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Firefighter

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No.: OC-66360 Name: Firefighter
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 03/01/18 05:00PM
Exam Date: 04/21/18 08:30AM Price: $25.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is hazardous work involving the controlling and extinguishing of fires, protection of life and property, and the operation and maintenance of firefighting apparatus and equipment. When engaged in firefighting or fire prevention work, employees receive detailed instructions from a superior. Duties also involve routine maintenance on the station and equipment. Firefighters must meet the training standards set by the Office of Fire Prevention and Control as authorized by Section 159 (d) of the New York State Executive Law within eighteen (18) months of appointment. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Fire Chief or other higher-level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Proposed:

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.

Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid Driver’s license issued by the State of New York at the time of appointment.

Possession of a valid certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at any level* issued by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services at the time of appointment.

*EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate (EMT-1), Advanced-EMT (AEMT), EMT-Critical Care (AEMT-CC),
EMT-Paramedic (AEMT-P)

 

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