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Staff Assistant II - Fire Rescue - Working Title - Fire Rescue Training Center Coordinator
The County of Volusia has an opening for a Staff Assistant II to support the Fire Rescue division at the Fire Training Center (Tiger Bay Road) located in Daytona Beach, FL. Candidate will be responsible for advanced secretarial and clerical work coordinating various staff support/clerical operations or functioning in a specialized technical staff capacity. Work is performed without direct, daily supervision with a high degree of accuracy. The selected candidate will be handling accounts receivables for the training center as well as scheduling the use of the facility. Candidate must be well organized and will be required to maintain training records for all Fire Rescue members. Responsibilities also include processing requests for training, travel requests and managing the volunteer retirement program. Receptionist duties are a key function for this position. The candidate must be proficient in Excel and Word. Customer service is a must to be able to communicate at multiple levels for both internal and external customers.
- The hiring salary for this position is $13.66 per hour*
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
- May perform duties from the Staff Assistant I class or the Office
May serve as secretarial support to the head of a large activity or division.
Gives information to callers. Screens telephone calls for supervisor. Reads and routes incoming mail.
Locates and attaches appropriate file to correspondence to be answered. Files correspondence.
Maintains files and other pertinent records.
Arranges travel schedules and reservations.
Processes paperwork for accounts payable.
Processes paperwork for purchasing materials.
Relieves the division director of minor administrative details.
Coordinates office operations with other activities and units of the
Compiles technical data for use in a division's operation.
May serve as an office manager which includes supervising subordinates (evaluations, leave approval, discipline) and ensuring the efficient operation of the office.
Assists in preparing and monitoring annual budget(s).
May perform tasks delegated by supervisor which may require discretion and judgment.
May complete special assignments and special projects with little or no supervision, such as procedural guides within the division.
Researches and develops material for supervisor's use.
Plans, initiates and carries to completion clerical, secretarial and
May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs. Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, plus one (1) year of Staff Assistant I work experience with Volusia County; OR Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, plus four (4) years of progressively responsible secretarial/administrative assistant or equivalent experience. Two years of post-high school education can be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have experience with accounts receivable, records maintenance, and as a receptionist.
Note: There may be a pre-employment skills assessment required for this position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
Knowledge of division programs.
Knowledge of the principles of management and their application to the administration of governmental affairs.
Knowledge of research techniques.
May require knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures.
Knowledge of business English and basic math.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting policies and procedures.
Ability to supervise effectively.
Ability to coordinate the work of a moderately sized clerical staff.
Ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions.
Ability to use judgment and discretion in the execution of duties.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
Ability to initiate and install administrative programs and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.
Able to work under stressful conditions.
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Physical Demands: Sedentary work. Finger dexterity. Speaking.
Environmental Demands: Inside work.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to construct compound, complex sentences and paragraphs. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.) Ability to analyze data and develop a conclusion.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Fire And Rescue Officer Trainee (Fy19-Q1)
The salary listed on the job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.
For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification specification.
For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.
Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.
Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Dallas Fire Department
Forty-five (45) semester hours of college credit (excluding developmental courses) with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher from a college or university accredited by a Regional Institutional Accrediting Organization.
A minimum of thirty-six (36) months active service in the Armed Forces of the United States of America with an Honorable Discharge (as indicated on separation documents provided by the military, i.e., DD214-Member page 4)
Military discharge must be "Honorable" (if applicable).
Must be at least eighteen (18) and not have reached thirty-six (36) years of age on the date the Civil Service written examination is administered
Must be a United States Citizen and permanent resident
NO CLASS A MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS WITHIN LAST FIVE (5) YEARS.
NO CLASS B MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO (2) YEARS.
NO MORE THAN FOUR (4) CLASS C MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS WITHIN THE LAST TEN (10)YEARS.
MUST NOT BE UNDER CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DURING APPLICATION PROCESS.
Must have valid driver's license with good driving record.
Must possess the physical/medical health to adequately perform the duties of a Firefighter
Official college transcript (if using education credits to qualify) and DD214 (Member Page 4) (for ALL applicants with service in the Armed Forces of the United States of America) must be submitted fo validation to:
Civil Service Department
1500 Marilla Street, Room 1C-South
Dallas, TX 75201
The Civil Service exam is only ONE part of the DFR Application process. In addition to sending the required documents to Civil Service, you will also need to provide the same documentation to the Dallas Fire Rescue personnel, at their request.
Testing Process: Once the required documents have been received and reviewed by Civil Service, you will be notified via email regarding your eligibility to take the written exam.
Documents will not be accepted via fax or email.
The Civil Service department is not responsible for mailed documents that do not arrive to the Civil Service office.
PLEASE NOTE: NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES ARE ALLOWED IN THE EXAM ROOM. Candidates who have electronic devices in the exam room will be dismissed from the testing process and their exam will be voided.
Exam Description: Exam covers basic math skills, reading comprehension, ability to read and interpret maps/Mapsco, spelling, mechanical aptitude, and attention to detail. Time Limit: Two (2) hours and thirty (30) minutes. (Allow three-four (3-4) hours for entire process.) PICTURE I.D. REQUIRED
Pmo/Basic Support Fire Fighter
This position is responsible for administering appropriate emergency medical treatment to victims of accidents and other life-threatening situations, assisting with exterior firefighting tasks, maintaining emergency medical equipment/vehicles, and assisting with emergency medical training.
Examples of Duties
Render emergency and lifesaving medical assistance to those in need;Respond to fires, emergency medical, and other life-threatening situations; transport injured or sick person to appropriate care facility; extricate victims of accidents when necessary; prepare and complete required reports and logs including patient care reports; respond to fire alarms and medical calls and performs duties of a Paramedic; supervise and direct Emergency Medical Technicians at emergency sites; administer medication to victims on site and in transit to medical facility if necessary and as approved by the medical director and/or doctor;ensure the proper functioning of all emergency medical equipment and vehicles through regular checks; ensure adequate inventory supply aboard emergency medical vehicles through regular checks; order needed supplies and medication; maintain current state certification through continuing education; assist training personnel with emergency medical and fire fighting training of Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians; perform related work as required.
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.Must obtain certification as a State of Georgia Basic Firefighter (Module I) within first twelve months of employment; certified as a Georgia Paramedic; must have a valid Georgia Driver's License; must obtain a Class B endorsement or equivalent within the first twelve months of employment; must continually complete annual certification hour requirements for Georgia Certified Firefighter and Georgia certified Paramedic.
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities/ Supplemental Information
Knowledge of basic and advanced emergency medical and life-sustaining techniques including cardiac care, trauma and shock care, ventilation and other CPR techniques; knowledge of basic algebra, pharmacology and chemistry for the administration of drug modalities; knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of state and Henry County basic fire fighting and life rescue procedures and practices;knowledge of the geography of Henry County and the road system; skill in the administration of emergency medical techniques and in the use of specialized equipment associated with advanced life support; skill in extrication techniques andin patient assessment;skill in dealing with emergency situations and victims of trauma; skill in performing general mechanical maintenance and dexterity in operating emergency vehicles, specialized emergency medical equipment,fire equipment, and specialized life rescue equipment.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Fire Fighter I (Recruit)
This position will act as a non-certified firefighter and performs basic firefighting and life rescue duties, maintains fire equipment, vehicles and fire station in addition participates in training and certification programs.
The incumbent(s) will act in this Firefighter I position temporarily as they go through training and recruit school. After finishing recruit school an individual can operate as a Firefighter II. Once the necessary training and certification standards are met through EMT school the incumbent may become either a Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic.
