Lateral Firefighter: Aurora Colorado Deadline: January 26, 2018

Lateral Firefighter

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Salary: $46,620 Annually

Job Description:

Aurora Fire Rescue is now hiring lateral firefighters to join a team that can do it all, and see It all. If you have 3 out of the last 4 years of paid Public Safety experience,  ranging from EMT, Paramedic, Wildland, Volunteer (paid compensation), Military (EMT, Paramedic and Combat Medic), and/or Police (EMT), you may qualify to be a part of serving the safest large city in Colorado.

If you are motivated, self-directed, in good physical condition and believe in honor, duty and integrity, the Aurora Fire Department can offer you a career like no other. 

Examples of Duties

  • Responds to fire, rescue and emergency medical calls for service including providing fire suppression, emergency medical treatment, and assistance to technical rescue teams as assigned
  • Responds to and stabilizes incident area in hazardous materials incidents
  • Designates and establishes safe medical treatment area for the assessment, treatment, stabilization and transportation of patients according to medical protocol and level of emergency medical certification
  • Maintain physical fitness, firefighting and medical skills
  • Cleans, maintains, and inspects apparatus and equipment checks every shift
  • Provides fire safety, prevention, health assessments, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid training in the public schools or to other community groups upon request
  • Resolves routine problems encountered in performance of work assignments
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
    For more information visit the AFD recruiting website.


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


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