Firefighter/EMT: Brevard County Florida Deadline: February 5, 2018

Firefighter/EMT

Deadline: February 5, 2018

Salary: $35,635.85 annually

Job Description:

FIREFIGHTER/EMT $35,635.85 annually which includes F.L.S.A. Typically shift work: 24 hours on/48 Hours off. Typically shift work: 24 hours on/48 hours off. Performs experienced protective service work controlling, extinguishing and preventing fires, and performing Life Support at emergency scenes. *** All applicants must not have been users of tobacco products or products containing nicotine for at least (1) year immediately preceding their application for employment as a firefighter with Brevard County Fire Rescue, and shall be required, as an absolute condition of continued employment, to refrain from smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or use of any type of tobacco products of any kind or the use of products containing nicotine (e.g. active ingredient in tobacco cessation products and nicotine replacement therapies, e- cigarettes, etc.) at all times whether on or off duty. In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or manmade disaster that may threaten the area, full-time permanent employees will be required to assist in the performance of essential functions as described in the Brevard County Emergency Management Plan. *** APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02/05/2018***

Requirements: Must possess by job closing date and maintain a valid State of Florida approved CPR Card and certification as a State of Florida EMT. Applicants must possess by job closing date and maintain Florida State Fire Fighter Certificate of Compliance or Letter of Completion from the State of Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training and a current and valid CPAT card from a recognized and licensed IAFF CPAT Training Center. ***Copies of all required certification and licenses must be presented at time of written test administration. *** Applicants will be required to take & pass a written test. Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, with an honorable discharge, entitled to Veteran’s Preference under Florida Statutes, Chapter 295, must submit their applicable DD-214, valid military certification, and/ or military discharge papers to Human Resources PRIOR to the job close date. Veteran’s Preference points will be added to a passing written test score. Applicants must be able to successfully complete a criminal, driver’s license, and personal background investigation conducted by Brevard County or another agency. Applicants must be able to successfully complete a current NFPA 1582 compliant physical exam & be found Fit for Duty under those guidelines. *** Written test will be held on February 15, 2018. All qualified applicants will be contacted with the location information regarding the written testing. ***

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

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