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JOB TITLE: Fire Fighter I (Non-Certified) and II (Certified)
DEPARTMENT: Fire Department
DATE POSTED: 09/11/2018
SALARY: Fire (non certified) 36,869.34 – 58,990.94 Fire (certified) 40,425.00 – 64,680.00
DEADLINE: October 31, 2018
MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma or equivalent (prefer Associates degree in business or fire science and previous experience in firefighting and basic emergency medical care), satisfactory motor vehicle record; no felonies in past 10 years; successfully pass drug and alcohol screen, psychological assessment; ability to meet and maintain the NFPA and OSHA medical and physical fitness requirements; must obtain certification as a Firefighter by the State of Georgia within twelve (12) months of employment; must possess or obtain certification as an Georgia Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate or EMT-A within twenty-four (24) months of employment; must obtain and maintain appropriate State of Georgia Driver’s License for operation of all departmental fire apparatus/vehicles within twelve months of employment.
NATURE OF WORK: Work is performed primarily in indoor, vehicles, and outdoor settings. This includes all weather conditions and temperature extremes; work may also be performed during day and night times. Work will also be performed in emergent and very stressful conditions. Varying work schedules are required. Hazardous tasks performed under emergency conditions may require strenuous exertion under such handicaps such as limited visibility, exposure to hazardous or toxic chemicals or gases, extremes in temperature, cramped surroundings, and contact with death, emotional stress, trauma, contagious disease and terminal illnesses. Exposures might include smoke, noxious odors, fumes, toxic a/o caustic chemicals, air-borne particles, and possible risk of electrical shock or falling objects. Employee may work near moving objects, in high, precarious places or crawl under low overheads. Work may also be in confined areas, high or low. The noise level in the work environment varies from usually quite office settings to loud at emergency scenes and construction sites. Employee may be required to wear protective clothing to include a hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, respirator, rubber or plastic gloves and rubber boots.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Responds to various emergencies such as fires, accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents, explosions, and natural catastrophes. Operates fire and emergency vehicles; utilizes a variety of fire-fighting equipment. Performs search and rescue operations. Performs fire prevention duties including pre-fire plans, hydrant inspections and maintenance, conducts fire prevention and safety education classes
PHYSICAL DEMANDS INCLUDE: Firefighters must be able to see, speak and hear clearly in noisy and stressful situations. Must meet required physical and medical standards and all other Civil Service requirements. Must be able to carry, drag, or restrain individuals or equipment in excess of 100 pounds. Varying work schedules and shift work is required, and may be recalled for emergency duty as needed.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Selection will be made from a register of eligible applicants that may be established by education, work experience, polygraph, personal interview, credit check, criminal history, driving history, (copy of drivers’ license may be required), drug screen, and/or physical examination.
TO APPLY: Download Application Packet, packet must be submitted with an attached resume to City of Fayetteville, 240 South Glynn Street, Fayetteville, GA 30214 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For a more detailed Job Description, contact Human Resources at 770-719-4183.
The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with disability Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.