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Travelers Rest Fire Department
Firefighter

The Travelers Rest Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Applications can be picked up at City Hall (6711 State Park Rd.) or on the City’s website at​ www.travelersrestsc.com

Application, resumes and verification of training can be mailed, faxed or emailed:
Mail to: Fax: Email: City of Travelers Rest 864-834-2945 gregtrfd@charter.net
6711 State Park Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Attn: Fire Department
Minimum Requirements:​
Desirable Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age CPR and First Aid
High School Diploma or equivalent EVDT
Firefighter 1 CDL-B
Firefighter ll
All candidates must be able to pass a SLED Background Check, Departmental Physical, Drug Test and a Physical Agility Test.
Application period is open 7/30/2018-8-17-2018
155 Trailblazer Drive Travelers Rest, South Carolina 29690 864-834-5536 Telephone 864-834-2945 Facsimile

Tyger River Fire Department
Part Time Firefighter
Posted: 8/6/18

The Tyger River Fire Department in Lyman, SC is now accepting applications for Part Time Firefighters. The description of Part Time positions are as follows

Part Time Firefighter 24 hours schedule every 6th day…. $10.00- $12.00 per hour

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age

Minimum Training Includes
Firefighter II
EMR
EVDT
Pump Ops 1
Class E or CDL License within 6 months

Part Time Benefits include:
PORS retirement if the employee is already in the retirement system
AFLAC cancer policy after 6 months of employment

Compensation is based on qualifications.

Tyger River Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications can be obtained by visiting www.trfire.com, under the more tab, employment

Please submit application, resume, and SCFA transcript to Deputy Chief Harter at 355 Locust St. Lyman, SC 29365 Mon.- Thurs. from 8am-5pm. Any questions pertaining to the positions can be directed to sharter@tygerriverfd.org

Duncan Chapel Fire District
Firefighter Position 

Duncan Chapel Fire District is seeking service minded and team-oriented candidates for the position of firefighter. 

Qualifications:

  • 18 Years of age
  • High School diploma or G.E.D
  • Valid SC driver’s license
  • Firefighter II
  • EMT/EMR (EMT Preferred)
  • EVDT

Starting pay is $28,000 per year with full family health insurance benefits (paid for by Duncan Chapel Fire District) and SC State Retirement.

Application:

Please submit resume, application and copies of certifications no later than Thursday          July 5, 2018 by 5pm to:

 Duncan Chapel Fire District
Attn: Chief Watson
5111 Old Buncombe Rd.
Greenville SC 29617 

*Applications are available at DCFD Station 1 located at 5111 Old Buncombe Rd.

 Contact Chief Watson @ 864-294-4827 for any questions 

Bluffton Township Fire District
Firefighter

Bluffton Township Fire District is seeking service minded and team-oriented candidates for firefighter positions.

Summary:

A firefighter/EMT is primarily responsible for controlling and extinguishing fires, protecting life and property and maintaining equipment. Duties include responding to fire alarms, hazardous material incidents, medical emergencies and other emergency calls. A firefighter/EMT is also responsible for assisting the paramedics in emergency medical care including advanced life support.

Qualifications:

·        18 years of age
·        Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D
·        Possess a valid driver’s license
·        Be eligible to work in the United States

No fire and rescue experience or training is required. We hire both experienced and inexperienced candidates depending on department needs at the time a vacancy occurs.

Pay:
$33,755.80 (annualized). Full benefits package including retirement, disability, and 100% employee health/dental/vision paid by employer, and employer shared dependent coverage.How to

Apply:
1.      Visit www.JoinBTFD.com and download BTFD application.
2.      Find an ACT WorkKeys Test Site HERE.
3.      Complete ACT WorkKeys Assessment to Level 5 (Gold) in the following areas:
a.      Workplace Documents
b.      Applied Math
c.      Graphic Literacy
4.      Mail, Fax or Email completed BTFD Application and WorkKeys Results to:

BTFD Personnel Division or via e-mail to employment@blufftonfd.com

357 Fording Island Road
Bluffton, SC 29410

Bluffton Township Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any conditional offer of employment is not a contract and candidates are required to pass a drug screen, physical, and background check. Bluffton Township Fire District may alter, amend, and/or discontinue any and all accruals, benefits, plans & programs at any time at the District’s sole discretion.

