Employment

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Kilgore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicant Information

  • Applications are only accepted when a position is available.
  • Successful applicants must have a minimum of a High School diploma or a General Education Degree
  • Successful applicants must pass:
    • Criminal history check
    • Drug screening
    • Pre-employment physical

The Kilgore Fire Department (KFD) is a dynamic organization that believes in a Community Service approach to providing emergency services to the citizens we serve. The KFD is a progressive-minded organization that uses modern techniques and concepts to maximize our firefighting capabilities such as CAFS Foam and Transitional Fire Attacks. Firefighters working in the KFD realize the importance that physical fitness plays in supporting a safe fireground, therefore all firefighters participate in a physical training program designed to improve the individual's fitness level. KFD provides opportunities for training and development of your career in the areas of:

  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) through advanced protocols
  • Firefighting
  • Hazmat response
  • Ropes Rescue
  • Swift-water Rescue
  • Vehicle Extrication

Entrance Exam

The Kilgore Fire Department will be hosting their entrance exam for the entry level firefighter. The test will be for both part-time and full-time positions.

If you have any questions, please call Fire Administration.

  1. Audrey Pace

    Fire / Public Works Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 903-988-4112