The Department of Fire and Rescue (DFR) operates a schedule of three rotating shifts working 24 hours. The DFR includes 22 Engine Companies, two of which have ALS capabilities, 15 ALS (Paramedic) transport units, 4 ladder trucks, 3 rescue companies, 4 tankers, a hazardous materials unit, 4 battalion chiefs and 1 division chief (shift commander). Additional units such as brush trucks, boats, and all terrain vehicles provide additional support to our system to meet the needs as required.
No Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Certification is required to apply for this position.
Applications will only be accepted online at governmentjobs.com. An email address is required to set up an account. A notification will be sent once the completed application is received. The applicant is responsible to keep ALL personal information updated in their governmentjobs.com profile.
Must be 18 years of age at time of selection
Possess a valid driver’s license (at time of application and at all times during uniformed employment)
High school diploma or GED or any combination of education and experience as an equivalent
Drug free for last 12 months
No more than -10 demerit points on VA driver’s license
DUI conviction in last 3 years
Court assigned ASAP in last 3 years
Reckless driving charge in last 3 years
THE HIRING PROCESS
A Firefighter/EMT in Prince William County will provide fire and emergency medical services, fire suppression, fire prevention education, operated equipment and apparatus, maintains and inspects equipment, attends training drills, participates in physical fitness training, and performs other job related duties.
All recruitment questions must be directed to the Department of Fire and Rescue Personnel office at [email protected].
The Prince William County Fire & Rescue System is proud to provide career opportunities with competitive wages, attractive benefits, and a wealth of training and educational possibilities.
$60,661 starting salary*
ALS Certification Bonus**
Dental and Vision Insurance
Annual and Sick Leave