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DEPARTMENT: Fire Department

POSITION: Firefighter/Paramedic

The Orange City Fire Department’s goal is to deliver the highest level of fire protection to the citizens and visitors of Orange City.  Whether it is responding to a house fire, rescuing patients involved in a vehicle accident, or conducting fire prevention activities, we are committed to serving our community with dedication and pride. If you feel like you would be a good fit for our team, please submit your application to Human Resources today!

For this recruitment only candidates that currently hold a Florida State Paramedic Certification or are actively enrolled in Paramedic Certification training will be considered for employment.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Florida State certified Firefighter II
  • Florida State certified Paramedic
  • Pass background check, pre-employment drug screen, and pre-employment physical
  • Possess a valid Class “E” Florida Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record

Starting Wages

  • $36,620 base annual salary
  • $6,000 Paramedic Incentive pay
  • Overtime opportunities available
  • Regularly scheduled hours paid at overtime rate
  • Hourly Incentive Pay available for obtaining Certifications


  • Employer provided Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • 4 weeks paid time off annually
  • Membership in Florida Retirement System
  • 12 paid holidays
  • College tuition reimbursement
  • Paramedic Incentive
  • Union membership available
  • Department sponsored training

Preference will be given to candidates holding paramedic certification during the hiring process.

Applications can be submitted electronically to, mailed, or dropped to our Human Resources Office. Applications are available at Resumes may be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

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