Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
High school diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency and certifications listed below.
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 are frequently required to 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 or ASHI/Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification.
Certification of completion of a Florida approved E.V.O.C. or Defensive Driving course.
Must maintain current 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 have a current State of Florida Certified Firefighter II certification.
Drug screening is required. Veteran’s preference will be given to qualified applicants.
A robust benefit package is included for those individuals hired.
The minimum starting salary is $14.25 per hour.