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This is only a listing of the job openings around the State of Florida, that we have been notified about. Do not refer any questions about the jobs to the Florida State Firefighter's Association, contact the City or Department where the opening is located.

If your City or Department has an opening that you would like listed here, simply Click Here and submit the required information to us. This service is free, but, YOU MUST USE THIS FORM TO SUBMIT OPENINGS. We will be glad to post it for you.

For information on becoming a firefighter, in the State of Florida, visit the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training web site.

 

Florida Fire Jobs
Job - Location Date Posted Closing Date
Firefighter/EMT - Cedar Hammock Fire and Rescue 03/06/15 03/30/15
CHIEF FIRE OFFICIAL - Orange County Public Schools 03/06/15 03/16/15
Firefighter/EMT - OCALA FIRE RESCUE 02/18/15 04/01/15
Firefighter/EMT - LAKE MARY FIRE DEPARTMENT 02/18/15 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT - Ormond Beach 02/04/15 03/28/15
Driver Engineer/Paramedic - Citrus County 11/26/14 Continuous
Fire Plans Examiner - Citrus County 11/18/14 Open Until Filled
Senior Plans Examiner - Fire Prevention - Reedy Creek Improvement District 11/12/14 Open Until Filled
Deputy Fire Chief - Haines City 10/27/14 Open Until Filled
Fire Inspector - Seminole Tribe of Florida - Hollywood 10/15/14 Open Until Filled
Communicator - Reedy Creek Improvement District 10/15/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/EMT - West Manatee 09/29/14 Continuous
Firefighter/Paramedic - Jefferson County 08/14/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Charlotte County 07/23/14 Continuous
 Firefighter/EMT - Charlotte County 07/21/14  Continuous
Firefighter/Paramedic - Reedy Creek Emergency Services 06/18/14 Establishing A List
Firefighter/EMT - Lake Mary 06/11/14 Establishing A List
Firefighter Paramedic - Little Gasparilla Island 05/07/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/EMT - Citrus County 04/05/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Longwood 03/08/14 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT - Clearwater 02/26/14 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/PM - Marion County 02/15/14 TBA
Combat Firefighter II - Levy County 11/05/13 Open Until Filled
Combat Firefighter I - Levy County 11/05/13 Open Until Filled

 

 Non Fire Department But Fire Related

Job Date Posted Closing Date
Firefighter EMT Paramedic Volunteer FF- (PalmBeach-Martin-St Lucie-Indian River) 11/15/14 Open Until Filled
Part Time Track Firefighter - Sebring International Raceway 09/21/13 Continuous
EMT/Ocean Lifeguard - Martin County 04/18/13 Open Until Filled

National & Regional Pre Hire Testing Programs
Where you can take one test to qualify for hiring of several regional departments

Program Area Covered
Fire Career Assistance Fire Related Jobs Around the Country
MESH Various Departments in Southeast Florida
National Testing Network Various areas of Florida, as well as other areas of the country.

Part time, off duty or work for retired Firefighters
  Posted Date Closing Date
Independent Contractor - Exterior Photos - BIS / York Risk Control Services Inc. 06/14/13 Continuous


Firefighter/EMT - Cedar Hammock Fire and Rescue
Job Description

Firefighter/EMT 

Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for future positions anticipated May - July, 2015. Testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by March 30, 2015 to be considered for this round of hiring.

Please direct all questions about the job posting to National Testing Network. Please do not call the district directly. FireTEAM and NTN CPAT testing are both required for this listing.

Salary

$38,935
Closing Date
03/30/2015
Requirements

Job Requirements

Age: 18

US Citizen: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: As required in NFPA 1582

Academy Certification:

Certified State of Florida Firefighter

Certified State of Florida EMT

 

For More Information

Health Insurance, FRS, Sick Leave, Vacation Leave 

City Information: Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue is an Independent Special Fire Control District servicing the unincorporated areas located in the Southwest portion of Manatee County. The district provides fire rescue services from 4 fully staffed fire stations located within a 27 square mile area responding to an average of 5,000 calls per year.

Population: 70,000

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS.  Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar.  A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions.  For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882.  For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

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CHIEF FIRE OFFICIAL - Orange County Public Schools

Job Description


Thank you for your interest in this position.  In order to be considered, you must apply online.  Please go to http://www.ocps.net/, Employment, Job Seekers, Register with OCPS and create an online profile.  Go to the Employment Opportunities tab and search for Management under the Hierarchy Level and start.  Click on the title of the position you are interested in and Apply.  Complete the application, security questionnaires and send application.  For assistance, please contact Sylvia Ficarrotto at sylvia.ficarrotto@ocps.net.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrated experience in effectively leading a diverse enterprise risk and safety portfolio within a large, complex public or private sector environment.  Comprehensive knowledge and experience in applying contemporary risk and safety principles, practices, technologies and techniques.  Knowledge of Florida Department of Education State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF) and the various codes and standards adopted by SREF such as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Florida Department of Health administrative rules.  Working knowledge of administrative rules promulgated by the State Fire Marshall, and demonstrated technical competency in interpreting and applying elements of the Florida Fire Prevention Code.  Knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to workers’ compensation and workplace safety to include OSHA regulations under 29 CFR 1910 and 1926.  Training and experience in the review of building plans and schematics to determine compliance with fire codes and other safety requirements.  Experience working with fire alarm, monitoring and suppression systems.  Experience coordinating pedestrian, traffic and vehicle safety programs.  Ability to coordinate and/or conduct health inspections to include those for food service operations and other areas required to meet sanitation standards.  Proven ability to think strategically and develop complex business cases and effective project execution plans.  Excellent project management skills and proven ability to lead cross-functional project teams.  Ability to apply principles of Lean Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methods within the work environment.  Possesses strong analytical, problem identification and resolution capabilities.  Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, effectively presenting ideas and providing plans, policies and procedures in a clear and concise manner to internal customers, team members and senior leadership.  Capability to consistently demonstrate a high degree of accountability, personal integrity and emotional maturity.  Demonstrated ability to effectively, continuously and discreetly work with confidential and potentially sensitive information.  Commitment to working with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

REPORTS TO:

Senior Director, Safety and Security

JOB GOAL:

A senior management position within Safety and Security that is directly responsible for providing strategic leadership and vision to the Office of Fire, Health and Safety (OFHS). This position is accountable for directing all OFHS functions, personnel and resources.  Position will lead, influence and inspire a highly regarded team of fire, health and safety professionals as they work to achieve the district’s goal of maintaining a “Safe Learning and Working Environment.”

SUPERVISES:

Administrator – Plans Examiner, Senior Specialist - Safety, Fire and Health Compliance (4) and Contracted Services

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.

Indoors and Outdoors:  The worker is subject to both environmental conditions.  Activities occur inside and outside.

Duties will require the ability to respond to incidents after hours, and work extended hours on site, possibly under difficult and trying circumstances.  Must maintain 24-hour availability via a wireless device capable of voice and data communications.  The incumbent will be considered “essential personnel” subject to being called back to the office or a district location at all times.
Duties may expose individual to personal risks as they observe and report details relating to potential and actual hazards, incidents and/or emergencies.  Position requires incumbents to work in all weather conditions, under extreme temperatures, around chemicals, chemical/smoke fumes, bio-hazards and electrical and mechanical hazards.

Position will be required to periodically work evening and weekend hours to ensure a presence during extracurricular activities, special events, town hall meetings and other activities as required by district-wide activity.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manifests a professional code of ethics and values.
* Responds to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
* Models the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization and management tasks.
* Serves as the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for the enforcement of all matters pertaining to life, health and fire safety.
* Serves as the Chief Fire Official directing fire and safety code enforcement activities; plan reviews and approvals and the issuance of occupancy permits for all construction projects.
* Oversees the Annual Comprehensive Facilities Inspection (ACFI) process ensuring timely completion of facilities inspections, communicates deficiencies to each facility’s responsible official, monitors efforts to correct noted deficiencies within the required timeframes, maintains all inspection records and submits annual compliance reports to the School Board and Florida Department of Education by the specified due dates.
* Manages the districts response to Health Department Inspection Reports (HDIR) ensuring that each report is entered into the appropriate database, provides on-site follow-up to major violations, coordinates with each site’s responsible official to remedy noted violations, facilitates district interaction with Health Department officials, maintains inspection records and completes all reporting requirements.
* Supervises area inspectors in the completion of annual school security risk and vulnerability assessments; reports findings to the appropriate Area Manager – Safety and Security, Senior Administrator – Enterprise Security Risk Solutions and school principal; loads all records and reports into appropriate portal and provides additional support as required.
* Provides leadership over the districts efforts to reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and lost work time.  Administers the district’s OSHA compliance efforts.  Integrates workplace safety into the ACFI process through the introduction and use of an OSHA Inspection Report (OIR).
* Manages the districts pedestrian and traffic safety program ensuring coordination between district business units, community partners and educational facilities.  Maintains external agency crossing guard relationships.  Supports school safety patrol and arrival/dismissal plan development.  Ensures annual school traffic safety assessments are conducted by area inspectors.  Develops safe routes to schools program.
* Implements high risk/specialized inspection programs to promote a safe environment and reduce the district’s exposure to insurance claims and legal risks.  Conducts athletic facility, food truck, playground equipment, school fair, stage and similar inspections to ensure healthy and safe conditions.  Works with each facility’s responsible official to remedy deficiencies.  Denies permits for non-compliance to fire, health and safety codes.
* Administers district floor captain program ensuring that assigned personnel receive periodic training on their roles and responsibilities.  Develops and maintains floor captain tracking application to manage assignments and monitor training.  Routinely communicates with participants.
* Coordinates site and/or remote video inspections for all construction projects to verify compliance with fire, health and safety codes.  Participates on all applicable construction and plan review committees.
* Establishes fire, health and safety training programs that reinforce safe workplace practices; reduces the occurrence of fire and safety-related events and ensures compliance with applicable legal requirements.  Develops and delivers fire prevention, safety and sanitation awareness programs.  Manages emergency egress and hazardous weather condition drill program implementing standards and ensuring compliance.
* Investigates accidents, fire incidents and health hazards involving students, employees and/or district equipment/facilities to determine cause; cooperates in the preparation of evidence and materials for compliance reporting, insurance investigations and legal actions.
* Establishes and sustains governance group to oversee the statutorily authorized use of safety funds to remedy fire, health and safety deficiencies. 
* Collaborates with fire service agencies, emergency services agencies, and the State Fire Marshall to ensure school safety, and promote effective prevention and response services.  Promotes use of tabletops and exercises to improve response protocols and build relationships. 
* Identifies opportunities to develop and deliver integrated inspection services.  Works closely with Building Code Compliance, Environmental Compliance and Facilities Maintenance in developing aligned and integrated programs and services.
* Generates business cases to secure authorization and funding for the implementation of fire, health and safety risk prevention and reduction initiatives.
* Represents school district on various working groups, maintains close professional relationships with local counterparts and participates in relevant professional associations.
* Leads program/service assessment, quality improvement and/or special study projects as assigned.
* Contributes to the development of standards and practices that ensure the department’s position as a model school district safety and security organization.
* Assists in the overall administration and management of departmental budgets, personnel, programs, resources and strategic initiatives to ensure that priorities are established and satisfied.
* Provides management support during critical incidents, emergent situations and special events.
 Follows the district’s policies and procedures as related to all HRMD guidelines, executive limitations, the district’s instructional initiatives and the school district’s charter guidelines.
 Follows the district’s policies and procedures as related to fixed assets.
 Develops leadership in subordinates.
 Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology being used by OCPS.  With the support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
 Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate information and accountable for the quality of information maintained by those they supervise.
 Responsible for self-development and keeping up to date on current research, trends and best practices relevant to the area of responsibility.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Salary

