Fire & Rescue Medic/Firefighter (Full Time)

Caroline County Department of Fire and Rescue currently has a full time opening for the position of Medic/Firefighter.

Fire and Rescue Medic/Firefighter (Full Time) - posted 8/25/14

This position is responsible for emergency medical service work responding to a variety of injuries and illnesses, fire prevention, and suppression.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Possession at all times of a valid, Virginia driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
Currently hold and maintain certification or equivalent in the following:
Basic Cardiac Life Support (Health Care Provider CPR)
Virginia Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or Paramedic
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or equivalent

The following certifications must be attained within the specific time frame of the assignment and maintained throughout employment:
Within 1 year in assigned job position:
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Firefighter II *
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Hazardous Materials Operations *
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Basic Pump Operator or Driver Pump Operator *
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Rural Water Supply *
ICS 100, 200, 700, 800
Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent

* Special Note – Special consideration is given to ALS providers without firefighter certifications.   These candidates, if hired, would be provided this training during their initial probational period.

Complete job description and Caroline County application can be obtained by calling (804) 633-9831. Application packages can also be picked up at Fire & Rescue Administration or by clicking here . Starting salary – $35,126 (EMT-I) / $36,882 (EMT-P) increasing to $41,325 (FF/EMT-I) /$43,391 (FF/EMT-P) upon completion of required firefighter II and HMO certifications. Applicants should include copies of current EMS, Fire, and EVOC certifications and a DMV record with their application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Caroline County is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here to view a copy of the Medic/Firefighter job description
Click here to download a Caroline County employment application