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Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:18:37 -0700

We Continue To Receive Rain And Have Many Areas With Impassible Roads. Please Help Us By Staying Off The Roads.

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:44:47 -0700

Burn Ban For Unincorporated Montgomery County

Tue, 07 May 2019 13:03:10 -0700

Numerous Roads Are Experiencing Flooding In The District. Please Do Not Drive Into Standing Water. Turn Around Don'T Drown!

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South Montgomery County Fire Department
27900 Robinson Road
Conroe, TX 77385

Voice: 281-363-FIRE (3473)
Fax: 281-292-0487




Montgomery County Emergency Services District #8

South Montgomery County Fire Department

27900 Robinson Rd, Conroe TX 77385

281-363-3473 Fax 281-292-0487




Employment Opportunity: The South Montgomery County Fire Department / Montgomery County ESD #8,is seeking applications for an eligibility list for immediate open full- time Firefighter positions, who will work a 24-hour shift on a 9-day rotation, with (13) Platoon Days.(additional days off) This will be a tested position.

Application Deadline: Applications to participate are due by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019

      Test Dates:        Written                       Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 0800 hours
                                 Physical Agility         Tuesday, November 12, 2019 immediately following written exam
                                 Physical Agility         Wednesday, November 13, 2019 (if required)

Study Material: IFSTA Essentials 6th Edition, ISBN: 978-087939509-4

Test Components: Written Test, Physical Agility, Oral Interview

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED.
  •  Must be a minimum of 18 years of age with no upper age limit.
  • Possess, at minimum, a Basic Certification for Structural Fire Suppression from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection by hire date. Out-of-State applicants must be in the reciprocity process with TCFP prior to test date, must provide proof and status to the District at testing.
  • Possess a valid Texas Driver’s license and be able to obtain a Class B license within 90 days of appointment to position. Out-of-State applicants must obtain Texas Driver’s License within 30 days by state law.
  • Possess, at a minimum, an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services (TSDHS) by hire date. Out-of-State applicants must be in the reciprocity process with TDSHS prior to test date, and must provide proof and status to the District at testing.
  • Applicant must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen and health physical prior to appointment.



  • Starting salary of $46,573.16 while on probation, based on a 9 day rotation, with 13
  • Platoon Days annually (additional days off) to reduce the average workweek to 50 hours.
  •  Available certification incentives include $100.00 per month/Intermediate, $200.00 per month/Advanced and $300.00 per month/Master TCFP firefighters.
  •  Longevity incentive of $5.00 per check for each year of service with MCESD8.
  • Non-tobacco use incentives of $50.00 per month for non-tobacco users.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance is available for employee and family.
  • Paid Benefit sick, vacation and holiday time.
  • Retirement program through TCDRS with 2:1 match, based on a 7% contribution rate.
  • Deferred compensation plan available.

The South Montgomery County Fire Department is a rapidly growing all-career department 30 minutes north of Houston. The District covers approximately 53 square miles with a population of 70,000 plus. Over the last eight years, the District has grown from one staffed station to five stations, with one more being constructed in the coming year. We have exhausted our last several hiring lists and are still growing. There will be advancement opportunities for many more years to come.

In 2014, the District achieved an ISO Class 1 ranking District wide from the Insurance Services Office. We are one of less than 150 departments in the nation to receive this recognition.

For further information contact South Montgomery County Fire Department at (281) 363-3473, or see flyer below. Application can be found below as well.


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