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Job title: Firefighter/Paramedic
Job location: Baytown, TX 77520 United States
Requisition code: 13-127
Date posted: 08/19/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $44,800/annually, 7% contribution to TMRS w/ 2:1 match, medical, dental, vision, EAP, paid vacation/sick, bi-weekly pay schedule & paid holidays.

Job Classification

Job Category:Fire/Paramedics

Job Description

Job description:
Protects life and property by safely extinguishing fires and removing individuals from hazardous situations; assisting in fire prevention activities; providing emergency medical services; involvement in other emergency and non-emergency situations, such as inspections, maintenance of equipment; and conducting other related duties. All qualified candidates will be required to undergo a polygraph, psychological, drug screen, physical, and in-depth background check. Attendance is an essential function of this position. The City reserves the right to require an employee to work overtime.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
1. High School Diploma/GED.
2. Valid Texas driver's license with acceptable driving record.
3. Must obtain a Class B license within one year of hire date.
4. Must be at least 19 years of age and less than 36 years of age at the time of the entrance examination.
5. Must be able to read and write English.
7.6. Must possess the Basic Firefighter Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, or Firefighter Certification by a state other than Texas, or have a Firefighter II certification by the international Fire Service Accreditation (“IFSAC”) and certification as an EMT-B (or higher) by the Texas Department of State Health Services or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
Must possess certification as an EMT-I or EMT-P by the Texas Department of State Health Services or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
8.7. Will be required to pass all pre-employment tests before hire.
9.8. Must be a United States citizen.

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