Firefighter - EMT
FIREFIGHTER-EMT (Lateral/Entry Level)
$5,310 - $6,455
Under general supervision, to respond to emergencies; to administer Basic Life Support to and transport sick or injured persons to medical facilities; to participate in fire prevention activities in protecting life and properties; and to participate in firefighting activities.
Applicants must be current on the FCTC’s Statewide Eligibility List (SEL) with a current CPAT at the time of application and employment; or have twelve (12) months of paid, full-time employment, within the last 24 months, as a sworn uniformed firefighter with any city, county, state, or federal agency, with a current CPAT at the time of application and employment. For more information about FCTC and CPAT go to www.fctconline.org.
Education: Any combination of education, experience, and training which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of courses for certification in emergency medical treatment.
Licenses and Certificates: CSFM Firefighter I certification or course completion from a CSFM accredited Regional Training Program fire fighter I academy is required. Possession of or ability to obtain CCEMSA EMT 1 certification within one (1) month of appointment; possession of a valid California Driver's License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles; possession of a DMV Firefighter Endorsement within two years of employment. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
$5,310 – $6,455/month, paid bi-weekly; rotating 56-hr/work week; 48/96 work schedule. $700/year uniform allowance; and Well-fitness Incentive Pay. Health, dental, and optical insurance for employee and dependents; Certificate Incentive pay; City paid Life, Long-Term Disability, and Accidental Death insurance for employee. Annual educational assistance up to $1,000/year. The City observes 13 paid holidays/year; employees receive compensatory time for 10 holidays/year and are paid for three floating holidays/year. The City is a member of the California State Employees Retirement System (PERS); 2% @ 50 formula for classic members; 2.7% @ 57 formula for new members (as defined by PEPRA). The City does not pay into Social Security system.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
Applications and supporting material will be reviewed and evaluated; applicants who appear to be more qualified in terms of experience, education, and training will be invited to participate further. The process may include practical exercise, oral board interview, department interview, background investigation, drug screening, and any other testing that may be deemed necessary. All applicants will be advised on their status in the process. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations may contact Human Resource Services. Proof of authorization to work in the United States is required for all employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.