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Employer: City of Andover
Division: Fire
Job Title: Fire Reservist/Volunteer Firefighter
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Volunteer (Reserve) Firefighter

The Andover Fire/Rescue Reserve Program is an established pool of competent, well-trained and equipped personnel to respond to the needs of the citizens of the Andover community.

·         After extensive training, Andover Reserve Firefighters respond alongside the career members of the department to all types of emergencies and community service events.

·         Reserve Firefighter positions are voluntary positions, only receiving a small stipend for all alarms made.

·         Reserve Firefighter applicants must meet the following criteria:


  1. Minimum of 18 years of age
  2. High school graduate (GED accepted), college preferred
  3. Live within an approximate 6 mile radius of 911 N. Andover Road
  4. Pass the physical agility test
  5. *Pass a review by a panel of Andover Fire members
    • 1 Chief Officer
    • 1 Captain
    • 2 reserve firefighters
    • 2 career firefighters
  6. Pass a health physical
  7. Pass a criminal background investigation


* May be waived for Cadets or college interns at Andover Fire/Rescue - moving to the Firefighter In Training (FIT) classification

The applicant, after successfully completing the above, will be offered membership, if a position is available, and placed into the FIT position for a period not less than 6 months and not greater than 1 year.

Applications for employment for reserve firefighter volunteer positions will be accepted on a continual basis.

Vacancy Number: and-fd-2015-1

Open Date: 5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
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