Firefighter/EMT: Fredericksburg Virginia Deadline: January 19, 2018

Firefighter/EMT

Deadline: January 19, 2018

Salary: $43,434 Annually

Job Description:

Successful applicants for a Firefighter/EMT vacancy will be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.  Successful applicant for this vacancy requires the possession of the certification from Virginia Department of Fire Programs, Firefighter II or proboard equivalent; EMT-Basic; Current CPR Certification, Emergency Vehicle Operators Level III preferred; Hazardous Materials Operations; current driver’s license.

Successful applicant for a Medic I vacancy will be at least 18 years of age and will have a high school diploma or GED. Successful applicant for the vacancy requires the possession of certification as EMT-Intermediate or higher released by Operational Medical Director; current driver’s license and current certifications in CPR, Emergency Vehicle Operators II, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Firefighter II preferred, Firefighter certifications must be obtained within 12 months of appointment.

Successful applicant for a Firefighter/Medic I vacancy will be at least 18 years of age and will have a high school diploma or GED. Successful applicant for the vacancy requires the possession of certification as EMT-Intermediate released by an Operational Medical Director; current driver’s license and current certifications in CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Possession of Certification from Virginia Department of Fire Programs, Firefighter II or proboard equivalent; Emergency Vehicle Operator Level III preferred; Hazardous Materials Operations.

Successful applicant for a Firefighter/Medic II vacancy will be at least 18 years of age and will have a high school diploma or GED. Successful applicant for the vacancy requires the possession of certification as EMT-Paramedic released by an Operational Medical Director; current driver’s license and current certifications in CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Possession of Certification from Virginia Department of Fire Programs, Firefighter II or proboard equivalent; Emergency Vehicle Operator Level III preferred; Hazardous Materials Operations.       

For more information regarding similarities and differences in these positions, please contact the City of Fredericksburg Fire Department Administrative offices at 540-372-1059.  This advertisement is to determine a pool of qualified persons to fill anticipated future vacancies. Criminal background and driving record checks required. Physical agility test, polygraph, and psychological exam are also required.  The City offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package.

In order to meet testing requirements, completed City Applications, resumes, and required certifications must be submitted before the close of business on January 19, 2018.  A physical abilities test and written examination will be conducted on February 3, 2018, with a snow date of February 10, 2018. If qualified, you will be receiving notification of time and location.

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

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