Firefighter Basic, CPR, AED, Nims, RAO, Building Construction, Hazmat ops, Structure Burn, RIT
My names Brock, i am in my 6th year as a volunteer, i was with Big Beaver for all since i was 14 and just recently switched to Darlington Township. I have 5 family members who are also with Darlington, 1. Asst. Cheif, 1. Captain 2. Firefighters, and 1. Jr. Firefighter. I enjoy being a volunteer very much and plan on becoming a paid career firefighter.
To get the thrill of helping people and the community.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Being in my 6th year i would have to say, manpower, Mainly during the day due to the guys having day jobs. ageing equipment, older apparatus that have been used beyond their time. MONEY, I say money because the price of tools and apparatus keeps rising and funding is being cut. The list just goes on and on.
We are offering opportunities for full pay and benefits WHILE WE TRAIN YOU to become a professional Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician! These entry level positions require no previous experience. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. A GED is acceptable.
Our 450 career men and women Firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians are dedicated to protecting lives. Few careers can offer such a challenging and meaningful mission in an atmosphere of teamwork and camaraderie. Prince William County, VA, pop. 380,000, is a large and diverse community located 35 miles southwest of Washington, D. C. We are a growing organization with tremendous learning and promotional opportunities.
If selected, we provide a competitive minimum salary of $44,086 and exceptional benefits. For Advanced Life Support certification, we provide an additional $5,291/year incentive pay plus per hour supplement pay. Annual retention supplements are also offered. Employees are eligible for up to $5,000/year tuition reimbursement, and we offer a stipend for individuals who are bilingual English/Spanish. We offer an excellent benefits package with additional retirement options for Firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians.
Please visit our web site at www.pwcgov.org/fire and click on “Career Opportunities.” You will find our short employment application form which can be submitted online. Apply now if you are ALS for a July hire (15 positions). Apply now at any level for a Jan 2010 hire. (30 positions)