Cabarrus County EMS - Concord, North Carolina

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Salary Information

16.59 hourly

Job Description

Hiring range for this position is $34,507.20 - 39,312.00. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Pay grade for this position is 12.

General Definition of Work: This position is responsible for providing fire-suppression response to protect life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires. Responds to medical emergencies and after-effects of other hazardous conditions. This position also maintains firefighter equipment and provides training to the general public on fire prevention awareness/education. Performs other duties as assigned by Fire Captain/Lieutenant.

Examples of Duties

Essential Functions:  

  • * Receives and responds to fire/rescue related incidents. Performs duties related to emergency operations involving rescue, fire suppression, and hazardous materials incidents.
  • * Maintains apparatus and equipment for emergency response.
  • * Performs daily activities by completing incident reports and daily logs, entering records of equipment check and repairs and maintaining facility and grounds.
  • * Assists with initial fire investigations to determine cause and origin and request fire investigator on call as needed.
  • * Ensures personnel safety and compliance with CFR 1910.120.
  • Typical Tasks:
  • * Assists County Fire Departments with pre-fire planning.
  • * Assists with fire prevention/education programs.
  • * Performs work during emergency/disaster situations.
  • * Performs related tasks as required.

Additional Information

**Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: **

Maintains considerable knowledge of firefighting, rescue, hazardous materials and other emergency related operations;  Maintain a working knowledge of computer programs necessary to accurately use and maintain fire reports, inspection records, and other related systems and databases; Working knowledge of firefighting and fire behavior.  Ability to conduct research to stay abreast on all aspects of current fire science and fire protection technology information; Knowledge of medical responder treatment protocols; Ability to assist county fire service on emergency incidents as required; Ability to effectively deal with the public during periods of extreme crisis; Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all segments of the population, often during high stress situations.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: SEE JOB POSTING
  • Experience: N/A


Contact Informaton

Paula McNair

Cabarrus County EMS
31 Willowbrook Dr
Concord, North Carolina 28027
phone: (1704) 920-2200

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