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For information on open positions and hiring in the Southlake Fire Department, please check the employment opportunities page.  If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at (817) 748-8064 or email [email protected]

General Information

*The salaries below will go into effect on November 27, 2022*

Certified Firefighter / Paramedic: $76,920.86

Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic Pay Program

  • 24-59 months of certified experience: $78,414.29
  • 60-107 months of certified experience: $79,590.55
  • 108+ months of certified experience: $85,502.11

EMS Lieutenant: $108,352.50 - $119,187.75

All full-time positions include the City's comprehensive benefits package. To view the summary of benefits, please visit the Pay & Benefits page.

City of Southlake Minimum Requirements  

The below requirements MUST be met to be considered for employment with the City of Southlake.

  • Must be at least 19 years old.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to obtain a valid Texas Class B Drivers' license within six (6) months of hire date.
  • Possession of Paramedic certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services National Registry Paramedic certification (unless otherwise posted).
  • Possession of Texas Commission Basic Fire Protection certification (unless otherwise posted).
  • Possession of Emergency Medical Technician certification is required (unless candidate possesses a Paramedic license).
  • Must successfully pass a Physical Ability Test (PAT) and written examination.
  • Must have the ability to pass all pre-employment screenings to include: an extensive background investigation, a polygraph, psychological exam, physical and drug screen.