02-03-2007, 07:15 PM #1
- Join Date
- Jul 2003
- St. Louis, MO
Anybody hear anything about Memphis? I applied several months ago and haven't heard anything yet...I heard they were looking to hire several.
02-04-2007, 11:36 AM #2
I guess you haven't been reading any other forums in here then. It was posted on several others as well as their web site!!
Here is is again just for you.
NOTICE OF JOB OPENINGS
CITY OF MEMPHIS JANUARY 03, 2007
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Application Packets can be obtained from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. in the
Employment Office, Room 1B33,
City Hall, 125 North Main or visit our FEBRUARY 02, 2007
website at www.memphistn.gov to download an application packet.
For a complete listing of job openings please visit website at www.memphistn.gov
THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN THE MEMPHIS
CITY LIMITS WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT
POSITION: FIRE RECRUIT Fire
Services/Firefighting; J.O. #FRENTRY2007 Grade 00B
Fire Salary and Salary Schedule
Entry salary (as Fire Recruit on probation) $2,514.14/Mo.
After 12 months (as Fire Private II 1
to 2 yr rate) $3,590.08/Mo.
After 24 months (as Fire Private II 2
to 3 yr rate) $3,848.75/Mo.
After 36 months (as Fire Private II 3
yr rate) $3,985.16/Mo.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under an assigned fire station Lieutenant: listens for alarm and
details of radio message received from alarm office; puts on protective equipment such as air pack, turnouts,
gloves; searches for victims in smoky areas; determines safest evacuation routes for self/victim; pries open
vehicles, equipment, or structures using specialized equipment such as the hydraulic rescue tool; drags or
carries an unconscious victim down ladders or stairs; connects hoses and couplings to water sources, pumps,
nozzles, etc.; advances charged hose lines to fight fire; identifies flammable or hazardous materials; lifts and
and hand raised
ladders; extinguishes fires in areas where there is no visibility and
extreme heat; opens holes in structures using axes, pike poles, or other equipment; preserves evidence of arson
for use by an arson investigator; develops and maintains current knowledge of well established
procedures; maintains certifications; cleans equipment; inspects or tests equipment on apparatus; questions
patients or other bystanders to gather medical information; checks pulse and respiration of victim or patient;
and administers first responder treatment in response to patient condition.
1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift and carry a victim, hose, or other
equipment weighing an average 160200
lbs. while wearing turnouts, air tank, air mask, gloves etc.
Requires walking, running, crawling, standing, lifting, climbing, or stooping for long periods of time
while wearing turnouts, air tank, air mask, gloves etc. Requires the ability to meet all physical
demands required to extinguish fires and to make routine inspections of buildings, hydrants, and
immediate surroundings for existence of fire hazards.
Fire Recruit – page 2
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Will be exposed to extreme heat, thick smoke, and toxic
fumes in fire fighting situations. Works from assigned fire station to perform firefighting duties in
emergency vehicles, such as trucks, pumpers, or other apparatus at the scene of fires and/or on other
emergency calls. Works a twenty-four
(24) hour shift, fifty-six
(56) hours a week. Exposed to all
types of weather conditions. Deals with the public under possibly stressful and/or dangerous
THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PRIOR TO INITIAL EMPLOYMENT:
1. Must be a citizen of the United States.
2. High school graduate or equivalent required.
3. Candidate’s age must be at least twenty-one
(21) years by the starting date of the Fire
Recruit Class for which he/she is considered; and candidate’s age cannot exceed thirty-five
(35) years by the date of employment in this position.
4. Must be record free of any felony and/or misdemeanor conviction involving moral
turpitude and pass required background investigation.
5. Must pass comprehensive medical examination which meets the National Fire Protection
Association Standards (NFPA1582).
Must pass a battery of tests which may include
written fire selection tests and physical ability test.
6. Must have and maintain a valid Class D Tennessee Driver’s License with Endorsement F,
as a condition of employment. Out of State applicants must have a valid driver’s license
upon entry into the Fire Training Academy and within six (6) months must have a valid
Tennessee Driver’s License with Endorsement F. Knowledge of the Memphis
geographical area preferred.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS THAT MUST BE COMPLETED AS A CONDITION OF
1. Must successfully complete course work and testing in order to become certified by the State
of Tennessee as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intravenous
Certification within one (1) year with the Memphis Fire Department, as a condition
of continued employment.
2. Must successfully progress through the State of Tennessee Fire Fighter I Certification
Program within one (1) year with the Memphis Fire Department and must successfully
progress through the State of Tennessee Fire Fighter II Certification Program within three (3)
years with the Memphis Fire Department (as specified in NFPA Standards 1001), as a
condition of continued employment;
3. Within three (3) years of employment with the Memphis Fire Department, must become
licensed by the State of Tennessee as a Paramedic (EMT-Advanced),
as a condition of
Prior to entering the paramedic licensure program, candidate must be able to demonstrate the
• Must complete a semester of College-level
Mathematics or Algebra (no remedial Math);
Fire Recruit – Page 3
• Must complete two semesters of College-level
• Must take the Academic Assessment Placement Program (AAPP) Examination or an
examination acceptable to the Board to determine academic eligibility into the program
unless the applicant meets the requirements through the ACT scores or accumulated
HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should report to the Employment Service Center,
City Hall, 125 North Main Street, between 8:00 a.m. 5:
00 p.m. or visit our website at
www.memphistn.gov during the posting period to download an application packet. At the time of
applicants will receive a date to return the completed application packet.
SPECIAL NOTE TO APPLICANTS: APPLICATION RETURN PROCESS:
Applicants must return (in person) the completed application packet on the date assigned to you by the
Human Resources representative upon receiving your application packet. Upon returning the completed
application packet, you will meet with a representative to review your completed application packet
and supporting documents. Wait times could vary—allow approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Your
application packet will only be accepted if it is completely filled out according to specified instructions.
REPORT IN PERSON TO THE FOLLOWING LOCATION ON YOUR ASSIGNED DATE:
PLACE: Chester Anderson Fire Campus
4341 O.K. Robertson Road
Off of Hwy 51, near the intersection of Watkins Rd and Thomas St, toward Millington, TN
DATES: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 through Friday, February 09, 2007
Excluding Saturday, Sunday and Monday, January, 15, 2007, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday (City Holiday). Report only on your assigned date.
Times: 8:00 a.m. 4:
You must bring your original Valid Driver’s License for ID purpose only and a copy to turn in with the
NOTE: If your returned Application Packet is complete and you meet the minimum qualifications, you will
be notified by mail of the next phase of the process. Therefore, notify this office of any change of
address or telephone number.Stay Safe and Well Out There....
Always remembering 9-11-2001 and 343+ Brothers
02-05-2007, 07:32 PM #3
- Join Date
- Jan 2004
I am assuming you applied for the fire medic since you applied several months ago. I just received a letter in the mail today telling me to be there for eight hours of testing including a physical agility on Feb 17th, a Saturday. Too bad its too short of notice for me to be able to make it, I was pretty excited to go but can't get time off work that quick. My roomate got his letter to today and can't make it either, so that's better odds for you.
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