CEDAR HAMMOCK FIRE RESCUE
5200 26TH ST W
BRADENTON, FLORIDA 34207
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Updated: November 28, 2018
Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue is building an eligibility list of applications for hiring. Please direct all questions about the job posting to National Testing Network. Please do not call the district directly. FireTEAM and NTN CPAT testing are both required for this listing.
Benefits: Health Insurance, FRS, Sick Leave, Vacation Leave
City Information: Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue is an Independent Special Fire Control District servicing the unincorporated areas located in the Southwest portion of Manatee County. The district provides fire rescue services from 4 fully staffed fire stations located within a 27 square mile area responding to an average of 6,000 calls per year.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes or GED from a recognized issuing agency
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes Class "E"
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: As required in NFPA 1582
Academy Certification: Certified State of Florida Firefighter
Certified State of Florida EMT
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony/Criminal Disqualifiers
No record of a conviction of a felony or a conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
A poor driving record will classify a candidate as undesirable; however, it will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration.
Drug Use Disqualifiers
Pre-employment testing required.
A poor employment record will classify a candidate as undesirable; however, it will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration.
Failure of any of the following pre-employment tests:
Additional Information: From the list created from NTN with the standards that meet the criteria Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue will make contact via e-mail or regular mail (from NTN list) to eligible candidates to complete an employment application.
Veteran’s Preference will be given in accordance with Florida Statutes. To claim Veteran’s Preference, a copy of your DD214 must be submitted at time of application.
Selected applicants will be interviewed. The hiring process will include background investigation, driver’s license check, pre-employment physical and practical firefighter job skills assessment.