FIREFIGHTER / RESCUER I (Recruit) - Recruit Class 51 (pre-trained)
Company: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Firefighter/Rescuer FFI - IRC51262
Open until October 22, 2021
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS)
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcfrs-recruiting/ is currently
accepting Firefighter / Rescuer I (Recruit) applications for
Recruit Class 51, tentatively scheduled to begin September 12,
Recruit Class 51 class is an abbreviated, 12-week recruit class
only for individuals who currently have or will have the following
by December 31, 2021:
EMT or Paramedic (Maryland or National Registry)
Hazardous Materials Operations
All certifications must be MFRI, ProBoard or IFSAC.
Credentials from agencies other than those listed above will be
considered on a case-by-case basis; however, approval is not
guaranteed. If you are eligible for ProBoard or IFSAC but have not
yet applied, we strongly recommend that you begin that process
The Montgomery County (MD) Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), an
Accredited Agency, is a full-spectrum life safety agency protecting
about 500 square miles and over 1 million people living and working
in Maryland's most populous jurisdiction. The MCFRS annually
handles over 100,000 emergency calls for service and is staffed by
nearly 1300 career uniformed men and women, professional civilian
staff, and volunteers.
Our mission is to protect lives, property, and the environment with
comprehensive risk reduction programs and safe and effective
emergency response. Our hiring needs vary from year to year;
however, our goal is to recruit highly qualified and diverse
candidates to join our organization. MCFRS delivers services to our
customers with impartiality and excellence, promotes the highest
standards of safety and welfare, and serves with integrity and
mutual respect. Montgomery County Firefighter/Rescuers perform
manual and technical work in fire suppression prevention, rescue,
communications, and emergency medical services primarily on a
rotating 24-on/48-off shift work basis, which may require the
highest level of sustained exertion and agility.
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements as described below
will be invited to take a written exam. Applicants will be notified
of the scheduled exam dates and times via email. Throughout the
entirety of the hiring process, a majority of correspondence will
be by email. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide a
valid email address at the time of application that will remain
valid throughout the hiring process. Applicants will be notified
whether they passed or failed the exam.
Before receiving a final offer of employment, selected applicants
will be evaluated and must successfully complete all of the
1. Written entry exam
2. Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) - CPAT certificates from
other jurisdictions will not be accepted
3. Background investigation
4. Medical examination (including a drug/alcohol screen) & SCBA Fit
5. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination
Applicants selected for hire will be required to sign an agreement
stating they are tobacco-free both on and off duty. Failure to
remain tobacco-free throughout employment with Montgomery County
Fire and Rescue Service may result in termination.
Education: High School graduate or equivalent acceptable to the
State of Maryland. Applicants who do not submit their high school
diploma or equivalent by December 31, 2021, will not continue in
the hiring process.
Citizenship and Age: Individuals appointed to a position in this
class must be at least eighteen (18) years of age by December 31,
2021. Individuals hired to a position in this job class must be a
citizen of the US or a Resident Alien.
License: Possession of a valid, non-provisional / non-learners
drivers license from applicants state of residence.
Medical Exam Protocol: Candidates must successfully pass the
physical examination in accordance with established National Fire
Protection Association standards. Candidates must successfully pass
the fit testing requirement with protective masks and other
respiratory protective devices. Candidates must pass a drug and
alcohol screening test.
How to Apply: Click on the link below to create an account and
apply for this position (search for vacancy number IRC51262)
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