The individual is responsible for combating, extinguishing, and prevention of fires and respond to medical emergencies in the community He/she answers to emergency calls all hours of the day and night. Work involves training for and participating in duties of protecting life and property and restoring apparatus and equipment to service after drills and fire calls. A person filling this the standards applicable by state protocols and proficiently skilled in all techniques that may be performed by their appropriate Maine EMS license. Individuals must possess a high degree of personal motivation and initiative and is safety conscious.
Examples of Work:
- Conduct public education program for schools and civic groups.
- Assists in maintaining the station and equipment for readiness.
- Performs Firefighting or EMS duties at fire incidents as required.
- Performs rescue operations as needed.
- Responds to alarms received and provides communication to approaching personnel.
- Responds to alarms and provides ALS and BLS patient care.
- Reports required repairs or fire/rescue apparatus and equipment.
- Instructs and drills personnel in EMS techniques.
- Reviews apparatus equipment check lists, apparatus readiness and equipment preventive maintenance.
- Conducts routine maintenance and housekeeping duties of municipal builds as directed.
- Is familiar with town roads, personnel, location of water sources, and buildings.
- Maintains records and prepares reports as required or requested. Provides annual inventory of rescue consumable and durable equipment.
- Performs related work as assigned or requested.
- High school graduate or equivalent is required.
- Physical strength and agility to allow for performing firefighting, EMS, and rescue responsibilities.
- Must possess a valid appropriate State of Maine driver’s license.
- Current AEMT or EMT-P licensure in good standing
- CPR certification
- ACLS, PALS or PEEP, PHTLS or ITLS
- Maine Fire Fighter Certification I
- Emergency Vehicle Operator Course or equivalent certification.
- Proficiency with fire related computer processing programs (Emergency Reporting, Spillman and Maine Emergency Medical Services Run Reporting (MEMSRR) and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Power Point).
Physical Demands & Work Environment
- The physical demands and work environment described are representative of activities required and work environment encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; stand; walk; use hands to handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
- The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; or smell
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electric al shock, and vibration.
- The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
- The job description does not constitute an agreement between the Fire Department and the employee and is subject to change by the Naples Fire Department as the needs of the Fire Department and requirements of the job change.
All interested personnel should submit a cover letter, application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications can be found on the Naples website, www.townofnaples.org
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