Charlottesville Fire Seeks Firefighter

City of Charlottesville

Application Deadline: September 24, 2021 at 5pm EST.

Apply online only at: www.charlottesville.gov/jobs

Typical starting pay is $15.00 an hour ($43,680 annually) for a 56-hour workweek with additional pay given for EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Paramedic certification and experience. (After becoming a released provider Paramedic, career development pay will bring compensation to $54,600; Intermediate career development pay will bring compensation to $52,416 annually). During training, new recruits will be on a 40-hour per week schedule at $21.00 an hour. This is a full-time, non-exempt, position. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays [plus 1 floating holiday], paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, gym reimbursement program, and continuing education/training opportunities.

(applicants with these qualifications will be given preference during initial evaluation):

  • National Registry Paramedics or Commonwealth of Virginia certified; EMT-Intermediates (Commonwealth of Virginia)
  • Certified firefighter currently working full-time in any state (IFSAC or Pro Board certified)
  • Military veterans (paramedics eligible for reciprocity within the Commonwealth)

ADDITIONAL RECRUITMENT PROCESS INFORMATION:

  • Best qualified applicants will be invited, by email, to move forward in the process to complete and submit a Personal History Questionnaire; which will be sent to the email address provided on your application after the posting has closed. (You can also find the information at the link on job posting)

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency required;
  • Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia by employment start date. (To view our driving eligibility requirements, visit http://www.charlottesville.gov/faq.aspx?qid=166);
  • Must agree to and sign a “no tobacco/smoking’ contract.
  • After one year of service Virginia Firefighter II and Virginia Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Required.

Preferred Qualifications (applicants with these qualifications will be given preference during initial evaluation):

  • National Registry Paramedics or Commonwealth of Virginia certified; EMT-Intermediates (Commonwealth of Virginia)
  • Certified firefighter currently working full-time in any state (IFSAC or Pro Board certified)
  • Military veterans (paramedics eligible for reciprocity within the Commonwealth)

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.

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