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Fire Fighter / EMT

Firefighter / EMT

NOTICE OF POSTING FOR FIREFIGHTER/EMT

POSTING CLOSE DATE: 

BASE COMPENSATION: $46.847.55 a year (based on working a 53 hour week at an hourly salary of $16.09)

 
Travis County ESD No. 2/Pflugerville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. Please review the job summary, qualifications, and instructions before applying for this position. Only applicants meeting the required qualifications listed below need apply. If interested, please submit all required documents by deadline in person or by mail. Incomplete applications or those received after the deadline will not be considered for this recruitment effort.

The population of the area served by the District is almost 100,000 citizens. The District serves about 100 square miles from four (4) fire stations and currently has ninety-one (91) firefighters.

 

Current District Benefits:  Subject to change without notice

- Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

- Employee Medical health plan, premium 100% employer paid

- Medical Flexible Spending Account / Health Savings Account

- Employee Dental plan, 100% employer paid

- Long term disability and basic life insurance, premium 100% employer paid

- Voluntary Vision Plan

- Voluntary supplemental dependent life insurance

- Paid vacation / sick leave, and holiday pay (12 days)

 

I.                    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

-18 years of age

- Eligible for employment in the U.S.

- Valid (not expired) Texas driver’s license

- High school Diploma or GED certificate

- Valid basic firefighter certification from Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

- Valid EMT-B, or higher, certification from either the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry

 

II.                 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Valid Licensed or EMT-P certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services

 

III.               PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

- Meet physical requirements as detailed in NFPA 1592

- Participate in department sponsored physical training to maintain adequate physical condition to perform job

 

IV.               APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

- If you meet the qualifications, submit the following by the application deadline in person or by mail:

- completed and signed District application

- resume

- required certifications

- TCFP Basic Structural Fire Fighting Certificate

- EMT-B, or higher, certification from either the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry

 

TO BE TURNED IN PRIOR TO JOB OFFER, these background documents:

- driving record check and criminal history check obtained no earlier than December 2016

- valid Texas driver’s license

- Pass written exam.  Written Exam will be administered on January 14th at 0800 at the Conference and Education Center located at 203 E. Pecan, Pflugerville, TX 78660

- Pass Candidate Physical Ability Test (C-PAT)

- Pass oral board interview

- Provide and maintain contact information such as telephone, mailing address, and e- mail throughout the recruitment

 

V.                  HIRING PROCESS

After contingent job offer:

- pass pre-employment checks:

- background check

-NFPA 1582 physical exam

- drug test

- reference check

 

Note:  If need additional information please contact BC Nick Perkins at 512-251-2801.

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