Firefighter or Firefighter/Paramedic: The Villages Public Safety Department, Florida

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Firefighter or Firefighter/Paramedic

Deadline: Not Given

Salary: FF-$32,653.14 Per Year or FF/P-$42,653.14 Per Year

Job Requirements:

Firefighter:

  • Age18
  • US Citizen
  • High School Grad/GED
  • Valid FLORIDA State Driver’s License
  • Ability to Read/Speak English
  • Vision: Per NFPA 1582
  • EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operation Course) 16-hour certificate
  • CPR Certification
  • State of Florida Firefighter II Certification
  • State of Florida EMT 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.

Firefighter/Paramedic:

  • Age 18
  • US Citizen
  • High School Grad/GED
  • Valid FLORIDA State Driver’s License
  • Ability to Read/Speak English
  • Vision Per NFPA 1582
  • EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operation Course) 16-hour certificate
  • CPR Certification
  • 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.

How to Apply: 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.

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.

Website: http://www.districtgov.org/departments/Public-Safety/public-safety.aspx

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