CHARLOTTE COUNTY FIRE AND EMS
26571 AIRPORT ROAD
PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA 33982
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Updated: March 18, 2021
The Charlotte County Fire and EMS is currently seeking to fill 7 vacancies for Firemedic. Candidates will need to complete both FireTEAM and CPAT testing for this position. To be considered for this round of hiring, all testing must be completed by March 28, 2021.
The department requires candidates to fill out the County application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottecountyfl.
Salary Information: $57,068.36
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 Coordinator941email@example.com
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.
Opportunities include Marine Operations, Special Operations (hazmat, confined space, high angle rescue, trench rescue and structural collapse), Tactical Medical, and ARFF (Airport Rescue Firefighting).
This is skilled firefighting work involving the protection of life and property through firefighting and rescue operations and trained emergency medical work utilizing advanced medical techniques under the policies, procedures and treatment protocols by the Medical Director.
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: DOT approved certification as a Paramedic, State of Florida; certification as a Firefighter, State of Florida; valid certification and maintenance as an A.C.L.S. provider; 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: