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  • FIREFIGHTER 1-EMT-B

    The Town of South Boston, VA has an opening for a:
     
    FIREFIGHTER 1-EMT-B
     
    Performs intermediate protective services work providing fire suppression, emergency medical care and hazardous materials handling usually under emergency conditions.  A large percentage of calls are for emergency medical care. Duties include: emergency preparedness, community education, station and apparatus maintenance.   
     
    The job is physically demanding requiring lifting over 100 pounds, climbing, crawling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting.
     
    Requirements: Must be 18-years or older; have a valid HSD [or GED]; VA driver’s license, clean driving record, Firefighter 1 and EMT-B certifications.  Preference will be given to applicants with EVOC, Firefighter I, and Basic Pump Operation certifications.   
     
    The position is full-time, working 24-hours on/48-hour off shifts.  Must work nights, week-ends and holidays.  Benefits include: health, dental, and life insurance; paid retirement, holiday, vacation and sick leave.  Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background checks.   A pre-employment physical and drug test is required.  Starting
    Salary: $41,000.  A sign-up bonus of $2,000 is available for certified applicants upon being hired. 
     
    Application packets may be picked up at the South Boston Fire Department, 403 Broad St., South Boston, VA between 9:00am and 4:00pm.    Deadline:  4:00 p.m. August 26, 2022.  You may also apply online at https://www.southboston.com/joblist/index.php or call Terri Rowland, Human Resources at 434-570-4223 for further information.