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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.



Firefighter ~ City of Harrisonburg Fire Department

Title Firefighter
Organization City of Harrisonburg Fire Department
Salary Salary Range $36,517 - $42,001
Description

The City of Harrisonburg Fire Department is seeking applications for the position of Firefighter.

Qualifications

Applicants to be considered for a Firefighter position must meet the following criteria: • 18 years of age, • High School graduate (or equivalent), and • Valid Driver's License. Applicants must also meet at least one of the following criteria: • Successful completion (both written test and physical agility test) of the Regional Firefighter Testing, • Currently employed as a career firefighter by one of the four local jurisdictions listed below, or • Currently a Career (full-time) Firefighter with another fire agency. An original Regional Firefighter testing certificate, if applicable, must be submitted with the City application to be considered for an available position. Career Firefighters in the City of Staunton, City of Waynesboro, Augusta County, and Rockingham County are also eligible without taking the regional test. Career Firefighters who are not employed by one of the four jurisdictions listed above are also eligible without taking the regional test. If hired, the individual must successfully complete the Regional Firefighter Testing (both written test and physical agility test) at the next scheduled test date, no later than 12 months from hire date. The following certifications are required: Virginia Firefighter II, EMT and Hazardous Materials Operations, or a VA recognized equivalency. Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must complete a satisfactory criminal background check and drug screening.

Additional Information

Application deadline: July 5, 5:00 PM EST In order to be considered for this position you must submit a City of Harrisonburg Application Form, Regional Firefighter testing certificate (if applicable) and proof of other required certifications. Applications will be accepted on-line only. You may complete and submit an application and appropriate attachments at the City's website. The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, paid leave and holidays. Click for more information & to submit your application

Fire/Rescue Lieutenants (2 Positions) ~ City of Lexington Fire Department

Title Fire/Rescue Lieutenants (2 Positions)
Organization City of Lexington Fire Department
Salary Salary Range $42,838 - $51,405
Closing Date June 24, 2016
Description

The positions will be assigned to a 24 hour rotating shift schedule after an initial orientation period and will be responsible for serving as the shift supervisor for a combination career-volunteer fire rescue station serving the City of Lexington and surrounding portions of Rockbridge County and our mutual aid partners.

Qualifications

Applicants must pass a criminal history background check and a drug screen.

Additional Information

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Application forms are available at the Human Resource Office, Second Floor, City Hall, 300 E. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450

Contact

Contact: Ty Dickerson Telephone: 540-463-3210 Email:Ty Dickerson

Fire Chief ~ Fauquier County, VA

Title Fire Chief
Organization Fauquier County, VA
Description

This is an exciting opportunity to lead 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 be responsible for staffing, training, budgeting & all other administrative matters.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is required (Masters preferred), from an accredited college with major course work in Fire Science, Fire or Public Administration, considerable supervisory experience &/or the equivalent of 5 years’ experience as Fire Chief. Residency is required for new, non-County employees. Internal candidates are eligible for employment if they reside within five miles of the County line.

Additional Information

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Contact

Contact: Kelly M. Luschenat Telephone: (540)422-8304 Email:Kelly Luschenat Visit Our Website

Fire Rescue Technician ~ Fauquier County, VA

Title Fire Rescue Technician
Organization Fauquier County, VAt
Description

Do you dream of joining a growing, community-orientated team? All while making difference and saving lives? Then apply to be a part of Fauquier County Department of Fire and Rescue Emergency Management's next recruit class! The selected candidate will be responsible for responding to emergency fire, medical related situations and hazardous materials incidents; providing entry, suppression and rescue services; maintaining equipment and facilities; continuing training and instruction.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess at least EMT-B and appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ALS Providers will be eligible for incentive pay. 26-week full recruit school will begin January, 2017.

Additional Information

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Contact

Contact: Kelly M. Luschenat Telephone: (540)422-8304 Email:Kelly Luschenat Visit Our Website



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