SUMTER COUNTY WILL FILL ALL OPEN POSITIONS WITH THE MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES AND PLACE THE REMAINMING QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST. THE REMAINING CANDIDATES WILL BE CALLED AS NEEDED.
To protect life and property by controlling and extinguishing fires, performing First Response Emergency Medical techniques and patient care procedures, responding to disasters and other emergencies. Must comply with all County and Department policies and procedures and ensure the maintenance of Department equipment, apparatus and stations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Lieutenant/ Battalion Chief.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTONS:
Responds to fire alarms in the County; drives and operates all emergency response vehicles and apparatus in safe and lawful manner.
Performs fire suppression activities.
Assists in rescue operations; administers Emergency Medical Care to sick and injured persons.
Performs salvage and overhaul operations at fire scenes.
Maintains and checks fire equipment for serviceability and assists in minor repairs and maintenance of equipment as directed. Performs routine cleaning of apparatus and facilities on a daily basis.
Attends training sessions for Firefighting, Rescue Techniques, Emergency Medical care and other areas of training as required.
Prepares and submits routine records and reports.
Assists in departmental activities in preparation for a major emergency, such as a hurricane, other natural or manmade disasters, and assists with aftermath activities such as inspection, clean-up, and disaster relief.
Participates in fire prevention activities and training to improve public awareness of fire safety.
Essential functions as described in the current edition of NFPA 1582.
Abides by Department and County policies, represents the Department and County in a professional, courteous and considerate manner.
Must be a non-smoking/non-tobacco using person, both on and off the job, for at least 1 year immediately preceding application per Florida State Statute 633.412 (f) and maintain same non-smoking/non-tobacco status throughout the term of employment.
(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as requested.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
Works inside and outside in various weather conditions with noise, slippery surfaces, and uneven surfaces.
Extreme cold:Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
Extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
Noise: Sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard.
Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or the whole body.
Hazardous situations: Proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places (up to 100 feet), and exposure to chemicals.
Atmospheric conditions:One or more of the following conditions that affect respiratory conditions or the skin:Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.
FLSA Non-Exempt Status
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