CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS FIRE DEPARTMENT Firefighter (Shift) in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Provides direct services, individually and as a member of a team, in the suppression and control of hazardous fires, and other kinds of emergency assistance to the public as circumstances may require, including medical, trench, confined space, rope rescue, water rescue, life safety training; USAR and/or natural or manmade disasters.Works under immediate supervision, though there is often opportunity for individual initiative andjudgement during emergency operations.EMT Requirement: Proof of Iowa or National Registry certification at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level or higher by Friday, February 9th at 4:30 PM.**Schedule: At the time of hire probationary firefighters will work Monday -Friday, 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. while undergoing basic firefighter training. Once the basic school is completed, probationary firefighters will be assigned to the fire shift schedule that includes 24 hour rotating shifts on a 53 hour work week that will include weekends and holidays. EOE