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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 Paramedic - Mount Dora 08/26/14 Open Until Filled
Assistant Fire Chief - Gainesville 08/21/14 09/20/14
Airport Firefighter - St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport 08/18/14 09/13/14
Lieutenant - Sebring 08/14/14 08/29/14
Firefighter/EMT - Sebring 08/14/14 08/29/14
Deputy Chief - Sebring 08/14/14 08/29/14
Firefighter/Paramedic - Jefferson County 08/14/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - St Petersburg Beach 08/08/14 09/30/14
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 Part Time - Little Gasparilla Island 05/07/14 Open Until Filled
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
Firefighter - Columbia County 01/07/14 Open Until Filled
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
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 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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Assistant Fire Chief - Gainesville

Job Description

Gainesville Fire Rescue is seeking an Assistant Chief - Support Services who will be responsible for managerial, supervisory, and technical work planning and directing both the administrative and technical activities of the Fire Department Support Services Bureau.

Task to be performed may include, but not be limited to coordinating training development and delivery to line and support staff including support of emergency and non-emergency activities of all department personnel; coordinating all active recruitment responsibilities including coordination with Human Resources and Equal Opportunity for all departmental positions; coordinating with Deputy Chiefs to identify training needs for staff in their respective areas; and supervising and coordinating emergency operations, including firefighting, disaster relief, hazardous materials control, extrications, major medical incidents, and other emergency situations. To be considered for this position you must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in fire science, administration, or related subject, supplemented by appropriate technical training, preferably through the National Fire Academy or college/university with a similar curriculum, in Incident Command, Training Program Management, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Medical Services Management, Fire Prevention, and Personnel Supervision and Management.

You must have ten (10) years of experience in a public fire protection department including three (3) years at a district chief level position, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. You may substitute five (5) years of experience at a training program director level position for three (3) years at district chief level position.

Salary
$70,290.00 - $105,435.00
Closing Date

09/20/2014


Requirements

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES
·A valid State of Florida emergency medical technician (EMT) and firefighter certification is required at the time of appointment.
·A valid Florida Driver License is required at the time of appointment.
·A valid Florida Driver License is required at the time of appointment.
·A valid State of Florida Fire Instructor II required within the first year of appointment.
·A valid State of Florida Paramedic certificate is preferred
·A National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Certificate is preferred

Live in our award winning community and work to enhance the Gainesville way of life!

AA/EOE/DFWP/VP


For More Information

Location: The City of Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32601
Apply Here:
http://www.Click2Apply.net/kmw8pjx


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Airport Firefighter - St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport

Job Description

St Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport ARFF Division is testing for Airport Firefighter. This postion requires FireTEAM and a valid CPAT. All testing through National Testing Network must be completed by September 13, 2014.

Description:
This is specialized airport crash/fire/rescue work protecting life and property at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Employees in this class serve as uniformed airport firefighters, responsible for responding to actual or potential aircraft emergencies to prevent or extinguish fires and rescue aircraft occupants. They respond to medical emergencies at the airport, vehicle crashes on or off the airport property and water rescues. Work involves the operation of specialized aircraft firefighting equipment and the application of aircraft fire suppression rescue techniques and the operation of the rescue boat. Employee will be required to work as a floater, which means the employee will be required to work different shifts to assure minimum staffing is maintained.


Salary

$12.48/hr to $19.33/hr


Closing Date

09-13-2014


Requirements

US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: See Florida State Firefighters qualifications

Academy Certification:
Florida State Certification: Firefighter & Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
• Candidate must provide evidence by sworn affidavit to be a non-user of tobacco or tobacco products for at least 1 year immediately preceding application plus possess and maintain a valid Florida Certification as a Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
• Candidate must possess and maintain valid FireTeam Test and a Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) (
www.nationaltestingnetwork.com), or
• An equivalent combination of training, education, and/or experience.

Appointing Authority May Also Require:
• Florida Driver's License or Florida Commercial Driver’s License and endorsement, if any.
• Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
• Employee to obtain a Pinellas County EMT License within 6 months of employment.
• Employee must complete the National Incident Management System (NIMS) online courses 100b & 700 within 6 months of employment.
• Rotating shift, weekend, holiday and mandatory overtime schedules.
• Other highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials relevant to a position.


For More Information

If you are interested in learning more about the posting and submitting an application, please go to https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=PCG&cws=1

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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Lieutenant - Sebring

Job Description

GENERAL 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
Closing Date

August 29, 2014 by 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.

FIRE LIEUTENANT

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

For an application visit www.mysebring.com or contact City Hall, 368 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 471-5100.

