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City of Jacksonville Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Apprentice Program in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Apprentice Program

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Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Apprentice Program

Location

Jacksonville, FL

Job Type

Temporary

Job Number

2020-03941

Department

FIRE AND RESCUE

Opening Date

09/17/2020

Closing Date

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

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Job Description

JFRD's Apprentice Program will prepare the Applicant for the next steps required to become a state-certified Emergency Medical Technician/Firefighter. This will be accomplished through courses offered at Florida State College at Jacksonville's Fire Academy of the South. 100% Tuition assistance will be provided to eligible candidates to cover the cost of these college level courses.

Open Requirements/Supplemental Information

  • You must attend a JFRD Fire Apprentice Open House in order for your application to be considered

  • Must live in Duval County

  • Must be 17-21 years old

  • Parent/guardian (if under 18) must provide signed consent

  • Must be high school graduate or equivalent

  • Must pass a health examination and Pre-Physical Agility Test (Pre-PAT)

  • Must pass a background screening

  • Must pass a drug screening

  • Must submit immunization records

  • Must submit a good driving record

  • Must meet GPA requirements

  • Must successfully complete an Oral Interview

  • Must provide a written essay at Oral Interview

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Each applicant must complete this supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Copying and pasting your resume or stating "see resume" does NOT fulfill the requirements of the question. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and certify that your responses can be verified from information included within the application?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Are you authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship from the City of Jacksonville either now or in the future?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Do you live in Duval County? The Apprentice program requires candidates to reside in Duval County, though Duval County residency is only preferred for other positions.

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    What is your date of birth? To be eligible for the Apprentice program you must be 17 - 21 years old.

    05

    Are you a high school graduate or equivalent or will you be a high school graduate or equivalent in May or June 2024?

  • Yes, I am a high school graduate or equivalent

  • Yes, I will be a high school graduate or equivalent in May or June 2024.

  • No, I am not a high school graduate or equivalent and/or will not be in May or June 2024.

    06

    Do you understand you must attend a JFRD Fire Apprentice Open House? This is a requirement in order to move forward in the process.

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    I understand that I am required to pass a health examination and Pre-Physical Agility Test (Pre-PAT).

  • Yes

  • No

    08

    I understand that I will be required to pass a background and drug screening process.

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    I understand that all candidates will have to provide a copy of their health insurance card/information, if available.

  • Yes

  • No

    10

    I understand that I must have a good driving record in order to participate in the program.

  • Yes

  • No

    11

    I understand that I will be required to provide results of my TABE score, if my GPA is below a 2.0.

  • Yes

  • No

    12

    I understand that I will be required to undergo an Oral Interview, as well as submit a written essay at Oral Interview.

  • Yes

  • No

    13

    Provide us with some information about yourself, your work experience, your volunteer experience, your interests.

    Required Question

Agency

City of Jacksonville

Address

117 W. Duval St. Suite 100 Jacksonville, Florida, 32202

Website

http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services.aspx

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