How to Join

Volunteer with the Windcrest Fire Department

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  1. Process
  2. Benefits
  3. Timeline

The application process to volunteer for the Windcrest Fire Department is as follows:

  • A comprehensive application for employment (including previous employment, references, current and prior addresses, education, military record)
  • Physical agility test to determine the physical capability of the applicant to perform the job
    • Successful completion of a Windcrest Fire Department physical agility test, during a career hiring process, within one year from the test date can be accepted in lieu of a new physical agility test
  • Comprehensive background check to include:
    • Driving record
    • Reference checks
    • Employment eligibility, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and acceptable identity and employment authorization documents (documentation may be requested upon hire)
    • Information obtained from public internet sites
    • Financial history consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) (15 USC § 1681 et seq.) when required
      • Required for positions engaged in the investigation of arson
      • Required for positions engaged in the direct handling of department money
      • Required for positions engaged in fire inspections and approvals of compliance for certificates of occupancy
      • Required for positions engaged in assisting the Fire Marshal
    • Local, state, and federal criminal history record checks
  • Polygraph or computer voice stress analyzer (CVSA) examination (when legally permissible)
  • Medical examination (may only be given after completion of all other part of the process)
  • Fire Chief's interview

**Applications can be obtained from the Windcrest Fire Department Administrative Offices located inside Windcrest City Hall at 8601 Midcrown Drive, Windcrest, TX 78239**