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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 - Taylor County 11/22/14 12/19/14
Lieutenant - Sebring 11/22/14 12/05/14
Deputy Chief - Sebring 11/22/14 12/05/14
Firefighter/EMT - Sebring 11/22/14 12/05/14
Firefighter Paramedic - St. Petersburg Beach 11/22/14 12/15/14
Deputy Public Safety Director - Okeechobee County 11/20/14 12/12/14
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
Fire Chief - Ocoee 11/12/14 12/15/14
Firefighter Paramedic - Alachua County 11/08/14 12/05/14
Firefighter/Paramedic - Hardee County 11/07/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter EMT - Alachua County 11/07/14 12/05/14
Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic 56 - Alachua County 11/05/14 12/05/14
Firefighter/Paramedic - Boca Grande 10/30/14 11/24/14
Deputy Fire Chief - Haines City 10/27/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter EMT - Villages 10/27/14 11/26/14
Firemedic - City of Seminole 10/27/14 11/24/14
Firefighter Paramedic - Villages 10/23/14 11/26/14
Firefighter/EMT - City of Seminole 10/22/14 11/24/14
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 - Mount Dora 08/26/14 Open Until Filled
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
Driver Engineer/Paramedic - Citrus County Sheriff 06/13/14 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 - Taylor County 

Job Description

The Taylor County Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by December 19, 2014.

Candidates selected to move forward will be contacted by the department and receive the County application. Please do not contact the department regarding the next steps of the hiring process.

Salary Information: $10.17 - $12.46

Benefit Information: See job description on website.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Valid, current Florida Class E driver’s license.
• Maintain fire station and grounds.
• Inspect and start up all fire fighting and rescue equipment daily, repair/replace as necessary.
• Participate in in-service training and practices.
• Aid in training and leadership of fire volunteers.
• Complete and maintain logs, forms, and reports of activities.
• Possess knowledge of water mains, fire hydrants, and major fire hazards.
• Participate in pre-fire planning.
• Possess geographic knowledge of the City and County.
• Ascertain that all medical supplies for BLS patient care are in place on all units before start of shift.
• Provide BLS patient care in accordance with standards.
• Must meet proficiency standards.
• Any other reasonable duties deemed necessary by supervisor.

Salary

$12.46 hourly

Closing Date

12/19/2014


Requirements

Job Requirements
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Valid, current Florida Class E driver’s license.

Prior Experience:
Two or more years recent fire fighting/EMT experience and/or Paramedic is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registration:
Requirements include those established by Section 633.34, 633.35, Florida Statutes, as relates to initial certifications as a firefighter and certification as an Emergency Medical Technician as prescribed in Florida Statutes, Chapter 401 and Florida Rules 10D-66. Possession of a current Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) certification or equivalent is required, as is current valid Florida Class E driver’s license.


For More Information

To schedule FireTEAM testing, 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 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 Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Lieutenant - Sebring 

Job Description

Responsible supervisory work in the direction of the activities on a shift.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. The Lieutenant is a direct extension of the Deputy Chief and/or Fire Chief’s authority
and will assume their duties in their absents.
2. Directs the operations and training activities of the department on a shift.
3. Responds to fire alarms. Directs the route to be taken to the fire and upon arrival determines what apparatus and equipment are needed. Makes decisions as to the best methods of extinguishing fires and directs operations until relieved by a superior officer.
4. Supervises laying hose lines, directing and varying the pressure of water streams, placing of ladders, ventilation of buildings, rescue operations, administering of emergency medical service, and placement of salvage covers.
5. Sees that all station equipment is returned to proper place after a fire has been extinguished and that all equipment is in working order at all times.
6. Supervises cleaning of quarters, equipment and apparatus at a fire station.
7. Inspects personnel and maintains discipline. Transmits orders and information to firefighters. Evaluates performance of subordinates.
8. Participates in training activities and studies modern firefighting methods and techniques. Leads drills of company evacuations. Keeps records.
9. The Lieutenant shall be responsible for the safety, conduct, and welfare of all
Fire-fighters under his command.
[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.]

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
- Meet physical requirements as indicated for State certification.
- Must endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under unfavorable and life threatening situations.
- Driving heavy vehicles and equipment.
- Heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying
- Reaching
- Climbing
- Pulling
- Good vision (with or without correction)
- Good hearing (with or without hearing aid)
- Pushing
- Walking and standing
- Crawling
- Kneeling
- Bending
- Balancing
- Smelling
- Stooping
- Jumping
- Throwing
- Running

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
- Hazardous conditions: flames, fire, chemicals, smoke, heat, gases, moving vehicles, falling structures and debris, electricity, poor ventilation, poor lighting and related hazardous situations.
- Stressful situations
Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Salary

$17.00 / hr. plus benefits

Closing Date

December 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

- Knowledge of and skill in the operation and maintenance of the various types of apparatus and equipment used in firefighting activities, together with ability to supervise the effective use of such equipment and apparatus.
- Knowledge of emergency medical treatment principles and methods and skill in their application.
- Knowledge of fire prevention methods and of City ordinances on Fire Prevention.
- Ability to learn and remember the locations of fire hydrants and streets.
- Ability to lead effectively and maintain discipline.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment, to promote harmony, and to cooperate with other officers.
- Ability to prepare clean and concise reports.
- Must obtain physical residence within Highlands County within 12 mos. of hire date.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
- Completion of minimum standards as required by the State of Florida.
- Florida State or National Registry EMT License.
- Florida State Fire Officer 1 and Fire Officer II certification.
- Five (5) years experience in firefighting.
[A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications.]

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

- Florida Certification as a Firefighter.
- Florida State or National Registry EMT License.
- Florida State Fire Officer 1 and Fire Officer II certification.
- EVOC (Fire Apparatus)
- ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800
- Wildland Urban Interface
- Possession of an appropriate Florida Commercial Driver's License.


