FIRE-MEDIC (Job Opening ID #512967)
Full-time position available with KCMO’s Fire Department, location varies.
Normal Work Days/Hours: Varies.
Application Deadline: May 24, 2021. Apply online at www.kcmo.gov/careers.
Responsible for all patient care (Advanced as well as Basic Life Support) according to patient care modalities in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, statutes, and protocols. Documents patient medical records including completing the MARF in its entirety. Provides direction to other crew members, as it pertains to patient care. Serves as an emergency responder in the mission areas of fire protection, rescue services and hazardous materials response. Responds to alarms of fires or other emergencies with a pumper company. Operates assigned pumps, aerial ladders and auxiliary equipment. Lays and connects hose and directs fog, chemical, and water streams. Raises and climbs ladders and uses chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines, and related equipment. Responds to emergency calls for drowning’s, inhalator cases, accidents and natural or other catastrophes and removes persons from danger. Administers emergency medical care per procedures prescribed by Emergency Medical Services Director and to the individual’s standard of training as a Paramedic. Participates in fire drills and attends classes in firefighting, emergency medical care, and related subjects. Inspects buildings and premises for compliance with fire prevention ordinances for pre-planning and familiarization activities and delivers public education material. Performs general custodial work in the upkeep of departmental apparatus, equipment and structures. Participates in special details for pumping flooded basements, tracing dangerous gas leaks or smoke. When assigned to airport duty as a member of the fire and rescue squad, responds to all aircraft emergencies, such as potential hazardous landings, aircraft fires, crashes, and airport structural fires. Receives specialized training for aircraft. REQUIRES high school diploma or possession of a state-issued GED/HiSET. Must be 18 years of age by May 24, 2021. Must not have turned 30 years of age prior to May 24, 2021. Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application and appointment. Must possess a valid Missouri State Paramedic License or National Registered Paramedic (EMT-P) license, obtain and maintain City privileges at the Paramedic level, and obtain and maintain ambulance credentialing. Must successfully meet all requirements of the KCFD Academy and be able to obtain Missouri State FF I & II within the first year of employment. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post offer physical. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. Information must be clearly specified in application materials. If applying online, be sure to enter driver’s license information. Making a copy of driver’s license and Paramedic license and attaching it to your application materials is advised. Preference given to those who possess Firefighter I & II certifications. Salary Range: $3,287-$6,786/month*. *Up to $7,000 in incentives after successful completion of specific requirements. EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.