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

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

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

 

Florida Fire Jobs
Job - Location Date Posted Closing Date
Captain - Training - Reedy Creek Improvement District 10/24/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Villages 10/23/14 11/26/14
Firefighter/EMT - City of Seminole 10/22/14 11/24/14
Fire Chief - Gainesville 10/22/14 11/16/14
Firemedic - Sarasota County 10/15/14 11/21/14
Fire Inspector - Seminole Tribe of Florida - Hollywood 10/15/14 Open Until Filled
Communicator - Reedy Creek Improvement District 10/15/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/EMT - Sebring 10/14/14 10/31/14
Firefighter / EMT - South Walton Fire District 09/30/14 11/01/14
Firefighter/EMT - West Manatee 09/29/14 Continuous
Fire Chief - Ocoee 09/26/14 11/01/14
Assistant Fire Chief - Haines City 09/10/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Mount Dora 08/26/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/Paramedic - Jefferson County 08/14/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Charlotte County 07/23/14 Continuous
 Firefighter/EMT - Charlotte County 07/21/14  Continuous
Firefighter/Paramedic - Reedy Creek Emergency Services 06/18/14 Establishing A List
Driver Engineer/Paramedic - Citrus County Sheriff 06/13/14 Establishing A List
Firefighter/EMT - Lake Mary 06/11/14 Establishing A List
Firefighter Paramedic - Little Gasparilla Island 05/07/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter/EMT - Citrus County 04/05/14 Open Until Filled
Firefighter Paramedic - Longwood 03/08/14 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT - Clearwater 02/26/14 Continuous
Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/PM - Marion County 02/15/14 TBA
Combat Firefighter II - Levy County 11/05/13 Open Until Filled
Combat Firefighter I - Levy County 11/05/13 Open Until Filled

 

 Non Fire Department But Fire Related

Job Date Posted Closing Date
Part Time Track Firefighter - Sebring International Raceway 09/21/13 Continuous
EMT/Ocean Lifeguard - Martin County 04/18/13 Open Until Filled

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

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

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

 Captain - Training - Reedy Creek Improvement District 

Job Description

CLASSIFICATION: Captain – Training

RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with management to assess training needs for the Department. Develops, coordinates, and delivers classes and training to Department personnel. Ensure that Department personnel are proficiently trained to perform assigned tasks, meet minimum State and Federal standards of training; monitor and ensure that required certifications are kept current. Work is performed under the supervision of the Assistant Chief of Training, but the individual must take initiative and exercise independent judgment. Additional responsibilities include leadership, direction; support and participate in emergency and non-emergency incident mitigation.

***** ASSESSMENT PROCESS ****

ASSESSMENT DATE:
• Assessment conducted on Wednesday November 12, 2014, 8am-5pm
• Valencia College West Campus, Orlando, Florida
• Panel Interview conducted on Tuesday November 18, 2014, 8am-5pm
• Only the successful candidates will be invited for interview
• Reedy Creek Fire Station #1, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

100 QUESTION WRITTEN TEST:
• Fire Service Instructor; Jeffery Lindsey
Brady Publishing (Prentice Hall) ISBN: 0-13-124557-0
• Fire Officer Principles and Practice (2nd Ed)
Jones & Bartlett (2010) ISBN: 978-0-7637-5835-6
(Chapters 1 – 11, and Chapter 14)

FIRE-TEAM™ PROMOTE SUPERVISORY EXAM:
• FireTEAM™ Promote consists of a video-based employee observation component and a series of written situational judgment questions that directly measure a candidate’s ability to become an effective supervisor and manager.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS:
• Develop an original Lesson Plan and deliver it to an audience – topic to be announced
• Deliver a pre-packaged Lesson Plan to an audience – topic to be announced

Note: The listed duties are only illustrative and are not intended to describe every function that may be performed by this job classification. The omission of a specific function or duty does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed – if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Other duties, assignments, and Section management may also be included as directed by the Fire Chief or other supervisory personnel.

