Firefighter: North Little Rock Arkansas Deadline: August 10, 2018

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Firefighter

Deadline: August 10, 2018

Salary: $33,217.60 Annually

Job Description:

General Responsibilities Summary

***All applicants MUST TEST for the August 25th exam to be considered for this position***

Participates in fire suppression, emergency medical, and rescue activities and provides support maintenance by performing the following duties.
 

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**PLEASE COMPLETE EACH SECTION OF THE APPLICATION INCLUDING YOUR WORK HISTORY AND EDUCATION.**

Essential Functions

Responds to emergency medical and rescue alarms: provides emergency medical treatment; participates in search and rescue and extrication operations; operates equipment; reloads equipment on apparatus.
 
Responds to fire alarms: couples, rolls, folds, reels, and unreels hose; lays and connects hose lines and connects nozzles, valves, and fittings; operates hydrants; directs water/fog streams; carries, places, climbs, raises, and lowers ladders; makes forcible entries; ventilates; participates in search and rescue and evacuation operations; provides emergency medical treatment; participates in salvage and overhaul tasks; participates in investigation to determine cause and origin of fire; reloads hose and/or equipment on apparatus. 
 
Inspects and maintains: inspects, cleans, and maintains in proper working condition all assigned equipment; inspects, cleans, and assists in maintaining apparatus; loads hose and/or equipment on apparatus; tests hose and couplings; cleans fire station and grounds; displays and handles flags;  makes minor repairs to tools, equipment, and/or station.
 
Keeps records and prepares reports: enters training and hose records in FireHouse computer program; reports to the Captain any repairs, needed and made, to facilities, apparatus, and equipment; reports any recognized violations of fire codes and ordinances by citizens of the City.
 
Makes company fire surveys: identifies common, special, structural, and panic hazards; inspects building construction for fire control characteristics; inspects refrigeration, ventilation, and heating systems; inspects storage, handling, and transportation of flammable liquids and gases and other hazardous materials; inspects and tests hydrants and/or other water sources.
 
Performs miscellaneous administrative duties: relieves for Lieutenant; participates in fire prevention programs; testifies in court; assists with entry level and promotional tests.
 

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
High school diploma or equivalent. Must complete four year apprenticeship program, successfully passing each step in order to progress from Apprentice Firefighter to Journeyman Firefighter.

A valid class D driver’s license and a good driving record are required.
 

Application Requirements

A written examination to create an eligibility list is scheduled for
 

Saturday, August 25, 2018, 8:00 a.m.

NLR Police/Fire Training
2400 Willow Street North Little Rock, AR 72114

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If you have taken the CWH Selection Solutions Entry Level Firefighter Exam within the last 12 months, you may not take the test again. It is your responsibility to determine if you have taken the CWH Entry Level Firefighter Exam.  Your responses must be taken from the last time that you took the test, and will be rescored using the scoring model for this department.

Please submit only ONE application.  You may go back and edit your application after submission. If you do submit a second application, the North Little Rock Human Resources will use the most recent application.

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

 

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