Thank you for your interest in becoming a Fire Cadet for the Austin Fire Department. You can learn more about us at JoinAFD.com.
Cadet starting pay is $19.50/hour ($40,560/annually). After successful completion of our Academy (approximately 6 months), Probationary Firefighters will earn $55,230/annually. Download the pay schedule for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
To determine whether you are qualified to apply, please review our minimum qualifications and our disqualification information. Be sure to also review the fitness expectations for a Fire Cadet.
For other City of Austin employment opportunities, please refer to Austin City Jobs.