St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is looking for a Firefighter for our Fire Services department.
The Firefighter is responsible for the emergency and non-emergency activities inclusive of fire suppression, emergency medical response, fire prevention and the life safety education/planning/enforcement components of Fire Rescue operations.
The Firefighter’s duties include but are not limited to:
Administers appropriate patient care in emergency situations based upon department protocols and procedures.
Protects life and property through safe and effective fire suppression techniques, including hose stream application, water supply, forcible entry, search and rescue, salvage and overhaul, and ventilation operations.
Protects life and property through safe and effective vehicle extrication techniques utilizing specialized training and equipment.
Protects life and property through safe and effective marine rescue techniques utilizing specialized training and equipment.
Assists in performing scheduled mechanical inspections of all fire, medical and other equipment in an assigned unit; assists with replenishment, replacement and repairs; documents and notifies supervisor of operational defects.
Operates vehicles in a safe and lawful manner and according to department policies and procedures.
Participates in special duty community service activities.
Participates in required training.
Performs pre-fire planning and structure mapping.
Assists in the completion of fire and EMS reports.
Coordinates the service, repair and maintenance of fire and rescue apparatus and equipment, as assigned; coordinates the repair and maintenance of station facilities; receives and tracks shipments of parts; assists in the purchase of tools and equipment; assists in tracking departmental fixed assets.
This is a full time position with a comprehensive benefits package.
Candidates may apply through Fire Rescue Online Application System (FROAS):
Applications and resumes must be submitted online, paper documents are not accepted.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance and EMT/Paramedic certificate required.
Agility test results which utilize the Firefighter-Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) required.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles.
NOTE TO APPLICANT:
St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.
All employment actions are taken without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, handicap, disability, marital status, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.