Minimum Qualifications:

FULL-TIME:

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Current State of Alabama EMT Basic License or higher at time of application
  3. Current National Registry Certification, EMT Basic or higher at time of application
  4. Ability to pass a NFPA-1582 medically required physical for Firefighters and all other City of Hoover pre-employment requirements
  5. Possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain/maintain a City of Hoover driver’s permit
  6. Ability to comply with the Hoover Fire Department grooming standards policy.

PART-TIME (EXTRABOARD):

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Current State of Alabama EMT Basic License or higher at time of application
  3. Current National Registry Certification, EMT Basic or higher at time of application
  4. Possession of a current and valid Alabama Personnel Standards Commission Firefighter I Certification
  5. Ability to pass a NFPA-1582 medically required physical for Firefighters and all other City of Hoover pre-employment requirements
  6. Possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain/maintain a City of Hoover driver’s permit
  7. Ability to comply with the Hoover Fire Department grooming standards policy.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Current Alabama Paramedic License at the time of application
Possession of a current and valid Alabama Personnel Standards Commission Firefighter I Certification*

*Any candidate certified as Firefighter I will not be eligible for employment with the City of Hoover until he/she has fulfilled the two-year obligation (unless self-sponsored) imposed by the rules of the Alabama Personnel Standards Commission.