PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER – Edina, Hennepin County, MN – Deadline 11/02/2014

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The City of Edina is currently has a opening for a  Paramedic/Firefighter.


Minimum Qualifications:

The job requires a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be a State of Minnesota E.M.S.R.B. or N.R.E.M.T. certified paramedic.  Must be licensed as a firefighter by the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) within one year of hire, as well as, a valid Class B commercial driver’s license within one year of hire.

Desired Qualifications:

An Associate’s in Applied Science degree in Fire Science or Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration or a related field. Previous experience as paramedic/firefighter, emergency response preferred.  Completion of Firefighter I/II curriculum as approved by the National Fire Academy or an equivalent program which conforms to NFPA 1001, Haz Mat Operational and Apparatus Operator Training.

 Supplemental Information:

Tentative Recruiting Schedule:

Application Deadline:  Sunday, November 2, 2014
Written Examination:   Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
First Round Interviews: November 12, 2014

Candidates will be notified by email if they will progress to each step in the recruiting process.

Dates and times are yet to be determined for the remaining steps in the recruitment process.  Those candidates that sucessfully move on in the process can anticipate partaking in a second interview, medical and physical agility exam, and criminal background check.




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