Fire/Rescue Department - Volunteer, EMS/Rescue Squad - Volunteer
Firefighter, First Responder
Years in Fire/EMS:
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
Muddy Brook Fire Department Woodstock, CT
Years With Department/Agency
MRT, Firefighter, CPR, AED, Hazmat,
I joined when i was 13 years old as a explorer with my department. As i got older i became a MRT at the age of 16. Then turning the age 18 i became a full member. The men and only a few women in my department are my family and let me tell you, I've got one BIG family! Peace!
In a Relationship
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
My father and his father before that were all involved in the service. It's a family thing i guess. I love the rush of it all when the pagers go off. But mostly i love helping other!
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)
Hi Jennifer, I’m a retired Fire Chief and understand the importance of health & fitness for our responders. I joined FF Nation to share my incredible wellness story with everyone. Fitness is only a part of the equation; internal wellness is the real essential for healthy responders. Many of us need to get healthier. If you’re interested in more information about this life changing program please send me an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org