RomeFloyd.com

Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA

Job: FIREFIGHTER

Job Type Rome Administration
Salary 32,000/year
Government City of Rome
Published 12/11/2018
Closes 12/31/2019
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General Description:

This position protects lives and property endangered by fire and other emergency situations such as hazardous materials leaks, etc. Suppress fires utilizing firefighting techniques such as nozzle operation, directing fire stream, and building ventilation. Respond to other emergency situations using specialized techniques as required by the emergency and as directed by the supervisor. Participate in pre-fire plan surveys and preventive maintenance on fire equipment and apparatus. Participate in various training activities as required by departmental and state requirements. Administer first aid and CPR as required. Perform routine housekeeping and maintenance activities as assigned. Essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as assigned.

Work Experience Requirements:

·            No prior experience required to perform the basic tasks of the position.

·            Ability to become skilled in techniques and procedures pertaining to firefighting principles, apparatus, tools and equipment.

·            Must successfully complete all steps of the hiring process.

Minimum Qualifications:

·            Must be at least 18 years of age before the completion of Rookie School. 

·            Must be a citizen of the United States.

·            Possess HS Diploma or GED equivalent.

·            Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License in the state of residency, and not have been convicted of a DUI in the last three (3) years and/or have more than 15 points against driver’s license record.

·            Successfully pass a general aptitude test; Georgia Certified Firefighters are exempt contingent upon proof of a State of Georgia Firefighter Certification Certificate.

·            Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the National Fire Protection Association and the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Act.

·            Comply with all current State of Georgia Firefighters Standards and Training requirements.

·            Must not have been convicted of a felony in the past 10 years (from the date of conviction) or sufficient misdemeanors as to constitute a disregard for the law.

·            Not be colorblind.

·            Have vision correctable to 20/20 pursuant to visual acuity standards.

·            Must not have been dishonorably discharged from any branch of military service.

·            Must obtain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) 100 and 700 within three (3) months of employment.