RCFRD Career Opportunity brochure

Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Roanoke County is located at the southernmost end of  the Shenandoah Valley, between the Alleghany and  the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is nearly hexagonal in  shape, is 254 square miles and surrounds the ci es of  Roanoke and Salem.  Roanoke County is a short drive  from several major ci es including Greensboro, (80  miles), Raleigh (126 miles) and Washington, DC (195  miles).  Roanoke County is home to over 92,000  ci zens and 5,000 businesses.   Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department is  expanding the career division and recrui ng  reliable men and women who are eager to  serve the Roanoke County community while  building an exci ng and successful career.  RCFRD has been growing steadily over  the past 13 years to meet the increas‐ ing needs of Roanoke County resi‐ dents and businesses.    Today, RCFRD employs over  160 full‐ me personnel and has  grown by over 200% since  2000.    Currently, the depart‐ ment responds to over  10,000 calls for emer‐ gency assistance annu‐ ally—an increase  from 13 years ago  when about 8,000  calls were logged.    APPLICATION PROCESS Roanoke County Fire & Rescue participates in a Regional Hiring Process which combines the resources of Roanoke County and the cities of Roanoke and Salem to conduct a Regional Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and a Fire & EMS Recruit School. Process: 1. Submit Roanoke County Application when position is posted 2. Successfully pass general knowledge test 3. Attend CPAT Orientation (not required) 4. Successfully pass CPAT 5. Complete first interview 6. Background/Criminal History review 7. Complete second interview 8. Offered conditional employment 9. Complete Psychological & Medical Exams 10. Complete Roanoke Valley Regional Fire & EMS Recruit Academy PARAMEDIC Roanoke County Fire & Rescue  5925 Cove Road, Roanoke, VA  24019  Phone: 540‐777‐8701  www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov/FR  FIREFIGHTER EMT Roanoke County Fire & Rescue     www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov  540‐777‐8701 
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H o n o r,   C o u r a g e ,   R e s p e c t ,   L o y a l t y,   C o m p a s s i o n   PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER HOW TO APPLY Engage directly in providing advanced life support using advanced emergency life support and stabilization procedures at the scene of an accident or illness and during transport to medical facilities; provide rescue and fire prevention training; perform firefighting duties; drive and operate rescue and fire vehicles; assist in the maintenance and repair of stations and equipment; related work as required. Education equivalent to graduation from high school; EMTIntermediate or Paramedic Certification valid in Virginia. Must be 21 years of age, have VA driver’s license, and a good driving record. The annual starting salary is $37,052. * Engage directly in firefighting, rescue and fire prevention activities; drive and operate fire/rescue equipment; perform maintenance and repair of fire stations and equipment; perform basic life support care; does related work as required. Education equivalent to graduation from high-school and preferably some fire/ems experience. Must be 21 years of age, have VA driver’s license, and a good driving record. The annual starting salary is $33,607. * BENEFITS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Flexible Leave Plan Eleven Paid Holidays Medical Insurance Employee Health and Wellness Center Dental Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts & HRA Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Group Life Insurance Deferred Compensation Program Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Credit Union Membership  Roanoke County website “Job Opportunities” page at www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov  Job Line (540) 772-2018, option 2  FIREFIGHTER/EMT * Visit website for full job description Roanoke County only accepts employment applications for current job openings. The list of current job openings is updated every Friday afternoon and can be accessed via the following sources: RVTV Channel 3 - Government Access television station  Department of Human Resources Monday – Friday, 8a.m.-5 p.m. All applications must be submitted online, and you are welcome to include a résumé. We do not accept résumés without an accompanying online application. Completed Roanoke County applications must be submitted by the closing date of the job posting. Each position requires a separate application. r— e a station tou If you would lik te: Go to our websi ntyVA.gov/FR ww.RoanokeCou w Opportunities” “Employment Click terest Form” Click “Career In submit Complete and ge ct you to arran ficer will conta An of your visit.
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