TOLLESON, CITY OF
9555 W VAN BUREN ST
TOLLESON, ARIZONA 85353
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Updated: July 28, 2022
Position Title: Firefighter (Lateral)
The City of Tolleson is building an eligibility list for the position of Lateral Firefighter. Candidates are required to complete NTN's FireTEAM exam and Department Application to be considered for the position.
Department Application can be found here
Salary Information: Full job range $55,793.92 - $78,099.84
The City of Tolleson offers a total compensation package that includes vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave. Other benefit options include medical, dental, vision, standard life, pension, disability, deferred compensation match program, optional life and flex spending plans. The City pays 100% of employee benefits (medical, dental, vision and life insurance) and for an additional cost to the employee, family benefits are available.
Department ContactEmployee Resources Department 623.474.4989ER@tolleson.az.gov
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ARIZONA Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Necessary Certifications: High school diploma or GED, two (2) years prior experience as a full-time sworn firefighter. Must possess certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), completion of Regional Academy Training within the last 5 years, and an Arizona driver’s license. Certification as a Paramedic with the State of Arizona preferred. Applicants with out of state Paramedic certifications must have Arizona reciprocity prior to accepting an offer.
Additional Requirements: 1) Copy of a three (3) year driving history report from MVD;
2) Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT);
3) Proof of Regional Academy Training within the last five (5) years; and,
4) an Arizona driver’s license. Candidate’s that do not possess a valid Arizona driver’s license must obtain one within one (1) month of the date of hire.
Must be willing to work various shifts (48, 96 schedule), including weekends and holidays; Must be capable of functioning in high stress situations to include temperature extremes, above and below grade rescue situations, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, residential, commercial, and other fires as appropriate.
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, blood and other bodily fluids, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, travel and environmental conditions such as disruptive people, imminent danger, and a threatening environment.