Probationary Firefighter

Firefighter
Tiverton Fire Department Tiverton, RI - Tiverton, Rhode Island


Application Deadline:

Salary Information

Salary:
58424.60 annual

Job Description

TIVERTON FIRE DEPARTMENT

IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR Probationary FireFighter

GENERAL DUTIES

DEFINITION:

To protect life and property by combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires and providing emergency medical assistance.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Firefighter is a journey-level classification. Incumbents are expected to perform the full range of duties of a Firefighter.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

General supervision is provided by superior officers.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Respond to fire with a fire company, enter burning buildings with hose lines, operate nozzles, and extinguish the fire as directed.
  • Operate hand fire extinguishers, fog nozzles, and similar equipment in extinguishing fires; raise, lower, and climb ladders; and ventilate burning buildings to carry off smoke and gases.
  • Rescue persons from danger and administer medical aid as necessary.
  • Perform salvage operations such as throwing covers, evacuating water, removing debris, and performing general cleanup at the fire scene.
  • Perform routine housekeeping duties at a fire station, such as mowing grass, making beds, cleaning walls, washing windows, and sweeping floors.
  • Perform limited repair and maintenance work on fire equipment and apparatus.
  • Attend in-service training sessions to learn firefighting strategies and tactics, equipment operation, medical aid, and street and hydrant locations.
  • Perform business inspections.
  • Make presentations on fire safety and burn prevention to schools, service clubs, or other public gatherings.
  • Promote fire safety and burn prevention among public contacts.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Probationary Salary (date of hire to completion of first year of service) $765.63 Per week
  • Third Class Fire Fighter (after one year of service including Probationary year)  $992.45 Per week
  • Second Class Fire Fighter (after two years of service including Probationary Year) $1056.62 Per week
  • First Class Fire Fighter (after three years of service including Probationary Year) $1123.55 Per week

EMS incentive;

  • Paramedic Certification $57.50 Per week
  • EMT- Cardiac $52.50 Per week

Clothing Allowance                                            $1300.00 per year

ABOUT TIVERTON FIRE DEPARTMENT (and/or) TOWN OF TIVERTON

  • Tiverton is a Town located in the North East corner of Rhode Island, abutting the Fifth largest city in Massachusetts, Fall River.
  • The Population of Tiverton is approximately 17,000
  • The Tiverton Fire Department currently has two active open positions we are looking to fill.
  • The Tiverton Fire Department provides both Fire and Emergency Services with a total call volume of 3200 calls
  • We provide Mutual Aid to Fall River Mass, Little Compton RI, Westport Mass, Portsmouth RI and all surrounding communities.
  • The Town of Tiverton is bordered on the west by the Sakonnet River and is connected to Aquidneck Island by the Sakonnet River Bridge.
  • The department operates out of three fire stations, operating the following equipment;
    • Three Engines – Engine 3 is an ALS operated Engine Company
    • Two ALS Medical transporting units
    • A 2500 Gallon Water Tender
    • A Dodge power wagon brush unit
    • One Squad unit
    • A 19’ Motor Boat
    • A 14’ Boston Whaler

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Written Examination
  • Interviews with the Tiverton Personnel Board
  • Must pass a medical evaluation
  • Must pass a Psychological Evaluation
  • Extensive Background check

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience: NONE
  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • GED or High School diploma
  • EMT Cardiac or Paramedic
  • Valid Drivers’ license
  • Current PPA at time of hire - http://rifirechiefs.com/ppa-info/

Contact Informaton

Cara S

Tiverton Fire Department Tiverton, RI
Tiverton Fire Department 85 Main Rd Tiverton, RI
Tiverton, Rhode Island
phone: (855) 720-2777

How to Apply

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AT www.FirefighterApp.com/TivertonFire

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