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Current Hiring Status
The application for Montgomery County Firefighter/Rescuer I (Recruit) will be available May 1 to May 18, 2013 at the County’s website: www.montgomerycountymd.gov. To find the application, enter the iRecruit website by clicking on the careers/jobs link on the left hand side of the page, then click careers again and use the search jobs tab.
In order to apply for this job, you must first create an account on the iRecruit website. The email you provide while creating your account will be the primary method we use to communicate with you throughout the hiring process. Once your account is created you can select the Firefighter/Rescuer I (Recruit) job and apply. If you are having trouble with the application software, please note iRecruit is not compatible with Google Chrome or web browsers through Yahoo or AOL. Please read the position announcement carefully for important information and instructions.
To have their applications considered, an individual must be 17˝ at the time of application, a US Citizen or permanent resident, possess a High School diploma or equivalent within two months from time of application, and have a valid drivers’ license (non-provisional).
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be invited to take the written examination, which is tentatively scheduled for June 6th and 7th, 2013. Shortly after the job announcement closes, applicants will be notified via email of their exam date. Applicants will also be provided with instructions on how to access a study guide and the required background packet.
All applicants are required to present copies of specific documentation (drivers’ license, birth certificate, diplomas, proof of residency, social security card, etc.) on the day of the written exam, and must present originals of the same documentation if selected for a background review. If they do not have this documentation, they should request replacements now, as they will not be permitted to take the written exam without that documentation.
The hiring process includes a written exam, oral interview, background review, medical exam, and the CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test). Applications will be accepted only online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov - click on Careers/Jobs.
A 55 person Recruit Class is planned for January 2014, pending Montgomery County Council approval. Additional Recruit Classes may also be added.
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