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Job openings in fire departments across the United States and Canada are posted here, as well as employment opportunities at the IAFF, other labor unions and municipal, state or federal agencies. If you are an IAFF member and if your fire department has an employment opportunity, please send a brief description, application deadline and web link for placement to pr@iaff.org. All job postings that appear on the IAFF web site are screened and will appear on the Job Center within 48 hours after submission.

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Port Neches, TX to hold testing for entry level fire fighter

Port Neches, TX announces its examination date for entry level fire fighter.
Application deadline is Sept. 10 at 5pm. Examination date is Sept. 12 at 2:30 pm sharp at the City of Port Neches City Hall, 1005 Merriman, Port Neches, TX 77651.
The eligibility list is from Sept. 12, 2014 - Sept. 12, 2015. If interested, go to www.ci.port‐neches.tx.us for an application or one can be obtained at the Human Resources.

Questions regarding the employment application procedures may be directed to:

City of Port Neches
Human Resources Department/Civil Service Commission
Kelly Galloway, Assistant City Manager/Civil Service Director
1005 Merriman or P.O. Box 758, Port Neches, Texas 77651
Telephone: (409) 719‐4201 Fax: (409) 719‐4202 E‐mail: kgalloway@ci.port‐neches.tx.us

Date posted: 8/28/14

Frederick, VA County Fire and Rescue Department accepting Fire Fighter/EMT Registration

Salary / Pay Rate: $34,744.25
Job Type: Full Time
Expire Date: 09/09/2014 4:59 PM
Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department is accepting registrations for Probationary Fire Fighter/EMT and will be administering the testing process on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to establish an eligibility list.

To qualify, applicants must have:
Valid Driver's License; High School Diploma/GED;Preferred certifications in:Virginia or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician(ALS certifications preferred)Virginia Fire Fighter I (NFPA 1001) or ProBoard
These certifications must be submitted at the time of application. Individuals who do not have these certifications will be allowed one year to obtain certification in order to be considered for future employment.
Frederick County offers a competitive benefit package to include ALS incentive for certified providers ($3,000 for Enhanced/ Advanced EMT, $5,000 for EMT-Intermediate, and $7,000 for Paramedic), Virginia State Retirement with LEOS benefits, health and dental insurance, life insurance, and paid time off program. A $5 testing fee will be required at the time of registration. The written exam and physical agility test will be held on September 24, 2014. Frederick County HR Department will send out registration confirmation prior to the test date.

Date posted: 8/27/14

City of Winston-Salem, NC Seeks Fire Chief

The City of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, operating under a Council-Manager form of government, seeks a Fire Chief who is a visionary and innovative leader with a demonstrated history of building esprit des corps within the department, as well as a being a skilled collaborator and advocate with city government and community. The position is open due to retirement. Position description and responsibilities: Reporting to the City Manager, the Fire Chief will lead a 224 year old fire department with a rich civil rights history as the first department in the state to integrate. The Chief will supervise a $26.1M budget, 343 budgeted personnel who work in suppression (319), prevention (14) and administration (10), 19 stations and a Fire Recruit Academy. The Chief will also work closely with the Public Safety Committee and the Fire Fighters Association, a non-bargaining employee group that represents member Fire fighters. Handling about 28,000 medical and fire calls per year, the department has dedicated truck and rescue companies, and operates a 24 on, 48 off schedule. Fire fighters proudly complete in the Fire Fighter Combat Challenge and engage in an active public education program to keep Winston Salem safe.

Qualifications: The City seeks a fire safety leader with a minimum of 20 years progressive fire safety experience and 5-7 years of cross-functional and progressively responsible experience including fire suppression, prevention, EMS and administrative work at rank of Battalion Chief or higher; a BA/BS degree (Master's degree highly preferred). NFA certification is preferred. The pay band is $85,500-$154,560. Base salary and compensation are negotiable within the band based on experience and qualifications.

To apply, please visit www.developmentalassociates.com, click on the "Client Openings" and then "Visit Client Openings Opportunities" . All applications must be submitted online. All inquiries should be emailed to winstonsalemhiring@developmentalassociates.com. Resume review will begin September 11, 2014. The application closing date is September 20th and an assessment center will be held October 16-17 in Winston Salem for selected finalists. The City of Winston-Salem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.

Date posted: 8/26/14

Spring Township, PA seeking applications for Fire Rescue Captain

The Township of Spring, PA is seeking applications for the position of full-time Fire Rescue Captain.

Potential applicants must meet the minimum requirements:
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in fire/rescue services including 3 years of experience as a suppression officer, (Lieutenant, Captain, or above), directly supervising career Fire Rescue personnel in a career or combination department.
Associate's Degree in related discipline is preferred (ex: Public Safety Administration or fire/rescue related field); candidates without an Associate's Degree will be required to have seven (7) years of experience including (3) years as a suppression officer as described above.
Regardless of years of experience, applicants must have a demonstrated history supervisory and leadership ability in Fire Rescue Services operations management in a career or combination department.
Pennsylvania Class C Driver's License (if out of state license must obtain Pa Driver's license within 6 months of hire) with satisfactory driving record
EVOC – 16 hour course is required
NFPA 1021 Fire Officer I
NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II (or must obtain within 18 months of hire)
NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I
NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor I
NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800
NFPA 472 Haz-Mat Operations
NFPA 1006 Rescue Core Certification
EMT Certification (Pennsylvania or PA reciprocal state)

If interested, you must submit a letter of interest and resume and a signed copy of the Candidate Selection Process/Criteria document and Candidate Qualifications Questionnaire with Document signature page. Your resume must clearly list required certifications and experience and you must include your salary history/expectations in your cover letter or resume. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, please indicate that in your cover letter and enclose a copy of your DD214 with your application materials. NOTE: Please do NOT send any additional documents that are not specifically requested. Please send all required documents to: Pat Brandenburg, Commissioner of Public Safety at 2850 Windmill Rd, Sinking Spring, PA. 19608. Electronic submissions will not be accepted for this recruitment.

Any questions concerning this recruitment may be sent to pbrandenburg@springtwpberks.org.

Deadline to apply is: Close of Business September 6, 2014.

Date posted: 8/25/14

Town of Pahrump / Pahrump Valley Fire-Rescue Service

The Pahrump Town Office will be accepting applications through Friday, September 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm, for the positions of Fire fighter/Paramedic, Fire fighter/EMT-Intermediate and Fire fighter/EMT-Basic.

The intent is to fill positions and to create a list for future positions as they become available. Current National Registry Certification and Nevada State Fire Fighter I certification are required.

Applications and job descriptions are available at 400 N. Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89060 or by visiting www.pahrumpnv.org.

If you have any questions, please contact Fire Chief Scott Lewis at (775) 727-5658.


Date posted: 8/25/14

La Marque, TX seeks fire fighter/paramedic

The City of La Marque, TX is accepting applications for fire fighters/ paramedics. The fire department will accept applications until the position is filled. The salary is $36,792 (plus incentive/education pay up to $6,600) annually. An application must be completed and may be obtained on the city's website at www.ci.la-marque.tx.us.

Employment applications maybe hand delievered or mailed to the:

City of La Marque City Hall

1111 Bayou Road

La Marque, Texas 77568

No phone calls please.

Date posted: 7/1/14



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