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Reserve Alternative Response Unit EMT

at City of Farmington

Pay: up to $15.00/hour
15.00
Posted: 6/19/2020
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1307130
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Job Description

  • 16-Jan-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Fire - Operations
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 15.00
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

JOB POSTING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSTING #13: RESERVE ALTERNATIVE RESPONSE UNIT EMT

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: Up to 3/As Needed

DEPARTMENT:  Fire

TYPE OF POSITION:  Temporary, Part-Time

WORK LOCATION:  Fire Operations

HOURS WORKED: Approximately 30 Hours/Week

HIRING RANGE: $15.00/Hour

DAYS WORKED:   TBT/Varied

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process.

Note: Testing will occur throughout the year for hiring or hiring list purposes, you will be notified via email on testing dates as/should they occur.

Please contact Brooke Tomlinson, HRBP, with any questions at (505) 599-1134 or btomlinson@fmtn.org.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

The Reserve Alternative Repose Unit EMT is responsible for providing transportation services in a safe, professional manner for persons seeking shelter to the Sobering Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position

Works under the general supervision of the Community Risk Reduction Officer or Deputy Chief

Operates a City owned passenger vehicle in a safe, professional manner

Assists with passenger loading & unloading from vehicles

Follows assigned routes and responds to calls for pick up

Demonstrates an understanding & sensitivity of the needs of the individuals in need of transportation

Completes thorough vehicle pre-trip, post-trip, and inspections as required

Ability to understand the English language to include traffic signs, signals, maps, manifests, and schedules

Keeps the vehicle clean and ready for pick ups

Completes paperwork as required

Completes basic evaluations to meet the Sobering Centers admittance criteria

Check and maintain all medical equipment during assigned hours

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

May assist to coordinate or instruct other personnel, as assigned

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Radios, cellphones, tablets or other electronic devices as required.  Janitorial and cleaning supplies.  Safe vehicle operations.  All medical assigned equipment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally drag up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, in high precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, heated environment, cold environment, and fumes or airborne particles

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy which includes, pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years

Be 18 years or older at the time of employment

All candidates must:

  • Must successfully pass an entrance exam
  • Successfully pass a series of interview panels
  • Pass an extensive background check
  • Pass a pre-employment physical examination
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen

Have a valid High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Be able to read and write the English language

Have a working knowledge of driver safety, CEVO class preferred

Knowledge of City of Farmington streets

Must have and maintain NM EMT basic or above licensure

Have the ability to act effectively in emergent and stressful situations

Have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Have the ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public

Comply with the City's Environmental, Health and Safety program

A returning Reserve employee may not be required to take the entrance exam or interviews at the discretion of the Fire Chief

PREFERENCE POINTS:

Preference points will be awarded to candidates based on formal education (0.5 point for an Associate's Degree, 1 point for a Bachelor's Degree, and 1.5 points for a Master's Degree or higher; based on a 100 point grading scale)

A Military preference point will be awarded to candidates based on submission of a qualifying DD214 (1 point, based on a 100 point grading scale)

Future preference points will be awarded to candidates that are testing for full-time or additional seasonal employment opportunities with the Farmington Fire Department (2 points on a 100 point scale)

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V