Firefighter/EMT

Firefighter/EMT

Shenandoah County Department of Fire and Rescue is expanding and accepting applications for full time Firefighter/EMT to fill future 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 $44,069.00 for candidates possessing both EMT and Firefighter I certifications. A 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. Benefits include Virginia Retirement System/ locally enhanced hazardous duty pay, health insurance and paid leave, and incentive pay of $3500 – $7500 annually for advanced life support credentials. 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/ and view Jobs.   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.  Application deadline is Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer