On behalf of the Seminole Tribe Fire Rescue Department, I would like to welcome you to our webpage.
I am proud to lead the men and women of the Seminole Tribe Fire Rescue Department who not only take pride in our mission and the community we service, but strive to continually improve the quality of life for the citizens and caring for our community.
The unlawful use of any controlled substances, as designated by Florida State Statutes, by an applicant shall be reviewed by IAU (Investigative Aide Unit) to determine if the applicant is considered to be of good moral character. This determination shall be made based on all relevant facts, including the type of controlled substance used, the date of the last use, the frequency of use, and the age of the applicant at the time of use.
After the IAU reviews all relevant facts, an applicant shall either continue in the hiring process or if they fail to meet the Seminole Public Safety Department’s standards for past drug use, they will be classified as either Permanently Disqualified (DQ), which does not allow applicant to reapply for any position or Failed Background (FB) which allows an applicant to reapply as in 12 months.
If any of the following are indicated it shall result in an automatic disqualification: