Will I get paid more if I have a degree?

Not initially. Garland does not require college hours to be employed. However, after you reach higher certifications with the State of Texas and have completed certain years of service, you can receive additional pay based on college hours and/or a degree.

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1. Do I have to be a U.S. citizen?
2. How do I apply for a position with the City of Garland?
3. Can I pick up an application now?
4. Where can I pick up an application?
5. Do EMT/Paramedics get preference in the hiring process?
6. Can I transfer my State Fire Certification from another state to Texas?
7. Will I get paid more if I have a degree?
8. If I am already a certified firefighter will I have to go through firefighting training?
9. Do I have to be a certified Paramedic or Firefighter?
10. Do you take applications throughout the year?
11. Is there one Civil Service Test for all the cities in the metroplex?
12. Where can I obtain study material for the Civil Service Test?
13. Can I volunteer as a firefighter in the City of Garland?