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RESERVE TESTING AND HIRING LIST APRIL 6-7th!

posted Mar 13, 2015, 8:45 PM by Erin Hudman   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 9:22 AM ]
We are pleased to announce Ponderosa Fire District's upcoming Reserve Firefighter testing and establishing a TWO-YEAR hiring list!  The Ponderosa Fire District maintains a Reserve Firefighter Program to supplement its full-time force.  All Reserves must successfully complete a written exam, physical testing and oral board interview.  In addition to these requirements, they must also obtain and maintain a CPR certification, obtain a basic Wildland Firefighting certification and FF I & II or EMT if the reserve doesn't already have both, within the 6 month probationary period.  A physical from a designated physician and specific immunizations are required for all reserves.  Reserves will be trained on all required responsibilities.

To be eligible to test for the Ponderosa Fire District Reserve Firefighter Program, applicants must:
-Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
-Have a valid Arizona driver's license.
-Be insurable by the District insurance carrier for operation of District vehicles.
-Arizona State FF I & II Certification or EMT certification

PFD RESERVE TESTING INFORMATION:
When:   April 6th and 7th
Where:  Station 82
Time:    April 6th at 8:30 a.m. for written exam
            April 6th at 1:00 p.m. for PT-consists of push-ups, sit ups and a 2-mile run.
            April 7th oral board interviews will be individually scheduled for those who successfully pass the written and PT       tests.
*In order to be prepared for the testing please study the EMT Crash Course, 5th Edition Essentials of Firefighting by IFSTA, S-130/190 books and Incident Response Pocket Guide for Wildland.

If interested please email your application (link located under 'current openings' on the right hand side) and certifications to office@ponderosafire.org
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