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Updated: April 15, 2014.

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 Job Openings by Department and Type
Job & Location Posted Date Closing Date
Firefighter/EMT - Sebring 04/15/14 04/30/14
Paramedic Firefighter - DeSoto County 04/15/14 04/18/14
Public Safety Director/Fire Chief - Okeechobee County 04/15/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter - Clermont 04/15/14 05/23/14
Firefighter/EMT - North Port 04/11/14 04/21/14
Firefighter/EMT - Citrus County 04/07/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/EMT - Largo 03/27/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Kissimmee 03/27/14 04/25/14
Firefighter/EMT - Deltona 03/24/14 04/30/14
Firefighter Paramedic - Longwood 03/09/14 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT - Clearwater 02/26/14 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/PM - Marion County 02/17/14 TBA
Fire Protection Engineer - Reedy Creek Improvement District 01/21/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter - Columbia County 01/07/14 Open Until Filled
Combat Firefighter II - Levy County 11/06/13 Open Until Filled
Combat Firefighter I - Levy County 11/06/13 Open Until Filled
Support Responder - Levy County 11/06/13 Open Until Filled
Fire Inspector or Fire Inspection/Plans Examiner - Tamarac 08/28/13 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Largo 07/10/13 Open Until Filled
Firefighter - Cape Coral 06/19/13 Continuous
Firefighter/Paramedic - Lealman Fire District 05/03/13 Open Until Filled
Firefighter - Fruitland Park 02/08/13 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/EMT - Brooksville 01/10/13 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
Employee Testing Cooperative Departments in Lee County
Fire Career Assistance Fire Related Jobs Around the Country
Hiretesting.com Various Departments Statewide
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 Sales Rep/ Part Time - Fire Safety Sales 02/08/14 04/30/14
Independent Contractor - Exterior Photos - BIS / York Risk Control Services Inc. 06/14/13 Continuous

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.]


Salary

$11.00/hr plus benefits

Closing Date

April 30, 2014

Requirements

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

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


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

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.

For More Information

*** Successful applicant(s) shall obtain & maintain physical residency in the County within twelve months of hire. ***

Apply: 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 Work place, EOE, Vet. Pref.

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Paramedic Firefighter - DeSoto County

Job Description

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

HIRING PROCESS FOR PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER
DeSoto County Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications for Paramedic/Firefighter. Applicants must possess a valid Certificate of Compliance for Firefighter in the State of Florida, a valid Paramedic Certification for the State of Florida, a 16 hour Emergency Vehicle Operator Course completion certificate or Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator completion certificate plus a valid Florida State Drivers License. If hired, you will also be required to take and pass a physical examination, a urinalysis and blood test and submit to a background check. This Department is a drug free work place.

• Applicants will have to take a written exam consisting of Fire & EMS questions from Essentials of Fire Fighting 5th ed. and Brady; Paramedic Care, Principles & Practice (7 volume series).
• Applicants must take and pass a firefighter oriented skills assessment relating to minimal fire ground operations such as a hydrant hook-up, placing a ground ladder, working with ropes and knots, minimal Haz-Mat scenarios, general fire ground knowledge and EMS based scenarios.
• Applicants must complete and pass a paramedic skills assessment (NREMT Skills Sheets) https://www.nremt.org/nremt/about/psychomotor_exam_advanced.asp
• Upon successfully completing these portions of the evaluation, you will participate in an oral review board which is comprised of members from DeSoto County Fire Rescue.

There are three steps in the testing process for DeSoto County Fire Rescue. Each one of the steps must be completed before moving on to the next step. If, at any time, you fail to complete a step, you will be dismissed from the testing process and will not be eligible for employment.

1. The candidate must pass the written paramedic examination with a minimum of 80% correct and on the written fire examination with a minimum of 70% in order to advance to Step 2.

2. The candidate must pass the practical exam by completing each task presented with a passing score of 80% on the paramedic and 70% on the fire in order to advance to Step 3. The practical exam will include fire related tasks such as, but not limited to, knots, hoisting, hose work, forcible entry & hazmat, and EMS based scenarios.

3. The candidate must complete an oral assessment where the candidate will be asked a series of questions by a panel and will be graded upon how well you respond.


