The Grand Prairie Fire Department seeks highly motivated individuals with a Paramedic or Firefighter/Paramedic certification who will serve our community with integrity and courage, committing themselves to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Grand Prairie.
As of January 1, 2022, the Grand Prairie Fire Department works a 48-96 schedule.
November 11th, 2023 Eligibility list(PDF, 836KB)
Contact Human Resources for details. Some restrictions apply.
Candidates placed on the Eligibility List must complete the documents below and submit at time of Physical Agility:
GPFD Personal History Statement Packet(PDF, 307KB)
All applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment physical agility test to demonstrate their ability to perform the essential functions of the job as described in the official city job description.
All applicants will be required to pass, prior to appointment, a post-employment medical and psychological examination to determine the applicant's mental and physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job. Said examinations shall be paid for by the city. No applicant shall have a physical or mental health disability which would serve to cause an employee subject to these rules to be unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the job of firefighter or would otherwise tend to endanger other employees while performing such duties.
All applicants shall be required to pass an Oral Review Board as established by the respective department heads and an in-depth background investigation including polygraph testing.
1525 Arkansas Lane
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Email: Fire Department Staff