City of Marathon Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic.

Category: Full Time

Base Salary: $44,129.28, plus holiday and incentive pay

Retirement: State of Florida Chapter 175 plan. 5% Employee contribution, Six (6) year vesting and twenty (20) year normal retirement 3.5% multiplier, seven (7) year DROP, annual COLA. Optional 457 plan

Duties include but are not limited to: protects life and property, in compliance with Marathon Fire Rescue policies and procedures, by controlling and extinguishing fires, performing emergency medical techniques and patient care procedures, responding to disasters and other emergencies, and maintaining department equipment, apparatus and stations. Participates in fire prevention activities and training to improve public awareness of fire safety.  Drives and/or operates fire rescue apparatus or ambulances.  In addition, any other duties assigned by the Fire Chief or his designee. On call 24 hours pending and during disasters. Responds to fire alarms and other emergency calls.  Contains, suppresses and extinguishes fires; rescues potential victims and protects property.  Operates firefighting / EMS apparatus and equipment, including ambulances and other vehicles.  Administers emergency medical techniques (Basic Life Support or Advanced Life Support) in accordance with protocols.

Closing Date: April 3, 2019, 5pm

Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Must have the following: State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards Certification pursuant to Florida Statutes, Chapter 633 and Florida Paramedic Certification. Must hold a current Advanced Life Support card and current CPR certification. Trained, experienced and otherwise qualified to drive fire apparatus and emergency medical care vehicle, maintain the appropriate class of driver’s license and completion of an approved EVOC course in accordance with Florida Statutes. Click here for qualifications for the Physical Ability Test.

Special Requirements:
Successful applicants must undergo a drug test, driver’s license and criminal history check. E.O.E, Drug Free Workplace. Veteran’s preference given. Candidates must complete a CPAT in the prescribed times.

Email application and copies of certifications to or fax to 305-289-4143. Applications may also be mailed or dropped off at City of Marathon, 9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050. All qualifications/certifications must be submitted with application or it will be discarded.

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