PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — The Panama City Beach Fire Department is currently looking to fill three open firefighter trainee positions.
Those interested must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED). Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Certification (Firefighter II Compliant) or be enrolled in a class and complete within one (1) year from date of hire.
Applicants must also possess an Emergency Medical Technician license for the State of Florida or be enrolled in a class and complete within one (1) year from date of hire. (EMTs must be willing to become certified firefighter and/or certified firefighters must be willing to become EMT certified at a minimum).
Another requirement for applicants is, they must pass a Firefighter examination administered through Civil Service with a minimum score of 70% and must have passed the physical agility testing through Bay County.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the City to prohibit any unauthorized visitor. Exams will be completed outside the City Hall doors in view of the receptionist.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS NEEDED TO APPLY:
Valid State of Florida Firefighter II Certification.
Valid Florida EMT and/or Paramedic Certification.
Current Florida Driver’s License – driving record must be acceptable to the City insurance program.
View the firefighter trainee application packet here.
EXAM: General Competency exam is available at City Hall 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., 17007 PCB Parkway, Panama City Beach.
Deadline: Application & testing will be available until April 29th @ noon.
Interview: Qualified applicants will be notified by email in reference to an interview
E-mail is the preferred form of communication.
If you have questions on the application process, call (850) 233-5100, Ext. 2227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.