Firefighter/AEMT in Memphis, TN at Global Medical Response in Memphis, Tennessee

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

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Firefighter/AEMT in Memphis, TN
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Job Description

Firefighter/EMT's under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.

    Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections.
  • Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.

  • Work involves serving the public.

  • Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.

  • Work requires interaction with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies.

  • Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms.

  • Assists in the suppression of structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.

  • Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.

  • Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on scene.

  • Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations.

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.

  • Transfers patients to medical facilities.

  • Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.

  • Provide written reports detailing patient care.

  • Portable radios are used as a means of communication.

  • Must conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner.

  • Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.

  • Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.

  • Perform daily maintenance of facilities by cleaning, inspecting, and any other facility maintenance deemed necessary.

  • Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training.

  • Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.

  • Must participate in scheduled and unscheduled onsite compliance audits.

  • Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.

  • Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.

  • Takes swift and immediate action in accordance with Internal Audit and Corporate Compliance on any areas of concern.

  • Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.

  • Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period.

  • Must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.

  • Perform other duties as directed or which may be assigned that is specific to the local operation.


  • State issued, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (ProBoard) certifications as a minimum:Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials-Operations

  • If assigned to an airport operation - State, IFSAC, ProBoard or FAA Airport Firefighter certification.

  • State issued or National Registered EMT-B

  • Current CPR/AED certification.

  • Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in accordance with Rural/Metro policy. DUI within last 5 years is disqualifying.

  • Able to work any assigned shift, including nights, holidays and weekends.

  • Available to work overtime as assigned and as needed on an emergency basis.

  • Must meet local standards pertaining to qualifications, training and/or eligibility for hiring placement or promotion.

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED required.

EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled