Firefighter Paramedic

Firefighter
Evendale Fire Department (OH) - Cincinnati, Ohio

Nov 15, 2022


Application Deadline:
Jan 6, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$65,270 - $88,033 annual

Job Description

++Job Summary:++ Perform fire suppression and emergency medical services for the community. Assist in the maintenance of equipment and facilities. Protect lives and property through firefighting/EMS activities, and perform hazardous tasks under emergency conditions.

++Principal Duties and Responsibilities; This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single firefighter paramedic:++

-Perform fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire calls, using various equipment and apparatus for fire suppression, applying water and other chemicals to fires, and ensuring all property and lives are safe and secure.

-Perform emergency medical services by responding to emergency calls, performing basic and advanced lifesaving procedures to patients, performing rescues, transferring patients to medical facilities, performing medical care on patients in moving vehicle, and performing other duties as necessary to save lives.

-Participate in promoting fire prevention and safety within the community, as well as engage in public relations with the public.

-Perform other duties by assisting in the maintenance of facilities and equipment, conducting public tours of facilities, providing public education regarding fire and safety, maintaining continuing education and physical training and performing other duties as assigned.

-Perform other duties as may be assigned.

++Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:++

-Working knowledge of the mechanical principles involved in the efficient operation of fire apparatus and equipment.

-Knowledge of Village maps and locations of streets, fire hydrants and response routes.

-Skill and ability to function as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes training, instructing, and scheduling work.

-Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies and to direct the work of subordinates in emergency situations.

-Ability to plan, supervise and coordinate the work of others.

-Ability to use, operate and care for fire-fighting equipment.

-Ability to gain physical strength and agility sufficient to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions.

-Ability to actively participate in the fire department’s mandatory physical fitness program.

-Ability to pass the fire department’s annual physical fitness testing.

-Ability to work an irregular schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays.

-Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

++Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids:++

-Fire suppression equipment, medical emergency equipment, fire apparatus, rescue equipment, computer and related software.

-Fire protective clothing, SCBA, bio-hazardous protective equipment, eye protection.

Education, Certification and Experience Required:

-Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent.

-Possession of a valid driver’s license.

-Applicant must be a certified Firefighter II with the Ohio Department of Public Safety and a certified Ohio Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at time of employment. If not an Ohio certified Paramedic when hired, the employee must enroll in the first available Paramedic class and/or prerequisite classes and make a continuous, uninterrupted effort to pass and become an Ohio certified Paramedic within an agreed time frame with a contract of hiring date. Employee must maintain at least Paramedic level certification during employment with the Evendale Fire Department. Failure to meet the Evendale Fire Department Firefighting and/or Paramedic requirements may result in termination from employment. Reciprocity for out-of-state applicants must be established prior to the date of appointment by the candidate if selected for a position.

Additional Information

Salary & Benefits

Current Salary Range: $65,270 - $88,033

48 Hour Work Week w/ a True Kelly

Overtime pay on any recognized worked Village holidays

Comprehensive Benefit Package:

Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance Coverage

Health Savings Account supplemented by employer

State Pension System (Ohio Police & Fire)

Tuition Reimbursement

Evendale Recreation Center Membership

More Village Employment Information Here: https://www.evendaleohio.org/fire-department/news/were-hiring-full-time-firefighterparamedic

Hiring Process

Physical Agility:

Practice Dates: December 1, 2022 - January 6, 2023

(call to schedule sessions)

Testing Dates: January 7 & 8, 2023 from 0900-1200

(call to schedule)

Interview:

Interview with Department Officers, tentatively scheduled for the week of January 16, 2023

Background Check

Final Interview:

Interview with The Village Hiring Committee, tentatively scheduled for February 2023

Applications are available at www.evendaleohio.org, or at The Evendale Fire Department 10500 Reading Road, Evendale, Ohio 45241 (513) 563 -2248 (pick up from 0800-2000 hours)

*Please attach proof of current certifications or certification numbers & valid driver's license to the application

Application Deadline: January 6, 2023 at 1200

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: Firefighter II & paramedic preferred
  • Experience: preferred lateral transfers

Contact Information

Michael Hauck

Evendale Fire Department (OH)
10500 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
phone: (513) 563-2248

How to Apply

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