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Entry Level Firefighter Exam


Location
Arizona
Publication Date
03/17/2020 01:37 PM EDT
Closing Date
05/12/2020 02:00 AM EDT
Issuing Organization
City of Tucson
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Description

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Contractor’s exam shall offer linkage from essential function statements to knowledge, skill and ability levels required to perform the job of Firefighter to include:a. Required education level – high school diploma, GED or higherb. Required mathematics ability level at basic mathematics with some elementary algebrac. Required reading level at the ninth graded. Required mechanical aptitude level to include:Understanding the physical worldAnticipating predictable occurrencese. Required behavioral characteristics to include the following teamwork and human relations skills:Interpersonal Skills: Develop and use collaborative relations to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals; interact with others in a way that promotes confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization; deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; ability to be flexible in thoughts and actions; use of appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Self-Awareness: Ability to understand and motivate oneself; ability to identify with one’s emotions and ability to perform duties without allowing emotions to influence actions; motivation, optimism, personal influence, self and impulse control; respect for authority and ethics.Teamwork: Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the accomplishment of goals.Cultural Sensitivity: Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment; effectively work with different cultures; use appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modify one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations and individuals involved.Professional Response to Difficult Situations: Maintain composure and professionalism in situations that challenge one’s ability to communicate in difficult situations. Situational Judgment: Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches to choose a course of action or develop appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probably consequences.Positive Relations with Supervisors and ManagementProfessional Behavior and Bearing

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