Employment Opportunity

Firefighter/EMT- Recruitment 85-2018
Township of Spring – Fire Rescue Service
Berks County, Pennsylvania

The Township of Spring is seeking applicants for the position of full-time Firefighter/EMT.
TSFRS is a progressive and professional combination career-volunteer system providing skilled
EMS, Fire Suppression, Haz-mat Response, Technical Rescue, Fire Code Enforcement, Fire
Investigation and Public Education/info services. TSFRS promotes the values of compassion,
integrity, respect, and service in everything we do. As a Township of Spring employee, you will
enjoy competitive pay and an excellent and comprehensive benefits package.

To be considered, applicants MUST meet the following MINIMUM requirements:

  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 2 years of verifiable experience in Fire
    Rescue Services operations in a career, volunteer or combination department.
  • Pennsylvania Class C Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record (if out of state
    license must obtain PA Driver’s license within 6 months of hire)
  •  EVOC – (16 hour course is required)
  •  NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter II
  •  NIMS 100, 200, 700,800
  •  NFPA 472 Haz-Mat Operations Certification
  •  PA Department of Health Vehicle Rescue (or equivalent as solely determined by the
    Fire Chief)
  •  EMT Certification (Pennsylvania or PA reciprocal state). Healthcare Provider CPR with AED

Preferred Requirements (must be obtained within 6 months of hire if you do not have at
time of hire):

  •  Firefighter Survival
  • NFPA 1006 Rescue Core Certification

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  • Candidates will also be required to be able to meet all job function requirements per
    NFPA 1582 (2013 Edition), including successful completion of a Candidate Physical
    Agility Test (CPAT) or provide certification of successful completion of CPAT from a
    licensed CPAT facility within the past 6 months.
  • Candidates selected for hire will be required to pass an NFPA 1582 physical (2013
    Edition) and successfully complete a Criminal Background Check, FBI Fingerprint and
    Child Abuse clearance after a conditional offer of employment is made.

Before submitting resume, please go to www.springtwpberks.org to carefully review the
following documents:

1) Firefighter Job description
2) Essential job functions and requirements per NFPA 1582
3) Selection process for Firefighter/EMT
4) Supplemental Questionnaire – Firefighter/EMT Qualifications/Requirements
5) TSFRS CPAT Candidate Preparation Guide
6) TSFRS CPAT Practice Guide

In order for your application to be considered, your application packet MUST include:

  • Completed and signed “Supplemental Questionnaire – Firefighter/EMT
    Qualifications/Requirements” with Completed and signed “Firefighter/EMT Recruitment
    Document Review and Acknowledgement of Understanding Form”
  • Completed and signed “Selection Process for Firefighter/EMT” document.
  • Cover letter (which must include your salary expectations)
  •  Resume (clearly indicating your work history/position titles/dates of employment, list of
    certifications and salary history)
  • If requesting Veteran’s Preference, you must indicate that in your cover letter and you
    must enclose a copy of your DD214 with your application materials, otherwise you will
    not be reviewed for applicability of Veteran’s Preference

NOTE: Please do NOT send any additional documents ( i.e. copies of certifications and
licenses) that have not been specifically requested at this time. Please send all required
documents to: Colin Hackman, Fire Chief at 2850 Windmill Rd, Sinking Spring, PA. 19608.
Electronic submissions will NOT be accepted for this recruitment. Any questions
concerning this recruitment may be sent to chackman@springtwpberks.org

Deadline to apply is: Close of Business, 5:00 PM, July 16, 2018

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Township of Spring Employment  Application

1) Firefighter Job description
2) Essential job functions and requirements per NFPA 1582
3) Selection process for Firefighter/EMT
4) Supplemental Questionnaire – Firefighter/EMT Qualifications/Requirements
5) TSFRS CPAT Candidate Preparation Guide
6) TSFRS CPAT Practice Guide