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Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

ALS Firefighter

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$39,505
  • Posted Date:11/20/2017

Bedford County Employment Opportunity




Emergency Services / Fire and Rescue




12 and 24 hour Shifts


Performs difficult protective services work in regard to emergency medical services and fire suppression; engages directly in providing advanced life support and stabilization procedures at the scene of a medical emergency and during transport to medical facilities; engages directly in fire suppression activities and response to fire related incidents as required; does related EMS, Fire and emergency services work as required. Responsible to Incident Commander on scene and/or any Bedford County Fire & Rescue Officer.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must possess education equivalent to graduation from high school
  • Possession of Virginia Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or Paramedic
  • CPR certification
  • NIMS – ICS 100, 200 & ICS 700 certification
  • EVOC certification
  • Minimum of 1 year pre-hospital experience
  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Firefighter 1 and/or Firefighter II
  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Hazardous Materials Operations certification.
  • Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license with 5 years driving experience.
  • Candidate must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

Preferred Experience includes:

  • .Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer referencesare required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

 $ 39,505



In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted





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 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.