Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic: Fredericksburg Virginia Deadline: December 20, 2019

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Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Salary: $42,193 – $51,286 Annually 

Job Description:

Successful applicants for a Firefighter/EMT/Medic – Trainee 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 a valid Virginia EMT card; Current CPR Certification, Emergency Vehicle Operators Level II preferred but not required; current driver’s license. Must be willing to take and pass Firefighter training that will be provided; *Must be willing to commit to an ALS class with the City providing cost of the training. Will require a 3-year commitment to City employment after being released as an ALS provider by our Operational Medical Director.

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. *Must be willing to take and complete Firefighter academy provided by Fredericksburg Fire Department.

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 http://fredericksburgva.gov/index.aspx?NID=216, resumes, and required certifications must be submitted before the close of business on December 20, 2019

City of Fredericksburg – Human Resources Department – EOE

jobs@fredericksburgva.gov

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

 

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