Salary
Minimum starting salary $1052 / week.
Closing Date

Opened Until Filled


Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must have a two-year degree from an accredited college or university. Must maintain current certification in the following: State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards, Fire Officer One, Fire Safety Inspector, FL Fire Service Instructor I, and Paramedic. Must possess a valid Florida Driver License and maintain insurability under the District's commercial vehicle coverage. Must also have and maintain instructor certifications in PALS, ACLS, and BLS within one year of starting date of position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach and frequently required to walk. Most essential functions require muscular strength and endurance, aerobic capacity, flexibility, equilibrium and anaerobic power. Occasional lifting and/or moving of up to 100 pounds is also required.


For More Information

SEND RESUME TO:
The Reedy Creek Improvement District
Human Resources – Annette Wainey
P. O. Box 10170
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Fax: 407-828-2633
www.rcid.org
Email:
awainey@rcid.org – preferred method to apply


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 Firefighter Paramedic - Villages 

Job Description

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

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

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

Population: Approximately 100,000

Salary
$42,653
Closing Date

11/26/2014  


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision:
Per NFPA 1582

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

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

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

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

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


For More Information

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

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


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Firefighter/EMT - City of Seminole 

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

City Information: Seminole/Pinellas County

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

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

Salary
$38602 per year
Closing Date

11/24/2014


Requirements

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

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

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


For More Information

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

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

To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to
http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. Applicants in the Tampa Bay Area can direct all testing questions to Greg Lanning and PTEC at 727-893-2500 x1095 or to NTN Customer Support. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.


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Fire Chief - Gainesville 

Job Description

Full-Time Regular

The award-winning City of Gainesville, Florida (pop. 125,000 and home to the University of Florida) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced fire service professional with a passion for public service to serve as its next Fire Chief. Gainesville Fire Rescue has been saving lives and property since 1882. The department's 154 firefighters and 16 emergency vehicles respond to over 16,000 calls a year. From Operations to Support Services to Risk Reduction, the department is dedicated to providing excellent service with well-trained, caring personnel. The City of Gainesville seeks to build on Gainesville Fire Rescue’s recent achievements: becoming an accredited agency through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International in March 2014 and improving the community’s ISO rating from class 3/9 to class 2/2x.
The Gainesville Fire Chief will provide vision, direction and leadership in forming innovative approaches to the delivery of quality emergency response services. The Fire Chief oversees an all-hazards department responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service for fire suppression, medical services, hazardous materials releases, technical rescues, emergency management, automatic alarms and aircraft rescue/firefighting. The Fire Chief will also be responsible for a full range of risk reduction services including fire safety inspection, fire investigative services, public education and community partnerships. As a member of the City’s Leadership Team, the Fire Chief will actively bring professional insights and an overall desire to continually improve our community.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM
http://www.cityofgainesville.org/GainesvilleFireRescue(GFR).aspx
The incumbent hired in this position will be required to perform highly responsible and complex executive level work planning and directing the activities of the City’s fire department; provide leadership and support of the organization’s vision while overseeing the administrative and operational functions of the department; and direct the management of fiscal and non-fiscal resources and preparation of the annual department budget.
To be considered for this position you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in fire science or related subject, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience at a command level of District/Battalion Chief or higher; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A valid Florida driver’s license is required at the time of appointment.

The City of Gainesville, a great place to live, work and play!

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

For further information and/or to apply, visit:
URL: http://www.cityofgaineville.jobs
AA/EOE/DFWP/VP

Salary
$96,047.00 - $153,337.00 Annually
Closing Date

11/16/14, 11:59 pm - EST


Requirements

SUMMARY

This is highly responsible and complex executive level work planning and directing the activities of the City’s fire department. The incumbent must be a team player, providing leadership and supporting the organization’s vision while overseeing the administrative and operational functions of the fire department.

The Fire Chief serves at the will of the City Manager and may be appointed or removed at will by the City Manager. Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its emphasis on fire public safety and by its departmental managerial responsibility.

EXAMPLES OF WORK**

**This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Plans, directs, coordinates and administers all functions of municipal fire and EMS services and directs all fire department activities through supervision of subordinate personnel.

Assesses organizational and operational effectiveness of the department and coordinates with staff personnel to implement policies, procedures, programs and methods of operation to address the department’s service to the community.

Directs the management of fiscal and non-fiscal resources and preparation of the annual department budget.

