Fire & Police Employment

When a position becomes vacant at Prosper Fire Rescue the selection and hiring process for Prosper Fire Rescue will involve the following steps:

  • Application: The pre-qualifiers to apply are listed on our website.
  • Written Test: Will be scored. If you pass, you will move on to the next step.
  • Physical Ability: Will be scored. If you pass, the top candidates will be called for an interview with a panel.
  • Oral Interview: After all interviews are scored, the top candidates will be asked to proceed to the next step(s).
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screen
  • Doctor Physical
  • Interview with Fire Chief: Final interview with Chief and an offer letter will be given, depending on background check, drug screen and physical.


Candidate must possess, at the time of application, the following valid certifications:

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection Firefighter certification; and
  • TXDSHS EMT-B or Paramedic Certification

Lateral Pay Information

A lateral firefighter is eligible for a starting salary based on his or her whole years of firefighter experience. Service time for determining the starting salary can include multiple agencies if breaks in service are less than 90 days from the date of hire.