Firefighter Paramedic

Kurtz Ambulance Service - New Lenox, Illinois

Apr 7, 2021

Application Deadline:
Jun 30, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$starting at $14.12 annual

Job Description

Kurtz / American Medical Response (AMR)

Wilmington, IL

Firefighter Paramedic

Offering a $5k Sign-on Bonus

Wilmington Fire Department - Firefighter Paramedic

Firefighter Paramedic


Position Summary

Firefighter/Paramedic’s under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Full medical benefits including vision, dental, long-term / short-term life insurance, 4% 401K match, paid continuing education, opportunities for national growth, and 9 stations to work out of!

Job Description

  • Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections
  • Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.
  • Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms, structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.
  • Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.
  • Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting, rescue actions taken on scene, and patient care.
  • Respond to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations and transfers patients to medical facilities.
  • Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.
  • Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and AMR / Kurtz Fire Department policy.
  • Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.
  • Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.
  • Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training.
  • Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
  • Implements corrective/preventive measures.
  • Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.
  • Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.
  • Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period and must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.


  • State issued, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (ProBoard) certifications as a minimum: Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials-Operations
  • State issued EMT-P / Paramedic
  • Current CPR/AED certification
  • Must possess IDPH EMT-/P license
  • Illinois FFII or Basic Ops certification
  • AHA CPR card
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Successful background investigations with MVR, & criminal records,
  • Physical fitness/agility
  • Drug/alcohol screening

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: Paramedic certification
  • Experience: Paramedic certification

Contact Information

Matthew Newman

Kurtz Ambulance Service
1900 Garnet court
New Lenox, Illinois 60565
phone: 267-455-7606

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