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The Community Volunteer Fire Department offers qualified individuals an opportunity to join one of the busiest and fastest growing fire departments in the greater Houston area




Applying for CVFD is easy! Our online application can be done in less than 10 minutes.

  • Application Reviewed

  • Contacted by Email

  • Schedule Interview

Fire Academy candidates are required to complete our physical ability test


An interview will take place where we can discuss requirements and answer questions.

  • Offer Sent via Email

  • Background & Drug Screen

  • Submit HR Documents

Certified interviews are held between the 1st & 7th of each month


Most candidates start about a month after their interview, depending on scheduling availability. 

  • Receive Welcome Letter

  • Attend Orientation

  • Receive Assigmnent

Additional training may be required for some candidates

Find out what it takes to be part of our team

Find out what could get you disqualified

Have a question?

We answered a few here

Volunteer applicants are typically contacted within a few days

Fire & EMS academy applicants should expect to be contacted about a month or two prior to the course start date

There are currently no Paid Firefighter positions available. Applicants will be added to a wait list and contacted in order as positions become available. 

Community Volunteer Fire Department provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, notional origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.


CVFD expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability or other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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