Firefighter/EMT

Firefighter/EMT

Shenandoah County Department of Fire and Rescue is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT to fill fulltime and part-time vacancies. This position is responsible for responding to alarms of fires, hazardous material incidents, medical and other emergencies with other career and volunteer staff; maintaining records and files, and preparing reports. Other duties include examining patients, providing care, driving and operating various types of fire/medical apparatus and assisting with operations during emergency management activities.  Starting salary is a Grade 17 beginning at $41,971.00 for candidates possessing both EMT and Firefighter I certifications. A six-month step increase will be awarded pending successful completion of the probationary period. Schedules include 24 hour on / 48 hours off shift with defined compensation based on 48 hours worked per week. Fulltime position benefits include: Virginia Retirement System with locally enhanced hazardous duty pay, health insurance, paid leave, and incentive pay from $3000 to $6000 annually for advanced life support credentials- DOQ. For an application and complete job description, contact County Administration, 600 N. Main Street, Ste.102, Woodstock, VA (540) 459-6165 or visit our website: http://shenandoahcountyva.us/.   Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application. Preferred certifications include: Emergency Medical Technician and / or Firefighter Level I. A resume is requested along with the completed application.  Please email completed applications to jobs@shenandoahcountyva.us. Application deadline is October 22, 2021.

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer