New Orleans Government Jobs – FIRE RECRUIT

Website City of New Orleans

Job Description:

Upon successful completion of all phases of training, a Fire Recruit will be promoted to a Firefighter I classification with an annual entrance salary of $36,119 plus millage pay (approximately $5,000). State statute provides an additional $6,000.00 in annual supplemental pay after one (1) year of service and certification as a Firefighter I.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The employee must obtain a certification as a Firefighter I and Firefighter II before graduating from the Fire Academy.
  • This class represents the training level for a career firefighter in which the employee receives initial assignment to the fire academy for intensive and specialized training in all phases of fire related work.
  • Trainee-level work under close supervision, involving training in the response to Fire Department emergency situations in the City of New Orleans for the protection of life and property, and reducing the incidence of fire and the loss of life to civilians and fire personnel.
  • Work involves training in emergency medical response, extinguishment and prevention of fires, Fire Department related public safety and emergency management related work as required; semi-skilled work in maintaining equipment, apparatus, and quarters in good condition; and related duties as required.
  • The essential functions of the Fire Recruit position include: attending training classes, lectures and seminars on the subject matter being taught; reading and studying textbooks, manuals, journals, and other training materials; and receiving training in the physical aspects of fire related work including: physical conditioning (e.g. running; calisthenics; etc.), climbing ladders, and handling fire hoses.

Job Requirements:

  • Good physical and psychological condition to perform the essential functions of the job of Fire Recruit.
  • Applicants must have a valid picture identification, issued by a state or other governmental agency, on their person during all phases of application and examination.
  • Arrests and convictions for felonies or numerous misdemeanors may be disqualifying.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Applicant must be a least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of application. Applicants must present a valid picture identification, issued by a state or other governmental agency, within two weeks of application.
  • An official High School Diploma or G.E.D. Proof of graduation (either original High School Diploma, official high school transcript or original G.E.D. issued by a state Department of Education) must be presented within two weeks of application.

Job Details:

Company: City of New Orleans

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Lafayette, LA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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