Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: May 26, 2017
Organization: CITY OF NEWBERRY
City: Newberry, SC
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Wages/Salary: Salary: $29,662.00
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent with nine to twelve months of fire services or
fire training experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must have successfully completed required courses and certification; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license. Must possess CPR and first aid certifications.Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing and other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively, including during emergency situations which may involve a high degree of noise; Sufficient vision and other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to effectively operate at a fire or related emergency scene; Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate equipment used in fire fighting; Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perform all duties involved in protecting life and property.
The primary function of a City of Newberry Firefighter is to protect the community from disaster situations, including house and building fires, and promote a safe environment within the City of Newberry. This position also participates in fire prevention and inspection activities, equipment and facility maintenance, and training dealing with all phases of fire prevention, suppression, inspection, rescue and emergency operation. Under regular supervision, performs firefighting, hazardous materials release response, and technical rescues in order to protect and safeguard lives and property of Newberry citizens. Work involves handling the responsibility for ensuring the readiness and condition of all department resources to include emergency response vehicles, hand tools and equipment, and buildings and grounds. The position reports to the Fire Captain.