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The City of Great Bend Firefighter/EMT in Great Bend, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11568850

Under the direction of the Captain, Battalion Chief, and Fire Chief, responds to alarms and other emergency calls to protect life and property. Operates firefighting and ambulance equipment. Participates in fire prevention programs, including public education and fire inspections. Responsible for ambulance and rescue runs, station maintenance, and training activities. Work varies and requires individual judgement within prescribed standards and procedures.


+ Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, entry, ventilation, and salvage work.


+ Operates equipment as required and otherwise assists in the suppression of fires and in the protection of life and property.


+ Operates defibrillators and administers medical aid.


+ After fire has been extinguished, performs cleanup and overhaul work and ensures equipment is ready for the next alarm.


+ Assists in maintaining fire apparatus, equipment, fire station, and grounds.


+ Responds to emergency calls.


+ Participates in continuing training and instruction programs by individual study of technical matter and attendance at scheduled drills and classes relating to firefighting techniques and emergency medical treatment.


+ Assumes the duties of the Captain in his absence ( FFIV).


+ Responds to major alarms while off duty.


+ Performs home and building surveys.


+ Performs hydrant inspections and tests.

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