Philadelphia Fire 2013
Exam Title Firefighter (General)
Exam Number 6B01-20130722-OC-01
Salary $40,036 - $55,603 per year. New employees will be appointed at the first step in the pay range for this class.
Announcement Date 07/22/2013
Close Date 08/23/2013
This is fire fighting and rescue work, controlling and extinguishing fires using a variety of specialized equipment and techniques, evacuating persons from areas of danger, and performing emergency treatment. Work includes inspecting multi-occupancy and commercial buildings for fire hazards and violations of the Fire Code, and instructing the public on the principles of fire prevention. Work is performed under the general supervision of a fire officer. Assignments are stable in nature and are carried out in accordance with standard departmental practices and general work instructions. Employees work together in fire companies or rescue squads performing general fire fighting and rescue duties in assigned geographic areas of the city. The dangers inherent in the work represent conditions which can be only partially controlled through preventive measures. Work requires moderate physical effort when using hoseline, ladders and tools, and when performing rescues.
Union Code F. Firefighters (IAFF)
FLSA Code Non-Exempt
Minimum Training, Education & Experience
The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests.
Candidates who meet all eligibility requirements by December 31, 2013 will be admitted to this examination. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list, but may not be hired or promoted until all requirements have been satisfied.
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth school grade.
Physical & Medical Requirements
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
Required Licenses & Certifications
Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment as a Firefighter.
Possession of State Certification as an emergency medical technician by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania upon completion of training and during tenure of employment as a Firefighter.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Candidates MUST submit a copy of their license, registration or certification.
Option 1 – Upload a paperless certification – One time only!
You may upload licenses, registrations or certifications into your account, and attach the license, registration or certification with this application. Once uploaded to your account, it may be attached to all future applications. You will not have to submit another license, registration or certification when you submit applications in the future. Attaching your license, registration or certification will save you time and money if you apply for an examination in the future, and you will be assured that your license, registration or certification cannot be misplaced.
Option 2 – Submit a paper license, registration or certification –
If you submit a paper copy of the license, registration or certification, it will be used for this application only. You will have to submit the license, registration or certification again whenever you apply for an examination in the future. Paper licenses, registrations or certifications will not be retained and will not be returned to applicants.
Mailing address for certifications:
City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Hamid Bertal
anyone see a mention of a study guide..took the test a few years back and they mailed one out to you but did not see mention of it anywhere...any input?
They said a study packet will be available approx 4-6 weeks before the test date
Originally Posted by RockyFortune