|Department||Tampa Fire Rescue|
|Open Date||2/9/2017 4:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/9/2017 4:30:00 PM|
|Salary||$28.31 - $39.86/hour; $4,906.72 - $6,909.76/month; $58,880.64 - $82,917.12/year|
|Type of Recruitment||Departmental|
Please read the entire Job Posting as it will provide important information regarding the application process and promotional exam.
Discusses firefighting strategy with other personnel, reviewing area maps and other available information for pre-fire planning; prepares or revises maps identifying travel routes, available water sources and other pertinent information; participates in building surveys to obtain information about assigned area, particularly high life hazards.
Conducts classes in firefighting techniques and related subjects; studies instructional materials to prepare for teaching; studies training materials to improve job knowledge and prepare for promotion; participates in first aid classes to keep up-to-date on techniques.
Responds to alarms following set procedures for verifying addresses, starting vehicle, transmitting alarm to other stations, checking position of crew, and turning on lights and siren; selects appropriate route to location; drives apparatus using necessary safety precautions; parks apparatus at the best location to ensure availability.
Sets up special equipment such as lights and generators as required; selects appropriate equipment to effectively combat fires; selects appropriate hydrant to provide water supply in the safest, most efficient manner possible; connects pump truck to other apparatus in order to provide water supply; operates pump, monitoring gauges and adjusting levers as necessary to provide adequate water supply at the proper pressures; lays lines as directed and operates nozzles; uses special equipment as required; positions ladders including operating equipment to position and use aerial ladder.
Clears persons from hazardous area; monitors equipment in operation to ensure proper functioning; observes emergency for development of hazardous situations to include observing other personnel for fatigue, lack of protective clothing or other hazards to safety.
Participates in salvage and cleanup operations; performs ventilation duties as needed.
Extricates victims from automobile using special tools as necessary.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: firefighting and search and rescue techniques and equipment; firefighting terminology; characteristics of fire; firefighting equipment and its uses.
Working knowledge of: the application of hydraulic principles and theories to firefighting operations; effective communications techniques.
Some knowledge of: standard reports and forms and their purposes and methods of completion.
Ability to: communicate effectively orally, in writing and by use of hand signals; perform work requiring considerable physical exertion under hazardous conditions; work cooperatively and interact effectively with all types of people in a variety of situations; assess situations accurately, reach valid conclusions and take appropriate action; anticipate possible hazards and recommend a work plan; train others, as required; read and understand maps rapidly and accurately.
Skill in: the use and care of firefighting and rescue tools and equipment.
All applicants must submit a copy of their degree or transcript (with signature and/or seal affixed) prior to the closing date. This also applies to candidates who may have applied for past examinations. The transcript or diploma must be scanned and attached via upload to the online application via Job Aps.
SOURCE MATERIALS FOR EXAM: (In effect the date of this announcement)
TEST DATES FOR PROMOTIONAL EXAM:
Part 1 Multiple Choice: June 7, 2017
Part 2 Practical- Hydraulics/Pump Operations: June 13th, 14th & 15
(Applicants will not need to attend all 3 days listed for Part 2; the sign-up will be available on June 7th)