Firefighter

Firefighter
Company:

Laramie


Firefighter

Details of the offer

Job Description
Firefighter Eligibility List
Salary Range:$48,310- $66,596
The City of Laramie always accepts applications to establish an eligibility list for entry level Firefighters for positions that may arise in the future.
** Please note testing for this list will not be until Summer 2021**
QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma (or equivalent).
19 years of age.
United States citizenship.
Excellent physical condition is required.
Must pass a written and physical test, medical exam, drug test and background check.
Possession of Wyoming EMT or National Registry EMT certification at time of hire.
FURTHER DETAILS:
1. EDUCATION - High school graduation or equivalent. By equivalent it is meant General Education Development (GED) accepted at the discretion of the Civil Service Commission and the Fire Chief; or combination of sufficient experience and training.
2. AGE - Applicants shall be at least 19 years of age.
3. CITIZENSHIP -Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or a legal resident alien. Previous residence in Laramie is not required; however, residence must be established and maintained if appointed.
4. HEALTH - Excellent physical condition is required. All applicants will be required to have a physical and laboratory examination before appointment. The laboratory evaluation will include a drug screening. The applicant's eyesight must meet FAA Vision Standards and must also have normal depth perception.
5. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION -This examination is conducted by Fire Department physician. Defects which cannot be reasonably accommodated and would bar the applicant from firefighting work will disqualify the applicant. The City of Laramie reserves the right to require any special or technical examinations. The expense of this examination is paid for by the City of Laramie.
6. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION - A background investigation including employment and pre-employment records; records of complaint, arrest, trial and/or convictions for alleged or actual violations of law, including criminal, civil and/or traffic records, whether the records are of a public, private, or confidential nature, will be completed upon an offer of appointment being made.
7. PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE TEST - All applicants will be required to pass a physical performance test (CPAT) as part of the testing process.
8. SALARY - Currently, the starting salary for an entry level firefighter is $4,025 per month. All salaries are set and agreed upon by Union Contract.
9. COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION - Applicants are appointed to the Fire Department only after taking a written competitive examination. A passing score of at least 70% is required on the written examination to qualify for admittance to the physical examination. Upon successful completion of the physical examination, an oral interview will be scheduled. An average score of 75% is required for those taking both the written and oral examinations. Applicants passing both the written and oral examinations are placed on an eligibility list certified by the Fire Civil Service Commission. Selections and appointments are the prerogative of the Fire Chief from the top five applicants appearing on the eligibility list. The list will be valid for two years.
10. PROMOTIONS - The ranks of EMT II, ACLS, Equipment Operator, Company Officer, Shift Commander, Division Chief and Fire Chief are all positions above the rank of Firefighter. Firefighters have the opportunity for promotion to higher positions from written and performance examinations.
11. WORKING HOURS - The Fire Department operates under a 56 hour work week for shift personnel. The firefighter is expected to be on duty starting at 0800 for two 24 hour shifts, comprising a tour of 48 consecutive hours. The firefighter is then "off duty" for a 96 hour period. Firefighters are also subject to emergency call back while on their off duty time.
12. UNIFORMS - Firefighters are provided their complete uniform issue as set forth in the department manual. Uniform cleaning is paid for by the City of Laramie.
13. ADVANTAGES OF THE POSITION -
Security resting solely upon satisfactory performance and good behavior.
Pension plan payable at 50 years of age.
Sick leave benefits with pay.
Annual vacation.
Opportunity for advancement.
Medical insurance.
Life insurance.
Deferred compensation
Days off and extra pay for holidays

Applicants who are offered an appointment are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug screening test and driver license check.
The City of Laramie is an EEO/ADA employer and a smoke-free workplace per City ordinance.


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