Conshohocken Borough is seeking a Part-Time Firefighter for the Borough of Conshohocken Fire Department. Employee will be assigned to one of the two Borough fire stations; however, the assigned station may be changed or altered as deemed necessary by the Borough. This position will report directly to the Fire Chief or his/her designee. Well-qualified candidates will be able to perform tasks independently. Candidates will be able to maintain an air of professionalism in both appearance and attitude while on duty and in all instances when dealing with the public. Employee must be self-motivated with exceptional oral and written communication skills; possess the ability to work under difficult or stressful conditions with frequent interruptions and short deadlines; demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize needs of multiple individuals; excellent organizational and problem solving skills; and the ability to establish effective working relationships with residents, visitors and the general public. Primary work days and hours will be Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm as determined by the supervisor. Additional hours may be required. Employee will be expected to respond to all emergencies and engage in fire suppression activities while on duty. In addition, employee will responsible for weekly apparatus, equipment and station tasks.
Certifications, Training & Continuing Education Requirements
The employee shall maintain the following certifications: Firefighter State Level I, Vehicle Rescue Technician or equivalent, Hazardous Materials Operations Level, Pump Operations Course, EVOC for Fire Service, CPR, AED, & First Aid. Note that applicants must have the ability to complete and pass a physical agility test. Employee may be required to obtain additional certifications and or training relating to Fire, EMS, Hazmat and Code Enforcement related disciplines. Candidates must have a high school diploma and/or GED, possess a valid driver’s license, be at least 21 years of age, provide proof of US citizenship and pass a background check, drug and alcohol screening and medical and physical examination.
This is a part-time FLSA non-exempt position with no benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants should submit an employment application, resume, three references, and cover letter to the Borough of Conshohocken to email@example.com or in-person at 400 Fayette Street, Suite 200. Please note on your employment application that you are specifically applying for the Part-Time Firefighter position. This position is open until filled with a start date of January 1, 2019. Review of submittals begins immediately and please do not call with any questions.