Deadline for Application: Jan 12, 2018 by 12pm
Responsible for first aid, fire suppression and rescue work involving personal injury, illness and traumatic situations, also is under the direction of the Station Captain.
Work involves training for and participating in the preservation of lives in emergency situations. Primary duties are to ride in assigned ambulance or fire apparatus to an emergency scene and, if need, on to hospitals. Work also involves continual training in emergency and first aid techniques, geography of the town, efficient operation of medical calls and fire fighting methods. Individuals in this classification are also assigned other related duties when not handling emergencies such as maintaining equipment, housekeeping, and attending schools and workshops.
Individuals in this class are alone with patient in the back of the ambulance while transporting and must be able to perform services single handedly. The attendant is the most experienced of Medics and should know considerable first aid and rescue procedures.
Work days vary due to shift rotation. On duty 24 hours, off duty 48 hours.
Firefighter/Paramedic beginning annual salary: $51,500*
Firefighter/EMT Advance enrolled in Paramedic School beginning annual salary: $44,500*
Firefighter/EMT Basic enrolled in Paramedic School beginning annual salary: $41,600*
*Includes EMT propay, does not include education propay
Applicants currently employed with another municipal Fire Department who possess an IFSAC-Firefighter I Certification and have previous Advance Life Support experience may be eligible for lateral entry based on the Fire Chief’s review of qualifications and experience.