Henderson Fire Department Will Host Outreach Sessions for Prospective Firefighters

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FROM THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE CHIEF December 5, 2016

240 S. Water St., Henderson, NV, 89015

Please contact Kathleen Richards, Public Information Officer, 702-267-2051

Applications for Henderson Fire Fighter will be accepted December 12-January 3

Henderson, Nev. – Anyone who has ever wondered if they have what it takes to become a firefighter can learn more about a rewarding career in the fire service, how to apply and the testing process at two free Henderson Fire Fighter recruitment outreach sessions.

The Henderson Fire Department will host outreach sessions on Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m.-noon and Wednesday, December 14, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Both sessions will be held at the Henderson Fire Training Center located at 401 Parkson Rd. No pre-registration is necessary.

Online applications for Henderson Fire Fighter will be accepted from December 12, 2016 until January 3, 2017 and are limited to the first 4,500 applicants. Prospective firefighters can apply at cityofhenderson.com/HFDJobs.

Applicants are not required to be Henderson residents but must meet the following minimum qualifications to apply for Henderson Fire Fighter:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• At least 18 years old

• Valid Nevada or “border state” driver license (or obtain within 30 days of starting the fire academy)

• Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate

The selection process to become a Henderson Fire Fighter includes a written exam, oral board and selection interviews, background investigation, and psychological and medical examinations that include drug and alcohol screening. Applicants must also present a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card/notice that confirms passing of the CPAT occurred on or after August 26, 2016.

Henderson Fire Fighter has a salary range of $17.08-$29.22 per hour and a 56-hour work week. The Henderson Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer seeking to attract applicants that reflect the diverse population of the city of Henderson.

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