BATH TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT1787 N. DIXIE HWY.LIMA, OHIO 45801(419) 221-0550
CLASS TITLE:(Intermittent) Firefighter/EMT or ParamedicWORKING TITLE(S):Firefighter/EMT or ParamedicFLSA STATUS:Non-exemptPAY STATUS: Resolution/Motion EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Intermittent
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to the following, performs other related duties as required.Under direction, performs fire prevention, suppression, and rescue activities; performs emergency or other medical care functions; cleans, repairs, and maintains facility and equipment; prepares records and reports; performs public relations activities.
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of training and work experience, which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities, listed below. An example of an acceptable qualification for this position is:High school diploma or GED; must be at least 18 years of age; must reside, or be willing to relocate, in Allen County, Ohio or adjacent county. Must possess Ohio Firefighter Level I or II certification and a valid Ohio driver’s license. Must possess state certification as an EMT or Paramedic.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: For purposes of 42 USC 12101.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs other duties, as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Necessary to perform duties (* indicates developed after employment).Knowledge of: fire suppression and prevention techniques and equipment; fire safety and enforcement laws; emergency medical treatment/paramedic techniques and equipment; safety practices and procedures; geographic layout of Township; public relations; building maintenance and repair procedures; equipment and vehicle repair procedures.
Skill in: tracing a fire from its origin; operation of emergency vehicles, equipment, and instruments; operation of aerial ladder, pumps, and other fire suppression equipment; computer operation.
Ability to: recognize life threatening and emergency situations and take appropriate action; exercise sound judgment; carry out instructions in written, oral, picture, or schedule form; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, media, general public, and other safety officials; demonstrate physical fitness; work under hazardous and stressful conditions; diagnose equipment malfunctions and take appropriate corrective action; communicate effectively; prepare and deliver speeches and presentations; prepare and maintain accurate documentation.
Hazardous materials monitoring equipment, pump and ladder trucks, aerial bucket trucks, automobile, fire suppression equipment, portable chemical fire extinguisher, axe, claw tools, fans, computer, office equipment, and any other related equipment.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
State of Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license; Ohio Firefighter Level I or II, and Ohio EMT or Paramedic with related certifications.
This position description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities which may be performed by the position incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform duties required by the Township Fire Chief and/or Trustees.
Bath Township Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free workplace.
Bath Township Fire Department
1787 N. Dixie Highway
Lima, OH 45801
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