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EMS Jobs

2012/10/26

Fauquier County Departmemt of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management

Position Title: Firefighter/Medic- Emergency Services Technician I

Position Type: Paramedic

Closed date: 11/16/2012

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity!
Minimum Starting Salary:
$ 40,000.00 (42 hour) $46,000.00 (48 hour)

ALS incentive:
7.5% of base salary for Advanced
10% of base salary for Intermediate
12% of base salary for Paramedic

Full-Time Permanent, 12 hour shift
Full-Time Permanent, 24 hour shift
Subject to 24-Hour Call

Additional Information

Respond to fire alarms; operate fire pumps; fight fires; perform rescues; lift carry, drag, lay, and connect hose lines and appliances; assist in loading and unloading ladders; perform salvage and overhaul operations; direct traffic and establish safety zones;
Provide emergency medical assistance and basic life support emergency medical care; ride on ambulances in response to emergency calls and in the transport of patients to or from a medical facility;
Provide advanced life support care to critical ambulance patients in accordance with regional and local medical protocols and/or on-line medical control upon approval and direction of medical director and/or hospital-based physician/medical control physician;
Inspect and test fire apparatus and ambulances and their emergency equipment; maintain proper inventory of equipment and supplies for County EMS and fire units; clean and sanitize equipment; ensure that equipment is in proper and good working order; assist in cleaning and maintaining fire station and grounds;
Perform physical fitness training; participate in a continuous training program to improve competence in firefighting, medical clinical work and in rescue vehicle service and operation;
Complete and maintain accurate records, forms, and reports for various administrative, operational, and training activities;
Perform related tasks as required.

Job Requirements

  • Age Must be 20 and 6 months at time of appointment
  • Education Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by emergency medical and paramedic training and considerable experience in emergency medical services including some training experience
  • Additional Requirement :
    Must be 20 and 6 months at time of appointment;
    Must possess valid Virginia driver’s license;
    Possession of Firefighter II,
    HazMat Operations,
    EMT,
    EVOC I/II;
    Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by emergency medical and paramedic training and considerable experience in emergency medical services including some training experience;
    General knowledge of firefighting techniques and procedures as applied to fire suppression, principles and techniques of emergency medical care; ability to learn technical firefighting principles and techniques and principles of hydraulics as applied to fire suppression;
    Some knowledge of the street system and physical layout of Fauquier County;
    Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates;
    Current or previous experience in Fire or EMS preferred.
    Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications and certifications for position as established by the department;

    EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
    Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must be 20 and 6 months at time of appointment. Possession of Firefighter II, HazMat Operations, EMT, EVOC I/II. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications and certifications for position as established by the department.

    PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES:
    This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus. The worker may be exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Salary Information

Salary: $40,000.00 annual


Contact Information

Angela  Gibson
Angela.gibson@fauquiercounty.gov
Fauquier County Departmemt of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management
Warrenton, Virginia 20186
ph: (540)422-8306


How To Apply

Interested applicants must submit a Fauquier County Online Application at https://jobs.fauquiercounty.gov EEO/AA/M/F/D


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