Firefighter/EMT

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
DC Fire & EMS Dept - Washington, District of Columbia

Aug 5, 2022


Application Deadline:
Aug 30, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$55,030 annual

Job Description

Bravery * Accountability * Safety * Integrity * Compassion * Service

With 150 years of service, #DCsBravest is entering a new chapter, and we want you to be part of our story.

We are an all-hazards emergency response Fire and Emergency Medical Services department in the Nation’s Capital. One of the busiest departments in the country, we respond to more than 250,000 calls for fire, EMS, and technical rescue services annually. We practice our core values 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – the BASICS:

Bravery * Accountability * Safety * Integrity * Compassion * Service

We offer not just a job but a life-long career, with high-quality training, the chance to make a real difference in the world and someone’s life, excellent pay, and exceptional benefits, including a retirement pension.

Applicants must be 19 years of age, a US citizen, a high school graduate (or GED), and possess a valid driver’s license. The application process includes an entrance exam that can be taken virtually, a physical agility test, background screening, medical screening, and drug and alcohol screening. All applicants must be able to provide proof of COVID vaccination or receive an exemption for medical or religious reasons.

Selected candidates must successfully complete the paid training and an 18-month probationary period.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. English-speaking Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

For more information or to submit an application, please contact DC Fire and EMS at 202 673 7580 or by email at firefighteremt.exam@dc.gov. Proof of citizenship, age, high school diploma or GED, and valid driver's license is required to be uploaded at the time of application.

Applications are being accepted until August 30, 2022, at **[https://fems.DC.Gov**](https://fems.DC.Gov). Exceptional candidates sought to be one of DCs Bravest.

#DCBravest

Job Requirements

  • Age: Minimum age of 19
  • Education: High School/GED
  • Experience: None Required

Contact Information

Douglas Pagel

DC Fire & EMS Dept
2000 14th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
phone: 202-673-3330

How to Apply

Applications are being accepted until August 30, 2022, at https://fems.DC.Gov. Exceptional candidates sought to be one of DCs Bravest.

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