Volunteer-Firefighter
Collier County, FL - Naples, FL

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Essential Functions:

This is an un-paid volunteer position and does not offer any health or other benefits. The purpose of this position is to perform technical and specialized work functions associated with preparing for and responding to fire, rescue, and disaster emergency calls, with protecting life and property, with supporting fire safety, prevention and equipment maintenance activities, and with providing assistance to emergency medical personnel. Complies with all rules, orders, and instructions issued by superior officer. Responds with assigned fire company to emergency calls involving land and marine fires, hazardous materials, and vehicle accidents; evaluates scene upon arrival; may direct traffic and control crowds; oversees activities of volunteer fire personnel. Provides control of fire situation including suppression and extinguishment, forcible entry, ventilation, search and rescue of victims, salvage and overhaul; recognizes and preserves evidence of arson or other types of crimes. Selects and properly operates fire service tools and equipment including fire hoses, nozzles, ropes, appliances, generators, and components of sprinkler and standpipe systems; strategically positions fire apparatus; monitors controls and gauges. Locates water source; lays and connects hose, acts as nozzle or backup person in the direction of water streams, raises and climbs ladders, and uses chemical fire extinguishers. Identifies dangerous building conditions, electrical emergencies, hazardous materials, and ancillary health hazards; mitigates hazardous materials incidents; takes/applies appropriate precautions and procedures; informs and/or evacuates individuals and implements appropriate medical protocols. Provides emergency medical care as a first responder/EMT-B which may include basic first aid, checking vital signs, patient assessment and stabilization, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), triage, spinal immobilization, and/or other treatment; implements infectious control procedures; assists paramedics; may assist patient with own medications per local protocols.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must possess high school diploma or GED. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license and appropriate level/endorsement(s). Must possess and maintain valid Bureau of Fire Standards and Training State of Florida Firefighter II Certification under Florida Statute 633.352. Must possess and maintain EVOC, Emergency Medical Technician-B (EMT-B), and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Must be able to attain and maintain additional certifications including ICS-100, ICS-200, S190, S130, and/or other NWCG certifications, specific to the assigned department. Fingerprinting interview and background check required.

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