HOOVER FIRE EMPLOYMENT NEWS
$43,056.00 - $70,200.00
- Annual merit increases
- Education incentives for Associates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate Degrees from accredited colleges
- Promotional opportunities
- 24 hours on duty, 48 hours off duty schedule
- Employee benefit package
- Advanced training opportunities
- Alabama State Retirement system
- Tuition reimbursement (for accredited colleges)
- Health benefits (Blue Cross Blue Shield medical and dental)
- Bilingual pay incentive
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Hoover is dedicated to providing equal opportunity for employment to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protected status.
For information, please visit the City of Hoover Job Opportunities page.
If you miss the application deadline, please fill out a Job Interest Card, and sign up for updates to employment opportunities with the City of Hoover Fire Department.
1.High school diploma or GED
2.Possession of a current and valid Alabama Personnel Standards Commission Firefighter I Certification*
3.Fully credentialed and current Alabama Paramedic License as of December 6, 2013
4.Ability to pass a NFPA-1582 medically required physical for Firefighters and all other City of Hoover pre-employment requirements
5.Possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain/maintain a City of Hoover driver's permit
*Any candidate certified as Firefighter I will not be eligible for full-time employment with the City of Hoover until he/she has fulfilled the two-year service commitment/financial obligation to their current employer required by the Code of Alabama, Section 36-21-7.1
Responds to all types of rescue, fire suppression, medical, and non-medical emergency calls, and implements actions required to save lives and property, and protect the environment; operates standard fire suppression, rescue and medical equipment safely and efficiently to achieve desired outcomes while adhering to departmental policies and applicable State or local laws and protocols; performs routine and preventive maintenance of City equipment, facilities and vehicles; following demonstration of competence, drives City vehicles as assigned in a safe manner; participates in non-emergency activities such as fire prevention inspections, public education programs, and public relations events; receives and responds to citizen requests for general information or assistance; monitors departmental radio transmissions and telephones; completes all required reports; performs other duties as directed.