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 REQUIREMENTS
  1. Be at least 21 years of age
  2. Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  3. No felony conviction
  4. Possess valid Tennessee driver’s license
  5. Be a citizen of the United States
  6. Completely fill out application for employment and authorization to release information
  7. Pass extensive background check
  8. Pass drug screen as well as random testing

BENEFITS
Beginning Salary - $32,274
State retirement plan
Paid vacation leave
Medical and dental insurance
Longevity Pay
Earned Sick Leave
Uniforms and equipment provided
Military, Reserve, and National Guard leave
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The City of Clarksville is an “Equal Opportunity Employer”

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications can be obtained at the office of the Tennessee Career Center (Veteran’s Plaza), 350 Pageant Lane, Clarksville,TN. 37040

You may also write the Career Center and have an application mailed to you. (931-648-5530)  

TESTING AND EMPLOYMENT PROCESS:
Clarksville Fire Rescue tests for firefighters once a year

All segments of the testing process are pass/fail

PHASE 1 – Written Standardized Test – this test measures reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and math skills. You must score at least seventy (70%) percent in each category to pass.

PHASE 2 – Physical Ability Test – this test tests a person’s endurance and ability to perform basic strenuous tasks that professional firefighters must perform. There are seven tasks that must be completed in seven (7) minutes or less. These tasks consist of: ladder extension, hydrant operation, hose pull, simulated roof ventilation, ladder handling, attic crawl; and mannequin pull.

PHASE 3
– Oral Interview by Review Board

PHASE 4 – Oral Interview by Fire Chief

PHASE 5 – the Fire Chief selects the applicant that will be given a conditional offer of employment. This offer is contingent upon the applicant’s successful completion of the physical exam, drug/alcohol screening, and psychological exam. Applicants will be placed on an active hiring list for a period of one (1) year.

NOTE: CLARKSVILLE FIREFIGHTERS WORK 24 HOUR SHIFTS TO INCLUDE NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CALL IN WHEN OFF-DUTY.


Both the application and the authorization to release information must be completely filled out and notarized as indicated.

Applications will be accepted year round at the Career Center. If you mail the application make sure that you put it to the attention of “Clarksville Fire Rescue”.




Last updated: 4/2/2013 1:40:32 PM