Entry Level Firefighter Paramedic

Company Name:
City of Arlington
Visit www.arlingtonwa.gov for application and complete details
Perform a complete range of firefighting activities and operate any and all Fire Department equipment, tools and apparatus within its full operational capability to protect life and property and to deliver National and County Advanced Life Support certified emergency medical aid and CPR services (at the Paramedic level).
Perform conscientiously, proficiently and independently at any and all emergency and non-emergency assignments and duties. Responsible for recognizing the importance placed on activities by the public and for tactful treatment of citizens. Responsible for assigned medical, fire prevention and suppression equipment of the Fire Department.
Individuals are required to maintain certification as a Physician's Trained Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic as proscribed by RCW Chapter 18, and as established by the Snohomish County Medical Director and the Arlington Fire Department Medical Director.
Minimum Qualifications:
- At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
- United States citizen.
- High school graduate or GED
- Associate Degree in Fire Science preferred
- Washington State Firefighter 1 Certification in preferred
- Must possess either Washington State Paramedic Certification or National Paramedic Certification approved by the Department of Health
- Must meet certification standards as established by the Snohomish County Medical Director and the Arlington Fire Department Medical Director
- Successfully pass written, oral, psychological, and practical examinations
- Satisfactorily pass examinations by licensed health care providers to ensure that no physical, emotional, sensory or mental conditions exist which could adversely affect performance of duties, including a drug screen
- Possess and maintain a valid State of Washington Driver License and, as required, Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention Certificate, with a driving record acceptable to the City
- Criminal record free of any convictions which relate to fitness to perform the job of Firefighter/Paramedic
Benefits:
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance; life insurance; short- and long-term disability plans; and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
- Employer contribution to Post Retirement Medical Trust
- LEOFF II Washington State Department of Retirement Systems
- Employer match to Washington State Deferred Compensation Program
- 2-days on, 4-days off rotation
- Up to 120 hours of holiday pay per year
- 15 Kelly shifts per year
- Vacation leave
- Sick leave
- Longevity pay (1% - 3%)
- Education incentive pay (2% - 6%)
How to Apply:
Complete City of Arlington Application for Employment and include:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- Completed Supplemental Information Sheet
- Proof of high school graduation or GED
- Driver abstract from Department of Licensing for past five years (Washington State or other State(s) of residence)
- Photocopy of current Paramedic Certification
- Current CPAT examination results
- Veterans Scoring Certification (if applicable)
- Photocopy of DD-214 if applying for Veterans Scoring (if applicable)
Submit application and enclosures to:
City of Arlington
Human Resources Department
238 N Olympic Ave
Arlington, WA 98223
Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date. Faxed or emailed applications are not accepted.

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