The Tucson Fire Department is seeking candidates for firefighter recruits. This position involves specialized fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency lifesaving, and rescue work with the department.
Duties require strenuous physical exertion under emergency conditions, including extreme heat, cramped surroundings, and a contaminated environment. Firefighters also conduct routine maintenance and inspections of emergency service equipment, educate the community regarding fire safety issues, and participate in health, wellness, and physical conditioning programs.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be at least 18 years old as of June 15, 2020. Successful candidates must obtain an EMT certification upon fire academy graduation. Applications must be received by June 15. A written examination will be held July 11.