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Colleton County Fire Rescue
Firefighter- EMT
Firefighter- Paramedic
Posted 04/13/18

Colleton County (S.C.) Fire-Rescue is accepting applications from qualified individuals for Firefighter, Firefighter/EMT and/or Firefighter/Paramedic positions.  Colleton County Fire-Rescue is an all-hazards, full-service department serving approximately 40,000 people in over 1,100 square miles from 35 fire stations utilizing a staff of 93 full-time, 10 part-time and 125 paid-on-call volunteer firefighters with an annual call volume of more than 8,500.  Fire-Rescue operates a fleet of 129 vehicles including 36 engines, 34 tenders, 12 ALS ambulances, 2 E-One 95’ Platforms, 2 Heavy Rescues, 2 Hazardous Materials Units, and 1 ARFF truck.  Colleton County also provides Firefighter/Flight Paramedics to C.A.R.E. (Colleton Air Rescue Evac) Flight, a fully-integrated community-based air medical program with Med-Trans Corporation that delivers skillful care and rapid transportation to the acutely ill and severely injured throughout South Carolina.

·         MINIMUM HOURLY RATE (FIREFIGHTER II ONLY): $11.41 / ESTIMATED ANNUAL SALARY (FIREFIGHTER II ONLY): $31,742.62 – $32,632.60 (includes scheduled time only [no deductions for meal or sleep times] – excludes extra overtime opportunities). *Assigned to D-shift (Monday through Friday, 0800-1800)

·         MINIMUM HOURLY RATE (FIREFIGHTER II/EMT): $12.74 / ESTIMATED ANNUAL SALARY (FIREFIGHTER II/EMT): $43.468.88 – $45,456.32 (includes scheduled time only [no deductions for meal or sleep times] – excludes extra overtime opportunities). **Assigned to 24/48-hour shift

·         MINIMUM HOURLY RATE (FIREFIGHTER II/PARAMEDIC): $17.84/hour / ESTIMATED ANNUAL SALARY (FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC): $60,870.08 – $63,653.12 (includes scheduled time only [no deductions for meal or sleep times] – excludes extra overtime opportunities).

 

Email resume and supporting documentation to jobs@colletoncounty.org or submit applications at the nearest S. C. Works Center or the Quick Jobs Center located at 1085 Thunderbolt Avenue, Walterboro, SC 29488.  Only qualified applicants will be contacted for testing.  Colleton County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Pre-employment testing will occur May 23 – 25, 2018.

Jasper County Fire Rescue
Firefighter/EMT- Basic-Advanced/Paramedic (Permanent and On-Call Positions Available)
Posted 03/26/18

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.05-$17.46 Certified (DOQ)
  • Announcement Date:01/19/2018

Duties:  Incumbent is responsible for responding to fires and emergency medical situations to protect and save lives and property.  Duties include (but are not limited to): performing fire suppression duties, providing medical care and transporting patients.  Will participate in training and continuing education, and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Tasks:  Represents the majority of the time spent working in class.  Management may assign additional tasks as necessary.

  • Respond to fires and emergency medical situations; performs fire suppression and firefighting duties; assesses victim and condition and administers basic life support in accordance with medical certification (i.e., ALS, BLS, First Responder, etc.)
  • Locates water supply, monitors hose/nozzle, calculates friction loss and establishes fire streams at fire site. Inspects, tests and operates assigned apparatus.
  • Participates in training exercises and continuing education classes to maintain certification and improve knowledge and skills.
  • Extricate accident victims as needed.
  • Prepare daily logs and reports pertaining to incidents, supplies, repairs and inspections. Completes state/local paperwork, billings and reports. Present public education and awareness programs regarding fire prevention to local schools, civic and community groups.
  • Assists with yearly testing of equipment in accordance with NFPA guidelines.
  • Cross trains in other disciplines.
  • Participate in overhaul and salvage. Preserve and protect evidence relating to fire cause and point of origin.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  High School diploma or GED equivalent; minimum 18 years of age, valid South Carolina Drivers’ license with good driving record. Incumbent will be required to hold a SC Emergency Medical Technician Basic or higher credential. Credentials as a NFPA Firefighter 1 or higher is also required.

Application Procedure:  Submit application to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC  29936. Applications can also be obtained at the Jasper County Government Building, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland SC  29936. JASPER COUNTY REQUIRES SELECTED APPLICANTS TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A DRUG TEST AND SLED BACKGROUND CHECK.  APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled.

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office. 

