Deadline: December 23, 2015
Salary: 47,657-$69,819 Annually
The Temple Terrace Fire Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for firefighter/paramedic.Â To be considered for this round of hiring, all testing must be completed by December 23, 2015.
Temple Terrace will only accept NTN CPATs.Â Â
*Salary includes $6800 Paramedic incentive. Other salary incentives & holiday compensation available based on qualifications.
- Defined Benefit PensionÂ – 3.5% Multiplier for each year of service, Normal RetirementÂ (20 years of service or 10 yearsÂ and age 54), 5 year DROP plan, COLA.
- Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance
- Disability Benefits
- Deferred Compensation (457)
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Employee Assistance Program
Department Overview: Temple Terrace Fire Department was established in 1925, providing full ALS and BLS transport. Two fire stations are located within the City responding to approximately 3,300 calls annually,Â comprisingÂ of 51 career administration andÂ opperations personnel divided among three shifts. Internationally Accredited by CFAI in since 2006. All personnel must obtain paramedic certification within 2 years of employment. Temple Terrace Fire Department Firefighter/Paramedics train continuously, working to provide the best response to the citizens of Temple Terrace.
City Information: Temple Terrace Fire Department serves the City of Temple Terrace and provides mutual aid assistance to the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County. The City of Temple TerraceÂ consists of 7 square miles located in north east Hillsborough County. A planned golf course community situated around the original Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club (circa 1925). An up-and-coming redeveloped downtown boasting pedestrian-oriented shops and eateries, not far from the University of South Florida campus.
Population: Approximately 26,000.
Age: 18 years of age.
US Citizen: Must be a US Citizen.
High School Grad/GED: Must be a high school grad/GED.
Valid FLORIDA State Driver’s License: Must have valid state driver’s license.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Must be able to read and speak the English Language
Possess State of Florida Firefighter Certification as set forth by the Firefighterâ€™s Standards Council.
Possess Paramedic and/or EMT Certification.
Must be tobacco-free for one year preceding appointment and throughout Fire Department employment (affidavit required).
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:
Criminal history background investigation conducted prior to hire.
Driverâ€™s license verification conducted prior to hire.
Drug Use Disqualifiers:
The City of Temple Terrace is a drug-free work place. A pre-employment drug screen conducted prior to hire.
Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills :
Working knowledge of firefighting and rescue methods and techniques; first aid, CPR and ACLS techniques, emergency medical techniques, practices, supplies and equipment; firefighting terminology; fire characteristics; standard firefighting and rescue tools and equipment and their uses; search and rescue techniques and equipment; the Cityâ€™s street system and physical layout.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, orally and in writing, and by use of hand signals.
Ability to function efficiently under stressful conditions; lift, carry, and maneuver bulky and moderately heavy equipment; perform work requiring considerable physical exertion under hazardous conditions; and operate a variety of firefighting and rescue equipment.
Ability to work cooperatively and interact effectively with all types of people in a variety of situations.
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.