Ensures that all fire and EMS legal mandates and requirements are met.

Develops and empowers employees, resolves conflict and promotes teamwork and communication among shifts, districts and other departments and agencies.

Recommends selection, promotion, discharge, and other appropriate personnel actions. Assigns personnel and equipment to such duties and uses as appropriate.

Evaluates equipment needs and requisitions new apparatus and supplies.

Directs inspection of buildings and properties to locate potential fire hazards.

Directs fire prevention regulations and takes action to secure abatement of fire hazards.

Will be required to respond under emergency conditions.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

May act in absence of supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in fire science or related subject, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience at a command level of District/Battalion Chief or higher; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid Florida Driver License required upon appointment.

Certifications

Valid State of Florida paramedic certification required upon appointment.

Certificate of Compliance as a State of Florida Firefighter required upon appointment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of principles, practices, methods and theories of modern fire administration, organization and operations.

Thorough knowledge of controlling laws, ordinances, regulations and statutes which govern fire administration functions.

Thorough knowledge of business, administrative and fiscal management. Thorough knowledge of use and operation of varied fire motor and auxiliary apparatus.

Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of effective administration and supervision.

Considerable knowledge of municipal government and the relationships between the fire department and other governmental agencies.

Knowledge of governmental budget procedures.

Ability to plan, install and carry out programs of departmental operations and activities, including employee training and development and fire prevention and investigation activities.

Ability to augment and coordinate delivery of urban fire services.

Ability to plan, assign, delegate and direct work of administrative and supervisory personnel.

Ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments.

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, other fire agencies and the general public and to deal effectively, courteously and tactfully with public relations.

Ability to prepare and maintain records, conduct analysis, write reports and make presentations effectively, both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods of time.

Work may require exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work may require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions.

May be required to attend meetings and respond to fires outside regular business hours.

Residence within the City limits required within six (6) months of appointment.


For More Information

http://www.cityofgaineville.jobs


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Firemedic - Sarasota County  

Job Description

Firemedic (Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic)

Sarasota County Fire Department is currently building an eligibility list for Firemedic (Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic). Applicants must have valid FireTEAM and NTN CPAT. The closing date for testing through National Testing Network is November 21, 2014 to be considered for this round of hiring.

If you have been a Sarasota County volunteer for at least two years, please add this to the certifications section of the NTN application.

Salary: $37,140 - 45,152 starting depending on qualifications

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, FMLA, Employee Assistance Program, Uniform Maintenance, Health Trust, FRS "Special Risk" Pension, Paid Sick and Vacation Leave.

Department Information: Sarasota County Fire Department protects 412 square miles with a population of approximately 350,000. Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operations operates 21 fire rescue stations and seven EMS only stations. Sarasota County Fire Department employs over 500 Firefighter/EMT's of which 236 are Firefighter/Paramedics, and are supported by 60 volunteer firefighters. Our department responds to over 44,652 emergencies annually, of which, approximately 5,653 are fire related incidents.

Fire Operations operates:
• 16 Basic Life Support (BLS) engines
• 25 Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances
• Six ALS engines
• Three ladder trucks
• One special operations vehicle
• Three tankers
• One fire boat
• Other emergency support vehicles

 

Salary
$37,140 - 45,152 starting depending on qualifications  
Closing Date

11/21/2014


Requirements

Age: 18
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes or GED equivalent
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Valid Florida State Driver's License
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: As required in NFPA 1582
Academy Certification:
 Certified State of Florida Firefighter and 
Certified State of Florida EMT


For More Information

Please do NOT call the department directly. Do NOT fill out the County application. Candidates moving onto the second hiring phase will be invited to fill out the County application at that time. Candidates will need to fill out the NTN application as part of the testing process.

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


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Fire Inspector - Seminole Tribe of Florida - Hollywood 

Job Description

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

Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date

Open Until Filled 


Requirements

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


For More Information

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


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Communicator - Reedy Creek Improvement District  

Job Description

HOURS: 40 hours weekly, rotating 10 hour shifts

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

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

Salary
 Minimum starting wage rate $15.63 per hour
Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

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


For More Information

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

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


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Firefighter/EMT - Sebring 

Job Description

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

Salary
$11.00 /hr plus benefits
Closing Date

October 31, 2014


Requirements

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

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


For More Information

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

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

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


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Firefighter / EMT - South Walton Fire District

Job Description

The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) is currently recruiting Firefighter/EMT’s to establish an eligibility list.

