Austin Fire Department
Candidate Interest Card

Thank you for your interest in becoming a firefighter with the Austin Fire Department. Submitting a Candidate Interest Card allows Austin Fire Department to send you updates and important information about upcoming hiring processes. Please note that this form is NOT an actual application, and your information will NOT be used in the hiring/selection process.
All fields are required*.

Personal Information

Date of Birth:
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Demographic Information

Referral Information

Qualifying Information

You must not have been convicted, performed community service, received deferred adjudication, or been assigned probation for:

  • any Class B Misdemeanor level offense within the last 5 years
  • more than one Class B Misdemeanor level offense, regardless of how long ago

Additionally, you may not be currently under indictment (currently charged) for:

  • any Class A Misdemeanor level offense
  • any Felony level offense
  • any offense, other than minor traffic offenses

This includes driving under the influence DWI/DUI or adjudication and juvenile felony adjudication. Please see FAQ for details.

Privacy Policy

This policy is to inform visitors to the website of its data-gathering methods and use of such data. collects many types of data throughout its website and the information requested, storage of that information, and the dissemination of that information will vary based on the department and/or service. The City of Austin may change this policy at any time at its sole discretion and without notice.

Information submitted to the website may be subject to the Texas Public Information Act. The website does not sell or lease personal information. However, by submitting this Candidate Interest Card, you permit the City of Austin Fire Department to share your information with other public safety agencies in the state of Texas for recruiting and employment purposes. Sharing this information is part of  a joint effort designed to provide information, guidance, and multiple opportunities for candidates to participate in various hiring processes throughout the state, thereby developing each individual into a more competitive candidate. is a City of Austin website. For our complete privacy policy, visit: