Firefighter: Park City Fire District Utah Deadline: January 13, 2019

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Firefighter

Deadline: January 13, 2019

Salary: $42,764.80 Annually

Job Description:

 

Description

Under the supervision of a Fire District Officer, and in compliance with Utah Law and Fire District Procedures, Firefighter EMTs and Firefighter Paramedics protect life and property by performing fire fighting, basic and advanced life support, and fire prevention duties. Maintains fire equipment, apparatus, and facilities.

Written Test – January 17, 2019
Oral Board Interviews – January 18 and 19, 2019
Physical Ability Test – January 19, 2019
Ride Along with Crews – February 2019
Start Date – April 1, 2019

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the coordination, instruction, and/or supervision of part time firefighter/EMT’s or new recruits, as assigned.
  • Performs firefighting activities including driving fire apparatus, operating pumps and related equipment, laying hose, and performing fire combat, containment and extinguishment tasks.
  • Responds to medical emergency calls with companies, examines patients on an emergency scene and initiates basic and advanced life support as required.
  • Participates in fire drills, attends classes in firefighting, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and related subjects.
  • Participates in the preplan and inspection of buildings, the inspection of hydrants, and other fire suppression systems as required.
  • Maintains firefighting equipment, apparatus and facilities. Performs minor repairs to district equipment.
  • Performs general maintenance work in the upkeep of fire facilities and equipment; cleans and washes walls and floors; cares for grounds around station; makes minor repairs; washes, hangs and dries hose; washes, cleans, polishes, maintains and tests apparatus and equipment.
  • Presents programs to the community on safety, medical, and fire prevention topics.
  • Performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, water evacuation and debris removal.
  • Participates in physical fitness activities in order to maintain the capacity for sustained physical exertion and successful completion of the annual task performance test. 
  • Performs other job related duties as required by the PCFSD administration.

Typical Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must be (21) twenty-one years of age or older.
  • Must have a minimum of a Utah or National Registry Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification. (Must obtain Advanced EMT certification within 1 year of hire)
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America at the time of application, or provide proof of appropriate work permit.
  • Must have the ability to learn the operation of fire suppression and other emergency equipment. Must have the ability to learn to apply standard firefighting, basic and intermediate life support, and fire prevention techniques.
  • Ability to perform strenuously or to peak physical effort during emergency, training or station maintenance activities for prolonged periods of time under conditions of extreme heights, intense heat, cold or smoke.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language. Must have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions, and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain by time of employment a valid Utah Driver’s License. Must have a stable driving history without record of suspension or revocation in any state.
  • No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history within the past seven years. Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits.

Supplemental Information

Park City Firefighters work a rotating schedule of 48 hours on duty followed by 96 hours off duty.

***Park City Fire has a strict “NO VISIBLE TATTOO” policy.  Tattoos may not be visible while wearing the approved, short-sleeve duty uniform shirt.

 

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

 

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