FIRE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
NOTICE OF JUNE 27, 2020 TESTING
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION AND
CERTIFIED LIST OF ELIGIBILITY FOR THE
POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER/EMT-BASIC IN
THE MARTINSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT
Notice is hereby given that the Martinsburg Fire Civil Service Commission is accepting applications to test for the position of Firefighter/EMT-Basic in the Martinsburg Fire Department. The individuals that successfully satisfy all the requirements will remain on a list of eligible candidates for a period of three years in the event an opening does occur.
In order to be placed on the list of eligible candidates, an interested person must:
(a) Be between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of
application. (Copy of birth certificate MUST be
submitted along with application).
(b) Secure from the City Recorder’s office, or online at
cityofmartinsburg.org (employment section), an
application for the position of Firefighter/EMT-Basic.
Applications must be completed and returned to the
City Recorder’s office no later than 5:00 PM on
Thursday, June 11, 2020
(c) Undergo and achieve a passing score on a physical
agility test. Failure to achieve a passing score will
eliminate candidates from proceeding further
through the process. Candidate MUST get
clearance from physician to participate in physical
agility test. Form is included with application.
(d) Undergo and achieve a passing score on a
competitive written examination—June 29, 2020
(e) Appear for appropriate oral interviews.
(f) Undergo a complete medical examination testing
the applicant’s general physical condition in a
manner prescribed by the Commission.
(g) Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. Copy
MUST be submitted along with application.
(h) Must possess a valid driver’s license. Copy MUST
be submitted along with application.
(i) Must obtain certification as an EMT-Basic by the WV
Office of Emergency Medical Services within ninety
(90) days of employment with the City of
Martinsburg Fire Department. Individuals with a
current EMT-Paramedic or EMT-Intermediate
certification are encouraged to apply.
(j) Must live within 20 air miles of the Courthouse at the
corner of S. Queen Street and W. King Street within
90 days following employment.
Anyone not meeting the above requirements, as set by the Fire Civil Service Commission, will not be placed on the list of eligible candidates.
The starting pay for Firefighter/EMT-Basic is $41,013 plus automatic overtime of $3,482 for a total salary of $44,495. Employees of the City of Martinsburg are offered a range of fringe benefits including; vacation leave, sick leave, personal leave, health/life/vision and dental insurance benefits, longevity pay and fire pension plan, all of which the Firefighter is entitled to.
The City of Martinsburg reserves the right to amend date and/or location to remain in compliance with any COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of testing.
New hires that possess a current EMT-Paramedic through the West Virginia Office of Emergency Services or are certified elsewhere as an EMT-Paramedic and are able to obtain legal recognition as an EMT-Paramedic by the WV Office of Emergency Medical Services within ninety (90) days of first date of employment will receive a $3,000 sign-on bonus, with new hires being required to sign a minimum of two year commitment with the City.
MARTINSBURG FIRE CIVIL SERVICE
COMMISSION EEO/AA. Women and Minorities
encouraged to apply.