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Fire Department
300 W. Davis

Conroe, Texas 77301

Business Hours
Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Phone: 936.522.3080

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 PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER (0-1 Year)

Salary Range:  $58,710

Under administrative direction and supervision of the Lieutenant, a person in this position performs the duties of a firefighter including, but not limited to, the suppression of fire, rescue of victims from entrapped or unsafe conditions, rendering medical aid, fire prevention assignments, public fire education assignments, maintenance of self and equipment in a constant state of readiness, maintenance of a professional image with all peers, superiors, and the public through effective communications, self-esteem, pride in the department, willing ability to learn, and application of new techniques and knowledge.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

Probationary Firefighters undergo a rigorous phase training and testing program that prepares him or her to function effectively within the Conroe Fire Department.  The program requires mastery of hands-on skills as well as memorization of items such as policy and maps.

 


FIREFIGHTER (1+ Years)

Salary Range:  $60,765 - $74,696

Under administrative direction and supervision of the Lieutenant, a person in this position performs the duties of a firefighter including, but not limited to, the suppression of fire, rescue of victims from entrapped or unsafe conditions, rendering medical aid, fire prevention assignments, public fire education assignments, maintenance of self and equipment in a constant state of readiness, maintenance of a professional image with all peers, superiors, and the public through effective communications, self-esteem, pride in the department, willing ability to learn, and application of new techniques and knowledge.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

 

 

 

 


 

ENGINE OPERATOR (3+ Years)

Salary Range:  $76,936 - $82,416

Under administrative direction and supervision of the Lieutenant, a person in this position provides for the safe and effective operation of a pumper, ladder, and/or special firefighting or hazard mitigating apparatus to and from emergency and non-emergency incidents.  This position requires constant alertness and observation of assigned apparatus to ensure proper unit maintenance in accordance with safe operating principles.  The Engine Operator performs the duties of a Firefighter including, but not limited to, the suppression of fire, rescue of victims from entrapped or unsafe conditions, rendering medical aid, fire prevention assignments, public fire education assignments, maintenance of self and equipment in a constant state of readiness, and maintenance of a professional image with all peers, superiors, subordinates, and the public through effective communications, self-esteem, and pride in the department.  Employees in this classification may also be required to serve as an acting Lieutenant in the absence of the regular duty Lieutenant.  When serving in the acting Lieutenant role, these individuals are responsible for the management of all company-level programs and the supervision of assigned fire companies and equipment at the scene of an incident until relieved of command by an officer of higher rank.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

 


 

LIEUTENANT (5+ Years)

Salary Range:  $90,657 - $96,179

Under administrative direction and supervision of the Deputy Chief and/or Battalion Chief, the Lieutenant supervises unit and station operations while performing the duties of Firefighter including, but not limited to, the suppression of fire, rescue of victims from entrapped or unsafe conditions, rendering medical aid, fire prevention assignments, public fire education assignments, maintenance of self and equipment in a constant state of readiness, maintenance of a professional image with all peers, superiors, and the public through effective communications, self-esteem, pride in the department, willing ability to learn, and application of new techniques and knowledge.  The Lieutenant supervises Firefighters and Engine Operators providing direction, discipline, and a positive example.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

 

 


BATTALION CHIEF (7+ Years)

Salary Range:  $101,950 - $109,211

Under administrative direction and supervision of the Deputy Chief, the Battalion Chief is responsible to command and direct firefighting, emergency medical service (EMS), and other related emergency operations on an assigned operational shift.  Responsibilities involve extensive contact with Fire Department personnel, employees of other city departments, businesses, schools, and the general public.  Technical competence will be demonstrated while working as a team member and exercising independent judgment in a number of confidential and sensitive assignments including, but not limited to, emergency response, conflict resolution, and technical assistance while maintaining a high level of readiness to manage a dynamic and diverse work environment.  The Battalion Chief will maintain him or herself and equipment in a constant state of readiness and maintain a professional image with all peers, superiors, and subordinates through effective communications, self-esteem, pride in the department, willing ability to learn, and application of new techniques and knowledge.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

 


DEPUTY CHIEF (9+ Years)

Salary Range:  $115,764 - $122,814

Under administrative direction and supervision of the Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief, the Deputy Chief is responsible for the daily planning and execution of emergency and non-emergency assignments within the division assigned by the Fire Chief:  Operations, Training, Emergency Management, or Prevention.  Responsibilities involve extensive contact with Fire Department personnel, employees of other city departments, elected officials, city administration, businesses, industry, schools, and the general public.  As a member of the departmental Command Staff, the Deputy Chief will be a key player in policy and program development within specific program/functional areas.  Technical competence will be demonstrated while working as a team member and exercising independent judgment in a number of confidential and sensitive assignments including, but not limited to, emergency response, conflict resolution, and technical assistance while maintaining a high level of readiness to manage a dynamic and diverse work environment.  The Deputy Chief will maintain him or herself and equipment in a constant state of readiness and maintain a professional image with all peers, superiors, and subordinates through effective communications, self-esteem, pride in the department, willing ability to learn, and application of new techniques and knowledge.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

  


ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF (Appointed, 5+ Years)

Salary Range:  $128,954 - $150,412

Under the administrative direction and supervision of the Fire Chief, the Assistant Fire Chief performs duties of the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of the Fire Department, assisting the Fire Chief with his/her duties.  The Assistant Fire Chief may supervise the Fire Prevention Division, Training Division, and/or Operations Division and assists in development and administration of the departmental budget, serves as the Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator, and recommends policies and programs to ensure compliance with federal and state safety laws.  The Assistant Fire Chief also investigates complaints, recommends hiring of new firefighters in accordance with Civil Service guidelines, may assume command at incidents, and acts as the Fire Chief in the Fire Chief’s absence.  Technical competence will be demonstrated while working as a team member and exercising independent judgment in a number of confidential and sensitive assignments including, but not limited to, emergency response, conflict resolution, and technical assistance while maintaining a high level of readiness to manage a dynamic and diverse work environment.  The Assistant Fire Chief will maintain him or herself and equipment in a constant state of readiness and maintain a professional image with all peers, superiors, and subordinates through effective communications, self-esteem, pride in the department, willing ability to learn, and application of new techniques and knowledge.  Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with departmental and city policy, city ordinance, state and federal law, and adopted codes and standards.

 


FIRE CHIEF (Appointed)

Working as part of the City of Conroe's Management Team, the Fire Chief is the department head and represents and stands accountable for the Fire Department's actions to internal and external stakeholders.