Firefighter or Lieutenant: Mt. Juliet Tennessee Deadline: June 19, 2016

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Firefighter or Lieutenant

Deadline: June 19, 2016

Job Description:

The City of Mt. Juliet is seeking well-qualified applicants for the following fulltime positions with the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet (FDMJ):

  • Lieutenant
  • Certified Firefighter

Only one position will be filled from this posting and the position may be filled at either rank. When applying, please indicate in your cover letter which position or positions you are willing to accept.

The minimum and preferred qualifications for both positions are described below.

LIEUTENANT

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirements are those required by the State of Tennessee, Local Government Code, City of Mt. Juliet Rules and Regulations, Inter-local agreements, City of Mt. Juliet Policies and Procedures, and/or Fire Department Rules, Regulations, Standard Operating Guidelines, and Fire Chief’s Memos.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Five years of experience as a Fire Fighter (career or volunteer) with a demonstrated track record of accomplishments and progressively more responsible assignments.
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language.

PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of an Associates Degree from an accredited college or university, with an emphasis on fire science, leadership, management, communication, education, or related field.
  • Successful experience as a paid or volunteer officer in a combination fire department.

REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

  • Must possess a valid TN driver’s license with an “F” endorsement (Must be maintained as a condition of continued employment).
  • Tennessee Firefighter II certification.
  • State of Tennessee Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) License. (Must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. The City of Mt. Juliet will provide funding to maintain an EMR and EMT licenses. Funding will not be provided to maintain EMT-P licenses.)
  • Valid HEALTHCARE PROVIDER (Basic life support, CPR, AED) Certification (Must be maintained as a condition of continued employment).
  • FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800.

REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES WITHIN THIRTY-SIX MONTHS OF PROMOTION:

  • Tennessee Fire Instructor I certification.
  • Tennessee Certification Fire Apparatus Operator or Driver/Operator & Aerial Operator.
  • Tennessee Fire Officer I certification.

CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTER

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirements are those required by the State of Tennessee, Local Government Code, City of Mt. Juliet Rules and Regulations, Inter-local agreements, City of Mt. Juliet Policies and Procedures, and/or Fire Department Rules, Regulations, Standard Operating Guidelines, and Fire Chief’s Memos.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduation from high school or completion of a GED.
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language.

MINIMUM REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

  • Must possess a valid TN driver’s license with an “F” endorsement (Must be maintained as a condition of continued employment).
  • State of Tennessee Firefighter I Certification.
  • Valid HEALTHCARE PROVIDER (Basic life support, CPR, AED) Certification (Must be maintained as a condition of continued employment).
  • FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800.

PREFERED QUALIFICAITONS:

  • State of Tennessee Pumper Driver Operator Certification.
  • Prior service (in-good standing) as an FDMJ Volunteer Firefighter or prior service (paid or volunteer) in a combination (paid & volunteer) fire department.
  • Tennessee Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) license.

REQUIREMENTS WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF (full-time) HIRE DATE:

State of Tennessee Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) License. (Must be maintained as a condition of continued employment. The City of Mt. Juliet will provide funding to maintain EMR and EMT licenses. Funding will not be provided to maintain EMT-P licenses).

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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