|Organization: City of Owensboro|
This is a Full-Time position, working First Shift, Second Shift, Third Shift, Weekends, and Holidays.
Excellent pay and benefits. Highly reputable department. Pride in your work, a respectable career, and protecting your community.
To be considered for a City of Owensboro Firefighter position, you must successfully complete ALL of the following:
1. Apply with the City of Owensboro by submitting a CITY OF OWENSBORO Application for Employment (“job application”) by the application deadline of Tuesday, March 5, 2013, by following the instructions below; AND
2. Obtain your valid CPAT card PRIOR to Sunday, May 5, 2013, for admission to written exam, and maintain it going forward, by following the instructions below; AND
3. Applicants meeting our job requirements, who have also met the above two requirements, may be considered to participate in one or more portions of the remaining recruitment process (dates subject to change), such as:
MANDATORY Written Exam: Sun., May 5, 2013 at 2:00pm OR Mon., May 6, 2013 at 6:30pm (hold both dates); and, if you pass, then
MANDATORY Oral exam, between May 20 - May 31, 2013; and, if you successfully complete, then
MANDATORY Further Evaluation (e.g., Background screening, interview, etc.), dates to be determined, and if contingently offered a position, then
MANDATORY satisfactory completion of Post-offer, pre-employment requirements, dates to be determined.
Go to www.owensboro.org (click on “Employment Opportunities,” “Firefighter”) and also www.owensborofire.org and click on “Recruitment.” Failure to comply with all requirements may result in disqualification. For assistance, call the above numbers. We strongly suggest you review these websites.
The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA—M/F/V/D.
Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
TO APPLY: To ensure your application will be considered, it must be received NO LATER than Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Applications available at www.owensboro.org. Scroll down to “Employment Opportunities”; click on the position, and follow directions on how to apply (i.e., in upper right-hand corner, click “Download Application” to download and complete application electronically; Save; Click “Submit Application” and complete required information; Submit). If you experience difficulty, you may also email your job application and any related documentation directly to email@example.com. Applications can also be obtained by calling (270) 687-8540or toll free (888) 616-8540(888) 616-8540. TDD/Voice (270) 687-4459. If you prefer, you may mail paper applications and additional information to Elaine Timmel, City of Owensboro Personnel Dept., PO Box 10003, Owensboro, KY 42302-9003. To confirm receipt of application, CALL the above number(s) PRIOR to application deadline of Tues., March 5. Resume alone is NOT sufficient. Job application REQUIRED by deadline of Tues., March 5, 2013.
CPAT: Beginning January 1, 2013, all Kentucky career firefighter candidates are required to undergo a physical ability test (i.e., “CPAT”). The Kentucky Fire Commission administers this testing. We are fortunate that in 2013, CPAT testing will be offered locally in Owensboro for those applying for the position of City of Owensboro Firefighter. Only qualified applicants meeting our requirements will be admitted for CPAT testing. If you are not available to attend the Owensboro CPAT, you may inquire about the possibility of participating in the Northern Kentucky (Winchester location) testing held between Feb. 23 and April 13 (no guarantee). CPAT DEADLINE: You must obtain a valid CPAT card prior to Sunday, May 5, 2013 to be admitted to the written exam. Further information about the CPAT schedule can be found at:
The CPAT requirements will be held in Owensboro, KY, on the following dates (HOLD all dates, all day):
March 16, 8am, Orientation (MANDATORY)
March 30, 8am, 1st Practice (MANDATORY unless waived pursuant to CPAT requirements)
April 20, 8am, 2nd Practice (MANDATORY unless waived pursuant to CPAT requirements)
May 4, 8am, Final Exam (“CPAT”) (MANDATORY)
Valid CPAT card may be accepted in lieu of above CPAT process. Valid CPAT card REQUIRED for admittance to written exam. If CPAT is valid at time of written exam, but expires before date of hire, you will be required to renew it prior to any further consideration. Go to the above website for CPAT testing schedule (not guaranteed).
PO Box 10003|
Country: UNITED STATES
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