City of Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO, United States
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.
City of McKinney, TX
McKinney, Texas, United States
Summary WORKING FOR THE CITY OF MCKINNEY Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 2014, our community was named "The #1 Best Place to Live in America." Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family. That's why we exist. OUR CORE VALUES City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace. However, we also look after and support one another. All of us are guided by four employee-inspired values - Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE). We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture. All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment as a high performance organization. SUMMARY OF POSITION Under general direction of the Assistant Fire Chief, the purpose of the position is to oversee daily shift activities of an assigned work group. Responsibilities include but are not limited to daily planning and execution of emergency and non-emergency assignments consistent with the department's mission statement. Requires direct supervision of company officers with continual assessment of personnel capabilities, assignments, while maintaining a high level of readiness to manage in a dynamic and diverse environment. Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES In order for us to continue to achieve our primary function of making McKinney a better place to live, work, and raise a family, we hold these expectations for all employees. Learn and demonstrate an understanding of how team, department, and City goals are interconnected. Contribute to a positive work culture. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Ability to assess his/her work performance or the work performance of the team. Contribute to the development of others and/or the working unit or overall organization. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, to demonstrate team skills, and to perform a fair share of team responsibilities. Ability to continuously learn and develop through a mix of internal and external training opportunities, and if applicable, encourage subordinates to do the same. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversees and participates in the management of fire suppression, prevention, emergency medical services, training, disaster preparedness program, and accreditation services and activities, depending on assignment. Supervises personnel including instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; granting employee leave; monitoring standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; conducting and reviewing performance evaluations; administering discipline and recommending employee transfers as appropriate. Conducts daily staffing assessment for all stations in district; rotates personnel as needed. Recommends hiring and termination, rewards and discipline. Provides instruction to company officers; enforces departmental regulations; regularly inspects company personnel, quarters, equipment, and records. Responds to emergency and non-emergency incidents. Commands, assists and or operates at incidents as appropriate. Takes decisive action in emergency situations and reacts with calm, quick efficiency in making strategic and or tactical decisions in those situations. Establishes and monitors programs and office procedures regarding staffing, record keeping, inspections, and fire tactics. Directs activities of shift or staff personnel in response to alarms, fire suppression and rescue-salvage and EMS operations. Ensures tools, vehicles and apparatus, personal protective equipment, supplies to provide all levels of Fire and EMS service are available and / or ordered and kept in working order. Prepares reports and memoranda, and processes records and reports including computer analysis of various activities. Participates in budget development and coordination, prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations, submits justifications for budget items, monitor and control expenditures. May be assigned to manage various special plan development programs. Analyzes problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Participates in the development and administration of department goals, objectives and procedures. Plans, assigns, supervises and directs the operations and functions of one entire shift. May be called upon to act as Department Head in the absence of the Assistant Chief. Recommends updated policies and procedures to improve overall effectiveness of the department. Serves as an envoy for the department through involvement in the community, organizations, activities and events. Responsible for the establishment and accurate maintenance of records pertaining to emergency responses, inventory control, maintenance, budget, training and other assigned activities. Attends meetings and planning sessions and special functions on or off duty as appropriate. Deals effectively with personnel problems and discipline as defined by policies and procedure. Functions as a representative of the department in dealing with the public concerning specific problems or issues. Participates in and conducts fire training classes, drills, public education activities and community training. Coordinates pre-fire planning, company inspection activities, and conduct routine fire cause and origin investigations. Manages the formulation and implementation of professional development programs and training plans of subordinates. Keeps informed of new technologies and developments in the field of fire safety, fire suppression, emergency medicine, building construction, fire investigation, hazardous materials, and vehicle extrication and rescue, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) operations, training, public education and resource management. May serve as airport Incident Commander requiring special knowledge of crash fire rescue techniques, aircraft construction and safety and airport operations. Routinely inspects personnel, stations and equipment for compliance with department standards. This position has multiple assignments within the rank. Battalion Chiefs fill the role of Fire Marshal, EMS Chief, Training Officer, Shift Supervisor, and Accreditation Program Manager. Depending on assignment, this position may: May serve as accreditation program manager, developing, reviewing, revising, and maintaining the necessary framework (such as policies) and processes for the department in accordance with the Texas Fire Chiefs (TFCA) Best Practices Accreditation, Center for Public Safety Excellence Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI), Federal, state and local laws, and the National Fire Protection Association standards. Comply with all written City policies and procedures. Adhere to assigned work schedule as outlined in City and department attendance policies and procedures. Provide timely, accurate and thorough performance evaluations for supervised employees. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Perform other duties as assigned or directed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS Ability to embrace and embody the City's core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.). Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, and people to whom service is provided. Ability to produce desired work outcomes, including quality, quantity, and timeliness. Ability to plan and organize work, time, and resources, and if applicable, that of subordinates. The ability to work in a team environment; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates and customers with respect. Build professional relationships with internal staff and customers. Offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Required Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree; supplemented by five (5) years' experience at the rank of Battalion Chief (or higher), in a fire department of equivalent size or larger. Master Firefighter Certificate fromTCFP, or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment. Emergency Medical Technician. Paramedic preferred Hazardous Materials Operations training. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Must pass a drug screen, physical, background check, polygraph, and psychological evaluation Must pass annual physical agility test Must have Class C Texas Driver's License AutomaticDisqualifiers Specificdisqualifiers: Currently on probation or indictment for any criminal offense Other convictions will be considered case by case Discharge from the military under less than honorable conditions including: Bad Conduct Dishonorable Other than honorable condition Any other characterization of service indicating bad character An incomplete or falsified application An incomplete or falsified personal history statement Drug Use: The use of marijuana or marijuana substitute recreationally within the past 12 months. Illegal drug use (except marijuana) of any kind within the past ten years. Any illegal use of PCP or LSD regardless of time. Misuse of prescription medications (including illegal steroids) on a case by case basis. Intentional misuse of product on a case by case basis, i.e.tetraflouroethane(propellant in compressed air). Sale or distribution of any drug illegally regardless of time. Extensive use of any illegal drug will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Factors considered are number of times, length of usage and lifestyle improvements. *The Fire Department reserves the right to disqualify an applicant for any drug use regardless of the specificdisqualifierslisted herein. Driving Record: Your driver's license is currently under suspension or revocation Driving record contains three or more moving violations or two at-fault vehicle accidents within the past two years Convicted within the past three years of any of the following: DUI/DWI or other chemical substance-related driving Hit and Run Failure to stop and render aid at the scene of an accident Failure to disclose identification at the scene of an accident Negligent manslaughter involving a motor vehicle Excessive standard moving violations such as speeding, reckless driving, disregarding a traffic control signal, failure to signal, failure to keep right, following too close, etc. Physical Demands/Supplemental PHYSICAL DEMANDS Tasks involve the ability to exert very heavy physical effort in very heavy work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of heavy objects and materials (up to 100 pounds) and occasionally very heavier items (100 pounds or over). Some tasks require visual, odor, depth, and sound perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. WORK ENVIRONMENT Tasks may risk exposure to extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions, strong odors and/or smoke, strong and/or toxic chemicals and dust or pollen. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The City of McKinney is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to an alcohol / drug free workplace and to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. Closing Date/Time: 12/12/2019 5:00 PM Central