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Fire Rescue & Beach Safety
Minimum education required: High School diploma or equivalent Florida State Firefighter certification.
Current Certificate of Compliance from the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.
State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification is required.
Current Sate of Florida Paramedic Certification (required at time of hire).
Valid State of Florida Driver's License.
Pass the written test administered by Human Resources. Please contact Human Resources for further information.
Pass a minimum level physical ability exam, to measure the ability to perform certain job related physical tasks.
Pass the Oral interview with Command Staff.
Once an applicant is selected then they are given a thorough medical examination and must pass the drug screening.
All potential firefighters must sign an affidavit stating that they do not smoke and have not in the past year. This is required by state regulations due to the Heart/Lung Bill.
The Paramedic certification shall be maintained throughout the firefighter's career.
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