***Must obtain physical residence within Highlands County within 12 months of hire date.***

The City of Sebring does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Religion, Age or Disability in Employment or Provision of Services.
Drug Free Workplace, EOE, Vet Pref.


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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

Closing Date

August 29, 2014 by 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.]

FIREFIGHTER/ENGINEER

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

For an application visit www.mysebirng.com or contact City Hall, 368 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 471-5100.

***Successful applicant(s) shall obtain and maintain physical residency in the County within 12 months of hire date.***

The City of Sebring does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Religion, Age or Disability in Employment or Provision of Services.
Drug Free Workplace, EOE, Vet Pref.


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Deputy Chief - Sebring 

Job Description

General 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. )
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

August 29, 2014


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 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.


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

For an application visit www.mysebring.com or contact City Hall, 368 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 (863)471-5100.

The City of Sebring does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex Religion, Age or Disability in Employment or Provision of Services.
Drug Free Workplace, EOE, Vet. Pref.


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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 - 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 FireTEAM and CPAT testing must be completed by September 30, 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.

Located in Pinellas County, St. Pete Beach Fire Department units, like all Fire Departments in the County, are dispatched from one central location operated by the Pinellas County 911 Communications Center. All county departments operate on a common communications (radio and Mobil Data Terminal) system and function under a common Stand Operating Guideline (SOG) known as the Pinellas County 600 Series. The Pinellas County Fire and EMS Response System is made up of eighteen (18) different providers but work together in a functionally consolidated fashion.
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

09/30/2014


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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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 Part Time - Little Gasparilla Island

Job Description

Part time firefighter.

Salary

$
12.00 per hour

Closing Date

Open until filled

Requirements

Florida Firefighter 2 Paramedic ACLS BCLS EVOC

For More Information

Contact Chief Demeter 850-501-6046  

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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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Firefighter - Columbia County

Job Description

MAJOR FUNCTION:
This position is responsible for protecting lives and property endangered by fires and other emergency situations. Successful performance helps ensure the safety of community lives and property. Completed work is reviewed for compliance with guidelines and the nature and propriety of the final results

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Must obtain the required minimum documented training as set forth by Florida Law.
Must obtain the required training as set forth by the Columbia County Fire Department.
Must maintain Florida State Firefighter Certification. High school diploma or GED required.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work preferred.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years preferred but not required.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of fire-fighting, rescue and extrication techniques.
Knowledge of fire-fighting apparatus and equipment.
Knowledge of and/or be willing to learn the geography, streets, buildings, and fire hydrant locations of the city. Knowledge of first aid and CPR principles and applications. Knowledge of potential fire hazards.
Knowledge of hazardous materials required within first six months.
Knowledge of building construction and basic mechanics.
Skill in oral and written communication and interpersonal relations. Contacts are typically with co-workers, fire and emergency victims, law enforcement personnel, utility company representatives, other emergency personnel, and the general public.
Skill in the operation and use of fire equipment and apparatus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Responds to fires; suppresses fires utilizing such fire fighting equipment and techniques as nozzle direction and building ventilation.
Assists fire and accident victims utilizing the appropriate extrication methods and equipment.
Administers first aid and CPR.
Inspects assigned apparatus and equipment; cleans, repairs, and performs routine maintenance on same.
Drives emergency vehicles; establishes fire streams and monitors gauges.
Performs housekeeping, building maintenance, and grounds keeping duties.
Participates in and assists with training sessions.
May perform duties involving hazardous materials.
Assists with completion of shift reports.
Provides fire prevention information to the public.
Performs fire safety and public safety education and acts as an instructor for in service fire department training.
Participates in Fire Department related community activities as assigned.
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs other related duties as assigned.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work is performed inside a fire station and outside at fire scenes. The employee is exposed to noise, dirt, machinery with moving parts, heat, smoke, irritating chemicals, and occasionally inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective clothing and devices.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES/DEMANDS:
The work is performed with the employee sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee must occasionally lift heavy objects (at least 75 pounds), climb ladders, use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and be able to distinguish between shades of color. Acceptable eyesight and hearing (with or without correction) required.


Salary

$9.79 hourly plus benefits This equals an annual salary with mandatory overtime of $29,595 and an annual salary of $30,345 with EMT certification.

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

Possession of an appropriate valid driver’s license issued by the State of Florida.
If submitting an application please attach a copy of all certificates and diplomas to document your training and education.

For More Information

DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Each applicant is required to submit a complete County Application for Employment. Successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening. Applications should be submitted to:

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
POST OFFICE BOX 1529
LAKE CITY, FLORIDA 32056-1529
(386)719-2025; TDD (386)758-2139
An AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer
http://www.columbiacountyfla.com/Jobs.asp


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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

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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