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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Job Opportunity - Firefighter/EMT

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The City of Pelham Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT through December 20th at 5:00 pm. The department is looking to fill current vacancies on our team as well as future vacancies.  Our city offers a competitive salary and benefit package with a fast paced family friendly work environment. The City of Pelham has 23,000 residents covering 39 square miles including Oak Mountain State Park and the Oak Mountain Amphitheater, and in 2021 our city will host several events of the World Games. Two large developments are underway in our city totaling 70 million dollars. 


Department statistics are listed below:

  • 2018 – 3410 calls for service
  • 78 career firefighters
  • 5 stations working 24/48 schedule
  • 4 ALS Engines
  • 1 ALS Quint
  • Hazardous Materials Response for Shelby County
  • Underwater/Surface Water Rescue
  • High Angle/Confined Space Rescue
  • Marine Operations
  • Advanced In-house training program and training facility

Applications

Fillable Application

Background Authorization Release

Applications will only be accepted during the above listed dates. Upon completion of the application and background check authorization form, sign and email them to pfdapplication@gmail.com. Submit no additional documents! Once the application has been submitted you will receive further instructions.  


Benefits Include

  • State Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Workers Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Program

Applicant Requirements

  • Minimum 19 years old
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Passing grade of 70 or higher on the City of Pelham Civil Service Exam
  • Testing Date: January 24, 2019
  • Completion of the City of Pelham Physical Fitness Assessment
  • Must be able to pass psychological evaluation, criminal background investigation, driving history investigation and physical and drug screening.

Preferred Requirements

  • Current State of Alabama EMT License
  • Current State of Alabama Firefighter I

Salary Range

$46,692.03-$70,002.24


Applications

Fillable Application 

Background Authorization Release

Applications will only be accepted until December 20th at 5:00 pm. Upon completion of the application and background check authorization form, sign and email them to pfdapplication@gmail.com. Submit no additional documents! Once the application has been submitted you will receive further instructions.  

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