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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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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio holding testing for first responders

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio is holding a fire fighter/paramedic testing on Wednesday, August 6. For more information, visit the city's website.

Date posted: 7/21/14

North Texas Area combined fire fighter eligibility list

North Texas Area Combined Testing (NTACT) is establishing a fire fighter eligibility list for four fire departments including: Little Elm, Lake Cities, Prosper Fire Department, and Highland Village Fire Departments. Applicants for any of these Fire Departments will participate in a joint physical agility test as part of the hiring process.

Registration Deadline: 7/18
Testing Date: 7/26

For more information, please visit: http://northtexasact.org/

Date posted: 7/9/14

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

Southern Campbell Fire District accepting applications for fire fighter/paramedic

The Southern Campbell Fire District located in Southern Campbell County, Kentucky is accepting applications for the position of fire fighter/paramedic.

The work schedule for the position is a 24/48 hour rotation. Starting fire fighter/paramedic pay is $40,000 plus $3,100 state incentive.

Job Requirements:
21 Years of Age
Valid Drivers License
High School Diploma/GED
Birth Certificate
Kentucky/NREMT Certified Paramedic
Current ACLS card
Copy of fire training hours from current state
Kentucky 150hr Firefighter Certification
Current CPAT card (at time of appointment)

Additional Certifications (Preferred)
• Current PALS card
• Kentucky 400 hr Fire fighter Certification/IFSAC FF 1 and 2
• Kentucky Level 1 fire inspector
• Hazmat Operations
• NIMS 100 200 700 800

Applications can be picked up at Southern Campbell Fire District,
1050 Racetrack Rd Alexandria, KY 41001
Monday – Friday 8am-4pm

Email Captain Schultz at dschultz@southerncampbellfd.com to have
an application emailed or faxed to you or for additional information.
Applications are due by July 18, 2014 at 4pm

Date posted: 6/19/14


Denton, Texas seeks fire chief

Denton, Texas is seeking a fire chief to lead its 169 member department.  DFD operates under the provisions of LGC 143 (Texas Local Civil Service). The Denton Fire/Rescue Department (DFD) consists of seven fire stations and includes five engine companies, a quint and a truck company, five front-line medics and other specialized response units. Primary services including the following: Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical/ALS, Rescue, Hazardous Materials, Catastrophic Natural Events Response, Fire Investigation, EOD, and Emergency Management.

The position is open until filled; however, the first review of applications will take place on June 23, 2014. Following the first review date, applications will be screened against criteria provided in this brochure and the City will consider offering interviews to selected candidates. Interviews in Denton will be offered by the City to those candidates named as Finalists, with reference checks, background checks and academic verifications conducted after receiving candidates’ permission. For more information, please contact Chuck Rohre at crohre@watersconsulting.com or by calling (214) 466-2436 (direct) or (214) 608-7477 (mobile). Toll free: (877) 356-2924. Review brochure at www.watersconsulting.com/recruitment.

Date posted: 6/3/14

Anderson Township, OH Fire and Rescue Department seeking fire fighters and paramedics

The Anderson Township, OH Fire and Rescue Department are recruiting career fire fighters/ paramedics for immediate employment.
To be considered, applicants must have, at a minimum, State of Ohio firefighting Level II, 240 hrs. or 1C, Ohio Paramedic Certification and Current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Certification (http://www.mvfea.com/calendar/calendar-admin/month).  Fire Safety Inspector, Fire/EMS Instructor certification and post high school education preferred.  Candidates must be highly motivated, committed individuals with a sincere drive for excellence.  Starting annual base compensation range of $49,412 to $63,376 commensurate with education, experience, qualifications and training in addition to excellent benefits package.  No residency requirement. 

To be considered for the candidate process, print and complete the attached electronic version of all application documents or for a paper version, contact Dept. Admin./Lisa Farrar at (513) 688-8400 between 8:00am and 4:30pm, M-F. Requests for paper applications will be taken until 4:30pm (EST) Friday, August 8, 2014. Applications must be received before 4:30pm on Monday August 11, 2014.  The mailing address is Anderson Township Fire & Rescue Department, 7850 Five Mile Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230 attention Lisa Farrar.

Date posted: 5/29/14


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