Caroline County
Department of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Management
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Caroline County Department of Fire – Rescue and Emergency Management is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Firefighter/Medic.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Emergency response
  • Fire suppression
  • Rescue and emergency life support
  • Salvage
  • Fire prevention
  • and a variety of other assigned duties associated with fire and rescue


Candidates Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Virginia driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Health Care Provider CPR)
  • EVOC Class III Virginia Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or Paramedic 
  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Firefighter II 
  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Hazardous Materials Operations 
  • ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 
  • ALS providers are required to maintain certification in ACLS, PALS and PHTLS


Within 1 year in the assigned job position:

  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Basic Pump Operator or Driver Pump Operator
  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Rural Water Supply
  • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent for ALS providers


Benefits Include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Insurance
  • VRS Retirement and Life Insurance through the VRS Retirement System.


Starting Salary – Firefighter/EMT-I - $47,433; Firefighter/EMT-P - $49,639

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If you have any questions about the position or would like more details, please call the Department of Fire and Rescue at (804) 633-9831.