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Joining the Volunteer Fire Department
Welcome to the League City Volunteer Fire Department Recruiting web page. The department is very excited that you are interested in joining this great organization and we want to answer all of your questions.

A Diverse Department
League City Volunteer Fire Department is comprised of individuals from all types of backgrounds ranging from NASA engineers, business owners, plant workers, stay at home parents, college students, and many more from our community. We depend on this diversity to keep our department running and to bring in fresh ideas.

The Next Academy
Academies are held every year. Classes are held twice a week from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Instructors will be a combination of the Officers and certified instructors within the department.

Most of your hands on classes will be at the training field located on North Kansas in League City. Classes will also be held at one of the five fire stations across town. We have classes at one of the five fire stations across town to give you idea where the fire stations are located. If you have a Texas Basic Certification you do not have to take the academy class, all you have to take is 17 hours of Department Orientation Training.

FirefighterIn order to join the department we require the following: a background check, pass a physical, complete an interview, and attend the academy. The interview process will help explain what is needed of you and give you a chance to ask what you can expect from the department.

At LCVFD, our main responsibilities are fire fighting, rescue, and non-hazardous hazmat scenes for the city of League City. We are a separate entity from the Emergency Medical Service of League City and you are not required to become an EMT. If you would like an application, one can be mailed to you or you can download one from the link below. After you complete the application, please mail it to:

Fire Administration
555 W. Walker
League City, TX 77573

If you are interested, you are more than welcome to visit any one of our stations and talk to the firefighters. The best time to show up would be any Tuesday around 6:15pm. They are more than willing to talk to you about joining. If you come for a visit, bring your family and/or friends with you. We are a very family-orientated department and encourage you to introduce us to your family.

Additional Information
IMG_20120428_084018_thumb.jpgSome additional information below:
  • Must live within the city limits of League City
  • Must be 18 yrs old
  • No beards because of the breathing apparatus
  • The city supplies all our gear & uniforms, basically all our needs
  • To remain a member you must make a certain number of runs, attend a certain number of trainings, and/or complete a certain number of hours in committees or extra events
  • You are given an orange hat for the first 1 year (for your safety)
  • You are given a complete set of bunker gear along with a page

We are very excited that you are thinking about joining the LCVFD family.

If you have additional questions feel free to call at (281) 554-1465.