Website City of Cedar Rapids
Provides direct services, individually and as a member of a team, in the suppression and control of hazardous fires, and other kinds of emergency assistance to the public as circumstances may require, including medical, trench, confined space, rope rescue, water rescue, life safety training; USAR and/or natural or manmade disasters.
Works under immediate supervision, though there is often opportunity for individual initiative and judgement during emergency operations.
***EMT Requirement: Proof of Iowa or National Registry certification at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level or higher. Must obtain certification by March 21, 2022 to be considered for this position***
Schedule: At the time of hire, probationary Firefighters will work Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm while undergoing basic firefighter training. Once the basic school is completed, probationary Firefighters will be assigned to the fire shift schedule that includes 24 hour rotating shifts on a 53 hour work week (including weekends and holidays).
Salary:During 8 week training period, Day rate will be $26.81/hour
After training is completed and assigned to shift (53 hour work week), Shift rate will be $20.23/hour
Proposed Firefighter Recruitment Schedule – 2021/2022
October 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021- Applications Accepted
Week of December 6 or 13, 2021- Written Exam
Week of January 3, 2022- CPAT Orientation
Week of March 7, 2022- CPAT Practice, Challenge, and Testing
Week of March 14, 2022- Human Resources Interviews
Week of March 21 or 28, 2022- Oral Interviews (Civil Service Commission)
Week of March 21 or 28, 2022- Oral Interviews (Fire Department)
Week of March 21 or 28, 2022- Civil Service Commission Certifies List
Week of April 4, 2022- Contingent Offers & Schedule Pre Employment Physicals
May 2, 2022- First Day
See full job description and apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cedarrapids/jobs/3243488/firefighter-shift?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Application Deadline 11/30/2021 at 4:00pm CST
To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.