Salary

$12.59 ($36,662.08) - $18.75 ($54,600.00)

Closing Date

April 18, 2014

Requirements

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

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
(A comparable amount of training, education, or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) LICENSES,

CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:
Possess a valid Class “E” Florida Driver’s License; State of Florida Firefighter Certification as authorized by F.S.S. 633; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; State of Florida Paramedic Certification. Will accept EMT/Firefighter that will be Paramedic certified within six months from date of hire.


For More Information

The application packet must be completed and returned prior to the candidate being eligible for the application employment process to begin. Along with the application-required paperwork, the candidate must also provide one (1) copy of each of the following documents:

1. Photocopy of your High School Diploma or GED certification.
2. Photocopy of DD-214 or other military record, if any.
3. Photocopy of your State Minimum Standards Fire Certificate.
4. Photocopy of your State EMS Certificate, CPR, and ACLS.
5. Photocopy of 16 hour EVOC or CEVO.
6. Certified copy of the last three years of your motor vehicle/driving record.
7. At this time DO NOT include a copy of your driver’s license or social security card.

Please follow these directions when assembling your documents.

• Please assemble your documents in the order listed above.
• DO NOT STAPLE, BEND, or BIND your personal materials in notebooks, sheet covers or other materials.
• Make sure your name is written clearly on each page.
• All pages must be standard 8.5” x 11” and paper clipped together.
• If you cannot get a copy of your High School Diploma, you may submit a copy of your transcript, which indicates a date of graduation.
• Please print in black or blue ink. Pencil is not acceptable. If an item does not apply to you, write in the letters “N/A” or Not Applicable.
• All application paperwork may be delivered to CareerSource Heartland, 2160 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, faxed to (863) 993-1046.

Applications may be picked up from and delivered to CareerSource Heartland, 2160 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, FL 34266, (863) 993-1008 phone, (863) 993-1046 fax

TO APPLY VISIT: www.desotobocc.com or www.employflorida.com 


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Public Safety Director/Fire Chief - Okeechobee County

Job Description

Responsible for administration, management, planning and policy development for Fire-Rescue (combination paid/volunteer; 4 stations), Animal Control, Emergency Management, Vehicle Maintenance and E-911 Coordinator for the Public Safety Department. Okeechobee County is a 769 sq. mi. rural county on the north shore of Lake Okeechobee. Salary DOQ.

Salary

DOQ

Closing Date

Open until filled

Requirements

Requirements
   -Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Fire Administration, Fire Science, Public Administration or related field; Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred;
   - Eight (8) years of progressively responsible authority in the fire service with at least five (5) years service as a chief, assistant/deputy chief, or a ranking officer in a similar sized or larger department; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience;
   - Current certification as a Firefighter as authorized by 633.412, F.S.; and all certification requirements under Florida Administrative Code 69A-37;
   -Graduation from Executive Fire Office Program and certification as an EMT or Paramedic is preferred;
   - Florida certified as a Fire Officer I;
   -Valid Florida Driver’s License.

For More Information

Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be completed and submitted to:

Okeechobee County BOCC
304 NW 2nd Street, Room 104
Okeechobee, FL 34972

Applications can also be obtained at www.co.okeechobee.fl.us under the employment tab.


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Firefighter - Clermont

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs responsible work involving the prevention and suppression of fires and delivery of other emergency and non-emergency services. The employee is responsible for responding to emergency situations and assisting in the control and resolution of the situation. The employee works within the scope of established fire department rules, regulations and procedures, however, is expected to exercise considerable judgment and initiative, when required.

This position is non-exempt. (Fair Labor Standards Act overtime provisions will apply.)

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must complete a Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) and FireTEAM testing via the National Testing Network by the closing date noted below. Only applicants that have completed the CPAT and FireTEAM testing will be considered. All questions regarding the Firefighter testing assessments are to be directed to National Testing Network, Inc ; (NTN) at (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com) or by contacting their NTN Support Center at (866)-563-3882 from 8AM TO 5PM (PST). All required testing with National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by May 16, 2014.


Primary Duties:
These job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.
•Responds to various uncontrolled and life-threatening emergencies throughout the City, and requests for aid outside of the City.
•Operates all fire department equipment and apparatus.
•Operates basic to sophisticated fire, rescue, EMS, and Special Operations related equipment.
•Performs all tasks and duties required and/or assigned of a full-service, all-hazards modern fire department.
•Understand, follow, and obey all verbal and written orders, directives, guidelines, and instructions from Fire Department Officers or Incident Commanders.
•Maintains and checks fire equipment for daily operational readiness, requests repairs; assists in minor repairs and ongoing maintenance of fire department facilities, equipment, and apparatus.
•Attends instructional training and educational sessions in firefighting, rescue, EMS, Special Operations and other disciplines related to fire department duties.
•Prepares and submits routine records and reports using proper verbal and written English and grammar.
•Maintains method of contact (home telephone, personal cellular telephone) for routine and emergency contact.
•Will be required to work rotating shifts (24/48), on-call duties, and extended hours in normal and emergency situations in various environmental conditions and all hours of day/night and perform at maximum ability.
•Other job functions – participates in custodial, maintenance, and repair duties; answers phones, providing information and assisting the public; performs routine clerical duties such as light typing and filing; performs other duties as assigned or required; may be assigned functional duties outlined in Department Operating Guidelines.


Essential Physical Functions & Environmental Conditions:
The City of Clermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Americans with Disabilities Act requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with management.
•Moderately to heavy work for extended periods of duration with limited rest and rehabilitation.
•Walking, standing, lifting 50+ lbs., running, jumping/leaping, climbing, stooping, reaching, bending, carrying/pushing/pulling 50+ lbs.
•Good hand/finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination.
•Acceptable eyesight, hearing and speech.
•Ability to wear protective clothing and equipment of 60 lbs. or more and work in extremely dangerous situations associated with extreme atmospheric conditions and temperatures during prolonged and arduous working conditions.
•Ability to successfully complete the Clermont Fire Department Physical Ability Test (PAT) annually as a condition of employment
Environmental Conditions:
•Works inside in an office environment.
•Works outside in various weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, etc., including extremes of each).
•Encounters hazardous conditions such as flames, chemicals, smoke, heat, gases, moving vehicles, falling structures and debris, electricity, poor ventilation, poor lighting, heights, cold, extreme weather conditions, exposure to contagious diseases, etc.


Salary

$35,883.12-$54,892.32

Closing Date

05/23/2014

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
An equivalent combination of higher education and experience may be considered, provided that the education and experience is in a relevant and related field.
   •High school graduation or possession of acceptable equivalency diploma
   •Must possess a good driving record
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations:
   •Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance
   •Valid Florida Driver License
   •Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification
   •Valid CPR for Health Care Providers

For More Information

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must complete a Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) and FireTEAM testing via the National Testing Network by the closing date noted below. Only applicants that have completed the CPAT and FireTEAM testing will be considered. All questions regarding the Firefighter testing assessments are to be directed to National Testing Network, Inc ; (NTN) at (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com) or by contacting their NTN Support Center at (866)-563-3882 from 8AM TO 5PM (PST). All required testing with National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by May 16, 2014.

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Firefighter/EMT - North Port

Job Description

The North Port Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires both FireTEAM and CPAT. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by April 21, 2014.

Annual: $38,646.02 (includes 323 hours of overtime per FLSA)

Benefit Information: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan, Paid Days Off, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program.

Contact Information:
Human Resources
HRServices@cityofnorthport.com

Department Information: The North Port Fire Rescue District is a full-service, career department offering fire suppression, advanced life support emergency medical services; disaster preparedness, response and recovery; and fire prevention functions. The District provides emergency services to the City of North Port, and under interlocal and mutual aid agreements to portions of unincorporated Sarasota County and Charlotte County.

City Information: Located in Sarasota County on Florida's Gulf Coast, North Port is approximately halfway between Tampa and Naples. North Port is one of Florida's largest cities in land area, but only about 25% developed. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 149.69 percent, making it one of Florida's fasted growing cities. North Port is now a relatively young community with a median resident age of 39.1. The City was ranked on CNN's Money's "Best Places to Live" section in August 2012, as number two, for affordable housing, reasonable property taxes (about 15% lower than the state average) and quality of life.
Population: 58,674


Salary

$38,646 per year

Closing Date

04/21/2014

Requirements

Age: 18 (Minimum)
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Vision requirements follow the guidelines as outlined in NFPA 1582.
Academy Certification:
EMT or Paramedic license issued by the State of Florida, State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance/Minimum Standards, Valid CPR Health Care Provider level Card or its equivalent

All certifications must be current and valid. Expired certifications do not apply.