$73,056.00 - $85,060.00
Closing Date

March 16, 2015
Requirements

1. Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in an area of study relevant to the position (i.e., industrial hygiene, fire science, risk management, safety engineering or similar).
2. Five (5) years of progressively responsible senior management experience in directing enterprise level environmental, fire, health, risk and/or safety programs within a large public or private sector environment equal in scope to the duties and requirements of the position.
3. Current Florida Fire Safety Inspector I certification or equivalent.
4. Demonstrated success working with and through people in establishing goals, objectives and action plans to produce expected results.
5. Candidates meeting all of the minimum requirements and possessing one or any combination of the following certifications or training will be given preference
a.  Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
b. Florida Fire Inspector II certification or equivalent
c. Completion of State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF) training courses (i.e., SRF/69A-58 and Life Safety Awareness).
6. Must successfully pass a comprehensive background assessment.

 


For More Information
Thank you for your interest in this position.  In order to be considered, you must apply online.  Please go to http://www.ocps.net/, Employment, Job Seekers, Register with OCPS and create an online profile.  Go to the Employment Opportunities tab and search for Management under the Hierarchy Level and start.  Click on the title of the position you are interested in and Apply.  Complete the application, security questionnaires and send application.  For assistance, please contact Sylvia Ficarrotto at sylvia.ficarrotto@ocps.net.
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Firefighter/EMT - OCALA FIRE RESCUE

Job Description

 Job Classification: Firefighter/EMT

Ocala Fire Rescue is currently recruiting for Firefighter/EMT.  FireTEAM and CPAT testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by April 1, 2015.

Salary Information:  $32,580 - $51,104 Annually

Benefit Information: The City of Ocala provides a competitive, comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees. A summary of our benefit program can be found on our website at www.ocalafl.org under the Human Resources link.

General Statement of Position:
This a non-supervisory position which specializes in Fire Rescue operations which include the emergency medical care of sick and injured people and firefighting-related functions. This person works with other Firefighter EMT's or Firefighter Paramedics and is under the supervision of a Captain or Captain/designee.

Department Information: Ocala Fire Rescue is located in central Marion County, Florida, and has a 125 year storied history protecting the citizens and visitors to Ocala. Ocala Fire Rescue is over 140 personnel, responding to over 15,500 emergency incidents from six fire stations. Ocala Fire Rescue staffs six ALS Engines, four ALS non-transporting Rescues, one Aerial Tower, one Heavy Squad, and an ARFF vehicle for airport response. Ocala Fire Rescue Special Operations include Hazardous Materials, Technical Rescue, Urban Search and Rescue, and SWAT Medic.

City Information: Ocala is located in North Central Florida, in the center of Marion County, with a total area of approximately 39 miles.

Population: 56,000 resident populations. Ocala is the county seat and largest city in Marion County with daytime population exceeding 100,000.

Salary
$32,580 - $51,104 Annually
Closing Date
April 1, 2015
Requirements

Your CPAT and FireTEAM certifications can't expire and must remain current until the end of the hiring process which is due to end on April 1, 2015.

You must be Firefighter II and EMT certified and employable until the end of the hiring process which is due to end April, 2015.

For More Information
To schedule Fireteam testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOB.  Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar.  A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions.  For questions concerning the testing process, contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882.

Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ocala-Fire-Rescue/131267920253878?ref=.
Requirements=Job Requirements
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes, with an acceptable driving record.
Typical Qualifications:
Graduated from high school or GED.
College coursework in EMS, fire, or related fields is desirable.
Current Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance, per F.S. 633.34.
Current Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license.
Current American Heart Association BLS/Healthcare Provider card.
EVOC Certification required.
Current CPAT and FireTEAM test on file with National Testing Network (NTN).
Paramedic preferred.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Drivers License with an acceptable driving record.
Salary=$32,580 to $51,104 per year
Closing_Date=04/01/2015
Additional_Information=Candidates must also complete the City application at www.ocalafl.org
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Firefighter/EMT - LAKE MARY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Job Description

 Job Classification:  Firefighter/EMT

(Paramedics are eligible to apply, however, no incentive pay will be paid for this position.)

The Lake Mary Fire Department is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT.  This position requires FireTEAM testing through National Testing Network (NTN) and a valid CPAT.

 

Department Overview:  If you are looking for a department that gives you the opportunity to be actively involved with both department operations and community functions, then Lake Mary Fire Department may be right for you.

We are a very active department participating in a variety of community based functions as well as responding to almost 4000 calls per year. We respond to calls from two stations located within the city limits. Each station is staffed with three-person engine companies and a two-person rescue unit, both which are advance life support providers. In addition, we also provide transport services to those we treat. This insures our community receives the continuous care they deserve.

In addition to providing automatic aid services to the surrounding Cities and Seminole County. Lake Mary Fire Department's jurisdictional zone (JZ) includes 4 miles of Interstate (I-4) in which we provide emergency services.

Salary
 $37,069.76
Closing Date
 Continous
Requirements

Necessary Certifications:
•    Florida Minimum Standards Certification
•    Certificate of Compliance (as defined by Florida Statute 633.352)
•    Florida EMT Certification
•    Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO II)
•    Current CPR Card.
•    Valid Florida Driver's License.
•    High School Diploma or GED.
•    ICS-100, 200, 700 (must have or be able to complete these courses within six (6) months of being hired).
•    Successful completion of National Testing Network FireTEAM Testing and CPAT.

 

Benefit Information:  Health, dental, life, long term disability and vision insurances, paid Holidays & Personal Days, accrued Sick & Vacation time, free Employee Clinic, Retirement (457) & Pension plan, sick time buy back, longevity check and paid training.

 

For More Information
For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.lakemaryfl.com/fire-department

Area Information:  Lake Mary, The City of Lakes, is a popular family community in Seminole County, Florida.

Located approximately 18 miles north of Orlando just off Interstate 4, Lake Mary has never lost its focus of promoting a sense of community where people can live, work and play in a safe and friendly environment...that's part of the reason Lake Mary is still one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. Among other things Lake Mary is known for its well planned residential communities, excellent schools, prominent businesses, outstanding restaurants, and a variety of shopping opportunities. Please visit our website www.lakemaryfl.com and view the about Lake Mary link.

Additional_Information=The department also requires the candidate PHQ.  You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account.  The PHQ must be completed by the closing date (when posted) or you may not be considered further in the process.

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions.

City applications should not be submitted until applicants have been contacted by the department with invitations to proceed. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. Do not call the Department or Human Resources directly.

For updates and new job announcements, "Like" National Testing Network on Facebook.
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 Firefighter/EMT - Ormond Beach 

Job Description

The Ormond Beach Fire Department is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN). All testing must be completed by March 28, 2015.

Salary Information: $36,328 to $52,193 – All positions are entry level starting pay

Benefit Information: The City of Ormond Beach provides a competitive benefits package including:
•Paid medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums for employees
•Optional medical, dental, and vision insurance for dependents
•Paid life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance premiums for employees
•Optional life insurance for dependents
•Long term disability insurance for employees
•Optional voluntary benefits: accident, cancer, universal life and critical illness
•City pension system with a defined benefit (fully vested in the pension system after 10 years of service)
•Optional deferred compensation program
•Flexible spending accounts
•Direct deposit
•Annual Personal Leave of 132 hours for first year of employment
•Paid holidays
•Education assistance
•Employee Assistance Program

Department Overview: The Ormond Beach Fire Department protects a community of approximately 38,000 residents living in an approximately 36 square-mile area within the City limits of Ormond Beach, a coastal community. We also provide automatic aid through a Closest Unit Responses with neighboring cities and unincorporated areas of Volusia County. The Department consists of 46 career Firefighters with the ranks of Firefighter, Driver Engineer, Captain, Battalion Commanders and Fire Chief who are housed in four strategically located fire stations. Personnel are cross-trained as firefighter / paramedics or firefighter / EMT's. Staffing is divided into three shifts: A, B, and C. Each 24-hour shift is under the command of a Battalion Commander. Our department responds to approximately 7,000 emergencies annually. All communication services including 9-1-1 access and countywide dispatch are handled by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Fire/EMS/Police Communications Center. The Ormond Beach Fire Department provides Advanced Life Support emergency medical services. The transport of a patient is provided by Volusia County Emergency Medical Services.