For More Information

***Successful applicant(s) SHALL obtain and maintain physical residency in the County within twelve months of hire.***
For an application visit mysebring.com or contact City Hall, 368 S Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 or call 863-471-5100.
Applications must be received no LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

 


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Deputy Chief - Sebring

Job Description

Administrative and technical work assisting in the overall direction of the employees and activities of the Fire Department.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Assumes command of the Fire Department in the absence of the Chief and carries out the various duties and responsibilities of the Chief.
2. May assume command of a fire scene or other emergency situation from a subordinate officer and direct operations.
3. Functions as a shift supervisor as required. Directs and sees to the general condition of all apparatus and equipment.
4. Maintains files of all general and special orders, forms, notices issued to or by the Department.
5. Assists in the writing of specifications for specialized equipment and arranges for the follow through of all procurement, storage and recordkeeping.
6. Assists in the preparation of the Fire Department annual budget.
7. Attends staff meetings and makes recommendations for the efficient operation of the Department.
8. Assists in the selection process of new employees.
9. Directs the operations and training activities of the department.
10. Participates in training activities and studies modern firefighting methods and techniques.
11. Advises department administration on community issues, policies and sources.
12. Makes presentations to the City Council as necessary.
13. Evaluates performance of subordinates.
14. Meets with supervisors and peers to identify organizational issues and solutions.
15. Responds to emergency scenes and upon arrival determines what apparatus and equipment are needed. Makes decisions as to the best methods of operations and directs operations until relieved by a superior officer.
( 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. )


Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of and skill in the operation and maintenance of the various types of apparatus and equipment used in firefighting activities, together with the ability to supervise the effective use of such equipment and apparatus.
- Knowledge of emergency medical treatment principles and methods and skill in their application.
- Knowledge of fire prevention methods and of City ordinances on Fire Prevention.
- Ability to learn and remember the locations of fire hydrants and streets.
- Ability to lead effectively and maintain discipline.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment, to promote harmony, and to cooperate with other officers.
- Ability to prepare clean and concise reports.

Essential Physical Skills:
- Meet physical requirements as indicated for State Certification.
- Must endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under unfavorable and life threatening situations.
- Driving heavy vehicles and equipment.
- Heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying.
- Reaching
- Climbing
- Pulling
- Good vision (with or without correction)
- Good hearing (with or without hearing aid)
- Pushing
- Walking and standing
- Crawling
- Kneeling
- Bending
- Balancing
- Smelling
- Stooping
- Jumping
- Throwing
- Running

Environmental Conditions:
- Hazardous conditions; flames, fire, chemicals, smoke, heat, gases, moving vehicles, falling structures and debris, electricity, poor ventilation, poor lighting and related hazardous situations.
- Stressful situations
Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Salary

$21.00 / hr. plus benefits

Closing Date

December 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m


Requirements

Education and Experience:

- High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
- Minimum of an A.S. Degree in Fire Science or related to Emergency Services.
- Florida State Fire Officer 1 and Fire Officer 2 certifications.
- Florida State or National Registry EMT License.
- Three (3) years experience as a Fire Lieutenant or higher rank with a similar size or larger Fire department.
( A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications. )

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations:
- Florida Certification as a Firefighter
- Fire Officer 1 and 2
- Florida State or National Registry EMT License
- Possession of an appropriate Florida Drivers License.


For More Information

***Successful applicant(s) SHALL obtain and maintain physical residency in the County within twelve months of hire.***
For an application visit mysebring.com or contact City Hall, 368 S Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 or call 863-471-5100.
Applications must be received no LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.


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Firefighter/EMT - Sebring
Job Description

Professional firefighting duties of a varied nature under the direction of superior officer.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1 Responds to fire alarms with a fire company and performs firefight¬ing duties as assigned.
2 Operates varied pieces of fire apparatus and equipment to extinguish fires. Ventilates burning buildings to eject smoke and gases. Performs salvage and cleanup operations at fire scenes.
3. Rescues and removes persons from danger.
4. Makes periodic inspections of buildings to locate fire hazards.
5. Attends training sessions in such subjects such as firefighting and inspection methods, equipment operation and emergency medical treatment.
6. Performs cleaning and maintenance tasks on department buildings and equipment. Performs hydrant maintenance.
[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.]

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
-Meet physical requirements as indicated for State certification.
-Must endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under unfavorable and life threatening situations.
-Heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying
-Reaching
-Climbing
-Pulling
-Good vision (with or without correction)
-Good hearing (with or without hearing aid)
-Pushing
-Walking
-Standing
-Crawling
-Kneeling
-Bending
-Balancing
-Smelling
-Stooping
-Jumping
-Running

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
-Hazardous conditions: flames, fire, chemicals, smoke, heat, gases, moving vehicles, falling structures and debris, electricity, poor ventilation, poor lighting and related hazardous.
-Stressful situations

Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Salary

$11.00 /hr. plus benefits

Closing Date

December 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

-Ability to gain knowledge of the street locations, geography and takes of construction in the City.
-Ability to gain knowledge of the various types of fire hazards of the City.
-Knowledge and skill in the use of emergency medical treatment practices.
-Knowledge of firefighting techniques, policies, procedures and practices.
-Ability to learn and perform many and varied firefighting techniques and procedures.
-Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
-Ability to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse condi¬tions.
-Ability to work at heights.
-Ability to drive fire apparatus over the road safely under emergency conditions.
-Skill in the use and maintenance of firefighting equipment.
-Successful completion of all medical and fitness require¬ments.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

-High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
-Completion of Firefighter II and EMT.

[A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications.]

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

-Florida Certification as a Firefighter II.
-Florida State or National Registry EMT License.
-ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATOINS PERFERRED
-EVOC – Fire apparatus
-Wildland Urban Interface
-ICS – 100, 200, 700 and 800


For More Information

***Successful applicant(s) SHALL obtain and maintain physical residency in the County within twelve months of hire.***
For an application visit mysebring.com or contact City Hall, 368 S Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 or call 863-471-5100.
Applications must be received no LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.


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Firefighter Paramedic - St. Petersburg Beach

Job Description

St. Pete Beach is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Candidates must meet all requirements for the position to be considered. Candidates wishing to be considered must process their application through National Testing Network (NTN). Candidates who contact the City via other means will NOT be considered for employment.
All Fire TEAM and CPAT testing through NTN must be completed by December 15, 2014.

Benefit Information: The City provides a competitive benefit package including:
• A cost-shared major health insurance and dental insurance program for employee and family members with several options: HMO and PPO.
• City hybrid pension system with a defined benefit and a defined contribution benefit.
• Optional deferred compensation program.
• Direct Deposit Program.
• Life Insurance provided.
• Fully vested in the pension system after 10-years of service.
• Annual vacation leave of 112 hours for years 1 through 5.
• Annual Personal Leave of 24 hours
• Relief day (R/D) every 13th shift (maximum of nine (9) annually.
• Short Term Disability
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Life Insurance
• Employee Assistant Program

Department Overview: The St Pete Beach Fire Department is a small, two station fire department providing Fire and EMS service to the City of St. Pete Beach, Florida, and the immediately adjacent incorporated and unincorporated areas through an automatic aid agreement. The City of St. Pete Beach Fire Department operates one ALS Rescue, one ALS Squad and one BLS Ladder Truck from two stations located on the barrier island community in southern Pinellas County Florida. The Department handles approximately 2,500 calls annually including EMS First Response ALS, fire related incidents, vehicle incident, etc.

The City’s response district is about five (5) miles long by approximately one half (1/2) miles wide. The community is mainly comprised of resort hotels, high rise residential buildings, single family residents and small businesses. The population of the City is approximately 10,000 and the median age of the residents is 60 years of age. The City of St. Pete Beach is bordered by the City of South Pasadena, the City of Treasure Island and the City of St. Petersburg.

The Fire Department consists of twenty nine (29) personnel: ten (10) fire fighter/EMTs, eleven (11) fire fighter/paramedics, three (3) District Chiefs, three (3) lieutenants and two (2) administrative staff: the Fire Chief and the Fire Marshal. A normal schedule for line personnel is 24 hours on duty followed by 48 hours off duty.

City Information: The City of St. Pete Beach is a barrier island community located just off the Pinellas County mainland with a permanent population of about 10,032 (latest estimate from the University of Florida) The city is also a popular winter residence for many people living in other parts of the United States, Canada and Europe.

The city was incorporated in 1957 with the consolidation of the Towns of Pass-a-Grille, Don CeSar, Belle Vista, St. Petersburg Beach and unincorporated Pinellas County to become the City of St. Petersburg Beach. In 1994, the citizens voted to shorten the name to St. Pete Beach to lessen the confusion with the City of St. Petersburg, located on the mainland to the east.

St. Pete Beach is a significant tourist destination, having over 3,000 transient accommodation units, including major hotel and motel operations as well as many smaller, more intimate lodging facilities.

Population: 10,032

Salary

$44,463.33 to $63,845.60 – All positions are entry level starting pay

Closing Date

12/15/2014


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: 1. Far visual acuity: Far visual acuity shall be at least 20/30 binocular corrected with contact lenses or eyeglasses. Far visual acuity uncorrected shall be at least 20/100 binocular for wearers of hard contacts or spectacles. Successful long-term soft contact lens wearers shall not be subject to the uncorrected criterion.

2. Peripheral vision: Visual field performance without correction shall be 140 degrees in the horizontal meridian in each eye.

3. Required to pass the Titmus II Color Vision test (ability to distinguish between red, yellow and green).

4. Any other eye condition that results in a person not being able to perform the essential job functions of a Firefighter, NFPA 1582.
College: No

Academy Certification:
At time of appointment applicant must possess State of Florida Firefighter II Minimum Standards Compliance Certificate, AHA Basic Life Support CPR card, AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support card, Florida Paramedic certificate, high school diploma/equivalent, Florida Class E driver’s license, and possess valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification

Prior Experience: No


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. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

 


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Deputy Public Safety Director - Okeechobee County 

Job Description

Responsible management and administrative work in the efficient delivery of emergency and non-emergency community based service in a cost effective, innovative and pro-active manner. This position supervises Operations, Fire Prevention, Training and the Animal Control Department.

Salary

$51,847 beginning - salary DOQ

Closing Date

December 12, 2014


Requirements

Graduation from an accredited two year community college with an Associates Degree in Fire Administration, Fire Science, or related field. Three (3) years of progressively responsible authority in fire service at the rank of Lieutenant or higher with a career department comparable in size to Okeechobee County Fire Rescue.

Licenses/Certifications
-Florida Sate Minimum Standards Certification as a Firefighter as authorized by F.S.S. 633
-Florida certified as Fire Officer I
-Fire Officer II or III (preferred)
-Florida certified as a Fire Safety Inspector
-Fire Safety Inspector II (preferred)
-Florida certified as a Fire Instructor I
-Fire Instructor II (preferred)
-Florida certified Paramedic


For More Information

Applications may be obtained from County website at: www.co.okeechobee.fl.us under employment tab or obtained at:
304 NW 2nd Street, Room 104, Okeechobee, FL 34972
Applicants must submit copies of certifications with employment submittal.
Okeechobee County is an EOE/Drug Free Workplace


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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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Fire Chief - Ocoee 

Job Description

Ocoee is a demographically diverse community covering a 15.5 square mile area in West Orange County, Florida. Ocoee is in the metropolitan Orlando area and is the 3rd largest city in Orange County. While the City’s residential population is close to 40,000, the daytime population swells due to the concentration of businesses located within Ocoee. The City is home to a hospital which is part of the Orlando Regional Health Services, one of the largest healthcare providers in Central Florida.

Ocoee Fire Department
Ocoee has focused on providing the most effective and efficient services possible. This philosophy carries over into the City’s public safety operations. Currently, the Ocoee Fire department has 46 firefighters operating out of four stations throughout the community. The Ocoee Fire department has an active training program and is 100 percent compliant with NFPA Standard 1001 with an average of 12 years of service by an Ocoee firefighter.
OFD responds to over 4450 calls last year and places a strong emphasis on emergency medical service (EMS). Further, the department is responsible for the protection of one of the stretches of the states highway system – State Road 50, 408, 429, and the turnpike. Ocoee has more than 12,802 housing units (from 2010 census) with 10% being multi-family dwellings.

