Deadline: May 19, 2017
Salary: $5,778 – $7,770/Mo.
After successful completion of the Fire Academy, the salary is increased to $5,778 – $7,770/Mo.
NOTE: The City of Burbank is currently recruiting for Firefighter Recruit. The City of Burbank is only accepting applications from current permanent residents of California, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona. All applications submitted and written exams must be completed by 5:00 P.M. PST, May 19, 2017.
The City of Burbank requires that you complete the Fire Fighter written test at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com. The testing/application must be completed by the closing date or you will not move forward in the process.
The City of Burbank will not release the written exam pass point until after all applicants have been notified of the examination results.
Under direction, to graduate from a City sponsored Firefighter recruit academy with demonstrated abilities to respond to alarms and to protect life and property; to participate in fire suppression, prevention, and emergency medical training; and station, apparatus, and equipment maintenance; and to do related work as required.
While in the academy, learns to: respond to alarms and assist in fire suppression, including lifesaving and rescue; perform salvage operations; assists in maintenance of fire apparatus and equipment; maintains fire station and grounds; make required fire prevention inspections; participates in required training programs; performs minor fire hydrant maintenance; participates in preparing exhibits and giving demonstrations for fire prevention and public education purposes; respond and assist in medical emergencies; drives on City business. Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of – elementary physics, chemistry, and mechanics.
Skill in – mechanical aptitude.
Ability to – learn technical fire fighting principles and techniques and principles of hydraulics applied to fire suppression; understand and follow oral and written directions; keep records and prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Special Conditions & Requirements: Applicants must maintain the physical endurance, muscular strength, and agility to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of Fire Fighter, specifically including but not limited to stooping, lifting and/or carrying heavy objects, running, walking on uneven surfaces, climbing ladders, pulling heavy hoses, wearing heavy equipment, and crawling; must agree not to use tobacco on or off duty for as long as employed by the City of Burbank Fire Department.
Employees in this classification, who are required by applicable laws and regulations to have respiratory protection, shall comply with the American National Standards Institute’s requirements on Practices for Respiratory Protection.
Employees in this miscellaneous, non-safety, classification will not participate in “live fire” situations or responses except under controlled, training exercises.
Age: Must be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment.
Citizenship: United States citizen or applied for citizenship at least one year prior to last day for filing application
License & Certificates: A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent and State of California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate at time of appointment.
Note: Must be able to obtain a valid California Class “C” driver’s license with the applicable endorsement(s) required by the California Vehicle Code within three years of appointment to Fire Fighter.
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.