Firefighter/Paramedic

Truckee Fire Protection District   Truckee, CA   Full-time     Emergency Med Tech / Paramedics
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Posted on July 16, 2021

The Truckee Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the position of Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic.

About the District
The Truckee Fire Protection District is an "All Risk" district, responding to the needs of the community, regardless of the nature of the incident. Firefighters perform Structural Firefighting, Vehicle Extrication, Confined Space Rescue, Airport Rescue Firefighting, Hazardous Materials response, Urban Search and Rescue, High Angle Rescue, Swift Water and Ice Rescue, Dive Rescue Operations and Wildland Firefighting. The District is also a transporting ALS provider. Its jurisdictional boundary is approximately 120 square miles. The District is a bi-county special district established in 1894 serving the Town of Truckee and unincorporated areas of Nevada and Placer Counties managed by a Fire Chief and a 5-member Board of Directors.
The Truckee Fire Protection District has 4-staffed stations. Employing 38 full-time firefighters.

The Position
Under supervision of the Fire Captain the Lateral Firefighter/Paramedic shall provide fire, rescue, and pre-hospital emergency medical service (EMS) functions, perform fire suppression, fire prevention education, emergency medical and rescue services per certification, hazardous materials events, and required duties as they relate to the fire service within the community, locally, and statewide. Additionally, participate in the daily activities of their assigned station to ensure efficient operation.
This position works a 48/96 schedule averaging 56-hours per week inclusive of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Applicants must be physically fit to meet the demands of fire service operations and able to work in an environment including during periods of very inclement weather conditions with the possibility of heavy smoke conditions and dust, steep and rough terrain, under at times physically and mentally stressful conditions. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination to perform very technical skilled movements in less than favorable conditions such as roof ventilation with power tools, ladder applications, self-contained breathing apparatus applications, use of various hydraulic tools, and sophisticated EMS procedures, and other fire service-related operations.

Compensation
Salary rates effective January 1, 2021
Firefighter/Paramedic Non-Operator Annual Base $84,780
FLSA Annual $2,270
Firefighter/Paramedic
Annual Base Range $93,240 - $105,492 FLSA Annual Range $2,497 - $2,826
Current Operators will be paid at non-operator rate until completion of EVOC and District Task book.

Benefits
• California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) retirement benefits.
o Classic Members 3% @ 55
o New Members 2.7% @ 57
• Employee pays the employee portion of their retirement contribution, and if a Classic Member pay a percentage of the employer's portion per District MOU.
• District paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and family.
o District paid life and long-term disability insurance.
o Vacationaccrual (6-20 shifts annually).
o Sickleave (12 shifts annually).
o Compensatory Time Off (CTO) (maximum accrual – 108 hours).
Probationary Period
• 1year

Minimum Required Qualifications
EMS Certifications
At the time of application, the applicant must possess:
• Valid current California State Paramedic License or National Registered Paramedic (California licensed within 60-days of employment).
• Possess Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS accreditation or must be obtained within 60-days of employment.
• Valid health care provider CPR certification.
• Current PALS or PEPP certification.

Fire Service Training and Certifications
At the time of application, the applicant must possess:
• Currently employed as a Firefighter/Paramedic with a Public Agency.
• California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 or
IFSAC/ProBoard or equivalent. With the ability to obtain California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 within probationary period.
• ICS-100, ICS-200, NIMS 700 certifications.
• HazMat FRO
Driver's License
• Valid driver license with a clean driving record.
Valid CPAT
• Must possess a current CPAT card or ability to obtain one prior to Chief's Interview - tentatively scheduled for September 20-23, 2021. Go to www.fctconline.org for test dates.

Other
• Must be18 years of age or older.
• Must possess a High School diploma or GED.

Desirable Qualifications
• Associate's or Bachelor's degree.
• Driver/Operator 1A and 1B or equivalent.
• California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 2 or IFSAC/ProBoard or equivalent.
• Engineer experience.
• Company Officer classes.
• Driver License with Firefighter Endorsement.
• HazMat Tech, LARRO, ACLS, RSI.

