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Please check this page periodically for information and updates on joining the Cibolo Fire Department. Interested in applying to join the Fire Department? Apply through the People & Performance Department.

Certification and License Requirements
  • Structural Firefighter Certification by the Texas Commission of Fire Protection [TCFP]. 
  • EMT-B certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services [DSHS], 
  • Requires a valid Texas Class “B” Exempt driver’s license [must obtain within 6 months of hire]

Hiring Process
Step 1: Apply and submit the application online
Step 2: Pass the written exam and complete the required Physical Ability Testing (P.A.T.) with a passing time. Please visit the CFD Candidate Study Guide for reference.
Step 3: Panel Review Interview
Step 4: Oral Board
Step 5: Fire Chief Interview
Step 6: Conditional Job Offer
Step 7: Complete the background investigation process
Step 8: Complete drug screening
Step 9: Complete medical/physical exam
Step 10: Begin Cibolo Fire Department probation!

Required after Employment
NIMS 100/200/700/800
Courage to be Safe Class
Traffic Incident Management
Texas Class B Exempt Drivers License

Required for Advancement
TCFP/IFSAC Instructor I
TCFP/IFSAC  Fire Officer I
TCFP Wildland S130/190
TCFP Driver/Operator—Pumper
Swift-water Rescue Training
HazMat Technician—TCFP/Pro-board
Special Training: Technical Rescue, Hazmat, etc.