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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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St. Cloud Fire Department Establishing Fire Fighter Eligibility List

The St. Cloud Fire Department is testing to create an eligibility list for candidates interested in full time fire fighter position.
Minimum requirements:
High school diploma
Firefighter 1 & 2 fulfilling the requirements of NFPA 1001 Or equivalent IFSAC firefighter II Certificate
Minnesota certified First Responder
a Valid Drivers’ License
1 hour residency requirement
To obtain and submit applications please contact:
City of St. Cloud, Human Resources
400 Second Street South, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: 320-255-7217 fax: 320-255-761
Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15th.

Date posted: 8/13/14

Santa Fe, NM seeking fire fighter/paramedics

The Santa Fe County Fire Department is hiring fire fighters/paramedics. Work schedule is 48/96 with full benefits. Openings only have the pre-req of EMT-B, EMT-I/AEMT and Paramedics.

Job Closes: 8/14/2014

Date posted: 8/11/14

City of Monroe, OH seeking Fire Fighter/Paramedic/EMT

The City of Monroe, OH is accepting applications for the full time position of Firefighter/Paramedic/EMT. Applications may be obtained Mon-Fri from 8 am to 5 pm at the City Building, 233 South Main Street, Monroe, Ohio. Deadline for submitting completed applications and required documentation is Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5 pm. A non- returnable $10 fee is required for all applications.. Checks made payable to "City of Monroe." Salary is $38,680.68 to $60,377.91. Applications submitted after the deadline WILL NOT be accepted.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before the date of the written examination and no person may apply for or receive an original appointment if that person has attained the age of 35.

All applicants must have a valid Ohio driver's license, possess a high school diploma or equivalency (GED), 240 or equivalent Professional Firefighter Certification, and Ohio EMT or Paramedic Certification. Documentation reflecting these requirements MUST be submitted with the application. If you do not have all of the documentation when the application is submitted you WILL NOT be permitted to take the test.

A written examination will be held in the Community Room located at 6 East Avenue, Monroe, Ohio. The examination will begin at 1:30 pm on Saturday, August 30, 2014. All candidates must be on time and have a valid photo ID (i.e. driver's license) to gain admittance into the testing room. LATE ARRIVALS OR CANDIDATES WITHOUT A VALID ID WILL NOT BE ADMITTED. Applicants upon passing (minimum 70%) the written test will receive: Military credit of 10% with DD-214 showing an honorable discharge. Training credit of 10% for valid Ohio Paramedic Certification. Training Credit of 5% for Ohio EMT-I Certification. All documentation must accompany the application.

Date posted: 8/8/14

Lee's Summit, Missouri is seeking Fire Fighters

The City of Lee's Summit in Missouri is seeking qualified applicants to establish an eligibility list for the position of Fire Fighter. Two Recruitment Open Houses will be held at Lee's Summit Fire Department Headquarters, 207 SE Douglas Street, Lee's Summit, MO. The first Open House is Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 6:00PM until 9:00PM. The second Open House is Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 9:00AM until 1:00PM. (Application forms can be completed at these events.)

August 25, 2014
Starting salary is currently $3,135 per month. An additional $4,000/year incentive is available to those with Missouri EMT-P license.

Minimum qualifications are high school diploma or certificate of equivalency, 18 years of age at time of application, valid state drivers' license, and in good physical condition as generally outlined in NFPA 1582 – "Medical Requirements for Fire Fighters." Current certification as Fire Fighter I, Fire Fighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness, and Hazardous Materials Operations preferred. Prefer minimum licensure as a State of Missouri EMT-B or National Registry of EMT's certification as an EMT, with preference for current licensure as a Missouri EMT-P or current National Registry as a Paramedic, but not required.

How to apply
An application form must been completed. See the the application form here. You can also obtain an application from Human Resources. The application can either be faxed, mailed, or submitted in person at City Hall.

Learn more here.

Date posted: 8/7/14

Groves, TX is accepting applications for full-time fire fighter

The City of Groves, TX is accepting applications for fire fighters until the position is filled. The hourly salary is: $14.03 - $20.73/hr. (based upon 2912 hrs./yr.) – Depending upon Experience.

The job description and a City application are available at www.cigrovestx.com. The completed application and documentation of certificates should be mailed or emailed to Human Resources:

City of Groves
Diane Thompson
3947 Lincoln
Groves, TX 77619

Date posted: 7/31/14

Coshocton, OH Fire holding testing for entry level fire fighter positions

Coshocton, OH Fire Department will be holding an entry level firefighter exam on August 14th. Applications are now available.

Date posted: 7/24/14

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

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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