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.
- Captain EMS Division - New Kent County Posted 12/13/2013
- Volunteer Support Technician - Virginia Beach Fire Deparment Posted 10/28/2013
- Firefighter / EMT or Medic - Prince William County Dept. of Fire & Rescue Posted 09/11/2013
- Chief of Emergency Services / Emergency Coordinator - County of Lancaster Posted 08/13/2013
- Emergency Services Technician - Fauquier County Posted 08/15/2012
- Wintergreen Ski Patrol
Captain EMS Division - New Kent County
|Title||Captain EMS Division|
|Organization||New Kent County|
|Salary Range||$49042 to start|
Under Supervision of Fire Chief three primary functional responsibilities include:
National Registered Paramedic and Virginia Certified Paramedic, AS or AAS degree in EMS or related field, ALS certified for minimum of five years, NIMS 700,800,100,200,300,400; Firefighter I or II, Hazmat Operations, EVOC 3, Mass Casualty Mod I and II, Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I, HTR Vehicle Rescue, HTR Rope Rescue, NFPA Safety Officer, Preparation for Initial Company Operations (PICO), Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations (STICO)
Apply online at New Kent Website. Employment Opportunities. Job Description Captain EMS Division
804 966 8568
Volunteer Support Technician - Virginia Beach Fire Deparment
|Title||Volunteer Support Technician|
|Organization||Virginia Beach Fire Deparment|
The Volunteer Support Technician Program trains civilian personnel to assist career and volunteer firefighters with emergency incidents. Members of this program work with firefighters on the salvage units. The salvage units respond to fires and other emergencies to restore fire units to a ready status for the next incident. These duties include filling air bottles, rolling up fire hoses, operating a wet vacuum, accountability passport collection, and other non-hazardous duties as identified by the Incident Commander.
Minimum Application Requirements:
Additional Process Requirements:
INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH'S "WAVE" EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR THIS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.
The application is found online at www.vbcareers4gov.com. Visit this site to view full job description and list of disqualifiers.
Visit the VBFD's website at www.vbgov.com/fire for more information on the hiring process and the training program.
OPEN DATES: November 1st - November 18th, 2013.
Christia M. Webb, Recruiterhirevbfd@vbgov.com
Firefighter / EMT or Medic - Prince William County Dept. of Fire & Rescue
|Title||Firefighter / EMT or Medic|
|Organization||Prince William County Dept. of Fire & Rescue|
|Salary Range||$45,884 Medics-+5,504 plus hourly supplement|
This is the perfect career for the right men and women who are dedicated to protecting lives and serving the community. We train selected individuals to provide emergency medical services, fight fires, perform rescues and promote fire safety and prevention.
Experience is not necessary. This is a unique employment opportunity to earn full pay and benefits from day one of your 25-week training. This selection process is for a projected July 2014 hiring.
Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license and high school diploma or equivalency by 7/1/14.
Experience is not necessary; however, we give hiring preference to Virginia or Nationally Certified Paramedics. Paramedics receive an additional annual incentive of $5,504 plus generous hourly supplement pay.
Prince William County, VA, pop. 400,000, is a large and diverse community located 35 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. We are a growing organization of over 500 career personnel and offer tremendous learning and promotional opportunities. We are dedicated to the growth and development of a customer service-driven, diverse workforce to meet the needs of our citizens.
TO APPLY: Please visit our web pages at www.pwcgov.org/fire and click on "Career Opportunities" to apply and to learn more about us, our selection process and how we can offer you a promising future.
Chief of Emergency Services / Emergency Coordinator - County of Lancaster
|Title||Chief of Emergency Services / Emergency Coordinator|
|Organization||County of Lancaster|
|Salary Range||Salary DOQ; benefits provided|
|Closing Date||opened until filled|
The County of Lancaster (population 11,230), a waterfront community located on the southeast end of Virginia’s Northern Neck, is soliciting applications for the full-time position of Chief of Emergency Services / Emergency Coordinator. Operating under the general supervision of the County Administrator, the successful applicant will perform a variety of duties including: the management and supervision of the county’s career emergency medical services system and staff; coordination of emergency services between Lancaster County EMS staff, Volunteer Rescue Squads and Volunteer Fire Departments; management of users’ fees for emergency medical services; application and administration of grants; management of other emergency services, including the maintenance of the Lancaster County Emergency Operations Plan and other state and federal-required plans and programs; and management of the Emergency Operations Shelter. Performs all Emergency Services Coordinator duties and other duties as assigned. Reports to the County Administrator.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED and released as a Virginia Certified Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or Paramedic, CPR and ACLS, Emergency Vehicle Operator (EVOC), NIMS and ICS certifications of appropriate level, Certification by VDFP in Firefighter I and II, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, Public Information Officer, Instructor and Company Officer Certifications, Radiological Response Officer Certification and Infection Control Officer Certification. Minimum of 3 years of EMS/Emergency Services-related management experience. Prefer a minimum of 3 years of EMS staff supervisory experience. Availability and ability to perform occasional evening and weekend work and to attend local, regional and state emergency services meetings. The successful applicant must pass a physical examination certifying the ability to perform the work of an Emergency Medical Technician.
Complete job description and county application form are available at the county website at www.lancova.com; click on “Job Opportunities” on home page
Submit letter of interest, completed county application form, minimum of five (5) professional references, salary history and any other materials documenting applicant’s qualifications to:
Lancaster County Administrator’s Office
Emergency Services Technician - Fauquier County
|Title||Emergency Services Technician|
|Organization||Fauquier County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management|
|Closing Date||Open Until Filled|
$ 40,000.00 (42 hour) $46,000.00 (48 hour)
Advance life support incentive:
7.5% of base salary for Advanced
10% of base salary for Intermediate
12% of base salary for Paramedic
Full-Time Permanent, 12 hour shift
Full-Time Permanent, 24 hour shift
Subject to 24-Hour Call
Respond to fire alarms; operate fire pumps; fight fires; perform rescues; lift carry, drag, lay, and connect hose lines and appliances; assist in loading and unloading ladders; perform salvage and overhaul operations; direct traffic and establish safety zones; Provide emergency medical assistance and basic life support emergency medical care; ride on ambulances in response to emergency calls and in the transport of patients to or from a medical facility; Provide advanced life support care to critical ambulance patients in accordance with regional and local medical protocols and/or on-line medical control upon approval and direction of medical director and/or hospital-based physician/medical control physician; Inspect and test fire apparatus and ambulances and their emergency equipment; maintain proper inventory of equipment and supplies for County EMS and fire units; clean and sanitize equipment; ensure that equipment is in proper and good working order; assist in cleaning and maintaining fire station and grounds; Perform physical fitness training; participate in a continuous training program to improve competence in firefighting, medical clinical work and in rescue vehicle service and operation; Complete and maintain accurate records, forms, and reports for various administrative, operational, and training activities; Perform related tasks as required.
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must be 20 and 6 months at time of appointment. Possession of Firefighter II, HazMat Operations, EMT, EVOC I/II. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications and certifications for position as established by the department.
Interested applicants must submit a Fauquier County Online Application by the posted close date.http://jobs.fauquiercounty.gov
|Additional Information||POST OFFER REQUIREMENTS:
All offers are contingent on a successful background and reference check. EEO/AA/M/F/D