RURAL METRO FIRE DEPARTMENT
8465 NORTH PIMA ROAD
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA 85258
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Updated: February 10, 2020
Job Classification: Firefighter/Paramedic - Lateral
The Rural Metro Fire Department is building an ongoing eligibility list for Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic. This position requires FireTEAM and a valid NTN CPAT.Rural Metro Fire is seeking experienced Firefighter/Paramedics to expand our team of highly trained public safety professionals. Being a member of Rural Metro Fire is a career with multiple growth opportunities. Each member of our organization is valued and are a vital part to the exceptional service we provide to our communities. This 2020 posting and all 2020 applications will expire on December 31, 2020
The purpose of this posting is to establish a recruiting process in order to meet prospective candidates and develop a mutual interest. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis, based on need, in order to invite select candidates into the pre-hire process. Highly qualified applicants may be invited to participate in pre-hire evaluations such as written testing, skills testing, physical ability testing, and/or interviews. Multiple positions will be filled.
Applicants must currently be employed as a full-time non-probationary Firefighter/Paramedic with a minimum of 12 months of continuous employment to be considered for lateral employment.
Position Summary: Firefighter/Paramedics under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and Advance Life Support medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.
Salary Information: $43,921.00- $58,116.00
Closing StatementThis brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Rural/Metro is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: High School diploma or GED required.
Valid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in accordance with Rural/Metro policy. DUI within last 5 years is disqualifying.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: Yes
Essential Functions: Customer Service
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, fire department personnel are frequently required to walk, sit, climb, crawl, kneel, bend, stoop, lift, talk, see, hear, feel, use clear speech and operate machinery. There is a need to reach and perform moderate (20-50 pounds) and frequent heavy (50-200 pounds) lifting during the use of tools and equipment, and while assisting others while extinguishing fires or treating ill/injured persons.
Firefighting may require an annual pack test. The Pack test refers to work capacity tests used to qualify individuals for Wildland firefighting duty. The pack test measures aerobic capacity, muscular strength and muscular endurance. The pack test requires completion at the arduous endurance level: a 3-mile hike with a 45-pound pack to be completed within 45 minutes.
Cognitive/Psychosocial Requirements & Mental Requirements:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed primarily in an indoor office environment; Firefighting, Medical Services and Rescue duties may be performed in or outdoors in potentially adverse conditions, such as, but not limited to: extreme heat, cold, wet, humid, and loud situations.