|2/5/2024 10:00:00 AM
|3/3/2024 11:59:00 PM
|$17.26/hr during academy; $49,983.44-$70,681.10- annually after graduation
|Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)
A Firefighter is expected to exercise exceptional judgment, sometimes in a split-second decision-making situation. Applicants who are indecisive or do not like making decisions might consider employment other than a Firefighter.
A Firefighter is requested to take charge of many different situations. Individuals who are hesitant to do so may find it difficult to function effectively.
A firefighting career can be very challenging. It is highly encouraged that one is physically fit to cope with the physical demands and the mental and emotional stressors that accompany this occupation.
Under the guidance and tutelage of the fire training staff while in the fire training academy, the Recruit learns and demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to respond effectively to emergencies including, fire suppression, emergency medical response, and hazardous materials incidents. The Recruit learns fire behavior concepts and fire suppression techniques including the utilization and maintenance of various firefighting tools. The Recruit also learns and demonstrates the knowledge and skills needed to perform rescue operations and providing emergency medical care to the sick and injured in a pre-hospital setting. The trainee will also participate in a physical training program in preparation to meet the fitness level firefighting requires.
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a HS Diploma or GED by 07/01/2024 (final offer date).
You are highly encouraged to print this bulletin; it contains important information and dates that will NOT be available beyond the closing date of this recruitment.
The Civil Service list will be utilized to fill vacancies
occurring within the next 6 months after the list is final. Candidates placed
on the employment list must successfully pass the following:
Veterans, Native American, or disability preference points will be added to the achieved score for those that are placed on the Civil Service employment list. If you qualify for Veteran or Native American preference points as outlined in your employment profile, you must submit your documentation at the time of application or contact TucsonFIreJobs@tucsonaz.gov to make arrangements. Copies of DD214's must reflect characterization of honorable service.
Applicants requiring an accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act for any of the applicant evaluations must contact Jessica.Garcia11@tucsonaz.gov to make that request. Contact must be made at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
Communications throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively check your email account regularly. All email inquiries should be directed to TucsonFIreJobs@tucsonaz.gov
Hep B Vaccine/Titer
Non-NIDA Drug Test
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.
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