Essential Functions
Under the direction of the City Manager, the Fire Chief will direct firefighting, rescue and emergency medical service (EMS) as the highest-ranking officer of the Fire Department. Supervises assigned staff, plans, conducts and coordinates work in areas including budget, procurement, personnel administration, employee relations, training, maintenance and security of buildings, grounds and equipment.
The purpose of this position is to manage difficult, broad, and effective services for assigned programs and projects through collaborative efforts with senior staff employees within other city agencies. Develops and implements department goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

Additional Functions
• When deemed necessary, respond to fire alarms and other emergency service calls with fire/rescue companies. Assumes overall Command duties at emergency site(s).
• Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates tactics and strategies used to resolve emergency and other situations.
• Directs employees, resolves staff issues, and delegates various duties as appropriate.
• Provides oversight and coordination for fire/rescue personnel to duty assignments.
• Works with other senior staff to develop annual budget, monitor expenditures and oversees purchasing of equipment, supplies, and apparatus.
• Develops and implements policies and procedures governing operations of all equipment and apparatus.
• Serves as liaison between various fire/rescue departments and EMS agencies including local government, public and private agencies as required.
• Oversees and coordinates automatic aid policies and procedures with neighboring jurisdictions.
• Oversees and occasionally participates in investigations and inspections at a fire scene operation to determine cause, origin and circumstances of the fire.
• Performs other duties as required.

Compensation
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with education and experience. The total compensation package includes access to a complete benefits package including medical (on-site clinic), dental, vision, health savings account, disability insurance, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, defined benefit pension plan, 457, paid vacation/sick leave, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement.

Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date

December 15, 2014


Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Eight or more years’ experience in a fire department at a responsible administrative and managerial experience in fiscal/budget matters, fire safety, prevention, EMS and suppression methods or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; Successful completion of courses in management, leadership, incident command, and other high level, advanced Fire/Rescue Officer training; Possession of a State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards certification; State of Florida certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Ten or more years’ experience in a fire department at a responsible administrative and managerial experience in a unionized fire/rescue or public safety department, fiscal/budget matters, fire safety, prevention, EMS and suppression methods or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


For More Information

Information=To apply, submit your application and resume to: City of Ocoee, Attn: Human Resources Department, 150 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761. The closing date to apply is December 15, 2014. EOE/DFW. Detailed job description and application available at www.ocoee.org.


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Firefighter Paramedic - Alachua County 

Job Description

The Alachua County Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN). Only CPATs from NTN will be accepted.

Benefit Information:
An organization is only as good as the people it employs. To attract and retain the best team possible, the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners offers a competitive benefit program. We believe that if we expect our employees to support the County, we must first support the health and financial well-being of our employees and their families, now and as they plan for their future.

BoCC-Contributed Benefits:
• Medical/Health Insurance
• Employee Life Insurance
• Florida Retirement System
• Employee Assistance Program

Optional Benefits:
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Supplemental & Dependent Life Insurance
• Deferred Retirement Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Roth IRA
• Tuition Assistance Program
• Computer Purchase Program

Department Overview: Alachua County is a fully career fire rescue organization. Total personnel for the department is currently 258. ACFR operated 13 ALS transports and 10 ALS fire suppression units. Minimum staffing is 2 per transport, 3 per urban engine and 4 per rural engine company. We cover a total of 962 square miles of both urban and rural areas of the county.

County Information: Alachua County is a diverse community in the State of Florida. The community includes rural agricultural and timber land and urban areas. The community hosts multiple educational facilities such as the University of Florida and Santa Fe College. The area is a major center of heath care in North Florida and hosts several leading facilities in the health care industry. The area contacts multiple natural habitats, nature preserves springs, and other recreational opportunities. Gainesville is the largest city within the community and there are several other smaller municipalities within Alachua County. All of these factors make Alachua County a dynamic, fun active area to locate.

Population: 253,000

Salary
$35,878.50-$57.405.34 Annually
Closing Date

12/05/14


Requirements

Age: 18
High School Grad/GED: Yes.
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes.
Academy Certification: Yes.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment. Upon submission of application, proof of the following must be provided:
1. Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance.
2. Current State of Florida Paramedic certificate.
3. Current designation as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider.
4. A valid State of Florida Drivers license free from moving violation citations for a period of not less than six months preceding employment; and within the past three years applicant must have had no convictions for reckless driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances and must not have had a driver's license suspended pursuant to Florida law.
5. A sworn affidavit attesting to the non-use of tobacco products.


For More Information

NOTE: APPLICANTS SELECTED FROM THIS POSTING MAY BE PLACED ON AN ACTIVE ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR 24 MONTHS.

Candidates forwarded from NTN to Alachua County BoCC Human Resources Office for consideration must submit current copies of the required certifications to the Alachua County BoCC Human Resources Office before the position closes. Failure to submit the required certifications or an official employment application with Alachua County Board of County Commissioners by the date the position closes will remove the candidate from the process. Applicant’s minimum qualification and certifications will be reviewed by the Alachua County Human Resources Office; successful applicants will be forwarded to the Alachua County Fire Rescue Department for further evaluation.

To schedule testing, 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 NTN website. A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT link on the website and following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Firefighter/Paramedic - Hardee County

Job Description

Skilled technical work in the County Public Safety department in the field of fire suppression, prevention and emergency medical services. Work is performed under the general direction of a superior officer.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs all duties in the Firefighter/EMT job description.

2. Responds with necessary equipment to requests for medical assistance, where life is endangered by illness or injury.

3. Administers basic and advanced life support at the scene of an emergency.

4. Transports victims to the closest appropriate medical facility according to protocol, unless turned over to a licensed transport agency with equal or higher medical authority.

5. Maintains basic and advanced life support apparatus and equipment.

6. Makes accurate reports of conditions and treatment.

(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.)

Salary
 $38,796.85 - $53,481.88
Closing Date

Open until filled 


Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of the positions of firefighter and driver engineer and the skills to perform the duties of each. Knowledge of the geography of the County with respect to streets, hydrants and building access information. Knowledge of the location and layout of all high risk and special hazard occupancies, and the problems encountered with each. Knowledge of the strategy and tactics of handling fire, rescue and medical emergencies and the ability to analyze and respond effectively under stress to each. Knowledge of the record keeping system in use, the components of the system, and the functions of each. Knowledge of paramedic principles, practices and techniques and how they are used in rescue operations. Ability to carry out orders and to see that department and County policies are adhered to. Ability to perform Firefighter and ALS duties effectively. Must work rotating shift assignment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Two (2) years experience as a Paramedic (Preferred).
(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)


LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:
State of Florida Paramedic Certification.
State of Florida Firefighter Certification as authorized by F.S.S. 633.
Basic Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and CPR instruction certification.
Must possess a valid Class "D" Commercial Florida Drivers License with an "E" endorsement.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
Meet physical requirements as indicated for State certification.
Must endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under unfavorable and life threatening situations.
Heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying.
Reaching, pulling, pushing, throwing.
Climbing (including ladders).
Walking, standing, crawling, kneeling, bending, balancing, stooping, jumping, running.
Smelling.
Driving heavy vehicles and equipment.
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
Acceptable hearing (with or without correction).
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Hazardous conditions: flames, fire, chemicals, smoke, heat, gases, moving vehicles, falling structures and debris, electricity, poor ventilation, poor lighting and related hazardous.
Stressful situations.
Heights.

(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)


For More Information

* Applicants that have passed the CPAT and FireTeam testing through the National Testing Network (NTN) are preferred. Applicants will be expected to sit for and pass Hardee County Fire Rescue’s Firefighter and Paramedic exams. Administration of testing will be made available to applicants when process is finalized.

*All applicants must have the following current certifications attached with application:
State of Florida Certified Paramedic
State of Florida Firefighter II Certificate
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card(CPR card)
Valid FL Class D CDL w/E endorsement
American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card
Emergency Vehicle Operators 16 - hour Course Certificate (EVOC)
High School Diploma or GED


Fire Rescue Application available on County website@
www.hardeecounty.net.
Please submit applications to the Human Resources Department @ 205 Hanchey Road, Wauchula, FL 33873, Phone:(863) 773-2161.


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 Firefighter EMT - Alachua County 

Job Description

The Alachua County Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN). Only CPATs from NTN will be accepted.

Benefit Information:
An organization is only as good as the people it employs. To attract and retain the best team possible, the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners offers a competitive benefit program. We believe that if we expect our employees to support the County, we must first support the health and financial well-being of our employees and their families, now and as they plan for their future.

BoCC-Contributed Benefits:
• Medical/Health Insurance
• Employee Life Insurance
• Florida Retirement System
• Employee Assistance Program

Optional Benefits:
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Supplemental & Dependent Life Insurance
• Deferred Retirement Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Roth IRA
• Tuition Assistance Program
• Computer Purchase Program

Department Overview: Alachua County is a fully career fire rescue organization. Total personnel for the department is currently 258. ACFR operated 13 ALS transports and 10 ALS fire suppression units. Minimum staffing is 2 per transport, 3 per urban engine and 4 per rural engine company. We cover a total of 962 square miles of both urban and rural areas of the county.

County Information: Alachua County is a diverse community in the State of Florida. The community includes rural agricultural and timber land and urban areas. The community hosts multiple educational facilities such as the University of Florida and Santa Fe College. The area is a major center of heath care in North Florida and hosts several leading facilities in the health care industry. The area contacts multiple natural habitats, nature preserves springs, and other recreational opportunities. Gainesville is the largest city within the community and there are several other smaller municipalities within Alachua County. All of these factors make Alachua County a dynamic, fun active area to locate.

Population: 253,000

Salary
$9.72 - $15.07 Hourly,  $32,357.15 - $50,154.02 Annually
Closing Date

12/05/2014


Requirements

Age: 18
High School Grad/GED: Yes.
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes.
Academy Certification: Yes.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment. Upon submission of application, proof of the following must be provided:
1. Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance.
2. Current State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate.
3. A valid State of Florida Drivers license free from moving violation citations for a period of not less than six months preceding employment; and within the past three years applicant must have had no convictions for reckless driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances and must not have had a driver's license suspended pursuant to Florida law.
4. A sworn affidavit attesting to the non-use of tobacco products.
5. Ability to obtain State of Florida Paramedic Certification with attending privileges as approved by the Alachua County Medical Director.

NOTE: APPLICANTS SELECTED FROM THIS POSTING MAY BE PLACED ON AN ACTIVE ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR 24 MONTHS.


For More Information

Candidates forwarded from NTN to Alachua County BoCC Human Resources Office for consideration must submit current copies of the required certifications to the Alachua County BoCC Human Resources Office before the position closes. Failure to submit the required certifications or an official employment application with Alachua County Board of County Commissioners by the date the position closes will remove the candidate from the process. Applicant’s minimum qualification and certifications will be reviewed by the Alachua County Human Resources Office; successful applicants will be forwarded to the Alachua County Fire Rescue Department for further evaluation.

To schedule testing, 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 NTN website. A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT link on the website and following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic 56 - Alachua County 

Job Description

To qualify for this position you must complete an Alachua County Board of County Commissioners Employment Application and complete the National Testing Network process described below:

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) Human Resources Office offers full testing services for the position of Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic through National Testing Network, Inc.

A passing test score must be submitted to Alachua County Human Resources Office by National Testing Network (NTN) for your application to be considered for the position. An application for the position must be submitted to Alachua County Human Resources Offices before the position closing date.

To schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select Fire and signup for the Alachua County Fire Rescue Department.

What to expect at the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website:
• Completion of the NTN application process;
• Review all information related to the Alachua County Firefighter/EMT and/or Firefighter Paramedic position, including minimum requirements,salary and benefits;
• Detailed information about the testing process for both the entry level test and CPAT testing;
• Opportunity to take online practice tests at www.fireteamtest.com.
• Schedule your own convenient test time.Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays; and
• Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment.

Upon completion of the entry level exam and CPAT testing, all candidate scores are automatically forwarded to the Alachua County BoCC Human Resources Office. Candidates who attain a passing score on the physical abilities test will be placed on the Alachua County BoCC Fire Rescue department’s referral list. The Alachua County BoCC Fire Rescue Department will contact candidates on the list and will invite them to continue to participate in other stages of the departmental selection process.

