The Firefighter/ EMT is responsible for responding as a team member of the fire and emergency crew to save lives; provide first aid; preserve property, the environment, and mission functions. Additionally, responsible for mitigating hazards during fires, medical emergencies, hazmat incidents, personnel rescues, natural disasters, aircraft incidents, and other emergency events.
Provides medical support for medevacs and marine department as needed.
Maintain, inspect and submit requests to order EMS supplies and equipment.
Conducts inspections, operations, testing, and first preventive maintenance to ensure readiness and serviceability of all apparatus, equipment, property, and personal protective equipment assigned.
Performs all responsibilities of an EMT assigned to the ambulance and or engine companies.
Conducts fire risk management surveys, company inspections and prepares pre-fire plans.
Provides fire/EMS safety training and education to the work force to include CPR and EMR.
Utilizes power and manual tools and equipment as may be required.
Conducts quarterly facility inspections.
Conducts fire ground tasks, functions and station duties.
Work on other islands within the Atoll as part of an assigned crew performing duties associated with F&ES operations onthose islands.
Responds to off-duty recalls as required.
Operates as a 911 Communications Center Operator (CCO) and dispatches crews accordingly.
Attends all training, instructs classes as required, and participates in the DoD Firefighter Certification Program (FFCP)and physical fitness program.
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Working under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, EMS Protocols, industry standards and accepted trade practice to mitigate medical emergencies.
Following and participating in all company safety policies, procedures and programs.
Effectively communicating with supervisors, co-workers and the community in a professional manner.
Completion of Patient Care Reports in the Emergency Reporting Data Base.
Thoroughly understanding policies, rules, regulations, practices and procedures of the F&ES organization.
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
High school graduate or equivalent.
Preferred Associate's degree or higher in Fire Science.
Two (2) years' of work experience as a professional firefighter/EMT.
Graduate from a recognized Fire Academy resulting in International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC),
National Board or Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard), or Department of Defense (DOD) certification as a Firefighter I & II and Hazmat Awareness and Operations (HAZMAT Operations).
Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) certified by IFSAC, ProBoard (NFPQ), or DOD.
Possess and maintain a current state or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) EMT license, and current CPR card.
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