Firefighter Paramedic Job - Pinellas Park Fire Department - Pinellas Park, Florida

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Pinellas Park Fire Department

Position Title: Firefighter Paramedic
Position Type: Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Position Location: Pinellas Park, FL
Closed date: 06/07/2014
Job Description


Updated: May 07, 2014

Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic

The Pinellas Park Fire Department has one current opening. The department is building an eligibility list for future positions. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by June 8, 2014.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your NTN candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.

Salary Information: Starting salary $44,235

Benefit Information:

  • Competitive pay package including incentives certain duty assignments.
  • Health and Dental Insurance available at group rates for employees and dependents.
  • Group life insurance provided up to $50,000 maximum.
  • Supplemental and dependent life coverage available for purchase.
  • Short term and long term disability coverage available for purchase.
  • All benefits take effect on the first day of the month following 60 days of continuous employment.

Firefighters participate fully in the City's retirement program that includes:
  • Annual COLA
  • Deferred retirement option
  • Normal retirement at age 55 or 25 years of service
  • Eligibility for deferred compensation program

Contact Person:
Human Resources Department

City/County/Area Information:
The City of Pinellas Park is located in the heart of Pinellas County on the west coast of Florida. White sandy beaches and beautiful Florida weather make Pinellas County a great place to work and raise a family.

The Pinellas Park Fire Department serves a municipal population of over 48,000 and a surrounding fire district of over 16,000 citizens.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 18
  • Education : High School Grad/GED
  • Experience : Entry
  • Additional Requirement :

    Job Requirements

    Age: 18

    High School Grad/GED: Yes

    Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes

    Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes


    1. Far visual acuity:
      Far visual acuity shall be at least 20/30 binocular corrected with contact lenses or eyeglasses. Far visual acuity uncorrected shall be at least 20/100 binocular for wearers of hard contacts or spectacles. Successful long-term soft contact lens wearers shall not be subject to the uncorrected criterion.
    2. Peripheral vision:
      Visual field performance without correction shall be 140 degrees in the horizontal meridian in each eye.
    3. Required to pass the Titmus II Color Vision test (ability to distinguish between red, yellow and green).
    4. Any recent or former history of ophthalmic surgery will require a medical clearance from the City of Pinellas Park’s medical provider.
    5. Any other eye condition that results in a person not being able to perform the essential job functions of a Firefighter, NFPA 1582.

    Necessary Certifications:
    • Certified State of Florida Firefighter II
    • Certified State of Florida as a Paramedic
    • Paramedics must also be certified in ACLS, ITLS or PHTLS, and CPR.
Salary Information
Salary: $44,235  annual

Contact Information
Pinellas Park Fire Department
11350 43rd St. N
Pinellas Park, Florida 33762

How To Apply

A current NTN CPAT and FireTEAM test are required for this position.
To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions.

For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

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