Join Our Team

We are a combination fire department and have 67 full-time firefighters, 42 part-time firefighters and 95 volunteer firefighters on staff.

We also have Full-time Administrative staff, Human Resources staff, Emergency Vehicle Technicians, Facilities personnel, Technology Manager, Communications Director and many part-time positions to assist our staff.

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Important Dates

Our recruit academy is full, stay tuned for the next application period!

Volunteer Recruit Academy
begins July 14, 2018

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When you volunteer with Spring Fire Department, you get the training and guidance you need to keep the community–and yourself–safe.

We’re looking for courage, intelligence, a cool head under pressure, and most of all, a desire to make Spring, Texas a better, safer, place for everyone.

Applicant Requirements:
  • Must live within Coverage Area or close proximity
  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or GED*
  • Valid Texas driver’s license


* If still in High School, must show proof of passing all classes with a 75 or greater

Recruit Academy Prerequisites:

Successfully complete the following:

  • 4-Hour Department Orientation course
  • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Program
  • Texas Boater Safety course
  • NFPA 1500 Bloodborne Pathogens Safety course
  • Workplace Diversity course
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 703, 800 classes
Recruit Academy:

* 24 weeks – Wednesday and Saturday each week

Cadet Program:
  • Complete Phase Testing Program (8 months)
  • Receive Firefighter status

Benefits of volunteering

When you volunteer with Spring Fire Department, you become part of something bigger than yourself.

Become part of a team that becomes your family and gives you opportunities most never receive including serving the citizens of our great community.

  • Comprehensive training resulting in a Firefighter 1 certification from the State Fireman’s and Fire Marshal’s Association
  • Incentive allowance per shift volunteered
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement for some Fire and EMS related certifications
  • Eligibility to receive lifetime retirement pay after age 55 with over 10 years of qualified service through the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System
  • Department provided on-duty and off-duty life insurance; accident insurance; disability benefits
  • Opportunity to make lifelong friends and become part of the fire service brotherhood/sisterhood
  • An excellent path to a full-time or part-time career position in the fire service

are you ready to volunteer?

Becoming a volunteer firefighter is the most rewarding experience and an
opportunity to serve your community

apply now