City of Tolleson
  • 25-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Tolleson, AZ, USA
  • $43,514.85
  • Salary
  • Full Time

IMPORTANT RECRUITMENT INFORMATION READ THIS POSTING IN ITS ENTIRETY.

 

The City is actively recruiting to fill a vacancy by hiring a fire fight. This can be done via lateral transfer subject to Auto Aid policy, or by attending regional academy.

Position Description 

The purpose of this position is to provide fire suppression and emergency medical service along with fire prevention, hazardous materials response/mitigation, public education, and problem solving. This is accomplished by providing maintenance of the Fire Department equipment; performing emergency medical services; conducing fire suppression and related services; participating in training; providing community and customer service; and performing various administrative functions. Other duties include maintaining strength and cardiovascular health via physical conditioning and exercise; attending staff meetings; interacting with citizens and other departments and agencies; conducting hydrant test flow and inspection and service records; performing life safety inspections; and maintaining proper records. 

Job Information 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled                      Salary: $43,514.85 in Academy, After Fire Academy $49,327.12

Qualifications

Applicant must be at least 20 years old on date of written test, and have a high school diploma or GED. Must have current CPAT at time of offer. Must provide a three (3) year driving history report from MVD and certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the State of Arizona or Certification as a Paramedic with the State of Arizona along with your employment application. Valid Arizona driving license upon hire.

Important Information (Read Carefully)

Your application submittal must include the following documents:

  • Three (3) year driving history report
  • Current Arizona EMT or Paramedic Certification*
  • Must have current CPAT at time of offerThese documents should be attached to your complete on line application. If you are unsuccessful attaching these documents to your application, scan and send via email as a PDF file to hr@tolleson.az.gov. Emailed photos of the documents will not be accepted. Do not send any additional documents other than those requested. Please include your FIRST and LAST NAME in email subject line. Do not mail or deliver these documents.*Applicants with out of state EMT or Paramedic certifications must have Arizona reciprocity prior to accepting an offer. Your current certifications, however, must still accompany your application submittal.

Skill and Knowledge

Emergency Medical Technician basic life support procedures and paramedic support procedures;

Principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation and maintenance;

Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies;

Dealing effectively with people under stressful situations;

Understanding and following oral and written directions promptly and accurately;

Performing mathematical calculations;         

Emergency Medical Technician basic life support procedures and paramedic support procedures;

Basic mathematical and science skills;

Principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation and maintenance;

City geography and road system;

Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies;

Thinking and acting quickly and effectively in emergencies;

Dealing effectively with people under stressful situations;

Reading maps and providing travel directions;

Understanding and following oral and written directions promptly and accurately;

Providing customer service;

Performing mathematical calculations;

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

 

Physical Demands

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, and repetitive motions.

Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, blood and other bodily fluids, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, travel and environmental conditions such as disruptive people, imminent danger, and a threatening environment.

Additional Application Information

Successful candidates must complete background check, psychological and fitness examination. Fingerprint criminal history required.

It is important that your application shows all relevant work experience and education. Work experience must be noted on the application. Applications may be rejected if not fully complete. Your resume may not be substituted as an application.

Eligibility list is active for two years upon creation, however term may be shortened or lengthened with the approval of the Human Resources Director.  

Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation, if needed, by contacting Human Resources at 623-936-7111.  

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