KETTERING FIRE DEPARTMENT
Invites lateral applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic
The City of Kettering’s Fire Department is recruiting candidates for upcoming openings for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Eligibility lists are certified for a period of 12 months with the possibility of two separate six-month extensions. This position performs fire suppression, emergency medical technician, paramedic, hazardous materials, technical rescue, dispatch, fire prevention, and station and equipment maintenance activities; and does related work as required.
Qualifications Include but are not limited to:
Candidates should have the ability to learn a variety of complex paramedic and firefighting duties, methods, and fire science information, including fire codes and the operation of firefighting apparatus as specified by management; understand and follow oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with other City employees and part-time firefighters and deal courteously with the general public; perform prolonged physical work under adverse conditions; work at heights and in confined spaces; demonstrate conscientiousness, good judgment and dependability in the performance of duties; demonstrate mechanical aptitude, skill and dexterity in the performance of duties; maintain a level of good health and excellent physical fitness to perform duties; perform the related duties of the position of Firefighter/Paramedic (fight fires, rescue victims, treat injured and ill patients, apply lifesaving techniques, transport patients).
The current pay for this position ranges from $68,702/yr. up to $92,914/yr. Entry rate is contingent upon the candidate’s related experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. Excellent Benefits.
Candidates interested in this employment opportunity, should submit an Application, Resume, Cover Letter, Essay and Questionnaire which shall include a brief overview of relevant work experience and education, by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, to: Director of Human Resources, Kettering Government Center, 3600 Shroyer Rd, Kettering, OH 45429-2799 or to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit www.ketteringoh.org for additional information.