Caddo Fire District #1

Employment

Recruiting

The Caddo Parish Fire District #1 is continuously recruiting applicants for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Applications are available at the Caddo Parish Fire District #1 Administrative Offices, located at 7058 Old Mooringsport Road, Shreveport, LA 71107.

Hiring Process

The applicant will need to complete an application for the position of firefighter/paramedic and submit it to the Fire Administration Office. The proper documentation must be included with your firefighter/paramedic application to verify that you meet the qualifications required for admission into the examination.The applicant will need to complete an application for the position of firefighter/paramedic and submit it to the Fire Administration Office. The proper documentation must be included with your firefighter/paramedic application to verify that you meet the qualifications required for admission into the examination.

Basic Qualification Requirements
  • Must be a Citizen of the United States
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License
Additional Qualification Requirements
  • Pass a written Civil Service Examination
  • Pass a Physical Agility Test
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Pass an Oral Interview Board
  • Pass medical/physical examinations, including a drug screen
  • Pass a Psychological Exam
Salary and Benefits

Caddo Parish Fire District #1 is paid bi-weekly and can expect to receive a beginning annual salary of $32,283 for EMT Basic and $34,883 for paramedics.   After the successful completion of one year’s employment, the firefighter will receive from the state of Louisiana a $500.00 per month supplemental pay check.

  • Retirement Benefits with LA Firefighter’s Retirement System
  • Caddo Parish Fire District #1 health and life insurance benefits
  • Nine (9) shifts of annual vacation leave after one year’s employment
  • Work duty uniforms and Firefighter Bunker Gear provided
  • On the job training
  • The position of firefighter is a Competitive Civil Service Classified Position
  • There will be a $6000 incentive pay for paramedics with a 3 year contract
  • 2% annual longevity pay increase after 3 years
More Information

For more information on applying at the Caddo Parish Fire District #1 Fire Department, contact Fire Administration at (318)929-3575 Additional testing and employment information can be accessed at the Office of the State Examiner/Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service website at www.ose.louisiana.gov

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