Retained Firefighter Vacancies

LOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL

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 Retained Firefighters Louth County Council

 We are currently looking for potential Retained Firefighters in all our Fire Stations based in:

Ardee

Carlingford

Drogheda

Dundalk

Dunleer

To join the Louth Fire Service as a Retained Firefighter, applicants must be aged 18 years and over, meet the required health and physical fitness standards, have a good standard of vision and colour perception and have a category B, full, clean driving license.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the potential to carry out this challenging role through a detailed recruitment process which includes:

  • Fitness Test
  • Claustrophobia Test
  • Ladder Test
  • Numeracy & Literacy Test
  • Medical assessment
  • Formal Interview
  • 3 week Recruits Course
  • 2 week intensive course Breathing Apparatus Course (within 12 months of appointment)

Annual Retainer €7,895 - €10,812 per annum
Fire Fees & Drill Rates also apply

Candidates must be living and working within a 5-minute mobilisation/response time to the Fire Station and also must have a reasonable level of fitness.

Application forms, particulars of office and qualifications for the above post may be obtained from Human Resources, Louth County Council, County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk (Tel. 042-9324383) or by clicking on the below link:

Application Form

Qualifications-&-Particulars-of-Office

There will be no closing date for receipt of completed application forms for the above positions, they will be processed as vacancies arise in the various fire stations.

Candidates may be shortlisted on the basis of information supplied on their application form or any other tests which the local authority may deem necessary.  A panel will be formed for vacancies which may arise within Louth County Council, within 12 months of an interview.

 Canvassing will automatically disqualify

LOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER