FIRE FIGHTER, Los Angeles, California

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Created 04/15/2019
Reference 287591
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Los Angeles
Salary $59,873.52 - $87,520.32 Annually


FIRE DEPARTMENT

DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY
EXAM NUMBER:30199C


RE-BULLETIN: This announcement is a re-bulletin to re-open the filing period and revise license requirements and add supplemental questionnaire for the Fire Fighter departmental promotional examination.

RESTRICTED TO EMPLOYEES OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE RECRUIT TRAINING PROGRAM.

THIS EXAMINATION IS SPECIFICALLY FOR FIRE FIGHTER TRAINEES OF THE 153RDRECRUIT CLASS.


FILING PERIOD:04/15/2019 -This examinationwill remain open until the needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AT ANYTIME TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT.


Essential Job Functions
DEFINITION:
Performs fire fighting and rescue duties in all types of fires and in other emergency situations, and enforces the Fire Prevention Code.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Positions allocable to this class receive technical and administrative supervision from Fire Captains and perform a full range of fire fighting and related duties on an assigned shift. These positions must respond immediately at any hour of the day or night, in any weather, to combat life or property threatening emergencies. Incumbents typically work under hazardous conditions, such as those that involve exposure to fire and smoke. All positions in this class require the physical stamina to perform such strenuous activities as ascending or descending ladders while carrying victims or equipment in order to effect rescues, as well as the ability to manipulate equipment, such as fire hoses, power tools and hand tools. Incumbents must exercise working knowledge of fire fighting principles and techniques, the Fire Prevention Code, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) I principles and techniques, and the proper use of fire fighting and EMT tools and equipment.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Fights structural, watershed, chemical, petroleum, electrical and other fires.

Assists in the rescue or evacuation of persons endangered by fire or disaster.

Assesses patient's condition and provides basic emergency life support services.

Makes pre-fire plan inspections and assists in enforcing the Fire Code, making fire prevention inspections, issuing citations and testifying in court as required.

Operates fire apparatus and equipment as required in emergency or relief situations.

May perform as a paramedic on a mobile intensive care unit.

May operate a pick-up truck equipped with radio, water storage tank and pump.

Performs relief duties such as maintaining station records and equipment.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Recruit Training Program AND an Emergency Medical Technician I certification.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions*. Fire Fighter endorsement, tank endorsements, with no air brake or manual transmission restrictions is required within twelve months from the date of appointment.

A valid Class A or B Driver License with Fire Fighter endorsement, tank endorsements with no air brake or manual transmission restrictions may be required for some positions in this class.

*LICENSE INFORMATION:

Applicants for this position are required to include a copy of their California driver license at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of submitting their online application. If you are unable to attach your documents, you may e-mail them to Fire-Examination@fire.lacounty.gov or fax them to (323) 264-7159. Failure to provide any required documentation will result in application rejection. Please include your Name, Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the submitted documents.

Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
4 - Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT :
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the eligible list.

Final scores will be sent by U.S. mail. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
In accordance with Civil Service Rules, names of candidates receiving apassing score will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their scoregroup for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

In accordance with CivilService Rule 6.02(A)(3), temporary employees in training programs approved by the director of personnel may be allowed to compete in promotional examinations for permanent appointment to the class for which they have been prepared.

VACANCY INFORMATION :
The resulting eligible list for this examination will be used to fill Fire Fighter vacancies within the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

AVAILABLE SHIFT :Any Shift
APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONSSUBMITTED IN PERSON OR BY U.S. MAIL OR FAX WILL NOT BEACCEPTED.

Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab in this posting once it is open for filing.

The County of Los Angeles has replaced its old job application system with a new system.
Inorder to create your new profileplease follow the link below https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty

All applicants must enter a valid email address at the time of application submission. Entering an invalid email address may result in the disqualification of your application during the examination process.

The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearlyshown that you meet theSelection Requirements. Please fill out yourapplication completely and correctly, including names and addresses ofschools attended, titles of courses completed, and number of credits and/orcertificates earned. For each job held, give the name and address of youremployer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of workperformed, and salary earned. All information is subject to verification.

Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ONLINE FILING:

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER :
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing.Entering anything other than a valid social security number (000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES : For applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or theinternet, applications can be completed on computers at public librariesthroughout Los Angeles County by visitinghttp://www.colapublib.org/libs/cities.html or find aWorkSourcecenternear you by calling (888) 226-6300 or visiting http://worksourcecalifornia.co.la.ca.us/centers/WS_find_a_center.htm.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD :
If you do not already have an account/profile with the County of Los Angeles, you will need to create one. All applicants must submit their application online usingtheir OWNuser ID and password.Using someone else'suser ID and password will erase a candidate's original application record. Anyone found in violation will be disqualified from the examination or hiring process, and may be disciplined up to and including discharge.

ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 838-2239
Teletype Phone: (800) 735-2922
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
Department Contact Name: Fire Examination Section
Department Contact Phone: (323) 838-2239
Department Contact Email: Fire-Examination@fire.lacounty.gov


Closing Date/Time:
Employer LOS ANGELES COUNTY

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