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Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Sarasota County Fire Department - Sarasota, Florida

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Salary Information

37,140 annual

Job Description

SARASOTA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT CITY OF SARASOTA 1660 RINGLING BLVD SARASOTA, FLORIDA 34236 Updated: October 31, 2013 Classification: Firemedic (Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic) Sarasota County Fire Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Firemedic. Applicants must have valid FireTEAM and NTN CPAT through National Testing Network (NTN). If you have been a Sarasota County volunteer for at least two years, please add this to the certifications section of the NTN application. Salary: $37,140 - 45,152 starting depending on qualifications Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, FMLA, Employee Assistance Program, Uniform Maintenance, Health Trust, FRS "Special Risk" Pension, Paid Sick and Vacation Leave. Department Information: Sarasota County Fire Department protects 412 square miles with a population of approximately 350,000. Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operations operates 21 fire rescue stations and seven EMS only stations. Sarasota County Fire Department employs over 500 Firefighter/EMT's of which 236 are Firefighter/Paramedics, and are supported by 60 volunteer firefighters. Our department responds to over 44,652 emergencies annually, of which, approximately 5,653 are fire related incidents. Fire Operations operates:
  • 16 Basic Life Support (BLS) engines
  • 25 Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances
  • Six ALS engines
  • Three ladder trucks
  • One special operations vehicle
  • Three tankers
  • One fire boat
  • Other emergency support vehicles
Population: 325,000

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 18
  • Education: : High School Grad
  • Experience: : Entry
US Citizen: Yes Valid FLORIDA State Driver's License: Valid Florida State Driver's License Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Vision: As required in NFPA 1582 Academy Certification:
  • Certified State of Florida Firefighter
  • Certified State of Florida EMT
Please direct all questions to National Testing Network Customer Support. Please do NOT call the department directly. Do NOT fill out the County application. Candidates moving onto the second hiring phase will be invited to fill out the County application at that time. Candidates will need to fill out the NTN application as part of the testing process.

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Sarasota County Fire Department
Sarasota, Florida

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