Civil Service

The Plainview Fire / EMS Department is a civil service department. Civil service employment exams are given as openings occur, with list maintained for one year or until the list is exhausted.

Certification Requirements

All prospective applicants must meet the following minimum certification requirements:

  • Certified firefighter by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Certified at the Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) or above by the Texas Department of State Health Services

Contact Us

For additional employment information, please contact the Fire Chief at (806) 296-1170 or the director of civil service at (806) 296-1151.