Position: Reserve Firefighter, Part-time
Dept: Fire Department
Salary: $10.00 an hour, non-exempt

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide protective services and treat injured persons. The position is responsible for responding to fires or other emergency situations, extinguishing fires, rescuing and providing emergency medical services to persons, daily cleaning of facilities, daily training, general building and truck maintenance, performing salvage operations and related follow-up. The position works under general supervision according to procedures.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
 Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
 Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
 Be a citizen of the United States.
 Not have been convicted of, or plead guilty to, or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felon charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances.
 Not have been released or discharged under anything other than an honorable discharge from any armed forces of the United States.
 Meet the standards for Firefighter as established by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.
 Have at least 1 year of firefighting experience with satisfactory completion of the Tennessee State Fire Academy Basic/Live Firefighting courses or equivalent.
 Regional Training Association Recruit Academy.
 Emergency Medical Responder. (First Responder)
 Firefighter I certification by the TN Commission on Firefighting or Equivalent.

Successful candidates must possess and thereafter maintained throughout employment:
• CPR Certification.
• NFPA Approved Firefighter Physical.
• NIMS-ICS 100,200,700 and 800.
• Blood Borne Pathogen Certification.
• Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Fit Test.
• Emergency Medical Responder. (First Responder)
• Valid Tennessee Drivers License.
• Vehicle Extraction Certification.
• Hazardous Materials Operation Certification.
• Completion the physical agility course and department orientation class.
• Completion of six hours in the department’s voluntary Ride Along program.
• Phone and Email information.

Please submit application and/or resume in an envelope marked “Reserve Firefighter” to: City of Sevierville, Attn: Human Resources, P. O. Box 5500, Sevierville, TN 37864-5500.

The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336.

The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

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Recruitment And Employment Qualifications
Insurance, Retirement, And Benefits

Recruitment And Employment Qualifications

The City of Sevierville considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications for employment may be acquired at Sevierville City Hall.  Position applying for must be specified on the application and/or resume. If you are applying for more than one position, you must submit an application and/or resume for each specific job. Applications will be kept active for six months.

Every prospective employee, as part of the conditional offer of employment, shall undergo a criminal background check and a driving record background check, conducted by the City of Sevierville Police Department. Each person shall also be given a medical/physical examination by a licensed physician, which will include a drug/alcohol screening and a muscular-skeletal screening. Other examinations and screenings may be required depending upon the job for which you are applying. The cost of these examinations will be borne by the City.

The City of Sevierville has a nepotism policy that regulates the employment of close relatives.  For additional information, please contact the Human Resources department at 865-453-5504.

Insurance, Retirement, And Benefits

The City of Sevierville offers a benefits package to their full time employees. These benefits include paid medical and dental insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, and paid holidays. Upon hiring, city employees are automatically enrolled in the TN Consolidated Retirement System, which contributes 5% of an employee’s pre-tax dollars from each pay period into a retirement fund. Vacation leave is earned at a rate based on length of service. Sick leave is earned at 1 day per month.

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