JASPER COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CITY OF HANAHAN FIRE
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC
POSTED: 03/14/18

Summary: Responds to fires, medical emergencies, and other emergency situations to administer life support care to sick and injured persons and to protect life and property by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responds to calls for medical aid, including fires, traffic collisions, and rescue situations to provide pre-hospital care.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed, or need for additional assistance.
  • Observes, records, and reports to physician patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

Requirements:

  • NREMT-P; Fundamentals of Firefighting (1152) (Firefighter I and II preferred)
  • SC Drivers License
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Pay:  Grade 9: $40,400.00 – $54,540.00 (Annualized) +/- DOQ. Full benefits package including retirement, disability, and 100% employee health/dental paid by employer and employer shared dependent coverage.

Open until filled.

How to Apply: Submit resume, cover letter, AND application to:

City of Hanahan
Human Resources                             or                                   hvanorsdel@cityofhanahan.com
1255 Yeamans Hall Road Hanahan, SC 29410

City of Hanahan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

City of Hanahan Fire Department
Paramedic/ Firefighter Trainee
Posted: 03/14/18

The City of Hanahan is accepting applications for the position of Paramedic/Firefighter Trainee for the Public Service Department.

Summary: Responds to fires, medical emergencies, and other emergency situations to administer life support care to sick and injured persons and to protect life and property by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responds to calls for medical aid, including fires, traffic collisions, and rescue situations to provide pre-hospital care.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed, or need for additional assistance.
  • Assists in extricating trapped victims and transports sick and injured persons to treatment center.
  • Observes, records, and reports to physician patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Connects supply lines, and controls and extinguishes fires using hand lines, deck, ladders, and portable water monitors.
  • Searches buildings and rescues victims from buildings and motor vehicles using appropriate hand and power tools.
  • Participates in drills, demonstrations, and courses in life support, emergency medical treatment, and firefighting techniques.

Requirements:

  • NREMT-P;
  • Fundamentals of Firefighting (1152) – Preferred, must obtain 1152 certification within six (6) months of employment.
  • SC Drivers License
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Pay: $40,000 (Annualized)  +/- DOQ.  Full benefits package including retirement, disability, and 100% employee health/dental paid by employer and employer shared dependent coverage.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply: Submit resume, cover letter, AND application to:

City of Hanahan
hvanorsdel@cityofhanahan.com
Human Resources
1255 Yeaman’s Hall Road
Hanahan, SC 29410
Applications available at www.cityofhanahan.com > Administration > Human Resources

City of Hanahan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CITY OF HANAHAN FIRE
FIREFIGHTER/ EMT
POSTED 03/14/18

Description:

A firefighter/EMT is primarily responsible for controlling and extinguishing fires, protecting life and property and maintaining equipment. Duties include responding to fire alarms, hazardous material incidents, medical emergencies and other emergency calls. A firefighter/EMT is also responsible for assisting the paramedics in emergency medical care including advanced life support.

Qualifications:

  • Firefighter II certified
  • Class E drivers license
  • Basic knowledge in computers, maps and reporting
  • EMT basic or higher
  • Qualified candidates must complete a written and practical entrance exam administered by the HFD command staff

Pay:

Grade 4: $28,280.00- $38,178.00 (annualized) +/- DOQ. Full benefits package including retirement, disability, and 100% employee health/dental paid by employer, and employer shared dependent coverage.

Open until filled.

How to Apply:

Submit resume AND application to:
City of Hanahan              or         via e-mail to hvanorsdel@cityofhanahan.com
Human Resources
1255 Yeamans Hall Road
Hanahan, SC 29410

City of Hanahan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ROCK HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIRE INSPECTOR I – FIRE
Posted: 03/09/18

SALARY:      $36,691 – $53,185 Per Year 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school with experience in public relations and customer service is preferred.    The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

A valid driver’s license is required.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Some knowledge of the geographical layout of the City, including streets and principle buildings.
  • Some knowledge of hazardous materials.
  • Ability to learn modern principles and techniques of fire prevention and firefighting.
  • Ability to learn codes and ordinances pertaining to fire prevention and fire safety.
  • Ability to learn modern fire safety inspection techniques.
  • Ability to identify and define hazards and recommend effective remedial action; ability to conduct harmonious discussions with property owners to persuade them of desired action; ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully, and impartially.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing; ability to follow written and oral instructions quickly and correctly; demonstrates effective computer skills.
  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Inspects local businesses, industrial installations and buildings of public assembly for fire hazards, efficiency of fire protection systems and equipment, adequacy of fire escapes and exits, and general compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances. 
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.   Priority consideration may be given to qualified

persons currently employed by the City of Rock Hill who submit their application to the Human Resources Department.