National Testing Network is a service provided to conduct entry level testing and CPAT testing in a standardized, professional environment. National Testing Network does not replace the Alachua County BoCC Fire Rescue Department’s responsibility and decision making in the testing process. All candidate testing results are provided to Alachua County Board of County Commissioners Human Resources Office where the applicant's minimum qualifications, and certifications, are reviewed and submitted to the Fire Rescue Department.

For all Firefighter/EMT 56 or Firefighter/Paramedic 56 positions.
Upon submission of application on-line or in person, proof of the certifications listed below must be provided in the following manner by the closing date of this position or your application will not be forwarded to the hiring manager: by person, by mail, by attaching to your application, or by FAX # 352-374-5233 to Human Resources

Salary
$9.72 - $15.07 Hourly $32,357.15 - $50,154.02 Annually
Closing Date

12/5/2014 


Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE FIREFIGHTER/EMT 56:
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment.

1.Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance.

2.Current State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate.

3.A valid State of Florida Drivers license free from moving violation citations for a period of not less than six months preceding employment; and within the past three years applicant must have had no convictions for reckless driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances and must not have had a driver's license suspended pursuant to Florida law.

4. Sworn affidavit attesting to the non-use of tobacco products.
Click this link to retrieve the document.

5. Certification by the Alachua County Medical Director is required and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

6. CPAT Passing score submitted to Alachua County Human Resources Office through National Testing Network.com (NTN)

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC 56
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC 56:
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment. Upon submission of application, proof of the following must be provided:

1. Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance.

2. Current State of Florida Paramedic certificate with expiration date shown and attending privileges as approved by the County’s Medical Director.

3. Current designation as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider.

4. Completion of a course in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support or Basic Trauma Life Support.

5. A valid State of Florida Drivers license free from moving violation citations for a period of not less than six months preceding employment; and within the past three years applicant must have had no convictions for reckless driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances and must not have had a driver's license suspended pursuant to Florida law.

6. A sworn affidavit attesting to the non-use of tobacco products.
Click this link to retrieve the document.

7. Certification by the Alachua County Medical Director is required and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

8. CPAT Passing score submitted to Alachua County Human Resources Office through National Testing Network.com (NTN)

NOTE: APPLICANTS SELECTED FROM THIS POSTING MAY BE PLACED ON AN ACTIVE ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR 24 MONTHS.


For More Information

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm


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Firefighter/Paramedic - Boca Grande 

Job Description

BGFD is currently building an eligibility list and has an opening for one Firefighter/Paramedic to start January 2015.

Salary
$37,000 plus $3,000 Paramedic Incentive
Closing Date

November 24, 2014


Requirements

State of Florida Minimum Standards Certification
State of Florida Paramedic Certification
US Citizen: Yes
High School Graduate or GED equivalent: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Valid Florida State Driver's License


For More Information

Testing for qualified applicants will be the week of 12/01/2014:
Written exam 12/01/2014 at the Boca Grande Fire Department
Practical & Agility Testing 12/2/2014 & 12/3/2014 at Englewood Fire Training Center
Oral Boards Boca Grande Fire Department: Date TBD

Applications will be available at the Boca Grande Fire Department on November 3, 2014, or send email to
nancybocafire@comcast.net to request an application to be emailed to you.
Completed applications will be accepted from 0900 hours Monday, 11/03/2014 until 1600 hours on Monday, 11/24/2014.


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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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Firefighter EMT - Villages 

Job Description

Villages Public Safety Department is currently hiring and forming an eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT. National Testing Network (NTN) FireTEAM and a valid CPAT are required for this position. All testing must be completed by November 26, 2014.

Department Information: Established in 1999, The Villages Public Safety Department (VPSD) is an internationally accredited fire department that challenges the norms and standards within the emergency services community. In our short fourteen year history, we have grown from one fire station with nine firefighters and one fire chief to seven fire stations with eighty-one operations personnel and twelve administrative staff. Villages Public Safety Department protects 36 square miles with a population of approximately 100,000. Our department responds to over 14,000 requests for service annually, with the call types mirroring most fire departments in the United States:

City Information: An hour northwest of Orlando, The Villages is the largest single-site planned retirement community in the United States (at least 80% age 55 and over), spanning over 26,000 acres in the adjoining counties of Lake, Sumter and Marion County. VPSD provides services to over 2.7 million square feet of commercial buildings and retail tenants, along with an“A” rated charter high school, middle school, and elementary school, the latter of which the children of VPSD personnel may attend-regardless of where staff lives.

Population: Approximately 100,000

Salary
$32653 per year
Closing Date

11/26/2014


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:
Per NFPA 1582

Academy Certification:

EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operation Course) 16-hour certificate
CPR Certification
AIDS/HIV (4 hours) training certificate
State of Florida Firefighter II Certification
State of Florida EMT Certification
Successful completion of National Testing Network FireTeam Testing and CPAT
FFP1301 Fire Service Hydraulics certification*
FFP1302 Fire Apparatus Operations certification*

*Preference will be given to applicants who have these certifications. Firefighters hired without these certifications must obtain them within one year of the date of hire.

Prior Experience:
Qualifying on pre-employment requirements will include clinical knowledge and skills evaluation; oral review panel; acceptable driving record; drug screening and medical examination; tobacco certification; and background reference checks. Candidates must not have any disqualifiers (see below) in background. Work schedule will include evenings, weekends and holidays; rotating shifts.

Probationary Period – 1 Year

Able to successfully complete orientation and probationary performance requirements as conducted by the Department
Able to meet and maintain Department requirements of health, physical and mental condition
Probationary firefighters who self terminate employment with the District will be required to reimburse the District up to $4,000 of the costs incurred in the employment process


For More Information

Please direct all questions to NTN Customer Support. Do NOT call the department directly. Do NOT fill out the District application. Candidates moving onto the second hiring phase will be invited to fill out the District application at that time. Candidates must fill out the NTN application as part of the testing process. If you have been a Villages Public Safety Department volunteer for at least one year, please add this to the certifications section of the NTN application.

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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Firemedic - City of Seminole 

Job Description

City of Seminole Fire Rescue Department is in the process of creating a qualified list of candidates for three (3) current and future position openings. A valid CPAT and FireTEAM test are required to be on the eligibility list. All applicants can schedule both tests through the National Testing Network (NTN) website.
All testing must be completed by 11:59 pm November 24, 2014.

