Waterbury - Firefighter

Job Overview

Department Waterbury Fire Department
TypeFirefighter
Job TitleFirefighter
Salary $1,120.52 Per Week (Trainee) | $1,223.53 Per Week (Probationary completion)
Deadline Jun 3, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration FeeWaterbury Residents: $35.00
Non-Waterbury Residents: $85.00
Contactclamb@waterburyct.org
Location Waterbury, CT
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Job Announcement

CITY OF WATERBURY

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Open Competitive Exam # 2364

OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR:

FIREFIGHTER

SALARY: $1,120.52 Per Week (Trainee)

$1,223.53 Per Week (Probationary completion)


LAST DAY FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:

Applications must be submitted online no later than:

June 3, 2022

Applicants must apply online visiting WWW.FIREFIGHTERAPP.COM/WATERBURYFIRE

Additional information can be found on the City of Waterbury website www.waterburyct.org.

All correspondence and information regarding this Firefighter announcement, applications and testing process will occur through email and postings on www.FirefighterApp.com/waterburyfire.  Please be sure to check your email and the Firefighterapp.com website on a regular basis to ensure receipt of crucial information.


APPLICATION FEE: 

A $35.00 Application fee for Waterbury Residents and a $85.00 for Non-Waterbury residents is required and payable online. Applications must be completed by11:59 PM on JUNE 3, 2022.  Applications will not be accepted after this closing date. 

FRINGE BENEFITS:

Choose from available health insurance plans (employee contributions vary) Prescription Drug Rider, Dental Plan, Group Life Insurance for Individual; Retirement Plan; paid Holidays; paid Vacation; paid Sick Days; paid Personal Days. 

IMPORTANT:

  1. Veterans – Veteran’s points will be awarded in accordance with the Connecticut State Statute. Five (5) for non-disabled veterans, ten (10) for disabled veterans. Proper documentation must be submitted to the Personnel Director before the date of the examination. (Form DD214 must be uploaded and submitted with the Application)
  2. Residents Ten (10) Residency points shall be added in accordance with the amendment to the Civil Service Commission Ordinances. Proper documentation and proof of residence must be Uploaded and submitted no later than the closing date for applications.

APPLICATIONS may be completed at www.firefighterapp.com/waterburyfire or by using our Computer Kiosks, available at the following Waterbury locations indicated below. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Chase Municipal Building

236 Grand Street

Main Entrance

City Hall

235 Grand Street

Main Entrance

Silas Bronson Library

267 Grand St.

 Main Entrance

 

In order to qualify for this exam, you must meet the following criteria as of the final closing date:

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or G.E.D. (Must upload & submit a copy with Application)
  • Must have a valid Motor Vehicle License with a good driving history

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Medical Examination:  Applicants must successfully pass a medical examination prior to appointment.
  • Background: Applicants must successfully pass a background examination prior to appointment.
  • *Physical Ability:  Applicants must successfully pass a physical ability examination prior to appointment. (You will be required to provide a copy of this at the time that the City makes a conditional offer of employment)
  • The City of Waterbury will only accept CPAT certifications within 18 months of issue. The City of Waterbury will be utilizing the CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) which is administered by the Connecticut Fire Academy at their facility in Meriden, CT. This is a state agency that is not part of the City of Waterbury. You may also go to www.ct.gov/cfpc for more information on the CPAT process.  Candidates will be individually responsible for applying to the Academy and registering for this test.  There is a separate fee charged by the state for the CPAT Certification process. 

Parts & Weights for this exam are:

COMPONENT

WEIGHT

1.       Written/Oral Exam

100%

2.       Physical Agility (CPAT) *

Pass/Fail

4.       Background Investigation

Pass/Fail

5.       Medical

Pass/Fail

 

Individuals appointed shall be required to serve a working probationary period which, in effect, is the final phase of the examination.  A copy of the job description for this position is on file in the Human Resources Department.

THE CITY OF WATERBURY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

M/F/D/V

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to clamb@waterburyct.org


Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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