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  • POSITION:    Firefighter II/A-EMT
    DEPARTMENT: Fire
    SALARY:   $13.08
    OPEN:     01/06/2022
    CLOSE:   Continual Recruitment

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    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

    GENERAL PURPOSE
    The Roy City Fire and Rescue Department Firefighter/EMT performs a variety of duties related to protecting life, incident stabilization and property conservation in Roy City
    and neighboring communities.

     SUPERVISION RECEIVED
    Works under the close supervision of the Fire Chief, Deputy Chiefs and Company Officers.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    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, and fire 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

            1. Education and Experience
                        A) Graduation from High School or equivalent
                        B) Current Utah State AEMT or Paramedic; or Current Utah State EMT-B, completion and certification date for

                            AEMT or Paramedic within 6 months.
                        C) Current NFPA/Utah Fire and Rescue Academy Firefighter I and II with HazMat Awareness and Ops certifications.

    1. Special Qualifications

               A) Must possess valid Utah Driver’s License.
               B) Must have current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider and PALS; or equivalent. EMT-B will have PALS exception until completion of AEMT.
               C) Must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within one (1) year of initial employment.
               D) Must be able to pass department physical fitness requirements. Policy 900.08

    1. 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.

     

    1. 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.