Firefighter Paramedic

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Lake County Fire Protection District (FirePlus) - Clearlake, California

Jul 20, 2020

Application Deadline:
Aug 14, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$57,888 annual

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities: 1. The knowledge and skills necessary to safely perform the tasks required of entry level and lateral paramedics. 2. Respond to rescue and medical aid calls, provide emergency medical care and transport patients to the hospital. 3. Performs daily maintenance of station, living quarters, fire rescue and emergency medical apparatus and equipment. 4. As needed, serves as a nozzle operator in firefighting situations, including pulling working lines; and holding the nozzle to direct the stream of water on the fire. 5. Assists in overhaul and salvage operations. 6. Operates and maintains a variety of tools and equipment related to fire and rescue activities. 7. Cleans and tests fire hoses and fire hydrants. 8. Participates in fire drills and training exercises. 9. Establishes and maintains a cooperative working relationship with fellow employees and those contacted during the course of work. 10. Communicates clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. 11. Deals effectively and courteously with the general public. 12. Understand and carry out oral and written directions and communications. 13. Know and understand all aspects of the job and the District’s operations, observing and following safety rules and practices, especially within responding to emergency life support and fire suppression situations and incidents.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: Firefighter 1 academy and Paramedic
  • Experience: Any

Qualification Guidelines: To be considered as a Firefighter / EMT-Paramedic candidate an applicant must have:

Education: The employee shall be a high school graduate or have an equivalency diploma.

Licenses & Certifications: The employee shall possess a California Paramedic License, which will be maintained at employee’s expense. The Employee must have an accreditation as a Paramedic by North Coast EMS within six months of appointment date and must possess a California Firefighter 1 Certificate or Certificate of completion from an accredited Firefighter 1 academy at time of appointment. The employee is required to have a California class C driver’s license at time of testing and must upgrade to a California Class C Firefighter endorsement driver’s license within 6 months of completing probation.

Contact Informaton

Marc Hill

Lake County Fire Protection District (FirePlus)
14815 Olympic Drive
Clearlake, California 95422
phone: 707-994-2170

How to Apply

Application and Resume Deadline__: Final Filing Date: 08/14/2020 at 5:00 p.m.

(faxed applications will not be accepted)

Applications and resume’s must be filled out completely.

Applications are available by calling 707 994-2170

Or e-mailing

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