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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/16/2018
Job Category:
Physical Labor
Firefighter, Medic
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City of Owasso | Owasso, OK
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Job Description

City of Owasso Firefighter/Medic. Excellent pay and benefits.

Job Summary:

  • Work involves training for and participating in the preservation of lives and property during emergency situations.
  • Working under the direct supervision of the Fire Station Captain, the Firefighter/Medic will respond to fires, hazardous material spills/releases, technical rescues, and other emergency incidents and perform highly skilled work in providing emergency medical care to sick and injured persons on an Advanced Life Support ambulance and emergency apparatus.
  • Participate in fire suppression, prevention, inspection, rescue, emergency operation, public education and station and equipment maintenance activities.
  • Firefighter/Medics may work alone while in transit and must have the ability to multi-task, communicate clearly with others and have an understanding of the geographic area serviced.

Schedule: Shift work; currently 24-hours on and 48-hours off

Salary: Firefighter/EMT Paramedic beginning annual salary: $51,500* Firefighter/EMT Advanced enrolled in Paramedic School beginning annual salary: $44,600* Firefighter/EMT Basic enrolled in Paramedic School beginning annual salary: $41,600* *Includes EMT pro-pay, does not include education and other available pro-pays

Applicants currently employed with another municipal Fire Department who possess an IFSAC-Firefighter I Certification and have previous Advance Life Support experience may be eligible for lateral entry based on the Fire Chief's review of qualifications and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Must be Nationally Registered EMT Paramedic or EMT Advanced/Basic enrolled in a paramedic school program. (Verification of current enrollment status will be required)
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 45 at the time of hire, unless a current participant in the Oklahoma State Fire Pension & Retirement system
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Valid Oklahoma Driver's license with no citations within the last 3 years required
  • Must be able to attain reciprocity of EMT license with the Oklahoma State Department of Health upon hire
  • Must successfully pass Candidate Physical Agility Test, Written Exam and Oral Review Boards
  • Must successfully pass Fire Chiefs' Interview

Offer for Employment is contingent upon: Criminal Background Investigation Pre-employment Drug Screening OK Firefighters Pension & Retirement System Medical Physical


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