SEMINOLE, CITY OF FIRE RESCUE
9199 113TH STREET NORTH
SEMINOLE, FLORIDA 33772
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Updated: August 12, 2019
Job Classification: Firemedic (Firefighter/Paramedic)
City of Seminole Fire Rescue Department is hiring continuously for Firemedic (Firefighter/Paramedic). A valid CPAT and FireTEAM test are required to be on the eligibility list. All applicants can schedule both tests through the National Testing Network website.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Applicants must fill out an application on the City of Seminole's web site, https://cityofseminole.has-jobs.com/.
Note: When accepting a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to have a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered by an IAFF CPAT licensed site dated no earlier than one year prior to submitting the application and no later than two months after accepting the conditional offer.
Salary Information: Starting salary is $45,500.00/year
Benefit Information: Competitive benefits package is provided.
Contact Information:Erica OttmannHuman Resources Administrator727-391-0204 Ext #firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Information: The City of Seminole Fire Rescue provides Fire and EMS services to the city and the unincorporated areas surrounding the city. The Fire Rescue Department is a full-service department that operates out of four fire stations, and a fleet maintenance facility. The Department has a total of 76 employees. All field personnel and officers are State of Florida Certified Firefighters and EMTs or Paramedics. The Department maintains four (4) engines, one (1) ladder truck, a full-service heavy rescue squad, a hazardous materials truck, brush truck and a medical transport rescue unit. Four fire engines, a ladder truck, and the heavy rescue squad are staffed on a 24-hour basis. The men and women of the City of Seminole Fire Rescue take their jobs and individual responsibilities seriously. Their dedication to excellence keeps the department's performance among the best in the State of Florida. The City of Seminole Fire Rescue is an ISO 1 rated agency.
City Information: Seminole/Pinellas County Located just south of Largo and west of St. Petersburg, the city is the gateway to several of Pinellas County's beach communities, including Madeira Beach and Indian Rocks Beach. The greater Seminole area is known for offering quality education, a thriving business community featuring a variety of goods and services, well-maintained thoroughfares and exceptional recreational resources.
Population: The Seminole Fire District covers 25 square miles and provides services to about 80,000 residents.
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Applicant must pass a medical evaluation under the NFPA 1582 standard.
Academy Certification: Yes
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: Candidates must meet Florida State Statute 633.34
Driving Disqualifiers: Candidate must have a valid Florida Drivers License, Class E
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Must pass annual drug screen
Additional Disqualifiers: Compliance with Florida Statute 633.34 is required including no tobacco product usage for a period of twelve months (12) months preceding employment, and be non-smoking/non-tobacco user throughout employment.
Tattoos are permitted subject to the conditions outlined in Department Directive 14-002.
Failure to meet any portion of Florida State Statute 633.34 regarding Firefighting Qualification Requirements.
*****Veterans Preference Notice*****: If you intend to use Veterans Preference, candidates must submit substantiating documents as designated under Florida Administrative Code Rule 55A-7.013 to the City of Seminole Human Resources office prior to the selection process. Documents can be faxed to:
City of Seminole
9199 113th St N
Seminole, FL 33772
Fax: (727) 320-0914
The following website is available for additional information on Veterans' Preference: http://www.floridavets.org