Population: 38,000

Salary
$36,328 a year
Closing Date

03/28/2015


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Lawfully work in US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes

Necessary Certifications:
•Possession of a valid State of Florida Firefighter's Certificate of Compliance; and
•Possession of a valid State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic License; and
•Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC); and
•CPR-Healthcare Provider certification; and
•Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification (for paramedics)


For More Information

The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.

To apply and schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to
http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. Do not call the department directly. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Driver Engineer/Paramedic - Citrus County 

Job Description

The Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Driver Engineer/Paramedic or EMT. The department anticipates hiring for 4 open positions in the upcoming future. Citrus County requires both FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN). Only CPAT from an NTN location will be accepted for this position.

The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. Candidates are encouraged to complete the PHQ as soon as possible to avoid any possible delays in the hiring process.

Salary Information: $11.96/hour for 24 hour shifts or $16.53/hour for 12 hour shifts.

General Description of Duties: Regular, full time position working 24hr shifts and on-call as needed. Requires highly technical independent work in fire equipment/apparatus operations; skill in emergency vehicle driving, hydraulics, strategic positioning of fire rescue apparatus/equipment at critical incidents, and the application of fire science technology in fire prevention, control and suppression activities. Performs routine maintenance of assigned equipment/apparatus; performs minor repairs within scope of mechanical abilities; diagnoses real or potential equipment/apparatus malfunctions and documents repair/maintenance needs accordingly; determines operational status of assigned equipment/apparatus. Performs routine station tasks to maintain the unit’s state of operational readiness; participates in on-going training; participating in pre-fire planning; maintaining personal physical conditioning; maintaining navigational knowledge of the assigned area’s geographical/structural/roadways infrastructure (including associated safety hazards); and cleaning and maintenance of facilities and living quarters.

This position is responsible for responding to fires, responds as part of a unit/team to emergency scenes, natural disasters or other critical incidents including, but not limited to, hazardous materials spills, hurricanes, automotive accidents, building collapses, civil disturbances, explosions, water incidents, and aircraft crashes. Works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.

Salary

$11.96/hour for 24 hour shifts or $16.53/hour for 12 hour shifts.

Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes or resident alien.
High School Grad/GED: Yes, or GED equivalency certification.
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Must have and maintain a current/valid Florida Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment

Certifications:
• Documentary proof of Certification as a State of Florida Firefighter II and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic by the State of Florida (preferred) is required
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
• Florida State Certified Pump Operator is required
• Documentary proof of successful completion of a 40 hour Aerial Operations Class.
• Emergency Vehicle Operator Certification (EVOC) from an accredited certification institution is required.

Requirements:
• Minimum of two (2) years of career/full time experience as a Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/PM.
• Must not have any felony convictions
• Must not have any misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false statements
• Tobacco Free: applicants must not have used tobacco products for a minimum of one year prior to the date of hire and will not be permitted to use tobacco products at any time, whether on or off duty.
• Discharge from military under honorable conditions
• Successfully pass a background investigation
• Undergo a computer voice stress analysis and satisfactorily complete a medical examination, including drug screen
• Applicants will be required to successfully complete a written exam, physical abilities testing and medical scenario based testing.


For More Information

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Fire Plans Examiner - Citrus County 

Job Description

Reviews development and fire protection plans and conducts inspections for new and existing buildings for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Enters permitting data into computerized database. Assists customers with code compliance via phone and in person. Provides oral and written responses to inquiries from construction industry professionals and building owners concerning plan review, code interpretations, and code requirements. Meets with customers and contractors in person to explain deficiencies. Reviews updates to Fire Prevention Codes. Researches coding standards. Computes permit fees. Conducts ongoing inspections for compliance, explains deficiencies, and answers questions. Performs related work as required.

Salary

$18.39 hourly Range $18.39-$27.03

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

High School diploma or GED. Specific knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature, which may be obtained with a two-year Associates degree or equivalent from a college, technical, business, or vocational school.
Must possess a Florida certification as a Fire Safety Inspector.
Four years of work experience in fire protection, construction, architecture, or a related field or any combination of training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Must have or obtain within 90 days of employment, certification in the NIMS or Incident Command System courses 100B, 200B, 700A and 800B.
Must possess a valid Florida driver license.
Must successfully pass an employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination and drug test.


For More Information

HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must compete the electronic Citrus County Board of County Commissioners employment application online at www.bocc.citrus.fl.us . ALL POSITIONS CLOSE AT 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above.
Citrus County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.
PREFERENCE IN APPOINTMENT WILL BE GIVEN TO ELIGIBLE VETERANS AND QUALIFIED SPOUSES.
A copy of a DD-214 or other supporting documentation must be submitted by mail to: Human Resources Department, Suite 178 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto FL 34461 or fax to 352/527-5372 no later than by closing date.


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Senior Plans Examiner - Fire Prevention - Reedy Creek Improvement District 

Job Description

HOURS: 40 Hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES: Analyzing, evaluating, recommending modifications and approving fire protection plans and systems in new construction and existing structures. Must have extensive knowledge in firefighting methods, building construction, fire exit, alarm and sprinkler regulations, and all related fire code requirements for buildings in the State of FL. Meets with public, engineers, contractors, and developers to review construction plans to ensure structures meet state and federal fire code and ordinance compliance standards. Performs duties required of Fire Safety Inspector or Fire Marshal as necessary.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Salary

Pay ranges from $1,196 to $1,550 per week

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

Minimum of five years (seven preferred) of plans examination experience with fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, life safety code or combination thereof – utilizing the FL Fire Prevention Code. Seven years of proven experience in layout and design of fire alarm or sprinkler systems, or NICET Level 4 certification in Fire Alarm Systems or Water Based Fire Protection Systems Layout may be substituted for plans examination experience. Must be certified as a Fire Inspector I in the State of FL. Two year (four year preferred) college degree in fire science or fire engineering. Must obtain the Certified Fire Plans Examiner designation from the National Fire Protection Association within two years of hire. Must possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints, construction plans, specifications and technical drawings and review same for compliance with FL Administrative Code 6IG15. Must have a valid FL Driver License. State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards is preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


For More Information

SEND RESUME TO:
RCID – Human Resources
Attn: Patrick Midthun
P. O. Box 10170
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Fax: 407-828-2633
Email:
pmidthun@rcid.org


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Deputy Fire Chief - Haines City 

Job Description

Under the direction of the Public Safety Director, assists in providing administrative direction and leadership for all Fire Department operations, equipment, and personnel. Manages daily operations necessary to achieve exemplary services for the protection of life and property through efficient and effective implementation of fire suppression and prevention, emergency medical response, and other emergency and non-emergency related services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Responsible for the daily management of all operations necessary to achieve exemplary services for the protection of life and property through efficient and effective implementation of fire suppression and prevention, emergency medical response, and other emergency and non-emergency related services. Performs duties necessary to manage and direct Department personnel to achieve Department and organizational goals and objectives.

2. Responsible for ensuring appropriate certifications and/or licenses are achieved and maintained by Department personnel. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning and directing activities to ensure on-going internal and/or external job related training and professional development of personnel to be in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Occupational Health and Safety, and organizational policies, practices and standards.

3. Responsible to perform duties necessary to identify Department efficiencies and deficiencies through the analysis of fire, medical, emergency and non-emergency responsive services; coordinating and conducting performance reviews; identification and resolution of inefficiencies; and the development and implementation of programs.

4. Responsible for the planning, preparing and monitoring of the Department budget, to include analyses and recommendations regarding operational, personnel, and equipment requirements.

5. Performs additional duties as assigned, which may include field response related to fire suppression, and emergency medical and other emergency and non-emergency response services. Performs duties of incident commander at fire and medical scenes, and as directed by the Public Safety Director.

Salary

$64,552.58 to $80,000.00 (Annual DOQ)

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of an advanced education from an accredited educational institution of higher learning resulting in a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or related field, ten (10) years of work related experience, a State of Florida Fire Officer I certification and Fire Service Instructor I are required. A Master’s Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration or related field is preferred and may substitute for up to three (3) years of work related experience. Fire Officer II and III certification, Fire Service Instructor II and III certification are also preferred. Must possess good oral and written communication skills. Must be able to read and understand Federal and State regulations, Occupational Health and Safety, and City policies and procedure manuals. Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner, and have the ability to successfully work with confidential information. Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment. Ability to serve in a leadership role in the event of EOC activation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working and professional relationships with City and other public employees, public officials, contractors, consultants, vendors, media, and the general public. Must possess a valid Florida Class E driver license. Must pass post offer pre-employment Drug Screen, Physical Examination, and applicable Background Checks.


For More Information

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the City of Haines City, Human Resources Department at 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844. Job announcements are also available at www.hainescity.com.


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Fire Inspector - Seminole Tribe of Florida - Hollywood 

Job Description

The incumbent in this position is responsible for assuring compliance with all applicable Fire Prevention and Life Safety Codes. This includes Life Safety Inspections, Plan Reviews, Fire Investigations, and Public Education programs. The incumbent will educate the Seminole Tribe Community Members and employees in the detection and elimination of fire hazards. The Inspector will investigate complaints regarding hazards/violations and conducts fire drills in schools within the Seminole Tribe of Florida Reservations.

Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date

Open Until Filled 


Requirements

State of Florida Fire Inspector I certification is required. Minimum of one (1) year experience performing inspections and code enforcement work is preferred. State of Florida Fire & Life Safety Educator or Fire Instructor I certification is required within the first year of employment. Must possess a valid Florida Class “E” Driver’s License. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) certificate is required within three months of employment. The Inspector must be able to travel to all reservations and to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.


For More Information

To apply, please visit http://www.semtribe.com/Employment/jobposting/ or fax resumes to 954-967-3477


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Communicator - Reedy Creek Improvement District

Job Description

HOURS: 40 hours weekly, rotating 10 hour shifts

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is in the Communications Center and is accountable for receiving 911 emergency calls and computer controlled automatic alarm system information, obtaining information, and dispatching appropriate personnel and equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires long periods of sitting and ability to work under stressful conditions.

Salary
 Minimum starting wage rate $15.63 per hour
Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED is required; three to six months of related experience is preferred. A Florida State 911 Telecommunicator certification, Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), and Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD) certifications through the National Academy of Emergency Dispatch (NAED) are preferred. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, as well as additional certifications through A.P.C.O. or N.E.N.A. are desired. Must possess a valid Florida Driver license and maintain insurability. Must have the ability to maintain composure in an emergency situation and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and direct dispatch personnel and equipment under stressful conditions. Must have proficiency with windows-based computer programs.


For More Information

TO APPLY, SEND RESUME TO:
RCID – Human Resources
Attn.: Patrick Midthun
P. O. Box 10170
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Fax: 407-828-2633
Email:
pmidthun@rcid.org

*** Please submit one resume; email is preferred over fax / mail. ***


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Firefighter/EMT - West Manatee

Job Description


West Manatee Fire Rescue is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for the Firefighter/EMT position. Testing is conducted through National Testing Network (NTN).

Pay & Benefits: WMFR offers a competitive salary and benefits package with a beginning salary, (as of October 1, 2013), is $42,033 for probationary FF/EMT to $59,054 for FF/EMT 1st class. The District has a Chapter 175 pension plan for firefighters, health, dental and vision coverage’s, 457 deferred compensation plan, post employment health plan, wellness plan, disability benefits, death benefits, educational benefit, specialty pay and longevity pay.

Department/City Information: West Manatee Fire & Rescue is an Independent Special Fire Control District located on the West Side of Manatee County, Florida. The district is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on the west, Tampa Bay on the north, Town of Longboat Key on the south and the City of Bradenton on the East. The District includes the three cities of Anna Maria Island: City of Anna Maria, City of Bradenton Beach and the City of Holmes Beach. The district also serves the unincorporated area of Cortez, Palma Sola and Northwest Bradenton. Our District is approximately 18 square miles with an annual population of 34,705 that increases to 47,705 during season (November through April). We also have over 2.4 million visitors to our public beaches each year.

Our District has 3 fire stations, employs 42 career and 30 reserve members that protect an area valued at $5 billion on 19,691 parcels. The operating budget for fiscal year 2012-13 is $5,667,619 and a capitol/reserve budget of $5,299,610.
Population: 47,705

Salary
$42,033 per year
Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes, or lawfully work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: No
Prior Experience: No


For More Information

The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your NTN candidate account.

Please direct all questions about the job posting to National Testing Network. Please do not call the District directly.

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to
http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. Do not call the department directly. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Firefighter/Paramedic - Jefferson County

Job Description

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Responds to emergency medical calls and provides direct patient care in compliance with the department’s SOPs, protocols and directives.
•Responds to fire and rescue calls and performs suppression, rescue, ventilation and rehabilitation in compliance with the department’s SOPs and directives.
•Assesses and coordinates the resources and personnel to facilitate safety and quality care for all patients.
•Safely operates ambulances and first response units within the guidelines set forth by the department.
•Promotes departmental policies, procedures, objectives, safety, and infection control and quality assurance programs.
•Follows written Standard Operating Procedures and verbal directives as applicable to emergency medical services for the department.
•Shall complete, or assure completion, and properly file required forms of the department.
•Participates in a quality assurance program through post-incident analysis and debriefings.
•Initiates and assists in developing and implementing improvements identified by a quality assurance program.
•Achieves Continuous Quality Improvement benchmarks as established by the Medical Director.
•Performs scheduled inspections and minor maintenance of equipment and facilities.
•Cleans and/or decontaminates apparatus and equipment as outlined in the departments Exposure Control Plan and applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
•Interacts effectively, professionally, tactfully, and confidentially with patients, general public and all participating agencies; dispatch, law enforcement, medical and hospital personnel.
•Conducts educational and public relations’ activities in health and fire safety.
•Other duties as assigned by the shift lieutenant.


Salary

48/96 work schedule $37,080 per year with built in overtime


Closing Date

Open until filled


Requirements

Shall possess and maintain a Valid Drivers License issued by the State of Florida and be insurable to operate County vehicles and equipment.
Shall possess and maintain a certificate of completion of an Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (E.V.O.C) from a State of Florida or a nationally recognized provider at time of hire.
Shall possess and maintain a Florida Fire Fighter II certification at time of hire.
Shall possess and maintain a State of Florida Paramedic certification / license at time of hire.
Shall be tobacco free for one year at time of hire.


For More Information

Go to www.jeffersoncountyfl.gov. Under County Departments click Fire & Rescue, see additional description for job posted and download application and mail to address given.


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Firefighter Paramedic - Charlotte County

Job Description

The Charlotte County Fire and EMS is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firemedic. The department currently has 5 open positions. Candidates will need both FireTEAM and CPAT testing through National Testing Network (NTN) for this position.

Benefit Information: Generous benefit package includes health insurance, paid holidays, sick/annual leave and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Contact Information:
Jessica Hernandez-Parkman
Human Resources Coordinator
jessica.hernandez-parkman@charlottefl.com

Department Information: Charlotte County Fire and EMS covers just less than 700 square miles from 16 stations. We are a combined Fire and Emergency Medical Service deploying 12 ALS Rescues and 13 Engines, 8 of these ALS. We are adding 2 Rescues to the fleet in October 2013.
Opportunities include Marine Operations, Special Operations (hazmat, confined space, high angle rescue, trench rescue and structural collapse), and ARFF (Airport Rescue Firefighting).
This is skilled firefighting work involving the protection of life and property through firefighting and rescue operations and trained emergency medical work utilizing advanced medical techniques under the policies, procedures and treatment protocols by the Medical Director.
Population: As of 2012 162,981


Salary

$47,960.64 - $71,955.52


Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

Age: 19
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: No, but 2-year degree preferred

Academy Certification: DOT approved certification as a Paramedic, State of Florida; certification as a Firefighter, State of Florida; valid certification and maintenance as an A.C.L.S. provider; valid certification and maintenance of an approved 16 hour E.V.O.C.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Thorough knowledge of advanced emergency medical practices, procedures, techniques and protocols.
• Knowledge of all standards as set forth by the State of Florida in Florida Statutes, Chapter 401 and Florida Administrative Code 64J-1, relative to function.
• Knowledge of all detailed Firefighter duty standards as set forth by N.F.P.A. 1001.
• Ability to work for sustained periods under pressure and constantly changing situations.


For More Information

The department requires candidates to fill out the County application at agency.governmentjobs.com/charlottecountyfl/default.cfm.

Charlotte County Fire and EMS requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed or you may not be considered further in the process.

To schedule FireTEAM testing, go to
http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on Firefighter Jobs. Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page and following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements,”Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Firefighter/EMT - Charlotte County

Job Description

The Charlotte County Fire and EMS is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT. Candidates will need both FireTEAM and NTN CPAT testing for this position. Testing is administered through National Testing Network (NTN).

Benefit Information: Generous benefit package includes health insurance, paid holidays, sick/annual leave and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Contact Information:
Jessica Hernandez-Parkman
Human Resources Coordinator
jessica.hernandez-parkman@charlottefl.com

Department Information: Charlotte County Fire and EMS covers just less than 700 square miles from 16 stations. We are a combined Fire and Emergency Medical Service deploying 12 ALS Rescues and 13 Engines, 8 of these ALS. We are adding 2 Rescues to the fleet in October 2013.
Opportunities include Marine Operations, Special Operations (hazmat, confined space, high angle rescue, trench rescue and structural collapse), and ARFF (Airport Rescue Firefighting).
This is skilled firefighting work involving the protection of life and property through firefighting and rescue operations and emergency medical work utilizing the policies, procedures and treatment protocols of the Medical Director. Work may be performed under the supervision of a Paramedic but may require individual and team action of all medical requirements exclusive of those Paramedic duties as defined.

Population: As of 2012 162,981


Salary

$41,408.64 - $62,142.08


Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: No, but 2-year degree preferred
Academy Certification: State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician certification; current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider, and Florida State Firefighter certification. Valid certification and maintenance of an approved 16 hour E.V.O.C.


For More Information

The department requires candidates to fill out the County application at www.agency.governmentjobs.com/charlottecountyfl/default.cfm.

Charlotte County Fire and EMS requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed or you may not be considered further in the process.

To schedule FireTEAM testing, go to
http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on Firefighter Jobs. Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page and following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Fire Protection Systems Technician - Reedy Creek Improvement District

Job Description

CLASSIFICATION: Fire Protection Systems Technician

HOURS: 40 hours – Evening hours may be required - Rotating

RESPONSIBILITIES: Inspections of all water-based fire protection systems within the District including, but not limited to; water sprinkler systems, water spray systems, foam-water sprinkler systems, standpipes, combination standpipes and sprinkler systems, all piping that is an integral part of the system beginning at the point where the piping is used exclusively for fire protection.


Salary

Minimum starting salary $19.71/hr.


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge and experience in fire prevention and building codes. Must have two years of related experience and/or training in fixed water-based fire protection systems, inspection practices, maintenance requirements and documentation and records management as required by Florida Statute 633, Fire Prevention and Control. Fire Protection Systems Technician(s) are required to hold a NICET Level 2 certification in Inspection and Testing of Water Based Systems to perform system inspections; and maintain inspection and maintenance records for those systems. Fire Safety Inspector certification is preferred. If Fire Safety Inspector certification is not held at the time of hire, it must be acquired within 24 months as a condition of continued employment. An Associate’s Degree is preferred. Must also have a valid Florida Driver’s License and maintain insurability under the District’s commercial vehicle insurance coverage.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Regularly required to stand, walk, reach with arms, talk and hear. Occasionally required to sit, climb, stoop, kneel or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant sedation, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be capable of wearing and using respiratory protection.


For More Information

Send resume to:
RCID – Human Resources
Attn: Patrick Midthun
1900 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Fax 407-828-2633;
Email –
pmidthun@rcid.org
www.rcid.org


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Firefighter/EMT - Lake Mary

Job Description

The Lake Mary Fire Department is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires FireTEAM testing through National Testing Network (NTN) and a valid CPAT.

The department also requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date (when posted) or you may not be considered further in the process.

Benefit Information: Paid Holidays & Personal Days, Accrued Sick & Vacation time, free employee clinic, Retirement (457) & Pension plan, sick time buy back, longevity check and paid training.

Contact Information:
Jennifer Tate
Human Resources Specialist
jtate@lakemaryfl.com

Department Overview: If you are looking for a department that gives you the opportunity to be actively involved with both department operations and community functions, then Lake Mary Fire Department may be right for you.

We are a very active department participating in a variety of community based functions as well as responding to almost 4000 calls per year. We respond to calls from two stations located within the city limits. Each station is staffed with three-person engine companies and a two-person rescue unit, both which are advance life support providers. In addition, we also provide transport services to those we treat. This insures our community receives the continuous care they deserve.

In addition to providing automatic aid services to the surrounding Cities and Seminole County, Lake Mary Fire Department's jurisdictional zone (JZ) includes 4 miles of Interstate (I-4) in which we provide emergency services.

Our mission is to safeguard the quality of life for our community.

For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.lakemaryfl.com/fire-department. Do not call the department directly.
Area Information: Lake Mary, The City of Lakes, is a popular family community in Seminole County, Florida.

Located approximately 18 miles north of Orlando just off Interstate 4, Lake Mary has never lost its focus of promoting a sense of community where people can live, work and play in a safe and friendly environment...that's part of the reason Lake Mary is still one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. Among other things Lake Mary is known for its well planned residential communities, excellent schools, prominent businesses, outstanding restaurants, and a variety of shopping opportunities. Please visit our website www.lakemaryfl.com and view the about Lake Mary link.

Lake Mary was ranked by CNN as one of the best places to live in the country. It’s no secret that Lake Mary’s city lakes, picturesque trail system, tree-lined streets and a great golf course provide the ideal Florida lifestyle.
Population: Approx. 35,000 day/ 15,000 night


Salary

$35,992 a year


Closing Date

Building an eligibility list 


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes

Necessary Certifications:
• Florida Minimum Standards Certification
• Certificate of Compliance (as defined by Florida Statute 633.352)
• Florida EMT or Paramedic Certification
• Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO II)
• Current CPR Card.
• Valid Florida Driver's License.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• ICS-100, 200, 700
• Successful completion of National Testing Network FireTEAM Testing and CPAT.


For More Information

Do not call the department directly.

Drug testing is required for this position.

Successful applicant will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation including, but not limited to, driver’s license review, arrest/conviction records, and a Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA). A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history.

Applicant selected for employment will be required to sign a conditional offer pending successful completion of a drug screen.

City applications should not be submitted until applicants have been contacted by the department with invitations to proceed.

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, "Like" National Testing Network on Facebook.

 


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Firefighter Paramedic - Little Gasparilla Island

Job Description

Must be State of Florida certified as a Firefighter Paramedic. This is a resident FF/Paramedic position utilities paid. Salary is $32,000 a year. Low call volume 50-70 calls a year. Lots of training opportunities. Need a team player who is willing to help build a department. Excellent customer service skills a must Immediate opening.

Salary

$32,000

Closing Date

Open until filled

Requirements

Florida Firefighter 2 Paramedic, ACLS, CPR, EVOC.

For More Information

Needed immediately. Contact Chief Demeter 850-501-6046.  

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Firefighter/EMT - Citrus County

Job Description

The Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT. Citrus County requires both FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN). Only CPAT from an NTN location will be accepted for this position.

General Description of Duties: Regular, full time position working 24hr or 12hr shifts. This is technical work in the field of emergency response in the application of the prevention, control, and suppression of fire (both structural and non-structural); emergency medical care; and in response to natural and human-made disasters. Work is public safety oriented in the protection of life and property through the application of technical knowledge, skills, and abilities in the fields of fire science, hazardous materials management, building construction, and emergency medicine. Work is of a physical nature and involves an element of personal danger. Employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discretion in addressing emergency situations. Work assignments and instructions are received from a supervisor who reviews work methods and results through observation, reports and discussion. Incumbents perform essential functions as outlined herein according to location and functional assignment area. Performs related work as directed.

This position is responsible for responding to fires, or other emergency scenes, natural disasters or other critical incidents including, but not limited to, hazardous materials spills, hurricanes, automotive accidents, building collapses, civil disturbances, explosions, water incidents, and aircraft crashes. Works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.


Salary

$10.86/hour for 24 hour shifts or $14.48/hour for 12 hour shifts

Closing Date

Open until Filled

Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes or can lawfully work in US.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Must have and maintain a current/valid Florida Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment

Certifications:
• Documentary proof of Certification as a State of Florida Firefighter II and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic by the State of Florida( preferred) is required;
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
• State Certified Pump Operator is preferred but not required.
• Emergency Vehicle Operator Certification (EVOC) from an accredited certification institution is required
• Candidates must email proof of the listed certifications to jconley@sheriffcitrus.org. Please only email certifications.

Requirements:
• Must not have any felony convictions
• Must not have any misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false statements
• Tobacco Free: applicants must not have used tobacco products for a minimum of one year prior to the date of hire and will not be permitted to use tobacco products at any time, whether on or off duty.
• Discharge from military under honorable conditions
• Successfully pass a background investigation
• Undergo a computer voice stress analysis and satisfactorily complete a medical examination, including drug screen
• Applicants will be required to successfully complete a written exam, physical abilities testing and medical scenario based testing.

All transfers and promotions within the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office are made without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age marital status, or disability.


For More Information

The department requires the candidate PHQ. This questionnaire can be accessed through the candidate’s NTN account. Candidates are encouraged to complete the PHQ as soon as possible to avoid any possible delays in the hiring process.

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com  and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Firefighter Paramedic - Longwood

Job Description

The Longwood Fire Department is currently hiring and building an ongoing eligibility list.

FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN) are required for this position.

The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.

Salary Information: $33,999.93 with additional compensation for Paramedic after County Certification clearance from Medical Director

Benefit Information: Employees may enjoy benefits including health, dental, AFLAC, life and disability insurance, legal services, sick and vacation pay, attractive pension/retirement benefits and more.

General Statement of Job:
Performs responsible protective service work in fire suppression and basic or advanced emergency medical services; does related work as required. Work is often performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Department Overview: The City of Longwood Fire Department is a full service Fire Department responding to approximately 4,000 alarms per year. The Department offers advanced life support, medical transport, fire suppression, and fire safety training.
In addition to emergency scene operations, the Fire Department is proactively engaged in emergency management planning, the review of construction plans, on site code and standard compliance through fire and life safety inspections.
The Longwood Fire Department proudly holds an Insurance Service Office (I.S.O.) rating of three. The Department currently has a staff of 40 and operates out of two stations (15 & 17) strategically located throughout the City of Longwood to provide a maximum response in a minimum time frame.

Area Information: The City of Longwood is located in the heart of the State of Florida and just a short drive away from what is very likely one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, the Orlando Metro Area. This area includes such world class theme park destinations as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Wet N' Wild and many more. The attractive beaches of the Atlantic Coast are under an hour away. There are at least 10 golf courses within 15 miles of the City. Natural lands and trails abound offering hiking, biking, camping, fishing and many other outdoor activities. This is just a taste of what the City of Longwood has to offer for visitors and residents alike.

Population: 13,751


Salary

$33,999.93 per year

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Lawfully work in US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: As required per NFPA 1582
Academy Certification: Yes

Necessary Certifications:
Candidate must have graduated from high school or equivalency. Candidate must possess a class “D” driver’s License valid in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record. Candidate must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for position as established by the department and or the State of Florida.
Candidate must have State of Florida certification in Firefighting II (or equivalent as issued by the Florida Division of the State Fire Marshal). Candidate must have current cards in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Education for Pre Hospital Professionals (PEPP) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS). Candidate must have possession of Paramedic certificate valid in the State of Florida. Candidate must have or be able to complete ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800 courses within six (6) months of hire. A valid CPAT obtained from National Testing Network within the last 12 months from the closing date.


For More Information

To apply and sign up for pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT link on the main page and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

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Firefighter/EMT - Clearwater

Job Description

The City of Clearwater is currently building an eligibility list for future positions.

Benefit Information:
Health and Wellness
• 100% Health Care employee coverage
• Option for dependent health care
• Life Insurance
• Optional Dental Coverage
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Retirement
• General Employee Pension Plan
• Voluntary Tax-deferred 457 Plan
Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves
• 13 paid holidays per year
• 10 to 20 vacation days per year
Other benefits
• Competitive Salaries
• IAFF Local 1158
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Training and development
• Travel compensation
• Military leave
• Bereavement leave
• Credit union membership
• Discount coupons
• Service awards
• Special Team opportunities (SWAT, Dive, Technical Rescue and Honor Guard)
• Employee recognition awards
• AFLAC
• Vision Plan

The Organization: The City of Clearwater operates under a Council/ Manager form of government. The Fire Chief reports directly to the City Manager and is assisted in his administration of the department by a Deputy Chief, four Assistant Chiefs and support staff. In August 2011, Clearwater Fire & Rescue became a Nationally Accredited Fire Agency. The Department serves a fire protection district of 42.5 square miles that includes approximately 133,000 City/County residents. The community is currently served by 8 fire stations. The stations are strategically located to provide 4-6 minute response times throughout the City. Clearwater Fire responds to approximately 25,000 calls for service annually, with about 85% being requests for Emergency Medical Services. Clearwater Fire is a full-service Department providing non-emergency and emergency response services including Fire Prevention, Fire and Life Safety Education, Emergency Management, Advanced Life Support Rescue, Fire Suppression, Heavy Rescue and Extrication, and Marine Rescue.

Community Background: Located between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, the City of Clearwater combines the natural beauty of a tropical environment with safe, affordable, active living and opportunities for personal and professional prosperity. From relaxing on our world acclaimed white sandy beaches to boating, from dolphin watching to fishing, from cheering the Philadelphia Phillies in spring training to attending theater and concert events at Ruth Eckerd Hall and Coachman Park, Clearwater offers a lifestyle for everyone. No better location can be found which places more of an emphasis on integrating career, community and lifestyle than the City of Clearwater.

Clearwater's quality of life is reflective of the people who live in it. Our vital, growing city has an active population of 110,000 citizens who are accustomed to high quality services and resources, and who are active partners with the City through numerous neighborhood and community programs.

Population: 110,000


Salary

$38,039 a year

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes, Lawfully work in US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Vision correctable to 20/40 or better in both eyes

Necessary Certifications:
• State of Florida Firefighter Certification
• State of Florida EMT Certification
• Successful completion of CPAT and NTN FireTeam Testing

Residency Requirements:
Individuals hired as Firefighters are required to establish and/or maintain a bona fide residence in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco or Hernando County.


For More Information

To Apply:
• Complete City of Clearwater application @ www.myclearwater.com
• To schedule Fireteam testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOB. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882.

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Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/PM - Marion County

Job Description

The Marion County Fire & Rescue is currently building an eligibility list Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/PM. A closing date for testing may be established at a future date. Candidates must have a valid CPAT for this position.

Benefit Information: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Dental, Vision and 125 Flexible Spending Account

Department Overview: Opportunities for career knowledge and growth in EMS and Fire, Haz-Mat Team and Technical Rescue Team.

Area Information: In addition to our excellent workforce, you will be pleased to find thousands of acres of national forest, many miles of recreational trails and waterways, beautiful horse farms and an amazing countryside that is not only unique to Florida but a one-of-a-kind environment in the Southeast.

Ocala/Marion County is nationally recognized for its top assets, such as affordable housing and lifestyle. Designations include:
- Fifth best place to live in America.
- 11th Most Livable Small City (Ocala).
- Top 50 Best Small Metropolitan Areas.
- America's Top 100 Places to Live.

Population: 338,000


Salary

$8.98/$26, 926.53 Firefighter
$9.83/$29,475.55 Firefighter/EMT
$11.83/$35,472.55 Firefighter/PM

Closing Date

TBA

Requirements

US Citizen: Yes, or lawfully work in US.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Determined during pre-employment pre-screening
Academy Certification: Yes
Necessary Certifications:
• Certificate of compliance
• Florida issued EMT License
• Florida issued PM License
• Current CPR Certification
• ACLS Certification(PM only)

For More Information

To apply and sign up for pre-employment testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

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Combat Firefighter II - Levy County

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

This is a highly skilled and experienced position specializing in public safety work in the protection of life and property through performance of general firefighting duties and responsibilities of an emergency and hazardous nature. An employee in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise judgment in meeting emergencies.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Performs firefighting duties and First Responder duties for the protection of life and property and operates fire equipment as emergencies and conditions demand.
• Performs all duties that are required of a First Responder.
• Learns, understands, and abides by all Fire Department operations, procedures, rules and regulations, and County Personnel and Safety Rules and Regulations. Participates in training sessions dealing with rescue and emergency situations.
• Maintains vehicle(s) in efficient operating condition and maintains clean and well-stocked apparatus(s).
• Operates vehicle radios in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
• Completes all necessary paperwork.
• Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of living quarters, grounds keeping of area around the assigned station, etc.
• Services and makes repairs to firefighting equipment as assigned, performing such duties as inspecting, cleaning and testing apparatus daily.
• Be able to determine and understand fire behavior, the burning process, heat transfer, products of combustion, classification of fires, and the methods used for extinguishment.
• Operate and inspect a variety of types of fire extinguishers, how to tie and utilize ropes and knots for equipment and safety.
• Thorough understanding of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), types, how and when to use, inspection, care, and safety precautions regarding the SCBA.
• Will use a 35 foot extension ladder that weighs up to 185 pounds and is lifted by a two-person team when necessary.
• Able to use forcible entry tools, as well as understanding of types, care, maintenance, and safety usage of these tools.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required)

Performs the following:

• Upon arrival at the scene of a major incident, may be required to lay supply line (fire hose) manually using both hands, pull supply line from back of fire truck, and wrap it around hydrant and visually monitors truck.
• Manually attach fire hose to hydrant and manually uses hydrant wrench, turns hydrant to allow water to flow. Physical strength is required to turn on hydrant valve.
• Reports and receives additional verbal instructions.
• Pull 200 feet of pre-connected 1 3/4 inch attack line from side of vehicle and hold line with both hands, while advancing toward fire.
• Assists in placement and utilization of heavy appliance (a device which allows the flow of large amounts of water).
• Lift line over shoulder and use physical strength to continually pull line.
• Upon charging of attack lines proceed to fire scene, stand, and hold line to fire base.
• Bends, stoops, but mainly crawls while inside of structures and pulls line along to put out fires.
• Due to circumstances of fires will remain inside putting out fires for periods of 15 to 30 minutes on a regular basis.
• Conduct search and rescue in 2 person teams or may work alone.
• Upon emergency notice (an audible alarm) dons emergency equipment weighing 85 pounds, and climbs onto engine.
• Based on type of emergency, will perform a variety of tasks ranging from extrication, delivering of first responder techniques, and firefighting duties. Physical agility, strength, and stamina are required during emergency situations.
• Will extricate by a variety of methods ranging from holding and using rescue saw (weighs 50 pounds), holding and using the extrication tools (weight 75 pounds), and applying physical strength to pry open doors, hoods, and separate heavy metal objects.
• Manually uses hux bars, pry bars, and applies physical strength to clear obstructions to reach trapped and injured patients. Bends, stoops, crawls, leans, stands, and reaches overhead to operate these tools.
• Visually and audibly alert to detect hazards for safety concerns.
• Remains calm and professional during emergency situations and constantly follows proper safety procedures.
• With little or no visibility crawls throughout structure by hand and searches for potential victims. Upon finding persons, will physically remove them by dragging or carrying them out of structure to safety.
• Performs ventilation of structure by carrying and placing ladders outside of structures.
• Climbs ladder to point above seat of fire and carries tools with them to designated location.
• Manually cuts roof open with ax, chain saw, or rescue saw.
• Ladders extend 85 feet above ground, agility and speed are required to reach designated areas and for some emergencies to physically remove victims from roofs and similar heights.
• Use of suppression systems, such as, ventilation systems, sprinkler systems, and other types of water supplies.
• Know how and when to use alternative water supply source and location, care, general maintenance, and usage of fire streams, extinguishing properties of water, types of water pressures, and variety of foam and foam application.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Ability and skill in using appropriate first responder techniques and equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to perform a wide variety of methods and procedures of emergency and rescue operations.
• Ability to react quickly and calmly during emergencies.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors.
• Ability to operate complex equipment with mechanical aptitude, strength, and ability to do manual and mechanical work under adverse conditions.
• Knowledge of firefighting techniques, methods, equipment, and emergency medical techniques.
• Ability to apply knowledge of Standing Orders and their interpretation.
• Ability to apply knowledge of Fire department rules and regulations.
• Ability to learn geographic territory.
• Physical requirements as stipulated by Florida Statutes, Chapter 633.34.
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Knowledge of a wide variety of methods and procedures of emergency and rescue operations.
• Ability to operate heavy emergency equipment safely and efficiently.
• Ability to complete correct calculations of engine pressures required for necessary hookups.
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
• The ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and consider larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. Includes the ability to build a constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and objectives of the team.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, or political affiliation.
• All other reasonable duties as assigned by the Director and/or designee.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Diversified work environment ranging from tasks performed inside assigned station and off-site at emergency scenes at varying heights and elevations in varying terrain with exposure to extreme weather conditions. The position may risk exposure to a wide variety of adverse or hazardous environments, as well as, extreme temperature variations, loud noises, fumes, and noxious or airborne particles and potentially hazardous diseases and substances. The position may occasionally be exposed to explosives, toxins, radiological particles (including mutagens and teratogens), and excessive vibration. Services are performed anywhere inside the particular zone as designated by LCDPS Fire Rescue; this could be a fire station, Levy County streets, forest areas, or private homes. An employee in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise judgment in meeting emergencies. General supervision is received from the Fire Services Administrator, or his authorized representative.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Ability to see and hear (with or without corrective devices)
• Ability to adjust focus
• Ability to reach, stand, walk, stoop, and bend
• Ability to lift, shovel, and carry up to 100 pounds on a regular, recurring basis and exerting at least 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis

Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals pursuant to the American Disabilities Act.


