Stamford - Entry Level Firefighter

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DepartmentStamford Fire Department
TypeFirefighter
Job TitleEntry Level Firefighter
Salary$53,065 - $81,361.05
Deadline10/31/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$55.00
LocationStamford, CT
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Stamford, CT Firefighter Jobs

HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION | CITY OF STAMFORD

ANNOUNCES 

*OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION NO. 18-28 FOR

FIREFIGHTER

LAST FILING DATE: October 31, 2018 | EXAMINATION DATE: November 17, 2018

Stamford, CT Firefighter Jobs

SALARY:

The base salary range is $53,065 - $81,361.05. Starting salary shall be at the lower rate.

DUTIES:

Under the direct supervision of a Lieutenant or Captain, combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; operates and maintains Fire Department equipment, apparatus and quarters; works on a rotating shift basis; does related work as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • At time of application, must have graduated from an accredited high school or received an equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) from a recognized authority.
  • By date of written examination (11/17/2018) must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • At time of appointment, must have a CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) Card dated no earlier than 11/17/2017 or one year from date of appointment. Further information regarding this requirement is included in the application supplement.

EXAMINATION:

There will be an examination; which will consist of the following components:

  • Reading Exam Component
  • Written Exam Component
  • Structured Oral Exercise Component

A nonrefundable $55.00 fee ($35.00 examination fee + $20 FirefighterApp fee) is required at the time of application. 

STAMFORD RESIDENCY AND VOLUNTEER CREDIT:

Five (5) points will be added to the passing exam score of those candidates who attest and provide irrefutable proof of their residency in the City of Stamford, Connecticut for a period of at least twelve (12) months prior to the examination date of 11/17/2018. See the recruitment packet for more information and required documents.

Three (3) points will be added to the passing exam score for qualified candidate who provide irrefutable proof and attest to active Stamford Volunteer Firefighter Service. See the APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT for information and required documents.

VETERANS’ CREDIT:

Refer to Item 3 of 11 on the ANNOUNCEMENTS GENERAL CONDITIONS form for eligibility requirements.

FILING REQUIREMENTS:

A completed “City of Stamford Application for Examination or Employment” and “Application Supplement 18-28” and all pertinent information such as DD-214, residency and volunteer documents must be uploaded and submitted through www.FirefighterApp.com/StamfordFire to be considered eligible for purposes of this examination. A resume and/or other correspondence will not be considered as equivalent to an application.

APPLICATION MATERIAL:

Links to additional material are available above under the "APPLY" button at the top of this page.

APPLICATION & FURTHER INFORMATION PERSONNEL COMMISSION

Visit our Web site at – www.stamfordct.gov or contact City of Stamford Human Resources Division, 888 Washington Blvd.- P.O. Box 10152, Stamford, Connecticut 06904-2152 
Phone: 203-977-4733
Fax: 203-977-4075
Email: HrRecruiting@stamfordct.gov 

PERSONNEL COMMISSION

  • Marc Teichman
  • Peter C. Nanos
  • Carl R. Weinberg
  • Beth Adamson
  • Greg Oliver


Clemon Williams, Director of Human Resources
(AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER)

 

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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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