Requirements for Employment
Day Shift Firefighter/EMT
Day shift firefighters/EMTs are part time employees. The shifts are weekdays from 6 AM to 5 PM. To qualify for employment as a day shift firefighter/EMT, the candidate must ...
Paid on Call Fighters and EMTs
Paid on Call firefighters and/or EMTs are required to live in the Village of Germantown. The shifts are every other week, 6 PM to 6 AM on weekdays and all day and night on weekends. ....
Application & Hiring Process
All applicants must be 18 years old or older, a high school
graduate, a GED or equivalent. Applications are available at Germantown
Fire Department during regular business hours.
WRITTEN APTITUDE TEST
Applicants will complete and pass the standard Germantown Fire
Department written test.
Applicants will be interviewed by the Fire Chief, Deputy Chiefs
and Safety Officer.
Complete background investigations will be conducted by the
Germantown Fire Department and/or Germantown Police Department.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING
A comprehensive physical examination by a medical doctor will be
provided by the Germantown Fire Department. This examination will include
PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST
All physical agility testing will be conducted by the Germantown
Fire Department Safety Officer, Fire Chief, Deputy Chief and/or Training Captain
& EMS Captain, and a department employee. Distinct tests are performed
for Fire and EMT candidates.
All applicants who satisfactorily pass the above will attend
mandatory department orientation.
All above procedures will be completed prior to any Germantown
Fire Department activity. Successful candidates will be registered for Fire or