On-Call Firefighters

The mission of a paid-on-call firefighter for Texas Township is highly versatile, ranging from routine maintenance of department facilities and equipment to answering extraordinary call for emergency services. Included in this position is training for and participation in duties related to protection of life and property from natural and man made disasters.

Specifically, these would include but not limited to emergency responses to fire, hazardous material incidents, and emergency medical services. Non-emergency work would include training, pre-incident planning, in service building inspections and familiarization, facilities and equipment maintenance, and public education.

Primary Duties

  • The response to and intervention of emergencies encountered by this department as it meets its mission statement, the ultimate goal being the immediate preservation of life and property.
  • The proper operation and application of Department equipment and procedures in the intervention of emergencies or routine activities. Routinely lifts and carries equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • The proper use and routine maintenance of all department equipment and facilities.
  • The performance of all department mission related duties, and directed by operations division supervisory personnel. Duties will include exposure to extreme weather conditions, utilization of power equipment, working at extreme heights, and require superior reasoning ability.
  • The enthusiastic participation in department training and meetings.
  • If interested, the acceptance of additional administrative support duties such as squad leader, assistant squad leader, or team leader.
  • Assist supervisory personnel with team building efforts such as training.
  • In the absence of a officer senior firefighters may be assigned the responsibilities of acting command.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Age Limit
  2. Residence
  3. Education
  4. Vision
  5. Health Assessment
  6. Drivers License
  7. Background Check
  8. Experience
  • Minimum 18 years of age