Home Government Departments Human Resources Employment Opportunities Firefighter Paramedic
Class Code: 327
Salary: $44,500 - $48,500 annually
Location: Logan, UT
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 17-45
Closing Date: June 23, 2017 (Closes at 5:00 p.m.
The City is looking for candidates with the following education, training, and experience AT THE TIME OF EXAMINATION:
- Must be 21 years of age.
- Must be a high school graduate or have GED equivalency.
- Must not have been convicted of any felony, or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
- Must be able-bodied and capable of speaking and writing the English language.
- Must be a citizen of United States or be eligible to work within the United States.
- Must pass a pre-employment background and reference check, and a pre-employment drug screen.
- Must be currently certified as a Utah Emergency Medical Paramedic.
- Must be currently certified as a Firefighter I and II, Haz Mat Awareness and Operations by the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy or any International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) accredited agency.
- Must become Apparatus Driver Operator (Pumper) through the Utah Fire and Rescue Academy or IFSAC accredited agency within 24 months of employment.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and must obtain a Commercial Drivers License within six months of hire.
Desirable qualifications and certifications include HAZ-Mat Technician, Technical Rescue Certificate, Associates or Bachelor degree.
Performing a variety of fire suppression activities at the fire scene, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders, and utilizing a variety of equipment, including pike poles, smoke ejectors, and forcible entry tools.
Operating fire suppression and/or emergency assistance equipment.
Performing emergency rescue activities at fire, accident, or other emergency scenes.
Administering first aid, at the EMI I, EMT Advanced or Paramedic level, at fire, accident, and other emergency rescue scenes.
Performing fire safety inspections of businesses, manufacturing/industrial facilities, schools, and other commercial/public facilities to identify fire hazards, potential/actual fire code violations, and to verify locations of hazardous materials.
Talking with school groups and other City residents to explain fire/safety/fire prevention practices and techniques and inform them about the functions of the Logan City Fire Department.
All City employees are paid within a salary range based on a statewide market study. Annual merit increases are based upon personal performance on goals established by the employees, immediate supervisor, and Human Resource Department, as funds are appropriated by the municipal council.
- Choice of medical, dental, and vision plans.
- Heath Savings Account (HAS)
- Fully paid retirement as approved by the Municipal Council.
- Deferred compensation retirement plans.
- Term life insurance coverage.
Essential functions, as determined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above tasks, knowledge, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions of this class. The approved class specifications are not intended to and do not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person(s). This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Selection is made in accordance with the Civil Service Rules and Regulations. The City of Logan abides by the anti-nepotism guidelines as outlined in the state statutes and city policy. Logan City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or religion.
The recruit examination process will be divided into five phases over a two day period:
• A physical fitness exam using nationally recognized job skills will be given to all applicants. This exam will be a timed activity. Any applicant who does not complete the physical fitness exam in the allotted time will not be eligible to continue in the testing process.
• A practical exam based upon current Utah EMS Protocols will be given to all applicants who pass the physical fitness portion of the exam. This section on the recruitment process will be rated to a maximum of 20% of the composite score.
• A 2-3 hour video based exam will be given to all applicants who pass the physical fitness portion of the exam. This section on the recruitment process will be rated to a maximum of 40% of the composite score.
• An Oral Exam will be given to all applicants who pass the physical fitness portion of the exam. This section on the recruitment process will be rated to a maximum of 20% of the composite score.
• Applicants will be given additional points based on a pre-determined list of qualifications relating to education and experience. This section on the recruitment process will be rated to a maximum of 20% of the composite score.
Candidates are responsible to ensure that all information is provided to the City for assessment. Copies of Certifications and diplomas are required in order to receive credit. Credit will not be given without proof or verification.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 23, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.
Complete and submit a City of Logan Employment Application by 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017.
Submit copies of all Firefighter related Certifications, Diplomas, Degrees and letters to support the Education and Experience with the Application. (Credit will not be given without proof or verification)
Submit all Firefighter related Certifications and diplomas of any and all Degrees.
Please apply by going to the City’s website www.loganutah.org. Click on Departments, Human Resources, Employment Opportunities. Follow the instructions to fill out your application. Resumes and supporting documents may be attached after filling out the application.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-716-9044 for questions relating to the application process. For department or job specific questions, please email email@example.com
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - Physical Agilities Test
After June 26, 2017 call Heather Knowles at 435-716-9044 to schedule a time for your PA Test
For Those Who Pass the Physical Test:
Thursday morning, July 13, 2017 – Video & Written Test
Thursday afternoon, July 13, & 14 (if needed) - EMS Skills and Oral Boards will be conducted
(Time will be assigned)
WHAT IS IT LIKE IN LOGAN?
Logan City is a Utah Municipal Corporation with an elected Mayor and Municipal Council form of government. The City of Logan is a full-service, economically stable community of about 53,000 residents.
Logan is experiencing growth in its employment base and population. The City provides all public services except natural gas and telephone services. Logan is the largest community in Cache Valley and is Utah's northeast gateway to Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Logan residents enjoy a four-season climate with ample access to boating, fishing, hiking, Nordic and Alpine skiing, camping, and other cultural and recreational activities. Logan enjoys access to one of the finest golf course in Utah, Logan River Golf Course. The City boasts a unique variety of cultural activities and educational opportunities. For those candidates who may be interested in continuing their education; Utah State University, a land grant university, is in Logan.
Logan is nestled in beautiful Cache Valley, surrounded by mountains. It is 90 miles north of Salt Lake City. This is an opportunity for professional advancement in a growing community at a very exciting time.
WHAT CAN A CANDIDATE FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT EXPECT?
The Logan Fire/EMS Department is a multi-dimensional department that provides a diverse number of services not only to the citizens of Logan, but also to all of Cache County. Although known as a fire department, our organization provides advanced life support (ALS) and intermediate ambulance service for a population of approximately 100,000 covering an area of over 1,172 square miles. Requests for the emergency medical ambulance service comprise approximately 85% of the fire department's alarm volume. The department fulfills this responsibility in partnership with the Cache County EMS Authority (CCEMS).
The Logan City Fire Department staff consists of the Fire Chief, two (2) Assistant Chiefs, three (3) Battalion Chiefs, a Fire Inspector, nine (9) Captains, three (3) shifts of twelve firefighters, and a Secretary.
There are five divisions within the Logan City Fire Department: Administration, Suppression, Emergency Medical Services, Training, and Fire Prevention.
Administration Division: This division is dedicated to providing quality customer service to both our internal and external customers.
Suppression Division: This division is responsible for the safety and care of the residents of Logan, River Heights, Providence, College Ward, and Young Ward. We are ready to respond 24 hours a day to diverse emergencies from fires to all types of emergency rescues.
Emergency Medical Services: This division is committed to providing emergency medical services to the community. We not only continually strive to enhance our own skills but to work with others in public education.
Training Division: The training officer is responsible for researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating fire fighting, medical, hazardous materials, safety, special rescue and other training programs.
Fire Prevention Division: This Division has the responsibility to ensure all public buildings, i.e. schools, churches, factories, and other buildings are safe for those who work or visit them. It also oversee Fire Investigation and Public Education.
Contact : City of Logan
Address: 290 North 100 West, Logan, Utah 84321
Deadline for Applying : Jun 24, 2017