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The Atascocita Fire Department, Structure Firefighter, Academy Class 22B

Important Dates: 

APPLICATION WINDOW:  2-1-2022 to 6-30-2022  

ORIENTATION CLASS: July 22, 2022
 

The Atascocita Fire Department, Structure Firefighter, Academy Class 22B will begin July 22, 2022
at 6:30 pm and will end in December 2022.  Total course hours:  480 hours

Orientation:  A mandatory orientation for the recruits will take place at 7:00pm on July 22, 2022. This orientation
will detail what is expected of the recruits for the duration of the firefighter academy. The orientation will be held at the AFD administration building at 18425 Timber Forest Dr., Humble, TX 77346.

Schedule:  Classes will take place every Monday and Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Skills days
will take place on Saturdays and will begin at 8:00 a.m. until 5 pm. This is a hybrid class, You will receive
a course syllabus during orientation that will outline what assignments need to be completed along with
due dates and test dates.

Cost:  The AFD Firefighter Academy overall cost is around $3000 which includes an added gear rental fee of
$200 dollars per month. The first $1000 dollars is a non-refundable down payment due July 21, 2022
no later than 3:30 pm.  The Atascocita Fire Department will allow you to pay the other $2000
dollars in a payment plan that can be broken into 5 payments. (The cost does not include any personal items that you will need for the class.)

Payments:  The $1000 dollar down payment is due by July 21, 2022 no later than 3:30 pm. Installment
payments
 will be due on the first day of the month, but no later than the 5th day of each month. If the
5th falls on a weekend, the payment will be due by the Monday immediately following the 5th day of
the month by 3:30 p.m.

Reimbursement:  There is an opportunity to be reimbursed $800, after graduation and under the following guidelines:

  • Complete the course
  • Pass the TCFP certification test
  • Continue serving with Atascocita FD as a member in good standing for 1 year after graduation

 

Applications will be accepted from 2-1-2022 through 6-30-2022.

Once the application period closes you will be contacted by email.  The department will let you know the next steps in the process in this email.

The steps that must be taken after the application period has closed are as follows:

 

  • The Department will contact you by email after the applications period has closed
  • Required physical from your physician. Your physical must have been completed within 30 days prior to orientation 
  • This examination should be the equivalent of a school physical
  • You will need to provide the results of your physical at orientation

Once you have turned in your physical results from your physician and completed your physical agility
test, you will be contacted about acceptance into the Firefighter Academy.

To Apply:

You must be 17 years or older to apply.

You can print an application from the following at
https://www.avfd.com/page/firefighteracademyapplication and bring the completed application to the
address below or Stop by our headquarters 9a-5p, Monday through Friday to fill out an application.
Our headquarters is located across from Timberwood Middle School at 18425 Timber Forest Dr,
Humble, TX 77346.


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