Examples of Duties
Responds to fire alarms and other life-threatening situations; performs basic fire fighting duties by operating fire apparatus and equipment; performs basic life rescue duties including first aid and CPR; maintains the fire station on assigned shift that includes basic maintenance duties as well as completing a checklist; prepares and completes required reports including an activity and station log and incident report; participates in training and certification classes to obtain required certification status; performs related work as required.
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid Georgia Driver's license.
Must meet State Minimum Standards requirements for entry to the Certification Program which include:
Passing a physical exam
Passing written and oral examinations
Passing HCFD Physical Fitness program
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities/ Supplemental Information
Knowledge of basic fire fighting procedures and practices of Henry County Fire Department; knowledge of mechanical principles and operations of fire rescue equipment and vehicles; knowledge of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; knowledge of the geography of Henry County and the road system; skill in driving, emergency and otherwise; skill in administering first aid and CPR; skill in performing general mechanical maintenance; skill in oral and written communication; skill and dexterity in operating fire vehicles, apparatus, and life rescue equipment including ladders, hoses, pumps and other assigned equipment.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Firefighter / Paramedic Trainee - Department Of Fire & Emergency Services
The starting salary for this position is $35,273 annually. Upon successful completion of Firefighter/Paramedic Trainee Recruit School, and after obtaining all required Fire certifications as well as National Registry and State of Georgia Paramedic certifications, the annual salary will increase to $42,455 annually.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services provides emergency medical services and fire protection to the citizens of Gwinnett County. The Department's mission is to save lives and protect property and we have a prestigious history of doing this with many significant accomplishments. As a valued member of our team, you will perform emergency medical treatment at the Paramedic level, life rescue and fire suppression, and safety education to the public. Personnel are assigned to work on rotating 24-hour shifts: 24 hours on/48 hours off, including weekends and holidays.
This job is a safety sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace. Qualified applicants must pass a comprehensive background investigation.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MAY RECEIVE E-MAILS THROUGHOUT THE APPLICATION AND BACKGROUND PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION. MAKE SURE YOU CAN RECEIVE E-MAILS FROM:
FireRecruiting@gwinnettcounty.com, SO BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR SPAM/JUNK MAIL BOX.
The Grade for this position is FF213.
High School Diploma, or G.E.D. certificate;
Valid Driver's License from state of residency;
Must be at least 18 years of age.
All applicants must attach a copy of their high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate AND one of the following:
Current National Registry (NR) or State of Georgia EMT Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Cards, OR
Any associates degree or higher from an accredited college, OR
SAT (minimum score: Verbal/Critical Reading
- SAT new (minimum score: Reading
24, Writing and Language
- ACT (minimum score: English
- ASSET (minimum score: Reading
- COMPASS (minimum score: Reading
38, Algebra or Pre-Algebra
- ACCUPLACER (minimum score: Reading Comprehension
55, Sentence Skills
- Tests must have been taken within the past 5 years.
You will not be able to complete the application without the required attached documentation listed above.
Must successfully complete Firefighter/Paramedic Trainee Recruit School; obtain National Registry and State of Georgia Paramedic certifications and other requirements during first two years of employment.For information related to position specific Essential Duties, Knowledge, Skills and Physical Requirements, click here.
For more information about the hiring process for this position, click here.
Note: The class specifications listed on this site are not the official class specifications for Gwinnett County and are subject to change. Benefits Offered
Health, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance plans
Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
Basic, Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
On-site Medical Wellness Center
Holidays: 12 holidays per year
Annual leave (vacation): 13 days accrual per year
Sick leave: 13 days accrual per year
Immunizations (Flu Shots, Tetanus, etc.)
Wellness Incentive Programs
Annual Wellness Fair
529 College Savings Plan payroll deduction
Financial Education Programs
Longevity pay after 3 years (full-time status)
Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years (full-time status)
Employee assistance program
Uniforms and equipment furnished
Employee discount programs
Retirement Benefits include:
Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Employees can choose a contribution rate of 2.5%, 5.0%, or 7.5%
Gwinnett County will contribute 7.0% of your pensionable earnings per pay period.
An employee is fully vested in 5 years. An employee can retire if he/she has reached the age of 55 and the sum of his/her age and years of service equals 65.
Deferred Compensation Plan
If you contribute at least 2.5% of your base pay to the 457(b) plan, Gwinnett County will contribute an additional 1% to your Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (this is in addition to the 7% described above).
Fire Responder Academy Sponsorship Opportunity
New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) is currently accepting applications for a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for candidates interested in a career in firefighting to attend the First Responder Academy offered at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC).
This academy which starts in January and July each year is a comprehensive program which includes Firefighting I & II Certifications, Hazardous-Materials Certification, Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification, Emergency Vehicle Driving Certification, Mayday/Safety Survival skills and other vital information necessary for future firefighters.
This program, which requires a sponsorship to attend, prepares the student for a career in firefighting. To be eligible for sponsorship by NHCFR you must be at least 18 years of age, complete an application process, and be approved by the fire chief.
For students who live more than 50 miles from New Hanover County, lodging during the academy at one of our fire stations may be available. For students who are sponsored by an out of town fire department and are attending the academy, a co-sponsorship program may also be available to provide lodging during the academy.
For sponsorship or co-sponsorship CFCC students agree to provide at least 50 hours per month of volunteer service at the fire department while attending the program. Volunteer service may include but is not limited to incident responses, citizen assists, equipment, apparatus, or facility maintenance, housekeeping or janitorial duties, response to emergency situations, and participation in training.
Students sponsored by NHCFR are issued firefighter personal protective gear to be used for academy training. NHCFR also provides required Workers Compensation insurance throughout the academy. Co-sponsored students should obtain protective gear and Workers Compensation insurance from their home department.
Sponsorship provides a temporary department membership which expires upon completion or termination from the CFCC First Responder Academy. Students who successfully graduate from the academy may apply for regular membership in the volunteer firefighter program or any career opportunities that may be available.
Must be 18 years old and have High school diploma/GED
For more information about the program please visit Cape Fear Community College website at http://cfcc.edu/publicsafety/first-responder-academy/ or Chris Johnson at New Hanover County Fire Rescue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criminal Background Check
Driving Background Check
Firefighter Physical – Paid for by applicant
Drug Screen – Paid for by applicant
Paramedic Crt/Emt-P - Fire Department
Paramedic CRT Salary: $45,080-$68,132 Grade: 366
Paramedic EMT-P Salary: $46,813-$71,046 Grade: 368
A Paramedic CRT provides emergency medical treatment at the scene of an accident or illness and transports sick and injured persons to medical facilities. The Paramedic CRT also analyzes and takes command of patient care with full responsibility for the patient until relieved by proper medical staff. Work of this class involves leading other Fire and EMS employees but does not involve full supervisory duties or responsibilities.
Incumbents receive on-scene supervision from an EMS officer and medical direction from an online physician. Employees in this class work rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
Work is performed at the scene of medical emergencies, major traffic, and other accidents, natural and man-made disasters where there is exposure to hazardous situations and emotionally traumatic events. Work requires strenuous physical activity such as lifting, climbing, and bending.
All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity.
It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for this position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.
On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:
EDUCATION: Have graduated from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate on or before the date of the structured interview. Candidates for positions in this class must be 18 years of age and a United States Citizen or a Resident Alien at the time of application.
NOTES (EQUIVALENCIES): Not Applicable.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
1.A valid Maryland Class C Non-Commercial driver's license or an equivalent driver's license and eligible to obtain a Baltimore City driver's permit.
2.Must hold current Advanced Life Support certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians; (Must be attached)
Current Licensure as a Cardiac Rescue Technician (CRT) from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) (must be attached).
NOTE: Employees will be required to obtain training from the Baltimore City Fire Training Academy and maintain certification in the following:
a. Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board Firefighter certification.
b. Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board Responders to Hazardous Material Operations certifications.
Candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to obtain Maryland licensure as a Cardiac Rescue Technician from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) on or before the completion of the Fire Academy.
Candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information and to submit and pass drug and alcohol testing.
Employees must successfully complete a Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI)
Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) and Defensive Driving Course, or an equivalent course acceptable to the Office of Risk Management and the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles.
Employees of the Baltimore City Fire Department must hold and maintain licenses and certifications in all of the above as a condition of employment. Employees must successfully complete any additional educational courses and skills competency evaluations required by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), Maryland Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI) and/or Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD). In the event of changes in the standards, certification or licensure requirements in any of the above, the employee is required to maintain the equivalent certification or licensure to continue employment with the Baltimore City Fire Department.
Current Baltimore City Fire Department employees who are promoted into this job class are required to possess a valid Baltimore City Driver's Permit.
Evendale Fire Inspector 005
Evendale Fire Inspector 005
Posted 12/5/2018 10:13:24 AM
Job Function: Security
Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale
The Evendale Fire Inspector will provide services in support of Life Safety, Fire Protection, Emergency Response (Hazardous Materials , Confined Space and Fall Hazard Rescue) and Fire System Monitoring. In this role, you will provide a safe, secure environment for our employees and visitors. You will respond to medical emergencies in coordination with local agencies and prevent fires through inspection of portable extinguishers, fixed fire suppression systems and fire separation devices.
In addition, you will:
Respond and / or control and mitigate all reported fires, spills and releases, confined space and fall (high angle) rescue operations
Respond to medical emergencies with ability to provide CPR / AED and BLS (basic life support)
Inspect and report deficiencies related to potential fire hazards, safety hazards and egress requirements as outlined in GE Standards, Ohio Fire Code, OSHA, NFPA and other regulatory and Insurance Services Requirements
Inspect, test and assist in shutdown of all fire protection sprinkler systems, fixed systems and other fire prevention systems Monitor plant fire alarms and report / respond to all reported alarms
Complete neat, accurate and comprehensive written reports and maintain fire related computerized records and recording devices
- High School Diploma / GED
- Minimum of 5 years of Fire Protection or related Field experience
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
Certified State Firefighter Level 1
Certified Hazardous Materials Technician
State of Ohio Emergency First Responder
Ability and willingness to maintain Class "A" physical status
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Secret Security clearance
Experienced Safety Officer
State Certified Fire Instructor
Individual who is self-directed, team oriented, takes initiative and follows through
Person who aspires to become a leader within the team and Plant Protection Organization
GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning November 30, 2018 through 4:30 p.m., December 7, 2018.
For more information about the Fire Recruit examination, go to the Fire Recruit Information Sheet.
Visit: nationaltestingnetwork.com to register and sign up for the FIRETEAM exam.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under immediate supervision in a training capacity, develops qualifications for the position of Firefighter; receives academy instruction in Fire Department Policies and Procedures, firefighting, hazardous materials handling, rescue techniques, emergency medical procedures, physical fitness techniques, safety procedures, community relations, and operation of firefighting equipment; observes and interacts, under supervision, with Fire Department personnel in the performance of firefighting and medical emergency duties; and performs training and/or administrative duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
Qualified candidates must satisfy requirements A, B, and C by the filing deadline, December 7, 2018:
A. A valid driver's license.
B. Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
C. High school diploma or GED equivalency.
Valid California State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification and/or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Certification required at time of final selection/appointment to the Fire Recruit Academy.
Completion of a City of Long Beach job application is also required and will be available 7:30 a.m., November 30, 2018 through 4:30 p.m., December 7, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to complete their testing through NTN before the application filing period.
Completion of the FireTeam entry-level, firefighter examination is required. All testing must be completed through National Testing Network (NTN) by December 21, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to visit the website nationaltestingnetwork.com for more information and to schedule a testing date as soon as possible.
A fee is required to take the FireTeam examination. Limited fee waivers are available through the City of Long Beach, on a first come, first served basis. Proof of financial need is required.