For More Information

Please do not submit the North Port Fire Rescue application at this time. Candidates invited to move forward in the process will be sent application information. Candidates should not contact the department directly. Please direct all questions to NTN Customer Support.

For more information please visit the City of North Port's job posting at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/northportfl/default.cfm.

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/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/EMT - Largo

Job Description

Largo Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT.
FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT is required for this position.

Largo Fire rescue requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. Please complete the PHQ as soon as possible as it is required for your hiring process.

Benefit Information:
Health, Dental, and life insurance. Retirement plan, leave time, disability retirement, tuition Reimbursement.

Department Information:
Largo Fire Rescue provides a full range of services to the community. It is one of a few departments in the world accredited by the Commission of Fire Accreditation International and is a leader in providing benefits and training to its employees. Largo is located on the heart of Pinellas County along the Gulf Coast of West Central Florida just west of Tampa. Established in 1905, Largo has grown to become the 4th largest city on the Tampa Bay area.
Population: 75,000


Salary

$18.61 to $27.66 hourly

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

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

Certifications:
• Possession of a valid Class "E" Florida Driver's License Required
• Have and maintain a Florida State EMT Certificate
• Posses a valid Firefighter certification issued through the State of Florida
• Obtain a Pinellas County EMT certification within 6 months from the date of employment.

Function:
Responsible for the protection of lives and property by performing skilled, specialized work of varied difficulty combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires; working in hazardous, toxic environments; performing rescue/emergency medical and disaster relief services. Duties often require the performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions which may involve extreme physical exertion in heat, smoke, and other hazardous and toxic environments. Work is performed as a member of a team and supervised by a superior officer.

Requirements:
Please visit us at www.largo.com to view a complete job description and to complete an application


For More Information

All applicants who wish to move forward in the Largo Fire Rescue hiring process must complete both steps below:
1. A current CPAT and FireTEAM test are required for the position. All candidates can schedule both tests on the same website: www.nationaltestingnetwork.com
2. All Applicants must also complete an online application for this position by visiting www.largo.com.

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 - Kissimmee

Job Description

The Kissimmee Fire Department is currently hiring for Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT. All testing through National Testing Network must be completed by April 25, 2014.

The department requires the candidate PHQ. This questionnaire can be accessed through the candidate’s NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.

Please direct all questions to NTN Customer Support. Please do NOT call the Kissimmee Fire or Personnel Departments directly.

Salary Information: Starting Salary $40,098*
* slightly less until paramedic is cleared by Department Medical Director

Benefit Information: Comprehensive, Full Benefits; see City website for complete information.

Department Overview: Founded in 1909, the Kissimmee Fire Department has developed into a full-service modern ALS transport fire department that responds to approximately 11,500 calls for service a year. The department operates out of 4 fire stations with 106 personnel with a modern fleet of specialized custom apparatus with the latest advanced technology related to tools and equipment. The KFD strives to deliver outstanding external customer service while following a philosophy of Servant Leadership throughout the organization where every employee is vital to the success of the overall team. The KFD’s Organizational motto is “In the finest tradition… Courage, Compassion, and Community”.

Area Information: The City of Kissimmee is located in the heart of Central-Florida (Osceola County) and is the second-largest municipality in central-Florida behind the City of Orlando. The City of Kissimmee is 12 miles from the entrance to the Walt Disney World Resort. The City of Kissimmee is nearing the completion of a multi-million dollar waterfront renovation and exquisite downtown redevelopment. Located on the north shore of the world-famous Lake Toho known for the outstanding Largemouth Bass fishing and home to many major competitive bass fishing events. The City of Kissimmee is less than 60-minutes travel time to Port Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center with miles of endless Florida beaches and tropical fun. The City of Kissimmee has access to everything found in a major US metropolitan City but few cities can match the opportunities and offerings found in the greater Orlando-Kissimmee region. Life is great here as an individual or raising a family.

Population: 63,500


Salary

$40,098 per year

Closing Date

04/25/2014

Requirements

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

Necessary Certifications:
• State of Florida Certificate of Compliance Fire Standards (FFII)
• State of Florida Paramedic
• EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course) 16-hour certificate
• Current CPR Card
• Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification)
• Valid Florida Driver’s License
• High School Diploma or GED
• ICS-100, 200, 700, 800
• Successful completion of National Testing Network FireTEAM Testing and CPAT
• Lifetime Driving Record (DMV)


For More Information

You will not fill out a City of Kissimmee employment application at this time. Successful candidates will be invited to fill out the City of Kissimmee employment application to continue in the process. Candidates MUST fill out the NTN application as part of the testing process

To 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/EMT - Deltona

Job Description

The City of Deltona is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic preferred). This position requires FireTEAM testing and a valid NTN CPAT. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by April 30, 2014.

Benefit Information: Full City Benefits to include Pension Plan, Paid Employee Health/Dental/Vision, accrued vacation and sick leave.

DEFINITION:
Under general supervision the purpose of this position is to protect life and property from fire or fire related danger. Employees in this classification perform skilled, protective work. Position is responsible for extinguishing fires, rescuing persons and property from danger, performing salvage and related follow-up work, and providing emergency medical services. Performs related work as directed.


Salary

FF/EMT $11.76/hr (Annualized $34,245.12) FF/Paramedic $14.01/hr (Annualized $40,797.12) - After clearing as a Lead Paramedic with Agency and County Medical Director

Closing Date

4/30/2014

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: Good near and distant vision (with or without correction)

Academy Certification:
Florida certification as a Firefighter/EMT; Paramedic preferred. Florida State Firefighter I and II; Current CPR certification; Current ACLS certification (Paramedic); EVOC/CEVO/16 Hour Emergency Driving certification; Current FL Driver’s License (or current out of State Driver's License), Copies of certifications must be submitted with employment application.


For More Information

The department requires the candidate PHQ. This questionnaire can be accessed through the candidate’s NTN account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.

Candidates must submit completed City of Deltona employment application and all required certifications to: City of Deltona, 2345 Providence Blvd., Deltona FL 32725. Application available at www.deltonafl.gov.

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 - 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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Fire Protection Engineer - Reedy Creek Improvement District

Job Description

CLASSIFICATION: Fire Protection Engineer / Code and Document Administrator

HOURS: 40 / week

RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, schedules, conducts, formulates and coordinates a detail-oriented fire protection engineering plan review for construction projects as directed. Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals. Assist in plan reviews and performs field inspections as needed. Confers and corresponds with architects, contractors, engineers, and technical professionals concerning implementation of updated codes and standards. Receives and reviews comments related to EPCOT building code compliance and assists the Manager of the Department of Building and Safety in code interpretations.

Salary

Salary ranges between $1,172 and $1,442 per week, depending upon qualifications.

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrable knowledge and experience in fire protection engineering, its industry and regulatory standards, and design criteria. Thorough knowledge of fire protection engineering techniques, the design of fire protection systems, and engineering and design calculations is required. Broad knowledge of the application of fire protection engineering as applied to construction methods and materials is necessary. Candidate must have up-to-date knowledge of computer applications to engineering and design, working knowledge of engineering planning and control methods - including computerized methods. Candidate must also be skilled in oral and written communication.
Position requires a four-year degree in Fire Protection Engineering or 10 years of engineering experience, with at least 5 of those 10 years in FPE work. To be considered, applicants must have a working knowledge of fire protection rules and guidelines including SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering.

Desired experience includes post-fire safe shutdown analysis, fire barrier testing and qualification, computer based hydraulic calculations, fire modeling, fire hazards analysis and fire protection system design and testing. NFPA Certification as a Fire Protection Specialist is required.

Possession of certification as required by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as a Building Plans Examiner or ability to obtain this certification within one year from date of hire.

Applicants must also have possession of a valid Florida State Driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's commercial vehicle coverage.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Regularly required to stand, walk, reach with arms, talk and hear. Occasionally required to sit, climb, stoop, kneel or crawl.

