDHSH Certification, TCFP Fire Certification, and Drivers License only)