Firefighter/Paramedic: Rio Vista California Deadline: April 28, 2017


Deadline: April 28, 2017

Salary: $4,309.00 – $5,239.00 Monthly

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs the full array of duties assigned to classes in the Firefighter series including medical response and care for injured or ill persons; combats fires; protects life and property; operates and maintains firefighting equipment and fire stations; participates in fire prevention activities including effective inspections, public education and enforcement of codes; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; occasionally assists in the training of other Firefighter positions; performs related duties as required.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Firefighter/Paramedic.  A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is possession of the equivalent of one year as a full-time firefighter, two years as a volunteer firefighter or a Firefighter I certificate. A high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 18 years of age, possession of a California Paramedic License including certification in ACLS Provider, a current PEPP or PALS, ITLS or PHTLS, possession of a current CPR certification and become accredited in Solano County as a paramedic within 21 days of appointment are required.  Possession of a valid class C California driver’s license and a CPAT is required.  A CA State Certified Firefighter I certificate is highly desirable.

Selection & Processing:  Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and only the best qualified will continue in the process.  The examination process may consist of a written test, oral interview and/or a paramedic assessment center.  Those selected are subject to a background investigation, physical and drug screen.  You must show proof of identity that you can legally work within the United States.

Final filing date: April 27, 2017 by 5:00 p.m., postmarks are not acceptable: to obtain required City application and list of benefits visit our website at  Submit required application to: City of Rio Vista, Human Resources, One Main Street, Rio Vista, CA 94571. A City application must accompany a resume.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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