Volunteer Firefighter City of Fairview TN


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7131 Bowie Lake RoadFairview, TN 37062


Employer: City of Fairview

Department: Fire Department
Job Title: Volunteer Firefighter

Job Description:

The City of Fairview is looking for the next energetic Volunteer Firefighter. You do not need to have any prior fire service experience. Volunteer Firefighters receive training to qualify as a Firefighter I / II and Emergency Medical Responder. We will provide you the training and equipment you just need to provide the motivation and time.

The Fairview Fire Departments Volunteer Firefighter Program is a community-based program. This program gives members of the community the opportunity to augment full-time career Firefighters with the delivery of emergency fire, rescue services, public relations and education to the community.

Volunteer Firefighters volunteer their time to the community solely based on civic and humanitarian reasons. Volunteer Firefighters receive a nominal stipend and limited benefits for their voluntary participation in this program.

Aptitude, physical tests and background investigations will be conducted. The n ext scheduled aptitude and physical test is scheduled for November 19 th 2016. Applicants will receive more information about the testing process when application is received. Volunteer position offers contingent on pre-employment physical exam and drug screening.

Once initial training is completed Volunteer Firefighters are required to attend two 3 hour training drills a month (normally the 1 st and 3 rd Tuesday) and do 12 hours of standby a month (6 hours minimum shifts). Volunteer Firefighters are also afforded the opportunity to participate in station training activities, Public Education events and other Fire Department sponsored activities.


  1. High school diploma or GED.

  2. 18 years of age or old.

  3. Valid driver license with acceptable driving record.

  4. Not convicted of a felony.

  5. Legal right to work with in the United States.

  6. Reside within 50 miles of Fairview.

  7. Must be able to pass a background check.

  8. Must be of good health and pass City of Fairview physical requirements.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to read and interpret written instructions, have strong communication and mechanical skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates for Volunteer Firefighter should download the application at;


Applications will be accepted by mail at;

Fairview Fire Dept

Attn Training Officer

7131 Bowie Lake Road

Fairview TN 37062

or can be emailed to stopfire@fairview-tn.org. Questions about the position may be emailed to stopfire@fairview-tn.org. Applications will be accepted until November 4 th 2016.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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