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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.



Emergency Services Technician Part Time ~ King & Queen Co. Emergency Services

Title Emergency Services Technician Part Time
Organization King & Queen Co. Emergency Services
Salary $8-$17 hr DOQ
Closing Date Ongoing
Description

Under supervision, this position provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured requiring Basic and Advanced Life Support (ALS); may respond to fire alarms and other emergency calls to protect life and property; may combat, extinguish and prevent fires; drives emergency apparatus, including a life support unit; participates in rescue extrication operations; performs vehicle and equipment maintenance; conducts public information demonstrations; directs and supervises other county emergency services technicians while coordinating with volunteer fire and EMS command staff regarding emergency incident operations; performs emergency management work as required; assists the emergency services coordinator in related public safety duties and performs related work as required.

Qualifications

Part time positions may require certification such as CPR-Basic Life Support Provider in Virginia, as a Firefighter I or II in Virginia and as an EMT-Basic or as an Advanced Life Support Provider in Virginia as an EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic depending on department staffing needs. A complete position description is available including all minimum and preferred qualification requirements for the positions of part time Emergency Services Technician I (Basic), Emergency Services Technician II (Advanced), and Emergency Services Technician III (Intermediate/Paramedic) from the King and Queen County Administrator office.

Additional Information

An hourly rate range between $8.00 and $17.00 may be offered for part-time, as needed emergency services positions. Rate of pay will be determined according to qualifications, experience and proven ability to perform required functions of the position. A completed King and Queen County Application and resume is required for consideration. To obtain a County Application, contact K. Diane Gaber, King and Queen County Administrator’s Office, at (804) 785-5975 and return either by hand , or by mail to P.O. Box 177, King and Queen C.H., Virginia 23085.

Contact

Contact: Diane Gaber Telephone: 804-785-5975 Email:Diane Gaber/Human Resources

Firefighter Medic/Recruit ~ Newport News/Hampton Fire Departments

Title Firefighter Medic/Recruit
Organization Newport News/Hampton Fire Departments
Salary Salary: Starting $38,325
Description

The Newport News Fire Department and the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue are currently conducting our annual consolidated hiring process. Our consolidated hiring process allows candidates the opportunity to participate in one hiring process for consideration by either jurisdiction exclusively or both jurisdictions concurrently. Both jurisdictions offer high levels of service in fire and emergency medical services to their citizens as well as a variety of specialized operations. The process will establish an eligibility list which both departments will use for any hire conducted for a one-year period from the date the list is established.

Qualifications

Neither jurisdiction requires industry specific certifications to be part of the process; however, preference points are awarded for Advanced Life Support EMS certifications (EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic), Tidewater Regional Fire Academy graduates and Honorably Discharged veterans. Both departments require all new hires to successfully complete rigorous recruit training programs in Fire (Tidewater Regional Fire Academy) and EMS (EMT-Intermediate).

Additional Information

To apply, register for the written testing and download the Candidate Background Information Packet, please visit nnfdcareers@nnva.gov. Both jurisdictions offer competitive salaries and benefits as well as tuition reimbursement, supplemental pay for EMT-Paramedic and both jurisdictions offer potential participation on a variety of specialty teams. For additional information about each jurisdiction, please visit www.nnva.gov and/or www.hampton.gov. For specific information regarding each department, please visit www.nnva.gov/fire and/or www.hampton.gov/fire.

Contact

Contact: Robert Craft (NNFD) or Scott Doggette (HDFR) Telephone: 757-969-1800 (NNFD) or 757-727-1223 (HDFR) Email:Robert Craft Email:Scott Doggette Click here for specific information about Newport News Click here for specific information about Newport News FD Click here for specific information about Hampton Click here for specific information about Hampton FD

Assistant Fire Chief ~ Fauquier County Government

Title Assistant Fire Chief
Organization Fauquier County Government
Salary $78,166
Closing Date September 30, 2016
Description

This is an exciting opportunity to assist a department that is committed to protecting & preserving the county & its citizens with Fire, Paramedic Emergency Medical, Rescue, Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Services. The selected candidate will assist with the overall planning, direction, and administration of fire, rescue and emergency services.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is required, from an accredited college with major course work in Fire Science and considerable fire, rescue, and emergency management administration experience.

Additional Information

For more information & to submit your application please visit https://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov. EEO/AA/M/F/D Click here..

Contact

Contact: Kelly M. Luschenat Telephone: 540-422-8300 Email:HR Technician II

Fire Rescue Technician ~ James City County FD

Title Fire Rescue Technician (firefighter/medic)
Organization James City County FD
Salary $38,139-46,385 or higher DOQ
Closing Date September 30, 2016
Description

Progressive fire department offering exciting opportunities for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services! We are accepting applications beginning September 2 to fill current vacancies and to create a hiring pool of eligible applicants to fill future vacancies. The job description which outlines the requirements of each Fire Rescue Technician level (I-IV) is available for viewing at the Career Center on the James City County official website at www.jamescitycountyva.gov.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications are: high school diploma or equivalent; valid Virginia driver’s license; must be eligible to work in the United States; no automatic disqualifiers are met; satisfactory results of post-conditional offer assessments including extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, criminal history/sex offender check, credential check, driving record check, physical exam, drug screening, and psychological assessment. Preferred qualifications are: Virginia or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate or Paramedic, Tidewater Regional Fire Academy graduate or equivalent (as determined by James City County Fire Department), college degree, and/or military experience.

Additional Information

Information about the recruitment process is found on the James City County official website at www.jamescitycountyva.gov/fire Click here.. Online applications only through the James City County Career Center are accepted—create a profile and apply!

Contact

Contact: Joe Davis Telephone: 757-565-7650 Email:Joe Davis/Recruitment Coordinator

Fire Captain-Community Risk Reduction ~ City of Williamsburg FD

Title Fire Captain-Community Risk Reduction
Organization City of Williamsburg FD
Salary $61,126, but negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience
Closing Date October 12, 2016 at 4:30pm
Description

The Captain – Community Risk Reduction will perform responsible management, technical, and administrative work in developing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive community risk reduction program focusing on public safety in a multidimensional approach of safe buildings through code enforcement, building requirements, environmental impact, community safety, responder safety, community health and wellness and community risk reduction through research and education. The Captain – Community Risk Reduction will serve as the sworn Fire Marshal with police power. In addition, the Captain will be responsible for commanding and coordinating emergency incidents including fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services, and hazardous materials responses until relieved by a senior officer. This position will manage and supervise the Assistant Fire Marshals and Fire Inspection Officers. The Captain will work under the General supervision of the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief. Work location and work schedule at the discretion of Fire Administration.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license (must be eligible to obtain a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license), high school diploma (or equivalent) and must be 18 years of age or older. Candidates must currently possess or have the ability to obtain the following certifications/qualifications in a time frame acceptable to Fire Administration: • Successful completion of 51 semester credit hours towards a Fire related Associate’s Degree from an accredited college • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Fire Instructor I • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Fire Officer II • National Fire Academy Incident Safety Officer (ISO) • National Fire Academy Strategies and Tactics for the Initial Company Officer (STICO) • National Fire Academy Leadership I, II, III • Inspector 1031 • Investigator 1033

Additional Information

Applications are available at www.williamsburgva.gov or the City Manager's Office at 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185, 220-6105. EOE. Applications should be mailed or returned to the above address no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

Contact

Contact: Larry W. Snyder, Jr. Telephone: 757-220-6223 Email:Deputy Fire Chief Larry W. Snyder, Jr.



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