Deputy Fire Marshal
Henderson County
Henderson County
125 N. Prairieville St.
75751 Athens , TX
Responsibilities Include: 
  •  Works under direction of the Fire Marshal
  • Responsible for Public Nuisance abatement
  • Respond, investigate and file Illegal Dumping cases 
  • Respond to fires and assist with origin and cause investigations
  • Preparation of cases to be filed with appropriate courts
  • Inspections of day care, foster homes, group homes, fireworks stands, etc. 
Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 
Persons applying for a position of Deputy Fire Marshal:
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License 
  • Hold a Basic Peace Officer Certification in the State of Texas and be in good standing with TCOLE
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Sound physical condition 
Preferred Requirements:
  • Basic Arson Investigator Certificate
  • Fire Inspector Level 1 and Level 2 Certificate
  • Plans Examiner Certificate
  • NIMS Certifications