Firefighter Paramedic - Rural Metro Fire - Located in Yuma, AZ
Company: Rural Metro
Posted on: January 21, 2023
Located in Yuma, AZ
Firefighter Paramedic - Yuma, AZ
IMMEDIATELY HIRING! FULL-TIME Opportunity - FIREFIGHTER -
$51,770.00 average annual compensation (hourly paid position)
$10,000 sign on bonus for FT employees with a 2 year commitment
We are hiring Firefighter - Paramedics with a passion to
compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as
advanced patient care in a professional, caring, and cost-effective
manner. Paramedics assess, provide patient care, and assess each
call to determine the best course of action and appropriate
protocol; performs related responsibilities as required.
Minimum Education and Qualification Requirements
- High School diploma or GED required
- State, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
(IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System
(ProBoard) certifications as a minimum: Firefighter I, Hazardous
- If assigned to an airport operation - State, IFSAC, ProBoard or
FAA Airport Firefighter certification
- State issued or National Registered EMT-Paramedic
- Current ACLS certification
- Current CPR certification
- Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in
accordance with Rural/Metro policy. DUI within last 5 years is
- Able to work any shift assigned, including nights, holidays and
- Available to work overtime as assigned and as needed on an
- Must meet local standards pertaining to qualifications,
training and/or eligibility for hiring placement or promotion
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
--- Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and
pre-fire planning inspections.
--- Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors,
conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public
--- Work involves serving the public.
--- Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with
co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.
--- Work requires interaction with representatives of other City
departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal
--- Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency
--- Assists in the suppression of structural, residential,
commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and
Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to
the source of the fire.
--- Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire
suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search
and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.
--- Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and
rescue actions taken on scene.
Emergency Medical Services
--- Responds to emergency medical calls; performs primary and
secondary physical assessment of ill or injured persons, providing
emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in
a moving vehicle.
--- Performs skilled tasks at the scenes of emergency and
non-emergency calls, and transfers patients to medical
--- Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical
Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.
--- Provide written reports detailing patient care.
--- May serve as a preceptor for paramedic and EMT-B trainees.
--- May from time to time be assigned primary duties as an
emergency medical technician paramedic on 911 or transport
--- Under a physician's direction, provides treatment or directs
response team in the administration of medications, intravenous
solutions, respiratory assistance, EKG monitoring, telemetry
transmissions and other life support procedures.
--- Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as
--- Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented
and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.
--- Perform daily maintenance of facilities by cleaning,
inspecting, and any other facility maintenance deemed
--- Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
--- Must participate in scheduled and unscheduled onsite compliance
--- Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the
Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.
--- Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any
recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow
--- Takes swift and immediate action in accordance with Internal
Audit and Corporate Compliance on any areas of concern.
--- Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.
--- Has successfully completed all required Compliance Training
within the required time period.
--- Has had no compliance related corrective action during the
current review period.
Why Choose Rural Metro? As a national leader in private fire
protection services, Rural Metro Fire is one of Global Medical
Response 's (GMR) family of solutions. Our GMR teams deliver
compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of
emergency and patient relocation services. View the stories on how
our employees provide care to the world at . Learn how our values
are at the core of our services and vital to how we approach care
and check out our comprehensive benefit options at .
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providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a
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