The County of Fairfax in Virginia now has a job opening for a firefighter job. This job’s salary is $55,671.82 – $90,685.09 Annually, and the closing date is ongoing until filled. The requirements are:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation or possession of a GED issued by a state department of education.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES REQUIRED:
Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license at the time of application, and at all times during employment in the uniformed service.
Following successful completion of Fire and Rescue recruit training:
Certification as a Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Medical Technician.
Certification as a Hazardous Materials First Responder in accordance with Fairfax County training standards.
Certification in the Emergency Vehicle Operations Course.
Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automatic electronic defibrillation.
Successful Completion of Incident Command System 100 and 700 class.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be 18 years old at the time of application.
Must be tobacco-free and nicotine-free at the time of appointment, and be willing to sign a Conditions of Employment Agreement to not use tobacco or tobacco products on or off-duty.
No driving suspensions or more than one moving violation within the last twelve months.
Must be drug free for the past twelve months.
Must successfully complete Fire and Rescue recruit training.
Applicants selected must be able to obtain a Class A medical rating in the assigned medical group prior to starting work. Personnel must maintain a Class “A” medical rating in the assigned medical group prior to starting work. For Class “B” and “C” medical ratings, accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. A Class “D” medical rating will not be considered.