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Firefighter

City of Round Rock
Round Rock, Texas 78664
  • Job Code
    201800400
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated
    209th
Extinguishes fires, assists in fire prevention activities, and responds to emergency and non-emergency situations.

Note to Applicants: 
The hiring process may take up to seven (7) months from the posting date. 

Study guide is available for purchase
: http://recruitment.iosolutions.com/Preparation-Materials/NFSI2/.

 

Examples of Duties:
  • Responds to and assists company in suppressing structural, vehicle, wild land, chemical and other fires.
  • Responds to medical emergencies and assists company in administering basic life support and advanced life support.
  • Responds to accidents, assists in rendering the scene safe, and operates hydraulic, pneumatic, and hand rescue equipment.
  • Responds to and assists in stabilizing hazardous materials incidents until clean-up can begin.  In minor spills, assist with and perform clean-up.
  • Responds to and assists in performing technical rescues in swift water, confined spaces, trench collapse, low to high angle and other forms of entrapment.
  • Responds to and assists in assisting the public with non-emergency problems.
  • Operates and oversees the use of numerous types of vehicles, equipment, tools, and apparatus.

 

Experience and Training:
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age but not thirty-six (36) years of age or older to take an entrance exam, and may not be certified as eligible for a beginning position if thirty-six (36) years of age or older at time of job offer.

Must be Texas Commission on Fire Protection Certified Structural Firefighter and Texas Department of Health Certified EMT or currently enrolled in a commission approved academy and TDH approved EMT class. 

A copy of certification must be provided by the test date. If possible, please upload the certification to your City of Round Rock application.  

If currently enrolled in an academy or EMT class, include a letter from the coordinator stating anticipated completion date.

If discharged from the military, the discharge shall not have been under less than honorable discharge.
 
***Please upload your EMT Certification or Academy Letter, TCFP Certification or Academy Letter and DD214-4 (if applicable) to your application. ***

Requirements

Certificates and Licenses Required:
Prior Paramedic certification will receive three additional points after receiving passing score on written. (Certification not required for hire)

Five additional points for Military after receiving passing score on written. 

Additional testing will be required.

Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Texas drivers' license and possess a driving record which meets current City auto liability insurance requirements.

Must pass a drug screening test and criminal history background review.

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Posted: 2019-11-14 Expires: 2019-12-14

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