EverettRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Everett jobs

Firefighter/Paramedic (Entry-Level & Lateral Positions)

Company: South County Fire
Location: Everett
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Job Description:

Entry Level Firefighter Paramedic Salary $81,325.32 - $98,446.44 Annually

Location Everett, WA

Job Type Full-Time

Department Operations

Job Number 00054

Closing 10/20/2020 4:00 PM Pacific
Lateral Firefighter Paramedic Salary $89,885.88 - $98,446.44 Annually

Location Everett, WA

Job Type Full-Time

Department Operations

Job Number 00056

Closing 10/20/2020 4:00 PM Pacific
South County Fire in Everett, WA is currently recruiting for both an Entry Level and Lateral Firefighter Paramedic.

Core Values: All employees of South County Fire are expected to hold themselves accountable for upholding and demonstrating our core values at all times: Integrity, Humility, Compassion, Family and Trust.

Summary: This company-level position is a skilled paraprofessional who provides emergency and non-emergency Advanced Life Support (ALS) services to the sick and injured outside of a hospital setting and under the direction of the County Medical Director. The Firefighter Paramedic (PM) also performs emergency and non-emergency services including fire suppression, execution of training drills, inspection and maintenance of fire equipment and high value apparatus, safety, and enhancing morale through leadership by example. Individual may be provisionally appointed as acting Captain, as required, when minimum time in grade and requirements are fulfilled. The Firefighter-PM shall report to and is responsible to the Captain, who will evaluate performance. Optimum performance is achieved based on the Firefighter-PM's ability to adequately perform all facets of the job duties and responsibilities. The shift Firefighter-PM shall work an assigned shift schedule in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in training activities, pre-fire planning, inspections, and other company programs that enhance a high state of readiness to respond to all emergency situations. Participation in specialized areas of fire service responsibility such as hazardous materials training, facility and equipment maintenance, and rescue techniques and capability is also required.
  • Communicates with a culturally diverse community in a tactful and effective manner under emergency stress or property-/life-threatening situations.This may involve managing individuals in a highly agitated state.
  • Rides in and/or drives department apparatus, as required.
  • Attends all meetings and training sessions, as required by local, state, and contractual requirements.
  • Delivers/administers ALS medical treatment and transportation to injured and ill patients in accordance with local, state, and nationally recognized standards.
  • Transports patients to the emergency vehicle and delivers patients to the appropriate medical facility.
  • Performs fire suppression activities and tasks including pump operations, ladder operations, salvage duties, raising and climbing ladders, removing persons from danger; uses chemical extinguishing agents and other tools and equipment as required.
  • Assists in extricating trapped victims or moving obstacles in order to obtain access to patients.
  • Participates in meetings, committees, outside organizations, programs, and projects as assigned.
  • Pursues on-going career development and educational advancement to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to responsibilities.
  • May act as Captain as needed if qualified.
  • Performs other special projects and work as assigned. Qualifications:
    Knowledge Of:
    • Modern firefighting principles, practices, techniques, equipment and procedures and EMS.
    • Geographical area of service.
    • Operation and maintenance procedures of fire department apparatus and equipment.
    • South County EMS protocols, procedures and checklists.
    • Departmental standard operating procedures.
    • Rescue and hazardous materials response procedures.
    • Training methods, procedures and material resources. Skills and Ability To:
      • Perform all duties of a firefighter.
      • Perform as a Paramedic in Snohomish County.
      • Carry out special and general assignments.
      • Perform as a pump operator and/or ladder company operator.
      • Adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action during emergency operations with due regard to surrounding hazards, circumstances and safety.
      • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel and the public.
      • Demonstrate predictable, reliable and timely attendance.
      • Follow written and verbal directions and complete assigned tasks on schedule.
      • Read, write and communicate in English and understand basic math.
      • Maintain good physical conditioning and have the ability to carry out physically demanding tasks under dangerous and stressful conditions.
      • Interact effectively with individuals and groups to achieve cooperation and support of departmental services, goals and objectives.
      • Demonstrate proficiency in South County Fire software programs, including Microsoft Office applications and other programs as applicable.
      • Operate all fire-based apparatus and equipment, hazardous materials equipment, rescue equipment and ALS EMS equipment.
      • Maintain and project a calm, informational and persuasive demeanor in stressful situations.
      • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
      • Effectively handle frequently changing priorities.
      • Maintain confidential information as appropriate. Education and Experience: As outlined in the current applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
        Physical Demands: Must maintain physical condition, ability, agility and stamina to act in emergency, heavy physical labor, life-threatening, fire, accident and disaster situations. Must be able to climb and descend ladders, crawl into tight confined spaces, lift and carry heavy objects in excess of 150 pounds, bend at the waist, kneel, crouch, crawl, and stoop, sit, stand, walk for extended periods of time and reach overhead. Individual must possess acceptable auditory and visual senses to meet the requirements of the position. Individual must be dexterous with their hands and fingers to operate various emergency tools and equipment and psychologically able to function within reduced visibility and restricted environments. Individual is required to wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and protective equipment weighing up to 60+ pounds and be able to pull hose to suppress fires and use ropes and pulleys to rescue victims.

        Working Conditions: This position requires individual to work in adverse weather conditions, and work in indoor and outdoor environments, and at heights and below grade. Individual will be exposed to cold, heat, fire, smoke, high-decibel noise, falling debris, toxic material, blood and blood-borne pathogens. Individual will work around and with machinery having moving parts, traffic hazards, and will drive and operate a variety of vehicles to conduct work. Individual must be able to operate a computer, related software, printer, fax machine, copier, telephone, pager, EMS and fire equipment, radio and other electronic communication devices. Individual may be required to travel to meetings, seminars and conferences.

        The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

        Additional Requirements
        The following requirements must be met and you must attach the required documents to the electronic application or you will not move forward in the hiring process.

        • Must be at least 18 years old at time of application.
        • High school diploma or G.E.D.
        • Valid driver's license.
        • National Registry or Washington State certified.
        • For Lateral Position: Must have at least 1 year experience as a current full-time career Firefighter Paramedic.
        • Graduate of a Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs (CoAEMSP) accredited Paramedic Program and qualify for Washington State reciprocity.
        • South County Fire is a tobacco-free, drug-free and alcohol-free workplace.
        • Participation in the Respiratory Protection Program. Required Documents:
          • Resume.
          • Copy of current NREMT Paramedic or Washington State Paramedic card.
          • Must provide by the close of application period; CPAT verification from National Testing Network, Public Safety Testing or any IAFC/IAFF licensed CPAT completed within the past 12 months. Preferred Qualifications:
            • IFSAC Firefighter I and II certification.
            • IFSAC HazMat Operations certificate.
            • Residency within South County Fire service area. recblid w9seh27baiiq271z31nwr45rkm4gpt

Keywords: South County Fire, Everett , Firefighter/Paramedic (Entry-Level & Lateral Positions), Healthcare , Everett, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Healthcare Jobs

Travel Certified Surgical Tech (CST) needed for short term contract in Olympia
Description: All assignments provide you with: br li Personal Recruiter and Support Staff
Company: Protocol Agency
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Telemetry RN - Tele Travel Registered Nurse
Description: Travel RN Nursing Jobs br Registered Nurses needed for: br Nationwide Travel Tele, PCU, CCU, Stepdown Nursing JobsHCEN has numerous request for RN Candidates Looking for a Tele RN travel assignment (more...)
Company: RN Travel HealthCare Jobs
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Travel RN-Telemetry - Olympia, WA
Description: Telemetry opening in Olympia, Washington. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com ul li RNnetwork has an excellent travel opportunity for a provider
Company: RNnetwork
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Travel Nurse RN - ED - Emergency Department - $1,336 per week
Description: American Mobile Healthcare is seeking a travel nurse RN ED - Emergency Department for a travel nursing job in Olympia, Washington.Job Description Requirements ul li Specialty: ED - Emergency Department (more...)
Company: American Mobile Healthcare
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

PCU Progressive Care Unit Travel Nurse RN
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Progressive Care Unit RN Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 10/25/2020

ICU/CCU Registered Nurse
Description: MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality ICU/CCU Registered Nurse for a travel assignment with one of our top healthcare clients. br br Requirements: (more...)
Company: MedPro Healthcare Staffing
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Travel Nurse RN - Intermediate Care - $1,872 per week
Description: MedPro Healthcare Staffing is seeking a travel nurse RN Intermediate Care for a travel nursing job in Olympia, Washington.Job Description Requirements ul li Specialty: Intermediate Care li Discipline: (more...)
Company: NurseFly Travel Nursing
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Physician / Pulmonology - Critical Care / Washington / Permanent / PUD
Description: Physician / PUD/CC / Olympia, WA br br Pulmonary Critical Care Physician Needed in Olympia, Washington. A hospital in Olympia
Company: Murdock Consulting
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Travel Nurse RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit - $1,784 per week
Description: Stability Healthcare is seeking a travel nurse RN ICU - Intensive Care Unit for a travel nursing job in Olympia, Washington.Job Description Requirements ul li Specialty: ICU - Intensive Care Unit (more...)
Company: NurseFly Travel Nursing
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Emergency Department RN,Triage & Flight Transport
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - Registered Nurse Emergency Department Flight Transport br Nationwide Travel Nursing JobsEmergency Room, Trauma Triage Flight Transport opportunitiesHCEN has numerous request (more...)
Company: RN Travel HealthCare Jobs
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 10/25/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Everett RSS job feeds