The Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) is excited to announce that it will be accepting applications to fill vacant firefighter positions starting November 15, 2015 through November 30, 2015. The firefighters to be hired will fill positions left by recent retirements. At minimum, six firefighters will be hired.
The Lakeland Fire Department offers competitive pay and benefits, extensive professional development, and is an established public safety leader in the region. As a result it is a highly desirable fire department to work for, often receiving hundreds of applications in a short window of time when vacancies are opened. More information about necessary qualifications, how to apply, and pay and benefits is available at http://www.lakelandgov.net/lfd. An employment brochure and a 25 minute video production â€œFully Involved: What it means to be a Lakeland Firefighterâ€ is also available at the Lakeland Fire Department website to provide prospective applicants more information about why they should apply.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply at www.lakelandgov.net/employmentservices .
Applications are only accepted online. Diverse applicants representative of Lakelandâ€™s community that meet the firefighter employment requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.
LFD utilizes the National Testing Network (NTN) and requires a Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) of all applicants. The City of Lakeland is a drug-free work place and an equal opportunity employer.
Visit http://www.lakelandgov.net/lfd/ for more information and click employment.
City of Lakeland, FL (Government)