Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician
- Type:Full Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:$35,111 - $54,573
- Posted Date:10/02/2019 12:48 PM
Augusta County Fire-Rescue is seeking individuals who are public servants, highly motivated, professional, and team-oriented, to serve the citizens of Augusta County as Firefighter/EMT providers. We invite you to join a growing organization that operates under the High Performance Organization (HPO) model, striving to develop personnel, operate under a core set of values including Integrity, Continuous Improvement, Rewards, and Communication.
This position will perform fire suppression, emergency medical service, hazardous material mitigation, specialty rescue, fire prevention, and other work as required. Augusta County Fire-Rescue is a customer service driven organization that strives for excellence in all services it provides.
Augusta County Fire-Rescue is a combination department that covers 967 square miles with a population of 75,144. There are four County-owned stations. We support the County-wide volunteer emergency response system and provide career staffing in nine volunteer stations. We have two shifts, a 24/48 and a 12 hour Monday-Friday work schedule.
Applicants must possess a valid Va. Driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, a good driving record, must be computer literate and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public. The applicant shall be Virginia EMT Certified or NREMT, Firefighter II, EVOC 3, Hazardous Materials Operations, and be able to pass Regional and/or ACFR Firefighter physical agility test (or currently employed in a similar position).
Preferred Qualifications or Ability to Obtain
Advanced Life Support, Driver Pumper Operations, Driver Aerial Operations, and Vehicle Extrication.
Salary / Benefit
Non-Exempt, VRS-Eligible, Benefits-Eligible
Employment contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check, drug test, and a department physical exam based on the NFPA 1582 Standard initially and yearly thereafter. Applications can be obtained from our website at www.co.augusta.va.us. Completed County application with the following attachments: copies of training certifications and/or transcripts (must meet Virginia Reciprocity requirements if applicable) and current DMV Driver History Report. This is a continuous recruitment for qualified applicants. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal Opportunity Employer.