Fire Fighter (Lateral)

The City of Richmond, Virginia’s Department of Fire and Emergency Services is seeking qualified Virginia (VA) Certified Fire Fighters to fill multiple full-time Fire Fighter vacancies. We are committed to hiring qualified, diverse candidates who are experienced and successful in demonstrating the principles and values of the organization, which include teamwork, exceptional communication and customer service, dedication, safety, compassion, honesty, integrity, courage and accountability.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Responding to fire alarms, such as structure, vehicle and brush fires; emergency medical service, and all other hazard emergencies to include but not limited to: active threats (for example: electrical, gas, and water utility incidents); elevator emergencies; responding to weather events and natural and man-made disasters for a diverse community;

• Responding to special operation incidents such as hazardous materials, heavy and tactical technical rescues, water rescues, and all other hazard types;

• Driving and operating all types of emergency vehicles and apparatus, and other emergency equipment;

• Removing persons from burning structures and other dangerous situations;

• Providing residential safety reviews and commercial buildings inspecting;

• Inspecting residential and commercial buildings for fire hazards;

• Participating in fire safety education and “Community Risk Reduction” (CRR) outreach initiatives;

• Participating in hazmat and pre-fire planning; performing hazardous materials mitigation activities;

• Performing general maintenance in and around the fire station and to various types of equipment;

• Completing general forms and preparing regular reports;

• Other duties as assigned.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. TO APPLY: PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW:

https://www.rva.gov/human-resources/employment (Search Fire Fighter)

QUESTIONS?
Please email FireCareers@rva.gov