Sunday , April 14 2024

Fire Departments Hiring – Firefighter Trainee

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

As a Firefighter with Savannah Fire, you will perform firefighting activities in training, including combating and extinguishing fires, rescuing persons, and salvaging property in emergency situations, training with and maintaining equipment, assisting in fire prevention activities, and controlling and containing hazardous substances. As a Firefighter, you are required to be a certified Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B), which will be provided by the Savannah Fire Department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Firefighters become familiar with developments in incombustible and fire hazards and conduct studies to learn locations of city streets and addresses, hydrants, standpipes, and physical features of property within a district.
  • Firefighters will service, clean, and test firefighting equipment and property to ensure proper working order.
  • Firefighters also carry out firefighting activities using tools and methods in a prescribed manner.
  • Firefighters train and study with fire tools and equipment to develop and maintain competency and proficiency in fire suppression and prevention procedures and techniques, lifesaving techniques.
  • Firefighters assist in the inspection of commercial and residential properties for fire hazards.
  • Firefighters perform emergency lifesaving activities, salvage, and preserve property to minimize fire loss; and perform clean-up activities after fire suppression.
  • Firefighters assist in the operation of assigned equipment, and inspect and check the conditions of fire hydrants, standpipes, and water supply sources.
  • Firefighters perform general maintenance work in the upkeep of fire department facilities.
  • Firefighters prepare and respond to fire alarms in a company and performing tasks such as lay out and connect hoses, raise, and climb ladders, and direct the suppressants to extinguish fires.
  • Firefighters also advise and solicit cooperation of property owners and inhabitants to rectify hazardous conditions. You will also participate in fire drills in hospitals, schools, and other high-risk structures.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a High School Diploma (or copy of HS transcripts) or GED
  • Must complete 240 hours of basic training within the first six months of employment
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license and an acceptable driving history and the ability to work various shifts.
  • Must successfully complete the Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (EMT-B) course and become certified by the State of Georgia or National Registry. This course is a part of the Fire Academy. Candidates will have ++three attempts++ to obtain the certification after completing the course. Failure to complete the course will result in termination of employment.
  • Must successfully complete academy

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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