New Haven - Firefighter/Paramedic

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Department New Haven Fire Department
TypeFirefighter
Job TitleFirefighter/Paramedic
Deadline Oct 25, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$50.00
ContactNHFDJobs@newhavenct.gov
Location New Haven, CT
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Job Announcement

CITY OF NEW HAVEN

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

200 ORANGE STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT  06510

www.cityofnewhaven.com

Click the at the top of the job posting for the New Haven Firefighter Entry Level and Firefighter/Paramedic Applicant Handbook. 

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS:  12:01 am OCTOBER 4, 2019

CLOSES: 11:59 pm OCTOBER 25, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: This position is NOT subject to the application limits.  However, applicants must meet the minimum requirements as listed below.

 

POSITION:                FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC (M-702) (TESTED)

DEPARTMENT:        FIRE SERVICE

SALARY:                   $41,488 ANNUALLY

HOURS/FUNDING:   42 HOURS PER WEEK / GENERAL FUNDS

 

Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 Application fee.  Fee may be waived in cases of hardship.  Hardship must meet eligibility criteria and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Instructions for waiving fees are included in the New Haven Firefighter Applicant Handbook available through link in job posting, at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and at reception window Dept. of Human Resources.  

TO APPLY:

 

  • FIRST, BEFORE YOU APPLY READ THE APPLICANT HANDBOOK available through the link in job posting, at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire   APPLICANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR READING ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE APPLICANT HANDBOOK!  The Handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102 New Haven, CT 06510.
  • SECOND, create a free Firefighterapp.com account, if you don’t already have one. Go to firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and click on Log-In. From here you can create your account or simply log-in. You must have an email address to create a Firefighterapp.com account.
  • Complete your application. Be sure to click on Firefighter/Paramedic 2019 to respond to this job announcement.
  • IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION, DO NOT APPLY. Your application will be rejected. Additionally, your application fee will not be refunded.
  • Submit your on-line application and $50.00 application fee by credit/debit card (or fee waiver) no later than OCTOBER 25, 2019 by 11:59 pm. APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire
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Internet & computer access available at: Dept. of HR 200 Orange Street Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon, Wed & Fri (except 10/14); and, at any New Haven Free Public Library location. Visit www.nhfpl.org for location/hours convenient for you.  Ask library staff for assistance in obtaining a guest pass. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY: 

1) You must be at least 18 years of age.

2) You must possess a valid driver’s license by November 1, 2019. 

3) You must have completed high school or obtained a GED by December 31, 2019. 

4) You must possess the following certifications: valid Paramedic Certification/License (from any State), CPR, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, EPC, and NREMT and maintain these certifications throughout employment;  5) If Paramedic License is not from CT, you must obtain CT Paramedic License within 1 year from date of hire and maintain that certification throughout employment.  If not medically authorized* from local Sponsor Hospital, you must obtain medical authorization through Sponsor Hospital within 1 year from date of hire and maintain authorization throughout employment.  *For those who do not already have Medical Authorization from the New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program, the City of New Haven may assist and/or facilitate in obtaining the required medical authorization for those extended a conditional offer of employment.  For info on obtaining Medical Authorization from New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program visit  https://sponsorhospital.gosignmeup.com  

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

You must be able to meet established educational, physical and medical requirements.  You must possess and maintain appropriate State of Connecticut, Department of Motor Vehicle driver’s license as required by nature of assignment.

Position is subject to background check, medical and drug testing upon conditional offer of employment.

Position included in collective bargaining agreement with Local 825, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO.  As condition of continued employment, membership required at the completion of 90 working days.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D.  Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 require the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States.  Please post this announcement in a conspicuous area on the Department Bulletin Board.

Please direct questions regarding this position to NHFDJobs@newhavenct.gov


Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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