im an assisting member in my fire dept at the moment since im still attending high school. but once i've graduated im going to take firefighter 1
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
i joined at the age of 13 as a junior because my dad was a firefighter and i always wanted to be like him. As i became active in the fire dept. i loved the thrill of responding to calls and the good feeling you get afterwards knowing your the reason someone was able to safe live on with thier life.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
its a wonder feeling to knowing you helped to save someone's life and or home
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)
Welcome to the FFN. Take a few minutes and check out the various groups, there should be a few to your liking. I have two sons that started out as JRs.
Both are FF1 and very active and both sit on the board of trustees.
Stay safe, train often and share knowledge.