NEW JERSEY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES

PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT
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$50.00 PROCESSING FEE REQUIRED
Make Check/Money Order Payable to NJCSC
SYMBOL: PM1131S WEIGHT CODE: FP
TITLE: FIRE CAPTAIN SALARY: ** See Below
ISSUE DATE: August 01, 2014 APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 17, 2014
TITLE CODE: 01836/ HAFGR3 (On-line Applications must be submitted by this date.)
JURISDICTION: NEWARK JURISDICTION CODE: N07140009
DEPARTMENT: FIRE CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2014
(Eligibility must be established by this date)
  ONLY ON LINE APPLICATIONS
WILL BE ACCEPTED
FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT

Open to employees in the competitive division who have an aggregate of three years of continuous permanent service as of the closing date and are currently serving in the following title(s):

Fire Fighter 01839


Certification: In accordance with NJAC 5:73-1.6(b), (c) & (d), effective February 17, 2000, no person shall be promoted into a fire service position, the duties of which require the management of emergency operations, if such person has not first obtained at least an Incident Management Level 1 certification. Applicants must provide proof of the required certification at the time of appointment.

SPECIAL EXAMINATION INFORMATION


EXAMINATION: The examination items will be related to the duties of a Fire Captain. Final scores will be calculated by the following:

Parts / Weights
Test Component / 80%
Seniority Rating / 20%


Note: Please refer to our website at http://www.state.nj.us/csc for information regarding the Orientation Guide for this promotional examination.

The Orientation Guide will assist you in preparing for this promotional examination. Eligible applicants without access to the Internet can request a copy of the Orientation Guide by sending a postcard with your name, mailing address and symbol number along with the words "Orientation Guide". Please mail the postcard to N.J.C.S.C., Fire Unit, P.O. Box 310, Trenton, NJ 08625-0310.

Note: In accordance with NJS 11A: 5-14 veterans in first class cities must have an aggregate of one year of permanent status as a Fire Fighter as of the closing date.

**Please contact your Personnel Office for current salary information.

Make-up Examinations: Requests for make-up examinations based on medical grounds for public safety promotional exams must include a New Jersey Civil Service Commission Authorization for Public Safety Make-Up Examination Form.

NOTE: All requirements must be met as of the above closing date, however applications will be accepted up to and including September 17, 2014.

SPECIAL NOTE: IF YOU FILED AN APPLICATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DURING THE ORIGINAL POSTING PERIOD YOU DO NOT HAVE TO FILE AGAIN.

Amended 8/28/14

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
1. N.J.A.C. 4A:4-2.6 states that all requirements listed must be met as of the closing date, including jurisdiction, department, and permanent status.
2. YOU MUST COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION IN DETAIL. Failure to complete your application properly may cause you to be declared ineligible.
3. This examination is open to full-time and part-time permanent employees. If an employment list results from this announcement, it may be certified to fill both full-time and part-time positions. If 35- and 40-hour positions are used within the department, the resulting list may be used to fill either work week position.
4. N.J.A.C. 4A:4-1.5 states that any employee who is serving on a provisional basis and who fails to file for and take an examination which has been announced for his/her title SHALL BE SEPARATED FROM THE PROVISIONAL TITLE.
5. IN ACCORDANCE WITH NJAC 4A:4-2.9 MAKE-UP REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS OF RECEIPT OF THE EXAM NOTICE. However, in situations involving illness, death or natural disasters, make-up requests must be made in writing within five (5) days after the test date. Requests for make-up examinations based on medical grounds must include written documentation from your physician and must include a New Jersey Civil Service Commission Medical Authorization for Public Safety Make-Up Examination Form. Mail all material to NJCSC, Selection Services, Attn: Make-up, PO Box 310, Trenton, NJ 08625-0310 or fax it to (609) 984-1064.
6. If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, technical support and customer care are available during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and emergency closings. Please Email: OAS.support@csc.state.nj.us or call (609) 292-4144. Please note that application support requests received outside regular business hours on the closing date will not change the application filing deadline so PLEASE FILE EARLY.
DPF-256A * Revised 07/06