City of Berkeley
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Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Firefighter Paramedic|
|Salary:||$30.64 - $38.59 hourly|
$7,434.43 - $9,364.92 monthly
$89,213.20 - $112,379.03 annually
|The City of Berkeley Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter - Paramedic. Candidates are encouraged to apply online, and may attach copies of any relevant documentation.|
Under general supervision, responds to fires, medical emergencies, and other emergency and non-emergency situations, and takes appropriate action; performs various staff support assignments in addition to normal emergency response activities; performs related work as assigned.
This is the entry- and full working-level class in fire suppression, learning and performing all duties required to effectively respond to emergency fire suppression and basic life support medical situations. Incumbents may be assigned to a truck or engine, typically in three-person crews. This class is distinguished from Fire Apparatus Operator in that the latter class is fully qualified to operate any vehicles and apparatus in addition to performing all normal emergency response duties. This class also functions as a Paramedic, providing advanced life support emergency medical response.
Common duties include:
| Required Qualifications:|
|AT TIME OF APPLICATION:|
Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill job responsibilities. When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California Class C or higher driver's license as well as a satisfactory driving record, and must obtain Firefighter Endorsement prior to the completion of the Fire Academy.
Must be willing to maintain facial hair in such a way as to ensure proper fitting and operation of self-contained breathing apparatus. Must be willing to work shifts as structured in the Fire Department. Must possess strength and stamina sufficient to lift and carry equipment and patients weighing up to 150 pounds.
FIREFIGHTER - BY COMPLETION OF PROBATION:
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