Escambia County Fire Rescue is looking for professionals like you. If you’re looking for a rewarding career with excellent benefits, directly making an impact on your community Join Escambia County Fire Rescue!
Escambia County Fire Rescue proudly operates as a combination fire service, utilizing the talents and diversities of volunteer and career firefighting personnel. Career personnel operate in 14 stations throughout the county. Thirteen stations work a 24/48-hour shift and one station works Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteer firefighters operate out of numerous stations throughout Escambia County. Escambia County Fire Rescue also provides other emergency services such as hazardous materials response, special operations and ALS non-transport.
This class stays in constant preparation for and responds to all medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials accidents, and fire emergencies; performs public education services; and practices and trains for emergency situations. Certified firefighters now receive a $2,000 sign-on bonus with a minimum salary of $41,698.
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This is an entry-level position to train to become a firefighter, involving academic and on-the-job training and development in preparation to become State certified. Employees in this position are expected to be able to perform all work tasks and comply with any work schedules, attendance, or duty requirements which may be established by county or department rules. Work performance is reviewed through observation by an assigned mentor and weekly evaluations are completed.
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Volunteer firefighters operate and maintain the fire station’s firefighting equipment and keep the station ready to react to any emergency situation in the community it serves. In addition to their time spent at the station, volunteer firefighters are on call for emergency response 24 hours a day.
As a volunteer firefighter you will receive training to manage a variety of emergencies: structure and wild land fires, vehicle accidents, medical emergencies and hazardous materials spills. Volunteers also perform rescue duties during natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes and tornadoes. Volunteer firefighters receive ongoing training in the latest emergency response techniques to technology.
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Persons interested in applying may also have out-of-state EMT or Paramedic certification. Firefighter applicants should contact the Florida Department of Health, EMS Division, to get more information on obtaining Florida certifications.