Firefighter Entry Level & Lateral: Eagle River Fire Protection District Colorado Deadline: September 17, 2018

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Firefighter – Entry Level & Lateral

Deadline: September 17, 2018

Salary: $53,914 ‐ $67,536 Annually

Job Description:

General Statement of Duties:

This position is responsible for performing tasks necessary to preserve the health and safety of the public in fire and non‐fire situations, including basic life support, to patients who are victims of trauma and medical emergencies; fire suppression in both structure and wildland areas; and accidental releases of hazardous materials. The Firefighter safely operates emergency vehicles and performs routine and minor maintenance of apparatus and fire stations. This position assists in providing public education and fire prevention services to the community. Duties and the assigned schedule will be varied.

Required Qualification:

The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism and problem solving ability; must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Certifications required at the time of hire: State of Colorado Firefighter I, State of Colorado Hazardous Materials Operations, and State of Colorado Emergency Medical Technician. Reciprocity is available through Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control. Upon contingent job offer, applicant will be required to obtain certification in the State of Colorado before start date.‐reinstatement‐reciprocity

Lateral positions will be considered for an applicant that has 1 or more years of experience.

Persons hired under the District’s lateral entry program will enter at the starting rate of salary and benefits (hiring rate). Upon successful completion of their first year’s employment with the District and initial task book, persons hired under the District’s lateral entry program may receive additional salary and benefits commensurate with their total years of relevant experience, up to a maximum of five years.

Valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) must be current as of September 17, 2018.

Information on CPAT availability:‐certificates/fire‐science‐technology/cpat8/10 & 9/14 or‐science/cpat/ 8/24 & 9/6.

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Eagle River Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application/Hiring Procedure:

Only electronic applications will be considered. Submit a resume, cover letter, employment application, 3 letters of recommendation and current CPAT to Kristen Nash, Human Resources Director, ERFPD via email For questions call (970) 748‐4731. ERFPD application can be obtained Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Testing Information: Candidates will be notified of advancement via email, at that time copies of certifications will be required. Written examination and panel interviews for successful candidates are scheduled for the second week of October 2018.

Application Deadline: September 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

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

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