Wednesday , April 17 2024

Modesto City Jobs – Firefighter Trainee

Website City of Modesto

Job Description:

The City of Modesto is looking for Firefighter Trainees who are responsible to respond to fire alarms, medical emergency and other calls to protect life and property; and to participate in fire prevention, training and station and equipment maintenance activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate all types of portable fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, aerial ladder equipment, emergency medical equipment and other rescue equipment.
  • Provide basic life support while responding to emergency medical incidents, analyzing and initiating patient care until relieved by proper medical personnel.
  • Respond to hazardous materials incidents.
  • Participate in fire inspection activities and other fire prevention and public education activities as assigned; ensure that businesses are operating in compliance with the fire code; maintain appropriate records and files.
  • Respond to fire alarms with assigned company; lay and connect hose; maintain pumping apparatus; hold nozzles and direct water streams; raise and climb ladders.
  • Administer first aid; assist paramedics at medical emergencies; apply techniques for the control of bleeding; utilize immobilization techniques to stabilize patient.

Job Requirements:

Ability to:

  • Learn the layout of the City’s water main system and street numbering system.
  • Learn to apply fire fighting and medical techniques and procedures.
  • Retain presence of mind in emergency situations.
  • Think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies.
  • Learn to understand and act in accordance with departmental policies, rules, and instructions in the field of fire fighting.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions promptly and accurately.
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of fire fighting equipment.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Possession of a current State of California Emergency Medical Technician I (EMT) card is required at time of application. A course completion certificate is NOT adequate.
  • Possession of a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card.
    Graduation from high school or possession of a G.E.D. certificate at the high school equivalency level.

Job Details:

Company: City of Modesto

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stockton, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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