Destin Fire Control District

Committed to Saving Lives and Preserving Property

Destin Fire Control District

Employment Applications

The Destin Fire Control District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Safety Lieutenant Inspector.

 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE POSITION OF: FIRE SAFETY LIEUTENANT INSPECTOR

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Inspecting existing structures, construction, and remodel sites for compliance with fire safety codes, laws, and ordinances; Providing public education in fire prevention, including giving demonstrations and presentations before community groups, schools, and other organizations or institutions.

Candidates must have an acceptable driving record and past criminal history, pass a drug screen, and background reference check.  Candidate must meet all pre-employment requirements.

Employment Application

Minimum Requirements & Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, as recognized by the State of Florida, Department of Education
  • Be age 18 or older at time of application
  • Possess & maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License

Other Employment Requirements (may be obtained before or after employment begins):

  • State of Florida certified Fire Safety Inspector I – within 6 months of employment
  • State of Florida certified Fire Safety Inspector II – within 1 year of employment

Wage and Benefit Information

  • $46,000 Base Annual Wage
  • Benefits provided

 

 

APPLICATIONS ARE ALWAYS BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE POSITION OF: FIREFIGHTER/EMT or FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

Applicants must be Florida State Certified.

Our hiring assessment consists of a practical test and interview board.  Candidates must have an acceptable driving record and past criminal history, pass a drug screen and medical examination; back ground reference checks; and water safety assessment.  Candidate must meet all pre-employment requirements.  The District will notify each candidate regarding the testing date and other pertinent information.

Employment Application

Minimum Requirements & Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, as recognized by the State of Florida, Department of Education
  • Be age 18 or older at time of application
  • Possess & maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License
  • Current State of Florida Firefighter II Certificate of Compliance
  • Current State of Florida EMT (or) Paramedic License
  • Current CPR Certification

Other Employment Requirements (may be obtained before or after employment begins):

  • Probationary Period
    – 1 year to successfully complete orientation and probationary performance requirements as directed by the District
  • Open Water Rescuer within 18 months of employment
    – USLA Open Water Rescuer class
  • District Fire Boat Operator within 3 years of employment
    – Coast Guard Operator of Unspecified Passenger Vessels class
  • Rescue Specialist within 3 years of employment
    – Florida USAR Technician classes
  • Hazardous Materials Technician within 3 years of employment
    – Florida Hazardous Materials Technician Certification

Wage and Benefit Information

  • $48,000 FF/EMT Base Annual Wage
  • $56,000 FF/Medic Base Annual Wage
  • Benefits provided

 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE POSITION OF: LIFEGUARD

Training Academy Requirements for New Applicants

Employment Application – New Applicant

Employment Application – Returning Applicant

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