Dubuque (IA) Holding Tests for Firefighter Position

The City of Dubuque (IA) Civil Service Commission will be conducting a written entrance examination and physical agility test for the position of firefighter on October 12, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the fire training facility located at 14928 Public Safety Way in Dubuque, Iowa.

At the time of the written examination, applicants must be 18 years of age or older; possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; possess a current State of Iowa EMT-Paramedic specialist certification or be eligible for Iowa endorsement of another state’s paramedic certification or the National Registry’s Paramedic Credentials; or have completed or enrolled in a certified paramedic training program that will make the candidate eligible for Iowa endorsement upon completion of the program.

The successful candidate will possess a current State of Iowa EMT-Paramedic specialist certification at the time of appointment.  The successful candidate will also possess a demonstrated ability to follow a management style that is input oriented and values problem solving and the development of partnerships and a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. Please submit a Civil Service Application to the City Personnel Office by 5:00 p.m. on August 8, 2013.

Applications may be obtained at the City Personnel Office, City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001-4864.  The Civil Service Application, Benefit Summary and Job Description are available at www.cityofdubuque.org. The Personnel Office may be contacted at 563-589-4125 or citypers@cityofdubuque.org. The City offers an annual salary range of $48,812 to $57,170, and an attractive benefit package.  A pre-employment drug screen will be administered.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  EOE.

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