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COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s “Open Texas” executive order, the City of Baytown will be re-opening public facilities in a phased process. Following CDC guidelines, all City events, programming, and City venue rentals remain cancelled or postponed until further notice. City services will continue to run in a modified format through digital or other distance means. Beginning May 11th, we will begin providing curb side and appointment-only services at our public facilities while avoiding fully opening government facilities to the public. We will continue to keep you updated on our social media channels.

For additional information visit

http://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

 

 

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The application acceptance period is currently closed. Please stay tuned for information on the next Firefighter Entrance Examination.

 

Starting pay is $63,419 with a $5,000 signing incentive. Additionally, individuals assigned to the ambulance will receive $400 per month paramedic assignment pay.  

 

The following are the minimum requirements required to take the entrance examination:

  • Applicant must be at least 19 years of age and less than 41 years of age by the date of hire.
  • Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED at the time of examination.
  • An applicant is eligible to take the entrance examination if the applicant has completed a paramedic training program through an accredited training facility. The applicant must possess certification through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic or as a Texas Department of State Health Services certified Emergency medical Technician Paramedic at the time of appointment. 
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen.
  • Applicant must have not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions.
  • Applicant must successfully meet Baytown standards for all supplemental questions relating to criminal history.