The Truckee Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic.

About the District
The Truckee Fire Protection District is an "All Risk" district, responding to the needs of the community, regardless of the nature of the incident. Firefighters perform Structural Firefighting, Vehicle Extrication, Confined Space Rescue, Airport Rescue Firefighting, Hazardous Materials response, Urban Search and Rescue, High Angle Rescue, Swift Water and Ice Rescue, Dive Rescue Operations and Wildland Firefighting. The District is also a transporting ALS provider. Its jurisdictional boundary is approximately 120 square miles. The District is a bi-county special district established in 1894 serving the Town of Truckee and unincorporated areas of Nevada and Placer Counties managed by a Fire Chief and a 5-member Board of Directors.
The Truckee Fire Protection District has 4-staffed stations. Employing 38 full-time firefighters.

The Position
Under supervision of the Fire Captain the Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic shall provide fire, rescue, and pre-hospital emergency medical service (EMS) functions, perform fire suppression, fire prevention education, emergency medical and rescue services per certification, hazardous materials events, and required duties as they relate to the fire service within the community, locally, and statewide. Additionally, participate in the daily activities of their assigned station to ensure efficient operation.
This position works a 48/96 schedule averaging 56-hours per week inclusive of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Applicants must be physically fit to meet the demands of fire service operations and able to work in an environment including during periods of very inclement weather conditions with the possibility of heavy smoke conditions and dust, steep and rough terrain, under at times physically and mentally stressful conditions. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination to perform very technical skilled movements in less than favorable conditions such as roof ventilation with power tools, ladder applications, self-contained breathing apparatus applications, use of various hydraulic tools, and sophisticated EMS procedures, and other fire service-related operations.

Compensation
Salary rates effective January 1, 2021
Firefighter/Paramedic Non-Operator Annual Base $84,780
FLSA Annual $2,270
Firefighter/Paramedic Annual Base $93,240 FLSA Annual $2,497
Current Operators will be paid at non-operator rate until completion EVOC and District's driving Task book.

Benefits
• California Public Employees Retirement System
(CalPERS) retirement benefits.
o Classic Members 3% @ 55
o New Members 2.7% @ 57
• Employee pays the employee portion of their retirement contribution, and if a Classic Member pay a percentage of the employer's portion per District MOU.
• District paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employee and family.
o District paid life and long-term disability insurance.
o Vacationaccrual(6-20 shifts annually).
o Sickleave (12 shifts annually).
o Compensatory Time Off (CTO) (maximum accrual – 108 hours).
Probationary Period
• 2year

Minimum Required Qualifications
EMS Certifications
At the time of application, the applicant must possess:
• Valid current California State Paramedic License or National Registered Paramedic (California licensed within 60-days of employment).
• Possess Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS accreditation or must be obtained within 60-days of employment.
• Valid health care provider CPR certification.
• Current PALS or PEPP certification.
Fire Service Training and Certifications
At the time of application, the applicant must possess:
• California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 or
IFSAC/ProBoard or equivalent. With the ability to obtain California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 within probationary period. Or graduate of a CA Firefighter 1 Academy with the ability to obtain California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 within probationary period.
• ICS-100, ICS-200, NIMS 700 certifications.
• HazMat FRO
Driver's License
• Valid driver license with a clean driving record.
Valid CPAT
• Must possess a current CPAT card or ability to obtain one prior to Chief's Interview - tentatively scheduled for September 20-23, 2021. Go to www.fctconline.org for test dates.

Other
• Must be18 years of age or older.
• Must possess a High School diploma or GED.

Desirable Qualifications
• Experience as a Firefighter/Paramedic with a Public Agency or private ambulance.
• Associate's or Bachelor's degree.
• Driver/Operator 1A and 1B or equivalent.
• California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 2 or IFSAC/ProBoard or equivalent.
• Engineer experience.
• Company Officer classes.
• Driver License with Firefighter Endorsement.
• HazMat Tech, LARRO, ACLS, RSI.

