Firefighter (Paramedic/Hazmat Technician) Job in Round Hill, Virginia – Department of Homeland Security



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Homeland Security. The opening is for a Firefighter (Paramedic/Hazmat Technician) in Round Hill, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Firefighter (Paramedic/Hazmat Technician) – Round Hill, Virginia
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Job ID: 160274
Start Date: 11/05/2019
End Date: 11/19/2019

Qualification Summary
Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent grade band in the Federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.The qualification requirements listed below must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
You qualify for this position at the GS-09 level (starting salary $57,510) if you possessthe following: One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-08) in the Federal Service. This experience may have been gained in the federal government, a state or local government, a non-profit organization, the private sector, or as a volunteer; however, your resume must clearly describe at least one year of specialized experience. Examples of specialized experience would typically include but are not limited to: Utilizing firefighting apparatus and equipment, Utilizing Advance Life Support (ALS) equipment, Performing electro cardiology procedures
Utilizing Hazardous Material response equipment, etc. The following certification are required for this position (Submit proof of your Certification to meet eligibility requirement): Firefighter I
Firefighter II
Driver/Operator – Pumper
Confined Space Entry and Rescue
Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-P)
Current Hazardous Materials (Hazmat) Certification The following certification are required to be obtained within one year of appointment to this position: Driver Operator / Aerial
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-P) in the National Registry This is a primary firefighterposition under the special retirement provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) and 8412 (d). Appointees to positions covered under these provisions must not have reached their 37th birthday at the time of initial appointment. Applicants over age 37 with previous firefighter experience under CSRS/FERS, may have their previous firefighter experience credited to determine if age requirement met.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and provides valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, clickhere.Current or former FEMA Reservists/DAE employees: To accurately credit your experience for these intermittent positions, make sure to list the dates (from MM/YY to MM/YY) of each deployment, along with the job title and specific duties you were responsible for during each deployment. Failure to provide this information may result in disqualification.The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

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