Volunteers: Click on the link below for a PDF copy of our membership application. Once you fill out the application you can submit it in person to ESD # 2 Fire Station 4, 1432 N. State Highway 95, Bastrop, Texas 78602 or email a copy to

Career: Click on the link for the Paid Firefighter Application and fill out the online form. If you have any questions please email

Submit a copy of your DD 214 along with your application, if applicable.


Paid Firefighter Application


Bastrop County ESD No. 2 is always recruiting new volunteer members who wish to actively participate as firefighters or in the non-operational capacity as a support member. We are always looking to increase membership. Regardless if you have no public safety experience or if you are a veteran looking for a new challenge, there is room for you here at Bastrop County ESD No. 2.


How you can make an impact?

Volunteering with ESD No. 2 is great way to support our local community or even prepare for a paid career in the fire and rescue service. We are looking for people from a wide age range and backgrounds. If you ever thought about becoming a firefighter, an EMT, or just helping in the community, now is your chance to make it happen.

What are the Requirements?

  • Must live within the ESD No. 2 District. Click here for District Map.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to pass a full background check. (Same one used for a CHL or adoption.)
  • Must have a clear driving record. (Type AR)
  • Required 24hrs of participation a month, with a minimum of 2hrs of training. (calls, shifts, training, events, or any combo thereof)
  • Participation on Thursday nights from 7:00pm till dismissed:
    • 1st Thursday - Operations Meeting
    • 2nd Thursday - Maintenance Night
    • 3rd Thursday - Training
    • 4th Thursday - Training
    • 5th Thursday - Family Feed (occasional event)
  • Respect for fellow members and the public.
  • Follow lawful orders from the leadership of the department.
  • Completion of all required training, certifications, and tasks in a timely manner.
  • Proper use and care of department issued gear and equipment.
  • Respond to emergencies when available.
  • Must meet all physical requirements.

Training that will need to be completed and turned in with initial application:

Obtain a FEMA SID#.

FEMA Training: IS 100, 200, 700, 800

Courage to be Safe Training

Traffic Incident Management Training