Now accepting applications for full time EMT/Firefighter and Medic/Firefighter

Caroline County Department of Fire and Rescue is currently accepting applications for the position of EMT/Firefighter and Medic/Firefighter (full time).




Firefighter / EMT and Firefighter / Medic - posted January 2017

Caroline County Department of Fire and Rescue currently has a full time opening for the position of Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Medic. This position is responsible for emergency medical service work responding to a variety of injuries and illnesses, fire prevention, and suppression.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent
Possession at all times of a valid, Virginia driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
Basic Cardiac Life Support (Health Care Provider CPR)
EVOC Class III
Virginia Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or higher
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Firefighter II
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Hazardous Materials Operations
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (ALS positions)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or equivalent (ALS positions)

Within 1 year in assigned job position:
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Basic Pump Operator or Driver Pump Operator
Virginia Department of Fire Programs Rural Water Supply
ICS 100, 200, 700, 800
Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent (ALS positions)


Caroline County application can be obtained at https://co.caroline.va.us/551/Employment-Opportunities .

Starting salary

EMT/Firefighter         - $44,437
EMT-I/Firefighter        - $46,503

EMT-P/Firefighter       - $48,665

Benefits Include:

Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Insurance

LEOS Retirement and Life Insurance through VA Retirement System.

Applicants should include copies of current EMS, Fire, and EVOC certifications and a DMV record with their application. Applications accepted until filled. Caroline County is an equal opportunity employer.

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