Fire Fighter Jobs – Firefighter

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue provides fire suppression and emergency medical services for the unincorporated areas of Hillsborough County. From its beginnings in the 1950s as an all-volunteer force, HCFR has seen many changes. Since hiring our first full-time career firefighters in 1973, the department has steadily evolved into one the largest, most progressive departments in the state, answering more than 100,000 calls for service per year.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responds to fire alarms and performs search, rescue and fire suppression operations to combat fires.
  • Operates hand and power tools to ventilate structures; positions and climbs ladders; pulls hoses from truck bed and connects to hydrant and pump apparatus; operates water charged hose lines of various sizes to combat fires.
  • Performs salvage and overhaul operations to minimize damage.
  • Provides emergency medical care within limits established by standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Assists paramedic in providing patient treatment and medical procedures.
  • Provides verbal, written and computer reports pertaining to condition and care of patients at emergency scenes and in transit as required.
  • Safely and efficiently operates emergency response vehicles.
  • Conducts pre-fire planning of commercial buildings, hospitals, schools and other buildings.
  • Performs maintenance on department equipment, grounds, furnishings or structures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Some knowledge of building construction as it relates to fire behavior and fire suppression and control.
  • Skill in the use and care of hand tools and equipment.
  • Ability to identify patient conditions based on signs and symptoms.
  • Ability to identify mechanical failures of equipment.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to make sound decisions quickly under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to lift and carry weights up to 90 pounds.
  • Ability to perform duties under hazardous conditions requiring considerable physical exertion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally, non-verbally, and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability and willingness to perform housekeeping activities.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • High School Grad/GED
  • Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate
  • Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Paramedic

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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