THE CITY OF PORT HURON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform a variety of tasks when engaged in the combating, extinguishing and prevention of fires; answer medical calls, extricate and rescue individuals from fires and entrapment, respond to hazardous materials calls, and the operation and maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus and quarters; and to perform related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Work is performed under the supervision of a superior officer.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)
Respond to fire alarms with fire company, connect and control hose lines and nozzles, erect ladders, turn water on or off and use extinguishers, axes, hooks and lifelines.
Operate fire fighting apparatus, pumps and other auxiliary fire equipment.
Respond to emergency calls removing persons from danger and/or applying emergency medical techniques for life-threatening injuries.
Respond to rescue calls, operate auxiliary power equipment and/or deploy rescue boat and other gear during search and rescue work.
Perform general maintenance work in the upkeep of a fire station, clean and wash walls, care for grounds and make minor repairs.
Wash, hang and dry hose.
Wash, clean and polish fire apparatus.
Participate in fire prevention inspections.
Make periodic inspections, flow tests and maintenance of fire hydrants.
Post to daily station log, prepare accident and fire reports and other records.
Participate in overhaul and salvage operations.
Participate in drills and other departmental training functions.
Perform related work as required.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Knowledge of the geography, streets and principal locations in the city.
Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.
Mechanical aptitude and mental alertness.
Physically sound and active and must meet height, weight and physical requirements as established by policy.
Willingness to perform any assigned task.
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees.
An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience:
Graduation from an accredited high school, plus some responsible work experience.
Must have Fire Fighter Phase I and II training as required by the Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council (Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs).
Must possess a valid Michigan Basic EMT certification or higher.
Must have Hazardous Materials Operation Level.
Must have and required to maintain a valid State of Michigan driver=s license
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