Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements:
Education and Experience:
Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent. In addition, must be an Arizona State Certified Firefighter 1 & 2 Academy graduate OR a lateral, certified firefighter from a Regional Academy (Phoenix, Glendale, Chandler or Mesa).
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
Knowledge of Fire Department general orders, guidelines, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of firefighting and emergency services techniques and procedures, and related safety issues.
Knowledge of City’s geography; the location of all streets, sites and building locations; and the hazards of these facilities, to assure that firefighting activities are accomplished in a fast, effective and safe manner.
Skill and dexterity in providing firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical services under emergency conditions.
Skill in following orders under stressful conditions.
Skill in recognizing the design, construction, utilization and contents of buildings in order to apply appropriate standard firefighting techniques.
Skill in assessing emergency medical patient needs, and providing emergency medical care.
Skill in performing maintenance and repair of firefighting vehicles, facilities and equipment.
Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.
Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire. Must maintain a level of physical fitness meeting Fire Department standards. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver License.
Must possess the following (applicant must submit copies or proof of possession with application. If you are unable to attach you may bring copies of your certifications with you to the written test):
Certified as a State of Arizona Firefighter 1 & 2
Haz-Mat First Responder
Current Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic
CPAT (must possess at time of hire)