3-Firefighter/EMT-B, FF/Medic preferred but will consider FF/EMT-B (reduced salary and must obtain EMT-P certification within 2 years). Minimum salaries do
not include scheduled OT.
FIREFIGHTER / EMT – P – (24 on 48 off)
FIREFIGHTER / EMT – B – (24 on 48 off)
FF/EMT-Basic Base Salary $34,739. does not include scheduled OT
FF/Paramedic Base Salary $44,335.30. does not include scheduled OT
Medical, Life, Vision, ADD, State Retirement, Supplemental 401k (City pays 5%), paid continuing education
Dental, AFLAC, Supplemental Retirement (401k), Flex spending, Tuition assistance 50% of cost (only pertains to your job) when budget allows
Additional benefits for Fire/EMS:
NCSFA, NCAREMS, Accident and Sickness, ADD, Relief fund, Retirement, Grants and scholarship potential, Travel agency, Doctors Vision Center 25% off, Scholarships for children(in-line-death)
General Definition of Work: FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Performs intermediate protective service work providing fire suppression and emergency medical services; does related work as required. Work is often performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under regular supervision. Limited supervision may be exercised over volunteers.
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:
Responding to emergency calls; suppressing fires; providing basic and advanced life support emergency medical services; handling hazardous materials; preparing and maintaining detailed records.
(The following tasks are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
•Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, entry, ventilating, salvage work, emergency medical service and hazardous materials; provides basic life support service; performs detailed subjective and objective patient assessments within established protocols, stabilization and treatment; coordinates emergency care procedures with physician; prepares and maintains daily operations logs and incident report records.
•Drives ambulance and fire apparatus to and from emergencies; assists with hazardous materials incidents; maintains tools, apparatus and equipment in ready condition.
•Conducts pre-fire planning activities and fire prevention inspections.
•Assists in maintaining and inspection of fire apparatus, ambulances, equipment, apparatus and tools.
•Inspects, cleans and maintains fire hose, pumps, hydrants and related equipment.
•Assists in supervising volunteers; may serve as training officer for new personnel and volunteers.
•Presents programs to the community on safety, medical and fire prevention topics.
•Participates in continuing training and instruction program by individual study of technical material and attendance at scheduled drills and classes.
•Performs a variety of administrative tasks as assigned such as data entry, preparing activity reports and relaying information.
•Inventories, orders and stocks supplies on ambulances.
•Performs related tasks as required.
Graduation from an accredited high school, supplemented with additional advanced
courses and seminars in fire service and EMT-Paramedic training. Experience at
the fire engineer/EMT-P level in a fire fighting company preferred. Good working
knowledge of local patient care protocols helpful.
This is very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a respirator. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
Possession of an appropriate valid NC class B driver’s license; possession of
NCEMT-Paramedic certification; Must be ACLS & PALS certified, completion of BTLS or PHTLS encouraged. Must successfully pass pre-employment drug screening, physical agility test, and pre-employment competency written test. Completion of a scope of practice prior to employment.