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Firefighter/EMT or Paramedic
Posted February 25, 2021 | Open Until Filled
Salary $40,802 - $51,444
$40,802 (Firefighter II/AEMT) + ($3,500 Annual Paramedic Incentive)
College Park Fire Rescue Department is hiring certified Firefighter EMT’s and Paramedics. Please only apply if you are currently a certified firefighter EMT or Paramedic.
The CPFD is a small, busy department running three companies (1 Truck, 1 Quint, 1 engine and 2 transport capable Rescue units) staffed with full time firefighter/EMTS and firefighter paramedics.
We have an excellent pay and benefits package!
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Performs firefighting, rescue, and fire prevention activities; assist in the care and upkeep of fire stations and equipment; does related work as required. Provide emergency medical care as outlined in EMT-I/AEMT/ PARAMEDIC certification scope of practice. Performs all related work as assigned.
Responds with fire apparatus or rescue unit to medical emergencies, performs all aspects of firefighting duties, wears self-contained breathing apparatus, raises and climbs ladders. Administers life support including controlling hemorrhage, performing cardiac emergency care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, providing airway maintenance, oxygen inhalation, external defibrillation treatment and splinting. Performs rescue operations by use of multiple heavy duty rescue tools, works in tight spaces.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Performs such activities as climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling in confined spaces, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and feeling. Able to work in a diverse environment and community. Must be clean shaven.
EDUCATION AND EXPEIRENCE
High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Post high school education a plus. Must be a U.S. citizen or have appropriate documentation from U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid Georgia driver’s license at time of application. Certifications: licensed as a Georgia EMT-I/AEMT/Paramedic is preferred. Applicants with experience will be evaluated for fast tracking.
A physical Agility Evaluation, Written Examination (passing score of 70 or higher), Background Investigation (State and National), Drug Screen, NFPA 1582 Compliant Medical Examination and an oral Interview. Candidates offered employment will typically be on a twelve (12) month probationary period. Candidates will also sign a three (3) year employment commitment contract with the City of College Park.
National Professional Qualifications (Pro-Board) certifications as a minimum; Firefighter I & Hazardous Materials-Operations; State of Georgia issued EMT-I or A/Paramedic licensure; Current BCLS/ACLS certification; Current BLS CPR certification; valid driver license with an acceptable driving record.
Applications for this position will be accepted until filled. Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application. An application may be obtained from the City’s website: www.collegeparkga.com or from the Human Resources Department located at 3667 Main Street, College Park, Georgia 30337.
City of College Park
Human Resources Department
3667 Main Street
College Park, GA 30337