Firefighter: Lubbock Texas Deadline: May 25, 2018

Firefighter

Deadline: May 25, 2018

Salary: $50,044.80 Annually

Job Description:

PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE JOB DESCRIPTION. 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS JOB POSTING.
The City of Lubbock will begin accepting applications for Probationary Firefighter positions Saturday, April 28, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018.

All applications for this exam are completed online and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018. 

The Probationary Firefighter Entrance Exam will be given on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center – Banquet Hall located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, TX at 8:00 a.m.  All applicants should plan to arrive at 7:30 a.m.; doors will close at 8:00 a.m. (no exceptions). A valid, government-issued photo identification is required for admittance to the exam.

Applicants must be at least 19 years old at the time of the written examination and not have reached his/her 36th birthday at the time of hire.

All applicants who wish to receive Honorable Discharge Credit for service in the armed forces of the Unites States shall provide proof of an “Honorable Discharge” (i.e., DD Form 214 Service 2, DD Form 214 Member 4, or DD Form 214 Service 7). Any discharge, by whatever name known, that includes any language other than “Honorable Discharge” is not acceptable for Honorable Discharge Credit. This proof must be provided by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018.  You may either attach proof to your application online, e-mail it to Leisa Hutcheson at lhutcheson@mylubbock.us, fax it to the attention of Leisa Hutcheson at (806) 775-2277, mail it to City of Lubbock, HR Department – Attn: Leisa Hutcheson, P.O. Box 2000, Lubbock, TX 79457, or you may submit it in person at City Hall, Room 104 located at 1625 13th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401.

Do not attach any other forms or documentation to the application except the DD-214 form (if applicable).  

The Entry Level Firefighter Exam is a general knowledge, multiple-choice exam.  Candidates are allowed four hours to complete the exam but may finish earlier. The test will identify those candidates who have the essential basic skills necessary to perform successfully as a Probationary Firefighter.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO MEMORIZE ANY MATERIAL FOR THIS EXAM.  The test consists of mathematics, reading comprehension, writing, reasoning, and map reading.  A study guide is available here or at http://www.mylubbock.us  Departments > Fire Rescue > Employment > Applicant Downloads for your review.

NOTE: SECTIONS OF THE APPLICATION MARKED IN RED WILL NOT NEED TO BE COMPLETED.  THIS INCLUDES:  WORK HISTORY, CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES, SKILLS, AND REFERENCES.

Questions concerning the application process, DD214s, or the written exam should be directed to Leisa Hutcheson at 806-775-2277 or lhutcheson@mylubbock.us. For any other questions, please contact Chief Michael Lewis at 806-775-3603 or mlewis@mylubbock.us.

Applicants must pass the Entry Level Firefighter Exam before taking the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT).  CPAT will be held at a later date.
 
The eligibility list created as a result of this examination will be effective from June 26, 2018 through June 26, 2019, unless exhausted before that date.

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

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