Firefighter-Paramedic

Paramedic
Rural Metro Fire - Sulphur, Louisiana

Jan 27, 2022


Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$68,113 annual

Job Description

· Response to all fire, hazmat, rescue, and medical incidents within the facility as well as any mutual aid calls received.

· Operate emergency response equipment such as pumping apparatus, portable fire pumps, and response boats for river operations.

· Perform daily and weekly inventories, readiness checks, and preventative maintenance on all equipment under the care of Rural Metro.

· Maintain and inspect the facility’s fire water system, including isolation of leaks and reporting outages.

· Conduct monthly and annual inspections and maintenance on portable fire extinguishers, deluge systems, and safety shower located throughout the facility.

· Participate in monthly and annual required training, and maintain certifications throughout employment.

· Perform daily station duties, i.e. housekeeping.

Additional Information

Candidates must:

· Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening

· Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

· Pass a pre-employment background check

**Rural Metro's parent company GMR is a federal contractor and as such may be required to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19.  While at this time it is in litigation and no company requirement has been made, it may be mandated as part of your employment if selected. **

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: 1+

Minimum Qualifications:

· NREMT-P

· CPR

· ACLS

**Ability to obtain IFSAC Hazardous Materials Awareness, Operations, and Firefighter I within 18 months of assignment. Courses taught on-site while on duty**

· Climb ladders and stairs of various heights and designs while transporting rescue equipment, firefighting tools, and/or fire extinguishers.

· Work in potentially hazardous areas and during inclement weather.

· Work on or around waterways.

Contact Information

Patrick Lynch

Rural Metro Fire
PO Box 2926
Sulphur, Louisiana 70664
phone: 337-708-8174

How to Apply

++https://careers.gmr.net/gmr/++

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