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13 Feb 2018

Part-Time Firefighter/EMT, preferred Paramedic

Basalt and Snowmass Fire Districts – Posted by rthomas Snowmass Village, Colorado, United States

Job Description

General Purpose Statement
Under supervision, provides assistance with fire suppression, hazardous material response, rescue operations and Basic Life Support emergency medical services; operates appropriate District apparatus dependent on emergency response; participates in fire training, fire prevention, public education, and station and equipment maintenance activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Respond to emergency and non-emergency incidents; provide appropriate services as required including emergency rescue and fire suppression; perform search and rescue for trapped or injured persons; perform emergency medical and first aid services as needed; prepare reports regarding emergency incidents as assigned
• Performs basic life support diagnostic and medical procedures
• Drive and operate fire apparatus and/or operate fire apparatus on emergency calls or at incident scene; ambulance or other apparatus as assigned
• Operate numerous types of rescue, emergency and fire suppression equipment and apparatus as necessary; operate, inspect, repair and perform other technical tasks related to maintaining the apparatus, equipment, and facilities in the area of assignment
• Participate in cleaning and maintaining facilities, grounds, equipment and apparatus; ensure that appropriate conditions are maintained at assigned facility; ensure that all equipment and apparatus is in a constant state of readiness for emergency calls
• Participate in a variety of fire prevention operations, activities and programs including training; equipment operation and maintenance; participate in activities and operations in response to natural disasters, major accidents, incidents involving hazardous materials, and other emergency situations; identify, analyze and avoid hazardous and dangerous situations
• Respond to a variety of hazardous materials incidents; to perform defensive or offensive activities which will be dependent upon levels of certification in accordance with state and federal regulations; maintain knowledge and training about hazardous materials
• Study street and occupancy locations in assigned district; study building plans and fire prevention systems in buildings in assigned district
• Assist with transportation of patients to medical care facilities; evaluate the condition of patients and assess pertinent information about medical profile and injuries; determine treatment in accordance with EMT training; maintain contact with medical facility to prepare for patient arrival
• Participate in a variety of activities requiring travel including off-site inspections; respond to incidents on an on-call basis and under emergency conditions
• Use departmental computer equipment to input, review and access records, information and other various data
• Give tours of District facility, demonstrate fire equipment and apparatus, and participate in other educational programs for various groups and general public pertaining to a variety of life safety topics
• Assist in the snow and ice removal operations and activities.
• Conduct training classes
• Operate rescue vehicle and related equipment; clean and maintain supplies, materials and equipment aboard rescue vehicles; submit requisitions for additional materials and supplies as necessary
• Prepare emergency medical incident reports regarding patient and incident information.
• Perform other related job duties and related job tasks as assigned by upper level supervisory staff
• Performs other duties as assigned

Salary – $19.76 to $23.29 BOQ
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Job Categories: Emergency Medical Services. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Hourly Wage.

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