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Magic Behind the Magic

Firefighter Paramedic

Interested in becoming a Firefighter/Paramedic for the “Magic Behind the Magic” one day?

Reedy Creek Improvement District is now hiring.

All inquiries regarding NTN requirements should be directed to National Testing Network at 866-563-3882 or via the following link: https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/contact.cfm

Initial Process:

  1. All candidates are required to complete the following assessments via National Testing Network (NTN) as soon as possible: FireTEAM Written Exam (no minimum required) and Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) testing (pass/fail score).
  2. Submit online application with all documents that show you meet all minimum requirements in page 3 of the application under additional documents. Please note: When submitting your online application, combine as many document copies into one PDF file as possible. Only six separate attachments are allowed to be attached with your application. In addition, if you are currently working on obtaining any one of the requirements, we recommend to only finish submitting your online application once you complete the certification(s)/requirements to then submit your application with supporting documents, as long as the posting is still open and available.
  3. Only candidates who pass the above required steps and are assessed by the Fire Dept. panel, will be contacted for next steps.
    Note: NTN scores are valid for up to one year from testing date. Once NTN testing & requirements have been completed, interested candidates should wait to be contacted further. Once NTN results are compiled, RCID will reach out to those selected on an “invite only” basis for the next phase of the hiring process.

***Candidates who do not complete all phases (FireTEAM and CPAT) will not be considered to move forward in the process. Please be advised the eligibility list process can be a several months long process. Only candidates who will be considered for the next step in the process will be contacted. ***

 

Position Summary:
Firefighters Paramedic general job functions include responding to and resolving emergency and non-emergency fire, rescue, emergency medical, hazardous materials and related incidents.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responds to and resolves emergency and non-emergency fire, rescue, emergency medical, hazardous material and other related incidents.
  • Directs fire streams and other extinguishing agents and processes in a variety of emergency and non-emergency situations, occurrences and occupancies including structures, facilities, vehicles, agricultural settings, accident scenes, spills and other related incidents.
  • Rescues and extricates victims from structures, vehicles, trains, monorails, aircraft, watercraft and other locations involved in hazardous environments and entrapments.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed. Maintains knowledge and proficiency in medical protocols as set forth by the Medical Director.
  • Provides advanced life support medical treatment as required. Monitors and records patient’s vital signs and information.
    Completes reports and other required documents.
  • Communicates with on-line medical direction via radio and/or telephone.
  • Provides a variety of non-emergency public relations, public services and assistance as required.
  • Determines and applies rescue and emergency medical care, techniques and practices to provide immediate medical aid to the ill and injured.
  • Provides and attends classroom and practical emergency services training and education.
  • Works as a team member and/or individually in carrying out a variety of assignments in emergency services situations.
  • Maintains knowledge of Department rules, regulations, policies, procedures and the labor contract. Maintains issued clothing and equipment.
  • Maintains familiarity with assigned area and hospital locations/designations.
  • Conducts Public Education Programs as assigned.
  • Others duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Florida Driver License
  • Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards License (no out of state allowed)
  • Florida Paramedic License (no out of state allowed)
  • Orange County Paramedic (within 90 days)
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) series completion or equivalent
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • NTN CPAT – with result of ‘PASS’

Preference will be provided for:

  • Two-year degree in related field
  • Truck Company Operations Class
  • Rope Rescue, Technician Level
  • Confined Space, Technician Level
  • Hazardous Materials, Technician Level
  • Hazardous Materials Paramedic
  • TECC (Tactical Emergency Casualty Care)
  • PHTLS (Prehospital Trauma Life Support)/ BTLS (Basic Trauma Life Support)

Other Requirements:
The following requirements are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and is not intended to be inclusive. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, as defined by law, to perform any essential functions.

Driving Requirements:
Must possess a valid Florida State Driver’s license and maintain eligibility under the District’s commercial vehicle program.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, touch, speak, hear, and see.  An employee is occasionally required to bend, kneel, reach, twist, carry, climb, push and pull.  An employee must lift and/or move small articles and occasionally lift objects up to 20 pounds.
An employee must demonstrate fine motor skills and to be able to operate vehicles and other equipment.
An employee is occasionally required to work in heat, cold and wet/damp conditions and to navigate uneven and/or outdoor terrain.
Certain positions may require work above ground or in enclosed spaces.
Certain positions may have requirements of 50 pounds maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 25 pounds.
Positions requiring strength demands in the Heavy and/or Very Heavy category have detailed physical performance analyses available for review.

Further information regarding CPAT preparation can be found by clicking the resources below:

CPAT NTN Information: https://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/cpat_info.cfm

CPAT Candidate Instruction Video: https://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/ntn-test-cpat-video.cfm

If you are an out of state candidate interested in becoming licensed in Florida, please visit the state’s website for more information:  https://www.myfloridacfo.com/division/sfm/bfst/Standards/OutofStateFirefighters.htm

The starting hourly rate for this position is $22.04/hr, or $55,000/yr, based on 48-hour work-weeks. 

In addition to a competitive compensation package, the District participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) for its retirement benefits, and offers great medical, dental and vision benefits, fitness center access, comprehensive wellness program, perks and more!

To apply for this job please visit reedycreek.csod.com.