Carrollton Fire Dept.
All you need is 45hrs of college!
The city will pay for all your fire/emt schooling.
We will be accepting applications June 5-16, 2006. All packets must be in the Human Resources department by close of business on June 16, 2006. These packets can be picked up from Human Resources located at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd. or they will be available to download during that time period on the city of carrollton web page.
Here is all the info about the job.......
CITY OF CARROLLTON
QUALIFICATIONS AND BENEFITS
The City of Carrollton Fire Department conducts a Civil Service entrance exam once a year.
Please view the employment opportunities or call our job hotline for updates at (972) 466-3376.
Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 as provided by Chapter 143, Section .023(a)(b) of the Texas Local Government Code.
Applicants must meet the following requirements: ·
Successfully completed 45 semester hours of courses from an accredited college or university. An official transcript(s) which verifies the 45 hours, must be turned in with the application.
Pass a written examination with a minimum score of 70.
All applicants who are hired become probationary firefighters and must commit to the following requirements of employment: ·
Obtain a Texas "Regular B" driver's license within six months. ·
Attend, complete and pass a fire training school within twelve months. ·
Maintain a satisfactory rating on monthly performance evaluation reports. ·
Pass a written exam with a minimum score of 70 after six months and after twelve months. ·
Attend and successfully complete training as an Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic. ·
Refrain from using tobacco products in any form.
As provided in Chapter 143 Section .025(e) of the Texas Local Government Code, applicants wishing to receive veteran's points (5 pts.) on the entrance exam, must produce a DD214 Form for active duty or an NGB Form 22 for National Guard service indicating an honorable discharge.
Applicants who are selected for the final employment process must be able to pass tests designed to evaluate strength, coordination, physical ability, and physical agility necessary to perform routine fire department tasks.
Weight must be proportionate to height.
Applicants who are selected for the final employment process must pass a physical examination and pre-employment drug test administered by a doctor of the City's choice with the fee to be paid by the City. Visual acuity must be at least 20/40 in each eye without correction, or corrected to 20/20 in the better eye and at least 20/50 in the lesser eye.
Applicants must possess a valid driver's license. The driving record of applicants who are selected for the final employment process will be checked.
A background check covering previous employment, credit history, and criminal record will be conducted on each applicant selected for the final employment process. The background check will also include a polygraph examination.
Applicants who pass the written examination and all other screening steps outlined above will receive an oral interview prior to hire.
Salary -- 2006
Firefighter Hourly Monthly Annual
2080 -- 2912
Starting $22.0938 -- $15.7813 $3,829.58 $45,955.00
12 Month $23.1982 -- $16,5701 $4,021.02 $48,252.24
18 Month $24,3578 -- $17.3984 $4,222.02 $50,664.21
36 Month $25.5759 -- $18.2685 $4,433.15 $53,197.83
60 Month $26.5987 -- $18.9991 $4,610.44 $55,325.24
Education: All Carrollton Fire Fighters earn $50.00 per month for 60 hours of approved college credit or $100.00 per month for an approved Bachelors Degree.
Texas Firefighter Certification: All Carrollton Fire Fighters earn $50.00 per month for holding an Intermediate Certificate, $100.00 per month for holding an Advanced Certificate. Fire Fighters with a Master Certificate earn $150.00 per month.
Longevity: $4.00 per month for each year of service to a maximum of $1200.00 per year.
Equipment: Uniforms and protective equipment are furnished by the department.
Holidays: There are eight (8) paid holidays given annually to each employee.
Vacation: All Carrollton Fire Fighters accrue 15 days of vacation per year. Vacation days may be used after 6 months of service. Upon retirement or termination, Fire Fighters will be paid for a maximum of 432 unused hours.
Sick Leave: All Carrollton Fire Fighters accrue 15 days of sick leave per year, with unlimited accrual. Upon retirement or termination, all shift Fire Fighters will be paid for a maximum of 1,440 unused hours of accumulated leave. All nonshift Fire Fighters will receive 960 hours after completion of 1 year of service.
Insurance: All Carrollton Fire Fighters become eligible for participation in the City Insurance Programs on the date they are hired.
Medical: Each employee has the option to choose between two levels of PPN insurance plans. The plans are available at low cost to the employee and at reduced cost for their dependents.
Dental: Each employee is provided dental insurance at no cost or at low cost depending on the program chosen. Employee dependents may be added at additional cost.
Life: Each employee is provided life insurance equal to 2 times their annual salary.
Retirement: All Carrollton Fire Fighters are required to be members of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. The employee contributes 7% and the City matches the contribution 2:1. An employee may retire at 20 years of service at any age or 5 years of service at age 60. TMRS also provides a life insurance policy equal to one (1) times the annual salary.
Deferred Compensation: The City of Carrollton offers a deferred compensation program (457) to shelter a portion of your gross annual salary. The deferred portion is placed into investment options chosen by the employee and may be withdrawn at termination or retirement. If the employee contributes a minimum of 4.65%, the City will match at 2.35%. There is no vesting time to acquire the matching percent.