SURPRISE FIRE-MEDICAL DISTRICT
14250 W. STATLER PLAZA, SUITE 101
SURPRISE, ARIZONA 85374
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Updated: June 16, 2021
Position Title: Paramedic
Surprise Fire-Medical Department is currently hiring for the position of Paramedic. Candidates are required to complete a department application before the closing date of 06/14/21. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will receive an email invitation to the written exam. The written exam must be complete by 6/25/21.
Department applications can be found here.
Salary Information: $16.40-$21.56 per hour based on a 40 hour work week
Benefit Information: Paramedics work a 48/96 hour schedule.Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Group Life & Additional Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Paid Medical Leave, AFLAC Supplemental Insurance. Employee Discounts, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, Other Paid Leave.
For more information on additional benefits, please Click here.
Department Contact InformationJohn Klidas, Battalion Chief, 623-222-5555
Department Overview: Paramedic is a non-sworn, non-fire suppression position in the Emergency Services Division of the Fire-Medical Department. Incumbents respond to emergency calls, maintain equipment, training and required certifications.
Age: Must be at least 18 years of age or older at time of hire.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: High school diploma or GED
Valid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Must have at the time of hire and be able to maintain a valid Driver License.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Academy Certification: No
Prior Experience: One year of experience as a Paramedic, or two years’ experience as an Emergency Medical Technician, or one year experience as a current Emergency Medical Technician with the Surprise Fire-Medical Department.
Necessary Certifications: Possession of a current Arizona Emergency Paramedic Certification at the time of application.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Hiring Process: Interviews, Pre-employment offer, Background check, Final Job Offer, Drug Screen
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
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.
Active work: Exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to life, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50-25 pounds of force frequency, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
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.