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Amarillo Firemen and Women Wanted

Enclave Apartment Fire. Photo: Amarillo Fire Department

Like the Marines, the Amarillo Fire Department is looking for a few good men and women.

The Departments Community Liasion says they want the AFD to represent the community and the process is open to anyone in the community.

Jeff Justus says because of retirement’s natural attrition and life circumstances the department is looking to hire 15 to 20 people as soon as possible.

You must be between 18 and 35 years old with a high school diploma or GED> He says they’ll take you right off the street and in five months you’ll be on a fire truck.

The pay is between 43 to46-thousand dollars a year to start, a pay increase every year for the first five years. that adds up to 65-thousand dollars a year within five years.

For more information go to the Amarillo website and click of Amarillo Fire Department


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