Application deadline July 10, 2015
The City of Scottsbluff will hold a competitive Civil Service Examination to establish an eligible list for the position of Firefighter.
The City of Scottsbluff, Nebraska has a population of approximately 15,039 and is the largest city in the western panhandle of Nebraska.
Scottsbluff Fire Department consists of 17 full time employees, these include a Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, 3 shift Captains and 12 Firefighters. The department also has a Volunteer Firefighter division to help manage larger events.
The Scottsbluff Fire Department is the most active fire department in the area. The department responded to 1,723 calls for service in 2014. The department offers a wide range of services to its customers. These include; fire suppression (structural and wildland), emergency medical service, fire cause determination, and the only hazardous material response team in western Nebraska. Special teams rescue capabilities include confined space, high/low angle rope rescue, and water rescue. The Department also assists law enforcement with SWAT and EOD responses. Complete list of candidate qualifications and application can be found at: http://scottsbluff.org/departments/human_resources/employment/index.php