This Job Reports to: Training Officer
Cadet is a non-paid position and is the starting point in becoming a firefighter. At this position no guarantee of future employment is made. Cadets are covered under the Authority’s workman’s compensation insurance for injuries occurring only during training sessions approved by the Authority. Costs for any training shall be born by the Cadet. Upon completion and state certification of the Academy the Authority will reimburse the Cadet for the costs of the class and any books. Cadets are not paid to attend any training classes. Cadet firefighters enrolled in an Authority approved training academy and may respond to an emergency scene to observe and for training purposes.