Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT
Limited Term and Part-Time
Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT
Lateral Candidates encouraged to apply
Application and Resume Deadline: August 5th, 2019 5:00 pm
Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic &
Includes $450.00 per month Paramedic incentive pay
This position description is broadly written and shall be interpreted to include, rather than exclude, duties and responsibilities that are reasonably similar to those written herein. This person will function as an integral member of a team of firefighters and paramedics to accomplish a series of tasks associated with the position and will be supervised by higher classified personnel.
Limited benefits will be paid by the District. Worker’s compensation insurance will be provided as required by state law. Additionally PERS will be Paid at 2.7% at 57.
Part-Time employment, no benefits will be paid by the District. Worker’s compensation insurance will be provided as required by state law.
The positions are at will and can be terminated by the District without cause.
This is a part-time temporary position with the District. Personnel in all classifications are expected to perform at a high level of competency in all emergency and non-emergency activities. This includes, but is not limited to both firefighting, fire apparatus operation and emergency medical responses. Personnel in this classification are expected to acquire requisite skills and knowledge of the District’s operations, policies and apparatus while performing their job duties satisfactorily.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The listed examples are intended to illustrate the various types of duties to be performed under this position and should not be construed to be all encompassing.
QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES: To be considered as a Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter EMT candidate an applicant must have:
The employee shall be a high school graduate or have an equivalency diploma. To be eligible the employee shall have a California State Fire Marshal’s Fire Fighter I certificate or equivalent training and experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
The employee shall possess and maintain at the District’s expense Paramedic or EMT certification. The Paramedic certification is required to be recognized by the North Coast Emergency Services governing body and the State of California.
This position requires a current ambulance driver’s license and Department of Motor Vehicles Medical examination certification.
In the event of an injury or illness the Fire Chief may require a “Fit for Duty” release from the District’s physician.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The position requires a great degree of physical strength, stamina, and flexibility to perform tasks. Applicant shall possess adequate strength, endurance, and body flexibility to perform the required duties.
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: The position involves relatively frequent changes in work priorities, difficult public relations, interruptions beyond the employee’s control, meeting work deadlines, and/or related mental demands. The position also requires the ability to effectively handle interpersonal conflicts and to be consistent when dealing with fellow employees and the public under stressful conditions.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION: A medical examination and drug screening is required of all appointees.