East Haven - Firefighter D/Paramedic

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DepartmentEast Haven Fire Department
TypeFirefighter
Job TitleFirefighter D/Paramedic
Salary$56,074.98 effective 7/1/18
Registration Fee$50.00
LocationEast Haven, CT


Job Announcement

East Haven, CT Firefighter Jobs

   Notice of Testing

The Civil Service Commission announces an open-competitive examination for the position of Firefighter D/Paramedic in the East Haven Fire Department.

 Only Applicants who are Licensed paramedics or enrolled in a Paramedic Prgoram are  eligible to apply. If you are not a licensed Paramedic, please do not proceed as you will not proceed in the process

 Required Forms located at the top-right of this page! 

                   TIME:              To Be Announced

                   DATE:              To Be Announced

                   PLACE:           To Be Announced

                   SALARY:          $56,074.98    per Annum, 42 hours per week, rotating shifts 

DUTIES

See attached job description at the top-right of this page. 

QUALIFICATIONS

    • Candidates must possess a valid Driver’s License from the State of Connecticut; a High School Diploma or GED; current licensure as a Paramedic or be currently enrolled in a Paramedic Program capable of completing the program within 2 years; must be 18 years of age, and have valid CPAT Card or candidates will become eligible for employment once they submit a valid CPAT Card. Only candidates who submit a CPAT Card by 7/9/18  will be eligible for employment in the first round of hiring.  Candidates must pass a physical examination, drug screening and background check in addition to Civil Service Testing. Candidate must not use tobacco products.

APPLICATION FEE

There is a $50.00($20.00 FirefighterApp.com; $30.00 Town) fee payable Online to FirefighterApp.com. 

EXAMINATION

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

 

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 7/1/18 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  and complete the test by July 1, 2018. 
  • 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 7/1/18 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 7/1/18 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 7/1/18 to receive credit.

 

The application for testing is available online at www.FirefighterApp.com/EastHavenFD.  The deadline for submission is June 15, 2018.   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/lib/cfpc/CFA2015_CPATapplication4.pdf

 

Andrea M. Liquori

Chief Examiner

                                                    

The Town of East Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities, Veterans,

Females and the Handicapped are encouraged to apply.

  

 


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