The members of the Mabank Fire Department come from every walk of life. They are dedicated, committed, and take pride in serving the City of Mabank, Kaufman, Henderson, and Van Zandt Counties and its residents. These men and women donate many hours of their time to community service including answering emergency calls, training for emergencies, raising funds for the Department, and assisting the City in
other ways so that we all may take pride in our community.
If you live within the Mabank Fire District and are interested in becoming a member of the Mabank Fire Department, please contact or download and return the membership application and turn into Chief David Owens at the Mabank City Hall located at 129 E. Market Street, Mabank, Texas 75147
Thanks for your interest in joining the Mabank Fire Dept.
Applicants must be 18 years old
Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED Certificate
Applicants must live withing the Mabank fire response district. (MISD District)
Applicants must possess a valid Class "C" driver's license and will be required to
obtain a Class "B" non-CDL driver's license before operating any of the apparatuses.
Applicants must pass a background check and oral interview
Have good moral standings with the community
Applicants serve a goal-oriented probationary period
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Members are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
• Responds to fire alarms and extinguishes fire;
• Responds to calls for emergency medical services, and renders first aid;
• Performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, sweeping water and removing debris;
• Responds to and renders assistance in emergency cases;
• Cleans and inspects equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire;
• Inspects equipment and apparatus and notifies superior officer of any defects;
• Makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus, performs routine preventative maintenance tasks, and keeps records of such action;
• Keeps fire station, equipment and grounds in a clean and orderly condition;
• Participates in training activities and instruction sessions;
• Acquires and retains a thorough knowledge of the City, including streets, buildings, water supply, unusual hazards and related items;
• Performs various public information or education tasks;
• Enters inspection, training and (on occasion) fire and emergency medical service calls into the records management systems;
• Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with policies and procedures;
• Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. .
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• May respond to emergency calls for specialized service such as hazardous materials, confined spaces rescue, extrication and technical rescues that include high angle, below grade, swift water, trench and collapse rescues;
• May respond to non-emergency calls for infant car seat installations, africanized bee complaints, fire prevention demos, etc.;
• Deals with social service related areas of emergency response by assisting victims and relatives of victims of traumatic events.