Washington City
  • Washington, UT, USA
  • Part Time

Fire Fighter

Closing Date: upon hire

Wage: $15.00 - $17.00 Hourly, (DOE & Certs)


GENERAL PURPOSE

Under direct supervision of the Fire Chief, performs responsible public safety work involving the protection of life and property. Responds to alarms and participates in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires; answers rescue calls and renders emergency medical care; engages in fire code enforcement, public education, along with station and equipment maintenance activities; also performs related work as required. This position requires varied shift work. The Firefighter is also required to function in the position of (FFI) Fire Fighter in Charge when assigned by the Fire Chief.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

The Firefighter is directly supervised by the fire Chief.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Functions under the direct supervision of the Fire Chief.

Performs firefighting tasks and skills in hazardous environments requiring extreme physical exertion for long periods of time.

Maintains a level of personal physical fitness including strength, flexibility, and aerobic endurance.

Will be required to pass a annual physical fitness test.

Participates in tool/equipment operations, deploys hose, participates in offensive, defensive, and/or transitional fire suppression attacks applying fire extinguishing agents, and other firefighting and/or rescue activities as needed.

Performs firefighting or rescue tasks while working above ground on ladders or other platforms.

Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude while interacting with colleagues and the public in any setting while employing courtesy and a friendly disposition.

Prepares and/or presents educational classes when assigned.

Performs emergency medical procedures to the level of his/her EMS certification for sick or injured patients.

Prepares the appropriate written reports for emergency medical incidents, fire incidents, and/or rescue incidents.

Performs business inspections, life safety audits and other fire prevention activities

Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of the Fire Department facilities.

Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of Fire Department apparatus.

Attends and participates in training keeping all required certifications current.

Operates Fire Department vehicles and equipment in a safe manner.

Maintains knowledge of and skills in operation of Fire Department tools and equipment.

Performs other responsibilities and tasks as assigned by his/her supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION


  • Education and Experience:

  1. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent.

  1. Fire Fighter experience preferred.

  1. Must possess a current Utah Drivers License;

  1. Must have Utah EMT- Basic Certification or equivalent

  1. Must have Fire I & II Certifications.
  1. Work Environment:Functions of the position are periodically performed in an uncontrolled, hazardous environment, subject to all seasonal and weather extremes. Emergency response travel required in normal course of performing duties. Many functions of the work pose high degree of hazard uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning will be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application required, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, discriminate thinking, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills.

It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.

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