Just a few days ago we reported that Amarillo ranked number one out of three hundred and eleven cities across America for Fire Fighters. Read that blog here.

Now the Amarillo Fire Department will offer its Firefighter Civil Service Entrance Exam on Feb. 29 for qualified individuals interested in becoming a member of the elite and admired Amarillo Fire Department

The exam will be given at 9 a.m. at the Amarillo Civic Center Regency Room.

All applicants must have TCFP Basic Structural Firefighter and TDSHS EMT Basic certifications.

In addition, applicants must have a valid Texas Driver's License and must have successfully completed the Amarillo Fire Department Candidate Physical Agility Test.

All certifications must be submitted directly to the Amarillo Fire Department, 810 S. Van Buren, no later than Feb. 21 at 5 p.m.

Starting annual salary for an AFD firefighter is $44,280 with incentive pay offered for additional certifications.

For more information, visit the City of Amarillo job posting.

All applications must be submitted through the city's website.