Salary

$9.15/hour

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School graduate or its equivalent;
• At least 18 years of age;
• Must have physical examination, including an EKG prior to employment;
• Physical requirements as stipulated by Florida Statutes, Chapter 633.34 and satisfy requirements of NFPA 1582;
• Must possess and maintain a valid state of Florida Driver License.
• Florida State Certified Firefighter II (current)
• Florida State Certified PMD or EMT or Levy County Certified First Responder (current)
• American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR (current)
• Haz-Mat Operations level
• LCDPS Infection Control
• LCDPS EVOC


For More Information

Visit http://levycounty.org/employment.aspx for more information and an application or call 352-486-5209

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Combat Firefighter I - Levy County

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

This is a highly skilled and experienced position specializing in public safety work in the protection of life and property through performance of general firefighting duties and responsibilities of an emergency and hazardous nature. An employee in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise judgment in meeting emergencies.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Performs firefighting duties and First Responder duties for the protection of life and property and operates fire equipment as emergencies and conditions demand.
• Performs all duties that are required of a First Responder.
• Learns, understands, and abides by all Fire Department operations, procedures, rules and regulations, and County Personnel and Safety Rules and Regulations. Participates in training sessions dealing with rescue and emergency situations.
• Maintains vehicle(s) in efficient operating condition and maintains clean and well-stocked apparatus(s).
• Operates vehicle radios in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
• Completes all necessary paperwork.
• Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of living quarters, grounds keeping of area around the assigned station, etc.
• Services and makes repairs to firefighting equipment as assigned, performing such duties as inspecting, cleaning and testing apparatus daily.
• Be able to determine and understand fire behavior, the burning process, heat transfer, products of combustion, classification of fires, and the methods used for extinguishment.
• Operate and inspect a variety of types of fire extinguishers, how to tie and utilize ropes and knots for equipment and safety.
• Thorough understanding of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), types, how and when to use, inspection, care, and safety precautions regarding the SCBA.
• Will use a 35 foot extension ladder that weighs up to 185 pounds and is lifted by a two-person team when necessary.
• Able to use forcible entry tools, as well as understanding of types, care, maintenance, and safety usage of these tools.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required)

Performs the following:

• Upon arrival at the scene of a major incident, may be required to lay supply line (fire hose) manually using both hands, pull supply line from back of fire truck, and wrap it around hydrant and visually monitors truck.
• Manually attach fire hose to hydrant and manually uses hydrant wrench, turns hydrant to allow water to flow. Physical strength is required to turn on hydrant valve.
• Reports and receives additional verbal instructions.
• Pull 200 feet of pre-connected 1 3/4 inch attack line from side of vehicle and hold line with both hands, while advancing toward fire.
• Assists in placement and utilization of heavy appliance (a device which allows the flow of large amounts of water).
• Lift line over shoulder and use physical strength to continually pull line.
• Upon charging of attack lines proceed to fire scene, stand, and hold line to fire base.
• Bends, stoops, but mainly crawls while inside of structures and pulls line along to put out fires.
• Due to circumstances of fires will remain inside putting out fires for periods of 15 to 30 minutes on a regular basis.
• Conduct search and rescue in 2 person teams or may work alone.
• Upon emergency notice (an audible alarm) dons emergency equipment weighing 85 pounds, and climbs onto engine.
• Based on type of emergency, will perform a variety of tasks ranging from extrication, delivering of first responder techniques, and firefighting duties. Physical agility, strength, and stamina are required during emergency situations.
• Will extricate by a variety of methods ranging from holding and using rescue saw (weighs 50 pounds), holding and using the extrication tools (weight 75 pounds), and applying physical strength to pry open doors, hoods, and separate heavy metal objects.
• Manually uses hux bars, pry bars, and applies physical strength to clear obstructions to reach trapped and injured patients. Bends, stoops, crawls, leans, stands, and reaches overhead to operate these tools.
• Visually and audibly alert to detect hazards for safety concerns.
• Remains calm and professional during emergency situations and constantly follows proper safety procedures.
• With little or no visibility crawls throughout structure by hand and searches for potential victims. Upon finding persons, will physically remove them by dragging or carrying them out of structure to safety.
• Performs ventilation of structure by carrying and placing ladders outside of structures.
• Climbs ladder to point above seat of fire and carries tools with them to designated location.
• Manually cuts roof open with ax, chain saw, or rescue saw.
• Ladders extend 85 feet above ground, agility and speed are required to reach designated areas and for some emergencies to physically remove victims from roofs and similar heights.
• Use of suppression systems, such as, ventilation systems, sprinkler systems, and other types of water supplies.
• Know how and when to use alternative water supply source and location, care, general maintenance, and usage of fire streams, extinguishing properties of water, types of water pressures, and variety of foam and foam application.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Ability and skill in using appropriate first responder techniques and equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to perform a wide variety of methods and procedures of emergency and rescue operations.
• Ability to react quickly and calmly during emergencies.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors.
• Ability to operate complex equipment with mechanical aptitude, strength, and ability to do manual and mechanical work under adverse conditions.
• Knowledge of firefighting techniques, methods, equipment, and emergency medical techniques.
• Ability to apply knowledge of Standing Orders and their interpretation.
• Ability to apply knowledge of Fire department rules and regulations.
• Ability to learn geographic territory.
• Physical requirements as stipulated by Florida Statutes, Chapter 633.34.
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Knowledge of a wide variety of methods and procedures of emergency and rescue operations.
• Ability to operate heavy emergency equipment safely and efficiently.
• Ability to complete correct calculations of engine pressures required for necessary hookups.
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
• The ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and consider larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. Includes the ability to build a constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and objectives of the team.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, or political affiliation.
• All other reasonable duties as assigned by the Director and/or designee.


Salary

$10.00/call

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School graduate or its equivalent;
• At least 18 years of age;
• Must have physical examination, including an EKG prior to employment;
• Physical requirements as stipulated by Florida Statutes, Chapter 633.34 and satisfy requirements of NFPA 1582;
• Must possess and maintain a valid state of Florida Driver License.
• Florida State Certified Firefighter I (current)
• Florida State Certified PMD or EMT or Levy County Certified First Responder (current)
• American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR (current)
• Haz-Mat Operations level
• LCDPS Infection Control
• LCDPS EVOC


For More Information

Visit http://levycounty.org/employment.aspx for more information and an application or call 352-486-5209

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Support Responder - Levy County

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

This is a highly skilled and experienced position specializing in public safety work in the protection of life and property through performance of general firefighting duties and responsibilities of an emergency and hazardous nature. An employee in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise judgment in meeting emergencies.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Performs Wildland firefighting duties and First Responder duties for the protection of life and property and operates fire equipment as emergencies and conditions demand.
• Performs all duties that are required of a First Responder.
• Learns, understands, and abides by all Fire Department operations, procedures, rules and regulations, and County Personnel and Safety Rules and Regulations. Participates in training sessions dealing with rescue and emergency situations.
• Maintains vehicle(s) in efficient operating condition and maintains clean and well-stocked apparatus(s).
• Operates vehicle radios in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
• Completes all necessary paperwork.
• Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of living quarters, grounds keeping of area around the assigned station, etc.
• Services and makes repairs to firefighting equipment as assigned, performing such duties as inspecting, cleaning and testing apparatus daily.
• Be able to determine and understand fire behavior, the burning process, heat transfer, products of combustion, classification of fires, and the methods used for extinguishment.
• Operate and inspect a variety of types of fire extinguishers, how to tie and utilize ropes and knots for equipment and safety.
• Thorough understanding of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), types, how fill, change, and replace when in use, inspection, care, and safety precautions regarding the SCBA.
• Able to understanding types, care, maintenance, and safety usage of tools.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required)

Performs the following:

• Upon arrival at the scene may be required to lay supply line (fire hose) manually using both hands, pull supply line from back of fire truck, and wrap it around hydrant and visually monitors truck.
• Manually attach fire hose to hydrant and manually uses hydrant wrench, turns hydrant to allow water to flow. Physical strength is required to turn on hydrant valve.
• Reports and receives additional verbal instructions.
• Pull 200 feet of pre-connected 1 3/4 inch attack line from side of vehicle and hold line with both hands, while advancing toward fire.
• Assists in placement and utilization of heavy appliance (a device which allows the flow of large amounts of water).
• Lift line over shoulder and use physical strength to continually pull line.
• Upon charging of attack lines proceed to fire scene, stand, and hold line to fire base.
• Due to circumstances of Wildland fires will remain on-scene putting out fires for periods of 15 to 30 minutes on a regular basis.
• Visually and audibly alert to detect hazards for safety concerns.
• Remains calm and professional during emergency situations and constantly follows proper safety procedures.
• Know how and when to use alternative water supply source and location, care, general maintenance, and usage of fire streams, extinguishing properties of water, types of water pressures, and variety of foam and foam application.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Ability and skill in using appropriate first responder techniques and equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to perform a wide variety of methods and procedures of emergency and rescue operations.
• Ability to react quickly and calmly during emergencies.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors.
• Ability to operate complex equipment with mechanical aptitude, strength, and ability to do manual and mechanical work under adverse conditions.
• Knowledge of firefighting techniques, methods, equipment, and emergency medical techniques.
• Ability to apply knowledge of Standing Orders and their interpretation.
• Ability to apply knowledge of Fire department rules and regulations.
• Ability to learn geographic territory.
• Physical requirements as stipulated by Florida Statutes, Chapter 633.34.
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Knowledge of a wide variety of methods and procedures of emergency and rescue operations.
• Ability to operate heavy emergency equipment safely and efficiently.
• The ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and consider larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. Includes the ability to build a constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and objectives of the team.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, or political affiliation.
• All other reasonable duties as assigned by the Director and/or designee.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Diversified work environment ranging from tasks performed inside assigned station and off-site at emergency scenes in varying terrain with exposure to extreme weather conditions. The position may risk exposure to a wide variety of adverse or hazardous environments, as well as, extreme temperature variations, loud noises, fumes, and noxious or airborne particles and potentially hazardous diseases and substances. The position may occasionally be exposed to explosives, toxins, radiological particles (including mutagens and teratogens), and excessive vibration. Services are performed anywhere inside the particular zone as designated by LCDPS Fire Rescue; this could be a fire station, Levy County streets, forest areas, or private homes. An employee in this position must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise judgment in meeting emergencies. General supervision is received from the Fire Services Administrator, or his authorized representative.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Ability to see and hear (with or without corrective devices)
• Ability to adjust focus
• Ability to reach, stand, walk, stoop, and bend
• Ability to lift, shovel, and carry up to 100 pounds on a regular, recurring basis and exerting at least 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis

Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals pursuant to the American Disabilities Act.


