Fire Fighter Crash Fire And Rescue Job Description Sample
Air Rescue Fire Fighter
Job ID: 9955
Agency: Department of the Military; Air National Guard
Salary: $15.00 -$17.63; depending on experience
Pay Grade: GG
For more information on the Department of the Military, please visit http://military.sd.gov/default.html.
Provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the South Dakota Air National Guard Base, personnel, and aircraft as well as the Sioux Falls Regional Airport Authority, related business, and aviation services located at the airport to ensure the protection of life, environment, and property.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must successfully complete and maintain EMT-B certification as well as required Department of Defense (DOD) mandatory certifications as referenced in Department of Defense Instruction 6055.06-M.
No applicant may be appointed to one of these positions unless the following requirements are met (in accordance with standards established by the DOD Instruction 6055.06-M):
Normal color perception;
Possession of at least 20/100 uncorrected vision in each eye, corrected to 20/20 in one eye and 20/30 in the other eye;
No medical history of pyrophobia, acrophobia, or claustrophobia;
Eligible for a secret security clearance;
Successfully pass physical testing and a medical examination in accordance with NFPA 1582 as amended by Air Force Technical Implementation Guide 1582-13 Dated July 2014;
Applicants must possess a state or national EMT certification or be able to obtain EMT certification within twenty four (24) months of employment. Applicant must be enrolled in an EMT-B course within twelve (12) months of employment. Failure to obtain an EMT-B certification within 24 months of employment shall result in disciplinary action and/or termination due to failure to obtain necessary certifications.
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office. An NCRC Certificate is not necessary to be considered.
Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
DoD/IFSAC/PROBOARD certifications for: Firefighter 1&2, Airport Firefighter, Driver Operator series of Pumper, Mobile water supply and ARFF, HAZMAT Awareness and Operations, EMT-B. Certification levels are preferred but not mandatory for consideration.
- industrial safety objectives;
- operation of structure or aircraft firefighting equipment and vehicles and related firefighting equipment;
- rescuing personnel in emergency situations;
- principles of structure and aircraft fire fighting techniques;
- crash and fire rescue procedures;
- emergency medical services.
- deal tactfully with others and maintain a positive and professional demeanor;
- maintain required certifications in emergency medical services, vehicle and equipment operation, and fire tactics;
- acquire and obtain DOD Fire Fighter Certification levels in accordance with DOD 6055.06M "DOD Fire and Emergency Services Certification Program";
- use a computer and operate alarm room and communications center;
- react effectively in emergency situations;
- work in confined or cramped areas;
- follow hand signals and verbal directions;
- operate a self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA);
- lift and carry personnel from aircraft;
- operate related fire equipment and vehicles;
- work as a team;
- maintain positive communications;
- follow fire department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
- identify and react to emergency situations in a safe and competent manner.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx
Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/ycaq3ffz
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
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.
Industrial Fire Fighter - Burns Harbor, IN
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America's leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program. We promote from within our company! You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal's many success stories.
Apply to join the LARGEST SECURITY COMPANY in the United States!
Allied Universal is currently looking for Emergency Response Officers (ERO). Three Emergency Response Officers per turn will be supplied by the Contractor on a 24/7 basis (504 hours weekly) to provide fire and security at ArcelorMittal USA Inc. (Indiana Harbor East) and ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor Inc. (Indiana Harbor West).
ERO responsibilities will include duties associated with the plant security and access control program consisting of personnel pass clearance and issuance; mobile and foot patrol; access control of employee and non-employee personnel and vehicles entering and exiting the plant; control of material being brought onto and removed from the property; enforcement of the Plant Employee and Non-Employee Rules and regulations; enforcement of the Plant Traffic Safety Program, enforcement of the Homeland Security Facility Security Plan; investigation of vehicle accidents, property thefts, loss related incidents and other abnormal or unusual conditions, completion of all accident and security related reports and logs and any other reasonable related security tasks.
Additional responsibilities of the Emergency Response Officer position will include, but not limited to, the following:
EROs will be responsible for the response to all hazardous material incidents as well as rescue situations involving but not limited to confined space incidents, aerial or high angle incidents, water related incidents, vehicle entrapment, and equipment entrapment.
EROs will be responsible for the response to all fire prevention and suppression activities of whatever kind or nature relating to structures, buildings, and other assets located on the plant property.
EROs will be expected to acquire a working knowledge of the fire detection, suppression, and transmission systems on the plant property including system operation, system deactivation, system support activities, and system restoration.
EROs will be responsible for the completion of various fire maintenance duties. These duties will include but not be limited to:
the pickup, refilling, servicing, delivery and required testing of plant fire extinguishers;low pressure hydrostatic testing;
inspection and recharging of C02 cartridges used in Ansul fire extinguish
fire alarm system testing;
fire department connection inspections;
Hose reel inspections and any other reasonable fire maintenance related tasks.
EROs will be responsible for completing all fire, fire maintenance and fire system related reports associated with their work duties.
Qualified applicants for the Emergency Response Officers (ERO) position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college education or business classes preferred.
Qualified applicants must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver's license for the state in which applying. All applicants must be eligible to meet our company driving standards.
Must have current certification as Firefighter II (State of Indiana),
Must be certification at the HazMat Operations Level and qualified in confined space and high angle rescue operations.
If not already certified in some aspect of emergency medical care, ERO's will be expected to take such training to at least the level of a First Responder.
Must have a clean criminal record.
Ability to successfully pass a drug screen/background check.
Prior military, law enforcement or experienced ERO personnel preferred.
Individual must be able to pass a State level fit test.
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: 866.825.5433 or www.AUS.com.
We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Fire Rescue Training Officer (Current Fire Rescue Employees Only)
WHY JOIN US
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.
WHY WE EXIST
Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six years experience as a Firefighter, Fire Medic I, Fire Medic III, Fire Inspector I, Fire Inspector II, Driver Engineer, Captain, or Lead Fire Investigator with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue; and
Possession of a state of Florida Instructo I Certification; and
Possession of a State of Florida Firefighter's Certificate of Compliance; and
Possession of a valid Florida Driver License.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Considerable knowledge of the Fire Rescue organization and its policies and procedures.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, practices, procedures, equipment and apparatus used in modern fire fighting and in the protection of life and property from fire.
Considerable knowledge in the theory and application of Incident Command procedures.
Considerable knowledge of current developments in instructional presentation mediums.
Considerable knowledge of current Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support practices.
Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions related to fire rescue.
Working knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to make presentations to large groups of diverse people.
Ability to perform work requiring considerable physical exertion under hazardous conditions, such as fire fighting, mass casualty operations, and hazardous materials incidents.
Ability to prepare and maintain detailed records and reports.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to communicate effectively orally, non-verbally, and in writing.
Ability to maintain combat firefighter readiness status.
Ability to use a computer and related software.
Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Ability and willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
Ability to lift and carry weights up to 90 pounds.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Researches, develops and coordinates fire fighting and/or medical rescue instructional courses including the formulation and modification of curriculum to provide an effective and efficient training program.
Develops teaching plans, outlines and examinations to ensure quality training.
Instructs fire rescue personnel in fire fighting and fire prevention practices, equipment use and handling, and/or the proper treatment of the sick and injured to provide for the welfare and safety of citizens.
Administers and scores examinations to evaluate student comprehension and instructor effectiveness.
Presents educational programs to community groups and personnel from other agencies on topics related to fire suppression and/or emergency medical services.
Reviews medical treatment records to ensure compliance with established medical treatment protocols and/or reviews fire reports to ensure compliance with fire fighting procedures according to the depth of experience of the fire rescue training officer.
Assists in developing protocols for medical and/or fire fighting techniques.
Attends formal training courses and conducts independent research to maintain currency with fire fighting and/or medical rescue innovations and instructor certifications.
Gathers data and completes reports pertinent to emergency medical and/or firefighting activities.
Performs medical rescue duties as necessary.
Responds to fire alarms for suppression duties as directed by the incident commander.
Performs other related duties as required.
SPECIAL PROBATIONARY NOTE
Employees assigned to this classification will serve a one year probationary period.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.
Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.
Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. MON
Jacksonville Fire And Rescue Apprentice Program
Job Description: Benefits Supplemental Questions
JFRD's Apprentice Program will prepare the Applicant for the next steps required to become a state-certified Emergency Medical Technician/Firefighter. This will be accomplished through courses offered at Florida State College at Jacksonville's Fire Academy of the South. 100% Tuition assistance will be provided to eligible candidates to cover the cost of these college level courses.
Examples of Work:
You must attend a JFRD Fire Apprentice Open House in order for your application to be considered
Must be 17-21 years old
Parent/guardian (if under 18) must provide signed consent
Must reside in one of these target zip codes: 32202, 32205, 32206, 32208, 32209, 32210, 32211, 32218, 32244, 32254
Must be high school graduate or equivalent
Must pass a health examination and Pre-Physical Agility Test (Pre-PAT)
Must pass a background screening
Must pass a drug screening
Must submit immunization records
Must submit a good driving record
Must meet GPA requirements
Must successfully complete an Oral Interview
Must provide a written essay at Oral Interview
Open Requirements/Supplemental Information:Apply at www.coj.net. Be sure to add coj.net to your address book to ensure you receive email notifications. You may also check your application status at any time by logging into your account.
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Paid On-Call Fire Fighter
This position is responsible for providing fire suppression, prevention, and emergency medical services to the community.
Typical Essential Duties:
Extinguish and prevent fires, effect rescue and render first aid.
Participate in field, classroom, and physical training programs, and keep current with significant changes in fire codes, fire prevention practices, fire fighting equipment, procedures and methods.
Maintain apparatus, equipment, tools and fire quarters to ensure all are in good condition and working order.
Drive and operate all fire vehicles and have the ability to put into service all equipment used by the department.
Responsible for completing accurate run reports after each call.
Must live within a 10 minute drive time to a Farmington fire station and be able to respond to calls within the response time requirements established by the city.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a valid MN Driver's License
Must complete the physical agility test requirements of the position and pass a fire fighter medical examination.
Must complete a one year probationary period; and
Must respond to a minimum number of fire calls, training drills, meetings and special events.
Fire fighters receive an hourly wage for training and fire callouts, uniforms and retirement.
Year Round Application Pool - Fire And Rescue Instructor
Continuing Education - applicant pool for future positions.
Sandhills Community College's Division of Continuing Education seeks applications for part-time Public Safety Instructors for Fire & Rescue classes. The successful candidate's duties will involve providing instruction in accordance with certifying agencys standards and Sandhills Community Colleges requirements. Instructional duties include registering students for class, preparing and providing class instruction in accordance to lesson outlines and agency standards, maintaining attendance rosters, and completing the requisite paperwork.
Applicant should be qualified instructor based on NCDOI/OSFM standards. Teaching experience required.
Department Director reviews applicant files monthly for future teaching assignments.
Sandhills Community College is convinced that being around people who are different makes us more creative, more diligent, and harder working. We are committed to a campus that supports diversity in both learning and working environments, and in our outreach to our community. We are also committed to working with Veterans of our armed forces to honor their commitment to our country and learn from their experiences.
Assistant Director / Instructor Of Fire And Rescue Services
General Job Description
The Assistant Director / Instructor of Fire and Rescue Services will report to the Director of Public Safety Programs, and is responsible for organizing, implementing, and administering the Fire and Rescue Services program. Primary duties and responsibilities include the development, delivery, and administration of the College's Fire and Rescue Services course offerings in Randolph County. Other duties include designing a comprehensive marketing plan for program promotion, maintaining a budget, providing documentation of program success, hiring and supervision of adjunct faculty, conducting class visits, developing course materials, and working closely with community partners and organizations.
Teach courses as assigned each semester
Assists in the recruitment and retention efforts for Fire and Rescue classes and Continuing Education classes including outreach within the community and industrial locations
Implements a student retention plan
Prepares a master schedule of course offerings each semester
Provides academic advising for prospective and current students
Provides effective and relevant instruction by teaching classes as required
Recruits, interviews, hires, and orients appropriately credentialed faculty
Submits all hiring documents and verification of credentials within required timeframe
Assigns teaching schedules for faculty within workload policy guidelines
Evaluates classes by classroom observations and assists as needed with instructional delivery and classroom management
Evaluate success rates of programs and instructors.
Provides ongoing professional development opportunities
Facilitates the communication of departmental and college information
Facilitates the selection and ordering of textbooks
Ensures Fire and Rescue programs are in full compliance with the requirements for accreditation, certification, and other standards as stipulated by NCCCS
Establishes and maintains an effective advisory committee in support of Fire and Rescue Services
Develops and maintain productive relationships and work with personnel of local fire/rescue departments, N.C. Fire Commission, and other similar agencies in developing and providing training programs to meet identified needs and interests within the parameter defined by SACS and NC Community Colleges.
Conduct and assure compliance with the college's visitation policy for on and off campus programs.
Promote and market Fire and Rescue Services and related community services programs to the appropriate audience.
