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Paramedic

FLSA: Hourly

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SALARY RANGE:

(F04) $18.38 - $30.29 an hour     $45,876.48 - $75,603.84 a year


JOBCODE: 007051

NATURE OF WORK:

Performs a variety of responsible firefighting and rescue tasks, which include driving and maintaining emergency equipment. Irrespective of rescue assignment, employees must maintain their combat firefighting readiness as they are subject to deployment in that capacity. Is responsible for the maintenance of drugs and equipment including inventory of stocks. Performs CPR and other emergency medical procedures; takes individuals’ vital signs. Maintains records and submits reports as required. Work is usually performed on a twenty-four-hour shift, including weekends and holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Eligibility to Take Exam: Current employment as a Tampa Firefighter or Driver Engineer.

Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license and current State of Florida, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services certification as a Paramedic.

Eligibility For Promotion: One (1) year of employment as a Firefighter with Tampa Fire Rescue. Approval by the Tampa Fire Rescue Medical Director.

SOURCE MATERIALS FOR EXAM: Test will be drawn from the following resource materials:

  • Current Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • TFR Daily Station Lesson Plans

  • Standard Operating Guidelines

  • Rules and Regulations

    EXAMINATION:

    Written - 90% Education - 10%

    EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS, COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS AND CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY HUMAN RESOURCES NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 9, 2009

    EXAMINATION DATE: JANUARY 7, 2010

    Posted: 9-3-09 (007051)

    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 12/9/2009 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.