 The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer—M-F-D-V 

SPECIFIC DUTIES (Continued)

  • Identifies and defines hazards and makes recommendations to property owners for reducing or eliminating such hazards; prepares written notices for follow-up action; makes daily entries of data into Fire Department’s computer system.
  • Participates in fire safety education programs in the public schools; teaches fire safety classes as necessary; attends in-service training classes as required.
  • Answers inquiries regarding fire prevention related matters; resolves problems and complaints of citizens; refers unusual or difficult problems to supervisors for advice and assistance.
  • Coordinates customer service events such as, installing smoke detectors; demonstrating Fire Safety House etc. issues burning permits and certificates of occupancy.
  • Assists in fire safety education activities during National Fire Prevention Week.
  • Assist primary fire investigators on fire scenes, as directed.
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.        

 

Donaldson Center Fire Department
Firefighter
Posted: 03/09/18

www.donaldsoncenterfd.com

Donaldson Center Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Qualifications are as follows:

  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • Valid South Carolina Class B CDL driver’s license is preferred. Must be obtained within 6 month probationary period.
  • Firefighter II certification preferred. Firefighter I is minimum acceptable training.

Background check, drug testing and PT testing will be conducted. Apply in person at Donaldson Center Fire Department.

2291 Perimeter Rd. Greenville, S.C. EOE

 

New Hanover County Fire- North Carolina
Fire Captain
Posted: 03/06/18
Closes: 03/11/18

Fire Captain Zone 1
Salary: $46,198.00 Annually
Location: New Hanover County, NC
Job Type:Full-Time

Essential Duties

New Hanover County is seeking eligible Zone 1 Fire Captain candidates responsible for leading a fire crew at an assigned station. Candidates who have met all requirements and successfully complete the Candidate Assessment Process will comprise a pool of applicants for consideration to fill future vacancies. Duties include overseeing the routine day to day activities of fire station personnel on an assigned shift and the responses to emergency situations; providing emergency medical care; directing and supervising all activities at an incident scene when acting as incident commander; instructing training; coordinating maintenance of vehicles, equipment and facilities; presenting fire prevention and education programs; representing the department at special events; controlling and extinguishing fires; protecting life and property; and completing other duties and projects as assigned.  The ideal candidates will possess strong leadership and incident management skills. 

New Hanover County Fire Rescue is comprised of a team of dedicated emergency response professionals who work to protect and educate citizens from the threats of fire and other emergencies.  Our employees stay committed to the County’s model of good governance working 24 hours a day in eight (8) fire/rescue stations, protecting 328 square miles of the County.  The department partners with Cape Fear Community College to sponsor internship students in the First Responder Academy and also offers a first class volunteer firefighter program.  These programs provide opportunities for those wishing to volunteer their time or start their own career in the fire industry.  Ideal candidates for this department combine the department’s values of honor, dedication, compassion, service and excellence with the County’s overarching shared values and vision of a vibrant, prosperous and diverse coastal community committed to building a sustainable future for generations to come. 

New Hanover County strives to hire the best and the brightest employees who are committed to public service.  Our employees enjoy an innovative, energetic and employee-focused work environment with top down support that embraces bottom up ideas and engagement.  Our talented team of professionals have a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter.  Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, integrity, stewardship and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers.  If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to come and be a part of the exciting, healthy and progressive team at New Hanover County. 

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED and six years of related fire service experience or five years of related firefighting experience, including three years as a full time Firefighter/Apparatus Operator with New Hanover County Fire Services. Associate’s degree in Fire Science or related field or 60 semester hours credit toward a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Must be available to work in emergency situations 

Licenses/Certifications Required at time of application: 

Driver License Classed appropriate to operator a vehicle over 26001lbs (If out of state a NC Driver’s License Class B must be obtained within 30 days of employment)

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Firefighter (NFPA 1001) or  IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Firefighter II (prior edition standard NFPA 1001)

NC or National Registry EMT Certification ( if out of state a NC EMT Certification must be obtained within 12 months of appointment)

NC or IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Emergency Vehicle Driver

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Technical Rescuer NFPA 1006 Chapters 5&6

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Technical Rescuer Vehicle

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification Driver Operator Pumps and Aerial Certifications

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Fire Officer 1

Certificated as Fire Instructor 1 

Required as a condition of continued employment:

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Fire and Life Safety Educator (must be completed within 1 year of appointment)

IFSAC or Pro Board accredited certification as Fire Instructor 2 (must be completed within 1 year of appointment)

Other Information

Hours are 24 hours on 24 hours off, 24 hours on, 24 hours off, 24 hours on, 96 hours off.

