Roseville

Firefighter Paramedic II

PLEASE NOTE: The job specification was updated on 10/11/2018
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Fire
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Full-Time
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12/2/2018 at 12am
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$5,124.51-$7,240.80 Monthly
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Location

311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description

 

FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC II

 

 

SALARY:                                              $5124.51 to $7240.80 monthly (26 pay periods annually)

 

FINAL FILING DATE:                       We are accepting applications until closing  December 2, 2018.

 

TEST DATES:             Written Exam:    December 10, 2018.

                                                                Paramedic Skills Assessment:     December 18, 2018

 

YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

 

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and Full-time position of Firefighter Paramedic II in the Fire Department. 

 

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

 

DEFINITION

To respond to emergency situations related to protection of life and property by performing fire suppression, rescue, and basic/advanced life support activities; to participate in fire prevention duties including training and education; and to perform apparatus, equipment, and station maintenance.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the journey level class within the Firefighter Paramedic series and is distinguished from the Firefighter Paramedic I level by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Firefighter Paramedic I level.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general supervision from an assigned Fire Captain. May exercise technical and functional supervision over Firefighter Paramedic I.

 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Determine and provide basic and/or advanced emergency medical treatment as necessary according to established protocols using appropriate equipment and medical supplies; follow up patients through transfer of care.
  • Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; perform fire suppression duties including laying and connecting hoses; hold and direct a variety of suppression material streams; carry and operate chemical fire extinguishers; raise and climb aerial ladders; make forcible entry into buildings and control traffic around emergency sites as necessary.
  • Secure fire sites to control re-starts including knocking down structural appurtenances such as walls and roofs and assisting in investigating fire cause and origin; ventilate buildings and conduct overhaul, salvage and cleanup operations at site.
  • Operate a variety of emergency rescue tools and equipment to extricate victims from vehicles, confined spaces, trenches, collapsed buildings, or similar situations.
  • Respond to hazardous material incidents; mitigate situation and identify material and determine proper procedure for handling and disposal.
  • Participate in fire inspection of businesses and other fire prevention activities as assigned, including conducting routine patrols during declared fire season; ensure compliance with the Fire Code and identify potential fire hazards.
  • Participate in training activities and drills related to firefighting techniques, emergency medical care, and proper use of apparatus, equipment, and tools; maintain current knowledge of firefighting and medical response techniques and department rules and regulations; may serve as drill instructor as assigned.
  • Perform public education activities such as making presentations and providing demonstrations and conducting tours; participate in community events that encourage awareness of emergency services and techniques.
  • Drive, operate, and maintain fire trucks and other emergency vehicles; operate engine pumping equipment and apparatus. 
  • Assist in maintaining clean and orderly conditions in and around fire station; clean and service firefighting equipment, inspect and test equipment carried on fire trucks and engines; check and ensure adequate supplies are available; perform general custodial duties as required.
  • Maintain appropriate records, logs, and files; prepare required reports.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge of:

  • Basic principles, practices, procedures, and use of firefighting and emergency apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, and facilities.
  • Current medical principles, practices and procedures related to basic and advanced life support emergency patient treatment and proper administration of various medications.
  • Technical principles, practices, procedures, and use of firefighting and emergency apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, and facilities.

 

Ability to:

  • Learn and perform firefighting, emergency rescue, and medical aid duties in response to calls for service.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job and observe safety rules; remember how to locate and operate equipment; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember various rules and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at a desk or in a vehicle for long periods of time; walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; wear firefighter clothing and carry equipment; lift or carry weight of 110 pounds; climb ladders and work from elevated positions.
  • Learn and demonstrate required mechanical skills in the operation of firefighting equipment and demonstrate physical aptitude needed in the performance of firefighting and rescue activities.
  • Provide basic and advanced life support emergency medical treatment in accordance with established protocols.
  • Learn to drive and operate fire/emergency vehicles as required.
  • Work assigned shift schedules; be available for call-back.
  • Work unusual and prolonged work schedules during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances in varying weather and temperature conditions. 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Perform firefighting, emergency rescue, and medical aid duties in response to calls for service.
  • Demonstrate required mechanical skills in the operation of firefighting equipment and demonstrate physical aptitude needed in the performance of firefighting and rescue activities.
  • Drive and operate fire/emergency vehicles as required.

 

Experience and Training

 

Experience:

  • Two years of experience as a paid full time Paramedic at the rank of Firefighter or above with an urban/suburban agency providing services similar to those of the City of Roseville Fire Department.

Training:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.  

 

License or Certificate

  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license or higher (Class B or A) by date of appointment.  A Firefighter endorsement is required by completion of the Roseville Fire Department Training Academy.
  • Candidates must provide a CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) card issued between December 2, 2017 and December 2, 2018
  • Possession of a California Paramedic License or current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic Certificate by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS Agency (SSV) accreditation by date of completion of the Roseville Fire Department Training Academy.

 

AND

 

  1. Possession of a California Firefighter I Certificate as issued by the California Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM).

 

OR

 

  1. Possession of a California Firefighter I Certificate of Completion from a California Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Accredited Fire Academy conducted by an Accredited Local Academy (ALA) or an Accredited Regional Training Program (ARTP).

 

Possession of a California Firefighter I Certificate issued by the California Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) within one year of date of appointment.

 

OR

 

  1. Candidates from out of state in possession of Firefighter I certification from an outside entity, including the Department of Defense, that are seeking California State Fire Training Reciprocity must have the following:

 

Possession of a Firefighter I Certificate issued by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification (Pro Board) accredited agency.

 

                                        Possession of a Wildland Firefighter I Certificate issued by an International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification (Pro Board) accredited agency.

 

Possession of a First Responder Operational Hazmat Certificate issued by an International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualification (Pro Board) accredited agency.

 

                                        Possession of a California Firefighter I Certificate issued by the California Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) within one year of date of appointment.

 

 

EMPLOYEES MUST BE TOBACCO FREE AND CANNOT USE TOBACCO PRODUCTS ON OR OFF DUTY

 

It is mandatory that you provide a copy of the required certificates listed above by completing a one-time upload to the online application system when applying or e-mailing them to the Human Resources Department at recruitment@roseville.ca.us by December 2, 2018.  Failure to submit the required documents will result in disqualification. Please limit your attachments to the required documents only.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The recruitment process will include a written exam, December 10, 2018, and a skills assessment scheduled for December 18, 2018.  After the exam and assessment, applicants will be scored in a Formula Rating evaluation using a predetermined formula. Scores from this ranking will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. The Fire Department will screen to those candidates that best meet the needs of the department.  Not all candidates in reachable ranks may be invited to the Department interviewing process. Final appointment is contingent on passing a background investigation, passing a City-paid pre-employment medical exam, a drug and alcohol screening test and a psychological exam.

 

 

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS.  MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

Benefits

For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here.  This position is in RFF.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5475