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Northwest Fire District officials announced the applicationprocess for the upcoming academy has begun as they seek to fund newfirefighters with a federal grant.

The FederalEmergency Management Agency awarded the department a $1.52 million Staffing forAdequate Fire and Emergency Response grant to help pay the salary and benefits for 12 firefighter positions for two years, accordingto NWFD Capt. Adam Goldberg.

Veterans whoare chosen can be funded for three years.

Theapplication process is conducted online.

Thedepartment seeks candidates who are at least 18 years old with a high schooldiploma or GED, have a valid driver's license and are EMT or paramedic certified,nationally or in the state of Arizona, by May 5.

Officialssaid the process includes a video-based test, physical abilities test, and anoral board interview for the top-ranked candidates.

Applicationand testing information must be submitted by May 1 to be considered, Capt.Goldberg said.

Thedepartment was awarded a previous $1.44 million S.A.F.E.R. grant in 2006 thatallowed the district to increase staffing following several years of expansivegrowth within the northwest community.

For more information,visit http://www.northwestfire.org.

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