HUALAPAI NATION EMERGENCY SERVICES
921 HUALAPAI WAY
PEACH SPRINGS, ARIZONA 86434
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Updated: March 09, 2021
Position Title: Firefighter
The Hualapai Nation Emergency Service is currently hiring for the position of Firefighter with 21 positions currently available. Interested candidates must complete the NTN Public Safety Self Assessments (PSSA) and a department application to be considered. The PSSA can be completed through you NTN account and the department application can be found here.
Salary Information: DOE/DOQ
Benefit Information: Medical, Dental, Life
Department Contact:Coleen Mahone or Sonja CrozierHuman Resources Department(928) 769-2215
Position Summary: Under general supervision of the captain, provides direct services, individually and as a member of a team in response to fire, rescue, hazmat, and other calls for service. Additionally, the firefighter will respond to medical emergencies and provide prehospital basic or advanced life support care to victims of injury and illness. A firefighter at a medical emergency scene will make medical decisions based on standing orders, protocols and orders from on and off line medical direction.
Department Overview: The Hualapai Nation Emergency Services is located in Northern Mohave County, Arizona near the UT/AZ border. We are located 106 miles SE of Las Vegas, NV and 163 miles NW of Phoenix, AZ.
Our first due area covers 1142 sq. miles of sparsely populated land area with 1621 citizens of which 1500 are Tribal members. This area broadly follows 108 miles of the Southern and Western rim if Grand Canyon National Park and Colorado River.
The Grand Canyon West Corporation estimates that they attract an estimated over 1 million people visiting Skywalk and the Grand Canyon, increasing the population by about 2,500 transient persons per day.
The Hualapai Nation Emergency Services operates from 3 stations, 2 of which are here in the Tribal seat city of Peach Springs and 1 station located at Grand Canyon West.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: Yes
Prior Experience: No
Duties and Responsibilities : Essential duties are a broad overview of the position expectations and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills or responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
PERFORMACE APPTITUDE : Physical Abilities:
Frequently sites, talks, hears and stands for potentially extended periods of time. Walks and uses hands to manipulate, handle and operate objects, tools, or controls. Reaches with hands and arms. Occasionally climbs or balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, and crawls. Employee is required to have near vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to move independently up to 50 pounds, pull objects weighing 40 pounds or more and will frequently lift objects in excess of 100 pounds.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools and Materials:
Tasks require the ability to operate computers, basic office equipment, telephone, two way radios, measuring devices, MDT, power tools, hand tools, chain saws, shovels, brooms, ladders, exhaust fans. Position also requires the ability to operate a car, truck, fire apparatus, ambulance, patient restraints, first aid equipment, oxygen, electronic testing equipment, medical equipment, and patient lifting devices. Furthermore, the position requires employee to utilize breathing apparatus, hearing and eye protection, firefighting clothing and hazardous chemical clothing.
Some work is performed in a fire station environment but
responds to emergencies and is subject to potential personal danger. Exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, fire, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim lights, toxic agents, explosives, firearms, water hazards, violence, disease and pathogenic substances. Exposure to hazardous conditions such as mechanical, electrical, chemical, burns, explosives, heights, physical injury, and fast moving vehicles. Exposure to toxic fumes, irritants, particulates, biological (infectious) and non-biological hazards, and/or heated gases, despite the use of personal protective ensembles and SCBA. Unpredictable emergency requirements for prolonged periods of extreme physical exertion without benefit of warm-up, scheduled rest periods, meals, access to medication(s), or hydration. Employee may frequently experience interruption in sleep, meals and/or other activities.
The various statements above are intended to describe the general nature of the position requirements to be performed by the employee. These statements are not intended to be all inclusive or exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, or skills required of the employee.
PREFERENCE: All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status, or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with Public Law 88-355, Section 703 (702-71) and public Law 93-638, Section 7B
THE HUALAPAI TRIBE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/PROGRAM
Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities