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Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Apprentice Program

at City of Jacksonville (FL)

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 1855796

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Overall Job Objective

Job Description

JFRD's Apprentice Program will prepare the Applicant for the next steps required to become a state-certified Emergency Medical Technician/Firefighter. This will be accomplished through courses offered at Florida State College at Jacksonville's Fire Academy of the South. 100% Tuition assistance will be provided to eligible candidates to cover the cost of these college level courses.  

Open Requirements/Supplemental Information

  • You must attend a JFRD Fire Apprentice Open House in order for your application to be considered
  • Must be 17-21 years old
  • Parent/guardian (if under 18) must provide signed consent
  • Must reside in one of these target zip codes: 32202, 32205, 32206, 32208, 32209, 32210, 32211, 32218, 32244, 32254
  • Must be high school graduate or equivalent
  • Must pass a health examination and Pre-Physical Agility Test (Pre-PAT)
  • Must pass a background screening 
  • Must pass a drug screening
  • Must submit immunization records
  • Must submit a good driving record
  • Must meet GPA requirements
  • Must successfully complete an Oral Interview
  • Must provide a written essay at Oral Interview

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