Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Full-Time
  • CONCORD
  • Salary/Pay Grade: $25.76 an hour
  • Corresponding Documents: https://nhfa-ems.com/wp-content/uploads/job-manager-uploads/field_cfwjm9480/2022/08/Job-Bulletin-FF-PARAMEDIC.pdf
  • October 28, 2022

Website Concord Fire Department

DEPARTMENT: Concord Fire Department

TYPICAL WORK SHIFT/SCHEDULE: 24 hour shifts, 42 hours paid weekly.

STARTING SALARY: $25.76 with comprehensive benefits package.  Top of Scale is $37.32.
Program eligible for On the Job Training Benefits under the GI Bill.

CLOSING DATE: Continuous until filled.

TO FILL IMMEDIATE VACANCIES-APPLICATIONS REVIEWED DAILY

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants must complete and submit an online application and resume through the City of Concord Human Resources job application website which can be accessed at www.concordnh.gov.  Applications will be reviewed daily.

Additional Instructions:

Applicants must meet the hiring standards as defined in NH Fire Standards and Training Commission Administrative Rules:  Chapter Fire 700.

Following review of application upon receipt additional testing will be conducted to include a swim test for the top candidates.  The swim test date will be determined dependent on the number of applications received.  Applicants will be required to complete an oral board and thorough background check to include criminal record check, driver’s record check, references check, medical exam.

A City Application is required. Applications may be completed online at www.concordnh.gov. For more information on applying, please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535 (voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1. The City of Concord is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DP/V/LGBTQ

SUMMARY: Performs responsible work related to fire suppression, fire prevention education, rescue, hazardous material, and basic and advanced emergency medical services.

Examples of Duties:
Performs work related to fire suppression, fire prevention education, rescue, Hazardous Material, and advanced emergency medical services.

Conducts searches of fire building interiors for rescue of trapped persons; performs ventilation, overhaul, and advancement of hose lines to apply water to fire.

Evacuates people from hazardous areas such as burning buildings, hazardous atmospheres, damaged motor vehicles, and areas pending weather damage.

Drives, positions, and operates firefighting and rescue vehicles and watercraft independently and under direction.

Conducts basic phases of rescues from heights, building collapse, confined space entry, swift water, trenches/cave-in, ice/cold water, and extrication of injured persons from machinery, motor vehicles, and heavy equipment.

Performs basic and advanced emergency medical care for both the sick and injured; records personal and medical information of patients.

Completes digital media and medical-legal documentation of every patient care contact under the auspices of a state law requiring completion within twenty-four hours of event.

Provides direct supervision of Firefighter/EMTs while mitigating every medical emergency as the primary caregiver; directs all staff on scene toward the common goal of immediate stabilization and transport of the patient.

Determines and documents the medical necessity of emergency medical care for each patient under the federal Medicare and Medicaid requirements.

Explains to and documents for each patient the Health Insurance Privacy and Portability Act (HIPPA).

Develops, operates within, and reports findings on emergency medical pilot programs, including treatment modalities and equipment trials.

Operates a variety of general office equipment and communication equipment.

Ensures the continual access to fire hydrants year round, including removing ice and snow.

Maintains station, grounds, and equipment/apparatus; cleans and disinfects medical and rescue equipment; restocks supplies.

Completes requisitions, reports, repair orders, and maintenance checklists as required.

May serve as a member of a specialized team.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED;
OR
Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

Licenses and Certifications (must maintain):

Valid New Hampshire Driver’s License.

New Hampshire EMS Providers License- Paramedic (within 120 days of appointment)

New Hampshire Firefighter II (within 120 days of appointment)

Hazardous Materials – Operations.

Nationally Registered Paramedic (within 120 days of appointment)

Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) in accordance with NH Bureau of EMS Prerequisite Protocols (Must be acquired when eligible.)

To apply for this job please visit concordnh.gov.