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Firefighter/EMT

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE CITY OF HENDERSONVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER/EMT. THIS POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PERFORMING ALL FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES OF FIREFIGHTING AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESCUE. EMPHASIS OF THE WORK IS ON RESPONDING TO AND PROVIDING FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TO CITIZENS AND BUSINESSES. WORK INVOLVES EXTINGUISHING FIRES AT FIRE SCENES, SAFEGUARDING LIVES, SALVAGING PROPERTY, PREVENTING THE RECURRENCE OF FIRES, AND PROTECTING PROPERTIES FROM THE ELEMENTS, VANDALISM, AND THEFT. WORK ALSO INCLUDES ROUTINE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE APPARATUS, FIRE STATION FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT, PROVIDING BASIC LIFE SUPPORT, TRAINING AND DRILLING IN THE USE OF FIRE EQUIPMENT AND FIREFIGHTING TECHNIQUES, AND THE PERFORMANCE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES. WORK IS OFTEN PERFORMED UNDER EMERGENCY CONDITIONS AND FREQUENTLY INVOLVES PERSONAL HAZARD. APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE, GRADUATIONS FROM A HIGH SCHOOL OR GED, NC FIREFIGHTER LEVEL II, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN- BASIC. STARTING SALARY IS $33,481 AND WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FULL-TIME BENEFITS PACKAGE AVAILABLE TO CITY EMPLOYEES. TO APPLY: UPLOAD OR SEND A RESUME, COVER LETTER AND A COMPLETED CITY OF HENDERSONVILLE APPLICATION FOUND AT HTTPS://WWW.HENDERSONVILLENC.GOV/EMPLOYMENT-1 OR BRING/MAIL TO HUMAN RESOURCES, CITY HALL, 145 5TH AVE. E, HENDERSONVILLE, NC 28792. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2019. THE CITY OF HENDERSONVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: City of Hendersonville
Expires: 2/24/2019
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