Box Elder Fire Department Firefighter/EMT (Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician) in Box Elder, South Dakota
JOB TITLE:i Firefighter / Emergency Medical Responder or TechnicianResponsibilities of Position:i Primary duties will be cleaning and completing inventory of department's apparatus and building(s) as well as assisting with administrative functions of the department as assigned by department coordinator.i Other frequent responsibilities will include: iresponding to calls for service during shift, safely operate various department apparatus, developing fire pre-plans for buildings/properties throughout the district, manage firefighting equipment/apparatus replacement plans, and assist with budget documentation.i Essential Job Functions: iPhysical requirements include climbing, working under stress, walking, lifting up to 100#'s (greater with assistance), pulling, tugging, dragging, bending, stooping, climbing, and using breathing apparatus; must have ability to communicate by listening, hearing, and speaking; has frequent contact with unpredictable and uncontrollable physical conditions of heat, chemicals, infectious diseases, and explosives, requiring use of proper safety equipment and procedures to prevent injury. iMust be able to attain and maintain wildland firefighting standards to include an arduous fitness test. Qualifications/Experience: iPersons applying for this position should have the following qualifications:i South Dakota Certified Fire Fighter or equivalent, NWCG Firefighter 2, South Dakota Driver's License, High School Diploma or equivalent, and Emergency Medical Responder.Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities: iCandidates will need to have knowledge of or become familiar with Incident Qualification System, Salamander Live, I Am Responding, and other associated websites/applications.i If not already qualified, candidate must also have the ability to become a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation(CPR) Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician within first two(2) years of employment.i Conditions of Employment: iU.S. Citizenship required, a pre-employment physical examination may/will be required, subject to pre-employment and random drug testing, position requires some work on weekends evenings, and holidays.i Residing inside the Fire Protection District or within two(2) miles of its boundary is preferred.i Individual will be expected to maintain a good relationship with the active membership of the Box Elder Volunteer Fire Department.Job Type: iPart-time, 8-16 hours/weeks. Potential additional hours as needed/requested.