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Academy Certified Firefighter

Anaheim, California

 

 

City of Anaheim

200 S. Anaheim Boulevard, Suite 332

Anaheim, CA 92805

Phone: 714-765-5111

Fax: 714-765-5211

E-mail: jobs@anaheim.net

Website: www.anaheim.net  

 

Salary: $4,571.84-$5,833.71

 

Application Deadline: 1/21/05

 

 

 

ACADEMY CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTER

 

Salary Range

$4,571.84 - $5,833.71 Per Month

Bilingual ability is compensated at $60 per bi-weekly pay period.

Under moderate supervision, the Firefighter (Academy Certification at the time of application submittal) responds to fire and medical aid calls; participates in all engine company activities such as fire prevention inspection, public education programs, training activities, station and equipment maintenance; and performs other job-related duties as required.

This Position Requires:

  1. Age:  Applicant must be 18 years of age by date of hire.

  2. Applicants must have completed a California State Board of Fire Services approved basic Firefighter I Training Academy or equivalent; plus 15 units of basic fire related coursework in areas such as: Introduction to the Fire Service; Fire Prevention; Building Construction for Fire Protection; Physical Science or Fire Behavior and Concepts for Firefighters; Personal Fire Safety; and Fire Protection Equipment and Systems or any course that is equivalent.

  3. A certificate of completion from an academy is required by date of application submittal

  4. Vision:  Far visual acuity shall be at least 20/30 binocular corrected with contact lenses or spectacles.  Must be able to identify red, green and yellow colors.

  5. Ability to secure a valid California’s License by date of appointment and a class B Driver’s License by end of probation.

  6. Must have a current valid EMT-1 or EMT-F/S certificate and must maintain the California State Board of Fire Services certification through December 31, 2006.

  7. New employees will be required to agree as a condition of employment with Anaheim to not use tobacco products at any time during their tenure.

  8. Bilingual skills are desirable.

Applications and supplements will be distributed THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Edison International Field of Anaheim, 2000 Gene Autry Way, Anaheim California.  Please enter off Orangewood Avenue and proceed south of the big “A”: sign, where applications will be distributed.  One application packet will be distributed to each applicant.  If you are unable to pick up an application, a designated representative may pick one up for you.  Applications will not be distributed by mail.  Applications and supplements must be thoroughly completed and mailed or returned to the City of Anaheim, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 332, Anaheim, CA  92805.  Application packets must be returned or postmarked by FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2005No photocopy applications will be accepted.

 

NOTE:  APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE OBTAINED ON ANY OTHER DATE OR BY ANY OTHER MEANS.  SINCE THERE WILL NOT BE A LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED, OVERNIGHT CAMPING AND EARLY MORNING LINE-UP WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.

 

The written test will be developed from the following two books which can be obtained from a local fire bookstore IFSTA Essential (4th Edition); Brady Emergency Care (8th Edition).  The written test is scheduled for Tuesday, February 15, 2005.

 

The selection process will include an application and supplemental review, a job knowledge written test, a physical ability test, a series of interviews, employment reference/background check, medical examination which includes a drug/alcohol screening and psychological evaluation. 

 

Note: The interview with the background investigator and completion of the background investigation will include, but is not limited to, verification and evaluation of any present and/or past use of illegal drugs, driving and employment history.  Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position.  Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from competition.  New employees must provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. 

 

 

Visit Anaheim’s “home page” at www.anaheim.net.

 

 

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