CAMP PEARY HUMAN RESOURCES   WILLIAMSBURG, VA   Full-time     Emergency Med Tech / Paramedics
Posted on January 6, 2023

Camp Peary-Armed Forces Experimental Training Activity (AFETA) in Williamsburg, VA, is hiring multiple federal Firefighter/Medics.  Responsibilities include the mitigation of all hazards performed through extinguishing fires, performing rescue and salvage operations, and providing Advanced Life Support (ALS).  There are also opportunities in technical rescue and maritime/dive operations.  Employees work a 144-hour bi-weekly schedule.

Benefits include:  federal fighter retirement, paid annual and sick leave, and Thrift Savings Plan.  To qualify for retirement, applicants must have 20 years of creditable federal service at the age of 57.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens are also eligible), at least 21 years of age, with a valid driver’s license and must complete an extensive background investigation. 


5 years of experience as an active member of a local, state or federal Fire Department/Rescue Squad (may include career, volunteer and/or part-time service).  Knowledge of building construction, strong interpersonal, computer and writing skills. 

Required Certifications

Firefighter Level 1 and II (NFPA 1001); Hazardous Materials Operations Level Certification (NFPA 472); Driver Pump Operator (DPO), Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (NFPA 1002); Advanced Life Support (ALS) provider. Out of state certification must be recognized by the IFSAC or PRO Board. EMS certifications must be recognized by the VA Dept. of EMS.

Desired Qualifications

Successful completion of an Accredited Fire Academy; Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic; Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) certification; Fire Inspector I & II (1031); Driver Aerial Operator (DAO).

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