Firefighter II Full time multiple positions Job opening - Black Mountain state North Carolina ( Job openings )
Black Mountain , state North Carolina
( By Press Release office)
2022-08-15T00:00 - 2022-09-14T00:00 | 5 | 2
ITLE: FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER II
DEPARTMENT: FIRE DEPARTMENT
SALARY RANGE: $40,607 - $60,885 (Grade 10)
STARTING PAY: $40,607
DATE POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately (multiple positions available)
The purpose of this position is to provide rapid fire-suppression response to protect life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires. Persons in this position also respond to medical emergencies and after-effects of other hazardous conditions. This position also maintains firefighting equipment and provides training to the public on fire prevention awareness and first aid.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: (GENERAL)
Responds to fire and emergency calls by completing fire suppression activities for residential and commercial structures, vehicles, rubbish, and grass areas, operating apparatus, removing hazards from emergency scenes, rescuing persons from fire and emergency scenes, utilizing fire extinguishing and extraction equipment to suppress fires and documenting actions when appropriate.
Provides basic emergency medical services by responding to emergency site, assessing the medical needs of patients, determining best immediate basic treatment, administering life support, utilizing trained medical skills, operating life-saving equipment, lifting and moving patients and extricating patients as necessary, assisting patients for transport to emergency centers, completing medical reports, stocking medical supplies, and documenting all services provided.
Maintains fire-fighting equipment and fire station property by performing preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery, ensuring apparatus is operating properly and safely, determining if problematic or faulty parts exist, replacing faulty parts.
Educates the community about fire safety by responding to citizen inquiries and questions on fire safety, presenting fire safety tips to local schools and businesses, demonstrating appropriate personal actions during fires or emergencies, illustrating proper fire extinguisher use and first aid procedures and assisting with public tours of the fire station when necessary.
Maintains current medical and firefighting certifications by participating in continuing education related to medical, firefighting, driving and computer skills and completing appropriate paperwork for training received.
Maintains fire station property by performing interior and exterior building maintenance such as mowing lawn, assisting with fire station cleaning activities and documenting maintenance actions when appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes in relation to firefighting skills. High school diploma or GED required.
This position is categorized as very heavy work exerting over one hundred pounds occasionally, fifty-one hundred pounds frequently, or up to twenty-fifty pounds constantly. Physical demands will include, but not limited to standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, foot control, visual acuity, hearing, and talking. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, chemicals, and oils.
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS:
Apparatus, tools, medical equipment, flashlights, fire house, hammer, extinguisher, camera, generators, ladders, radio, oxygen, medication, saws, axes, printers, computers, and related software.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Current North Carolina class B driver’s license with safe driving record
Possession of N.C. Firefighter I and II to include Emergency Medical Technician Certifications
Hazardous Materials Responder Level 1
NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800
Bloodborne Pathogens Training per department policy
NC EMT-B (Prefer Advanced)
TR-VMR within 12 months
Wildland Firefighter S-130 and L-180 preferred
Driver/Operator Pumps and Aerials preferred
SUBMIT APPLICATION BY MAIL OR IN PERSON TO: HUMAN RESOURCES, TOWN HALL LOCATED AT 160 MIDLAND AVE BLACK MOUNTAIN NC 28711.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH: Review of applicants will start 1-13-2022. Positions are open until filled.
ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN, CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND WHEN APPLICABLE A CREDIT CHECK. THE TOWN OF BLACK MOUNTAIN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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