- read, comprehend, and retain technical training materials;
- endure strenuous physical activity requiring good balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength;
- make effective decisions; promote teamwork and effective human relations skills;
- effectively communicate orally and in writing.
- comply with Long Beach Fire Department's Policies and Procedures, including grooming standards.
A physical examination to include medical history and physical examination screening for heart and lung function, blood and urine tests, and supplemental testing as required to determine that the applicant is free of disqualifying medical conditions as described in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1582 Standard on Medical Requirements.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Paramedic certification; bilingual English/Spanish or English/ Southeast Asian language skills; and college level Fire Science coursework/degree.
Application Packet....................................... Qualifying
Reading Examination.................................. Qualifying
Video Scenario Examination................................ 70%
Mechanical Aptitude Examination....................... 30%
For information on testing, compensation, orientation dates and benefits with the Long Beach Fire Department, click on Fire Recruit Information Sheet.
A minimum rating of 70 must be attained in each part of the examination. Candidates passing all phases of the examination will be placed on the eligible list. Certification by score bands may be considered based on an analysis of test results.
The Long Beach Fire Department will require successful completion of the Biddle Consolidated Physical Ability Test (PAT) prior to conditional offer of employment. After a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to pass a reference check, thorough background investigation, and a job-related medical examination.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.
Please note that the selection procedure in the job opportunity bulletin is subject to change for the next recruitment.
See the previous selection procedure, as stated on the (previous job opportunity bulletin).
This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Fire & Rescue Recruit 02588
Job Description: Benefits Supplemental Questions
Fire and Rescue Recruit is an entry-level position for work within the Fire and Rescue Department for the County of Stafford. Selected applicants are enrolled in the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department's Recruit Academy for training in firefighting methods, emergency medical services, rescue techniques, emergency vehicle operations, fire prevention practices, salvage operations, public relations and education, physical fitness and associated topics to prepare for full-time field operations.
After successful completion of the Recruit Academy, employees are eligible for promotion to the position of Probationary Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Medic. Work is performed under regular supervision of the Training Academy Cadre staff.
Fire and Rescue Recruits will receive full-time training in firefighting methods, emergency medical services, rescue techniques, emergency vehicle operations, fire prevention practices, salvage operations, public relations and education, physical fitness and associated topics to prepare for full-time field operations. This training will be conducted through the Fire and Rescue Department Recruit Academy, under the direction of the Chief Training Officer.
Examples of Duties:Successfully participate and complete the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Recruit Academy.
Successful completion of the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Recruit Academy requires maintaining an 80% cumulative grade point average (GPA) throughout the duration of the Recruit Academy. Cumulative GPA is derived from practical evaluation performance of both physical fitness and associated curriculum, and announced and/or unannounced examinations/evaluations.
Maintain the Honor Code of the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department Recruit Academy.
Successful completion of the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department's Work Performance Exam (WPE) is required prior to the completion of the Recruit Academy.
Upon completion of the academy, Recruits will be promoted to the position of Probationary Firefighter/EMT or Probationary Firefighter/Medic. Personnel designated as Probationary Firefighter/EMT and Probationary Firefighter/Medic with the County of Stafford will be required to perform a large variety of tasks.
These tasks are very diverse and may include: rescue of victims, firefighting activities, emergency medical services, fire prevention, station and apparatus inspection and maintenance, apparatus and equipment operation, hazardous materials containment, physical training, training sessions, continuing education, and community service.
Fire and Rescue Recruits perform various related tasks as required.
Learn and apply firefighting techniques and procedures;
Demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment;
Demonstrate physical aptitude;
Understand and follow written and oral directions promptly and accurately;
Perform heavy lifting and physical maneuvering;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
Demonstrate continuous effort to become more proficient in general firefighting duties, improving operations, decreasing turnout times, streamlining work processes, improving personal physical fitness and working cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless service.
Supplemental Information:Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
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