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these are just a few of the career
opportunities at SAFD

Fire Suppression
The Fire Suppression Division provides fire protection, rescue services, hazardous materials services, and medical first responder services to the residents of the City of San Antonio and other service areas. 

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SAEMS continues to be the National leader in pre hospital and life saving medical care during our citizens’ greatest time of need.

Technical Rescue

TRT responds to vehicle or machinery extrications, swift water rescues, high angle (rope) rescues, confined space incidents, building collapses, train derailments, aircraft emergencies, and more. Many members of the TRT are also members of the Texas Task Force One, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Team that can be deployed nationwide to any disaster situation.



The Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Division (ARFF) provides fire rescue services for the aviation operations conducted at San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Airfield.



The communications Division doesn’t stop with 911 call taking and dispatching. Within the Communication Division is the Technical Services Division. Technical Services is responsible for:
• Maintaining all portable and mobile radios
• Maintaining mobile data terminals and computer equipment
• Outfitting, staffing, and maintaining specialized vehicles.


Arson determines the origin and cause of fires, conducts criminal investigations, and investigates fire fatalities.



This program uses patient centered, mobile resources in the out of hospital environment. The San Antonio Fire Department/Mobile Integrated Healthcare (SAFD/MIH) program aspires to provide and improve the wellness and healthcare delivery to our citizens by extending the Fire Departments reach out into the community. 

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Purpose-driven, making an impact in the community.
Looking to do relevant, meaningful work that will make a difference?

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