Preliminary Fire Fighter Application

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer each question clearly and completely. If questions are not applicable, enter “NA”. Do not leave questions blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. This application will only be considered for the position applied for. To be considered for other positions you will need to complete an additional application per position. The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, age, and veteran or disability status.


If you have answered No to any of the Eligibility questions you are not eligible to apply for the written examination.

If you answered Yes you are not eligible to apply for the written examination.


If you answered Yes you will need to bring your DD-214 when you check in on the day of the written examination to receive your 5 points. Documentation will not be accepted after the check-in date and time.

Criminal History

By submitting this form I hereby certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that there are no willful misrepresentations, omissions, or falsifications on this application. In order for the City of Waco to be fully informed as to my personal character and qualifications for employment, I refer to each of my former employers and to any other person who may have information concerning me.

As this information is furnished at my express request and for my benefit, I do hereby release officials of the City of Waco from any and all liability for any damage of whatsoever nature on account of furnishing such information.

I also acknowledge that any misrepresentations, falsifications, or inaccuracies made in answering the questions in this application is good cause for removal from the eligibility list or discharge during or after a period of probation.