Subject to Collective Bargaining Agreement with IAFF Local 2896

Benefit Information:
City Benefits for Employees
• 12 paid holidays (for full-time employees)
• Health and Dental Insurance (paid 100% for full-time employees)
• Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage (paid 100% for full-time employees)
• Long Term Disability Coverage (paid 100% for full-time employees)
• Sick leave (paid for all regular employees)
• Vacation Leave (paid leave for all regular employees)
• Employee Assistance Program (paid 100% for all regular employees)
• Employee Educational Assistance (guidelines apply for full time employees)
• Pension Plan (for full-time employees)
• Deferred Compensation Plan/Retirement Plan with ICMA or NRS (for all regular employees)
• Direct Deposit: Deposit to any banking facility/ credit union
• Optional Benefits through the Section 125 Plan (for all regular employees)
• Longevity Bonus after five years of employment (for all regular employees)
• Free Recreation Department card (for all regular employees)
• Education Incentive Compensation (guidelines apply for full-time employees)

Contact Information:
Pat Mickunas, Human Resource Officer
pmickunas@myseminole.com

Department Information: The City of Seminole Fire Rescue provides Fire and EMS services to the city and the unincorporated areas surrounding the city.
The Fire Rescue Department is a full-service department that operates out of four fire stations, and a fleet maintenance facility. The Department has a total of 76 employees. All field personnel and officers are State of Florida Certified Firefighters and EMTs or Paramedics. The Department maintains six (6) engines, one (1) 100+ foot ladder truck, a full-service heavy rescue squad, a hazardous materials truck, brush truck and a medical transport rescue unit. Four fire engines, a ladder truck, and the heavy rescue squad are staffed on a 24-hour basis; the other two engines function as reserve apparatus.
The men and women of the City of Seminole Fire Rescue take their jobs and individual responsibilities seriously. Their dedication to excellence keeps the department's performance among the best in the State of Florida.
The City of Seminole Fire Rescue has been designated, by the Center for Public Safety Excellence, as an internationally accredited agency.

City Information: Seminole/Pinellas County
Located just south of Largo and west of St. Petersburg, the city is the gateway to several of Pinellas County's beach communities, including Madeira Beach and Indian Rocks Beach.
The greater Seminole area is known for offering quality education, a thriving business community featuring a variety of goods and services, well-maintained thoroughfares and exceptional recreational resources.

Population: The Seminole Fire District covers 25 square miles and provides services to about 80,000 residents.

Salary
$44,392 to $65,900 per year
Closing Date

11/24/2014


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Lawfully Able to Work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Applicant must pass a medical evaluation under the NFPA 1582 standard.
Academy Certification: Yes

All applicants must have the following current certifications:
• State of Florida Certified Paramedic
• State of Florida Firefighter II Minimum Standards Compliance Certificate
• American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card
• Valid Florida Driver’s License, Class E
• American Heart Association ACLS Provider Card
• International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

The following website is available for additional information on Veterans' Preference:
http://www.floridavets.org


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.

Interested parties SHOULD NOT fill out a City Emoployment Application for the City of Seminole. Candidates will be selected by their FireTEAM score and CPAT. Only selected candidates, who are contacted by the City of Seminole, will be required to complete a City Employment Application. Preference will be given to Pinellas and Adjoining County Residents.

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. Applicants in the Tampa Bay Area can direct all testing questions to Greg Lanning and PTEC at 727-893-2500 x1095 or to NTN Customer Support. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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 Firefighter Paramedic - Villages 

Job Description

Villages Public Safety Department is currently hiring and forming an eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedic. National Testing Network (NTN) FireTEAM and a valid CPAT are required for this position. All testing must be completed by November 26, 2014.

Department Information: Established in 1999, The Villages Public Safety Department (VPSD) is an internationally accredited fire department that challenges the norms and standards within the emergency services community. In our short fourteen year history, we have grown from one fire station with nine firefighters and one fire chief to seven fire stations with eighty-one operations personnel and twelve administrative staff. Villages Public Safety Department protects 36 square miles with a population of approximately 100,000. Our department responds to over 14,000 requests for service annually, with the call types mirroring most fire departments in the United States:

City Information: An hour northwest of Orlando, The Villages is the largest single-site planned retirement community in the United States (at least 80% age 55 and over), spanning over 26,000 acres in the adjoining counties of Lake, Sumter and Marion County. VPSD provides services to over 2.7 million square feet of commercial buildings and retail tenants, along with an“A” rated charter high school, middle school, and elementary school, the latter of which the children of VPSD personnel may attend-regardless of where staff lives.

Population: Approximately 100,000

Salary
$42,653
Closing Date

11/26/2014  


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:
Per NFPA 1582

Academy Certification:
• EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operation Course) 16-hour certificate
• CPR Certification
• AIDS/HIV (4 hours) training certificate
• ACLS or C4 Certification
• State of Florida Firefighter II Certification
• State of Florida Paramedic Certification
• Successful completion of National Testing Network FireTeam Testing and CPAT

Preferred Certificates:
• FFP1301 Fire Service Hydraulics certification*
• FFP1302 Fire Apparatus Operations certification*
*Preference will be given to applicants who have these certifications. Firefighters hired without these certifications must obtain them within one year of the date of hire.

Prior Experience:
2-3 years experience preferred but not required.

Qualifying on pre-employment requirements will include clinical knowledge and skills evaluation; oral review panel; acceptable driving record; drug screening and medical examination; tobacco certification; and background reference checks. Candidates must not have any disqualifiers (see below) in background. Work schedule will include evenings, weekends and holidays; 24/48 rotating shifts.

Probationary Period – 1 Year
• Able to successfully complete orientation and probationary performance requirements as conducted by the Department
• Able to meet and maintain Department requirements of health, physical and mental condition
• Probationary firefighters who self terminate employment with the District within the probationary period will be required to reimburse the District for the costs incurred in the employment process


For More Information

Please direct all questions to NTN Customer Support. Do NOT call the department directly. Do NOT fill out the District application. Candidates moving onto the second hiring phase will be invited to fill out the District application at that time. Candidates must fill out the NTN application as part of the testing process. If you have been a Villages Public Safety Department volunteer for at least one year, please add this to the certifications section of the NTN application.

