City of Harrisonburg, VA - Harrisonburg, VA

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The City of Harrisonburg Fire Department is seeking applications for the position of Firefighter. Preferred hiring range: $32,824 - $38,163 annually.

Typical Qualifications:

Applicants to be considered for a Firefighter position must meet the following criteria:
• Successful completion (both written test and physical agility test) of the Regional Firefighter Testing;
• 18 years of age;
• High School graduate (or equivalent).
• Valid Driver's License

An original Regional Firefighter testing certificate must be submitted with the City application, to be considered for an available position. Career Firefighters in the City of Staunton, City of Waynesboro, Augusta County and Rockingham County are also eligible without taking the regional test.

The following certifications are required: Virginia Firefighter II, EMT and Hazardous Materials Operations, or a VA recognized equivalency. Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must complete a satisfactory criminal background check and drug screening.

Supplemental Information:

Application deadline: July 1, 2013

In order to be considered for this position you must submit a City of Harrisonburg Application Form, Regional Firefighter testing certificate (if applicable) and proof of other required certifications. Applications will be accepted on-line only. You may complete and submit an application and appropriate attachments at City’s web site:

The City provides an excellent benefits package including quality health insurance and paid retirement, life insurance, vacation and holidays.