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Firefighter Recruit and Application


City of Morristown
Human Resources
100 W. 1st N. Street
P. O. Box 1499
Morristown, TN 37816
Phone: (423) 581-0100

Northeast Tennessee Regional Fire Training Academy
New MFD personnel attend a 520-hour recruit school. The NTRFTA is hosted by KFD in Kingsport TN. The candidate will complete the twelve week academy attaining Basic FF, Emergency Medical Responder, Hazardous Materials Team Ops and Extrication/ Rescue Certifications.

Salary and Benefits
MFD offers a competitive salary for Entry Level Firefighters. Employees and their dependents are eligible for certain benefits. Current benefits include coverage under the following insurance plans: health insurance (premiums paid 85% by the City); dental insurance (premiums paid 100% by the City); vision insurance (premiums paid 100% by the City). Employees are covered under the following insurance plans: life insurance equal to two times an employee’s annual salary (premiums paid 100% by the City); long-term disability insurance (premiums paid 100% by the City). Other benefits for employees include the following: participation in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System; longevity and attendance bonuses for those who qualify; 8 hours of sick leave each month; 10 days of paid vacation each year, with increases based on longevity; 10 paid holidays each year; tuition reimbursement program."

Minimum Requirements
Must be at least 21 years of age; High School graduate or equivalency; and a Drivers License valid in the State of Tennessee.

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