Entry-level Firefighter/EMT

Marysville Fire District RFA   Marysville, WA   Full-time     Emergency Med Tech / Paramedics
Posted on September 1, 2022
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This position respond to and performs fire suppression, emergency medical service work, fire prevention, public education, training and maintenance duties for and during an assigned shift.

Salary Range:  $5,871.83 per month, plus health insurance and excellent retirement benefits.  

Essential Duties:

  • Responds to emergency incidents involving fire as part of a firefighting team, engages in all types of firefighting activities which include but are not limited to rescue, protection of exposures, confinement of fires, extinguishment of fire, overhaul of fire scenes, ventilation and salvage operations, responds to major alarms when called in from off-duty, operates/utilizes all machinery, equipment and supplies appropriate for area of assignment.
  • Responds to emergency medical alarms, locating patients and identifying the nature of any illness or injury and, under supervision or general orders, initiate and administer proper and continuous emergency medical treatment at the scene until patients are delivered to a medical facility for further treatment if necessary.
  • Responding to patient and family needs in a timely and professional manner. Communicating with the patient and family regarding conditions, treatment and recommended therapy.
  • Driving and operating appropriate department vehicles, as qualified, to the scene of a fire, accident, or EMS alarm.
  • Provides maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Ensures members are working/operating in a safe and prudent manner.
  • Complies with district policies and procedures.
  • Participates in training and drills.
  • Performs fire prevention activities including inspections, public education and pre-fire planning
  • Performs various record keeping functions, i.e. incident reports, drill reports, station journals, etc.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other fire department employees, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Performs similar or incidental duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Be a minimum of twenty-one (21) years old at time of hiring.
  • Requires a valid Washington State Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the Department’s insurance carrier at all times.
  • Requires Emergency Medical 1 Technician Certification (EMT).
  • Requires IFSAC Firefighter I Certification.
  • Must be CPAT Certified only for initial hiring.