Firefighter AEMT in Chattanooga, TN
Company: Global Medical Response
Posted on: May 16, 2020
FIREFIGHTER AEMT IN CHATTANOOGA, TN
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB
Incumbents in this classification are responsible for driving,
operating, and maintaining fire apparatus and assigned apparatus
equipment, providing medical assistance on EMS calls, and
performing fire suppression and various other duties at emergency
scenes. Duties include: completing extrication and scene
stabilization, stabilizing and removing basic hazmat threats, and
maintaining basic cleanliness of the fire hall. Work performed with
(The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive
list of all duties performed by all employees in this
classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties
and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform
all duties listed and may be required to perform additional,
* Responds to all types of fires and other emergencies; performs
searches, suppresses and extinguishes fires, and performs related
life and property protection; provides emergency and medical care
at a basic and advanced life support level; and, performs vehicle
* Identifies, isolates, and contains hazardous materials in a safe
and effective manner.
* Drives emergency vehicles and operates related apparatus in order
to respond to emergency calls and scenes; may drive and operate a
boat in emergency situations.
* Participates in on-going training and education sessions.
* Ensures the proper condition, maintenance, and appearance of
apparatus and equipment; prepares and ensures vehicles and
apparatus are ready for immediate response.
* Participates in the daily functions of the fire station, which
may include: housekeeping, cooking, maintenance activities, and/or
performing other related duties.
* Assists in completing and maintaining records related to
personnel, incidents, and/or other related items.
* Participates in fire department programs, such as pre-fire
planning, fire prevention programs, and/or fire hydrant checks.
* Participates in and/or facilitates training sessions and station
tours to the public on fire related topics.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Mitigating hazardous materials scenarios;
* Implementing site safety and control plans;
* Controlling, containing, and/or confining hazardous
Urban Search & Rescue
* Executing specialized rescue scenarios and stabilizing scenes,
such as vehicle extrications, high and low angle rope/trench
rescues, confined space/building collapse rescues, airplane
entrapment rescues, and other related activities.
High School Diploma, or G.E.D. and two years of Firefighter
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Tennessee Driver s License with F endorsement
Firefighter I Certification
EMT-IV Certification (AEMT)
Hazardous Materials Technician Certification
High Angle Rope/ Confined Space Rescue Certification
Trench Rescue Certification
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of fire suppression techniques; modern firefighting and
rescue principles and tactics; vehicle extrication methods; city
geography; fire behavior; hazardous materials; customer service
principles; emergency medical care; and vehicle, equipment, and
apparatus maintenance principles and techniques.
Skill in providing emergency medical care; suppressing fires; using
a computer and related software applications; maintaining vehicles,
buildings, equipment, and apparatus; preparing and maintaining
reports; providing customer service; identifying and isolating
hazardous materials; driving emergency fire and rescue vehicles;
and, communication and interpersonal skills as applied to
interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing,
walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling,
talking, hearing, and seeing.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently,
and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move
Incumbents may be subjected to vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts,
gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures,
inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, intense noises, and
Safety Sensitive: Y
Department of Transportation - CDL: N
F Endorsement: Y
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal
Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled
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