Training and Experience:
High school diploma or GED. College and related work experience preferred.
Possession of a valid Class “E” Florida Driver’s License. The work includes assignments at different fire stations throughout the city, reliable transportation is a must.
Employee shall have and maintain:
a Florida State Paramedic Certificate
a valid Firefighter II certification issued through the State of Florida and
a Pinellas County Paramedic certification (or obtain one within one year from the date of employment)
Must complete FireTEAM Testing before the closing date of this posting
Must complete NTN CPAT or CPAT from an approved testing facility before the closing date of this posting
Must meet the NFPA 1582 medical and physical standards
Must be tobacco/smoke free for a minimum of one (1) year prior to hire and thereafter.
Must have no body ornaments (tattoos/body piercings) visible while wearing department assigned uniforms. A long sleeve uniform shirt that covers any visible tattoos is appropriate and under our new uniform policy the long sleeve shirt may be waived with approval of the Fire Chief.