Vacancy Announcement: Another Part-Time Firefighter Position is Open

Vacancy Announcement: The Latham Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Firefighter. The starting salary for this position is $14.56 per hour.

Candidates must be 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS driver’s license.

Residency Requirement:

Applicants must reside in one of the following counties to be considered eligible for employment: Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady or Schoharie.

Pre-Requisite Coursework:

-Valid NYS Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Basic
-At the time of interview, candidates must provide proof of completion from the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) – Office of Fire Prevention and Control (OFPC) for the following courses:

  • Firefighter 1
  • Firefighter 2
  • Firefighter Survival
  • FAST

Terms:

-A written exam and physical agility test will be hosted by Latham Fire Department Station #2 on April 7, 2018. Candidates that complete, and successfully pass, both the written exam and physical agility test will be offered an interview on the same day after all testing has concluded. Additional instruction for this process will be transmitted to applicants upon the employer receiving a response to this vacancy response.

-Please transmit your stated interest, current resume, and copies of all other relevant course work to the Latham Fire Department Administrative Assistant at adminasst@lathamfd.org no later than March 23, 2018.

-There is no established or guaranteed number of scheduled hours per week for this part-time employment opportunity.

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