PASCO COUNTY FIRE RESCUE
4111 LAND O'LAKES BOULEVARD
LAND O LAKES, FLORIDA 34639
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Updated: November 10, 2020
Job Classification: Firefighter
Pasco County Fire Rescue is currently seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedics! All candidates must complete FireTEAM and CPAT Testing through National Testing Network to be considered further in the hiring process.
Once you have completed both portions (FireTEAM & CPAT), visit our job opportunity page at https://www.pascocountyfl.net/3582/Career-Opportunities and complete an online application.
The department requires the candidate PHQ as well as the Work Attitudes Questionnaire (WAQ). You can access the questionnaires through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ and WAQ as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
*Qualified Firefighter/Paramedics may be eligible for a one-time $3000.00 bonus following a six month evaluation.
Salary Information: $41,000/year Firefighter/EMT $48,000/year Firefighter/ParamedicPlus, a contractual holiday bonus of $2000 to $2300 annually (depending upon EMS Certification) in addition to time-and-a-half pay for actual holidays worked.
Benefit Information: Pasco County provides outstanding health insurance plan options, paid PTO time for vacation and sick leave, 24/48-hour schedule with what is currently a 6-week Kelly-Day, Florida Retirement System, short- and long-term disability, as well as provides our employees with tuition reimbursement.
Department Overview: Pasco County Fire Rescue protects the life, health, and safety of all residents and visitors to Pasco County through community risk reduction strategies. It provides a professional, compassionate response to calls for service, and aims to educate our community.
Area Information: The department provides fire protection covering all unincorporated Pasco County, including the cities of Dade City, San Antonio, Saint Leo, and Zephyrhills.
Population: Our fire stations and facilities cover approximately 764 square miles serving a population of close to 500,000 people.
Age: 18 years of age or older
US Citizen: Required
High School Grad/GED: Graduation from High School or GED
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Required
Ability to Read/Speak English: Required
Vision: Vision Requirements are mandated per NFPA 1582 Section 6.4
Additional Requirements: Employees shall obtain certification as a Florida State Certified Paramedic and function as a Pasco County Fire Rescue Firefighter/Paramedic if not already certified within forty-eight (48) months from date of hire. It is the employee's responsibility to locate, attend, and complete the required coursework.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
Veterans' Preference: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides
to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.