COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 3rd.  Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals for 8 weeks.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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Application Period:      February 14, 2020 - April 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm
The exam will be held:     April 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Location:      2407 Market St. Baytown, TX
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With excellent pay and benefits offered by the City of Baytown, BFD is the right job for you

A Message from Fire Chief Kenneth Dobson

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Thank you for your interest in learning about the Baytown Fire Department and the advantages we have to offer you. Our Department is the perfect place to build a career with many opportunities beyond firefighting and medical response to diversify your work experience. These opportunities include our Regional Hazardous Materials Team, Regional USAR and Techincal Rescue Team, Training Division, Emergency Management, SWAT Medic, Dive Team, Fire Marshal’s Office, and BEAT Alley Fire Education.

As a member of our team (Baytown Fire Family), you will work alongside highly trained men and women, committed to our mission of providing the highest levels of fire and emergency medical service possible to our citizens, businesses, surrounding communities, and industry partners. We are a rapidly growing city and our Fire Department is beginning a new phase focused on exceptional service and operational excellence. This is a great time to join our dedicated Baytown Fire Family as we work together to become a model Fire Department for all others across the nation.

We are looking for men and women to join our team and serve our community through the City’s core values of Caring, Innovation, Collaboration, Leadership, and Stewardship. I invite you to look over the information on our website and give serious consideration to a career with the Baytown Fire Department.