Position Detail:

Sebring Fire Department
600 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870

Highlands County


Hiring Information:

Position: Firefighter/EMT
Last Filing Date:  June 15, 2018

Special Instructions:  




Professional firefighting duties of varied nature under the direction of a superior officer.


The duties and responsibilities of this job description are illustrative only and are not meant to be all-inclusive. Job responsibilities also include any other duties as assigned by the City. The City reserves the right to vary, add to, eliminate, or otherwise modify the job duties set forth in this description at any time and for any reason.

Responds to fire alarms with a fire company and performs firefight?ing duties as assigned
Operates varied pieces of fire apparatus and equipment to extinguish fires
Ventilates burning buildings to eject smoke and gases
Performs salvage and cleanup operations at fire scenes
Rescues and removes persons from danger
Makes periodic inspections of buildings to locate fire hazards
Attends training sessions in such subjects such as firefighting and inspection methods, equipment operation and emergency medical treatment
Performs cleaning and maintenance tasks on department buildings and equipment
Performs hydrant maintenance
Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Requires High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Licenses or Certifications: Completion of Firefighter II and Emergency Management Technician. Florida Certification as a Firefighter II. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course ? Fire apparatus and Wildland Urban Interface. Incident Command Systems ? 100, 200, 700 and 800.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
? Ability to gain knowledge of the street locations, geography and takes of construction in the City.
? Ability to gain knowledge of the various types of fire hazards of the City
? Knowledge and skill in the use of emergency medical treatment practices
? Knowledge of firefighting techniques, policies, procedures, and practices
? Ability to learn and perform many and varied firefighting techniques and procedures
? Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
? Ability to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions
? Ability to work at heights
? Ability to drive fire apparatus over the road safely under emergency conditions
? Skill in the use and maintenance of firefighting equipment
? Successful completion of all medical and fitness require?ments

Special Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with applicable law.
? Meet physical requirements as indicated for State certification
? Must endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under unfavorable and life-threatening situations
? Driving heavy vehicles and equipment
? Heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying

Miscellaneous Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description. The City of Sebring does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Religion, Age or Disability in Employment or Provision of Services. Drug-Free Work Place, EOE, Vet. Preference. Apply: For an application visit www.mysebring.com or City Hall, 368 S Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 or contact (863) 471-5100. ** Successful applicant(s) shall obtain & maintain physical residency in the County within twelve months of hire.** Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with applicable law. The City of Sebring has the right to revise this job description at any time. This the description does not represent in any way a contract of employment. E.O.E. The City of Sebring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or military service in employment or the provision of services.

Starting Salary:  $13.3570/hr Plus Benefits
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   Sebring Human Resources
368 South Commerce Avenue

Sebring, FL 33870

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: N/A
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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