FOR THE CITY OF RIDGELAND, MISSISSIPPI



FIRE FIGHTER POSITION

Nature of Work

This is skilled fire fighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, and in the operation and in routine custodial maintenance of departmental equipment, apparatus, and quarters. An employee of this class is responsible for the protection of life and property through fire fighting, rescue, and related duties. Duties include training and participation in the operation of fire fighting apparatus and the performance of hazardous duties under emergency conditions. Work may require strenuous exertion under such handicaps as smoke, fire, heat, and cramped surroundings. When not engaged in fire fighting or rescue activities, incumbents are required to participate in drill and study programs and to perform routine duties in the care and maintenance of station equipment, apparatus, buildings, and grounds. Work is normally performed under the close supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures. Assignments are given by a superior officer both in fighting fires and at the station. Work is usually reviewed for adherence to standards and through observation of accomplishment and reports on desired results.



Necessary Special Requirements



1. Basic fire fighters course to meet state requirements.

2. Emergency Medical Technician course with National Registry Certifi*
cation.




REQUEST APPLICATION FROM:
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
CITY OF RIDGELAND
304 HIGHWAY 51
RIDGELAND, MISSISSIPPI 39158
www.ridgelandms.org