Firefighter/Paramedic

Location: 
Collierville

The Town of Collierville has an opening for the following position: Firefighter/Paramedic

 The purpose of this classification is to perform entry level firefighting and advanced level pre-hospital emergency medical assistance work in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, and in responding to medical emergencies that is designed to help the Town’s Fire Department respond effectively to fires, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and man-made emergency situations.  Must possess High School diploma or GED with course concentration in the physical sciences or industrial arts; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain Firefighter I Certification as issued by the Tennessee Commission on Firefighter Standards and Education; Firefighter II Certification preferred.  Must possess and maintain Paramedic license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Health and Environment.  Must possess and maintain Valid Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements as issued by the State of residency.  Must successfully pass the Town of Collierville pre-employment verification and the State of Tennessee Paramedic requirements.  Veterans must possess an ‘Honorable’ discharge from any Military Service.  Must establish and maintain their actual bona fide residence east of the Mississippi River within a distance no greater than thirty (30) miles from the Town’s corporate limits.  Must be 21 years of age at time of hire.  Must attach copies of current certifications and licenses with your application. Applicants must meet ‘minimum entry requirements’ that are listed separately in each application packet.  Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License (to drive Fire Apparatus) at the time of hire.

Salary is $51,923 annually with excellent benefits package. To apply for this position, you must submit a special Firefighter Paramedic Application.  Firefighter Paramedic Applications are available to download at www.collierville.com under the Employment Opportunities tab, or you may obtain one from our Human Resources Office located at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, 38017, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Completed applications must be submitted either by mail or in person to the above address.  We are unable to accept faxed or emailed applications