Professional Standards

Hiring Process

Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic

Applications for Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic are accepted only during an employment posting for Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic.  Employment postings can be found at the County's Human Resources site for job vacancies.

Seminole County Fire Department will be posting for the position of Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic in January 2017.   Important Reminder -- those wishing to apply must have successfully passed CPAT and the FireTEAM test.  To schedule these tests, visit  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.

Requirements for Employment

1. Firefighter II Certificate of Compliance
2. Florida Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic License
3. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)
4. Tobacco Affidavit
5. FireTEAM Test (Click "Firefighter Jobs" tab)
6. Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)  (Click "CPAT Testing" tab)
7. Driver's License

Hiring Process

1. Job Posting
2. Application
3. Fire & EMS Skills Assessment
4. Oral Interview
5. Notification of Selection
6. Pre-Employment Physical
7. Orientation

 Details for Fire Department Hiring Process:  Additional Information

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