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GOOCHLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT of FIRE-RESCUE and EMERGENCY SERVICES
PO Box 247 * Goochland, Virginia 23063 Phone (804) 556-5304 * Fax (804) 556-2613
 
 
The Goochland County Department of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMS Provider. Our Department is an all-hazard, combination fire-rescue organization. We currently operate out of 6 stations that are strategically positioned within the +/- 280 square miles of the county and serve a population of 22,500. Goochland County is located just west of Richmond, Virginia and is home to several Fortune 500 and other nationally known companies. This will be an aggressive hiring process that will be used to fill existing vacancies as well positions approved in the upcoming FY20 budget. The testing/hiring schedule consists of:
  Note: the tests are being offered on both days to accommodate scheduling. Candidates need only to attend one test day.
  • Interviews will be conducted the week of June 17th
  • Conditional offers for candidates will be made the week of June 24th.
  • Background investigations for candidates who accept offers will begin July 1st.
  • Physicals and drug screens will follow background investigations.
  • Tentative start date is August 1, 2019.
 
The written examination will consist of reading comprehension, mathematical reasoning, mechanical aptitude, situational assessment, reasoning, and interpreting graphs. All information needed to take the written examination may be found within the test booklet provided the day of the test. Successful completion of the written examination will allow candidates to then move forward to the physical agility test. The physical agility test will immediately follow the written examination. Candidates should be prepared to take the physical agility test and dress appropriately for the physical activity required.
 

Education, Experience, and Training:

 
Applicants must possess a current EMT certification to be considered for testing. Preferred additional certifications include: FFI & II, Hazardous Materials Operations, and EVOC III as defined by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Applicants may apply at age 20

but must have reached their 21st birthday to be appointed. All positions require a valid VA Driver’s License and good driving record, a background investigation, medical evaluation, and pre-employment drug screen. Hiring preference will be first granted to the candidates who possess all minimum and preferred certifications.
 

Salary:

 
Firefighter EMT $46,000, Firefighter EMT Intermediate $49,000, Firefighter EMT Paramedic $51,000.
 

Conditions:

 
  • Candidates who possess all preferred AND required certifications for the position start at the beginning salary for their FF/EMT certification level.

·Candidates who do NOT currently hold the required firefighting certifications but are certified as EMS providers will receive recruit pay of 92% of the base salary for the applicant’s EMT certification level. Upon successful completion of the training academy and after obtaining all required certifications, the employee will be brought to the full base salary at which they were hired.

 
Note: Candidates possessing only EMS certifications (without the required firefighting certifications) will be placed in a training academy. These candidates must successfully complete the training academy and attain the required firefighting certifications as a condition of employment.
 

Additional information:

 
Please attach a copy of current resume as well as copies of all certifications to your online application.
 
Goochland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

NOW HIRING FULL-TIME
ALS PROVIDER
 
Classified as an ALS/FIREFIGHTER

ASSIGNMENT IS RIDING THE AMBULANCE!
SUPPORT OF FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS ONLY
NO RIDING FIRE APPARATUS
Licenses and/or Certifications:
 
  • Virginia or National Registry Intermediate or Paramedic
  • EVOC Class II
  • Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia with zero or plus points
  • Firefighter I preferred  
BENEFITS
 
Annual Salary of $44,727.71
After being cleared ALS (1-3 months depending on skill level)
Starting Salary is $42,597.82
*PLUS*
Career Development Program (Bonus Pay)
  Virginia Retirement System
Hazardous Duty Supplement (LEO)
Quality Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Work 24/48 Shifts

For more information contact:
Captain Danny Jarrell, Training Officer
Office: 804.541.2290
djarrell@hopewellva.gov
APPLICATION DEADLINE
MIDNIGHT JANUARY 6, 2019
Waynesboro First Aid Crew
Employment Opportunity
Emergency Medical Services: Full-Time ALS/BLS Providers
The Waynesboro First Aid Crew is seeking responsible, dependable, applicants for current and future Full-Time ALS/BLS Providers. Our system handles approximately 4,500 calls for service annually. Interested candidates must possess good communications skills (written/verbal) and be able to deal with patients, coworkers, and the general public in a professional and courteous manner.
 
Successful candidates must be able to work calmly in high stress situations and maintain an effective working relationship with members of other public safety agencies, coworkers and volunteers. Candidates must be flexible with scheduling to meet the needs of the agency.
 
Prospective applicants will be required to take a written test and practical exam. Candidates will be required to submit to drug screening and federal background checks.
 
Interested candidates must have the following:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current Virginia certification as a released EMT-B and EMT-P
  • Professional Rescuer CPR
  • Current EVOC Class 2
  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License
  • 2 years of EMS experience
 Applicants MUST submit a cover letter and resume with current certifications and DMV driving record to John Howard, Executive Director. Cover letters and resumes’ may be submitted via email to jhoward@wfacrescue1.org or may be mailed to the address below. All information must be received by December 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
 
Please mail completed applications to: Waynesboro First Aid Crew
Attn: John Howard, Executive Director 201 West Broad Street Waynesboro, VA 22980
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 
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