CFPC: Career Job Announcements

Career Job Announcements

As of May 20, 2015
 
Note: The advertisments below are reprinted as a service to the Connecticut Fire Service
in the format and wording as created and published by the originating entity.
 
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Employment Opportunity

Certified Firefighter

Naugatuck F.D.

 

The Borough of Naugatuck is accepting applications for the Naugatuck Fire Department for the position of Certified Firefighter.  The starting base salary for a Certified Naugatuck Firefighter is $52,264.74 annually.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

·         Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D.

·         Possess a valid driver’s license (CDL Class B or Connecticut Q Endorsement preferred).

·         Must be a U.S. Citizen.

·         Successful completion of the Connecticut Fire Academy (CFA) Recruit Firefighter Training Program within 5 years of the date of hire.

o   For the anticipated August 2015 hiring, graduates of CFA Recruit Classes 46 through 55.

·         Must be at least 21 years old at time of conditional job offer.

·         Possess a valid CPAT card (not older than one year) at the time of conditional job offer.

o   Information on CPAT can be found at www.ct.gov/cfpc.

·         Must be in good physical condition and have no previous felony convictions.

·         Candidates must successfully complete and pass a thorough background investigation and post offer physical examination including drug & alcohol screening.

·         Candidates must adhere to the terms and conditions of the Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.

 

Application available at www.firefighterapp.com/naugatuck


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Employment Opportunity

Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT

Ridgefield F.D.


 The Ridgefield Fire Department will be testing for the position of

"Firefighter/Paramedic" and "Firefighter/EMT". 

Please see the attached announcement and application attached

Deadline is 4:00 PM, Thursday, May 21, 2015. 

 

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Employment Opportunity

Fire Chief

Town of Fairfield


The Town of Fairfield, CT is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Fire Chief. The salary range is $125,000 to $140,000. The Fairfield Fire Department is a progressive and well-equipped agency located in Fairfield County, approximately 50 miles northeast of New York City. The Fairfield Fire Department provides fire, EMS, and rescue services to a community with a population of 59,000 and occupying an area of 32 square miles. The department’s operating budget for FY 2015 is approximately $12 million.

Candidates for this position must reside in the Town within six months of appointment.  Candidates must have at least 10 years of progressively-responsible experience in a management position, and have a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in fire service administration, public administration or a closely related field, supplemented by substantial management training such as that provided by the National Fire Academy Executive Officer Program or the equivalent.

Qualified persons should submit a resume of experience and qualifications, letter of interest and salary history to: Charles D. Hale, President, Resource Management Associates, 17037 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, Illinois 60477, (708) 444-2326, Fax: (708) 444-2844, Email: RMA2500@GMAIL.COM. Closing date for applications is May 29, 2015. EOE

For the complete job description and information about the Town and the fire department please visit the Town of Fairfield’s website at:

http://www.fairfieldct.org/hrnews

 

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Employment Opportunity

Firefighter D/Paramedic 

East Haven F.D.

 

TIME:              To Be Announced

DATE:              To Be Announced

PLACE:            To Be Announced

SALARY:         $48,972 per Annum, 42 hours per week, rotating shifts

 

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Driver’s License from the State of Connecticut, a High School Diploma or GED, EMT-B certification, EMT-p preferred, must be 18 years of age, and valid CPAT certification issued after May 1, 2014 or be registered for CPAT by May 31, 2015 and complete the exam by July 13, 2015, pass a physical examination in addition to Civil Service Testing. Candidate must not use tobacco products

 

Application Fee:  There is a $41.00($16.00 FirefighterApp.com; $25.00 Town) fee payable Online to FirefighterApp.com.

 

Examination: The examination will consist of a Candidates Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered by the Connecticut Fire Academy which will be a pass/fail grade; a written exam with a pass point of 70 which is worth 2/3rd of the final grade; and an oral exam with a pass point of 70 which is worth 1/3rd of the final grade.

 

Additional credit may be awarded after successful completion of all phases of the exam:

·         Candidates who believe they are eligible for Veteran Credit must attach copy of DD214.

·         Candidates with college credits may be eligible for the Education Credit and must request an Official Transcript from their college or university be sent to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT 06512 and be received by 7/13/15 to receive credit.

·         Candidates may be eligible for Foreign Language Proficiency Credit by attaining a rating of “Intermediate-High” on a Foreign Language Competency Exam.  Candidates who believe they are fluent in a foreign language must submit the “Foreign Language Proficiency Examination Credit Request” form available with the application to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT  by May 31, 2015 and complete the test by July 13, 2015. 

·         Candidates who possess Firefighter I Certification in the State of Connecticut must submit proof  to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT 06512 and be received by 7/13/15 to receive credit.

·         Candidates who possess EMT Certification in the State of Connecticut must submit proof  to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT 06512 and be received by 7/13/15 to receive credit.

·         Candidates who possess Paramedic with Medical Control  Certification from New Haven Sponsor Hospital must submit proof  to The Civil Service Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven CT 06512 and be received by 7/13/15 to receive credit.

 

The application for testing is available online at www.FirefighterApp.com/EastHavenFD.  The deadline for submission is May 31, 2015.   For more information please contact the East Haven Civil Service Office at (203)468-3375. 

 

CPAT Application:

Applications can be accessed on-line at www.ct.gov/cfpc and must be returned to the Connecticut Fire Academy by May 31, 2015.


 

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Equal Opportunity Employers


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