Requires an associate’s degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience in fire science and emergency medical services or a closely related field.
None required. A minimum of one year of related, full-time equivalent experience is preferred.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Requires a valid driver’s license or commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a driving record in compliance with City Driving Standards. Special skills and/or certifications including Firefighter certification will be required within a specified period of time. EMT-Intermediate, or EMT-Paramedic, certification is required upon hire. Selected candidates with Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate are required to obtain Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic within 24 months from the last date of probationary status.
Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.