Position Title: Firefighter/EMT
Position Type: Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Closed date: 11/27/2009
This position controls and extinguishes fires and engages in search and rescue for the preservation of life and property. Responds to medical emergencies and administers life savings measures as defined by the Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services. Reports to Fire Captain. Responds to calls or reports of actual, possible, or potential occurrence of fire, uncontained hazardous/volatile material/chemical contamination or other property and/or life threatening emergency condition to suppress, control, remove, contain or otherwise mitigate the hazardous situation or materials.
Participates in fire prevention & life safety education activities, daily, monthly, yearly, and self initiated training activities.
Regularly utilize and operate a wide variety of fire suppression and first-aid equipment such as pumpers, aerial or hand-held ladders, hoses, emergency medical equipment, chain saws, Hurst tools, hooks, axes, lines, fans, pumps, shovels, backboards, dressings and splints.
As required clean, service and test designated fire apparatus and equipment to insure constant readiness for emergency response, inventories associated tools, equipment and effect their appropriate placement; report to superiors observations of actual or potential equipment deterioration, malfunction, failure or loss.
Other duties as assigned by superiors.
Generous Benefits: Lagers Retirement City Pays 14% of gross wages into, 1.5% for life full retirement 20yrs at age 55; premiums for single (HMO option paid in full by city) and family coverage for medical, dental(single paid in full by city), and vision care; life insurance $25000 for employee paid by city; accrued leaves (vacation and sick leave); 9 holiday’s; uniforms provided except boots; educational reimbursement 75% tuition & $200 books per semester plus additional money per month for holding a degree; Flex spending account; a 457 plan through AIG allows you to put away your money in a deferred comp plan; and more.
# Age 21
# Education HighSchool diploma or equivalent
# Experience None
# Additional Requirement :
Education and Experience:
(A) Shall be twenty-one (21) years of age at time of application Shall provide birth certificate at time of application.
(B) Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician by the State of Missouri at time of application. Shall be maintained.
(C) Shall provide Firefighter I and II certification as defined by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.
(D) Shall provide a minimum of Haz-Mat operations level certification as defined by NFPA and the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
(E) Must have a valid (tested with-in last 18mos) C-PAT testing certification and valid Fire Service Testing certification at time of application deadline. (Contact Johnson County Kansas Community College or Blue River Community College Fire Academy for testing).
(F) Valid Driver’s License required
Salary: $37,650 annual
Riverside Fire Dept.
2990 NW Vivion Rd
Riverside, Missouri 64150
How To Apply
A completed Public Safety application is required; the announcement and application can be found at www.riversidemo.com
at the Public Safety department web page in the document center or contact Riverside Fire Division at 816-741-1191. Submit application materials to Riverside Fire Division, 2990 NW Vivion Rd Riverside, Mo. 64150 or in person at the Public Safety building. Failure to completely fill out the application shall be cause for rejection. CERTIFICATIONS Please include copies of all certifications, licenses, diplomas and other materials that document your qualifications for this position. Failure to provide supporting documentation shall be cause for rejection of application.