FIREFIGHTER/EMT

SALARY: $30,948
LOCATION: Fire Department
STATUS: Classified/Full-Time
CLOSING DATE: November 15, 2013

Performs responsible protective service work in fire suppression, fire prevention code enforcement, hazardous materials mitigation, emergency medical services, public fire safety education, home and business inspections and disaster management; does related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age. Any combination of education and training equivalent to graduation from high school. Graduation from a community college in Fire Science is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid appropriate Driverís License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of or ability to obtain State of Virginia Firefighter II, Emergency Medical Technician, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations and Emergency Vehicle Operators Course certifications by the conclusion of related firefighter recruit academy course work. Failure to meet recruit academy requirements will result in termination of employment. Must maintain departmental requirements for the position.

SPECIAL NOTICES: Final applicants will be required to submit an updated DMV driving record, submit to a criminal history investigation and submit to urinalysis screening for illegal drug use. Employees in this position are subject to random testing. FEMALES AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.