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Firefighter Paramedic

at City of Glenn Heights

Pay: up to $44550/year
$44550 - $
Posted: 5/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2361423

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

The Glenn Heights Fire Department is seeking motivated individuals for an exciting career serving the citizens of Glenn Heights as a Firefighter Paramedic.

Applications are being accepted until position is filled. Proof of certifications must accompany your completed application when submitted.

Position: Firefighter Paramedic (Trainee)
Starting Probationary Salary $44,550
After successful completion of City 6-month Probation Period Salary $47,223

Typical Duties

What is the hiring process?
All applicants must submit an online application at Applicants must successfully pass each step of the hiring process before proceeding in the recruitment process:

  •  Physical Agility Assessment
  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Board Interviews
  • Chief Interviews
  • Pre-employment medical, physical and drug testing

Education & Experience

Qualification for Candidate:

  • Must be 18 years of age by physical agility test date.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must hold a minimum Basic Structural Firefighter certification with Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Must hold a minimum Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic with Texas Department of State Health Services

Supplemental Information

Retirement 2:1 match at 6% Texas Municipal Retirement System
Vacation – 12 days per year
Sick Leave
Paid Holidays – 10 per year
Personnel Days – 1 regular and 1 for 9/11 Memorial Holiday
Health Insurance – 100 % for employee medical insurance
Other Incentives include:

  • Certification pay
  • TCFP Structural Firefighter Intermediate $600 annually
  • TCFP Structural Firefighter Advanced $ 900 annually
  • TCFP Structural Firefighter Master $ 1200 annually
  • TCFP Basic Fire Inspector $300 annually
  • TCFP Basic Arson Investigator $300 annually
  • TCFP Driver Operator $300 annually
  • Longevity pay $4.00 per month for each year of service with the City of Glenn Heights
  • Assignment pay