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The department has a staff of 24 firefighters, 1 Fire Marshal, and 1 Administrative Assistant with an annual budget of approximately $4.5 million. The Department is a member of the OAKWAY mutual aid group and works collaboratively with its neighboring departments.
Firefighters serve and protect the community through firefighting, fire prevention, inspections, education, and ongoing training programs. Our firefighters are first responders, combating and extinguishing fires; performing rescues, hazmat responses, and life support functions; and engaging in other specialized duties under emergency conditions, frequently involving personal hazard and/or severe weather conditions. Command staff are required to be Fire Inspector 1 Certified.
$54,170 to $79,463 (Firefighter Paramedics with previous experience may be eligible for lateral pay)
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