Firefighter/Paramedic: Maitland Florida Deadline: February 5, 2018


Deadline: February 5, 2018

Salary: $49,490.00 Annually

Job Description:

Maitland Fire Rescue is currently hiring and forming an eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedic.

You must be a fully certified Firefighter and Paramedic and attend the department assessment on Friday, February 9, 2018 in order to be considered for employment.  The Department will communicate with you via e-mail regarding other pertinent information.

STARTING SALARY:  $16.99/hr – $49,490 annually (based on a 56-hour average work week)

                                      A one-time Certification Compensation totaling $3,500

HOURS:     Varying Shifts (56-hour average work week) 24 on/48 off


We are Internationally Accredited through CPSE and CAAS; we are an ISO Class-2 fire department established in 1926. Located in Central Florida, we are an all FF/PM Transport Department. We have two fire stations, 39 shift personnel and 6 administrative personnel.

We serve 17,000 residents, and a business population of 35,000, across 6.2 square miles. Maitland also provides Fire and EMS services to the Town of Eatonville.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent as recognized by the State of Florida, Department of Education
  • Possess & maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License
  • Communicate effectively in English
  • Must be Tobacco Free for one year prior to application

Required Certifications:

•     State of Florida Firefighter II Certificate of Compliance

•     State of Florida Paramedic License

•     CPR Certification

•     ACLS Certification

Preferred Certificates:

  • EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course) 16-hour certificate
  • VMR Ops
  • VMR Tech
  • PALS
  • CPR Instructor
  • Associates Degree

Other requirements:

Probationary Period – 1 Year

Successfully complete orientation and probationary performance requirements as conducted by the Department

Complete Paramedic Field Internship Training Program (FIT)


Health, Dental, Vision, Life

Retirement Plan is a defined benefit as set forth in Florida Statute 175.  Retirement eligibility after 20 years.

Tuition reimbursement program of up to $1,200 per fiscal year may be reimbursed for qualifying formal academic education

Firefighter’s educational supplemental compensation

Employee Assistance Program (Cigna Behavioral Health)

Section 125 Plan

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Supplemental insurance available from AFLAC and Colonial as payroll deduction

Our hiring assessment consists of Fire and EMS written and practical test, and interview board. Candidates

must have an acceptable driving record and past criminal history; pass a drug screen and medical examination; background reference checks; and water safety assessment.  Must meet all pre-employment requirements in accordance with state and department standards.  

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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