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Flyer from the Progressive Firefighters Association Charities Inc. for SER 2019 Fall Conference! ... See MoreSee Less
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Job ID: 24522
Location Fire Operations
At Orange County Government, we are proud to serve the public with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. We develop innovative policies and services that impact Central Florida and shape the future of our community. We have been consistently recognized as a "Top 100 Family Friendly Company," facilitating a healthy work-life balance.
Orange County Fire Rescue Department (OCFRD) is proud to be internationally accredited and maintain an ISO Property Protection Class 1 rating. OCFRD provides world-class fire rescue and full-service emergency medical services, to include transport, within the 800 square miles of unincorporated Orange County and four municipalities. OCFRD has 42 community-based fire stations, with two new stations planned in 2020. Orange County Fire Rescue is also the home department to the University of Central Florida, one of the largest universities in the country as well as the second largest convention center in North America. OCFRD serves a population of over 870,000 residents. As the theme park capital of the world, Orange County attracts nearly 200,000 daily visitors. Firefighters have numerous promotional opportunities, along with opportunity to join one of the many elite specialty programs including the rescue diver/rescue swimmer program, the special access climber program, squad technician program, EMS bike team program, or the unmanned aerial system unit. OCFRD has a reputation of providing excellence in our continued training programs for firefighters and offers sponsorship to firefighters to obtain their paramedic certification. This is an exciting opportunity to join the OCFRD family.
For all the details regarding this posting visit: www.orangecountyfl.net/EmergencySafety/FireRescue/Careers.aspx#.XZfA5rcpDis
PLEASE NOTE: Florida has a very broad public records law (F. S. 119).
All e-mails to and from County Officials are kept as a public record.
Your e-mail communications, including your e-mail address may be
disclosed to the public and media at any time. ... See MoreSee Less
Greeting SER Members,
The Election Committee would like to present the 2019 Election Candidates!
For Regional Director:
For 1St Vice Director:
For 2ND Assistant Director:
For Recording Secretary:
For Corresponding Secretary:
Robert Pearson ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
Looking for Some good food and fun join us. ... See MoreSee Less
The African American Firefighters Historical Society 9TH Annual Salute Dinner
Friday, June 21ST, 2019
At the Cylburn Arboretum's Vollmer Center - 4915 Green Spring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209
10TH Anniversary of the African American Fire Fighters Historical Society
75TH Anniversary of the 555TH Parachute Infantry Platoon, "The Triple Nickles"
*Special Acknowledgements to the Events that Inspired the Establishment of The International Association of Black Professional Firefighter 50 Years Ago.*
Chief Toni Washington
Battalion Chief Tiffanye Wesley ... See MoreSee Less
5 months ago
Greetings SER Members!
Hotel Information for the SER 2019 Fall Conference link is below:
www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1548867459578&key=GRP&app=resvlink ... See MoreSee Less
Iabpff South East Region updated their cover photo.
5 months ago
Iabpff South East Region's cover photo ... See MoreSee Less
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Iabpff South East Region's cover photo ... See MoreSee Less
The Oxford Fire Department is taking applications for Full Time Firefighter/Paramedic
Written EMPCO score of 70% or higher at the time of application.
Successful completion of CPAT/BPAT agility test by the time of oral interview.
Must be 18 years or older at the time of employment.
Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Michigan Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any State.
Must pass a criminal background investigation.
Must be able to read and write the English language.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Completion of the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council Fire Fighter II, Hazardous Materials Operations, Michigan Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT/Paramedic) certification and licensure, American Heart Association CPR, ACLS certification.
Three (3) years experience in fire and emergency medical services work.
The Oxford Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. ... See MoreSee Less
Career Opportunities. Await
The Fire Private-Recruit trains in fire suppression, combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, answering emergency calls, and in routine maintenance of department equipment, apparatus and quarters. Training involves participation in duties of protecting life and property through the performance of firefighting and rescue activities.
Until the complete application packet (including all documents) is accepted by the Human Resources Department,you are not considered an applicant, and will not be given consideration for the position in the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department.
Step 1: Application and Required Documentation
The following documents are required for consideration for the Fire Recruit position:
· High School Diploma or GED
· Birth Certificate
· DD-214 (if prior military service
· Valid Driver's License (applicant must have a valid Georgia driver's license before the first date of employment)
Step 2: Physical Conditioning Test
Applicants must be able to pass a physical conditioning test with the minimum standards listing below.
· 1.5. Mile Run in 14.46 minutes or less
· Military sit ups (bent knee/hands behind head) 29 repetitions in 60 seconds
· Bench press 72% of body weight
· Military push-ups--23 repetitions
Step 3: Assessment Center
Once passing the physical conditioning test, the applicant must pass the assessment center (applicant will be notified of the date).
Step 4: Interview with Fire Civil Service Board and Fire Committee
The applicant will be scheduled for an interview with the Civil Service Board once the applicant has completed all steps. If the Civil Service Board recommends the applicant for further consideration for employment, the applicant's file will be forwarded to the Fire Department and placed on the eligibility roster. The applicant may remain on the eligibility roster up to 5 years before interviewing with the Fire Committee.
If the Fire Committee recommends the applicant for employment, the applicant is placed on the employment register.
If the applicant is made an offer of employment, an offer of employment may be made contingent on the results of a physical examination and substance abuse testing.
Macon-Bibb County Government
1191 First St.
Macon, Georgia, 31201
478-751-9182 ... See MoreSee Less
From Executive Director Lindsey Plummer,
Please distribute this form to the membership as an incentive to register early for the upcoming Training piece at the Las Vegas Convention. As stated early registrants will receive the training book which is required for the class to the first 30 registrations for the class along with their early registration for the convention. Thanks for your assistance in this matter.
Lindsey L. Plummer, Executive Director
1830 Park Row, Dallas TX, 75215
"Today will affect tomorrow" ... See MoreSee Less
8 months ago
IABPFF TRAINING CONFERENCE
Aug 4th thru Aug 10th, 2019
JW MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA
221 N Rampart, Las Vegas, NV 89145
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Past President Joseph Muhammad wanted to share this with the IABPFF Family
Subject: Announcement: Greenburgh Central School District (Mr. Dion Jamaal Bridgers)
An Announcement from the Superintendent
Dear Greenburgh Central School District Family,
As many of us are enjoying the spoils of the holiday season, it is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the loss of a beloved Greenburgh Central School District family member. Teaching Assistant, Mr. Dion Bridgers passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018. This gentle soul, Dion, was a cherished member of the Highview Elementary School family. With a warm side smile and soft-spoken voice, Dion touched the lives of so many GCSD children and their families.
Dion often greeted his friends and acquaintances with a soft-toned “Peace Queen” or “Peace King”...this greeting speaks to the great deal of respect and admiration he had for so many of us.
In my last lengthy conversation with Dion, he spoke about his desire to do more for the children of GCSD. He saw himself in so many of our students—especially our boys. He asked about pursuing other opportunities within GCSD because he believed he could have a greater impact on more children by expanding his innate talents for inspiring the youth. Although Dion did not get to pursue his desire here at GCSD, it is apparent that he had already inspired so many children [and their families] throughout the community. I, along with many others, witnessed children rely on this gentle giant for comfort, care and resolve.
Dion was a resident of Greenburgh. He leaves behind a beautiful wife, Taheera (Woodlands graduate), a young daughter, Blessing, and son, Lamar. Lamar is a recent graduate of Woodlands Middle High School.
I am in communication with Dion’s father, Mr. Joseph Bridgers [Brother Joseph Muhammad to many of us]. The family wishes to express their profound gratitude for your outpour of kindness and condolences during this very difficult time. They are strongly grounded in their faith and comforted by your care and concern.
Under separate correspondence, I will inform you of the services for our beloved family member, Dion Bridgers.
Discussions about the death of someone the students admire are never simple. Our children may want to discuss Dion when they return to school next week. We will have the crisis team in place for students at Highview Elementary on January 2, 2019. We will also prepare school-based pupil personnel staff at each school for such discussions and/or counseling. Furthermore, we will arrange for a grief counselor to be onsite for staff and faculty who may wish to partake in this offering. This will be on a volunteer basis only.
GCSD Family, we lost another beautiful soul who cared deeply for our children. Now, more than any other time, must we come together as a school community to demonstrate kindness and love for one another. Tomorrow is too late! In Dion’s memory, please continue to view our beautiful children as young kings/young queens and ensure they are treated as royalty.
Please take the remainder of the Winter break to enjoy your family and dear loved ones. Keep loved ones close to your heart and remind them of your love and care for them. May the new year bring us all a renewed sense of purpose and a moral imperative to take care of each other. Thank you, and I appreciate you all.
Dr. Tahira A. DuPree Chase
Superintendent of School ... See MoreSee Less
It is with sorrow that I inform you that President Joseph Muhammad loss his eldest son Dion Jamaal Bridgers recently, he was 38 years old. On behalf of the IABPFF Executive Board please join me in extending our sympathy and condolences to Joseph, Sharon and their family.
Please extend your prayers to them as they begin the bereavement process of their loved one. ... See MoreSee Less
From Our 2ND Assistant Director Freddie Brooks!
November 3RD is the Community Outreach Event for the Southeast Region Conference!!
"Becoming the Center of Influence In Our Community" ... See MoreSee Less
www.facebook.com/246454332059202/posts/1810552128982740/The International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters (IABPFF) on behalf of its Executive Board and membership supports the NIKE Ad featuring Colin Kaepernick. We believe in the ad just as we believe in the fight against the systemic injustices perpetrated on our people across the United States and the world.
We are requesting that all organizations that believe in equality and the rights of the First Amendment to join us in supporting Nike and Colin Kaepernick in their effort to encourage people to "Just Do It!"
Addington C. Stewart
International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters
314.369.7935 ... See MoreSee Less
Just a reminder!
Online registration for the 2018 Fall Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, and Hotel link for online registration on
iabpffser.org ... See MoreSee Less
Notice from Wanda Butler!
The Annual Professional and Active Firefighters Reunion is taking place!
Dates: September 12 - 16, 2018
Location: I.P. Casino Resort Spa
850 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
Room Rates are as follows:
09/12/18 $59.00 (King or Double Queen Occupancy)
09/13/18 $59.00 (King or Double Queen Occupancy)
09/14/18 $129.00 (King or Double Queen Occupancy)
09/15/18 $59.00 (King or Double Queen Occupancy)
Standard room rate of $59.00 has been extended three (3) day pre and Three (3) day post reunion dates based on availability.
You Can also Register by the below link:
www.ipbiloxi.com/professionalretiredandactivefirefighterreunion ... See MoreSee Less
We are CONGRATULATING Tiffanye S. Wesley on being promoted to Battalion Chief. She is the FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN to be promoted as Battalion Chief for the Arlington Fire Department in Virginia. Well deserved as she remained focused in steadily moving forward in the ranks. Chief Wesley @tiffanyewesley keep shining, keep inspiring others and continue to be a mark in history. #GearedUpForFire #SheDidIt #BattalionChief #LeadershipBehavior #1stAfricanAmericanSister #SharingHistory #SistertoSister #WeConnectFFsGlobally #GUFF #chiefmiller #firefighterposts #firefighter #firstresponders #thinredline #firefighterbrotherhood #firstresponder #firefighterforkids #fireservice #internationalfirefighters #iamblackhelmet #firefighter_brotherhood #firefighterlife #firefighters ... See MoreSee Less
FPLA Words of Encouragement ... See MoreSee Less
The Executive Board of the Bajan Fire Fighters' Charity extends condolences to the family, friends, and members of the Barbados Fire Service on the passing of retired acting Sub Officer Bernard Bowen. #BarbadosFireService ... See MoreSee Less
The South East Region will be representing at the 2018 IABPFF Convention. ... See MoreSee Less
Brothers and Sisters,
It is with great regret that I inform you of the Passing of our Caribbean Region's Director
Bernard Bowen. Lets keep his family in our Prayers.
All additional information will be posted as soon as it becomes available. ... See MoreSee Less
I'd like to share this event with you
PFA Charities, Inc. 40th Anniversary Gala and Scholarship Fundraiser
Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 6:00 PM toSunday, September 30, 2018 at 12:00 AM (EDT)
Firefighters Memorial Building
8000 Northwest 21st Street
Miami, FL 33122 ... See MoreSee Less
Now Recruiting with the IABPFF......Torrance Fire....http://bit.ly/2LGDqcx Brookhaven National Labs..http://bit.ly/2A1fuiq ... See MoreSee Less
Progressive Firefighters Association Charities Inc. Presents Hands Only CPR July 25, 2018 ... See MoreSee Less
Progressive Firefighters Association (PFA) Charities, Inc., Fire Chief Dave Downey, Local 1403 President Omar Blanco, and Crew Members of Fire Station 11 will have a "Breakfast with Chief Phillips Tuesday, July 24, 2018. ... See MoreSee Less
It’s with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ms. Virginia Stewart, Mother of Miami Dade Fire Rescue Dispatcher Elizabeth Ison, IABPFF, Recording Secretary. Ms. Stewart was given her wings on June 6, 2018. Please keep Sister Ison and her family in your prayers.
The funeral arrangements are as follows:
Services for Ms. Virginia M. Stewart Mother of Sister Elizabeth P.A. Ison ... See MoreSee Less
Family it is with great sorrow that I announce the passing of of Retired Hillsborough County Chief, Alan Dale "Boom" Anderson. Big Al, transitioned home to his Hevenly Father this morning surrounded by Family and Friends in Powder Springs Georgia. Please keep his Family Friends and Hillsborough County Fire in your prayers. RIH Sir.....
Details soon to follow. ... See MoreSee Less
Don't Let this Opportunity Pass You By.... ... See MoreSee Less
Employment Opportunities Polk County Fire Rescue
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST (Fire Rescue PIO)
Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated below:
Under general supervision, strategize, create and manage public relations, media relations and marketing projects for assigned divisions of the Board of County Commissioners for internal and external education and communication. Essential functions include:
* Planning, writing and editing copy for publication including news releases, brochures, booklets, digital and disseminating information through appropriate channels.
* Graphic design for print and web; arrange for printing when necessary.
* Perform media relations duties, including fielding questions from the media, media buying, and acting as PIO which includes after hours, during emergencies and natural disasters.
* Write, design and post social media and website content.
* Event planning and support.
* Back up support for all divisions, boardroom, switchboard and PGTV functions
Attend meetings, create and develop strategies for public relations/marketing campaigns, and provide consultation to the divisions that you are assigned. Communications Specialists must, using our project management tracking application, execute plans using print, broadcast (TV and radio), web, social media and email.
* Researching, then copywriting for all media using AP Style
* Graphic Design using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
* Obtaining quotes and initiating bids for printing
* Providing event coordination services and publicity for seminars, town hall meetings, lectures, open houses, ribbon cuttings, etc. Attend events when assigned.
* Media relations, representing the Board in contacts with the news media, community organizations and other public contacts. Must be willing to be on-camera and on-site for breaking news.
* Performing Public Information Officer(PIO)duties for Fire Rescue; assist with Emergency Management and other divisions when assigned.
* Designing or editing PowerPoint presentations; create infographics from data.
* Produce public service announcements and videos and photography for promotional use. Writing scripts and drafting storyboards for PGTV, the BoCC’s government access television channel.
* On-camera hosting of PGTV programs
* Working with the Social Media and Digital Specialist to create and maintain posts to social media accounts and the website
* Perform other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to demonstrate that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Communications Specialists must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) Content Management Software (CMS) for websites, Constant Contact and other web-based applications, and social media platforms. Digital and video photography skills are highly recommended.
* Managing multiple projects concurrently; ability to work with frequent interruptions and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
* Skill in oral and written communication
* Discerning what is important and appropriate to communicate in crisis communications situations
* On-camera experience with broadcast media
* Superior interpersonal skills in being able to meet and deal effectively with the media, elected officials and the public Working well in a team environment; being able to seek and embrace ideas from others
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public relations, marketing, journalism or communications, and have a minimum of three (3,) years fulltime compensated public relations, marketing, journalism or related experience. A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Minimum two years managing relationships with the media, responding to requests for information, including on-camera appearances. May be substituted with two years television reporting experience covering public safety stories. Demonstrated success, through analytics, in building audience on professional social media channels, with accurate and attractive posts. Ability to create intermediate level posters, flyers and brochures in Adobe InDesign and work with photography and layered design in Adobe Photoshop.
* Must have or be able to secure a valid Florida Driver's license at the time of employment within this classification. A comparable amount of training and related experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications, except for the driver’s license requirement.
This position will be required to work beyond normal hours (evenings, weekends, disasters) when necessary. When circumstances demand, such as impending or declared disaster (i.e. hurricanes, tornados, flooding, etc.) the person filling this position will be expected to be available to participate in the Polk County Emergency Management Plan. The Emergency Management duties may require the employee to be away from their home and family for several consecutive days.
Prefer candidates who have already completed NIMS training in IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, and IS 800. Preference will be given to candidates who are bi-lingual in English and Spanish. ... See MoreSee Less
It is with a very sad heart that we inform you of the passing of Washington DC Metro Police Officer Jamal Shaw, son of South East Region Sgt.-At-Arms Stefan Gansert. Officer Shaw succumbed to his injuries yesterday after a motorcycle accident in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Please family, keep Bro. Gansert and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Further information will be forwarded as it becomes available. ... See MoreSee Less
Mother- In- Law of Garry Wiggins, President of Progressive Firefighter’s Association of Washington DC ... See MoreSee Less
Firefighter/Paramedic- Daytona Beach, FL
LAKE MARY FIRE DEPARTMENT 911 WALLACE COURT LAKE MARY, FLORIDA 32746 Updated: May 04, 2016 Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic The Lake Mary Fire Department is currently building an eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM testing through National Testing Network (NTN) and a valid CPAT. Salary Information: $37,069.76 (Paramedic incentive 8000 annually) Benefit Information: Health, dental, life, long term disability and vision insurances, paid Holidays & Personal Days, accrued Sick & Vacation time, free Employee Clinic, Retirement (457) & Pension plan, sick time buy back, longevity check and paid training. Department Overview: If you are looking for a department that gives you the opportunity to be actively involved with both department operations and community functions, then Lake Mary Fire Department may be right for you. We are a very active department participating in a variety of community based functions as well as responding to almost 4000 calls per year. We respond to calls from two stations located within the city limits. Each station is staffed with three-person engine companies and a two-person rescue unit, both which are advance life support providers. In addition, we also provide transport services to those we treat. This insures our community receives the continuous care they deserve. In addition to providing automatic aid services to the surrounding Cities and Seminole County. Lake Mary Fire Department's jurisdictional zone (JZ) includes 4 miles of Interstate (I-4) in which we provide emergency services. For additional information, please visit our website. Area Information: Lake Mary, The City of Lakes, is a popular family community in Seminole County, Florida. Located approximately 18 miles north of Orlando just off Interstate 4, Lake Mary has never lost its focus of promoting a sense of community where people can live, work and play in a safe and friendly environment...that's part of the reason Lake Mary is still one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. Among other things Lake Mary is known for its well planned residential communities, excellent schools, prominent businesses, outstanding restaurants, and a variety of shopping opportunities. Lake Mary was ranked by CNN as one of the best places to live in the country. Its no secret that Lake Marys city lakes, picturesque trail system, tree-lined streets and a great golf course provide the ideal Florida lifestyle. Population: Approx. 35,000 day/ 15,000 night Job Requirements Age: 18 US Citizen: Yes High School Grad/GED: Yes Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Necessary Certifications: Florida Minimum Standards Certification Certificate of Compliance (as defined by Florida Statute 633.352) Florida Paramedic certification Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO II) Current CPR Card. Valid Florida Driver's License. High School Diploma or GED. ICS-100, 200, 700 (must have or be able to complete these courses within six (6) months of being hired). Successful completion of National Testing Network FireTEAM Testing and CPAT. EEO & Disabilities Notification: This City is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status. The City will provide reasonable accommodations necessary to applicants with disabilities preventing them from completing a City application form. Please contact the Human Resources Administrator immediately if you need a special accommodation. Additional Screening: Drug testing is required for this position. Successful applicant will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation including, but not limited to, drivers license review, arrest/conviction records, and a Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA). A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history. Applicant selected for employment will be required to sign a conditional offer pending successful completion of a drug screen. To schedule pre-employment testing (FireTEAM), go to National Testing Network's website and click on FIREFIGHTER JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A CPAT can also be scheduled through the website by clicking on the CPAT icon on the main page of the website and then following the instructions. City applications should not be submitted until applicants have been contacted by the department with invitations to proceed. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. Do not call the Department or Human Resources directly. ... See MoreSee Less
Firefighter / Paramedic- Deltona, FL
FLAGLER COUNTY FIRE RESCUE 1769 EAST MOODY BOULEVARD #3 BUNNELL, FLORIDA 32110 Updated: November 24, 2015 Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic Flagler County is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid CPAT through National Testing Network. The department anticipates 6 hires immediately with more anticipated in 2016. All candidates must complete an online application. The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process. Salary Information: $42,667 starting Salary Benefit Information: Generous medical plan Dependent benefits available at reasonable rates $15,000 life insurance policy available at no cost to the employee Additional life insurance benefits for the employee and/or dependents are available at the employee's cost Dental and vision plans are offered on a voluntary basis at the employee's cost at group rates Full-time regular employees accrue 240 personal leave hours per year (10 Shifts) up to the maximum allowable accruals Department Overview: Flagler County Fire Rescue is comprised of 91 budgeted positions with a budget of 8 million dollars. We provide structural fire protection, wild land fire fighting, specialty rescue such as confined space rescue, trench rescue, elevated rope rescue, vehicle and machinery extrication, building collapse rescue and water rescue to the residents of Flagler County. We also provide advanced life support services for the entire county. Job Requirements Age: 18 Years Old US Citizen: Yes High School Grad/GED: Yes Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Yes Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Academy Certification:Yes Necessary Certifications: Requires graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, under Section 633.34 (1), Fire Minimum Standards requirements under Section 633.34-35 and current State of Florida Paramedic certification and AHA/Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification. Must possess a valid State of Florida Class D drivers license with a driving record acceptable to the County. Must possess certification of completion of a State of Florida approved EVOC or defensive driving course Additional Information: In addition to participating in the NTN testing, candidates will also have to complete a paramedic assessment. To schedule FireTEAM testing, go to the National Testing Network website 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. ... See MoreSee Less