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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Firefighter New Hire Exam

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The City of Jonesboro’s Civil Service Commission will be testing for the position of firefighter for the Jonesboro Fire Department. A written exam will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in the Training Room at the Jonesboro Fire Station #3, 2212 Brazos St. Jonesboro, AR at 8:30 A.M.

Individuals who pass the written exam with a minimum score of 70% will be required to pass a physical agility test that will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. at the Arkansas Fire Academy, 3105 Fire Academy Dr. Jonesboro, AR. Applicants should wear suitable shoes and clothing. All Liability Waivers must be signed, witnessed and turned in with the application in order to test.

* Picture I.D. will be checked prior to the written exam and the physical agility test.

Persons interested in a firefighter position must meet these minimum qualifications:
1. Be a United States Citizen
2. High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
3. Minimum age 21 (at the time of testing)
4. Maximum age 34 (at the time of hiring)
5. No Felony Convictions
6. Valid Driver’s License

Completed Applications must be delivered to 300 S Church St. Ste. 100, Human Resources Department or mailed to:

City of Jonesboro
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 1845
Jonesboro, AR 72403

Applications must be returned by 5:00 P.M., Friday, October 18, 2019.

Requirements --- Important!!!
Attach the following items to your Application:
1. Résumé
2. Copy of your High School Diploma or GED or Transcript
3. Copy of your current Driver’s License
4. Copy of your Birth Certificate
5. If you have served in the Military, a copy of your DD214 Release
6. Copy of your Social Security Card

These items must be turned in with your Applications in order to test.

Candidates who pass the written exam and the physical agility test will be subject to an oral interview, drug screen, medical exam and a comprehensive background check including a polygraph test as positions become available. Applicants will be notified.

The City of Jonesboro is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages qualified minorities to apply.

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