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General Information

Entry Level Firefighter / Paramedic Annual Starting Salary:
$62,078.43 + benefits

Lateral Firefighter / Paramedic Annual Staring Salary:
36-59 months of continual service: $63,000.00 + benefits
60-119 months of continual service: $67,000.00 + benefits
120+ months of continual service: $69,750.00 + benefits

*All salaries listed above are budget approved beginning December 2, 2018

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 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 is required.
  • Possession of Texas Commission Basic Fire Protection certification is preferred.
  • 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.