Lateral Firefighter EMT 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 EMT
Position Type: Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Position Location: Santa Fe, NM
Closed date: 07/14/2011
Job Description
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Fire Fighter/EMT position. Must have served in a full time salaried position with a Fire Service within the last 5 years.

Additional Information
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Examples only: additional essential job functions may be required) 1.Maintain fire and EMS apparatus, equipment and tools. 2.Inspects, tests, and cleans medical apparatus and equipment. 3.Operates Fire communications equipment. 4.Drives emergency vehicles while responding to medical, fire, rescue, and related calls. 5.Participates in fire fighting activities, including suppression, rescue, salvage and overhaul as needed. 6.Adhere to all medical protocols and provides pre-hospital care appropriate to level of training. 7.Prepare and deliver a variety of written and oral reports. 8.Participates in formal and on-the-job training programs.

Job Requirements
  • Age 18
  • Education High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience Full time fire service within the last 5 years
  • Additional Requirement :
    REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must attach copies of the following or application will be rejected: Education/Experience: 1.A high school diploma or equivalent. 2.Copy of Valid Driver’s License. 3.Current copy of EMT-Basic or Intermediate License. (If selected, applicant will be required to obtain a New Mexico EMT- Basic or Intermediate License by the end of the Academy.) 4.Current copy of State of New Mexico IFSAC Fire Fighter II certificate or equivalent. (If interested in reciprocity, call 1-800-734-6553) 5.Current CPR card 6.Must be at least 18 years of age. 7.Must successfully pass the following: •A written examination •A series of physical agility tests •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. 8.May be called out in emergency situations. When contacted, the employee is expected to report unless there are special non-recurring circumstances; required to work 48/96 schedule. 9.Dexterity and ability to develop skill to use a wide variety of fire suppression and special protective gear under stressful emergency conditions. 10.Reading comprehension skills sufficient to read and understand maps, orders, pre-fire plans and study materials. 11.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: $665.00 per week

Contact Information
Lois Amador
City of Santa Fe Fire Department
200 Lincoln Ave.
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504
ph: (505)955-6597
Fax: (505)955-6810

How To Apply
HOW TO APPLY Make sure address/email/current phone number is legible on application. 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. 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. THE CITY OF SANTA FE IS COMMITTED TO MAINTAINING A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE A COPY OF YOUR HS/GED OR COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT MUST BE ATTACHED TO EACH APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS REQUIRING A CDL, A COMPLETED FORM 218, MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION. PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL EXAMS ARE REQUIRED. EEO/AA Please visiit the City's web-site for full job annoucement and on-line application.

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