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(F05) $22.88 - $33.63 an hour     $57,108.48 - $83,940.48 a year


Performs responsible fire rescue supervision involving the command of an Advanced Life Support Unit and is responsible for all medical care given at the scene of a medical emergency until relieved by a Senior Medical Officer. Maintains proficiency in combat firefighting skills.


(a) Four (4) years of service with Tampa Fire Rescue including three (3) years endorsed as an Acting Rescue Lieutenant.

(b) Employees with a minimum of 3 years on the job and 2 years as an Acting Rescue Lieutenant may apply and will become eligible when attaining the required 4 and 3 years of experience.

(c) Must currently be a Paramedic (F-4) to sit for exam and to be promoted.

(d) Successful completion of 24 college credits (15 of which must be in the area of fire science/administration, emergency medical services, business or public administration, or industrial education with a major in fire science/administration). All candidates must submit a copy of their degree or transcript (with signature and/or seal affixed) prior to the closing date. This also applies to candidates who may have applied for past examinations. The transcript or diploma may be scanned and attached via upload to the online application or forwarded via email to careers@tampagov.net.

(e) Successful completion of a college level course in personnel management.

(f) Approval by the Tampa Fire Rescue Medical Director.


-State of Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services certification as a Paramedic.

-Possession of a valid Florida Driverís License.

NOTE: All of the required experience and education for eligibility purposes must have been obtained prior to the close of business, October 18, 2014.



  • (Multiple choice 25%, In-Basket 25%, Counseling 25%, Tactical 25%)

  • Education and Seniority points added after a grade of 60% is obtained. (Submit all applicable transcripts and certifications with application.)

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

    - SOGís *

    - Rules and Regs *

    - Daily Station Lesson Plans *

    - Collective Bargaining Agreement *

    - IFSTA Fire Department Company Officer, 3rd Edition

    † † † † * In effect the date of this announcement.

    Closing Date for Applications:October 18, 2014

    How to Apply: Apply online at www.tampagov.net. Select Fire Promotional Online Application Instructions to view instructions on completing the online application.

    DATE OF EXAM: (Multiple Choice Component) November 18, 2014. The remaining exercises will will follow on November 19 and November 20, 2014.

    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.

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    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 10/18/2014 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.