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  • POSITION TITLE: Firefighter II-Paramedic / Fire Department / Full-Time
    SALARY RANGE: $52,156.80 - $78,220.80
    OPEN: 11/18/2021
    CLOSE:  Open Until Filled

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    ***Paramedic only applicants will be considered with commitment to meeting FFII Certification requirements outlined in Education and Experience under Minimum Qualifications as a sponsored student.***

    *NOTE: Hiring bonus incentive of 3,000 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.
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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

    Incomplete packets will be disqualified.

    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
    Performs a variety on Basic and Advanced Life support activities.  Performs a variety of firefighting duties related to protection life and property.  Also performs associated functions related to fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue training and station maintenance.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED
    Works under the close supervision of the Station Officer, Fire Chief and other superior officer.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED
    May provide immediate to close supervision to Advanced-EMTs and Paramedics.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    Firefighter II:  
    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.

    Paramedic: Evaluates Patients condition and/or injuries and accident scenes and/or medical emergencies and administers aid as per protocol; monitors patients’ vital signs, provides basic life and advanced life support until delivered to hospital or higher medical authorities.

    Operates resuscitation and suction devices during CPR, applies vacuum splints, cervical collars, backboards and various medical devices used to immobilize patients during transport and extrication.

    Applies bandages and dressing on soft tissue injuries as needed to stop bleeding.  Lifts and carries patients from scene to ambulance according to established procedures, performs complex lifesaving procedures such as, but not limited to intubation, defibrillation, and establish IV’s for administration of cardiac medications and performs related cardiac, trauma, and pediatric life support function.  Performs other lifesaving procedures as needed on a case by case need.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
    1. Education and Experience

    A) Graduation from High School; or equivalent
    B) Current Utah State Paramedic certification.
    C) Current NFPA/Utah Fire and Rescue Academy Firefighter I and II with HazMat Awareness and Ops certifications.
    OR
    D) Obtain NFPA/Utah Fire and Rescue Academy Firefighter I and II with HazMat Awareness and Ops certifications within one academic year from an accredited training organization as a sponsored student of Roy City Fire Department.

    2. Special Qualifications
    A) Must possess valid Utah Driver’s License.
    B) Must have current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider, ACLS, and PALS; or equivalent.
    C) Must be able to pass department physical fitness requirements. Policy 900.08.

    3. Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Ability to follow detailed verbal or written work 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 on call and on shift work; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
     
    4. Work Environment

    Functions of the position periodically performed in an uncontrolled, hazardous environment, subject to all seasonal and weather extremes.  Emergency response travel expected in normal course of performing duties.  Many functions of the work pose high degree of hazard uncertainty.  Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention.  Various levels of mental application required, i.e. memory for details, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, creative problem solving.  Continuous use of motor skills.

    5. Probation

    Entry level employees in this job classification will serve a probationary period for one (1) year during which job performance will be carefully evaluated.