Denison Fire Department Recruitment



DFR is taking applications for the entry level exam. For more information visit City of Denison website to download the application packet. 

Deadline to apply is Friday, February 23rd! Exam and agility test will be conducted on Saturday, March 3rd!


Striving for excellence, the Denison Fire Department seeks to recruit only the most highly skilled and motivated candidates for the challenging position of firefighter/paramedic.

Before being eligible for employment, an individual must successfully complete the firefighter entrance level test. To find out when the next testing will be, contact our Human Resources Director at (903) 464-4449. The results of the test are good for 1 year.
Applicant Requirements
In order to test and apply:
  • All candidates are required to have a valid driver's license, a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent certification, and be at least 18 - 35 years old
  • Applicants will need to be Firefighter/EMT-B certified before the civil service entrance exam
  • Applicants will need to pass a written test, physical agility test, oral board, medical examination, drug screen, and vision test
  • Applicants will be subject to and extensive public safety background check

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a firefighter, please contact our Human Resources Director at (903) 464-4449