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 - City of Seminole 

Job Description

The City of Seminole Fire Rescue Department is in the process of creating a qualified list of candidates for three (3) current and future position openings. A valid CPAT and FireTEAM test are required to be on the eligibility list. All applicants can schedule both tests through the National Testing Network (NTN) website. All testing must be completed by 11:59 pm November 24, 2014.

Salary Information: Current salary range is: Firefighter/EMT $38,602 - $57,304

Salaries are subject to a Collective Bargaining Agreement with IAFF Local 2896

Benefit Information:
•12 paid holidays (for full-time employees)
•Health and Dental Insurance (paid 100% for full-time employees)
•Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage (paid 100% for full-time employees)
•Long Term Disability Coverage (paid 100% for full-time employees)
•Sick leave (paid for all regular employees)
•Vacation Leave (paid leave for all regular employees)
•Employee Assistance Program (paid 100% for all regular employees)
•Employee Educational Assistance (guidelines apply for full time employees)
•Pension Plan (for full-time employees)
•Deferred Compensation Plan/Retirement Plan with ICMA or NRS (for all regular employees)
•Direct Deposit: Deposit to any banking facility/ credit union
•Optional Benefits through the Section 125 Plan (for all regular employees)
•Longevity Bonus after five years of employment (for all regular employees)
•Free Recreation Department card (for all regular employees)
•Education Incentive Compensation (guidelines apply for full-time employees)

Contact Information:
Pat Mickunas, Human Resources Officer
pmickunas@myseminole.com

Department Information: The City of Seminole Fire Rescue provides Fire and EMS services to the city and the unincorporated areas surrounding the city.
The Fire Rescue Department is a full-service department that operates out of four fire stations, and a fleet maintenance facility. The Department has a total of 76 employees. All field personnel and officers are State of Florida Certified Firefighters and EMTs or Paramedics. The Department maintains six (6) engines, one (1) 100+ foot ladder truck, a full-service heavy rescue squad, a hazardous materials truck, brush truck and a medical transport rescue unit. Four fire engines, a ladder truck, and the heavy rescue squad are staffed on a 24-hour basis; the other two engines function as reserve apparatus.
The men and women of the City of Seminole Fire Rescue take their jobs and individual responsibilities seriously. Their dedication to excellence keeps the department's performance among the best in the State of Florida.
The City of Seminole Fire Rescue has been designated, by the Center for Public Safety Excellence, as an internationally accredited agency.

City Information: Seminole/Pinellas County

Located just south of Largo and west of St. Petersburg, the city is the gateway to several of Pinellas County's beach communities, including Madeira Beach and Indian Rocks Beach.
The greater Seminole area is known for offering quality education, a thriving business community featuring a variety of goods and services, well-maintained thoroughfares and exceptional recreational resources.

Population: The Seminole Fire District covers 25 square miles and provides services to about 80,000 residents.

Salary
$38602 per year
Closing Date

11/24/2014


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Lawfully work in the US.
High School Grad/GED
Valid Florida Driver’s License, Class E
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Applicant must pass a medical evaluation under the NFPA 1582 standard.
Academy Certification: Yes
Necessary Certifications:

All applicants must have the following current certifications:
•State of Florida Certified EMT
•State of Florida Firefighter II Minimum Standards Compliance Certificate
•American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card
•Valid Florida Driver's License, Class E

The following website is available for information on Veterans' Preference:
http://www.floridavets.org


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.

Interested parties SHOULD NOT fill out a City Employment Application for the City of Seminole. Candidates will be selected by their FireTEAM score and CPAT. Only selected candidates, who are contacted by the City of Seminole, will be required to complete an online application. Preference will be given to Pinellas and Adjoining County Residents.

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. Applicants in the Tampa Bay Area can direct all testing questions to Greg Lanning and PTEC at 727-893-2500 x1095 or to NTN Customer Support. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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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 - Mount Dora

Job Description

The Mount Dora Fire Department is currently hiring for Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT through National Testing Network.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account.

Salary Information: $41,657
Benefit Information: http://ci.mount-dora.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=191

Contact Information:
April Jordan
Human Resources Coordinator/Benefits Administrator
jordana@cityofmountdora.com

Department Overview: The Fire Department consists of highly trained men and women that are dedicated to serving the citizens and visitors of Mount Dora with a quality-based fire and emergency service.
We provide 24-hour emergency response and protection with fire suppression operations and enhanced advanced life support (ALS) emergency medical care.

Additionally, the department encompasses other divisions within the organization that are created and designed to improve the health, safety, and welfare of our community:
• Emergency Management
• Fire Inspections
• Fire Prevention
• Public Education
• Training

Area Information: http://www.whattodoinmtdora.com/content/home-content.shtml


Salary

$41,657


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: At lease 20/40 (uncorrected or corrected) in both eyes.
Academy Certification: Yes

Necessary Certifications:
• State of Florida Firefighter II
• State of Florida Paramedic
• Emergency Vehicle Operators Certification (EVOC) or CEVO
• CPR Certification
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


For More Information

Candidates will complete an application for the City of Mount Dora: http://ci.mount-dora.fl.us/ AND the employment application addendum for the Mount Dora Fire Department: http://ci.mount-dora.fl.us/index.aspx?nid=184 after successful completion of FireTEAM and CPAT. Florida Certifications may be submitted to:

Human Resources City Hall
510 Baker St.
P.O. Box 176
Mt Dora, FL 32757-0176,
Fax (352) 735-9457 or Email:
hr@ci.mount-dora.fl.us.

After a review of applications, desired candidates will be invited to interview.

Selected candidates must pass a medical exam by the City physician, including drug screen, prior to employment.

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/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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Driver Engineer/Paramedic - Citrus County Sheriff

Job Description

The Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Driver Engineer/Paramedic or EMT. Citrus County requires both FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT from 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 NTN candidate account. Candidates are encouraged to complete the PHQ as soon as possible to avoid any possible delays in the hiring process.

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

Closing Date

Building an eligibility list 


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 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. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

 


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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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