$5,050.00 – $6,384.00 Monthly
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
General knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of firefighting and EMS; geography of the city and major fire hazards within the city and protected areas; rules and regulations of the Fire Department; operation and maintenance of the various types of apparatus and equipment used by the Fire Department; knowledge and use of computers and related software and equipment.
Skill in operation of tools and equipment used.
EMT/Basic: Ability to learn the operation of fire suppression and other emergency equipment; perform strenuous physical tasks under adverse environmental conditions; act effectively in emergency and stressful situations; and follow verbal and written instructions.
EMT/Paramedic: Ability to obtain by the end of the training period and maintain paramedic medical standing order privileges from the Fire Department Medical Director; learn the operation of fire suppression and other emergency equipment; perform strenuous physical tasks under adverse environmental conditions; act effectively in emergency and stressful situations; and follow verbal and written instructions.
Must be 19 years or older at the time of employment.
Must have a current state of Oregon EMT-Basic certification; preference may be given to those who possess a current Oregon EMT-Paramedic certification or equivalent certification. A copy of your certification must be attached to your application.
If certification held is not from the State of Oregon, a condition of continued employment is contingent on the ability to obtain an Oregon certification. If Oregon EMT-Paramedic reciprocity is anticipated, an associate’s degree is required.
Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in any state, and three years of licensed driving experience by time of employment.
First Responder Operations certification or Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations equivalent. A copy of your certification must be attached to your application.
NFPA Driver, Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) certification or equivalent. A copy of your certification must be attached to your application.
Must meet the City’s physical qualifications and pass a background check, medical and psychological exams, and drug screen prior to appointment at the entry level.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language; preference may be given for bilingual skills.
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Use of cigarettes is prohibited, and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited while involved in City of Albany events.
The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.