The Truckee Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic. This is an intermittent part- time position.

About the District
The Truckee Fire Protection District is an "All Risk" district, responding to the needs of the community, regardless of the nature of the incident. Firefighters perform Structural Firefighting, Vehicle Extrication, Confined Space Rescue, Airport Rescue Firefighting, Hazardous Materials response, Urban Search and Rescue, High Angle Rescue, Swift Water and Ice Rescue, Dive Rescue Operations and Wildland Firefighting. The District is also a transporting ALS provider. Its jurisdictional boundary is approximately 120 square miles. The District is a bi-county special district established in 1894 serving the Town of Truckee and unincorporated areas of Nevada and Placer Counties managed by a Fire Chief and a 5-member Board of Directors.
The Truckee Fire Protection District has 4-staffed stations. Employing 37 full-time firefighters.

The Position
Under supervision of the duty officer the Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic shall perform fire
suppression, rescue, and pre-hospital emergency medical service (EMS) functions. Additionally, participate in the daily activities of their assigned station to ensure efficient operation.
Applicants must be physically fit to meet the demands of fire service operations and able to work in an environment including during periods of very inclement weather conditions with the possibility of heavy smoke conditions and dust, steep and rough terrain, under at times physically and mentally stressful conditions. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination to perform very technical skilled movements in less than favorable conditions such as roof ventilation with power tools, ladder applications, self- contained breathing apparatus applications, use of various hydraulic tools, and sophisticated EMS procedures, and other fire service-related operations.

Compensation
Hourly rates effective January 1, 2021
Firefighter/Paramedic Hourly Rate: $23.03
Firefighter/EMT
Hourly Rate: $20.94

Benefits
• The part-time firefighter/paramedic will be enrolled in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) retirement plan if they are members of CalPERS.
o Classic Members 3% @ 55
o New Members 2.7% @ 57
• Employee pays the employee portion of their
retirement contribution, and if a Classic Member pay a percentage of the employer's portion per District MOU.
• If they are not Members of CalPERS, they will be enrolled in the PARS retirement plan until they have worked 1000 hours within the fiscal year then they will be enrolled in CalPERS.
• There are no insurance benefits such as medical, dental, or vision insurance, nor health reimbursement account contributions.
• Sick leave accrual per California law, but no other leave benefits such as vacation or holiday leave.
Probationary Period
• 2year

Minimum Required Qualifications
EMS Certifications
At the time of application, the applicant must possess:
• Valid current California State Paramedic License or National Registered Paramedic (California licensed within 60-days of employment) or currently enrolled in an accredited paramedic program and possess a current CA or National Registry EMT Basic certification.
• Possess Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS accreditation or must be obtained within 60-days of employment.
• Valid health care provider CPR certification. •Current PALS or PEPP certification.
Fire Service Training and Certifications

At the time of application, the applicant must possess: • California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 or
IFSAC/ProBoard or equivalent. With the ability to obtain California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 within probationary period. Or graduate of a CA Firefighter 1 Academy with the ability to obtain California State Fire Marshal Firefighter 1 within probationary period.
• ICS-100, ICS-200, NIMS 700 certifications. • HazMat FRO
Driver's License
• Valid driver license with a clean driving record.
• Ambulance driver's certificate from the State of
California Department of Motor Vehicles or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Valid CPAT
• Must possess a valid CPAT card or ability to obtain one prior to Chief's Interview - tentatively scheduled for September 20-23, 2021. Go to www.fctconline.org for test dates.

Other
• Must be18 years of age or older.
• Must possess a High School diploma or GED.
• Must reside within 100 miles of Station 91, located at 10049 Donner Pass Rd. Truckee, CA 96161.

Desirable Qualifications
• Experience as a Firefighter/Paramedic with a Public Agency or private ambulance.
• Associate's or Bachelor's degree.
• Driver/Operator 1A and 1B or equivalent.
• Driver License with Firefighter Endorsement.
• HazMat Tech, LARRO, ACLS, RSI.