Fire Medic: Katy Texas Open Until Filled

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Fire Medic

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

The City of Katy, Texas, is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time FIRE MEDIC. This position requires shift work and is under direct supervision of the Captain. Fire Medics provides basic and advanced life support services to ill or injured persons and are responsible for performing the duties of a firefighter assigned to engine, ambulance, and aerial ladder.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Responds to medical emergencies, performs primary and secondary physical assessment of ill or injured person; treat patients in accordance with Katy Fire Department Protocols and Fire Department Policy
  • Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of all fires
  • Conducts fire prevention inspections of dwellings and buildings to ensure compliance with codes andregulations pertaining to fire safety
  • Conducts daily inspections and ensure the condition and readiness of equipment; and clean, wash

and service equipment as well as maintain the fire station and grounds

  • Assists in the investigation of fires; collect and preserve evidence; secure fire scene
  • Participates in physical training activities
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties including maintaining property records and documentation on all job related activities, functions, apparatus and equipment
  • Responds to complaints and requests for information from the public and participates in publicinformation activities

Required Experience, Education and Abilities:

  • Texas Basic Firefighter certification
  • Fifteen semester credit hours toward an Associate Degree in Fire Science or related field
  • EMT-Paramedic with the State of Texas required
  • Valid Class B Texas Driver’s License

Benefits:

  • TMRS retirement plan, automatic 7% contribution, city matches 2 to 1
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • 2 personal days per year
  • 80 hours of vacation, after the first year
  • 8 sick days per year
  • 100% Medical/Dental/Vision for employee
  • Short-term/Long-term Disability
  • Life/AD&D

How to Apply: The full job description HERE,  and application HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE

 

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