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The City of Springville, Alabama is now accepting applications to fill one vacant Full-Time Paramedic /Firefighter position.

To combat, extinguish and to do work in the prevention of fires; to respond to a variety of emergency calls to protect life and property; to participate in station equipment and apparatus maintenance; to drive apparatus when specifically assigned; and to do related work as required.

All personnel are required to be of at least (21) twenty one years of age, have a high school graduation certificate or equivalent, currently possess a Firefighter I certification from the Alabama Fire College or have successfully completed the Candidate Physical Ability Test within the previous 90 days. In addition, all personnel are required to have a valid State of Alabama Drivers License. Preference will be given to those candidates who have completed the requirements below, and are familiar with this department’s procedures, apparatus and community. Applicants must possess the following qualifications to be considered:

  • Valid State of Alabama Drivers License
  • Firefighter I /II Certification or have successfully completed the CPAT within past 90 days.
  • EMT-Paramedic preferred, or currently enrolled in final semester of paramedic training program.
  • Must be able to work a rotating swing shift.

Responds to fire and emergency alarms with a company, lays and connects hose, hose nozzles and directs fog and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses chemical lines and extinguishers; removes persons from danger and administer aid to injured persons; performs general work in the upkeep of fire station buildings and grounds, and fire apparatus, auxiliary equipment and tools; performs fire prevention inspection duties as part of a company, making business, industrial and home inspections; responds to calls and performs rescue and first-aid work in non-fire emergencies where necessary to save life, prevent harm or preserve property; participates in a continuing program of training and instruction or an individual study of technical material and attendance at a minimum of twenty (20) hours scheduled drills and classes per month; when specifically assigned and upon demonstration of competence, drives and maintains a variety of fire apparatus, assumes responsibility for the mechanical soundness of the equipment. Perform public service duties, attend public and private functions as the Department deems necessary, advance personal and professional education, take pride in self and in the uniform worn and maintain a high moral professional standard.

Applications can be obtained online by clicking here or can be picked up at Springville City Hall located at 6327 US Highway 11, Springville, AL 35146.

Completed applications are to be returned to:
Springville Fire & Rescue
Attention Chief Richard Harvey
P.O. Box 919
Springville, AL 35146

Applications will be accepted until 4:00pm Friday, November 6th, 2015 or until position is filled.

The City of Springville, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer