SALARY: $44,841 - $67,248
CLOSE: Open Until Filled
*NOTE: Hiring bonus incentive of 2,000 dollars paid by the city with successful completion of probation. Details about incentive will be discussed upon hiring offer.
CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN FOR YEARS OF EXPERIENCE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS (LATERALS)
Firefighters shall be compensated on a 96 hour 12-day work period basis equivalent to 2880 hours per year. For firefighters, working 48-hours shifts, overtime is based on actual hours worked over 91 in the 12 day work period. Hours worked shall not include vacation, compensatory time, or sick leave hours.
The salary range stated above is 2880 hours calculated at straight time. Overtime is not added in the calculation, considering the variables.
Anyone interested in this position should submit the following as attachments when applying online:
- Cover letter
- Include your personal qualifications for the position
- Updated personal resume`
- Copies of all certificates pertinent to the position
Roy City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. If you have special needs please call (801) 774-1000. The Human Resource Office will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process.
DRUG FREE WORK PLACE / EOE / ADA
The Roy City Fire and Rescue Department Firefighter/A-EMT performs a variety of duties related to protecting life, incident stabilization and property conservation in Roy City and neighboring communities.
Works under the close supervision of the Fire Chief, Deputy Chiefs and Company Officers.
Participates in a wide range of fire prevention and suppression techniques, principals, and procedures. Receives training in salvage and rescue operations, Emergency Medical Services, civil defense, and disaster operations.
Responds to fire alarms, performs as a member of the firefighting team, responds to and performs as a member of the Emergency Medical Team. Performs fire ground skills such as rescue, water supply, attack and ladder operations. Utilizes other specialized equipment. Renders emergency medical aid, and performs salvage operations.
Follows Fire Department protocol in conducting fire prevention inspections on various types of facilities. Assists in public education activities.
Prepares and submits a variety of reports pertaining to fire and medical incidents. Performs general maintenance on fire department buildings, equipment and grounds. Assists in tours and instructions to civic groups requesting tours and first aid demos, attends public gatherings to insure observance of life and fire safety requirements.
Participates in the approved department physical fitness program to maintain an adequate level of fitness and health. Must be able to lift, carry, and/or operate any piece of equipment on a department apparatus. Makes recommendations concerning the selection of technical equipment and supplies.
Performs related duties as required or assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
- Education and Experience
- Graduation from High School; or equivalent
- Current Utah State AEMT or Paramedic; or
- Current Utah State EMT-B, currently enrolled in AEMT or Paramedic, with expected completion date within 3 months.
- Current NFPA/Utah Fire and Rescue Academy Firefighter I Haz-Mat Awareness. Fire Fighter II and Ops certifications preferred or currently enrolled.
- Special Qualifications
- Must possess valid Utah Driver’s
- Must have current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider and PALS; or equivalent. PALS or equivalent must be completed per AEMT requirements.
- Must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within one (1) year of initial
- Must be able to pass department physical fitness Policy 900.08.
- Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to follow detailed verbal or written instructions, work in dangerous emergency situations, perform strenuous physical labor, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, assimilate modern fire prevention and firefighting skills, perform under extreme weather conditions, work twelve and twenty-four hour duty shifts, develop effective working relationship with supervisors, fellow employees of Roy City, and the public.
- Work Environment
Functions of the position may include working in hazardous environments.
Physical readiness and fitness may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application are required including attention to detail, emotional stability, discriminate thinking and creative problem solving
Entry level employees in this job classification will serve a probationary period for one (1) year during which job performance will be carefully evaluated.