Employment

August 2021

JOB POSTING

Firefighter / Fire Inspector

Fire District No. 2, Monroe Township, Middlesex County

In preparation for the potential need to hire additional career fire personnel, Monroe Township Fire District No. 2 will be conducting an entry level firefighter examination. 

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Employment Opportunity Firefighter / Fire Inspector
Fire District No. 2, Monroe Township, Middlesex County

In preparation for the potential need to hire additional career fire personnel, Monroe Township Fire District No. 2 will be conducting an entry level firefighter examination. The results of the written examination shall be used as one factor when considering offers of employment. Other factors will include physical agility testing, firefighter skill testing, resume review, and individual interviews. Prior to appointment selected candidates will be subject to a comprehensive medical examination, drug/alcohol screening, and a criminal background investigation.

The following minimum qualifications have been established. Please provide documentation where applicable. 1. Must be a citizen of the United States.
2. Must be no older than thirty-five (35) years of age at time of appointment**
3. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
4. Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
5. Must possess a valid New Jersey drivers license. A drivers abstract from NJMVC must be provided.
6. Must have NJ State Firefighter 1 certification and three (3) years of current firefighting experience.
7. Must have successfully completed a pump operators course from an approved fire training academy.
8. Must have a NJ State Fire Inspector certification at time of appointment.
9. Must have a NJ State Incident Management System Level 1 certification at time of appointment.
10. Must have completed basic vehicle extrication at an approved fire training academy.
11. Must pass a comprehensive medical examination including respiratory clearance and drug/alcohol screening.
12. Must be physically able to perform the demanding tasks involved with working in the fire service.
13. Emergency medical training- minimum first responder level with valid CPR card.
14. Must not be claustrophobic or afraid of heights.
15. All required certifications and licenses must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
16. Five (5) additional points will be given to military veterans and any current member of the Applegarth Volunteer Engine Company # 1 with a minimum of one (1) year current active service.

** Certain exemptions apply in accordance with New Jersey State Statute.

Applications can be obtained in person at: Monroe Township Fire District # 2 10 Halsey Reed Road Monroe Twp. NJ, 08831 Hours for obtaining an application are 08:00 to 16:00hrs August 01, 2021 until August 31, 2021.
Completed applications must be returned no later than 16:00 hrs Friday, September 3, 2021. Applications will be reviewed and confirmations for the written examination will be emailed to qualified applicants.

The written examination is scheduled for Sunday September 19th. Additional detailed information regarding the exam will be in the confirmation notice. On the day of the exam a nonrefundable administrative charge of $35.00 will be required to take the exam. Cash (exact change) or check will be accepted.
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is scheduled for Sunday October 17th
Oral interviews will be scheduled after the CPAT.