Recruitment Info

The Little Elm Fire Department is currently recruiting for open positions at this time. The Town of Little Elm, along with the Little Elm Fire Department, is a values-driven organization that is focused on teamwork, innovation, and servant leadership. These values allow the department to offer a great opportunity for advancement, a well-funded and established training program, and excellent benefits.


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Can compete in the process if currently attending and in good standing in a fire academy or EMT-Basic school
  • Must be certified in one of these categories before hire date:
    - TCFP Firefighter and Texas State EMT-Basic (required to take Paramedic and have 18 months to pass)
    - Texas State EMT-Paramedic (required to take TCFP Firefighter and have 18 months to pass)
    - TCFP Firefighter and Texas State EMT-Paramedic
  • Disqualifiers


  • Apply June 23-July 24, 2023
  • Written Exam and Row Test on July 29 (wear PT clothes)
  • Physical Agility on August 5 (wear PT clothes)
  • Panel Interview TBA
  • Background Checks TBA
  • Conditional Offer and Chief's Interview TBA
  • Psychological Test TBA
  • Physical and Drug screening TBA

Physical Agility

PAT Details

Test includes:

  • Aerial Climb
  • Charged Hose Drag
  • Ladder Raise with High Rise Pack
  • 3" Hose Lift
  • Ventilation Simulator/Keiser Sled
  • Equipment Carry
  • Extension Ladder Removal
  • Dummy Drag

Town Benefits

  • Competitive salaries for all ranks. View our Fire Department Step Plan
  • Full health benefits including Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability.
  • 2-to-1 matching retirement through Texas Municipal Retirement Systems (TMRS)
  • Eleven paid holidays each year
  • 120 hours of paid sick time annually and 180 hours of paid vacation annually
  • Advanced certification pay and education pay available
  • Longevity pay
  • 48/96 schedule

Required Documents for Background Packet

In order to help you prepare for the completion of the background packet, a list of required documents (where applicable) has been provided. It may benefit you to go ahead and be collecting these documents in order to ensure timely completion of the packet as required.

Legible copy of current and valid Firefighter Certificate

  • Legible copy of current and valid EMT-Paramedic Certificate
  • Legible copy of valid Driver's License
  • Legible copy of valid Social Security Card
  • Legible copy of valid Birth Certificate
  • Legible copy of valid High School Diploma
  • Legible copy of valid College Transcripts
  • Legible copy of valid College Degree
  • Legible copy of valid Graduate Equivalence Diploma (G.E.D.)
  • Any related topic certificates( i.e. Haz-Mat, Fire, Rescue-Related)

Apply here:

"If you do NOT have any certifications but are currently in Fire Academy, EMT, or Paramedic School, please APPLY as a Firefighter/EMT."

Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic Requirement)


Paramedic (Firefighter Requirement)


If you have any questions, please contact:

Mitchell Broussard
Little Elm Fire Department