Salary

$8.00/call

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School graduate or its equivalent;
• At least 18 years of age;
• Must have physical examination, including an EKG prior to employment;
• Physical requirements as stipulated by Florida Statutes, Chapter 633.34 and satisfy requirements of NFPA 1582;
• Must possess and maintain a valid state of Florida Driver License.
• Wildland Firefighter
• Florida State Certified PMD or EMT or Levy County Certified First Responder (current)
• American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR (current)
• Haz-Mat Operations level
• LCDPS Infection Control
• LCDPS EVOC


For More Information

Visit http://levycounty.org/employment.aspx for more information and an application or call 352-486-5209

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Non Fire Department But Fire Related

Firefighter EMT Paramedic Volunteer FF- (PalmBeach-Martin-St Lucie-Indian River) - IPQ South Florida Restoration-Emergency Response Division

Job Description

EMERGENCY RESPONDER-Firefighter EMT Paramedic Volunteer FF-$$Potential (PalmBeach-Martin-St Lucie-Indian River-Northern Broward)

For ESTABLISHED Reputable 25 year,South Florida Construction/Emergency RestorationCompany

Seeking 1 Fulltime, HIGHLY motivated, energetic person to function as an Oncall Emergency Responder. This position is extremely flexible but does involve much evening ,weekend and holiday response to emergency scenes. The ideal candidate will be an assertive self starter who is able to think outside the box and has verifiable sales or marketing experience and documented Professional or Volunteer experience in EMS or Fire Rescue. You will make your own hours .

MUST RESIDE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY OR NORTHERN BROWARD

Although you will be hired for a primary response area, you MUST be willing and able to respond anywhere in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Northern Broward Counties. Personnel will be expected to be at the scene of local emergencies within 1-2 hours of notification.

Emergency Responders are expected to monitor local Fire Department radio transmission (via scanner and scanner app) actively for approximately 56 hours/per week including approximately 30 hours/week of scene responses. On average, this will involve driving approximately 200 miles/week in your own vehicle including some night, holiday and weekend responses to an average of 20 emergencies per week. During downtimes Monday -Friday/business hours, the responder will also be a Marketer visiting local claims adjusters, insurance agents, and property managers.

Your schedule is very flexible with great potential for achieving success via commission based sales. Nationwide, successful Emergency Responders earn $50,000-$60,000/yr

This position provides a generous weekly commission draw. Quarterly loss sales assignments will be established with monthly sales reports monitored closely.

All training provided by Company. NEW PERSONNEL Will have a one month sales performance review and a three month probationary sales completion period.

You will be a 1099 independent contractor and must provide reliable transportation and maintain auto insurance. All necessary supplies , radios and equipment will be provided by us. The Responder is responsible for his or her own fuel, cellphone and uniform expenses. YOU WILL RECEIVE A MONTHLY CAR ALLOWANCE. No health insurance or retirement benefits provided in this package


Typical Duties: Monitor scanner and be able to respond quickly to Smoke damage ,Biorecovery, Water Leak/Sprinkler Activation , Clandestine lab, Structure Fire, Crime Scene Cleanup or Car Vs Structure emergencies in your assigned response zone. Respond to scene and assist victims of emergencies including property owners, tenant and business people in any way needed . Secure and mitigate scenes until Emergency Restoration crews arrive. Utilizing a soft sell approach, secure contracts for full restoration and mitigation services. Market to Community Associations, Commercial Properties and Realtors during business hours. Network with local resources. Participate in Community Fairs, Educations and Conventions by manning a company information booth. Standby during large scale or natural disasters to function in any capacity which helps the Public . Most importantly, this position is part Marketer, part Goodwill Ambassador, part Salesperson and part Disaster Assistance

Our greatest emphasis is on Kindness, Compassion and Empathy over pressuring potential clients to sign a contract. We are seeking a professional responder NOT A FIRE CHASER .

EMAIL your Resume ONLY IF YOU MEET ABOVE requirements


Salary

$33,300

Closing Date

1 position open now / ESTABLISHING ELIGIBILITY LIST

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
-3 years of prior Volunteer or Career Experience as a Firefighter OR 3 years prior experience as EMT or Paramedic in an Ambulance or first response EMS agency OR State Certified Florida Firefighter/ EMT who is a current, active volunteer with a recognized volunteer fire Department
-1 year of verifiable previous marketing or sales experience
-Willingness to cross train as Board up Repair Technician or Water Mitigation Technician (company training provided)
-Reliable transportation and Smartphone Cellular Phone (both paid for by the Responder)

PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS AD IF YOU CAN NOT MEET ALL OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS .. Candidates with a comparable combination of qualifications, training and work experience will be given full consideration for this position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-Retired Firefighter Paramedic
-Fluency in Spanish or French
-Prior experience in Restoration Emergency Response or Construction/Trades background

Our greatest emphasis is on Kindness, Compassion and Empathy over pressuring potential clients to sign a contract. We are seeking a professional responder NOT A FIRE CHASER .

EMAIL your Resume ONLY IF YOU MEET ABOVE requirements


For More Information

If interested, please email resume: ilresqunow@gmail.com  
 

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Part Time Track Firefighter - Sebring International Raceway

Job Description

The Sebring International Raceway is seeking part time firefighters to work track fire & rescue throughout the year. The position involves extrication and suppression while working on track next to some of the best race teams in the world. Starting pay is $10/hr. Shift availability ranges from 1-4 days per month during the summer and 6-25 days per month in the fall and winter. Average days are about 9 hours. 1 year experience with an organized department is preferred, FL Firefighter 1 & 2 (Minimum Standards) is required.

Salary

$10/hr

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

Fl Firefighter 1 & 2 (Minimum Standards)

For More Information

To apply, email a resume to bmiller@sebringraceway.com. Check out the track at http://www.sebringraceway.com/  

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EMT/Ocean Lifeguard - Martin County

Job Description

Providing skilled protection of the lives, health, safety and welfare of the public by providing pre-hospital emergency medical care including injury and drowning prevention on Martin County beaches.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

Provides and administers pre-hospital on-the-scene emergency medical care including open water rescue of drowning victims, and application of current local and state emergency medical service BLS treatment protocols. Maintains high standard of physical/cardiopulmonary fitness through established daily on-duty workout program in order to ensure agility and physically demanding strength needed for applicable duties, such as running, swimming, and lifting patients. Maintain high level of mental acuity in order to distinguish necessary aquatic characteristics during daily observation.

Maintains constant observation over assigned beach areas with a ligh level of mental acuity.

Conducts routine checks of equipment to ensure that all BLS supplies and life sustaining equipment are maintained and operational at all times.

Carries out routine applicable duties, including participation in regularly scheduled physical/agility drills and training sessions.

Staff special needs shelters during times of emergency or major disaster.

Performs work related to this job description as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Knowledge of all current state and local BLS pre-hospital on-the-scene emergency medical care protocols and treatment techniques as approved by Martin County¿s Medical Director.

Knowledge of approved water rescue methodology.

Knowledge of applicable county rules, regulations, and ordinances related to park and beach use and to use and exercise tact, firmness, and good judgment in enforcement of such rules and regulations.

Ability to meet the physically arduous challenge routinely presented in water rescue of drowning persons. Ability to prevent dangerous situations from arising and to recognize emergencies and take effective action.

Ability to perform work that is physically demanding and/or arduous and maintain high levels of physical fitness and extraordinary agility, and competency to staff/provide health care services in special needs shelters during times of emergency or major disaster.

Maintain high level of skill in state/local approved emergency medical techniques, life saving techniques and ocean swimming.

Must be able to pass current physical agility test as recognized by the US Lifesaving Association (and/or a nationally recognized agency). Currently using the USLA recommended 500 meter swim in under 10 minute standard.

Working knowledge of National Incident Management System.


Salary

Hiring Range: $29,166 - $38,051   Max Salary: $46,935

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

Must possess EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) certification with the State of Florida, a current BLS CPR card, and four-hour AIDS certification. Minimum one year Ocean lifeguarding experience. This experience should be with a USLA certified agency or an agency that recognized USLA standards.

Applicants with less than 1000 hours of Ocean Rescue experience may be considered for hire as a trainee.


For More Information

Please visit the following link for instruction on how to apply:
http://www.martin.fl.us/portal/page?_pageid=356,3893495&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&req=R000001763

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Part Time - Off Duty - Retired Work


Independent Contractor - Exterior Photos - BIS / York Risk Control Services Inc.

Job Description

Our company provides a one page, Basic Exterior Conditions report to our customers who are in the wholesale insurance market. We need Individuals to drive to a commercial business location, take two exterior photos of the building, insert them into a form we provide, check a few boxes about what was observed and upload the report back to us. You are paid by the job, on a weekly basis. Firefighters have traditionally been a very good fit for this work, due to their on/off work schedule. Excellent means of extra income. You will be paid as Independent Contractor (1099). We have a high volume of survey requests throughout Florida. We receive them on a daily basis.

Salary

$15.00 per report

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

Digital Camera and a computer with internet access. Vehicle for transportation. No technical expertise required.

For More Information

Contact Mike Watson at mike@go2bis.com for more information, or to apply.

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Outside Of Florida Job Openings

No Listings At this time

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