Firefighter/EMT or Firemedic: Safety Harbor Florida Deadline November 20, 2015

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Firefighter/EMT or Firemedic

Deadline: November 20, 2015

Salary: FF/EMT – $38,751/year, FF/Paramedic – $45,106/year

Job Description:

The City of Safety Harbor is excited to announce we are currently accepting applications for:

Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic. 

***PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST HAVE ALL REQUIREMENTS COMPLETED VIA THE NATIONAL TESTING NETWORK BY THE END OF THE POSTING DATE.  CANDIDATES MUST TAKE FIRETEAM AND HAVE A VALID NTN CPAT.  All testing must be completed by November 20, 2015.

Salary Information:

  • FF/EMT – $38,751/year
  • FF/Paramedic – $45,106/year

Benefit Information:

  • Excellent Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Pension  – Defined benefit plan in accordance with Florida Statutes
  • Optional deferred compensation program with ICMA
  • Annual vacation leave
  • Annual sick leave
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Education reimbursement program

Contact Information:

Human Resources

727-724-1555

hr@cityofsafetyharbor.com

Department Information:  The fire department operates two fire stations.  The downtown station houses an ALS Engine, Fireboat, and a Shift Commander.  The northern station has an ALS Truck, along with administration offices.  The city participates in Pinellas County automatic aid and the State of Florida mutual aid and runs approximately 4,000 calls a year.

City/County Information:  City of Safety Harbor is located in Pinellas County and borders Tampa Bay.  The community is mostly residential with a small town ambiance.  The downtown area has vibrant growing businesses offering restaurants, shopping and a spa resort as well as a marina.  The northern area contains a large hospital and other medical facilities.

Population:  Approximately 17k

Job Requirements:

US Citizen: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid FLORIDA State Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Must pass NFPA 1582 entry physical

Academy Certification:

  • State of Florida Firefighter II
  • State of Florida EMT or Paramedic
  • ACLS and ITLS for Paramedics
  • Valid CPAT

Specific Disqualifiers:

Felony Disqualifiers

Must not have any felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.

Driving Disqualifiers

A poor driving record will classify a candidate as undesirable; however, it may not necessary remove a candidate from consideration.

Drug Disqualifiers

Any current use or experimental with drugs classified as control substances, or any other illegal drugs, while not under the care of a licensed physician.

Employment Disqualifiers

A poor employment record will classify a candidate as undesirable; however, it will not necessarily remove a candidate from consideration.

Other:

A pre-employment medical examination, including drug screening will be conducted for candidates that are offered a position.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

 

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