ST JOHN PARISH FIRE RESCUE EMPLOYMENT
**JOIN OUR TEAM**
We are looking for highly motivated, professional individuals who are seeking a career in the fire service that are willing to serve our community with integrity and honor. St. John Parish Fire Rescue is a combination department operating out of 15 fire stations parish-wide providing the community with a full range of services including fire suppression, emergency medical service, hazardous materials response, and technical rescue.
St. John Parish hired its first full-time firefighters in 2004 and now has a staff of 47 full-time personnel comprised of Firefighter/Operators, Captains, and District Chiefs staffing 5 fire stations parishwide.
First year annual salary $30,766.00. Louisiana Supplemental Pay after 1year of service, currently $500.00 per month.
3 shift rotation. 24 hours on duty, 48 hours off duty (06:00 to 06:00).
10 paid holidays, 18 days of paid vacation after one year of service, Health, Dental, and Life Insurance for you and your family.
State Firefighter’s Retirement System.
- Applicants will need to obtain a passing Entry Firefighter Civil Service Test Score to be considered for employment. Information on testing can be found at the Office of State Examiner website (www.ose.louisiana.gov)
- Once an applicant receives a valid test score from the Office of State Examiner, the applicant must complete the St. John Parish application(DOC, 106KB) . The application, along with all the required documents must be hand delivered to the following address:
St. John Parish Fire Rescue
418 Historic West Street
Garyville, LA 70051
- Interviews are conducted and prospective firefighters are hired.
- Firefighter Recruits will receive training and certifications in Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations and Firefighter I.
- Probational Firefighter/Operators become certified as a St. John Parish Firefighter/Operator after obtaining an EMR Certification and successfully completing the probationary period.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR FIREFIGHTERS
- Citizen of United States
- High School Diploma or GED
- Pass Civil Service Exam
- Possess No Criminal Record
- Pass a Drug Screen
- Pass a Medical Exam
- Pass a Physical Ability Test
- Firefighting experience including Firefighter I IFSAC Certification.
- Emergency Medical Responder Certification.
- Positive Work History