Providing fire suppression, emergency medical care, and specialty skills to protect the residents and visitors of the City of Indianapolis.
Must perform to the Suppression/Operations Division job analysis.
Must maintain a good physical condition and shall be able to pass department medical examinations as prescribed by the Indianapolis Fire Department Work Performance Evaluation, and all other department fitness requirements.
Rotating 24 hour shift activities divided between fire station and field operations.
Fire suppression activities including, but not limited to:
Driving of emergency vehicles in a safe, conscientious manner.
Proficient operation of apparatus pumps requiring a through understanding of hydraulics.
Perform routine maintenance of assigned station, apparatus, tools and equipment.
Assist in assigned details (company inspections, pre-planning, public education, tours, etc.).
Adhere to all rules, regulations, General Orders, and Standard Operating Procedures
Perform communication operations for the Indianapolis Fire Department utilizing radios, computers, and MDT’s etc…
Other duties as assigned by the Chief.
All career Firefighters must maintain a minimum of the following throughout their employment with this department.
State of Indiana First-Class Firefighter Certification or NFPA Firefighter I/II.
State of Indiana Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
State of Indiana valid OPERATORS License.
All firefighters must acquire and maintain pertinent certifications for any special operations assignment.
THE FOLLOWING SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES ARE NECESSARY FOR POSITION FULFILLMENT:
Skills in operation of:
Vehicle under emergency conditions
Firefighting equipment and tools (ladders, hand tools, SCBA, ropes, ventilation fans, salvage covers, hose appliances and nozzles, and extrication equipment.
Indianapolis Fire Department rules and regulations and polices and procedures.
Fire suppression and theories, methods, and procedures
Fire tactics and strategies
Salvage and overhaul procedures
Rescue and extrication procedures
Fire causes and hazards
Fire pump operations and hydraulics
Radio communication procedures
City geography (streets and roads)
Fire and EMS report writing procedures
Water supply and hydrant locations
Work compatibly with others
Apply above knowledge to analyze problems quickly and take appropriate action under stress
Handle routine public contacts
Perform basic mathematical functions
Deliver lectures, talks, demonstrations, etc.
Prepare routine reports
Receive and follow directions
Attend in-service trainings as provided by this department
Attend other training as necessary to maintain fire and EMS certification
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