For More Information

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

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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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Fire Inspector or Fire Inspection/Plans Examiner - Tamarac

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB FOR FIRE INSPECTOR OR FIRE INSPECTOR/PLANS EXAMINER

Under limited supervision, performs technical and specialized fire and life safety inspection work, examining all special events, places of public assembly, businesses, business processes, existing buildings, buildings under construction and related specifications to determine compliance with the City, County, State and Federal Fire Prevention and Life Safety Codes. Responsible for coordinating and completing all assigned field inspections, follow up inspections, invoicing and related record keeping. Performs fire scene investigations to determine cause and origin. Recognizes the signs and understands the crime of arson. Reports to Fire Chief or Designee.


Salary

Inspector EMT $53,851 Non EMT 5% reduction; Inspector/Plans Examiner EMT $56,534; Non EMT 5% reduction

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduated from an accredited high school or possesses an acceptable equivalency diploma, under Section 633.34(1) and Minimum Fire Standards requirements under Section 633.34-35 of the Florida State Statute and at least 2 years’ of direct experience reviewing building plans for compliance with fire codes.
Must possess and maintain the State of Florida Municipal Fire Safety Inspector Certification.

Must possess and maintain State of Florida Firefighter Certification.

Must have completed a certified Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) per Rule 69A-62.021 of the Florida Administrative Code within 6 months of hire.

Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E driver’s license within 6 months of hire.

Must possess and maintain the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals Inspector Certification.

Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals Plans Examiner certification in accordance with the Broward County Local Amendments to the Florida Fire Prevention Code within 6 months of hire.

Experience in fire inspection and/or fire suppression/combat, and working knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) is preferred.
Experience with electronic permit and plan review tracking software is desired.
Desired Certifications:
FEMA NIMS courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800 and ICS-300 (must complete within one year of employment); State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification.


For More Information

Fire Inspector EMT $53,851.20
(5% Reduction if not an EMT)
Fire Inspector/Plans Examiner EMT $56,534.40
(5% Reduction if not an EMT)

Apply:
www.tamarac.org
City of Tamarac HR Department, 7525 NW 88th Ave, Tamarac, FL 33321
Or call (954)597-3600E/O/E/M/F/D/V


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Firefighter Paramedic - Largo

Job Description

Largo Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic. The department will be filling 6 positions and the job posting will remain open until filled. To ensure availability for these positions, it is advised that candidates schedule testing or submit scores through National Testing Network as soon as possible. Largo Fire rescue requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. Please complete the PHQ as soon as possible as it is required for your hiring process.

Classification: Firefighter / Paramedic (6 vacancies)

All applicants who wish to move forward in the Largo Fire Rescue hiring process must complete both steps below:
1. A current CPAT and FireTEAM test are required for the position. All candidates can schedule both tests on the same website: www.nationaltestingnetwork.com
2. All Applicants must also complete an online application for this position by visiting www.largo.com.

Benefit Information: Health, Dental, and Life Insurance. Retirement Plan, Leave Time, Disability Retirement, Tuition Reimbursement. Department Information: Largo Fire Rescue provides a full range of services to the community. It is one of a few departments in the world accredited by the Commission of Fire Accreditation International and is a leader in providing benefits and training to its employees. Largo is located on the heart of Pinellas County along the Gulf Coast of West Central Florida just west of Tampa. Established in 1905, Largo has grown to become the 4th largest city on the Tampa Bay area.

Population: 77,000


Salary

$44,505 to $66,159 per year

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

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

Certifications: Valid Florida Firefighter Certificate. Valid Florida State Paramedic Certification.

Disqualifiers: Conviction of a misdemeanor within the past 5 years and/or a conviction of a felony within the past 10 years. Having two or more moving violations within the past two years, or three moving violations within the last three years.


For More Information

Please visit us at www.largo.com to view a complete job description and to complete an application.

To schedule testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the department 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 on 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, contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Firefighter - Cape Coral

Job Description

The Cape Coral Fire Department is currently hiring. The department is building an eligibility list for future positions. FireTEAM and NTN CPATs are required for this recruitment.

Please do NOT call the department directly. All questions should be directed to National Testing Network Customer Support at 866-563-3882.
Benefit Information: Please view our website for a full list of benefits.

Contact Information:
James Heikkila
Division Chief of Support Services
jheikkil@capcoral.net

Population: 160,000


Salary

$44,378.88 - $62,300.16 Annually

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

Age: 18;

US Citizen;

High School Grad/GED;

Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License;

Ability to Read/Speak English;

Vision: Meet the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training vision requirements of 20/20 or correctable to 20/20.

