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Sept. 21 deadline looms for Paris Fire Department applications, entrance exams set for Sept. 27

 The Paris Fire Department is accepting applications for prospective firefighters to join the department, and the Sept. 21 deadline is fast approaching.

The examination will be Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at 5 p.m. in the Paris Junior College Ballroom, 2400 Clarksville St., Paris, Texas, for the position of Probationary Firefighter in the Paris Fire Department.

Applications and Study Guides are available at City of Paris Finance Office, 135, 1st St. S.E. from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Applications for testing must be delivered to the Civil Service Director’s Office by Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, by 5 p.m., and a photo ID will be required before being admitted to the testing facility.

Application and additional information regarding the hiring process can be found here or at www.paristxfire.org.

Eligible applicants must be between 18 and 36-years old, and meet all required specifications in the application for the Paris Fire Department firefighter form PFDFRM:2A-3, which is also available at the City of Paris’ Finance Office or by clicking here.

The applicant also must have either obtained or be able to meet all legal requirements necessary to become eligible for future certification by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (for details see: http://www.tcfp.state.tx.us/standards/basic certification.asp) and the Texas Department of State Health Services for EMT-Basic certification (for more information see: http://www.dshs.state.tex.us/).

Visit the Paris Fire Department’s website here for more information.

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