Paramedic (2202-11-OPS)

Job Title: Paramedic

Job Posting #: 2202-11-OPS

Posted: February 28, 2022
Deadline: May 27, 2022 July 22, 2022

Travis County ESD No. 2/Pflugerville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. For this position, a paramedic will be trained and certified as a firefighter while being employed with Travis County ESD No. 2/Pflugerville Fire Department.  Please review the job summary, qualifications, and instructions before applying for this position. Only applicants meeting the required qualifications listed below need to apply. If interested, please complete the online application and attach all required documents by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered for this recruitment effort.

“Because We Care” – Travis County Emergency Services District Number 2 offers fire protection and emergency medical services to over 130,000+ residents throughout almost 100 square miles located 15 minutes northeast of Austin. It is headquartered in Pflugerville, Texas where a safe & family-oriented community aims to balance the preservation of our vibrant history alongside our entrepreneurial spirit to provide all people with exceptional amenities & an extraordinary quality of life. With flourishing industries as well as forward-thinking community leadership, our District offers many opportunities for growth, while at the same time maintaining a rural atmosphere.

Base Compensation:  Approximately $52,500 – $60,191 annually (based on a starting hourly rate of $17.58)  (See Compensation & Benefits Page for Incentive Pay) 
                                              Upon Paramedic credentialing, $60,000 annually (based on an hourly rate of $20.67)

Anticipated Start Date: August 8, 2022 October 3, 2022

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 EMT-Paramedic certification from either the Texas Department of State Health Service or National Registry
• Valid ACLS certification, PALS certification

** Employment contingent upon receiving Basic Firefighter certification from TCFP upon completion of the District’s recruit academy.**

II. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Participate in department-sponsored physical training to maintain adequate physical condition to perform job duties.
• Must pass an NFPA 1582 Medical Evaluation with drugs screen
• Must pass NFPA 1582 Occupational Fitness Evaluation
• Must pass NFPA IAFF/IFCA Candidate Physical Ability Test

III. APPLICATION PROCESS

If you meet the qualifications, submit all the following documents prior to the application deadline.  You can submit the documents via:

1.) If you meet the qualifications, submit all the following documents prior to the application deadline.  You may submit the documents electronically attached to your online application or you may deliver or mail all of the documents together to the Human Resources Section at: 
Travis County ESD No. 2
Attention: Human Resources Section 
203 East Pecan Street
Pflugerville, TX 78660

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Required documents must be uploaded at the time you submit your online application.

  • Completed and signed District Application
  • Resume
  • DSHS EMT-Paramedic Certification/License
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate
  • Proof of a Full COVID-19 Vaccination
  • College Degree or transcript(s) (If Applicable)
  • Copy of your Texas Driver’s License
  • Driving Record Check (Type 3A).  Click the link to order a driving record. 

• Applicant’s criminal history and driving record will be reviewed and may or may not disqualify a candidate for future consideration depending on job-relatedness, date of the incident, and severity. It is recommended to include a detailed explanation of entries on a criminal history or driving record.
• Provide and maintain contact information such as telephone, mailing address, and email throughout the recruitment process.

2.) Pass the District’s standard written comprehension exam.
3.) Pass the District’s Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT).
4.) Successful completion of a panel interview.

Upon receipt of your application, all required documents, and verification of qualifications, applicants will receive additional instruction via email.

III. HIRING PROCESS

• After contingent job offer:

    • Pass pre-employment screening:
      • Pass NFPA 1582 Medical Evaluation with Drug screen;
      • Pass NFPA 1582 Occupational Fitness Evaluation;
      • Background Check;
      • Driving Record;
      • Possess a valid Texas driver’s license.

TEST DATE & TIME (This date is subject to change.)

Saturday, June 11, 2022 August 6, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. – District’s Standard Written Comprehension Exam
Online NFST-EMS Study Guide

 

 

 

 

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