Seminole County Fire Department will be posting for the position of Firefighter/EMT and Firefighter/Paramedic in February 2019. Important Reminder -- those wishing to apply must have successfully passed CPAT and the FireTEAM test. To schedule these tests, visit www.NationalTestingNetwork.com. If you have questions regarding the CPAT or FireTEAM Test, please call the National Testing Network candidate support line at 1-866-563-3882. Also, please visit Frequently Asked Questions.
Applications for Emergency Communications Dispatcher are accepted only during an employment posting for Emergency Communications Dispatcher. Employment postings can be found at the County’s Human Resources site for job vacancies at http://www.Seminolecountyfl.gov
Requirements for Employment
Minimum Required Certifications (Prior to application):
Successful completion of ECOMM testing (https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/ntn-test-ecomm.cfm)
Must take and pass a typing test with a minimum of 35 WPM.
Preferred Certifications (preferred, but not required):
3 months or more related experience
Florida State 911 Telecommunicator
Emergency Medical Dispatch
Healthcare Provider –level CPR training
Emergency Medical Technician
Foreign Language fluency
Some college related work experience
Must successfully pass a background investigation, driving record check, and a medical examination that includes drug testing.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Lawful to work in the US for unlimited duration
HS Diploma or equivalency certificate issued by a State Board of Education
Must possess a Florida DL upon hire
To be considered for employment as an Emergency Communication Fire/EMS Dispatcher with Seminole County Emergency Communications, follow these steps:
PART 1 - Complete ECOMM testing Prior to submitting an application or during the job posting process for employment as an Emergency Communication Dispatcher, you must successfully complete the ECOMM assessment. The National Testing Network (NTN) offers ECOMM; sign up at https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/ntn-test-ecomm.cfm. Tests are offered on multiple days and at multiple locations. During the NTN registration process, make certain you select Seminole County Emergency Communications as a recipient of your test results; upon completion of the ECOMM test, your results will automatically be forwarded to us. Applicants will be responsible for the $41 testing fee due at the time of test registration.
Further info regarding ECOMM can be found at: https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/ntn-test-ecomm.cfm
PART 2 – Wait to be contacted by Seminole County Emergency Communications Seminole County Emergency Communications will review ECOMM results and contact candidates directly regarding an employment application. Employment applications are accepted only upon request from Seminole County Emergency Communications and must include supporting documents as detailed in the “Required Certifications” and “Preferred Certifications” sections. All information provided on your application (as well as in all other phases of the employment process) must be true, accurate, up-to-date, and without omission.
PART 3 – In-house testing Seminole County Emergency Communications will review applications and successful candidates will be invited to move forward in the application process. Further information will be provided to those candidates at that time.
Examinations: Evaluation of training and experience; ECOMM (scores valid one year from testing date); typing test; driving record check; background investigation; pre-employment medical exam including drug testing.
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