2/3/17 ~ New Employment Opportunity!
The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for Full-time Firefighter/Paramedic within the County’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division. This position will work directly for the Chief of EMS and Fire to provide patient care; work in rendering advanced pre-hospital life support functions; other emergency care, and rescue services. In addition, duties also include the operation and maintenance of the ambulances.
Applicants must meet the following qualifications: High school diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and two (2) years experience as a Paramedic (a comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications). Additionally, qualified applicants must have the ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull extremely heavy objects (125+ lbs) when performing fire services and/or rescue operations. These positions periodically work in extreme inclement weather.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License. Must maintain both Florida Paramedic certification and AHA/Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. Certification of completion of a Florida approved E.V.O.C. or Defensive Driving course. Must maintain current Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Life Support and other courses required by Wakulla EMS (or equal) certifications. Approval by the EMS Medical Director to practice as a Paramedic is required. Must be current State of Florida Certified Firefighter II.
To apply, send a Wakulla County application to Human Resources, PO Box 1263, Crawfordville, FL 32326. Applications may be obtained by visiting our website at www.mywakulla.com or at the Human Resource Office at 850.926.9500. Drug screening is required. Veteran’s preference will be given to qualified applicants. Wakulla County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Advertisement is open until filled.