The Firefighter / EMT is responsible for protecting lives and property of the citizens and visitors of South Walton through fire suppression activities, emergency medical care, fire prevention, safety activities and education. Successful performance results in increased public safety and decreased property loss. To accomplish this, firefighters perform firefighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires; provide emergency medical care to the sick and injured; and operate and maintain apparatus and equipment.

Salary
Beginning wage for FF/EMT=$14.22 / hour (approximately $41,522 annual)
Closing Date

November 1, 2014 at 4:00pm


Requirements

Applicants must hold a Florida Certificate of Compliance as a Firefighter and possess a current Florida EMT or Paramedic license. High school diploma or equivalent, and must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.


For More Information

The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) is a professional fire/rescue agency located in the premier beach community of the Florida panhandle. Nestled in the southern portion of Walton County with 26 miles of beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, our District is responsible for the Fire Protection, Emergency Medical Services Transport, Beach Lifeguards, Hazardous Material Mitigation and Public Education and Prevention activities for 84 square miles. Our population ranges from 20,000 to over 100,000 depending on our tourist season.

Applications may be requested by phone (850-267-1298), or are available at
www.swfd.org under employment. Completed applications can be mailed or delivered to SWFD, 911 N. County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 or emailed to career@swfd.org. To be considered for this test period your application must be received by November 1, 2014 at 4pm.


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Firefighter/EMT - West Manatee

Job Description


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

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

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

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

Salary
$42,033 per year
Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

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


For More Information

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

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

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


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Fire Chief - Ocoee

Job Description

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

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

Essential Functions
Under the direction of the City Manager, the Fire Chief will direct firefighting, rescue and emergency medical service (EMS) as the highest-ranking officer of the Fire Department. Supervises assigned staff, plans, conducts and coordinates work in areas including budget, procurement, personnel administration, employee relations, training, maintenance and security of buildings, grounds and equipment.
The purpose of this position is to manage difficult, broad, and effective services for assigned programs and projects through collaborative efforts with senior staff employees within other city agencies. Develops and implements department goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
Additional Functions
• When deemed necessary, respond to fire alarms and other emergency service calls with fire/rescue companies. Assumes overall Command duties at emergency site(s).
• Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates tactics and strategies used to resolve emergency and other situations.
• Directs employees, resolves staff issues, and delegates various duties as appropriate.
• Provides oversight and coordination for fire/rescue personnel to duty assignments.
• Works with other senior staff to develop annual budget, monitor expenditures and oversees purchasing of equipment, supplies, and apparatus.
• Develops and implements policies and procedures governing operations of all equipment and apparatus.
• Serves as liaison between various fire/rescue departments and EMS agencies including local government, public and private agencies as required.
• Oversees and coordinates automatic aid policies and procedures with neighboring jurisdictions.
• Oversees and occasionally participates in investigations and inspections at a fire scene operation to determine cause, origin and circumstances of the fire.
• Performs other duties as required.

Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date

November 1, 2014


Requirements

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

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


For More Information

To apply, submit an application and resume to: City of Ocoee, Attn: Human Resources Department, 150 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761. The closing date to apply is November 1, 2014. EOE/DFW. Detailed job description and application available at www.ocoee.org.


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Assistant Fire Chief - Haines City

Job Description

POSITION FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Public Safety Director, assists in providing administrative direction and leadership for all Fire Department operations, equipment, and personnel. Manages daily operations necessary to achieve exemplary services for the protection of life and property through efficient and effective implementation of fire suppression and prevention, emergency medical response, and other emergency and non-emergency related services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Responsible for the daily management of all operations necessary to achieve exemplary services for the protection of life and property through efficient and effective implementation of fire suppression and prevention, emergency medical response, and other emergency and non-emergency related services. Performs duties necessary to manage and direct Department personnel to achieve Department and organizational goals and objectives.
2. Responsible for ensuring appropriate certifications and/or licenses are achieved and maintained by Department personnel. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning and directing activities to ensure on-going internal and/or external job related training and professional development of personnel to be in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Occupational Health and Safety, and organizational policies, practices and standards.
3. Responsible to performs duties necessary to identify Department efficiencies and deficiencies through the analysis of fire, medical, emergency and non-emergency responsive services; coordinating and conducting performance reviews; identification and resolution of inefficiencies; and the development and implementation of programs.
4. Responsible for the planning, preparing and monitoring of the Department budget, to include analyses and recommendations regarding operational, personnel, and equipment requirements.
5. Performs additional duties as assigned, which may include field response related to fire suppression, and emergency medical and other emergency and non-emergency response services.

