Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic Job - City of Santa Fe Fire Department - Santa Fe, New Mexico

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City of Santa Fe Fire Department

Position Title: Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic
Position Type: Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Position Location: Santa Fe, NM
Closed date: 06/02/2011
Job Description
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Fire Fighter/Paramedic position. Must be serving in a full time salaried capacity. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Examples only: additional essential job functions may be required) Maintain fire and EMS apparatus, equipment and tools.Inspects, tests, and cleans medical apparatus and equipment.Operates Fire communications equipment.Drives emergency vehicles while responding to medical, fire, rescue, and related calls. Participates in fire fighting activities, including suppression, rescue, salvage and overhaul as needed.Adhere to all medical protocols and provides pre-hospital care appropriate to level of training.Prepare and deliver a variety of written and oral reports.Participates in formal and on-the-job training programs.

Job Requirements
  • Age 18
  • Education High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience Must be serving in a full time salaried Firefighter/Paramedic position
  • Additional Requirement :
    REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: A high school diploma or equivalent. Must attach copy or application will be rejected. CURRENT copy of State or National Registry Paramedic License. Must attach copy or application will be rejected (If selected, applicant will be required to obtain a New Mexico Paramedic License by date of hire.) Current copy of State of New Mexico IFSAC Fire Fighter II certificate. Must attach copy or application will be rejected (If interested in reciprocity, call 1-800-734-6553) Current copy of AHA, ACLS and PALS certification preferred. Copy of Valid Driver’s License. Must attach copy or application will be rejected. Current CPR card Must attach copy or application will be rejected. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must successfully pass the following:A written examination, A series of physical agility tests, A Paramedic Mega code scenario(s), An oral interview with selection committee, A background investigation and driving record search; must not have been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; must have a good driving record and be able to obtain a New Mexico Class E driver’s license, A psychological examination as to whether candidate is free of any mental or emotional condition which might adversely affect performance, A complete medical examination and be free of any physical condition listed in NFPA National Standards, Must submit to and pass a drug and alcohol test. 9May be called out in emergency situations. When contacted, the employee is expected to report unless there are special non-recurring circumstances; required to work a 48/96 schedule. Dexterity and ability to develop skill to use a wide variety of fire suppression and special protective gear under stressful emergency conditions. Reading comprehension skills sufficient to read and understand maps, orders, pre-fire plans and study materials. Ability to determine proper course of action under stressful circumstances; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, medical professionals, and the public. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ABILITIES REQUIRED: Work is primarily performed outside, sometimes under inclement weather conditions, in confined spaces, and over 6 feet off the ground. May be exposed to intense heat, smoke, pain and suffering, mental anguish, hazardous material, chemicals, dust, environmental allergens, oils, gases, broken bones, twisting, squatting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, carrying, and climbing. May be called out for emergencies.
Salary Information
Salary: $914.00 per week

Contact Information
City of Santa Fe Fire Department
Santa Fe, New Mexico 

How To Apply
Submit a completed City of Santa Fe application to the Human Resources Department, City of Santa Fe, 200 Lincoln, or mail to P.O. Box 909, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0909. Pleas visit teh City web-site to view the full Recruitment Announcement. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the city application form. Application may be found and submitted on-line at Please contact the City of Santa Fe Human Resource Department at 505-955-6597 with any questions concenring the position or application process.

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