Must be available to work during emergency situations. 

Interested candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and NC OSFM Training Transcript to this application in order to be considered. 

Candidate Assessment are scheduled for April 3, 2018 and April 20, 2018. Attendance is required on both dates 

TRAINEES: Applicants who meet the minimum education, experience and certifications/license requirements except for Fire Officer 1  may be considered at a trainee rate of $14.25 per hour and if selected will remain at a trainee rate until license requirements for Fire Officer 1 are met. Fire Officer 1  must be obtained within two (2) years of employment. Preference will be given to candidates meeting minimum qualifications before trainee candidates will be considered. 

After the closing date for this position applications will be screened by Human Resources. Applicants referred to the department will receive an email requesting important information pertinent to the position applied for. Please be sure to check your email for this communication so we may proceed with the next step in the recruitment process in a timely manner. 

Agency: New Hanover County
Address: 230 Government Center Drive – Suite 135
Wilmington, North Carolina, 28403

Phone:910-798-7178

Website: http://www.nhcgov.com/HR/Pages/JobOpportunities.aspx

 

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue
Internship – EMS Focus
Posted- 3/6/18
Closes- 3/26/18

Participation in the Fire Rescue Internship program is limited to students enrolled in a regionally accredited emergency services related Bachelor’s Degree Program.

This Internship will focus on providing administrative support to the Battalion Chief of Emergency Medical Services.  The Intern will provide assistance with work on projects such as:

  • Marketing of PulsePoint, a smartphone app that leverages GPS technology to crowdsource bystander CPR and AED for sudden cardiac arrest cases in the community.
  • Implementation of a new Electronic Health Record System and associated work flow.
  • Development of mechanisms for EMS system surveillance and month reporting including CARES registry and AHA Mission: Lifeline.
  • Development of skills checklists and training scenarios for video laryngoscopy and patient care narrative writing workshop.

The Intern may voluntarily ride on apparatus as an unpaid extra member outside of their normal work hours, but this is not required nor expected.  Each Intern will be allowed to live at a fire station at no charge (food not included) and uniforms will be provided.

  • Dates: Approximately May 14 – August 3, 2018
  • Rate of Pay: $10.00 – $12.00 per hour (not eligible for benefits)
  • Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (37.5 hours per week)
  • Reports to: Battalion Chief of EMS
  • Number of Positions: 1

Candidates should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook or similar software
  • Must be enrolled in a regionally accredited emergency services related Bachelor’s Degree Program.

As required by S.C. law, interns will be covered under the Town’s worker’s compensation insurance.  

The Town of Hilton Head Island is a drug free workplace. All line firefighters and other designated positions are subject to random drug and alcohol testing. Internship candidates will be subject to drug and alcohol screening prior to placement.

Visit our website at www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov for more information.  Apply online at http://recruitingsite.com/csbsites/HHI/careers.asp?lang=en by March 26.

City of Goose Creek Fire Department
Part Time Paramedic (No Fire Certifications Needed)
Posted- 2/21/18
Open Until Filled

Salary: $17.00 – $19.00 per hour DOQ, 12 or 24-hour shifts available

IF A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS MADE, APPLICANT(S) MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND SCREENING, PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND PHYSICAL (IF REQUIRED BY THE POSITION). ADDITIONAL TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS AND POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PRINT AND COMPLETE THE DOCUMENTS BELOW AND FORWARD TO:

CITY OF GOOSE CREEK, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES, P. O. DRAWER 1768, GOOSE CREEK, SC 29445 OR EMAIL TO humanresources@cityofgoosecreek.com

RESUMES ARE ENCOURAGED BUT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

COPIES OF PARAMEDIC AND FIREFIGHTING CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

JOB TITLE: Paramedic (Part Time) – NO FIRE CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED

