Firefighter 1 – EMT-B
Performs intermediate protective services work providing fire suppression, emergency medical care and hazardous materials handling usually under emergency conditions. A large percentage of calls are for emergency medical care. Duties include: emergency preparedness, community education, station and apparatus maintenance.
The job is physically demanding requiring lifting over 100 pounds, climbing, crawling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting.
Requirements: Must be 18-years or older; have a valid HSD [or GED]; VA driver’s license, clean driving record, firefighter 1 and EMT-B certifications. Preference will be given to applicants with EVOC, Firefighter I, and Basic Pump Operation certifications.
The position is full-time, working 24-hours on/48-hour off shifts. Must work nights, week-ends and holidays. Benefits include: health, dental, and life insurance; paid retirement, holiday, vacation and sick leave. Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background checks. A pre-employment physical and drug test is required. Starting
Salary: $32,000. A sign-up bonus of $2,000 is available for certified applicants upon being hired.
Application packets may be picked up at the South Boston Fire Department, 403 Broad St., South Boston, VA between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Deadline: 4:00 p.m. June 8, 2018.