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Firefighter/EMT I - Winchester, VA

Date Posted:
May 9, 2019


Position Title:
Firefighter/EMT I


The City of Winchester and the Winchester Fire & Rescue Department invites you to come join our team! The City has an outstanding strategic plan that includes goals and objectives, a clear vision, and a culture of collaboration. Successful candidates for this position will perform responsible protective service work in fire suppression, emergency medical services and hazardous materials. The hiring process for successful candidates includes a written and physical ability test, an interview, a polygraph, a physical examination, and a thorough background check. Please be sure to fill out the application fully as it will be used as a reference throughout the hiring process.

Example of Duties
Responds to emergency incidents; Drives and operates emergency apparatus as approved and assists in the suppression of fires, conducts rescue, hazardous materials response, entry, ventilation, salvage and overhaul work and administers EMS care to patients, as prescribed by protocol; Assists in maintaining and cleaning fire and rescue apparatus and equipment along with cleaning the fire and rescue stations and grounds as prescribed; Assists with fire prevention inspections within fire districts as directed; Participates in continuing training programs by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes; Assist with public safety programs and tours of fire and rescue stations and grounds as required; Communicates and coordinates with volunteer members and volunteer officers; Performs special projects as assigned; Contributes to a positive work environment

Typical Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required
Must be 18 years of age, Possession of a valid and appropriate driver's license, Possess, obtain and maintains valid and appropriate certificates for the following: Firefighter Level I, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (Level II), Mayday Firefighter Down and Hazardous Material Operations. Certificates must be available and recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia. In addition: Emergency Medical Technician as recognized by the VA Office of Emergency Medical Services and cleared to practice in the department by the Operational Medical Director (OMD) and Requirements specified in the NIMS compliance manual.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
June 7, 2019

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