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Fire Service Career Opportunities

Below you will find Career Opportunities throughout the Fire Service in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All listings will be posted for a maximum of 30 days unless a designated deadline is defined within the text.

Full Time & Part Time Medic/Firefighter - King George County Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services

Title Full Time & Part Time Medic/Firefighter
Organization King George County Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services
Salary Range Average Starting Salary: $48,439*(Tech I) / $50,774*(Tech II)
Closing Date 01/23/2015

Medic/Firefighter Base Salary: $43,803(Tech I) / $45,903(Tech II) Average Starting Earnings: $48,439*(Tech I) / $50,774*(Tech II) *Includes scheduled Overtime, Shift Differential, and Holiday. The King George County Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services is seeking qualified applicants to fill Full-Time twenty-four hour (24/7) and Part-Time Medic/Firefighter vacancies.


PREREQUISITIES: • Minimum of 18 years of age (at time of employment) • Valid Driver’s License • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) (at time of application) • Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) – Preferably EVOC Class 3 • Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate* or Paramedic* • Current CPR Certification (BLS Healthcare Professional or equivalent) • Firefighter II (ProBoard) – Firefighter I Certification minimal for consideration *Preference given for field experience, and current ACLS, ITLS, and PALS/PEPP Certifications.

Additional Information

The Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services is a rapidly growing organization, looking for highly motivated individuals. Benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, Virginia Retirement System and optional 457 retirement plans through Nationwide Financial and Colonial Life. Departmental Training provided and career advancement encouraged. Eligible applicants must successfully complete a written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, medical and drug screening. To be considered for one of these positions, please submit a completed and signed employment application with copies of all Fire/EMS/NIMS certifications to King George County Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services, Attn: Employment Applications, 8122 Kings Hwy, King George, VA 22485 by the COB on January 23, 2015. Applications are available at Company 1 – Headquarters or downloadable from King George County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Deputy Chief Basham
(540) 775-8900

Part-time Firefighter/EMS Certified - Martinsville Fire & EMS

Title Part-time Firefighter/EMS Certified
Organization Martinsville Fire & EMS
Salary Range $12.36 to $14.42/ hour, based on Virginia EMS certification; no benefits.
Closing Date 01/30/2015

The City of Martinsville, Fire & EMS Department, is creating an eligibility pool to fill immediate openings for part-time firefighters.


Part-time firefighter applicants must be Virginia-certified as Firefighter II and EMT-Basic. Part-time firefighter applicants must also meet the following requirements: (1) possess a high school diploma or equivalent; (2) be at least 21 years of age; (3) possess a valid driver’s license; and (4) have a satisfactory employment and background investigation. Pre-employment physical and drug test required for selected applicants. Testing information will be provided to selected applicants.

Additional Information

Part-Time Firefighter Pay Range - $12.36 to $14.42/ hour, based on Virginia EMS certification; no benefits. DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, January 30, 2015, at 5pm. A required city application must be completed online by visiting the City’s website at EOE. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Kristopher W. Shrader, Deputy Fire Chief
(276) 403-5203

Emergency Medical Technician - Paul D. Camp Community College

Title Emergency Medical Technician
Organization Paul D. Camp Community College
Salary Range $613 to $1,046 per credit hour depending upon experience
Closing Date 01/16/2015

Seeking adjunct faculty to teach daytime, evening and weekend EMS courses at the Franklin campus.


Minimum Qualifications: Current National or State of Virginia Registry certification or Commonwealth of Virginia Certification at EMT level. Minimum of two years' full time work experience or equivalent in EMS. Current certification as a Virginia EMS Education Coordinator. Preferred Qualifications: Associate's Degree in EMS along with Current National Registry Certification at EMT-paramedic level. Recent teaching experience at a community college. Experience in the use of instructional technology.

Additional Information

Application Instructions For consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications for the position, a current resume, unofficial copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate degrees, any other relevant coursework or certifications, and a completed Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment. Interested candidates should apply on-line through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Recruitment Management System by going to Or Contact Gerald Griffith at 757-569-6732 or at


Gerald Griffith

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 13, 2015