SHERWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT
400 LANTRIP ROAD
SHERWOOD, ARKANSAS 72120
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Updated: May 24, 2022
Position Title: Firefighter
The Sherwood Fire Department is building an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter! Candidates must complete the following to complete their application
Salary Information: : : $37,156.00
Benefit Information: Health, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Disability Insurance, LOPFI retirement, Optional Supplemental Insurance Plans, Optional Deferred Compensation Plans, Paid Training, Uniform Allowance, Vacation and Sick Leave and Holiday Pay.
Department ContactJeff Conley, Captain501firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: We are a county fire department that responds to: Fire, EMS, Haz-mat and Technical Rescue emergency events. We are currently an ISO Class 2 with an initiative to become an ISO Class 1. We are involved in community risk reduction and public education events. We operate on a 24/48 hour shift out of 3 fire stations with a 4th new station being built and completed in the fall of 2022. We will be hiring 9 positions immediately. We have 43 sworn personnel with 1 civilian employee.
City Information: Sherwood is a city in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States. As of 2019, the population of the city was 31,436. This makes Sherwood the 13th most populated city in the state of Arkansas, out of 540 cities. It is part of the Little Rock−North Little Rock−Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area with 728,311 people in 2019.
Sherwood is located 5 minutes north of Little Rock (State Capital) and has a total area of 20.8 square miles.
Enjoy Sherwood’s many amenities, including parks, swimming pools, workout facilities, bicycle, and hiking trails among many more.
Population: 2019: 31,436 with an estimated 2021 total of 40,000+.
Citizenship Required: Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ARKANSAS Driver's License: Yes/or able to obtain upon hire
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Correctable to 20/20 per NFPA 1582
College: Not required
Academy Certification: IFSAC Firefighter I & II or the ability to obtain within the first year
Prior Experience: Not required
Necessary Certifications: Nothing required, but EMT certification preferred
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Any felony conviction related to drugs or crimes against a person.
Driving Disqualifiers: One DWI conviction within past 12 months or more than one DWI.
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Any felony conviction or failing a pre-employment drug screen.
Additional Disqualifiers: If you are found to be falsifying any information on your application, you will be disqualified from employment.