DELTONA, CITY OF
2345 PROVIDENCE BLVD
DELTONA, FLORIDA 32725
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Updated: November 02, 2020
Classification: Firefighter/EMT (Paramedic Preferred)
The City of Deltona is currently hiring for four (4) full time, non-exempt, Florida certified Firefighter/EMT vacancies. These positions normally requires a FireTEAM and NTN CPAT testing, however, if qualified with all other application requirements and due to the current crisis we will be waiving the NTN CPAT and FireTeam testing. Furthermore, we hold the right to provide testing to you internally during your probationary period. This position closes November 22, 2020.
Anticipated Hiring Range: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. Other incentives possible when qualified.
NOTE - If you are a Florida certified Firefighter and also a Florida certified Paramedic then you may also be qualified for a one time sign-on bonus of $3,500.00 after completion of listed qualifications below:
**Employee must remain with City of Deltona Fire & Rescue for three (3) years or will be required to pay back the incentive received in whatever means necessary. (Vacation, Sick time, or Direct Payments).
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.
Under general supervision, the purpose of this position is to protect life and property from all hazards within the department skill sets. This position is responsible for fire duties, rescuing persons and property from hazards, emergency medical service duties as assigned and performing any other related work as directed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Not all inclusive):
Responds to emergencies with a fire company or rescue unit, and answers Advanced or Basic Life Support medical emergencies as part of a fire or rescue company.
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 and similar equipment in extinguishing fires; raises and climbs ladders; works from aerial apparatus where applicable; ventilates burning buildings to remove smoke and gases.
Performs salvage operations including sweeping water, removing debris, and placing smoke ejectors. Makes daily inspections of apparatus and equipment and notifies supervisor of defects; performs cleaning and maintenance tasks in and about assigned station.
Aids in the mitigation of both emergencies and non-emergencies as directed by supervisor.
Attends instructional sessions in firefighting methods, equipment operation, rescue procedures, emergency medical services, 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 and strives to set a professional standard within the community. 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, SCBA 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.
Must Work out of class as an engineer within 18 months of employment.
BENEFITS: Full City benefits to include Firefighter 175 Pension System, paid employee health/dental, accrued
vacation, sick leave, and more.
Veteran Preference in appointment will be given to those eligible.
In order to be eligible for Veteran Preference you must furnish a Department of Defense document, commonly known as form DD-214 (Member 4 Copy recommended) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the DVA, listing military status, dates of service and discharge type PRIOR TO CLOSING DATE OF THE JOB POSTING. (uploaded to resume tab) Please redact social security number and date of birth information from all documents submitted.
In addition, the disabled veteran shall also furnish a document from the Department of Defense, the DVA, or the Department certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability (bring documentation with you to interview)
If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application/selection process, you must notify the Human Resources Department at 386-878-8750 at least 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) prior to the meeting or activity.
We are proud to be a Drug-free, Smoke-free and Equal Opportunity Employer!
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