Buckhannon Fire Department Accepting Applications For Probationary Firefighter
September 19, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: Notice is hereby given that the Fire Civil Service Commission of the City of Buckhannon will receive applications for competitive examination to create a “List of Eligibles” for the position of probationary firefighter in the Fire Department of the City of Buckhannon, subject to the following requirements:
(1). Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and comply with §8-15-17 of the W. Va. Code.
(2). Applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
(3). Applicants must be West Virginia approved Firefighter 1, IFSAC or Pro Board Certified. A copy of the certification must be submitted with the application.
(4). Applicants must comply with all other laws, rules and regulations as prescribed in writing by the Code of the State of West Virginia and by the Fire Civil Service Commission of Buckhannon, West Virginia. Copies of the current written rules and regulations of said Commission is available for inspection by any member of the public at the City Recorder’s Office, 70 East Main Street, Buckhannon, West Virginia, during regular business hours.
All applications must be received by the Commission at City Hall; or alternatively be postmarked, addressed to the Fire Civil Service Commission, 70 East Main Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201, no later than 4:30 p.m. or postmarked by 12:00 midnight on October 19, 2022.
Application forms may be obtained by contacting the City Recorder’s Office, City Hall, 70 East Main Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201 or calling 304-472-1651 to have it emailed, faxed or mailed. Applicants must pass the physical agility test and a written competitive examination. Successful candidates that may be hired are subject to residency requirements. Applicants must also pass a criminal background check and drug test.
Randy Sanders, City Recorder
City of Buckhannon, WV