The City of Rock Hill is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter I for the 24th recruit class, starting February 2021.
Position type: Full Time Close Date: August 2020
Minimum qualifications: High School diploma/GED, valid driver's license, able to pass an extensive background check and job related medical exam. Previous training and experience in firefighting and EMT is helpful.
•If you are selected as a candidate for testing the written examination process will begin sometime in August. You will be notified via email the dates, times and location of the test.
•If you pass the written examination you will be invited to the Physical Agility Test (PAT) which is usually in late October.
•Upon successful completion of the PAT test you will be invited to interview with the Fire Department Hiring Committee which is typically in November.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
•Ability to respond quickly to changing situations under emergency pressures.
•Ability to climb ladders and work at considerable heights.
•Ability to learn the use of tools and equipment used in fighting fire.
•Ability to meet such physical requirements as may be established by competent authority.
•Ability to obtain EMT Basic Certification and apply these skills in emergency situations.
•Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public and all other internal and external customers.