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Firefighter

Montgomery Township
Job Description
Montgomery Township, a suburban community of Montgomery County, PA has a career opportunity for a firefighter. On a full-time basis, this position responds to emergency calls to provide fire suppression, rescue and emergency assistance to the public.  Conducts fire prevention inspections, public education programs, prepares pre-plans, performs general maintenance on fire apparatus, equipment and facilities, and performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Fire Services.

Every applicant must: have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Class C Pennsylvania driver’s license, be at least 21 years of age, and pass a post-offer physical examination, drug and alcohol test, and background investigation. 
 
The following certifications or qualifications are required or preferred, as noted:
 
Required
  • NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighting Professional Qualifications, Level I
  • EVOC
  • Pump I
  • Certified Driver Operator-Pump (NFPA 1002)
  • Certified Vehicle Rescue Technician (VRT)
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Operations Level (NPFA 472)
  • CPR for The First Responder
  • First Aid Certification
  • Certified Fire Inspector I (NFPA 1031)
  • IS 100, 200, 700 and 800
  • Ability to communicate and perform well in an interview and demonstrate proven skills and abilities, required. 
Preferred
  • NFPA 1001, Standard for Firefighting Professional Qualifications, Level II
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification
  • Experience with MS Office, Firehouse software and/or related computer software, preferred.
  • Experience serving as a firefighter in a combination fire department
 
This is not an all-inclusive listing of functions, standards or education/experience/training. 

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a completed Montgomery Township employment application (available at https://www.montgomerytwp.org/hr/), along with a resume and a listing of current certifications to: Montgomery Township, Human Resources, 1001 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA 18936 or scan & email to FTFirefighter@montgomerytwp.org by 4:30 p.m., April 9, 2020. EOE.

Copies of all certificates listed are required to be submitted by individuals who are invited for interviews.
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