Port Huron, MI -- FF/EMT-Basic

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Port Huron, MI -- FF/EMT-Basic

Post  Sean Wilson on Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:20 am

Fire Fighter

Application deadline: Fri., October 8, 2010 Present salary range: $36,559 - $56,245

Application, resume, cover letter and certificate/license copies required when applying for this position.
Applications can be downloaded from www.porthuron.org or picked up at the Human Resources Department, 100 McMorran Blvd., Port Huron, MI 48060
Required certificates and licenses must be current and valid.
FIRE FIGHTER

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform a variety of tasks when engaged in the combating, extinguishing and prevention of fires; answer first responder medical calls, extricate and rescue individuals from fires and entrapment, respond to hazardous materials calls, and the operation and maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus and quarters; and to perform related work as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Work is performed under the supervision of a superior officer.

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)

Respond to fire alarms with fire company, connect and control hose lines and nozzles, erect ladders, turn water on or off and use extinguishers, axes, hooks and lifelines.
Operate fire fighting apparatus, pumps and other auxiliary fire equipment.
Respond to emergency calls removing persons from danger and/or applying emergency medical techniques for life-threatening injuries.
Respond to rescue calls, operate auxiliary power equipment and/or deploy rescue boat and other gear during search and rescue work.
Perform general maintenance work in the upkeep of a fire station, clean and wash walls, care for grounds and make minor repairs.
Wash, hang and dry hose.
Wash, clean and polish fire apparatus.
Prepare meals.
Participate in fire prevention inspections.
Make periodic inspections, flow tests and maintenance of fire hydrants.
Post to daily station log, prepare accident and fire reports and other records.
Participate in overhaul and salvage operations.
Participate in drills and other departmental training functions.
Perform the duties of person-in-charge of a fire company when assigned.
Perform related work as required.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:

Knowledge of the geography, streets and principal locations in the city.
Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.
Mechanical aptitude and mental alertness.
Physically sound and active and must meet height, weight and physical requirements as established by policy.
Willingness to perform any assigned task.
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees.
An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school, plus some responsible work experience.
Must have Fire Fighter Phase II training as required by the State of Michigan.
Must have Basic EMT certification and training as required by the State of Michigan.
Must have Hazardous Materials Operation Level.
Must have and required to maintain a valid State of Michigan driver's license at all times.
For a complete description of the selection process click here.


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