Carmel by the Sea

Firefighter/Paramedic (20102526)

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Emergency Medical Services
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Central Coast
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Full-Time
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4/30/2021 at 5pm
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$84,909.00-$100,976.00 Annually
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Description

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

$84,909-$100,976 Annually

$86,618 - $102,988 Annually (effective 07/01/2021)

 

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL PERIOD THROUGH CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA
8:00 AM (PST) MONDAY, APRIL 26 – 5:00 PM (PST) FRIDAY, APRIL 30

 

IMPORTANT NOTE (Written Test):

 All interested applicants must complete the written test through National Testing Network (NTN). To be considered in the application review, you should have completed the employment application and have taken the exam through NTN by the job posting closing date which is Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM (PST).   

The initial written testing is being conducted by the The National Testing Network (NTN).  In order to move forward in the application process, you must register with NTN, secure a testing date and successfully complete the exam which NTN will provide.  NTN offers technology that allows candidates to take the NTN public safety exam at home while being monitored by proctors.  This will maintain the integrity of the testing process while ensuring the safety of our candidates and employees. 

 

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea has an exciting opportunity to join the Carmel Firefighter/Paramedic team.  The City has five Firefighter/Paramedic employees on staff and is filling one vacancy at this time.   This is an extraordinary career opportunity to join one of the most world renowned, charming, and beautiful small coastal cities in the United States.  Carmel’s one square mile is home to a progressive, diverse, environmentally and civic-minded population of about 4,000 people.  The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is seeking a highly motivated Firefighter/Paramedic that wants to actively support our Village by providing a very high level of service to our residents.  Over the past year through the pandemic, our Firefighters/Paramedics have been vital to our community providing essential services and have exemplified courage, saving lives and inspiring hope on the frontlines every day. Some highlights include:

  • In February 2021, the Firefighter/Paramedics participated in regional training through the Monterey County Health Department to become trained and certified to administer the COVID vaccinations.  
  • In March 2021, the Firefighter/Paramedics administered the vaccine in conjunction with our fire department during a community vaccination clinic.  The clinic was opened for qualified recipients and homeless based on the State Tier categories.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and multi-cultural skills, have a strong commitment to community involvement, as well as the ability to exercise good judgment, self-restraint and tact in dealing with a variety of issues and situations.  Carmel-by-the-Sea is proud to be one of the few municipalities that provides hospital transport services.  Firefighter/Paramedics live and work in the shared fire station with peers from the City of Monterey Fire department that provide fire services along with coworkers and supervisors.  

 

Job Requirements

Age : 21 at time of hire

High School Grad/GED : High School Diploma or GED

Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver's License : California Class C; satisfactory driving record

Academy Certification :
Paramedic: Must be a licensed paramedic in the State of California with the following certifications; Advanced Life Support (ALS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life (PALS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or Intermediate Trauma Life Support (ITLS) and must be able to become accredited in Monterey County as an EMT-Paramedic within 90 days of employment. Candidates currently attending Paramedic school may submit applications for review.

Firefighter: It is highly desirable that candidates have successfully completed a basic California State Fire Marshal accredited academy or possession of Firefighter I or II certificate. Completion of Firefighter I certification within 12 months of hire.

CPR: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Card

CPAT: Possession of a valid (within 12 months of hire date) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) at time of conditional offer.

Overview of the Employment Process Written Test: The initial written testing is ongoing and is conducted by the The National Testing Network (NTN). In order to move forward in the application process, you must register with NTN, secure a testing date and successfully complete the exam which NTN will provide. NTN offers technology that allows candidates to take the NTN public safety exam at home while being monitored by proctors. This will maintain the integrity of the testing process while ensuring the safety of our candidates and employees. You must submit and upload your NTN score by the closing date on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM (PST).
 

Applicant Screening: Candidates who successfully complete the application screening will be invited to complete a Personal History Questionnaire.
 

Personal History Questionnaire: The PHQ is an online pre-employment background questionnaire. The department may use questionnaire as a screening tool.
 

Oral Board Interviews: The most qualified applicants on the basis of the application process and PHQ will be advanced to a virtual oral board interview to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.
 

Chief’s Interview: Candidates who successfully complete the Oral Board Interviews will be invited to a Command staff interview.
 

Formal Offer of Employment
 

Fire Academy (Approximately 16 weeks): TBD
 

Probation: 18 months from the date of hire per the MOU.

 

THE CITY OF CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY.

The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

Special Instructions

Overview of the Employment Process Written Test: The initial written testing is ongoing and is conducted by the The National Testing Network (NTN). In order to move forward in the application process, you must register with NTN, secure a testing date and successfully complete the exam which NTN will provide. NTN offers technology that allows candidates to take the NTN public safety exam at home while being monitored by proctors. This will maintain the integrity of the testing process while ensuring the safety of our candidates and employees. You must submit and upload your NTN score by the closing date on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM (PST).

  • Applicant Screening: Candidates who successfully complete the application screening will be invited to complete a Personal History Questionnaire.
  • Personal History Questionnaire: The PHQ is an online pre-employment background questionnaire. The department may use questionnaire as a screening tool.
  • Oral Board Interviews: The most qualified applicants on the basis of the application process and PHQ will be advanced to a virtual oral board interview to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.
  • Chief’s Interview: Candidates who successfully complete the Oral Board Interviews will be invited to a Command staff interview.
  • Formal Offer of Employment
  • Fire Academy (Approximately 16 weeks): TBD
  • Probation: 18 months from the date of hire per the MOU.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS :
Your online application and attachments must be submitted by the closing date. Incomplete or late materials are disqualifying. To submit your application, you must complete your candidate profile online at calopps.org. Your complete application must include:

  1. Online Application: The online application, including all supplemental questions, must be completed in its entirety. The application is the first step of the screening/examination process, so it is important to provide relevant information such as experience, education, training and work history. You may upload a resume and cover letter as optional information, but the resume and cover letter do not substitute for the online application.
  2. Essay Question: The online application will include an essay question. You may write your essay directly into the response field in the supplemental questionnaire section of your application, or you may write the essay in a separate electronic document and then copy/paste into that supplemental field.
  3. Valid California Driver’s License: Upload a copy of your California Driver’s License.
  4. Valid Paramedic Card: Upload a copy of your paramedic card.
  5. Valid CPR Card: Upload a copy of your CPR card
  6. Written Exam – The written exam is being conducted by The National Testing Network (NTN). In order to move forward in the application process, you must register with NTN, secure a seat for a testing date and successfully complete the exam which NTN will provide. NTN has the technology to allow candidates to take the NTN public safety exams at home while still being monitored by proctors. This will maintain the integrity of the testing process while ensuring the safety of our candidates and employees. The written exam is called “FireTEAM” and must be completed prior to the closing date of April 30, 2021.



The applicants who clearly show that they most closely meet the needs of this position in terms of training, experience, education, and other job-related characteristics will continue to participate in the recruitment process. This process will include evaluation and initial screening of the standard on-line City application to determine which candidates progress to the next phase.

The application submittal period through the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea begins at 8:00 AM (PST) on Monday, April 26, 2021 through Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5:00 PM (PST). 

All applications must be submitted on-line with the required documentation. Hard-copies, faxes, mailed and emailed application will not be accepted.

 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(831)620-2017
Contact email: