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Florida Career Firefighter




Florida Career Firefighter

To be a career Firefighter in the State of Florida, an individual must submit an Application for Certification as a Firefighter II, and successfully complete the Firefighter Minimum Standards Course, or have received an equivalent amount of training in another state (or country), and pass the state written and practical examinations, as required by State Statute.

The Firefighter Minimum Standards course consists of a minimum of 398-hours of training. The first 206-hours includes NFPA Firefighter I and Florida specific requirements. The following 192-hours includes NFPA Firefighter II and Florida specific requirements.

An individual who holds a Florida Firefighter One Certificate of Competency may enter the Firefighter Minimum Standards Course at the start of the Firefighter II training, if permissible by the Certified Training Center.

The Firefighter Minimum Standards Course is offered at numerous Certified Training Centers located throughout the state. Each training center has their own course and fee schedule. For further information, contact the training center of your choice.

EQUIVALENCY FOR OUT OF STATE FIREFIGHTERS WANTING FLORIDA CAREER CERTIFICATION

The Firefighter Minimum Standards Equivalency Examination is offered to individuals who have received training in another state (or country), that is evaluated as equivalent to that required in Florida's Firefighter Minimum Standards Course. To determine an individual's eligibility for the Equivalency Examination, a three-part application process is required. Part I is the Preliminary Equivalency Application (DFS-K4-1309). It is submitted to the Challenge Review Board, along with supporting documentation. Such documentation should be a transcript, by subject, of the hours spent in initial training. Upon review and approval of the training documentation by the Challenge Review Board, Part II, the application for the Equivalency Examination and Certification, will be sent to the applicant. Upon approval of a complete application, the applicant will take the written and practical equivalency examination (Part III). The Equivalency Examination is offered four times a year at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala. Please refer to the Testing Schedule for test dates.

The applicable Florida Statutes are F.S.633.334, F.S.633.34, F.S.633.35, F.S.633.352, F.S.633.351, and F.S. 633.353.

RETENTION OF FLORIDA FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATION

A Certified Firefighter who has not been employed for 3 years from last date of employment*, date of certification or last date of instructor certification must take the Practical Retention Examination. An Application for Practical Examination for Retention of Firefighter Certification Form (DFS-K4-1308) is required, along with the Medical Examination (DFS-K4-1022). The retention examination is offered four times a year at the Florida State Fire College. Please contact the Bureau of Fire Standards for an application. Please refer to the Testing Schedule for test dates.

*For a volunteer fire department, the certified firefighter must be active for at least six months.

KEEP YOUR INFORMATION CURRENT

It is your responsibility to ensure your current name, address and contact information is up to date. If this information has changed, go to www.FloridaStateFireCollege.org and update your profile online accordingly.




City of Pensacola



Become a Pensacola Firefighter

www.ci.pensacola.fl.us

Active recruitment is conducted for Fire Cadet or Professional Firefighter when positions are available with the Pensacola Fire Department, Northwest Florida’s leading fire department.  Interested persons should routinely scan the City's website for notices of vacancies.

 

Minimum and special requirements for Fire Cadet and Professional Firefighter are addressed on the “Job Classifications” link at www.pensacolacityjobs.com or by clicking here (attach related documents).

 

Applicants for Cadet and Professional Firefighter must not have used tobacco or tobacco related products for at least one year immediately preceding application, and after employment must remain tobacco-free for the duration of employment (applicants are required to sign a sworn affidavit).

 

Applications are accepted and processed through the City of Pensacola’s Civil Service Department.  For complete information on job requirements and application procedures, contact Civil Service at 850-435-1660 or 850-435-1720 or at cityjobs@ci.pensacola.fl.us.





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Fire Service Related

Vision 20/20

U.S. Fire Admin smoking & home fires

Podcasts and Internet broadcasts for fire and emergency service professionals
Coalition for Fire-Safe Cigarettes
Responder Knowledge Base
USFA Parents A Fire Safety Campaign for Babies and Toddlers
Bound Tree Medical
Firefighter - Emergency Medical Technician Next Door
Fire Prevention
Online Resource Page
Fire Sprinkler Coalition

Smoking and Home Fires

JB's Favorite Links

USFA 2001 Fire Prevention and Safety Grants - International Association of Black Fire Fighters Skip Navigation Training & Education Fire Safety Firefighter Fatalities Fire Statistics Grants & Funding
Freedom of Information Center

FireFightingLinks.com

Federal Emergency Management Agency
The J.W. Robinson Society
Fires a Major Threat for Black Children
Report on Terrorism

Fire Department Instructor Conference
National Fire Protection Association
Fire Department Safety Officers Association
History of Black Fire Fighters
African American Women Fire Fighters
FireHero.Org
Career Links in Public Administration
All Our Sons
LRIS - Your Resource for Public Safety Labor Information
Test of Courage - Fire Service Statistics
Traumatic Occupational Injuries, Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation
Breathing Easier? The Report of The Century Foundation Working Group on Bioterrorism Preparedness
ComCARE (Nationwide Emergency Alerting and Messaging Initiative)
Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Card Document

Globe Story Sparks Concern About Response Time
EMS Addresses Cultural Diversity Multiple Efforts Focus on Topic
Grants & Assistance
Homeland Security Report Released The report reflects an unprecedented conversation with America and is a culmination of our effort to solicit ideas from citizens, articulate a vision of secure communities, and identify the actions to get there.
Liberty Mutual - Where's the Fire?
Social Attitudes Survey
Topical Fire Research Series

Investing for Success

Standards for Excellence: An Introduction

Change: Loss, Opportunity, and Resilience

Mathematics Title: BEATCALC: Beat the Calculator!

The Small Business and Community Development Resource

Travel: Soul of America

International Black Buyers and Manufacturers

The National African American Speakers Association

The African-American Leadership Program - Overview

Internet Public Library: Political Advocacy Groups

TheCapitol.Net Legislative Process

Write To Congress, the President and State Legislators

Congressional Black Caucus

National Organization of Blacks in Government

National Conference of Black Mayors

Free Online Petition Hosting

National Legal and Political Center

2004 employment information by gender and race

Counter-Terrorism

A Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service

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