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Fire Employment Opportunities

The Bastrop Fire Department is a combination department responsible for providing fire protection services to over 9,000 residents within the 9 square miles of the City limits.  The Department has 2 fire stations that run an average of 1,200 calls annually.  Bastrop Fire Department promotes fire prevention and education, responds to fire, medical and rescue calls.





The Fire Department is looking for individuals who pride themselves on helping others within the community to fill 1 full-time firefighter positions.


2022 Hiring Process Important Dates and Information:

  • May 27, 2022:  Application Process Opens
  • June 10, 2022:  Q&A Session from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • This is a "Come and Go" event for questions. Event will be held at Fire Station #1 located at 802 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602.
  • June 24, 2022:  Application Process Closes at 5:00 p.m.
  • July 1, 2022:  Written Exam at 8:00 a.m.
    • Written Exam will be conducted at Fire Station #2 located at 120 Corporate Drive, Bastrop, Texas 78602.
    • Physical Ability Test following the written exam. Bring appropriate attire.
  • July 8, 2022:  Panel Interview.  Times to be determined.
  • July 11, 2022:  Projected Start Date


Hiring Packet Information



For more information, please contact the Fire Department at (512) 332-8672 or email




***The City of Bastrop is an equal opportunity employer.  Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment drug testing and criminal background investigations.***

The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.