Firefighter/EMT: St. Cloud Florida Deadline December 11, 2015

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Firefighter/EMT

Deadline: December 11, 2015

Salary: $14.73 Hourly

Job Description:

TESTING PROCESS:

THE BELOW TESTS MUST BE COMPLETED ON OR BEFORE

DECEMBER 11, 2015 BY 5:00PM (EST).

Please contact National Testing Network to schedule your test (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com), select Fire and sign up for the City of St. Cloud Fire Department. You will be taking two tests with the National Testing Network (CPAT and Fire Team Written test). The CPAT is a pass or fail test and the Fire Team Written Test you must score a 75% or more to move to the next step.

Please DO NOT call Human Resources directly. Please direct all questions to National Testing Network Customer Support at 866-563-3882.

The top candidates (30+ties) from the Fire Team Written Test will be selected to move forward in the recruiting process and will be contacted by the Human Resources Department.

Cumulative Scoring:

Fire Team Written Test: 60% of Final Score

Interview: 40% of Final Score

At the completion of the process, an eligible list will be created and remain in effect for one (1) year.

****IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW — PLEASE READ CAREFULLY****

Please attach a copy of the following documents to your application:

•   Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification or Paramedic Certification

•   Florida Fire Fighter Standards Certification

•   Completed Emergency Vehicle Operators Course Certificate (EVOC)

•   Affidavit of Compliance Tobacco Abstention Policy (to download click HERE.)

 Major Duties:

Applies a variety of first aid techniques to ill or injured persons.

Drives the ambulance to transport ill or injured persons to a medical facility.

Assists a Paramedic in providing advance life support techniques.

Assists in emergency childbirth deliveries prior to medical help becoming available.

Instructs individuals from structures, vehicles and other fire, disaster, accident, toxic or hazardous chemical scenes when they are unable to remove themselves.

Protects property from fire, smoke, water, and chemicals.

Opens by force, doors, and windows of structures and vehicles to gain entrance and remove individuals or advance fire suppression appliances.

Removes fire debris from a fire scene after a fire.

Performs minor maintenance on fire equipment, vehicles and facilities; ensures the efficient operation of all equipment used in fire suppression.

Assists in the inspection of buildings for fire hazards; records fire hazard information; locates fire prevention, detection and suppression equipment; advised occupants and owner of fire code violations and instructs in remedial action; re-inspects for compliance.

Assists in the pre-planning for fire incidents in designated structures.

Monitors fire drills and advises on evacuation procedure efficiency.

Educates citizens, usually in groups, on fire prevention.

Provides miscellaneous services to citizens as required.

Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school or completion of the GED
  • Possess a valid State of Florida Class E driver’s license and ability to be insured by the city’s insurance carrier
  • Possess a State of Florida Firefighter Standards Certification
  • Possess a State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician certificate
  • Must have completed an Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Mathematics:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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