COLTON - The City of Colton is offering an excellent
opportunity to join a progressive Fire Department
that has a strong Fire Union/Fire Chief working
relationship and encourages an outstanding working
environment. The department is constantly staffed,
with 13 personnel on duty each day. The Department
is also very active in the state wide mutual aid
system with both a type three, wild land engine and
OES type one engine. The department encourages
members participation in department committees in
such areas as EMS, Rescue, Training and in Apparatus/Equipment.
Under the general supervision of the Fire Captain, perform the full array of duties assigned to the Firefighter Paramedic class including responding to all calls for life support, fire suppression and fire prevention; demonstrate a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; occasionally assist in the training of lower level Firefighter positions; perform a variety of other tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility.
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Firefighter Medic. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of a high school diploma, a valid California driver?s license and a satisfactory driving record. Possession of valid EMT-P, ACLS and CPR Certifications at the time of application and a current American Heart Association BLS & ACLS Certifications are required. In order to be considered lateral candidate, applicants must currently be employed with a city, district, state or federal fire agency serving in the capacity of firefighter or firefighter/paramedic for a minimum of 24 months.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE CANDIDATES
1) Will have completed a state approved Fire Academy and be in possession of a CSFM FF1 certificate.
2) Will possess a valid California Driver License with a Firefighter Endorsement.
3) Lateral candidates encouraged to apply and will possibly have salary adjusted to level of experience.
Application packages will be evaluated and those candidates whose qualifications best meet the Cities needs will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Pursuant to the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, all new hires will be required to show proof of legal residence entitling them to work in the United States prior to hire.
The Recruitment/ Examination process will include (but it is not limited to):
City Employment Application with certification attachments
Paramedic Skills Assessment Center
Captain?s Oral Interview - For resumes, please prepare three (3) copies.
Medical Examination, including drug screening
Chief?s Oral Interview