Firefighter
City of Concord - Concord, NC

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This class is responsible for firefighting and emergency response. Enters incident reports and updates daily log; keeps equipment prepared for emergency response. Performs firefighting duties; performs as basic emergency medical technician in emergency response situations. Participates in required training classes with and for firefighters, also participates in classes to obtain degree. Participates in physical fitness program. Provides community service, assists citizens with questions and fire protection issues, public education. Serves as a member of employee team to support department operations. This is the first level in the fire and life safety series. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Required Skills An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Firefighter I – There is no time minimum time as Firefighter Recruit for promotion. Personnel need to complete 3 semester hours towards an Associate’s degree in Fire Protection. Effective July 31, 2006, 6 semester hours towards an Associate’s degree in Fire Protection will be required. Firefighter II – 22 months of experience as Firefighter I, 8 credit hours towards Associate’s degree in Fire Protection. Effective July 31, 2006, 18 semester hours towards an Associate’s degree in Fire Protection will be required. Licensing Requirements: Firefighter I: Valid NC Driver’s License; NC Certified Firefighter I; NC Certified Emergency Medical Technician; NC Hazmat Awareness Level Certification; National Incident Management System Certification; NC Hazmat Operations Level Certification. Firefighter II: NC Certified Firefighter I & II; NC Certified Emergency Medical Technician; NC Hazmat Awareness Level Certification; NC Certified Hazardous Materials Operations or Technician; NC Certified Emergency Vehicle Driver; NC Certified Driver Operator Pumps (Effective April 1, 2007); NC Certified Driver Operator Aerials (Effective April 1, 2007); National Incident Management System Certification; Valid NC Driver’s License Class B.

Required Experience Knowledge of: Fire safety and education; Geography of city; Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations; Firefighter I & II standards. Skill in: Mechanical repairs; Using computers and applicable software applications; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

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