FAQ

  • Car seat training for the community

  • car seats
  • We are not currently participating in this event, but can point you in the right direction. Please contact Amy Spoerle with Harris County ESD #1. Aspoerle@hcec.com (281) 449-3131

  • How to become a Firefighter

  • firefighter training
  • Being a firefighter is not easy and neither is the process of becoming a firefighter. Competition is fierce and the hiring process can be very grueling and challenging, something many people do not endure or succeed at. More than 70% give up the pursuit of becoming a firefighter and move on to other career choices. There are likely many reasons for this statistic. Perhaps they did not know what they were getting into when they began the process, or they did not adequately prepare themselves.

    In no specific order, here are 10 must-do things every firefighter candidate should be doing to increase their odds of getting hired:

    1. Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

    2. Volunteer your time

    3. Take fire technology classes at a local community college

    4. Maintain a clean background and lifestyle

    5. Understand ALL of the phases of the firefighter hiring process

    6. Start taking firefighter tests

    7. Stop by fire stations

    8. Get some life experience

    9. Start preparing for your background investigation

    10.Learn as much as you can about the fire service

  • Volunteering with the department

  • The Channelview Fire Department is a fully paid commissioned (fire / ems) organization.

  • How to become a Medic

  • Lives often depend on the quick, capable response of emergency medical technicians, or EMTs. EMTs are the first responders to emergency situations such as car accidents or heart attacks, providing immediate care to patients on-site and then transporting them to the hospital in an ambulance. This article provides information on the job of an EMT, education and training required to become an EMT, and EMT career options.

  • Tips for becomming an EMT:

    1. Get CPR-certified

    2. Enroll in an EMT certification program

    3. Pass the National Registry EMT-Basic Exam (NREMT)

    4. Maintain a clean background and lifestyle

    5. Find a job as an EMT-Basic

    6. Consider advancing to EMT-Intermediate, or AEMT

    7. Become a paramedic

    8. Understand what the job entails

    9. Be willing to work under adverse conditions

    10.Be ready to assume the highest responsibility