New Haven - Entry Level Firefighter - Residents

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Department New Haven Fire Department
TypeFirefighter
Job TitleEntry Level Firefighter - Residents
Deadline Oct 25, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$50.00
ContactNHFDJobs@newhavenct.gov
Location New Haven, CT
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CITY OF NEW HAVEN

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

200 ORANGE STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT  06510

www.cityofnewhaven.com

***Application for NEW HAVEN RESIDENTS ONLY!***
THIS IS THE ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTER APPLICATION FOR NEW HAVEN RESIDENTS.

IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN NEW HAVEN, DO NOT PROCEED WITH THIS APPLICATION.
Click HERE TO APPLY AS A NON-NEW HAVEN RESIDENT

Click the link at top of the job posting for the New Haven Firefighter Entry Level and Firefighter/Paramedic Applicant Handbook.

POSITION:  FIREFIGHTER (M-702) (TESTED)

SALARY:     $41,488 ANNUALLY 

HOURS/FUNDING:  42 HOURS PER WEEK / GENERAL FUNDS

 

Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE Application Fee of $50.00 for New Haven residents.  Fee may be waived in cases of hardship.  Hardship applicants must meet eligibility criteria and are considered on a case-by-case basis. Instructions for waiving fees included in the New Haven Firefighter Applicant Handbook available through link in job posting, at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and at reception window Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Rm #102 New Haven, CT 06510

 

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS:  12:01 am OCTOBER 4, 2019

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be limited to a total of 1,000 applications split at 500 applications from non-New Haven residents and 500 applications from New Haven residents. 

  • Application period will close to New Haven residents when 500 applications are received from applicants domiciled (residence) in the city of New Haven.
  • Whether or not these application limits are reached, the application period will close no later than 11:59 pm OCTOBER 25, 2019.

 

TO APPLY:

  • FIRST, BEFORE YOU APPLY READ THE APPLICANT HANDBOOK available through link in job posting and at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire   APPLICANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR READING ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE APPLICANT HANDBOOK!  The Handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102 New Haven, CT 06510.
  • SECOND, create a free Firefighterapp.com account, if you don’t already have one. Go to firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and click on Log-In. From here you can create your account or simply log-in. You must have an email address to create a Firefighterapp.com account.   
  • Complete your application.  Be sure to click on Entry-Level Firefighter 2019 New Haven Resident option. 
  • Submit your on-line application and $50.00 application fee by credit/debit card (or fee waiver) as soon as possible before the application limits are reached but no later than OCTOBER 25, 2019 by 11:59 pm. If the option to apply is not available, that means the application limit has been reached or the deadline has passed and you will not be able to apply.

 

APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire

APPLYING MORE THAN ONCE IS NOT PERMITTED.

 

Internet & computer access available at: Dept. of HR 200 Orange Street Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon, Wed & Fri (except 10/14); and, at any New Haven Free Public Library location. Visit www.nhfpl.org for location/hours convenient for you.  Ask library staff for assistance in obtaining a guest pass. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY: 

1) You must be at least 18 years of age at time of application.
2) You must possess a valid driver’s license by November 1, 2019.
3) You must have completed high school or obtained a GED by December 31, 2019

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

You must be able to meet established educational, physical and medical requirements.  You must possess and maintain appropriate State of Connecticut, Department of Motor Vehicle driver’s license as required by nature of assignment.

Position is subject to background check, medical and drug testing upon conditional offer of employment.

Position included in collective bargaining agreement with Local 825, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO.  As condition of continued employment, membership required at the completion of 90 working days.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D.  Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 require the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States.  Please post this announcement in a conspicuous area on the Department Bulletin Board.

Please direct questions regarding this position to NHFDJobs@newhavenct.gov


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.

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