Firefighter/Paramedic: Foxborough Massachusetts Deadline: December 20, 2018

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Firefighter/Paramedic

Deadline: December 20, 2018

Salary: $51,762.03-$59,687.53 Annually

Job Description:

The Town of Foxborough is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. This is a full time position under the direction of the Fire Chief.

 Duties include but are not limited to: Emergency scene response. This includes initial response to incidents and watch duties. Driving apparatus to, from, and positions apparatus at emergency scene is also included. Pump operations, hose and extinguisher operations, mechanical ladder operations, manual ladder operations, forcible entry, ventilation, search, rescue, and salvage are also part of the responsibilities of the position. Furthermore, opening up walls or ceilings, cutting or pulling up floors, moving or turning over debris in order to check for hidden fires that could rekindle after spread, and exposing other hot spots or other hazardous conditions using hooks, axes, saws and pitchforks are required by this position. In addition, clean up or pick up, and first aid are required. As part of the station duties and maintenance, duties include equipment maintenance which involves checking, cleaning, and maintaining personal gear and equipment to ensure proper and safe operation. Station duties and maintenance incorporates apparatus maintenance and facility maintenance as well. Fire prevention and investigation duties are as follows: inspection of buildings and fire protection devices, pre-fire planning, and investigations. Public and Community relations comprise of public training and education, and audio-visual production. Professional development required in this position is participating in training drills and classes to enhance job-related skills and abilities, reading internal memos and bulletins to keep apprised of new developments in departmental operations and procedures, maintaining knowledge of chemicals and other hazardous materials, and maintaining knowledge of building structures related to fire control. Must perform other related duties as required. 

Qualifications and experience: High School Diploma, valid Massachusetts Driver’s License. Lateral transfers welcome.

Preferred Qualifications: Massachusetts State Certified paramedic license with all current ACLS certifications with authorization to practice. Two years fire service experience is preferred. 

 Salary: Salary range $51,762.03-$59,687.53. Full time, benefit-eligible, union position. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: 

http://www.foxboroughma.gov/Pages/FoxboroughMA_HR/index by December 20, 2018. 

Posting Date: December 11, 2018 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Town of Foxborough accommodates the needs of all physically challenged or disabled people by all reasonable means in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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

 

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