City of Franklin, TN - City of Franklin, TN

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Under general supervision, performs all duties of a firefighter which includes fighting fires, salvage and rescue work, and administering minor first aid. Completes regular training sessions and performs some maintenance work on the fire station and vehicles as required. Reports to the Captain and/or Lieutenant.


HS Diploma (or GED), 21 years of age, the ability to work under stressful and dangerous conditions, active EMT Basic (minimum) license required , active Paramedic license preferred, a valid TN driver’s license, and a record free from habitual use of drugs or intoxicants, felony convictions & misdemeanors involving dishonesty or false statements.

Applicants will be pre-screened for training, education, and experience. Highest-rated candidates will be invited to written test and pass-fail physical agility test (date yet to be determined). Must score 63 or higher on written test. As a condition of employment with the City of Franklin Fire Department, all firefighters must attend and successfully complete Franklin Fire Academy training school as specified by the Franklin Fire Department.

Must live within 45-minute drive of Fire Department Headquarters within twelve (12) months of employment. May be subject to call-back 24 hours a day.

Salary: $1321.60 bi-weekly; $1496.60 bi-weekly with Paramedic license.
Deadline to apply: 5/27/13