Ignite Your Career: Cross Plains FD Seeks Firefighters

Ignite Your Career: Cross Plains FD Seeks Firefighters

Ignite Your Career: Cross Plains FD Seeks Firefighters


CROSS PLAINS TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Have you ever thought of being a Firefighter? Here’s your chance!! The Cross Plains Volunteer Fire Department is looking for those people interested in becoming a firefighter! “We are looking to hire 4 full-time firefighters (24 hours on and 72 off) and several volunteers,” said Cross Plains Fire Chief Tommy Jackson.

Job Responsibilities:

• Respond to fire alarms, connect hoses, hold nozzles and direct water streams.
• Force entry of premises for firefighting.
• Position and climb ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings.
• Perform rescue operations by removing persons from danger and administering first-aid to injured persons.
• Perform salvage operations such as sweeping water, throwing covers, removing debris, etc.
• Perform ventilating operations.
• Participate in fire drills.
• Attend training classes in firefighting, first-aid, and other related subjects.
• Assist with maintaining fire apparatus and equipment.
• Conduct residential and commercial fire prevention inspections.
• Receive and dispatch messages by radio and telephone.
• Perform general maintenance work of Fire Department property, including cleaning walls and floors, washing windows, mowing yard, and making minor repairs.
• Perform related tasks as required.

Interested applicants should go to Cross Plains City Hall MAP, 7622 Highway 25 East, Cross Plains, TN 37049. Accepting applications until December 15, 2023

Certifications are a plus. Pay varies according to training and experience.

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