The position of Firefighter requires an individual to deal with all types of fire, rescue, EMS, and hazardous material situations.
- Opportunity to participate in national and state-certified firefighting education such as Hazardous Material, volunteer firefighter, firefighter II, and much more.
- State-sponsored Emergency Medical training for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic.
- Take-home response vehicles when on rotation for on-call status.
- Department-sponsored Continuing Education.
- Must poses a valid driver\'s license
- Must poses a high school diploma or GED
- You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to be a member of the fire department.
- Must be willing to attend a volunteer firefighting program sponsored by the department.
- Have a clean driving record and agree to a national background check.
- Must not be on medications that can impair judgment.
- Must meet the requirements set by the department by-laws.
- Prepares for emergencies by conducting pre-incident planning, life safety inspections, equipment testing, and ensuring the daily operational readiness of all fire and rescue equipment.
- Responds to all emergencies/non-emergency calls including fires, vehicle accidents/extrication, medical emergencies, aircraft, trains, natural disasters, hazardous materials, special operations rescues, public assistance, etc.
- Trains for a variety of emergency and non-emergency situations.
- Educates and informs the public on fire safety, fire department operations, and general public assistance.
- Facilitates the upkeep of fire stations including general cleaning, painting, changing light bulbs, etc.
- Completes EMS and fire reports, purchase order requests, maintenance order requests, etc.
- Participate in fire pre-planning of businesses and public buildings.
- Check facilities for hazards to life and safety.
- Performs work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving; requires normal attention of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.
- Performs other work as assigned.
- Occasionally required to climb heights more than thirty (30) feet; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl on uneven surfaces and in confined spaces; and taste or smell.
- Must regularly lift and/or move up to seventy-five (75) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 175 pounds or larger with assistance.
- In most cases, all physical demands will be encountered while wearing an additional fifty (50) pounds of structural firefighting gear and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
- Leads or handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding the attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items.
- Involves routine and frequent exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals; explosives; violence.
9109 Wall Triana Hwy, Harvest, 35749