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Fire Department

City of Ely

  • Location: Ely, NV
  • Post Date: 7/20/2018
  • Job Type: FULL-TIME
City of Ely Ely Fire Department Employment Opportunity Firefighter/Advanced EMT/Assistant Fire Chief (2 Positions) Firefighter/Advanced EMT/Assistant Fire Chief: To be considered for a position all new hire firefighters are required to have completed all of the following requirements: 1. Nevada approved/Firefighter I Certification 2. Nevada approved or Nat'l Registry Advanced EMT Certification 3. Nevada approved Ambulance Attendant Certification 4. Nevada Class B with "F" endorsement with the requirement of obtaining a Nevada Class B Commercial Driver License with Tanker Endorsement within 1 year of hire. COMPENSATION: Depending on Experience Please email resume to the following City of Ely Accounts: rrivera1906@att.net & rrivera1906@att.net Closing Date: July 31, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. Interviews/Agility Test: August 3, 2018 Expected Start Date: August 20, 2018 Ely Fire Department Employment Opportunity Firefighter/Advanced EMT/Assistant Fire Chief The incumbent must have a sound background in every aspect of response that is provided by the City of Ely Fire Department. Must possess a thorough blend of tactical competency and "street smarts" in order to make decisions such as apparatus being dispatched and assigning volunteer firefighters and EMT's to specific tasks based upon the situation at hand will come from a strong knowledge base and detailed comprehension of the response area. Another desirable quality for a prospective candidate is being a good listener. Listening is vital for an officer; decisions during emergencies require as much information as possible to arrive at the correct decision. Duties include: Receiving both general business and emergency telephone calls. Utilizing base station, mobile and handheld radios within FCC guidelines. Assigning, directing, and supervising and actively participate in firefighting, medical, hazardous material emergencies and related life and property protection. Implementing and/or integrating into an incident management system; making decisions regarding firefighting methods to be used; deploying and managing personnel; ensuring the safe operation of fire equipment and apparatus. Driving an ambulance, fire engine, ladder truck, or other large apparatus to and from medical responses, fires and drills. Regulating the water pressure from a pumper, and checking motorized apparatus for proper operation and general condition. Participate in the care and maintenance of a fire station, apparatus, equipment, and grounds. Special Requirements: 1. Nevada approved Firefighter I Certification 2. Nevada approved or National Registry Advanced EMT Certification 3. Nevada approved Ambulance Attendant Certification 4. Nevada Class B with "F" endorsement with the requirement of obtaining a Nevada Class B Commercial Driver License with Tanker Endorsement within 1 year of hire. 5. Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with CFR 1910.134 and must maintain certification. 6. Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures. Manual/Physical: Operates motor vehicles (examples: automobiles, fire apparatus and vehicles) Operates hydraulic and pneumatic rescue tools, fire pumpers, aerial ladders, ground monitors, etc. Uses appropriate hand and power tools (such as axes and prying devices) to gain entry into vehicles or structures. Performs search and rescue functions inside burning buildings, and treats victims who require first aid. Aims and/or directs placement of fire streams. Works in small, cramped areas in order to rescue trapped, endangered, or injured people. Climbs ladders or steps, and works at heights greater than 10 feet to reach people trapped on building roofs. Moves dirt and burned-building debris to rescue trapped or endangered persons, or to overhaul a structure. Moves earth with various tools in fighting brush fires and rescuing trapped persons from cave-ins. Moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more (examples: five-inch fire hoses, EMS equipment, smoke ejectors, persons on body boards, and salvage equipment) for distances of more than 20 feet. Uses common hand tools to perform tasks at emergency scenes or at the fire station. Mixes gasoline and oil to fuel power tools used in firefighting and rescue activities. Works with cleaning fluids and agents, chemicals, paints, or similar solutions, using personal protective equipment, while performing fire station maintenance duties and mitigating hazardous materials incidents. Detects the following: natural gas or LPG leaks while performing emergency work; traffic sounds when approaching traffic at vehicle accidents in roadways; sounds of impending building collapse; calls for assistance; and alarms, sirens, and other signs of alarm or warning in order to remove self from danger and assist others in hazardous situations. Works in a variety of weather conditions. Enters data into a personal computer to document fires, medical incidents or any other incident type our department has been dispatched to. Monitors on scene activities to determine compliance Standard Operating Procedures, local protocols and other related standards. Uses appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), including a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), while performing firefighting-related tasks in environments that may be immediately dangerous to life (IDLH atmospheres). Mental: Prioritizes, assigns, and directs personnel during emergency scene operations under stressful conditions, functions as an Incident Commander as needed or assigned. Knowledge of: Firefighting methods and modern fire prevention practices; locally adopted fire code; emergency medical methods and procedures; overhaul and salvage operations; hydraulics principles and their application to fire apparatus operation; supervisory, training, and evaluation practices and techniques;; traffic laws and regulations. New hire will also be required to learn departmental operating procedures, rules, and regulations as well as City of Ely Personnel Policies. Ability to: recognize life safety hazards; analyze emergency situations and react quickly, calmly, and correctly to act effectively, giving due regard to hazards and circumstances. Complete assigned activities and daily operations. Administer emergency medical care and first aid to injured persons. Engage in strenuous physical activity, which under emergency situations may require long working hours under emotional stress. Maintain logs and other periodic and activity reports. The duties listed above are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.
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