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Salary and Compensation

(Pay scale effective April 1, 2014)

Fire Recruit$3,163.00
Firefighter Step 1$3,829.00
Firefighter Step 2$3,993.00

Additional Pay Incentives

Course / Degree Completed
EMT - Basic
EMT - Paramedic (Initial)$300.00
EMT - Paramedic (Max)
TCFP Certifications Above Basic (Max of 4)

Associate Degree (Any Field)
Associate Degree (Fire Sciences)$130.00
Bachelor Degree (Any Field)
Bachelor Degree (Fire or EMS)$200.00
Master Degree (Any Field)
Master Degree (Fire or EMS)$250.00

Longevity is paid at a rate of $6.00 per month per year of service after completion of first year.

College tuition reimbursement is also available to those firefighters wishing to continue their education. Employees have easy access to a community college and an upper level university.


Sick Leave10 days per year
Vacation15 days per year
Holiday12 days per year

  • Defined Benefit Retirement
  • Health & Dental Insurance Plans Available
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Provided
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Paid Uniforms
  • Employee Credit Union