City of Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO, United States
Nov 03, 2019Full Time
Full-time position available with the Fire Department. Starting salary: $3,287/month. Salary incentive after a year of successful employment. Work Location: Varies Normal Work Days/Hours: Varies Application Deadline Date: December 2, 2019 Responsibilities Responsible for all patient care (Advanced as well as Basic Life Support) according to patient care modalities in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, statutes and protocols. Documents patient medical records. Provides direction to other crew members, as it pertains to patient care. Serves as an emergency responder in fire protection, rescue services and hazardous materials response. Responds to alarms of fires or other emergencies with a pumper company, operates assigned pumps, aerial ladders and auxiliary equipment. Lays and connects hose, and directs fog, chemical and water streams. Raises and climbs ladders. Uses chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines, and related equipment. Responds to emergency calls for drownings, inhalator cases, accidents and natural or other catastrophes. Administers emergency medical care per procedures prescribed by Emergency Medical Services Director and to the individual's standard of training as a Paramedic. Participates in fire drills and attends classes in firefighting, emergency medical care, and related subjects. Inspects buildings and premises for compliance with fire prevention ordinances, for pre-planning and familiarization activities, and delivers public education material. Performs general custodial work in the upkeep of departmental apparatus, equipment and structures. Participates in special details for pumping flooded basements, tracing dangerous gas leaks or smoke. When assigned to the airport duty as a member of the fire and rescue squad, responds to all aircraft emergencies, such as potential hazardous landings, aircraft fires, crashes, and airport structural fires. Receives specialized training for aircraft familiarization and firefighting techniques applicable to combating aircraft fires and crashes. Qualifications REQUIRES high school diploma or possession of a state-issued GED/HiSET. Must be 18 years of age by December 2, 2019. Must not have turned 30 years of age prior to December 2 2019. Must possess a valid driver's license at time of application and appointment. Must possess a valid Missouri State Paramedic License or National Registered Paramedic (EMT-P) license, obtain and maintain City privileges at the Paramedic level, and obtain and maintain ambulance credentialing. Must successfully meet all requirements of the KCFD Academy and be able to obtain Missouri State FF I & II within the first year of employment. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. Information must be clearly specified in application materials. If applying online, be sure to enter driver's license information. Making a copy of driver's license and Paramedic license and attaching it to your application materials is advised. Preference given to those who possess Firefighter I & II certifications. Other Information URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010. POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT. The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment. For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate. For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree. Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline. Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T. All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.