City of Lamar

Lamar , CO

Fire Engineer/EMT-I

City of Lamar
Lamar, CO Full-time
Posted on August 22, 2019

Immediate Opening Position: Fire Engineer/EMT-I

Starting Pay: $ 14.36 Fire Department

The City of Lamar is accepting applications for a Fire Engineer/EMT-I. Under general supervision, responds to alarm and other emergency calls to protect life and property; drives and operates fire equipment and apparatus; participates in fire prevention programs including inspections, station maintenance, and training activities; operates and carries out Emergency Medical Technician duties; leads volunteers. Work varies requiring individual judgment within prescribed standards and procedures.

Job Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, one year of experience as a Firefighter or as a volunteer and knowledgeable in all aspects of general fire- fighting tactics, and operations of all fire apparatus and equipment. Shall be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate, by the State of Colorado, or EMT-Basic with IV certification and is willing to obtain EMT-Intermediate certification. Applicants must possess a valid Colorado driver's licenses. Applicants shall be certified as a Fire Fighter 1 under the Colorado Division of Fire Safety or become certified within two years.