CHARLOTTE COUNTY FIRE AND EMS
26571 AIRPORT ROAD
PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA 33982
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Updated: November 13, 2018
The Charlotte County Fire and EMS is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/EMT. Candidates will need both FireTEAM and NTN CPAT testing for this position. To be considered for this round of hiring, all testing must be completed by November 9, 2018.
The department requires candidates to fill out the County application at agency.governmentjobs.com/charlottecountyfl/default.cfm. The deadline is November 18, 2018.
Charlotte County Fire and EMS requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $41,408.64 - $62,142.08
Benefit Information: Generous benefit package includes health insurance, paid holidays, sick/annual leave and participation in the Florida Retirement System.
Contact Information:Jessica Hernandez-ParkmanHuman Resources Coordinator941firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Information: Charlotte County Fire and EMS covers just less than 700 square miles from 16 stations. We are a combined Fire and Emergency Medical Service deploying 12 ALS Rescues and 13 Engines, 8 of these ALS. We are adding 2 Rescues to the fleet in October 2013.
Opportunities include Marine Operations, Special Operations (hazmat, confined space, high angle rescue, trench rescue and structural collapse), and ARFF (Airport Rescue Firefighting).
This is skilled firefighting work involving the protection of life and property through firefighting and rescue operations and emergency medical work utilizing the policies, procedures and treatment protocols of the Medical Director. Work may be performed under the supervision of a Paramedic but may require individual and team action of all medical requirements exclusive of those Paramedic duties as defined.
Population: As of 2012 162,981
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: No but 2 year degree preferred
Academy Certification: State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician certification; current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider, and Florida State Firefighter certification. Valid certification and maintenance of an approved 16 hour E.V.O.C.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
No valid license
Drug Use Disqualifiers
Drug-free workplace and no use of tobacco products
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working Environment: ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: