Firefighter Job: Fire Recruit Louisville, Kentucky Deadline October 23, 2015

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Firefighter Recruit

Deadline: October 23, 2015

Salary: $44,541.12 Per Year

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be of good moral character, with no criminal or felony record inconsistent with the provisions of this paragraph. Unacceptable will be persons who have been convicted of a felony, or who have any criminal action pending against them
  • An applicant may be disqualified for multiple misdemeanors, an unacceptable criminal record, or multiple traffic violations
  • Applicants who have bought or sold marijuana within three years of application, or have bought or sold any controlled substance or narcotic drug without a prescription within six years of application will be disqualified
  • Must submit to a pre-employment drug screening
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical agility test
  • Must pass a pre-employment polygraph test
  • Must wear personal protective and safety equipment as mandated by OSHA
  • Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment
  • Must work a varied schedule
  • Must obtain or possess current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Certification, per KRS 95A.040(2)(b), prior to final offer of employment
  • Must have received an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions if having served in any branch of the armed forces of the United States
  • Must be able to swim, to the satisfaction of the Division, by the end of the probationary period
  • Residency must comply with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Must be in excellent health based upon departmental medical standards. Any job offer made by the appointing authority will be contingent upon passing a battery of medical examinations (including a stress examination)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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