Thank you for your interest in becoming a Cadet for the Austin Fire Department. We have additional information below for those who want to find out more about our exciting career opportunities. For other City of Austin employment opportunities, please refer to City Jobs.
To explore becoming a Cadet of the Austin Fire Department, please visit JoinAFD.com for further information. To determine whether you are qualified to apply to become a Cadet of the Austin Fire Department, please review the minimum qualifications listed at JoinAFD.com.
Physical fitness is a critical part of a firefighter’s duties. See more information on preparing for the requirements. Candidates should continue to prepare for their fitness requirements throughout the hiring process in preparation for the first day of the academy if hired. Read more.
Components of the hiring process are listed below with further information linked for details. Review details on the minimum qualifications for applying as a cadet and disqualifiers before the application process begins.
Applications will be accepted February 4, 2019 through March 27, 2019.
Applications open on February 4, 2019 at 12:01 AM. The official Austin Fire Department Cadet application can be found at AustinCityJobs.org.
Instructions for locating the position on Austin City Jobs:
Create an account
Use the key works: fire cadet
Fill out the application
For issues with the application, please use the Help link in the application