MARATHON FIRE RESCUE
8900 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
MARATHON, FLORIDA 33050
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Updated: March 07, 2022
Position Title: EMT (Single-Cert): Critical Care Interfacility Transport
Marathon Fire Rescue is building an eligibility list for the position of EMT (Single-Cert): Critical Care Transport. Candidates are required to complete the following to be considered:
Benefit Information: N/A
Department ContactKarly Good, Administrative Assistantgoodk@email@example.com
The City of Marathon Fire Rescue Department is a career organization operating from two fire stations: Station #14 Marathon and Station #15 Grassy Key.
The department response vehicles include two engines, one tanker, one 109’ ladder truck, and two rescue trucks. Additionally, we operate two critical care transport ambulances with single cert paramedics.
There are 27 full time Fire/EMS staff, with 9 on duty each shift, providing Emergency Medical Service, Rescue and Fire Suppression, working a 24/48-hour shift w/ a 3-week Kelly day. The Department also has a team of highly dedicated and trained critical care patient technicians who provide the critical care transport throughout the Keys and into Miami Dade hospitals, these crews also respond to 9-1-1 calls when staffing dictates.
City/ County/ Area Information:The City of Marathon is located in the beautiful Florida Keys. The boundaries are from approximately Mile Marker (MM) 60 to MM 40.
Marathon is a tourism-oriented community an hour and a half south of Miami consisting of nine main islands spanning 9.28 square miles.
Known as a Sport Fishing destination, Marathon is a popular vacation destination enjoyed for its small-town atmosphere, scenic bay and ocean views, sunshine, boating, fishing, locally owned restaurants, quaint shops and galleries.
Population: 10,000 permanent, 20,000 seasonal
Citizenship Required: No – but must be able to legally work in the US
High School Grad/GED: As required EMS Certifications
Valid FLORIDA Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: Preferred but not required
Necessary Certifications :
Additional Requirements: Must pass a comprehensive background check. Must be tobacco free for one-year preceding appointment and throughout employment (affidavit required).
Hiring Process :
Disqualifiers: Criminal History, Poor Driving History, Dishonorable Discharge.
EOE & Preference Points : Veterans Preference, Internal Candidate Preference, Local Preference
Application Link: Employment Application