The Eastwood Fire Protection District strives to provide its citizens a better quality of life through Education, Fire Prevention, Fire Protection, and other emergency services. This shall be accomplished with dedicated, highly trained professional personnel, in fire suppression, specialized rescue, and emergency medical services.
The Eastwood Fire Protection District is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter / EMT. The Eastwood Fire Protection District is a combination department located in Jefferson County and covers over 45 square miles. We provide fire protection and emergency medical response to our citizens.
Applications are available online at www.eastwoodfire.com or you can pick one up in person between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm at Eastwood Fire Station 1 located at 16010 SHELBYVILLE ROAD, LOUISVILLE, KY 40245.
1. 400 hour KY. certified firefighter 2. KY. Certified EMT 3. Valid CPAT Card at time of job offer (Current full-time KY. career firefighters are exempt) 4. Valid Driver’s License 5. Must be willing to submit to a physical (If currently employed by another department, a current fit for duty physical may be accepted if it is comparable to or exceeds Eastwood’s current fit for duty physical) 6. Must be willing to submit to pre-employment and random drug testing 7. Must be willing to work 24 hour shifts 8. Willing to work weekends and holidays
The first step in the process is completing and submitting your application along with a resume to the Eastwood Fire Protection District. Applications and Resumes may be mailed or delivered back to us at the address listed above. Additional documentation you should provide to us includes any medical, trade, or professional certificates and/or licenses you currently possess. You will be required to show proof that you are eligible to work in the United States. The application period closes at 4:00pm EST on September 12, 2016.
The second step will be a *written test. Should you successfully complete step 1, you will be notified by email of your eligibility to take the written test. The written test will take place at Eastwood Fire Station One 16010 SHELBYVILLE ROAD, LOUISVILLE, KY 40245 on September 17, 2016 at 8:00am. Upon successful completion of the written test, you will be ranked and placed on a one year hiring eligibility list. An applicant’s ranking is based on their final written test score.
The third and final step is the interview process.: As a firefighter vacancy occurs, you will be required to successfully complete the interview process. Eastwood interviews up to 3 applicants for every one position to be filled.
*Please note: The written test will be developed from material contained within the IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting 5th Edition.