FLSA: Hourly

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(F04) $18.85 - $30.90 an hour     $47,049.60 - $77,126.40 a year


Performs a variety of responsible firefighting and rescue tasks, which include driving and maintaining emergency equipment. Irrespective of rescue assignment, employees must maintain their combat firefighting readiness as they are subject to deployment in that capacity. Is responsible for the maintenance of drugs and equipment including inventory of stocks. Performs CPR and other emergency medical procedures; takes individuals’ vital signs. Maintains records and submits reports as required. Work is usually performed on a twenty-four-hour shift, including weekends and holidays.


  • Eligibility to Take Exam: Current employment with Tampa Fire Rescue in a sworn capacity.

  • Eligibility For Promotion: One (1) year of employment with Tampa Fire Rescue in a sworn capacity. Approval by the Tampa Fire Rescue Medical Director.


  • Current State of Florida, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services certification as a Paramedic.

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license.

    SOURCE MATERIALS FOR EXAM: Test will be drawn from the following resource materials:

  • Current Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • TFR Daily Station Lesson Plans

  • Standard Operating Guidelines

  • Rules and Regulations


  • Written - 100%

  • Education and Seniority points added after a grade of 60% is obtained.


    EXAMINATION DATE: To be determine

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.

    11-25-1; 1-7-14(007051)

    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 1/8/2014 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.