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Arivaca Fire District

Position Title: Part-time Paramedic

Position Type: Paramedic

Closed date: 03/31/2012

Job Description

The Arivaca Fire District is currently hiring part-time paramedics with consideration for fulltime positions. The tentative starting date for these positions is April 15th with testing taking place on March 31st 2012. The hourly pay rate is $8.00/hour with 24 hour shifts. Personnel hired that do not have firefighter certifications may be offered the opportunity to attend fire academy at the District’s expense. EMT-P recertification costs of District personnel will be paid by the District.

Job Requirements

  • Age 18
  • Education High School Diploma
  • Experience 2 years in EMS
  • Additional Requirement :
    Minimum Requirements: • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) • At least 18 years of age. • Must possess a valid Arizona driver’s license by hire date. • Current EMT-Paramedic certified in AZ or National Registry • Attend orientation and all phases of testing. • Must have satisfactory results on a background screening, including fingerprints. • Must pass health screening. • Must pass pre-employment drug screening. • Must meet insurability requirements of the District’s insurance carrier. Preferred qualifications: • Firefighter 1 & 2 (5 points) • NWCG Engine Boss (10 points) or FFT2 (5 points) or FFT1 (2 points) • Instructor 1 (5 points) • Inspector 1 (5 points) • Officer 1 or Leadership I, II, and III (5 points) Testing Process: An orientation will be provided immediately prior to the administration of the tests to provide further information regarding the testing process. The initial testing process will consist of two primary components: a traditional EMS written examination and a physical agility test. The EMS written exam will assess job-related cognitive abilities. The physical agility test will consist of firefighter job related stations and will be timed. Both tests will be a pass/fail scoring. The testing process will be conducted on Saturday March 31, 2012 at the Arivaca Fire Station, 16091 W Universal Ranch Road, Arivaca, Arizona. Candidates are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 9:30 a.m. to sign-in. Candidates passing both tests will be invited back for an interview during the first week of April. The Final Eligibility list will be computed based on candidate’s score at the interview as well as the addition of preference points. Preference points will be awarded for Arivaca residents and preferred certifications. The total possible points are 100. • Oral interview – up to 50 points • Preferred qualifications – up to 30 points • Arivaca residency – 10 points • Current Arivaca Fire District volunteer in good standing – 10 points • Written exam – Pass/Fail • Physical agility – Pass/Fail

Salary Information

Salary: $8.00 per hour

Contact Information

Scott Van Boerum
Arivaca Fire District
16091 W Universal Ranch Road
Arivaca, Arizona 85601
ph: (520)398-2003

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send copies of their certifications and resume to arivacafiredistrict@gmail.com . For questions, please contact Fire Chief Scott Van Boerum at (520) 398-2003 or (973) 580-6300.

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