Must have completed Fire Academy and EMT-B course before 8/30/17
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 08/16/17
Education/Experience: Applicant can take the Grade I Firefighter exam if he/she has successfully completed a TCFP approved class and TDSHS or National Registry recognized class, but has not yet received a state certification. Graduation from Highs School or GED equivalency. Must be able to pass a civil service exam, criminal history review, oral board interview, physical abilities test, and medical physical that complies with department hiring procedures. Possession of a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator's license, and ability to obtain a Class B motor vehicle operator's license within one year of hire. Certified as Structure Firefighter – Basic by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. Certified as Emergency Medical Technician – Basic by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Certified at the Operations Level for Hazardous Materials response by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards within one year of hire. CPR Certification – American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or equivalent, within one year of hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications:
Structure Firefighter – Intermediate or above, Driver/Operator, Fire Service Instructor, Fire Inspector, Fire (Cause & Origin) Investigator, Arson Investigator, Hazardous Materials Technician, Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, Marine Firefighter, Aircraft Rescue Firefighter.
Texas State Department of Health Services certifications:
Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or above
Completion of accredited college hours in any area according to the following increments:
30+ semester hours, 60+ semester hours, Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree. Military Service with Honorable Discharge.
City of Beaumont resident