Fire Apparatus Engineer/EMT
Full Time Fire Apparatus Engineer/EMT
Salary: $16.23 - $20.95 per hour DOQ
Closing Date: November 24, 2021
About the Position:
First responders are integral to the safety of our
community. Selected candidate will protect life and
property by performing firefighting, emergency aid,
hazardous materials, and fire prevention duties. Will
work cooperatively with other first responders including
law enforcement, medical personnel, volunteer
firefighters and new recruits.
Location and Hours:
This position is located at the Alliance Fire Department at 315 Cheyenne Ave. Firefighters work 24 hour shifts to provide round the clock coverage, for an average of 10 shifts per month.
This position is full-time, and includes vacation, sick leave accrual, holiday pay, medical/dental/vision, life insurance and participation in a matching retirement plan.
In this Position, you Will:
Perform firefighting activities including driving fire apparatus, operating pumps and related equipment
Perform emergency aid activities including administering first aid and other assistance as required
Receives and relays fire calls, operates radio and other communication equipment.
Need to Have:
Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent
Two (2) years active service as Firefighter/EMT. Volunteer service will be considered if applicable.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of driver safety and first aid; Ability to learn operation of fire suppression and other emergency equipment.
Must be at least 21 years of age
Possess valid State Driver's License or able to
obtain upon hire.
No felony convictions.
Read and write English language.
Possess Basic EMT certificate or higher and/or
Ability to complete Advanced EMT within one
year of hire.
Successfully pass testing including Firefighter
exam, background check, physical fitness test
Ability to work rotating shifts