Salary
 $64,552.58 to $80,000 (Annual DOQ)
Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements


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


For More Information

All applicants must complete an employment application and submit it to the City of Haines City Human Resources Department in order to be considered for employment. Applications and job announcements are available at www.hainescity.com.
You may email applications to
jobs@hainescity.com


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Firefighter Paramedic - Mount Dora

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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


Salary

$41,657


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

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

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


For More Information

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

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

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

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

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


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Firefighter/Paramedic - Jefferson County

Job Description

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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


Salary

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


Closing Date

Open until filled


Requirements

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


For More Information

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


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Firefighter Paramedic - Charlotte County

Job Description

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

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

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

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


Salary

$47,960.64 - $71,955.52


Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

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

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

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


For More Information

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

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

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


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Firefighter/EMT - Charlotte County

Job Description

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

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

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

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

Population: As of 2012 162,981


Salary

$41,408.64 - $62,142.08


Closing Date

Continuous


Requirements

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


For More Information

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

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

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


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Fire Protection Systems Technician - Reedy Creek Improvement District

Job Description

CLASSIFICATION: Fire Protection Systems Technician

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

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


Salary

Minimum starting salary $19.71/hr.


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Requirements

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

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


For More Information

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


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Driver Engineer/Paramedic - Citrus County Sheriff

Job Description

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

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

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

Closing Date

Building an eligibility list 


Requirements

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

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

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


For More Information

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

 


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Firefighter/EMT - Lake Mary

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Salary

$35,992 a year


Closing Date

Building an eligibility list 


Requirements

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

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


For More Information

Do not call the department directly.

Drug testing is required for this position.

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

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

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

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

 


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Firefighter Paramedic - Little Gasparilla Island

Job Description

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

Salary

$32,000

Closing Date

Open until filled

Requirements

Florida Firefighter 2 Paramedic, ACLS, CPR, EVOC.

For More Information

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

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Firefighter/EMT - Citrus County

Job Description

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

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

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


Salary

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

Closing Date

Open until Filled

Requirements

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

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

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

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


For More Information

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

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


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Firefighter Paramedic - Longwood

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Population: 13,751


Salary

$33,999.93 per year

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

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

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


For More Information

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

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Firefighter/EMT - Clearwater

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

Population: 110,000


Salary

$38,039 a year

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

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

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

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


For More Information

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

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Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/PM - Marion County

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

Population: 338,000


Salary

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

Closing Date

TBA

Requirements

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

For More Information

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

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Combat Firefighter II - Levy County

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

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

Performs the following:

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

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

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


Salary

$9.15/hour

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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


For More Information

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

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Combat Firefighter I - Levy County

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

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

Performs the following:

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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


Salary

$10.00/call

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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


For More Information

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

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Support Responder - Levy County

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

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

Performs the following:

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

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

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


Salary

$8.00/call

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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


For More Information

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

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Non Fire Department But Fire Related

Part Time Track Firefighter - Sebring International Raceway

Job Description

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

Salary

$10/hr

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

Fl Firefighter 1 & 2 (Minimum Standards)

For More Information

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

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EMT/Ocean Lifeguard - Martin County

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Performs work related to this job description as required.

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

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

Knowledge of approved water rescue methodology.

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

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

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

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

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

Working knowledge of National Incident Management System.


Salary

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

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Requirements

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

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


For More Information

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

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Part Time - Off Duty - Retired Work


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

Job Description

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

Salary

$15.00 per report

Closing Date

Continuous

Requirements

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

For More Information

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

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Outside Of Florida Job Openings

No Listings At this time

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