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Firefighter Paramedic

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Firefighter Paramedic

Opening / Closing Date: November 16, 2017 - December 15, 2017

JOB SUMMARY: 

This position is located in the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (DCFEMS). DCFEMS provides fire suppression, technical rescue, fire prevention and education, and pre-hospital care and transportation services to people within the District in order to protect life and property.  DCFEMS firefighter paramedics have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, high call volume jurisdiction with unique and high profile special events related to its status as the Nation’s Capital.  The Department’s diverse mission also gives firefighter paramedics the opportunity to apply for positions in all four of its disciplines throughout their careers. Firefighter/Paramedic is assigned to one of approximately thirty-three fire stations throughout the District of Columbia. The incumbent will primarily travel by Medic Unit and Fire Unit in a prompt and efficient manner in response to calls for emergency medical care of critically ill or injured patients.

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