Sunday, January 20, 2013

The City of Charleston, West Virginia is hiring Paramedic-Firefighters!



CITY OF CHARLESTON JOB POSTINGS

To apply, visit the Personnel Office of City Hall, at the corner of Court and Virginia streets on the 3rd Floor. Please direct any questions to the Personnel Office at 304-348-8015.
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CITY OF CHARLESTON
FIREFIGHTERS CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
POST OFFICE BOX 2749
CHARLESTON, WV 25330
WHEREAS, on December 3, 2012, the Charleston Firefighters Civil Service Commission was notified by the Honorable Danny Jones,Mayor of the City of Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia that vacancies exist within the Charleston Fire Department for the positions of a PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC, and has requested the Charleston Firefighters Civil Service Commission to establish an Eligibility List for appointment to the positions of Probationary Firefighter Paramedic.
THEREFORE, all persons desiring to seek employment with the Charleston Fire Department, City of Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia,please TAKE NOTICE as Follows:
1. A competitive written examination will be administered by the Charleston by Firefighters Civil Service Commission at the Charleston Civic Center in the City of Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the 25h day of March, 2013. All applicants are required to check in with the Registration Desk at 5:00 p.m. on March 25, 2013
2.An eligible paramedic may sign up for the position.
3.To be eligible to take the examination, each interested person must file an application with the Charleston Fire Department, Recruiting Office, located at 808 Virginia Street West, Charleston, West Virginia, or at the City Clerk's office in the City Building, corner of Virginia and Court Streets, Charleston, West Virginia.
4.Beginning on January 2, 2013 through March 4, 2013, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding legal holidays), applications will be available for use in enrolling for the examination. Applications may be obtained at the City Clerk's office in the City Building, comer of Virginia and Court Streets, Charleston, West Virginia. All completed applications for the written, examination for the position of Probationary Firefighter Paramedic must be submitted to the City Clerk's office in the City Building, corner of Virginia and Court Streets, Charleston, West Virginia, no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 4, 2013.
5.(a) Applicants may not be under the age of 18 years nor over the age of 35 years on the date of his or her application. Satisfactory proof of age shall be required of each applicant upon submission of his or her application.
(b) All applicants must: (i) possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent, (ii) have no felony convictions, (iii) have no convictions within five (5) years of a misdemeanor offense involving larceny, false swearing, gambling, or other crime indicating questionable moral character. (iv) must have no habitual use of alcohol or drugs, and (v) for the position of Probationary Firefighter Paramedic the applicant must be a Certified Paramedic and, if a non-resident of West Virginia, must be able to Obtain certification in West Virginia.
6.All applicants successfully completing the written examination for the position of Probationary Firefighter Paramedic shall be required to submit to the following additional examinations:
(a) Pass one or more medical examinations on the requirements of NFPA 1582 of the Standard on Medical Requirements for Firefighters. Inquiry about the Standard may be made to the Fire Chief at the Recruiting Office.
(b)Pass the physical agility examination that complies with the requirements of the Charleston Fire Department. Inquiry about these requirements may be made to the Fire Chief at the Recruiting Office.
(c)A background investigation to verify, all pertinent information concerning the applicant; and
(d)Psychological testing to determine the applicant's suitability for appointment,
7.All written tests shall conform to the requirements of the Uniform Guidelines of Employees Selection Procedures, 28 CFR 50.14 and 29 CFR 51.53.

THE CITY OF CHARLESTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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