College:
Fire Academy and EMT school.

Academy Certification:
Firefighter State of FL I & II minimum standards. State of FL or National Registry EMT certification.


For More Information

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on “Firefighter Jobs.” Select the department and read over all the department information and job 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 following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882.

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Firefighter/Paramedic - Lealman Fire District

Job Description

The Lealman Fire District is currently hiring for Firefighter/Paramedic. Candidates must have FireTEAM testing through National Testing Network (NTN) and a NTN issued CPAT. This position will remain open until filled.

Please direct all questions to National Testing Network. Please do NOT call the department directly.

Department Description: Lealman Fire District is located in Pinellas County Florida. It is comprised of residential, multifamily, commercial and industrial complexes. We are one of the busiest departments in Pinellas County running nearly 10,000 Fire and EMS calls a year. In 2009 Lealman Fire District was awarded the Fire and EMS contract for Tierra Verde Florida and in doing so we have expanded our delivery services to include a county park, and miles of beaches. Members of our department enjoy a generous benefit package, excellent equipment and working environment. We currently operate three stations. Out of those are run three ALS engines, one ALS rescue and our District Chief’s command vehicle.


Salary

TBA

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

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:

* 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. * 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: Yes

Prior Experience: No

Necessary Certifications: State Certified firefighter, State Certified Paramedic, ACLS, ITLS or PHTLS, and CPR.


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 department information and job 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 NTN website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882.

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Firefighter - Fruitland Park

Job Description

If you or someone you know is looking for an exciting opportunity to serve the City of Fruitland Park, FL then consider joining the team at the Fruitland Park Fire Rescue Department. Fruitland Park firefighters are proud and dedicated to helping people in emergency situations. We are looking for paid quarterly stipend firefighters to join our fire department.

Fruitland Park Fire Rescue Department was established to provide efficient and effective services designed to protect lives and property from adverse effects of fires, medical emergencies, or exposures to dangerous conditions created by man or nature. We have the courage to act and the ability to perform.


Salary

Quarterly Stipend

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

Firefighters respond to alarms or requests for service, act in emergencies, extinguish fires and perform service work as directed. FPFD firefighters work under the supervision of the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief and line officers. All equipment and uniforms are provided. Applicants must have no criminal record and a good driving record. Applications –http://www.fruitlandpark.org/employment.html. Applications can be filled in online, but must be turned in, in person.

Flexible hours/days/evenings/wkend opportunities available: Paid-Quarterly Stipend Firefighters Minimum Requirements
• 18 years of age
• High School Diploma or GED
• Firefighter One – State of FL
• Emergency Medical Responder Preferred Qualifications
• Firefighter Two –State of FL
• EMT – State of FL
• Live within five miles of city limits
• EVOC Driver Training Completed


For More Information

Firefighter positions open until filled Send your questions, resume and qualifications to: City Of Fruitland Park Fire Department Email – fruitlandparkfire56@yahoo.com Subject – FPFD Firefighter Opening Phone – 352-360-6727
Applications must be turned in, in person. The City of Fruitland Park Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug free workplace

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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 Sales Rep/ Part Time - Fire Safety Sales

Job Description

New Job Opportunity!

Fire Safety Sales, LLC is the national distributor of the Stat-X First Responder.

We are looking to expand our independent sales rep program. This is a straight commission program selling the Stat-X First Responder to fire and police departments in your area of Florida. This is a part time/ supplemental income opportunity.

The First Responder is a new and innovative tool that offers significant fire knockdown and rapid suppression capabilities for enclosed spaces. First Responder delivers a highly effective and environmentally friendly aerosol fire suppression agent - Stat-X. To learn more please visit our website at www.firesafetysales.com.

If you feel you would be a good fit for this position please reply via email to: scott@firesafetysales.com 

Scott Lehr
Sales Manager
Fire Safety Sales, LLC
311 E. Chicago Street, Ste. 510
Milwaukee, WI 53202


Salary

Commission only

Closing Date

04/30/2014

Requirements

Background or knowledge of firefighting industry.

For More Information

Apply by email to Scott Lehr, Sales Manager: scott@firesafetysales.com

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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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