Website cityofbrandonms Brandon Fire Department

Job Title: Firefighter
Department: Fire Department
Report to: Fire Chief
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Applications for the position of Firefighter are now being accepted by the City of Brandon Fire Department.  Priority will be given to Certified Firefighters and Nationally Registered EMT’s/Paramedics. Will need to have a minimum of 17 ACT score or 76 on Compass Placement test.

Physical Agility Test date and time will be announced later.

Examples of Work

The following examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in the position. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position, if the work is similar, related, or logical assignment of the position.

  • Responds to fire alarms with a company; lays and connects hose; holds nozzle and directs water streams; climbs ladders; uses chemical fire extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines and other equipment.
  •  Ventilates burning buildings by mechanical means, opening windows and sky lights, or by chopping holes in roofs and floors.
  •  Removes persons from danger, holds life nets, and administers first aid to injured persons.
  •  Performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, sweeping water, and removing debris.
  •  Participates in fire drills and attends training classes in apparatus operation, firefighting, first aid, and related subjects; studies assigned materials relating to firefighting and fire prevention.

Applications for employment are available at the City of Brandon Human Resource located at Brandon City Hall 1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon MS 39042.

Applications cannot be picked up or dropped off at the Fire Department. 

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