Application

Application Data Form

DEPARTMENT: Fire

This position is an “as-needed/non-permanent (PART TIME)” Paramedic position to provide expertise on a busy Medic unit. Candidates can work 12 or 24 shifts. The preferred candidates have 3 years of Paramedic experience.  The preferred candidates can work a 24 shift at Button Hall Avenue Headquarters – Fire Station 1 on Medic 2801 covering the Goose Creek area. This position includes minimal station duties as Medic 2801 is a busy Medic unit. The City of Goose Creek Fire Department uses Berkeley County Consolidated Protocols based on the 2017 State Protocols. ESO (EPCR) report writing software skills and Lifepak 15 skills desired. Essential responsibilities include:  Maintains equipment on medic unit, to include pre-hospital drugs. Ensures all ACLS medication is on board and expiration dates have been checked. Conducts daily check-offs of Medic unit. Provides hands-on leadership during medical/trauma calls by controlling the scene, directing EMT’s and making transport decisions. Candidates must be able to complete pre-employment processes and have excellent employment references.

This position does not have City benefits and is paid on an hourly basis. The maximum hours that can be worked in a year in this special classification are 1,456 hours per year.

City of Goose Creek Fire Department
Firefighter Paramedic
Posted- 2/21/18
Open Until Filled

IF A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS MADE, APPLICANT(S) MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND SCREENING, PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND PHYSICAL (IF REQUIRED BY THE POSITION). ADDITIONAL TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS AND POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PRINT AND COMPLETE THE DOCUMENTS BELOW AND FORWARD TO:

CITY OF GOOSE CREEK, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES, P. O. DRAWER 1768, GOOSE CREEK, SC 29445 OR EMAIL TO humanresources@cityofgoosecreek.com

RESUMES ARE ENCOURAGED BUT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

COPIES OF PARAMEDIC AND FIREFIGHTING CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

JOB TITLE: Firefighter/Paramedic

Application

Application Data Form

DEPARTMENT: Fire

JOB SUMMARY: Position responsible for performing fire suppression, providing advanced patient care and managing various medical incidents.

SAFETY: Employee responsible for adhering to all safety procedures and regulations established by the Department, the City and all State and Federal organizations. Any safety concern should be reported to a supervisor immediately.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Provides leadership during medical/trauma calls by controlling the scene, directing EMT’s and making transport decisions.
  • Mitigates emergency situations dealing with fires, hazardous materials, rescues and emergency medical incidents and resolves non-emergency incidents.
  • Maintains equipment on medic unit, to include pre-hospital drugs. Ensures all ACLS medication is on board and expiration dates have been checked.
  • Conducts daily check-offs of all apparatus. Reports any faulty equipment.
  • Ensures that the station is kept in an orderly fashion and that station apparatus and equipment are properly checked and kept in good working orders.
  • Updates fire pre-plans and creates and updates maps for all City departments and other outside municipal aid departments.
  • Gives instruction to the general public regarding Fire Prevention and safety.
  • Attends training to include, driving, rescue tool uses and other training to keep informed about new techniques.
  • Assists with community projects and events.
  • Performs fire hydrant updates twice a year. Conducts flushing and hose testing yearly.
  • Maintains cleanliness of station.
  • Provides yard maintenance at the station.
  • Completes reports on EMS and fire calls, training, hydrant and hose tests.
  • May teach CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS).
  • Serves as back up to co-workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Ability to make quick and precise decisions.
  • Ability to perform rescue of individuals trapped in vehicles using the Jaws of Life extrication equipment.
  • Ability to operate Cascade Air filling system, pump operations, gas and battery powered saws, aerial ladders, SCBA, Gas monitoring devices, torches, AED, intubation equipment, backboards, splints, C-spine equipment and light tower.
  • Ability to conduct life saving procedures, incident stabilization and property conservation at all incidents.
  • Ability to operate fire apparatus, fire pumps, hoses, nozzles, hand tools, gas powered tools, ladders, fans, extrication equipment, ropes, rigging equipment, gas monitors lighting, medical equipment and computers.
  • Knowledge of the geographic layout of the City.
  • Ability to pass an annual physical and obtain OSHA required fire brigade clearance.
  • Ability to use computers and various software programs, to include Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to include dangerous situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions, requiring employee to use judgment. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and accuracy, and may verify final results. Employee required to use judgment.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the Standard Operating Procedures, training manuals, applicable state and federal guidelines and City policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied fire suppression and advanced patient care. The need to respond to emergency and life-threatening situations contributes to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to provide fire suppression and ACLS patient care for the citizens in the City. Successful performance ensures the safety of life and property in the City.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, law enforcement, other emergency personnel, hospital personnel and the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, and to motivate or influence persons.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in the field during emergency situations. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, inclement weather conditions, fire, heat and toxic gases. The work requires the use of protective devices, such as masks, goggles or gloves.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision of EMT’s in the field.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years experience in Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services.
  • Must be a South Carolina State or nationally registered paramedic.
  • Firefighter I Certification required. Firefighter II Certification preferred.
  • A valid SC Class E Driver’s License required.

Miscellaneous Information

PLEASE INCLUDE COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS.

City of Goose Creek Fire Department
Firefighter EMT
Posted- 2/21/18
Open Until Filled

IF A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS MADE, APPLICANT(S) MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND SCREENING, PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST AND PHYSICAL (IF REQUIRED BY THE POSITION). ADDITIONAL TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS AND POLICE DEPARTMENT APPLICANTS.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PRINT AND COMPLETE THE DOCUMENTS BELOW AND FORWARD TO:

CITY OF GOOSE CREEK, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES, P. O. DRAWER 1768, GOOSE CREEK, SC 29445 OR EMAIL TO humanresources@cityofgoosecreek.com

RESUMES ARE ENCOURAGED BUT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

COPIES OF PARAMEDIC AND FIREFIGHTING CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

JOB TITLE: Firefighter/EMT

Application

Application Data Form

DEPARTMENT: Fire

JOB SUMMARY: Position responsible for performing fire suppression and EMS duties.

SAFETY: Employee responsible for adhering to all safety procedures and regulations established by the Department, the City and all State and Federal organizations. Any safety concern should be reported to a supervisor immediately.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Mitigates emergency situations dealing with fires, hazardous materials, rescues and emergency medical incidents and resolves non-emergency incidents.
  • Ensures that the station is kept in an orderly fashion and that station apparatus and equipment are properly checked and kept in good working orders.
  • Updates fire pre-plans and creates and updates maps for all City departments and other outside mutual aid agencies.
  • Gives instruction to the general pubic regarding Fire Prevention and safety.
  • Attends training to include driving, rescue tool uses and other training to keep informed about new techniques.
  • Assists with community projects and events.
  • Performs fire hydrant updates twice a year. Conducts flushing and hose testing yearly.
  • Maintains cleanliness of station.
  • Provides yard maintenance at the station.
  • Completes reports on EMS and fire calls, training, hydrant and hose tests.
  • Serves as back up to co-workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Ability to make quick and precise decisions.
  • Ability to perform rescue of individuals trapped in vehicles using the Jaws of Life extrication equipment.
  • Ability to operate Cascade Air filling system, pump operations, gas and battery powered saws, aerial ladders, SCBA, Gas monitoring devices, torches, AED, intubation equipment, backboards, splints, C-spine equipment and light tower.
  • Ability to conduct life saving procedures, incident stabilization and property conservation on all incidents.
  • Ability to operate fire apparatus, fire pumps, hoses, nozzles, hand tools, gas powered tools, ladders, fans, extrication equipment, ropes, rigging equipment, gas monitors lighting, medical equipment and computers.
  • Knowledge of the geographic layout of the City.
  • Ability to pass an annual physical and obtain OSHA required fire brigade clearance.
  • Ability to use computers and various software programs, to include Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to include dangerous situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions, requiring employee to use judgment. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and accuracy and may verify final results. Employee required to use judgment.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the Standard Operating Procedures, training manuals, applicable state and federal guidelines and City policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied fire suppression and EMS duties. The need to respond to emergency and life-threatening situations contributes to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to provide fire suppression and EMS response to citizens in the City. Successful performance ensures the safety of life and property in the City.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, law enforcement, other emergency personnel, hospital personnel and the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, and to motivate or influence persons.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in the field during emergency situations. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, inclement weather conditions, fire, heat and toxic gases. The work requires the use of protective devices, such as masks, goggles or gloves.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years experience in Firefighting and EMS.
  • Must be a certified EMT.
  • Firefighter I Certification required. Firefighter II Certification preferred.
  • Valid South Carolina Class E Driver’s License.