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Firefighter/EMT

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Largo Fire Rescue - Largo, Florida


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Salary Information

Salary:
33770 annual

Job Description

LARGO FIRE RESCUE 201 HIGHLAND AVENUE NORTH LARGO, CITY OF, FLORIDA 33770 Updated: July 02, 2014 Classification: Firefighter / EMT Largo Fire Rescue is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by July 18, 2014. FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT are required for this position. Largo Fire rescue requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate NTN account. Please complete the PHQ as soon as possible as it is required for your hiring process. Salary: $18.61 - $27.66 hourly ($38,700 - $57,529 Annual) Benefit Information: Health, Dental, and life insurance. Retirement plan, leave time, disability retirement, tuition Reimbursement. Department Information: Largo Fire Rescue provides a full range of services to the community. It is one of a few departments in the world accredited by the Commission of Fire Accreditation International and is a leader in providing benefits and training to its employees. Largo is located on the heart of Pinellas County along the Gulf Coast of West Central Florida just west of Tampa. Established in 1905, Largo has grown to become the 4th largest city on the Tampa Bay area. Population: 75,000

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: Entry
Job Requirements Age: 18 US Citizen: Lawfully work in the US High School Grad/GED: Yes Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes College: College and related work experience Preferred Academy Certification: Yes Certifications: • Possession of a valid Class "E" Florida Driver's License Required • Have and maintain a Florida State EMT Certificate • Posses a valid Firefighter certification issued through the State of Florida • Obtain a Pinellas County EMT certification within 6 months from the date of employment. Function: Responsible for the protection of lives and property by performing skilled, specialized work of varied difficulty combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires; working in hazardous, toxic environments; performing rescue/emergency medical and disaster relief services. Duties often require the performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions which may involve extreme physical exertion in heat, smoke, and other hazardous and toxic environments. Work is performed as a member of a team and supervised by a superior officer.

Contact Informaton

Largo Fire Rescue
201 Highland Ave. North
Largo, Florida 33770

How to Apply

Requirements: Please visit us at www.largo.com to view a complete job description and to complete an application All applicants who wish to move forward in the Largo Fire Rescue hiring process must complete both steps below: 1. A current CPAT and FireTEAM test are required for the position. All candidates can schedule both tests on the same website: www.nationaltestingnetwork.com 2. All Applicants must also complete an online application for this position by visiting www.largo.com. To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com 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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