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Agency: James City County
Location:
WILLIAMSBURG, WILLIAMSBURG CITY, VA [View Map]
Position: Firefighter
Final Filing Date: Apr 12, 2019
Salary: $41,018 - $50,993 annually
Requirements: Progressive fire department offering exciting opportunities for a career in firefighting and emergency medical services! We are accepting applications beginning March 15 to fill current vacancies and to create a hiring pool of eligible applicants to fill future vacancies.



Minimum qualifications are: high school diploma or equivalent; valid Virginia driver’s license (or ability to obtain); must be eligible to work in the United States; no automatic disqualifiers are met; satisfactory results of post-conditional offer assessments including extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, criminal history/sex offender check, credential check, driving record check, physical exam, drug screening, and psychological assessment.



Preferred qualifications are: Virginia or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate or Paramedic, Hampton Roads Recruit Fire Academy or Tidewater Regional Fire Academy graduate or equivalent (as determined by James City County Fire Department), college degree, and/or military experience.



If needed, training is provided including 16 week regional fire academy, and, EMT then Advanced EMT. Once the fire academy and EMT are completed, firefighters will receive a 5% increase.



The Fire Department has four Firefighter career ladder levels. Candidates may start above Firefighter I career ladder if education, training and practical experience merit. Firefighters possessing Intermediate and Paramedic certifications are eligible for $3,000 and $6,000 additional pay, respectively, regardless of career ladder level. Tuition assistance for job-related college courses is available, up to $5250 per year.
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To Apply: Information about the recruitment process is found on the James City County official website at www.jamescitycountyva.gov/fire. Online applications only through the James City County Career Center are accepted—create a profile and apply! Do you have questions? Contact a Fire Department Recruiter at fire.recruiting@jamescitycountyva.gov. We are accepting applications until April 12, 2019.
F.D. / City Web Site: http://jamescitycountyva.gov/2442/Employment
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