Firefighter: Clarksville Tennessee Deadline: June 6, 2018

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Firefighter

Deadline: June 6, 2018

Salary: $35,285.00 Annually

Job Description:

CLASS SUMMARY:
This is the first of eight levels in the Fire series. Incumbents fight fires and provide emergency medical care to citizens. Responsibilities may include operating and maintaining fire equipment and apparatus; cleaning and maintaining the fire station; responding to medical emergencies and vehicle accidents; providing first aid; maintaining activity logs and preparing reports; and completing on-going fire, rescue, and medical training.

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF CLARKSVILLE AND CLARKSVILLE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICITY (CDE) EMPLOYEES ONLY. YOU MUST BE EMPLOYED WITH THE CITY OF CLARKSVILLE OR CDE FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS TO APPLY AND BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THESE REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.***

Example of Duties

CLASS SUMMARY:
This is the first of eight levels in the Fire series. Incumbents fight fires and provide emergency medical care to citizens. Responsibilities may include operating and maintaining fire equipment and apparatus; cleaning and maintaining the fire station; responding to medical emergencies and vehicle accidents; providing first aid; maintaining activity logs and preparing reports; and completing on-going fire, rescue, and medical training.

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF CLARKSVILLE AND CLARKSVILLE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. YOU MUST BE EMPLOYED WITH THE CITY OF CLARKSVILLE OR CDE FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS TO APPLY AND BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THESE REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.***

Typical Qualifications

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.); or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Supplemental Information

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements:

  • None.
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
  • Emergency medical care;
  • Physical fitness principles;
  • Recordkeeping principles.
SKILLS (positions requirements at entry)
Skill in:
  • Maintaining physical fitness;
  • Preparing and maintaining records and reports;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, bloodborne pathogens, and travel.

NOTE:
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

 

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