Joint Recruitment with the City of Colton
Application Deadline - April 10, 2017
Loma Linda - $5.557 - $7,274
Colton - $5,905 - $7,178
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS OUTSTANDING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION AT
DO NOT USE LOMA LINDA CITY APPLICATION ABOVE
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The Cities of Colton and Loma Linda are conducting a joint recruitment for the position of Firefighter Paramedic. A single eligibility list will be established from this recruitment. Candidates who successfully complete the testing process may be selected to fill vacancies occurring in either department for the duration of this eligibility list. For more specific information about each agency please review the included information or visit each City's web page.
Under the general supervision of the Fire Captain, perform the full array of duties assigned to the Firefighter Paramedic class including responding to all calls for life support, fire suppression and fire prevention; demonstrate a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; occasionally assist in the training of lower level Firefighter positions; perform a variety of other tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
¨ The ideal candidate for this position will possess knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas: human anatomy and physiology; pharmacology; physics; paramedic protocol ; and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; complex principles, practices and procedures of modern firefighting and rescue and the operation and general maintenance of fire fighting vehicles, equipment and apparatus; purposes and used of a variety of vehicle, equipment, tools and apparatus used in firefighting, rescue, and medical assistance operations; applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations; occupational hazards and standard safety practices; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, methods and techniques for record keeping; and proper English, spelling and grammar.
¨ Demonstrated physical endurance, agility, strength, and stamina in the performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions. Think and act quickly with good judgment in emergency situations. Apply applicable laws, codes and regulations. Work a variety of shifts including weekends, holidays, and emergency call-back, when off duty. Operate an office computer and applicable software. Understand and follow oral directions promptly and accurately. Work independently. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Operate and use equipment for firefighting, rescue, and medical assistance operations. Perform advanced first aid and CPR.