Apply for Employment?

City of Shavano Park will post new job opportunities  on this page as positions become available. If you are considering a rewarding career in public service, please visit our page on a regular basis.  The City of Shavano  Park is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a quality workforce.  The City of Shavano Park accepts applications and resumes only for positions advertised. Job announcements and application are listed below.

The City of Shavano Park Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of

Full Time
Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic Preferred).

This hiring process will establish an eligibility list and fill current positions.
More information may be found at

Applications and resume must be received by February 15, 2022 at 5:00pm

Applications are available at the following website:

or may be obtained by emailing

**Mail completed applications to:              **Or Hand Deliver to:                **Or Email to:

Human Resource                                              Shavano Park Fire Department

Attn: Trish Nichols                                           15604 NW Military Hwy

900 Saddletree Court                                             Shavano Park, TX. 78231                


Current compensation for starting Firefighter/EMT as of October 2021

Starting salary range is $46,820.01 min to $58,820.78 max – based on 2756 hours per year

Starting salary, including 156 overtime hours, range is $50,794.89 min to $63,435.70 max per year

(Listed salaries do not reflect additional pay for TCFP certifications, as described below)

Rotating shifts are based on a **48/96 Work Schedule**


  • TMRS 20-year retirement with 7% 2:1 match
  • Paid Individual Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • City Contribution to Individual HSA or FSA
  • Additional Pay for Intermediate, Advanced, or Master FF TCFP Certification
  • Additional Pay for Intermediate, Advanced or Master Fire Inspector TCFP Certification


Must be at least 18 years of age at time of application. Must be a citizen of the United States. Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Must have a fluent command of written and spoken English. Must be in good physical and emotional health. If applicable, military service with an honorable discharge as stipulated on a DD-214 form.


Must have a current TCFP certification. Must have a current Texas DSHS certification as an EMT-Basic. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Must be insurable under the City’s vehicle insurance policy. Must pass a background check to insure applicant has not been convicted of a felony, DWI, DUID. Have not been convicted of a misdemeanor above class C.  Have not received more than 5 traffic related issues in the past five years. Must PASS a reference check, an oral interview, a pre-employment physical examination to include drug screening, a written entrance exam, and a physical ability test

  • Request, complete and submit a City of Shavano Park application along with current resume or curriculum vitae. Must include a copy of Driver’s License at time of submission
  • Candidates will be formally invited by phone, mail and / or email to participate in a written entrance examination process and in a physical ability process scheduled for October 26th at 9:00am
  • Applicants must complete the written exam portion with a minimum of 70% or higher score as well as complete the physical ability test
  • Candidates successful in both written and physical portions of the hiring process will then be scheduled for a panel interview which are tentatively scheduled for October 28th at 8:00 am  
  • After formal board interviews are completed candidates still under consideration will be ranked and conditional offers of employment will be made
  • Conditional employees will then be required to undergo a medical exam and drug screening through the cities designated medical facility
  • Once cleared; offers of full time employment as a probationary employee will be made
You must submit a City of Shavano Park employment application. You may attach a resume and cover letter with your application. 
Download the City of Shavano Park application - or available at City of Shavano Park City Hall, 900 Saddletree Court, Shavano Park, TX.  If you need any additional information, please contact City Secretary / HR Director, Trish Nichols at 210.581.1116 or  Please submit complete  via email to or mail to  900 Saddletree Court, Shavano Park, TX 78231.