Updated: May 29, 2015
Classification: Firefighter/EMT
The City of Oviedo is currently hiring for Firefighter/EMT. This position requires FireTEAM testing through the National Testing Network (NTN) and a valid CPAT. All testing must be completed by June 22, 2015.
Salary Information: $13.06 - $20.60 Hourly, $38,018.03 - $59,990.19 Annually
Benefit Information:
oSection 125 Cafeteria Plan
oFlexible Spending Account
oHealth Insurance, Employee Health & Wellness Center, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
oDental Insurance
oVision Care
oShort-Term Disability
oEmployee Assistance Program
oVoluntary Retirement Program & other Retirement Programs
oEducational Reimbursement (for job specific courses) - Full- Time employees are eligible for educational reimbursement upon completion of the six-month probationary period.
oVacation Leave, Sick Leave, & Personal Leave.
Work Objective:
Performs intermediate protective service work in fire suppression and providing emergency medical care to sick and injured patients; does related work as required. Work is performed under emergency conditions and involves an element of personal danger. Work is performed under regular supervision of a Fire Officer.
Department Overview: The Oviedo Fire Department is an active department that participates in numerous community based functions, provides continual training opportunities, as well as responds to over 4,000 calls per year. The department is currently run out of 3 stations which house 3 Engines, 2 Rescues, 1 Battalion Chief, and other specialty equipment on an as needed basis. Our Engines and Rescues provide advanced life support services, as well as transport services to those we treat. This ensures the best possible care for the citizens we serve.
The City of Oviedo participates in an automatic aid program with the Seminole County and neighboring fire service agencies.
The Oviedo Fire Department is an ISO class 2 department and strives hard to maintain our excellent rating from customer surveys, as well as zero deficiency from State compliance inspections.
Our mission is to save lives and protect property by being committed to proactive public safety programs and excellence in operational performance.
For additional information, please visit our website at http://cityofoviedo.net/node/43.
Area Information: Oviedo is a popular family community in Seminole County, Florida with close access to UCF and tourist areas.
Located approximately 10 miles north of Orlando, Oviedo has always strived to provide an atmosphere of promoting a sense of community where people can live, work, and play in a safe and friendly environment. For all these reasons and more, Oviedo is one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. Oviedo is best known for its excellent schools and great family friendly environment. With new construction including a community hospital, event center, and new downtown, Oviedo's future is brighter than ever.
Population: Approx. 35,000
Job Requirements
Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes
Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience and training in fire suppression and emergency medical care.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
oGeneral knowledge of elementary physics, chemistry and mechanics as applied to fire suppression.
oAbility to learn technical firefighting principles and techniques, and principles of hydraulics applied to fire suppression.
oGeneral knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems.
oGeneral knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation.
oGeneral knowledge of the street system and geography of the City.
oAbility to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
oAbility to establish and maintain effective relationships with associates and the general public.
oAbility to keep records and prepare reports; physical endurance and agility.
oValid Florida driver license
oCurrent Florida EMT certificate
oCurrent State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance
oMust meet and maintain all requirements for position as established by the City and the State of Florida.
Candidates must also fill out the city's application found at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oviedo/default.cfm.
To sign up for pre-employment testing, go to http://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the information and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, "Like" National Testing Network on Facebook.

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