DELTONA, CITY OF
2345 PROVIDENCE BLVD
DELTONA, FLORIDA 32725
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Updated: May 13, 2019
Classification: Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic Preferred)
The City of Deltona is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic preferred). This posting is for a current vacancy. This position requires Fire TEAM testing and a valid NTN CPAT. All testing must be completed by June 9, 2019.
As well as going through the NTN process a city application must be submitted. Applications are available at www.deltonafl.gov.
Salary Information: FF/EMT $12.14/hr ($36,298.60 Annual), (After clearing as a Lead Paramedic with Agency and County Medical Director an additional $2.35/hr($7026.50 Annually) will be paid.
Benefits Information: Full City Benefits to include Pension Plan, Paid Employee Health/Dental/Vision, accrued vacation and sick leave. The Union contract offers pay incentives, holiday time, compassion leave, education incentives and much more.
City Overview: Deltona is located along the I-4 corridor between Daytona Beach and Orlando. The city occupies approximately 47 square miles and sits between I-4 and SR 415 as the main transportation corridors. We have a population of approximately 90,000. The city is mostly residential in nature but is presently booming with commercial growth.
Department Overview: Deltona Fire Rescue has (5) stations, (1) logistics station, 72 operations personnel, 11 administrative personnel (4) ALS engines, (1) ALS Quint, (1) ALS Transport unit, (1) Division Chief’s vehicle, (1) Heavy Rescue, Several specialty vehicles. We have an ALS Bike Team, Honor Guard, Special Operations Team (LTRT532) plus more.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Good near and distant vision (with or without correction)
Florida certification as a Firefighter, Florida State certification as an EMT; Current CPR certification (AHA Preferred); Current ACLS certification (Paramedic) (AHA); Current American Heart PALS certification (Paramedic); Current ITLS Certification (Paramedic); EVOC/CEVO/16 Hour Emergency Driving certification; Current FL Driver’s License. Copies of certifications must be submitted electronically with employment application.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Not all inclusive):
Responds to emergencies with a fire company or rescue unit, and answering medical emergencies as part of an engine company as an Advanced Life Support unit. Removes, extracts, and rescues persons from danger. Recognizes acute symptoms requiring immediate care, and assists in administering lifesaving rescue procedures to injured or afflicted persons. Connects hose to hydrants and pumps; joins hose sections and connects nozzles to hose; connects to standpipes and sprinkler systems where applicable; enters burning buildings with or without hose lines; operates nozzles and sprays water, foam, and/or other specialized control agents as applicable. Operates hand fire extinguishers & similar equipment in extinguishing fires; ventilates burning buildings to remove smoke/gases. Performs salvage operations including sweeping water, removing debris, and placing smoke ejectors. Interacts with, and delivers information to the public during emergency situations. Makes daily inspections of apparatus & equipment and notifies supervisor of defects. Performs cleaning and maintenance tasks in and about assigned station. Aids in the mitigation of other emergencies as directed by supervisor. Attends instructional sessions in firefighting methods, equipment operation, rescue procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, and related subjects. Recognizes hazardous material situations; makes identification of unknown substances through the use of specialized testing equipment; sets up decontamination procedures; assists agencies in the removal/disposal of hazardous material. Conducts station tours; provides public information. Performs other duties as assigned.
While performing the essential functions of this job some tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of sitting, standing and/or walking. Emergency tasks and training involve the performance of physically demanding work, which may involve some combination of running, climbing or jumping, and may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy and/or heavy objects, materials and/or persons. Must be able to wear protective clothing and equipment required for the job and work in extremely high temperatures and toxic atmospheres. In responding to critical incidents, the incumbent may be exposed to fire, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic substances, excessive noise, temperature extremes, and dampness/humidity. The incumbent may be exposed to possible bodily injury from falling from high, exposed places; moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools, and machinery.
Successful candidate(s) must sign an affidavit that they have not used tobacco products for one year (FS 633.412) prior to their employment with the City of Deltona. Condition of hire: The successful candidate agrees to establish and maintain a professional image during employment with the City of Deltona. Specifically the candidate agrees not to have body adornment that is visible while wearing a department assigned/purchased uniform. Facial and neck tattoos, decorative teeth and facial piercings are not permitted.
If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application/selection process, you must notify the Human Resources Department at least 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) prior to the meeting or activity.
Veteran’s Preference points will be given to those that are eligible.
We are proud to be a Drug-free and Equal Opportunity Employer!