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.
High School diploma or GED required.
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled