Blades Fire Company - Sussex County, Delaware

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Full-time Position
Thursday, January 14, 2021

(****Driver Must obtain NREMT within 2 years.)


Job Description: Employee will be responsible for staffing basic life support units on a daily basis, providing emergency medical care and transportation. Employee would be responsible for patient care in the emergency setting. Responsibilities will include routine checks on equipment and tools, light vehicle maintenance and administrative functions as needed. Employee must show initiative at promoting the team concept and be able to perform duties as expected. Job duties would include janitorial work and maintenance of the ambulances. The employee must be able to lift 150 pounds with a partner.

Benefits: Uniforms, Health Insurance (medical, vision and dental), PTO Time, 401K, State Pension.

Minimum Qualifications, Candidate MUST met:

? Non-member of Blades Volunteer Fire Company.

? Able to lift 150 pounds with partner.

? Possess a valid Delaware Non-CDL Class B Driver’s License or greater. (Submit Full Driving Record)

? Possess a Delaware EVO License.

? Current Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Certification

? Delaware EMT Certification (EMT position only)

? Nationally Registered EMT Certification (EMT position only)

? High school graduate or GED equivalent.

? **Preferred training Basic, Structural, HAZ MAT Response, Vehicle Rescue, Pump Operator, and EMT FTO**

? Fire School Transcript.


Compensation: EMT $17.00 an hour, after successful probationary period rate will increase to $17.50.

                                Driver 14.00 per hour, after successful probationary period rate will increase to $14.50

                                And a 0.25 increase upon the start of EMT class.

Application Procedure: Interested individuals may pick-up an application Blades Vol. Fire Co. Or on the website Applications will closed on January 31, 2020 at 1600 Hours. Please submit proof of all minimum qualifications. Applications can be delivered or mailed to: Blades Vol. Fire Co. 200 E 5th st Blades DE 19973 ATTN: Brad Taylor. Please place all documents in a sealed envelope. NO application will be accepted if it is faxed in. If the candidate is selected for an interview they will be notified and appear at Blades Fire Co. on February 4th at 1900. Questions can be directed to Brad Taylor 302-604-0670 or [email protected]