Position Detail:

Los Alamos Fire Department
137 Longview Drive
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Los Alamos County

505-662-8302 - fax

Hiring Information:

Position: Firefighter 1
Last Filing Date:  September 30, 2019

Special Instructions:  




Minimum Qualifications:
?High School Diploma or GED.
?One year of experience as a LAFD Fire Cadet, plus certification or equivalent for completion of all requirements of LAFD and the NFPA 1001 for Firefighter I OR two years? experience with any career fire department comparable LAFD and certification or equivalent for completion of all NFPA 1001 requirements, at the discretion of the Chief.
?Must be eighteen years of age.
?Must be a United States Citizen.
?Must possess, or ability to obtain within first thirty days of employment, and maintain a valid New Mexico CDL-E driver?s license.
?Must promote to Firefighter II within 12 months of employment or within one year of promotion to Firefighter I.
?Must possess, or ability to obtain within probationary period, and maintain an EMT (B, I or P) license that qualifies for NMAC 27.2 Certification and Licensing requirements, and maintain positive Medical Direction status. If non-New Mexico EMT, including Paramedic, license, must pass New Mexico State licensing examination and achieve positive Medical Direction status before end of new hire probationary period.
?Must obtain ICS 100, 200, 700, 800B and 804 certifications or equivalents by the end of probation.
?Must possess, or must make application for a DOE Q clearance within thirty days of employment with ability to obtain, and maintain a DOE Q clearance and is subject to additional federal background investigation. Prior to issuance of the Q clearance, must be eligible at all times to be escorted into secured areas until such time as the initial investigation period has expired and a Q clearance is issued. Subsequently, should Q access authorization be under review, but not suspended or revoked, and employee remains eligible to be escorted into a secured area, a reasonable time for reinstatement shall be allowed.
?Successful passing of the LAFD examination related directly to the job duties by receiving satisfactory scores on an assessment of their abilities.
?Successful completion of an examination by a licensed physician and be free of any physical condition as listed in the LAFD Medical Standards per NFPA 1582.
?Be free of any mental or emotional condition, which might adversely affect performance. May be required to be examined by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist.
?Successful completion of the physical agility standard requirements of the LAFD and annually thereafter.
?Successful completion of mandatory drug screening and subsequent random drug screenings.
?Successful completion of the background investigation, including FBI fingerprint check.
?Must not have been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude.

Preferred Qualifications for Firefighter I:
?Associates or higher level degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Science or related field.
?Current DOE Q Clearance.
?Current Paramedic Certificate or License.

Starting Salary:  $15.62
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   Human Resources Division, County of Los Alamos
1000 Central Avenue, Suite 230

Los Alamos, NM 87544
Job Line 505-662-8039

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: 20,000
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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