SATELLITE BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT
1390 S. PATRICK DRIVE
SATELLITE BEACH, FLORIDA 32937
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Updated: May 11, 2021
Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic
Applications are currently being accepted for one Firefighter/Paramedic, full time.
Applicants must submit with the application a complete 3- year driving history obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles and a copy of their Firefighter 2 compliance and Paramedic certification.
To be considered, please complete a City of Satellite Beach application located online at: http://www.satellitebeachfl.org/residents_visitors/job_opportunities.php
You may: email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to 321.821.1962; or turn in directly to Human Resources at 565 Cassia Blvd., Satellite Beach, FL 32937
Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Salary Information: Starting salary: $44,099 Non-solo Paramedic will start at $39,999 with an increase to $44,099 after completing the solo-paramedic training
Benefit Information: Healthcare program including dental, eye care, family care, etc.; Retirement
Department Overview: Satellite Beach Fire Department provides fire, EMS, community medic, and technical rescue services to a beachside community of approximately 10,000 residents. Personnel enjoy an aggressive training program, and are a part of a team providing a high-level of service to residents.
The Firefighter/ Paramedic is responsible for a variety of daily operational and response level activities of the Fire Department. Daily operations involve training, EMS and fire equipment inspection and maintenance, pubic relations, pre-fire planning, report completion, community medic tasks and other duties as assigned. This position will be involved in fire and/or medical operations. The position may serve in an engineer capacity and be responsible for fire apparatus operations, including driving to the scene and pump operations as needed. The position may be assigned incident control tasks, and may be involved in direct care and treatment of patients involved in accidents, suffering illness, injury, cardiac event, and the like. In addition, responsibilities may include mitigation and control of hazardous material incidents as well as technical or water rescues.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes
Prior Experience: Preferred
Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Florida Operator's License without restrictions other than corrective lenses. Must be a Florida Certified Firefighter II with State Compliance, Florida State Certified Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and have completed a 16-hour Emergency Vehicle Operators Course. As a condition of employment, the selected candidate agrees to achieve Fire Service Hydraulics and Fire Apparatus Operator status approved through the Florida State Fire College. Must reside within 15 miles of the City limits within 18 months of appointment.
Physical Requirements: Able to meet the physical and medical requirements of NFPA 1582, to endure/ sustain physical activity under severe conditions, life and carry 45 pounds or greater, and swim 100 yards while wearing a personal flotation device.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Driving Disqualifiers: Candidates must provide a copy of their driving history for the past three years, obtained from the driver’s license office
Drug Use Disqualifiers: Selected candidates will be required to submit to a background drug screening