Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter
Fort Myers Beach Fire Department - Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Oct 2, 2020


Application Deadline:
Nov 2, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$51,228-$66071 annual

Job Description

Fort Myers Beach Fire Department

100 Voorhis Street, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931

Applicants Must fill out FMBFD Application found on website (www.FMBFire.org)

The Fort Myers Beach Firefighter/Paramedic possesses skilled and specialized work abilities involving the prevention, suppression, and extinguishment of fires; performs rescue and emergency medical services, and assists in the control and resolution of incidents. The Firefighter/ Paramedic works under the direct supervision of the Company Officer. He/she represents the department in a dignified manner by being well groomed, courteous, and tactful in all interactions with, or assisting, the public and other agencies.

The Firefighter/Paramedic participates in aggressive training programs, regular drills, and responds to emergencies as a team member.

The Firefighter/Paramedic may assist the Company Officer and the Driver/Engineer in carrying out department policies, rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures.

Additional Information

The Application Process

Applications are available online at www.fmbfire.org, and at The Fort Myers Beach Fire Department Administration offices located at 100 Voorhis Street, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931.

Applications must be filled out completely, to include any identified supplemental information. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The position may remain open until filled; however, the first round of applications must be received by 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, on November 2, 2020. Submittal of applications can be via e-mail, US Postal Service (or equivalent), and in person. Submittal of applications can be via e-mail, US Postal Service (or equivalent), and in person. To submit your application online, please send your completed application with all required certifications and supplemental documentation to the email provided on our website.

The organization will screen applications as they are received and will notify the candidate of receipt. All application information will remain confidential and references will not be contacted until finalists are chosen, except where law prohibits. All dates are subject to change.

Process Specifics

Candidates who successfully meet all requirements will be contacted and invited to the Assessment Center to take a written exam, physical agility assessment, and medical skills scenario, pending passing scores. This event will be conducted on Saturday, November 14 or Sunday, November 15, 2020, 8:00 am, at San Carlos Park Fire Department Fire Station 53, located at 19591 Ben Hill Griffin Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida 33913.

Candidates who successfully pass all three (3) phases of the assessment will interview on Wednesday, December 2 or Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Study materials for the exams include:

International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Essential of Firefighting 6th Edition

Current edition Paramedic Texts (Brady, Mosby, Paramedic Care, etc.) and current 2015 American Heart Association (AHA), PALS, BLS, ACLS Guidelines.

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic (NREMTP) and AHAPractical Skills Sheets.

You may obtain the required agility outline for the Employment Assessment on our website at www.FMBFire.org.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 0
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Current National or Florida State Paramedic Certification (Nationally Registered Paramedics will be required to successfully challenge the Florida State program)

Minimum Requirements:

Non-smoker/non-user of tobacco for at least one year prior to application.

Education:

Must possess a High School diploma or G.E.D.

Certificate or Licenses:

Florida Driver’s License (or eligible to obtain within 30 days of employment)

Current National or Florida State Paramedic Certification (Nationally Registered Paramedics will be required to successfully challenge the Florida State program)

Current Healthcare Provider BLS/ACLS and PALS certification

Within One Year:

Florida State Certified Firefighter

Preferred:

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

Paramedic Certification who has worked under a Physicians Medical License to act as a “Lead” or “Primary” treating Paramedic on a 911/Emergent Transport Ambulance within the last 24 months

Florida State Firefighter II Certification

Associate Degree or higher in Fire/Science, EMS, or a related field from an accredited college or university is desired

Emergency Vehicle Operations Certificate

_Note: _The successful candidate will not be released from probationary status until completing the Department’s Paramedic Credentialing process

Contact Informaton

Colleen Brooks

Fort Myers Beach Fire Department
Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
phone: 2395904200

How to Apply

The Application Process

Applications are available online at www.fmbfire.org, and at The Fort Myers Beach Fire Department Administration offices located at 100 Voorhis Street, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931.

Applications must be filled out completely, to include any identified supplemental information. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The position may remain open until filled; however, the first round of applications must be received by 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, on November 2, 2020. Submittal of applications can be via e-mail, US Postal Service (or equivalent), and in person. Submittal of applications can be via e-mail, US Postal Service (or equivalent), and in person. To submit your application online, please send your completed application with all required certifications and supplemental documentation to the email provided on our website.

The organization will screen applications as they are received and will notify the candidate of receipt. All application information will remain confidential and references will not be contacted until finalists are chosen, except where law prohibits. All dates are subject to change.

Process Specifics

Candidates who successfully meet all requirements will be contacted and invited to the Assessment Center to take a written exam, physical agility assessment, and medical skills scenario, pending passing scores. This event will be conducted on Saturday, November 14 or Sunday, November 15, 2020, 8:00 am, at San Carlos Park Fire Department Fire Station 53, located at 19591 Ben Hill Griffin Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida 33913.

Candidates who successfully pass all three (3) phases of the assessment will interview on Wednesday, December 2 or Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Study materials for the exams include:

International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Essential of Firefighting 6th Edition

Current edition Paramedic Texts (Brady, Mosby, Paramedic Care, etc.) and current 2015 American Heart Association (AHA), PALS, BLS, ACLS Guidelines.

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic (NREMTP) and AHAPractical Skills Sheets.

You may obtain the required agility outline for the Employment Assessment on our website at www.FMBFire.org.

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