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Chesterfield Fire & EMS hiring

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  • Chesterfield Fire & EMS hiring

    Chesterfield Fire & EMS (CFEMS) is committed to recruiting qualified, diverse candidates who are successful in demonstrating the principles and values of the organization, which include: teamwork, exceptional communication and customer service, dedication, safety, compassion, honesty, integrity, courage and accountability. See our website at http://www.chesterfield.gov/489/Fire-EMS. At time of application, must have high school diploma or GED; be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Applicants convicted of a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, convicted of a felony or assigned to any alcohol safety action program or driver alcohol rehabilitation program pursuant to ?18.2 - 271.1 of the Code of Virginia, hit and run, or operating on a suspended or revoked license within the past five years, based on conviction, shall be ineligible. Applicant's driving record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months OR a Department of Motor Vehicles DMV driving record point balance less than negative one. In addition, applicants are required to pass a written examination and a physical ability test; pass an extensive background investigation; be in good health as determined by a physician following a pre-employment medical examination with 20/20 vision or corrected to 20/25. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: EMT-B Certification (Virginia or National Registry), military service or an associate's degree or equivalent coursework in a related field of study. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice's "Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy" and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent criminal background check. Must be a US citizen or have been a lawful resident of the US for the past ten consecutive years. Please review the written examination's study guide https://www.chesterfield.gov/Documen...tudy-Guide-PDF (click link to access). Duties Respond to emergency calls and provide services for a diverse community including emergency patient care, firefighting, hazardous materials mitigation, community risk reduction and public safety education. Drive and operate emergency apparatus; maintain fire equipment, medical equipment, apparatus and facilities. Perform other duties as required. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: All applicants must maintain a valid email account throughout the entire recruitment process. Applicants who submit a Chesterfield County application form online for the position of Firefighter/EMT by the stated deadline will be notified by email of test dates, times and locations. If you have questions, please contact the Chesterfield Fire & EMS Human Resource Division at (804) 748-1360, Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m. EST. Shift 40 hours/week during Recruit School; 24 hours on/48 hours off shift schedule after graduation (may vary based on assignment). Work Location Fire & EMS


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