Firefighter

Description :

FIREFIGHTER

 

 

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

 

               An employee in this class performs public safety work in the protection of lives and property through controlling, preventing and extinguishing fires, maintaining a state of preparedness and keeping equipment and apparatus for fire control in sound operating condition.  Work is performed under immediate supervision.

 

EXAMPLES OF TASKS PERFORMED

 

               Responds to fire alarms as member of fire company, lays hose, connects nozzles, directs water streams, climbs ladders, operates pumps; removes persons from danger; administers first aid.

               Participates in training programs; checks and services equipment; participates in fire safety inspections and public education activities; participates in maintaining operating records.

               Assists in maintenance of fire station, equipment and apparatus; maintains personal equipment in state of readiness.

 

DESIRABLE PREPARATION FOR APPOINTMENT

 

               Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  Must be between the ages of 21 and 45 inclusive.

 

SELECTION GUIDELINES

 

               Oral and written tests prepared for this position class; test of physical agility, health and character as established by the Department in cooperation with the Human Resources Department.

 

STARTING PAY:  $34,944.00/yr.  Excellent employee benefits (insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement, holidays).

 

WORK HOURS:  24 hours on and 48 hours off/shift.

 

WORK LOCATION:  City of Muskogee Fire Department, 505 Columbus, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Contact :

RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED BUT WE REQUIRE THAT OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ALSO.  The employment application can be found on our website:  http://www.cityofmuskogee.com.  Just click on “Menu” at the top left side of the page (in the green bar), then under that go to “Departments” & click on “Human Resources”, then click on “Links and Downloads” on the left hand side of the page, then click on “Applications” (toward the bottom of the page), then click on “Employment Application” (print and fill out) or “Fillable Employment Application” (fill out online), or one can be faxed, emailed, or mailed to you or you can pick one up from the City of Muskogee Human Resources Department at 229 West Okmulgee Street (the three story red brick building (Muskogee Municipal Building) at the southeast corner of 3rd and Okmulgee Streets).  The Human Resources Department is located on the First Floor, Room 102.  Applications can be returned to the same address or by mail:  City of Muskogee, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 1927, Muskogee, OK  74402-1927; by fax:  918-684-6223; or by email:  jkennedy@muskogeeonline.org.  If you should have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 918-684-6221 or inquire in person at the address above or fax or email (above).

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  5:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2018.

 

EOE

 

 

 

Deadline for Applying : Jul 27, 2018