Company: City of Concord
Posted on: November 17, 2022
$56,259.84 - $81,506.88 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Concord Fire Department
TYPICAL WORK SHIFT/SCHEDULE: 24 hour shifts, 42 hours paid
STARTING SALARY: $25.76 with comprehensive benefits package. Top of
Scale is $37.32.
Program eligible for On the Job Training Benefits under the GI
CLOSING DATE: As of 8/3/22 this posting remains open until all
positions have been filled..
TO FILL IMMEDIATE VACANCIES-APPLICATIONS REVIEWED DAILY
All applicants must complete and submit an online application and
resume through the City of Concord Human Resources job application
website which can be accessed at www.concordnh.gov. Applications
will be reviewed daily.
Applicants must meet the hiring standards as defined in NH Fire
Standards and Training Commission Administrative Rules: Chapter
Following review of application upon receipt additional testing
will be conducted to include a swim test for the top candidates.
The swim test date will be determined dependent on the number of
applications received. Applicants will be required to complete an
oral board and thorough background check to include criminal record
check, driver's record check, references check, medical exam.
A City Application is required. Applications may be completed
online at www.concordnh.gov. For more information on applying,
please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535
(voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1. The City of Concord is an
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/DP/V/LGBTQ
SUMMARY: Performs responsible work related to fire suppression,
fire prevention education, rescue, hazardous material, and basic
and advanced emergency medical services.
Examples of Duties
Performs work related to fire suppression, fire prevention
education, rescue, Hazardous Material, and advanced emergency
Conducts searches of fire building interiors for rescue of trapped
persons; performs ventilation, overhaul, and advancement of hose
lines to apply water to fire.
Evacuates people from hazardous areas such as burning buildings,
hazardous atmospheres, damaged motor vehicles, and areas pending
Drives, positions, and operates firefighting and rescue vehicles
and watercraft independently and under direction.
Conducts basic phases of rescues from heights, building collapse,
confined space entry, swift water, trenches/cave-in, ice/cold
water, and extrication of injured persons from machinery, motor
vehicles, and heavy equipment.
Performs basic and advanced emergency medical care for both the
sick and injured; records personal and medical information of
Completes digital media and medical-legal documentation of every
patient care contact under the auspices of a state law requiring
completion within twenty-four hours of event.
Provides direct supervision of Firefighter/EMTs while mitigating
every medical emergency as the primary caregiver; directs all staff
on scene toward the common goal of immediate stabilization and
transport of the patient.
Determines and documents the medical necessity of emergency medical
care for each patient under the federal Medicare and Medicaid
Explains to and documents for each patient the Health Insurance
Privacy and Portability Act (HIPPA).
Develops, operates within, and reports findings on emergency
medical pilot programs, including treatment modalities and
Operates a variety of general office equipment and communication
Ensures the continual access to fire hydrants year round, including
removing ice and snow.
Maintains station, grounds, and equipment/apparatus; cleans and
disinfects medical and rescue equipment; restocks supplies.
Completes requisitions, reports, repair orders, and maintenance
checklists as required.
May serve as a member of a specialized team.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED;
Any combination of education, training and experience which
provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for
Licenses and Certifications (must maintain):
Valid New Hampshire Driver's License.
New Hampshire EMS Providers License- Paramedic (within 120 days of
New Hampshire Firefighter II (within 120 days of appointment)
Hazardous Materials - Operations.
Nationally Registered Paramedic (within 120 days of
Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) in accordance with NH Bureau of EMS
Prerequisite Protocols (Must be acquired when eligible.)
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Advanced Life Support Ambulance
Aerial Ladder and Elevating Platform
Body Substance Isolation Materials
Cold Water Rescue Suits
Cutting and Spreading Tools
Fire Pumps and Tanker
General Office Equipment
Ground and Specialty Ladders
High Angle Rescue Rope Equipment
Inflatable Water Rescue Craft
Infrared Thermal Imaging Camera
Medical Equipment required for Paramedic
Military Forestry Trucks
Radiological Monitoring Equipment
Rescue Struts & Shoring
Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
Station Maintenance Tools
Principles, practices, methods, procedures, training techniques,
equipment, and apparatus used in modern firefighting, rescue
operations, and emergency treatment, and in the protection of life
and property from fire.
Fire prevention methods and techniques.
Safe and effective rescue techniques.
Fire and EMS radio procedures.
Geography of the city, including major streets and landmarks.
Municipal water system and drafting techniques.
Computer and communications operations.
Infectious and communicable diseases and the means of preventing
Tactical interpersonal dynamics under high stress conditions to
mitigate all medical emergencies.
Human body systems, with a detailed focus on the cardiovascular,
respiratory, neuralgic, and endocrine systems.
Multi-systems trauma evaluations and appropriate use of receiving
hospital systems and trauma team activation.
Emergency pharmaceutical agents.
NIFRS, TEMSIS, and CFD computer systems.
Use of fire suppression equipment and apparatus.
Use of emergency medical instruments and supplies.
Advanced Life Support techniques.
Interpreting and detecting subtleties of 12 lead EKGs for the
purpose of diagnosis, treatment, and receiving hospital system,
cardiac catheterization lab activation.
Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI)
Performing interosseus needle insertions, crycothyrotomys, and
Working with new protocols, equipment, and procedures within an
Mental and Physical Abilities to:
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic
officials, groups, and the general public.
Interpret and apply rules, regulations, policies, and
Deal courteously and diplomatically with the general public.
Work quickly under physically and emotionally stressful
Work at great heights or in other hazardous situations.
Learn information related to the performance of firefighting and
Must be physically fit with substantial physical endurance.
While performing essential functions of this job, employee is
regularly expected to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb
or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, smell, lift
and/or move up to and in excess of 100 pounds, and use hands to
finger, handle, or feel.
While performing essential functions of this position, employee is
occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, work in high
precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic
chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat,
risk of electrical shock, flames, blood, airborne pathogens, and
hostile or offensive patients.
Incumbent's working conditions are typically quiet, but may become
very loud responding to emergency calls and at the scene of a fire
or other emergency.
This class specification should not be interpreted as all
inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and
requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform
job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in
this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this
class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant
be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a
disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made
for the incumbent/applicant when possible.
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