Firefighter: City of Miami Florida ONLY FIRST 1,000 APPLICANTS!


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Deadline: First 1,000 Applicants!

Salary: $39,314.08 – $65,068.22 Per Year

Job Requirements:

  • County Residence:  Reside within the corporate limits of Miami-Dade County at the time of application and until such time as employed by the City of Miami (current City employees excluded from this requirement).
  • Age: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age by October 16, 2015.
  • Education: A standard high school diploma or GED. Foreign documents must have credential evaluations attached. Translations are not accepted in lieu of evaluations.
  • Driver License:  Valid State of Florida Driver’s (Class E or higher) must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Certification:State of Florida EMT certification, a State of Florida Paramedic certification is accepted in lieu of a State of Florida EMT certification.
  • Tobacco Usage: Per F.S.S. 633.34(6), applicants must be nonusers of tobacco or tobacco products for at least one (1) year preceding applicant for certification as a Firefighter, as evidenced by sworn affidavit.  (Download at the City’s employment page).
  • Medical & Toxicology: The medical examination will be conducted pursuant to current NFPA 1582 guidelines.
  • Character:  A thorough background investigation will be conducted on applicants given employment consideration.  The background investigation shall include:  1) a criminal records check; 2)  a driving records check; 3) verification of  Miami-Dade County residency, or status as a City of Miami employee and 4) a check to discern whether applicants possess “good moral character” as determined under procedures established by the Division of the State Fire Marshall, Florida Department of Insurance.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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