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Candidate Interest Card

Thank you for your interest in becoming a firefighter with the Austin Fire Department. By submitting a Candidate Interest Card, you will receive updates and important information about upcoming hiring processes. Please note that the following form is NOT an actual application, and your information will NOT be used in the hiring/selection process.

All fields are required


Personal Information

Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)





Zip Code

Referral Information

How were you referred to JoinAFD.com?

If you have selected a Media, Recruiting Event, or Other Website, please indicate which below, then proceed to the Qualifying Information section.

Referral Details

Recruiting: Please list the name or date of event

Media: Please list the specific media venue (i.e., KLBJ, The Statesman, KVUE, etc.)

Other: Please list the specific site or URL

Qualified Information

Have you graduated from High School or obtained a GED?

How many college hours do you have?

Have you obtained at least 180 Days Active Duty?

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?