PRIMARY FUNCTION: The purpose of this classification is to perform probationary, entry level firefighting and trainee level emergency medical assistance work in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, and in responding to medical emergencies that is designed to help the Town’s Fire Department respond effectively to fires, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and man-made emergency situations.
QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED with course concentration in the physical sciences or industrial arts. Possess and maintain the following as issued by the Tennessee Department of Health and Environment: Advanced EMT license. Must successfully pass the Town of Collierville pre-employment verification and the State of Tennessee Basic/Advanced Emergency Medical Technician requirements. Must not have been convicted of a felony. Must not have been convicted of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor within 36 months of hire. Veterans must possess an ‘Honorable’ discharge from any Military Service. Must establish and maintain their actual bona fide residence east of the Mississippi River within a distance no greater than thirty (30) miles from the Town’s corporate limits. Town of Collierville employees must not be on any departmental disciplinary probation.
Must be 21 years of age at time of hire.
LICENSES: Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.
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NOTES: Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of heavy objects and materials (exceeding 50 pounds). Must be able to pass a work-related physical and drug test. Some evening hours will be required