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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

Emergency Services Technician ~ King & Queen Co. Emergency Services

Title Emergency Services Technician
Organization King & Queen Co. Emergency Services
Salary $29,000-$37,400 DOQ
Closing Date September 2, 2016 by 3 PM
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

This position requires certification as an Advanced Life Support Provider in Virginia as an EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic and Virginia Department of Fire Program Firefighter II. A complete position description is available including all minimum and preferred qualification requirements from the King and Queen County Administrator office.

Additional Information

A starting salary range of $29,000 - $37,400 will be offered for this full-time emergency services position. Salary will be determined according to experience and proven ability to perform required functions of the position. A full-time position will also be provided a county benefits package. 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

ALS Technician/Firefighter ~ Williamsburg Fire Dept.

Title ALS Technician/Firefighter
Organization Williamsburg Fire Dept.
Salary $38,350 + ALS Incentive Pay
Closing Date August 17, 2016
Description

This is entry-level, technical protective service work in the field of fire suppression, prevention, and emergency medical services. An ALS Technician / Firefighter performs a variety of duties in the areas of fire suppression, rescue operations, emergency medical care, fire prevention and inspection, and public relations. Work is performed under hazardous and stressful emergency conditions, and involves strenuous physical activity. ALS Technician / Firefighters will routinely be assigned to perform roles and responsibilities of a firefighter. Work is performed under supervision from the Lieutenant, Captain-EMS and Battalion Chief. Position requires some degree of independent judgment.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, high school diploma (or equivalent) and must be 18 years of age or older. Certifications Required Upon Employment: Virginia or National Registry EMT-I or EMT-P and a valid CPR card. Candidates with current ACLS and Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course (EVOC) preferred.

Additional Information

The City of Williamsburg is seeking motivated candidates to join our high performance team in the position of ALS Technician / Firefighter. The ALS Technician / Firefighter is a newly created position in the City of Williamsburg. The position was created to enhance the capabilities of the Fire Department by staffing multiple medic units in addition to the city’s fire suppression fleet. The position provides opportunities to emergency medical professionals who are seeking an EMS focused career in the fire service. Our ALS Technician / Firefighters will have the opportunity to specialize in the delivery of pre-hospital care while also assisting in fire ground operations. Starting salary: $38,350.00 (plus $5,200 per year for EMT-Paramedic or $2,500 per year for EMT-Intermediate), with benefits package. For more information and applications visit www.williamsburgva.gov/fire or the City Manager's Office at 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185. EOE. Applications should be mailed or returned to the above address no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Click Here for more information.

Contact

Contact: Eric Stone Telephone: 757-564-7884 Email:Eric Stone

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

Volunteer Support Technician ~ Virginia Beach Fire Department

Title Volunteer Support Technician
Organization Virginia Beach Fire Department
Salary Unpaid
Closing Date August 15, 2016
Description

The VST Program provides civilian personnel an opportunity to receive training in order to assist career and volunteer firefighters with emergency incidents. Members of this program work with firefighters on the savage units. Their duties assist in providing activities that will enhance the efforts of emergency response personnel. The savage 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.

Qualifications

Must be 18 years old by first day of training program. Must have high school diploma or GED at time of application. Must have a valid United States driver's license at time of application. Must be eligible to work in the United States at time of application. Must attend VST information meeting. Must successfully complete Physical Ability Assessment (lift, bend, and walk while carrying a minimum of 60 lbs). Applicants must pass a criminal history background check and a drug screen.

Additional Information

Applications available at www.vbgov.com/fire, select "volunteer opportunities"

Contact

Contact: April Roberts Telephone: 757-385-1098 Email:Recruiter



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