Fulltime Fire Fighter – Recruitment and Selection Campaign now open for applications.
Galway County Council is embarking on a Recruitment and Selection campaign for the position of Fulltime Fire Fighter. A panel will be formed from which vacancies may be filled during the lifetime of the panel.
AGE: Candidates must be not less than 18 years of age on the closing date for applications.
EDUCATIONAL STANDARD: Each candidate must have obtained at least Grade D (or a pass) in five subjects, including Mathematics and English, from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education & Skills Junior Certificate Examination or in an examination of at least equivalent standard.
If you progress in the competition you will be required to submit your original qualifications which will be copied and returned to you immediately. Please ensure that if you received your education qualifications outside of Ireland that you have the level of your qualifications confirmed by the Irish National Frameworks of Qualifications at www.qqi.ie and submit such confirmation with your original qualifications when requested to do so.
In selection of candidates, additional marks may be awarded to those who have any of the following:
- a higher educational qualification than that prescribed above e.g. Leaving Certificate.
- experience of driving heavy vehicles.
- technical or trades training.
DRIVING REQUIREMENT: Each candidate is required to hold a current full unendorsed Driving Licence – Category B. On appointment and before the expiry of the probationary period i.e. 12 months, firefighters will be required to obtain a HGV licence to enable them to drive Fire Appliances.
Full details on the selection process, eligibility and detailed information on the requirements of the post can be found in the Candidates Information Booklet. Galway County Council is an equal opportunities employer
The Closing Date for applications is 28th February 2017.
Note: this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on publicjobs.ie. The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.
Further details are available from The Human Resources Department, County Hall, County Hall, Prospect Hill, Galway. Tel: 091-509303 or may be obtained on Galway County Council website.
The CareersPortal Team