Job Opportunities

Thank you for taking the time to consider a career with the Coral Springs Fire Department. The department preserves life and property through emergency medical services, fire suppression, risk reduction, public education, and community partnerships. Diversity appreciation and respect, in all its dimensions, is a cornerstone of our department and a fundamental aspect of the way we serve our community. 


Firefighter/Paramedic Information

Pay range $61,908 - $99,976


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Firefighter I and II Certificate
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)
  • CPAT (National)
  • State of Florida Paramedic License


  • Responds to fire alarms in the City and mutual aid and emergency medical calls; suppresses and extinguishes fires; rescues and stabilizes patients as part of an engine company or rescue unit; controls emergency medical activities in the absence of a superior. Aids in the mitigation of other emergencies as directed. Recognizes, reports, and reacts to potential situations and adjusts plans or activities accordingly.
  • Maintains Florida Certification as Paramedic as provided for in State Rule 10D66FAC and follows EMS protocols for Paramedic level medical care as approved by the Medical Director.
  • Communicates with dispatch, emergency room physicians and staff, police, fire officers and related personnel for the accurate and efficient dissemination of information and medical orders.
  • Drives, operates and inspects Fire Department vehicles; operates, utilizes and maintains Fire Department equipment and gear. Connects hoses to hydrants and pumps; joins hose sections and connects nozzles to hose; enters burning buildings with hose lines; operates nozzles and applies a stream of water on fires. Operates hand fire extinguishers and similar equipment in extinguishing fires; raises and climbs ladders; ventilates burning buildings to remove smoke and gases.
  • May assume a commanding role in the medical division, branch or group under the Incident Management System until relieved of that responsibility.
  • Makes daily inspections of apparatus, equipment, and medical supplies; notifies supervisor of defects.
  • Extricates and rescues victims from vehicles, drowning, accidents, fire, and other harmful conditions.
  • Recognizes acute symptoms requiring immediate care and administers advanced level care to injured or afflicted persons or assists a team member with medical support; stabilizes patients for transport as a team member of an Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services unit; performs CPR; administers spinal and cervical immobilization; verifies vital signs; evaluates patient status.
  • Administers medication and IV fluids, intubation, interpretive cardiac ECG assessment, defibrillation and external pacemaker. Provides airway maintenance, spinal and cervical immobilization; vital signs, diagnostic patient assessment. Recognizes various types of drugs, medications, and narcotics.
  • Performs custodial duties at the station; cleans and maintains Fire Station facilities and equipment; inspects fire equipment for necessary repairs.
  • Prepares EMS and department reports; completes patient reports, compiles billing information, and delivers all patient findings to the emergency room physicians. Communicates appropriately via medcom radio channel. Maintains records.
  • Participates in public education and community outreach programs.
  • Attends continuing education programs in fire fighting, equipment operation, rescue procedures, hazardous materials mitigation, first aid and paramedic level medical response; Conducts drills, training and continuing education programs on emergency medicine.


  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
      -Spouse may NOT be eligible for health insurance through the City.
  • Employee Health and Wellness Center - Free to employees and qualified members on the City's health plan.
      -Eligible dependents may qualify who are not on the City's health plan.
  • Life Insurance - $75,000 paid by City.
      -Additional voluntary insurance available for purchase.
  • Defined Benefit Pension - 8.75% Employee Contribution.
  • Flexible Health Care/Dependent Care Accounts.
  • Holiday Pay - 110 hours annually paid in (2) cash payments in June & December.
  • Personal Hours - 24 hours annually (eligible after 6-months) paid in (2) cash payments of 12-hours in June/December.
  • Annual Leave - Accrue 120 hours annually based on 2,496 hours worked.
  • Sick Leave - Accrue 120 hours annually based on 2,496 hours worked.
  • Wellbeing Hours - 24 hours annually(eligible after 6-months).

Application Process

The Coral Springs Fire Department only considers applications for positions currently posted as available. 

View Opportunities

Applications are only accepted via the City’s web-based system. Additionally, resumes are not accepted in place of an employment application. Please do not fax, mail or drop off resumes or printed copies of the web-based application. If you are selected for further consideration you may provide a copy of your resume during your scheduled interview appointment.

Only applicants who are considered best qualified for available employment opportunities will be contacted for further consideration. Make sure that you include an accurate email address when completing the employment application, as correspondence regarding applicant status will occur via email. Applicants are generally notified within two to four weeks if they are selected for further consideration. However, the time frame may vary depending upon departmental needs and priorities.

Equal Opportunity Policy

The City of Coral Springs is firmly committed to offering an equitable, drug-free work environment. We do not discriminate in any employment related decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or other similar factors that are not job-related. This commitment is practiced in all aspects of our personnel policies, programs, practices, recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention and other related activities. When requested, the City of Coral Springs will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.