The City of Decherd will be accepting applications at Decherd City Hall (931-967-5181) for a full-time Firefighter. All applications must be returned to city hall by deadline. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY ONLINE or call the Fire Chief. Failure to follow the hiring process will automatically disqualify you from the hiring process. Address to City Hall 1301 W Main St Monday-Friday 8:00M-4:30 Pm
Application period will be open from October 2nd and it will close on October 14th 2019 at 1600hrs.
Must live in Franklin Co TN or willing to relocate to Franklin Co. TN within 60 days
Would prefer Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, and EMR certifications.
All applicants will be required to take an Physical Agility test and a Written test.
If claiming veterans points, please indicate it on application along with proof of eligibility.
T.C.A. § 4.24.112 established minimum training requirements for firefighters
Requires that any full-time, part-time, or volunteer firefighter hired or accepted as a firefighter on or after July 1, 2009 complete a 16-hour class for firefighters before responding to a fire.
Requires that every firefighter complete a basic class and live burn class defined by the Tennessee Fire and Codes Enforcement Academy within 1 year of joining a fire department.