Firefighter: St. Cloud Minnesota Deadline: January 3, 2017

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Firefighter

Deadline: January 3, 2016

Salary: $47,460 annually

Job Description:

The St. Cloud Fire Department is currently accepting applications.  This is skilled firefighting work in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, in responding to render emergency medical services, in responding to and mitigating other emergencies, and the operation and maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus, and quarters. Work involves training for and participating in duties of protecting life and property by providing and/or performing fire suppression, fire prevention, light and heavy rescue, emergency medical services, and hazardous materials control activities, usually under supervision.  Although emergency activities are the most difficult and responsible areas of activity, a large portion of the time is spent in training in the techniques, methods, and organization of emergency operations, routine duties in the care and maintenance of fire department property and equipment, and fire prevention, inspection, and pre-fire planning activities.

The firefighter application is required. Failure to submit the proper application, supplemental form with supporting documents will result in rejection of your application.

Application deadline is 4:00 pm on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
.  Applicants must meet the minimum requirements by January 3rd in order to be scheduled for the written examination, tentatively scheduled for February 2nd.

Qualifications

High school diploma and certified as having successfully completed and received certificate for a recognized Firefighter I and II course fulfilling the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association Standard 1001 or equivalent. Current IFSAC Firefighter II Certification. At a minimum, must be a Minnesota Certified EMR. Must hold a valid Minnesota Drivers license or be able to obtain one. In accordance with Minnesota Statutes 299N.05, must be eligible to obtain a valid Minnesota Fire Fighters License within six months of hire.

Miscellaneous Information

The St. Cloud Fire Department has a one hour response time residency requirement from Fire Station #1.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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