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Call Firefighter

The City of Keene is actively recruiting men and women for part-time Call Firefighter openings!  Being a Call Firefighter can be a very rewarding experience, with opportunities for career advancement.  Duties will include responding to calls for emergencies, extinguishing fires, protecting life and property, operating and maintaining fire equipment and quarters, and other tasks essential for the safety of the community.  Visit our website for a complete job description.
Eligible candidates will be considered to fill current vacant positions and also will be considered for placement on a one year hiring list with the Keene Fire Department.  Experience and certification are preferred, however the fire department is willing to provide training for outstanding candidates.  
                Certified Firefighters Level I: $15.75 per hour. 
                Certified Level II Firefighters: $18.90 per hour. 
                Non-certified candidates: $10.50 per hour, with increase to $13.65 per hour once certification is obtained.
Applicants must be a resident of Keene or live within five miles of the City lines, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid driver’s license.  Must successfully pass NFPA 1582 wellness evaluation; must successfully complete within 18 months of hire of State of New Hampshire Firefighter One, Hazardous Awareness/Operations and Decontamination, and CPR.  
If you are serious about helping others and making a difference in the community, do your part and apply today:  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 
The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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