Provides response to fires, emergency calls, administers life support techniques and procedures based on patient assessment, including all skills at the EMT level. Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fire including rescue, entry, and ventilation and salvage work. Provides response to emergency calls and administers emergency medical care to include first aid, CPR, airway management and oxygen administration. Operates fire and emergency medical equipment, as certified. Participates in post-fire operations of cleaning and salvage. Completes necessary records and reports for fire calls and emergency calls including information for billing documentation and legal accountability. Reports facility maintenance, radio, vehicle and equipment problems to appropriate level of authority. Performs routine maintenance and servicing of equipment including washing and waxing trucks, checking batteries, checking fuel and oil levels, cleaning and drying hoses, inspection of hose and hose connections for damage and wear. Attends in-service classes to maintain current knowledge of fire suppression and emergency medical technology, participates in physical training. Performs related duties as required.
Valid North Carolina Class C driver?s license. Emergency Medical Technician with defibrillator certification issued by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. Level II Firefighter Certification issued by the North Carolina Department of Insurance. Subject to recruit school, departmental skill assessment and probationary trial.
Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical required. EOE
Driver Operator Certification and Emergency Vehicle Driver certification
Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, running, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must possess the visual acuity to operate cars and other equipment.