EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
o Vermont Operator’s License.
o Vermont or Pro Board-Certified Firefighter I and II
o Vermont Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification
o Vermont Hazardous Material – Decontamination certification
o Current CPAT certificate dated 12/16 or sooner
Possess ability to perform highly responsible duties of a complex nature, requiring
considerable initiative and judgment particularly in emergency situations which do
not fall clearly within established practices or precedents.
Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures relating to daily fire department
operations and emergency mitigation.
Knowledge of the City of South Burlington layout, streets and hydrant locations.
Knowledge of Firefighting principles, techniques and the skillful use of related
Knowledge of Emergency Medical Care principles, techniques and the skillful use of
Knowledge of Technical Rescue principles, techniques and the skillful use of related
equipment in the areas of Vehicle Extrication, Hazardous Materials, Rope Rescue,
Confined Space Rescue and Cold-Water Rescue.
Knowledge of and Possesses ability to utilize Emergency Medical Care principles,
techniques and the skillful use of related equipment at the ALS level
Possesses ability to operate fire engines, aerial devices, ambulances and other
Possesses ability to rely on sense of sight and hearing to help determine the nature of
an emergency and make operational decisions.
Possesses ability to make life or death decisions during emergency operations.
Possesses ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally.
Demonstrated competency in using word processing, computer-based incident
reporting systems and other software.
Possess ability to manage and maintain confidential information to include patient
medical information, criminal matters and fire and arson investigations which are
sensitive in nature and confidential.