OVIEDO, CITY OF
400 ALEXANDRIA BLVD
OVIEDO, FLORIDA 32765
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Updated: May 28, 2020
FAILURE TO COMPLETE A CITY APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM BEING CONSIDERED.
Candidates must also fill out the city's application found at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oviedo/default.cfm.
Classification: Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic (preferred)
The City of Oviedo is creating an eligibility list for hiring Firefighters. This Position requires FireTEAM testing through National Testing Network (NTN) and a valid CPAT. All testing must be completed by May 28, 2020.
Salary Information: Starting annual salary $42,000. Certified paramedics receive an $8,500 PM incentive
Department Overview: The Oviedo Fire Department is an active department that participates in numerous community based functions, provides continual training opportunities, as well as responds to over 4,000 calls per year. The department is currently run out of 2 stations which house 3 Engines, 2 Rescues, 1 Battalion Chief, and other specialty equipment on an as needed basis. Our Engines and Rescues provide advanced life support services, as well as transport services to those we treat. This ensures the best possible care for the citizens we serve.
The City of Oviedo participates in an automatic aid program with the Seminole County and neighboring fire service agencies.
The Oviedo Fire Department is an ISO class 2 department and strives hard to maintain our excellent rating from customer surveys, as well as zero deficiency from State compliance inspections.
Our mission is to save lives and protect property by being committed to proactive public safety programs and excellence in operational performance.
For additional information, please visit our website at http://cityofoviedo.net/node/43.
Area Information: Oviedo is a popular family community in Seminole County, Florida with close access to UCF and tourist areas.Located approximately 10 miles north of Orlando, Oviedo has always strived to provide an atmosphere of promoting a sense of community where people can live, work, and play in a safe and friendly environment. For all these reasons and more, Oviedo is one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. Oviedo is best known for its excellent schools and great family friendly environment. With new construction including a community hospital, event center, and new downtown, Oviedo’s future is brighter than ever.Oviedo has earned numerous accolades locally and nationally including:
Some of the natural beauty of Oviedo can be found in the numerous hiking, biking, equestrian, & canoeing trails in addition to the great Park and Recreation facilities. If that isn’t enough, a picturesque trail system, tree-lined streets and a great golf course provide the ideal Florida lifestyle.
Population: Approx. 40,000
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Work Objective: Performs intermediate protective service work in fire suppression and providing emergency medical care to sick and injured patients; does related work as required. Work is performed under emergency conditions and involves an element of personal danger. Work is performed under regular supervision of a Fire Officer.
Essential Functions: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience and training in fire suppression and emergency medical care.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Physical Requirements: Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work requires considerable physical activity including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling; worker must be able to lift and carry dead weight of at least 100 pounds. Position requires visual acuity sufficient to safely operate fire equipment and to affect search and rescue operations and hearing sufficient to accurately perceive information at spoken word levels; manual dexterity is required for grasping and operating equipment.
ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions including extreme heat and cold; during firefighting activities worker is subject to heavy smoke, fumes and gasses; the worker is required to wear and work in a respirator.
EOE-M/F/D/V-Drug-Free Workplace/Tobacco-Free Work Environment: The City of Oviedo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Oviedo will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.