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COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS:
To support the health and safety of our employees, work spaces, and the public with whom we interact, the City requires newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have received an approved accommodation based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice. Please let us know if you’d like to discuss the policy or available accommodations before proceeding with our recruitment process.
Only Full-time Certified Firefighters EMT I or above need to apply!
Reports to: Fire Officer
Hours of Work: Full-time
Leadership - Seek and incorporate customer feedback for continuous improvement. With a positive attitude create a productive, motivating, and ethical work environment. Promote development of leadership, management and technical skills for self and other employees. Create a high performance culture.
Effective Management – Demonstrate a commitment to safety and ability to ensure high quality services and values. Contribute to a superior work culture. Be accountable for the proper maintenance of personal and departmental equipment. Provide responsive and timely feedback on status and progress of work.
Teamwork - Provide and require excellent customer service through cooperative and collaborative team and individual efforts. Create an atmosphere of reliance and collaboration. Build effective relationships coworkers to develop a culture of teamwork, and cultivates positive relationships with the general public.
Quality Service - Prevents, mitigates, combats, suppresses and extinguishes fires; provides basic emergency care to sick or otherwise injured; performs salvage overhaul after fire is suppressed. Inspects fire department equipment during tour of duty to ensure preparedness and efficient response to emergency and non-emergency incidents. Performs fire prevention building inspections and building familiarization activities such as pre fire plans to mitigate risk. Inspects incident scenes post response to diagnose the origin of an incident. Conducts fire education programs to diverse audiences. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Inspects all emergency care equipment during tour of duty to provide for preparedness in the event of an incident. Completes requisite documentation after emergency calls. Conducts CPR education programs to diverse audiences. Performs related duties as assigned by station officers.
Minimum Qualifications & Physical Requirements:
How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at www.decaturga.com
The City of Decatur is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.