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    I heard when I was down in fairfax that philly is testing in september. Is this correct because I can't seem to find anything and the recruitment office is closed right now. Thanks for the help.

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    http://www.phila.gov/personnel/announce/index.html

    Look under Job Opportunities-->Open Competitive Exams. The window for filing is open from now until September.
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    CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
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    FIREFIGHTER
    Exam Number:
    06Q36B01


    Announce/ Closing Date:
    June 20, 2005 -
    September 2, 2005 Starting Salary:
    $ 34,877 per year


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    APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE: $35
    Applicants must remit at the time of application a non-refundable fee in the amount of $35.00. Payment may be made by personal check or money order made payable to "City of Philadelphia".


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    DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
    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. Employees work together in fire companies or medic units performing general fire fighting and emergency medic 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 to strenuous physical effort when using hoselines, ladders and tools, and when performing rescues.


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    REQUIREMENTS:
    To be hired for the position:
    Must have reached eighteenth (18th) birthday, but not have reached fortieth (40th) birthday by date of appointment


    High school diploma or GED at the time of hire


    Philadelphia residence for one year prior to hire


    A valid Pennsylvania driver's license


    Drug free, including marijuana free


    Good physical and mental health


    Willingness to work rotating shifts and work in dangerous situations


    Pass ALL examinations listed below




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    EXAMINATIONS:
    The written test is tentatively scheduled for November 19, 2005. Applicants must pass the written examination to be given further consideration for processing, applicants will be processed in rank order, according to score, plus applicable Veteran's preference points.
    Type: Written test
    Weight: 100% of score, establishes rank on list
    Candidates MUST also successfully complete each of the following steps in the selection process:
    Drug Test
    Background Investigation
    Medical Evaluation (may include physical performance test)
    Training Program at the Fire Academy
    On-The-Job Training


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    APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND PROCESSING FEE PAYMENT:
    Applicants must remit at the time of application a non-refundable fee in the amount of $35.00. Payment may be made by personal check or money order made payable to "City of Philadelphia."

    Special applications are available on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 15th & J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

    When applying by U.S. Mail, payment should be enclosed with the application and sent to:

    Employment Application
    City of Philadelphia Personnel Department
    Customer Service Division
    1401 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard - Room 1640
    Philadelphia, PA 19102-1680

    To apply in person, please visit the Employment Application Center on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia. The application fee will be required at the time of application.

    This application fee may be waived for individuals who demonstrate an inability to pay because of certain types of financial need.

    More information about the application fee may be viewed at http://www.phila.gov/personnel/ or at the Employment Application Center in the concourse of the Municipal Services Building.


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