By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If you want to make a difference and make an impact on the community, Miami Fire Rescue wants to hire you.

Beginning Monday, November 13th, they will begin accepting applications for Firefighter-EMT at 8 a.m. The application period ends Friday, December 17th, or when 1000 applications have been received.

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Those applying must meet a number of requirements. They must be at least 18-years old, have a standard high school diploma or equivalent, have a valid driver’s license, and have a valid/current State of Florida EMT certification – a State of Florida Paramedic certification is acceptable.

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Also, they must live in Miami-Dade throughout the application and hiring process until employed by the city.

A thorough background check will be performed on each applicant being considered.

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Those interested should go to Miami.com/Careers-Jobs for more information and how to apply online.

CBSMiami.com Team