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Firefighter (AEMT or higher)
Full time, 24 hour shifts - Firefighter/Medic
James City County Fire Department
Williamsburg, VA
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Position Number: 0430
Pay Rate: 41018 to 50993 (Salary)
Closing Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

James City County Fire Department Firefighter $41,018-50,993 or higher DOQ Progressive fire department offering exciting opportunities for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services! We are accepting applications beginning March 15 to fill current vacancies and to create a hiring pool of eligible applicants to fill future vacancies. Minimum qualifications are: high school diploma or equivalent; valid Virginia driver’s license (or ability to obtain); must be eligible to work in the United States; no automatic disqualifiers are met; satisfactory results of post-conditional offer assessments including extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, criminal history/sex offender check, credential check, driving record check, physical exam, drug screening, and psychological assessment. Preferred qualifications are: Virginia or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate or Paramedic, Hampton Roads Recruit Fire Academy or Tidewater Regional Fire Academy graduate or equivalent (as determined by James City County Fire Department), college degree, and/or military experience. If needed, training is provided including 16 week regional fire academy, and, EMT then Advanced EMT. Once the fire academy and EMT are completed, firefighters will receive a 5% increase. The Fire Department has four Firefighter career ladder levels. Candidates may start above Firefighter I career ladder if education, training and practical experience merit. Firefighters possessing Intermediate and Paramedic certifications are eligible for $3,000 and $6,000 additional pay, respectively, regardless of career ladder level. Tuition assistance for job-related college courses is available, up to $5250 per year. Information about the recruitment process is found on the James City County official website at www.jamescitycountyva.gov/fire. Online applications only through the James City County Career Center are accepted—create a profile and apply! Do you have questions? Contact a Fire Department Recruiter at fire.recruiting@jamescitycountyva.gov. We are accepting applications until April 12, 2019. James City County is a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) employer.

Contact Information

Name: Joseph Davis
Address: 5077 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone: 757 565 7650
Secondary Phone: 757 220 0626
Fax: 757 220 9125
Email: fire.recruiting@jamescitycountyva.gov
WebSite: www.jamescitycountyva.gov/fire
Details: Recruitment Coordinator Office hours:8-5, Tuesdays-Thursdays

James City County Fire Department Spring 2019 Firefighter Fact Sheet

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