Firefighter – Jenks, Oklahoma

Job Title
Firefighter

Job Description
The City of Jenks is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter. Up to $8,500 hiring incentive for those who qualify.

Minimum Qualifications
POSITION TITLE: PAID FIREFIGHTER
DEPARTMENT: FIRE AND RESCUE

Summary
Under direction of a Captain or other assigned personnel, a firefighter performs work in fire suppression, emergency medical response, rescue, hazardous materials response, and other related work as required. Work is physically demanding and performed under emergency and non-emergency conditions. This work may be very hazardous at times and pose considerable personal risk to the firefighter.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responds to emergency incidents
• Drives and operates apparatus and assists in the suppression of fires, conducts rescue, forcible entry, ventilation, salvage and overhaul work
• Responds to emergencies and administers proper emergency medical aid
• Administers emergency medical care to patients as prescribed by protocol
• Responds to hazardous materials incidents and executes appropriate mitigation measures
• Assists in maintaining and cleaning fire and rescue stations and grounds as prescribed
• Participates in continuing education and other required training programs
• Maintains all training levels as required
• Conducts public safety programs and tours of fire stations.
• Performs special projects as assigned
• Adheres to policies and procedures

Qualifications:
• United States Citizen
• 21 years of age
• Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with acceptable driving record
• Current National Registry EMT-Basic certification
• Firefighter I certification • No felony convictions
• Pass physical agility test and Oklahoma firefighters pension physical
• Pass extensive background check
• Pass drug screening
Pay & Benefits

Pay and Benefits
• Probationary Firefighter $32,080
• Generous sick leave
• Vacation/Holiday leave (20 shifts a year)
• Uniform allowance ($ 550 a year)
• Life insurance policy equal to base salary
• Health insurance for the individual

Hiring Incentive (based on training & experience)
• $8,500 – FFI Certification & National Registry EMT-B with 2 years full time or 5 years volunteer experience
• $5,000 – FFI Certification & National Registry EMT-B

Salary
Probationary year firefighter $32,080

Closing Date
Open until filled

How To Apply
To apply go to the City Government section here:

http://jenks.com/city/available-jobs

Instructions are posted on the website.

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