Tuesday , April 16 2024

Fire Departments Hiring – On Call Firefighter

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

Firefighters perform public safety work involving the protection of life and property by fighting fires, responding to emergency incidents, and using Emergency Medical Services (EMS) skills. This is general duty firefighting work in the protection of life & property through combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires. Work involves performance of potentially hazardous tasks under emergency conditions and may involve extreme exertion under such handicaps as smoke, heat, and cramped surroundings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates fire apparatus, operates ambulance and rescue truck, uses hydraulic equipment for extrication of victims trapped in vehicles or buildings.
  • Participates in continuing training and instruction programs by individual study or technical material and attends training classes in firefighting, emergency medical care and related subjects.
  • Force entry of premises for firefighting and rescue operations, uses chemical fire extinguishers, axes, claw tools, ceiling hooks and other equipment and tools; makes openings in buildings and ventilation.
  • Removes people from danger, administers emergency medical care to injured people and performs cleanup and overhaul work.
  • Conducts station tours for public, school and community demonstrations and programs.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency incidents, fights fires and utilizes either basic life support (BLS) or advanced life support (ALS) for victims of accidents or other emergencies.
  • Assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, advancing lines, entry, ventilation and salvage work and extrication.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to perform some mechanical work involved in operating and maintaining firefighting apparatus, equipment, and tools.
  • Ability to deal firmly, yet courteously with the general public at emergency scenes as well as in non-emergency situations.
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations and to transmit this to victims to reduce likelihood of panic.
  • Ability to learn the street system and physical layout of the City of Rhinelander
  • Ability to perform emergency medical care, operate independently and competently in emergency situations under conditions of stress.
  • Ability to learn to operate fire apparatus and use firefighting tools within a reasonable period.
  • Ability to learn firefighting principles, practices, and methods.
  • Ability to climb ladders, work at heights and exert self physically for sustained periods.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Graduation from high school or successful completion of G.E.D. test.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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