Employment

Plano Fire-Rescue Entrance Exam
Plano Fire-Rescue will hold an entrance examination for the position of Fire Rescue Specialist on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 6 p.m. An eligibility list consisting of the names of individuals who have successfully passed the test will be posted following the exam and the hiring process will begin with the individuals with the highest scores.

Eligibility
To be eligible to take the exam, a properly completed Plano Fire Entrance Exam Pre-Registration Questionnaire must be received by the Civil Service Test Administrator before noon on Friday, March 28, 2014. Complete instructions are included in the pre-registration questionnaire.

After submitting a properly completed questionnaire, an admission slip will be emailed to you. This admission slip allows you entrance to the exam site. Please read the entire questionnaire thoroughly.

For more information, please contact Captain Brian Kanzaki at 972-941-7295 or briank@plano.gov.


Plano Fire-Rescue Candidate Interest Card
If you are interested in a career with Plano Fire-Rescue, please take a minute and fill out our Candidate Interest Card. This is not an actual application, but it lets Fire-Rescue send you important information about upcoming hiring processes.

Plano Fire-Rescue - How to be a Firefighter

Plano Fire-Rescue is a progressive organization delivering a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency services. Emergency services include:
  • Fire suppression
  • Advanced life support medical treatment and patient transportation
  • Specialized rescue operations
  • Hazardous material incident mitigation
  • Response to weather-related emergencies
Primary non-emergency services include:
  • Fire prevention inspections,
  • Public fire safety education programs,
  • Public CPR classes,
  • Support of numerous community events
Continued Growth
Plano Fire-Rescue continues its growth with one additional station forecast for the next few years. At present, the department is averaging around 12 vacancies per year as a result of Department growth, resignations, and retirements.