We are the Orlando International Airport! The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) operates OIA and the Orlando Executive Airport. Our airport is a world-class facility serving more than 46 million guests each year and growing.
Responsible for the initiation of fire attack and extinguishment, control of fire alarm scenes, patient care in emergency/trauma situations and auxiliary activities executed at field operations level as a Firefighter for the Orlando International Airport complex as directed by the Aviation Authority’s Fire Department.
SALARY: $18.87 per hour plus EMT or Paramedic Incentive Pay = (EMT- $3,276 annually) – (Paramedic – $9,022 annually) – Based on 2600 hours annually
High School graduate or equivalent and a certified Firefighter in accordance with Chapter 633.34 of Florida State Statues and an EMT certification by the State of Florida is required. Firefighter Paramedic certification and experience preferred. Completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (E.V.O.C.) is required. Must be a non-user of tobacco products for at least one year preceding application for this position. Must have a valid Florida Drivers License, Class ‘E’.
Candidates must submit an application including copies of the following certificates:
· State of Florida Firefighter minimum standards certificate
· State of Florida EMT or Paramedic License
· Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (CEVO)
· Valid Florida Class “E” drivers license
Documents will not be accepted after 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 11, 2021. The application is available on our website www.orlandoairports.net. It is the applicant’s responsibility to clearly describe their training and qualifications for this position.
Applicants must be eligible to participate in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) Retirement Plan in order to be considered for employment as a Firefighter EMT/Paramedic with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.
A written examination will be administered on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. at the Valencia School of Public Safety Auditorium, 8600 Valencia College Lane, Orlando, FL 32825. Applicants selected to participate in the written examination will be contacted by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority via the email address registered on their applicant profile in GOAA Careers.
The reference materials for the written examination are Emergency Care, 12th Edition and Essentials of Firefighting and Fire Department Operations, 6th Edition.
A Practical Test will be administered for the top 25 candidates on Monday, August 23, 2021. Additional information regarding the Practical test and hiring process will be provided during the written examination.
An interview will be scheduled for candidates that have successfully passed the Practical Test.
Candidates who successfully complete all phases of the Fire Fighter recruiting process will be placed on an active hiring list. The hiring list will be kept active for at least six months for vacancies that will become available.
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.
• Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave Days
• FRS Retirement Plan
• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Wellness Programs
• Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan and Life Insurance
• Education Reimbursement (Full-time Employees Only)
To apply for this job please visit orlandoairports.csod.com.