City of Owasso

  • Firefighter / Medic

    Job Locations US-OK-Owasso
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    ID
    2018-1238
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Fire
  • Overview

    Position:

    Firefighter/Medic

     

    Job Summary:

    Work involves training for and participating in the preservation of lives and property during emergency situations. Working under the direct supervision of the Fire Station Captain, the Firefighter/Medic will respond to fires, hazardous material spills/releases, technical rescues, and other emergency incidents and perform highly skilled work in providing emergency medical care to sick and injured persons on an Advanced Life Support ambulance and emergency apparatus.  Participate in fire suppression, prevention, inspection, rescue, emergency operation, public education and station and equipment maintenance activities.  Firefighter/Medics may work alone while in transit and must have the ability to multi-task, communicate clearly with others and have an understanding of the geographic area serviced. 

     

    Schedule:

    Shift work; currently 24-hours on and 48-hours off

     

    Salary:

    Firefighter/EMT Paramedic beginning annual salary: $51,500*

    Firefighter/EMT Advanced enrolled in Paramedic School beginning annual salary: $44,600*

    Firefighter/EMT Basic enrolled in Paramedic School beginning annual salary: $41,600*

     

    *Includes EMT pro-pay, does not include education and other available pro-pays

     

    Applicants currently employed with another municipal Fire Department who possess an IFSAC-Firefighter I Certification and have previous Advance Life Support experience may be eligible for lateral entry based on the Fire Chief’s review of qualifications and experience.

    Qualifications

    • Must be Nationally Registered EMT Paramedic or EMT Advanced/Basic enrolled in a paramedic school program. (Verification of current enrollment status will be required)
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 45 at the time of hire, unless a current participant in the Oklahoma State Fire Pension & Retirement system
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
    • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s license with no citations within the last 3 years required
    • Must be able to attain reciprocity of EMT license with the Oklahoma State Department of Health upon hire
    • Must successfully pass Candidate Physical Agility Test, Written Exam and Oral Review Boards
    • Must successfully pass Fire Chiefs’ Interview

     

    All communication is done through email, if you do not receive an email within three business days of submitting your application, please check your spam or junk mail, and if you still can not locate an email with further instructions, contact Michele Dempster at mdempster@cityofowasso.com or 918-376-1535.

     

     
     

    2018 Hiring Process Time Line:

     

     

    Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, October 10th at 11:00 a.m.

     

    Deadline for Requested Documentations, including verification of certifications and licensing:  Friday, October 12th at 11:00 a.m.

     

    Physical Agility Test #1:  Thursday, October 11th*

    Physical Agility Test #2:   Saturday, October 13th*

    Physical Agility Test #3:   Friday, October 19th*

     

    Written Exam:  Tuesday, October 16th*

     

    Oral Review Boards:  Week of October 22nd

     

    Chiefs’ Interview:  Week of October 29th

     

    *Times to be announced.  Dates subject to change.

     

    Offer for Employment is contingent upon:

    • Criminal Background Investigation
    • Pre-employment Drug Screening
    • OK Firefighters Pension & Retirement System Medical Physical
     

     

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