Work cooperatively with Director of Distance Education to develop classes for on-line delivery.
Develop and administer budgets for Fire and Rescue
Recommends departmental needs for personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, and other resources during the annual planning process to Public Safety Programs through the Good to Great and budget processes
Works with Registrar for Workforce Development & Continuing Education to meet record needs for program audits, including records for the Office of State Fire Marshall
Ensures the confidentiality of educational records in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Required and Preferred Qualifications
Associate in Applied Science degree in Fire Protection or related degree
Five years' active experience in Fire Service
NC Qualified Firefighter I & II
Bachelor's degree in Public Service or related field of study.
Live Fire (Burn) Qualified Instructor
NC Qualified Firefighter Instructor
One year of demonstrated leadership skills
College Requirements of all Employees
Demonstrated excellence in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and the academic, intellectual, and social development of all students and employees.
An understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
Treats others respectfully, speaks to others courteously, and behaves in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
Acts as a team player when working with any and all employees of the College.
Serves on institutional committees as appointed by the President.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.
Annually review all Randolph Community College safety rules and policies and be familiar with all emergency safety procedures. Promote good safety habits and be compliant with OSHA safety regulations.
Fire And Rescue Officer Trainee (Fy18-Q3)
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 forty-eight (48) 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
NO FELONY CONVICTIONS
NO PENDING CLASS A OR CLASS B MISDEMEANOR CHARGES
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.
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
Fire Chief / Fire / Administration #4624
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB Benefits Supplemental Questions
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF CAPE CORAL EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Under the general supervision of the City Manager manages and directs the activities of the Fire Department. Establishes policies, sets goals and objectives, creates and monitors budget and serves as liaison between the Department and the community.
Position is responsible for the overall administration of the Fire Department and its operations including the activities of all divisions. Duties are carried out in accordance with ordinances and accepted national/regional fire and emergency management standards and recommendations. Position exercises high levels of independent judgment and discretion in the direction, scope and content of Fire Department functions and solving of special challenges or problems.
Positions is responsible for supervising Department staff. Performs related work as required.
Individual(s) assigned to this classification must report to work per their assigned schedule.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Directs, evaluates, assists and reviews staff in the establishment, implementation, and review of departmental strategic plan.
Sets priorities for the Department and establishes goals and objectives. Measures progress toward established goals.
Prepares and monitors Department budget.
Provides necessary directives and temporary orders for the efficient operation and administration of the Department.
Establishes criteria and procedures for policy/guideline implementation.
Researches existing data and information for trends, inconsistencies, and continuity of programs and functions within the Department.
Meets with City Officials, City Manager, Directors, and other Department personnel in an oversight role to review and approve recommended amendments to the City's Emergency Management Plan.
Participates as a member of the City's Emergency Management Unified Command during times the Plan is operational in response to tropical storms, flood events, tornadoes, or other natural or man-made disasters.
Evaluates assigned personnel for efficiency and effectiveness; initiates personnel actions regarding hiring, promoting, disciplining, terminating, training and development; resolves personnel problems; provides technical support and guidance with their work activities.
Supervises assigned personnel.
Attends speaking engagements upon request.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Attends City Council Meetings as required.
Performs related work as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, Master's Degree preferred. Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in Fire and Rescue Services with no less than three (3) years as a Chief, Deputy Chief or Chief Officer in a municipality with a population greater than 50,000.
Must obtain Florida State Fire Fighter Certification within one (1) year of appointment. Must possess a valid Florida Class "E" Driver's License subsequent to employment.
ADDITIONAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Has thorough knowledge of federal laws, state statutes, and local ordinances as they relate to fire issues.
Has considerable knowledge of fire prevention techniques.
Has extensive knowledge of principles and techniques employed in fire investigations.
Ability to assign and review the work of a number of subordinate employees and to provide effective leadership at all times.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship with the general public, other public agencies, the media, City Officials, etc.
Ability to prepare clear, comprehensive oral and written reports.
Ability to assist in lifting and/or moving heavy objects or persons in the course of fire rescue, and physical restraint of persons in the course of fire activities.
Skilled in the care and safe operation of a variety of fire equipment, and chemicals
Skilled in the operation of motorized vehicles under adverse conditions.
Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively.
Freedom from substance abuse, mental disorders, etc. which may interfere with performance of essential job functions as described herein.
Ability to think clearly and maintain composure under emergency situations.
Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
Ability to exercise discretion.
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