Ogden City Corporation
  • 12-Sep-2017 to 22-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Fire
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $21.19 to $29.67
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Not Eligible


 REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:

Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED; Valid driver's license; Utah Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic (EMT-P) certifications; and National Fire Protection Association Firefighter 1 and II, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness and Operations, and Fire Inspector I certifications from either the Utah Fire Rescue Academy (UFRA) or any other certifying agency that provides an International Fire Service Accreditation (IFSAC) reciprocity certification.  An IFSAC sticker with a legible number must be present on copies of reciprocity certificates. 

 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE JOB:

COPIES OF ALL PREREQUISITE CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATES MUST BE ATTACHED TO APPLICATION. NO SUBSTITUTES WILL BE ALLOWED IN PLACE OF AN ACTUAL CERTIFICATION CERTIFICATE. PROOF OF NOT EXPIRED CERTIFICATIONS (CURRENT) WILL HAVE TO BE PROVIDED BY CANDIDATE AT TIME OF JOB OFFER. WALLET CARDS WITH LEGIBLE EXPIRATION DATES OR AN EQUIVALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE ITEM LISTED ABOVE WILL DISQUALIFY YOU FROM THE TESTING PROCESS.

 

Experience and Training Guidelines:  Minimum certification as a Utah EMT or EMT-P and UFRA or IFSAC NFPA FF-II, Hazardous Materials First Responder Awareness and Operations and Fire Inspector I.  Work in an emergency firefighting and rescue environment; work in intense life threatening conditions; exposure to fire, smoke, bodily fluids and noise; running, walking, crawling, climbing, stooping and lifting; work in inclement weather conditions; may wear heavy protective equipment while working, and work in an office environment.  Must possess or successfully complete the Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Live Fire Class prior to assignment as Airport Firefighter.

 

Knowledge of:  Principles, practices, and procedures of modern firefighting; operation of equipment, tools, devices, facilities and their proper use; emergency medical, CPR and other medical assistance techniques; operation of ambulances, basic fire inspections, use of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook Calendar.

 

Ability to: Read, understand, and act in accordance with departmental policies, rules and instructions in the field of firefighting; demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment; demonstrate physical aptitude; meet the emergency medical technician requirements prescribed by the State of Utah; learn and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the layout of the City's streets; learn to identify various hazardous materials; complete fire inspections; retain presence of mind in emergency situations; think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies; understand and follow oral and written directions promptly and accurately; analyze fire and emergency situations and adopt effective courses of action; operate and maintain voice radio equipment; possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid driver's license; perform heavy lifting and  physical maneuvering; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 Maintain physical condition to perform essential duties as specified by firefighter certifications and department policies; maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include performing life threatening firefighting activities in an emergency situation; running, walking, crouching or crawling during emergency operations; moving equipment and injured/deceased persons; climbing stairs/ladders; performing life saving and rescue procedures; walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment and vehicles.

 

Effectively deal with personal danger which may include exposure to fire encompassed surroundings, dangerous persons, dangerous animals, hazards of emergency driving; hazards associated with traffic control and working in and near traffic, natural and man-made disasters. Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations; communicating with others, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment and vehicles.  Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of exercising sound judgment and rational thinking under dangerous circumstances; evaluating various options and alternatives and choose an appropriate and reasonable course of action; demonstrating intellectual capabilities during training and testing processes.

 

Work a schedule of varying hours and shifts as determined by the Fire Department Administration that does not exceed an average of 29 hours per week.

 

Essential Functions - Firefighter: As a part-time class, employees may have only limited experience.  Receives immediate supervision from the fire Marshal and/or a Deputy Fire Marshal of Ogden Fire Department.  Stand-by's for commercial air flights, gate security, inspections, and other duties as assigned. 

 

When assigned at the airport+:  Respond to airport stand-by's with the ARFF truck, provide gate security when requested, inspections of buildings, FBO's, and re-fueling companies and the associated vehicles and tank farms, fire alarms with assigned company; lay and connect hose; maintain pumping apparatus; hold nozzles and direct water streams; raise and climb ladders; ventilate burning structures; enter buildings to evacuate occupants; operate all types of fire operation and rescue equipment including portable fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, aerial ladder equipment and emergency medical equipment; respond to emergency medical incidents; analyze patient needs and administer basic life support; assist paramedics at medical emergencies; apply techniques for the control of airway, breathing, circulation, spinal immobilization, shock, patient packaging, and ambulance transport; respond to a variety of general emergency rescue calls including auto accidents, chemical emergencies, trapped persons, ill persons, etc.; obtain and preserve evidence at a fire scene; participate in determining fire origins and causes; clean apparatus and equipment at fire stations; perform general custodial duties as required; help prepare and maintain a variety of firefighting preplan drawings and schematics; participate in fire drills; attend training sessions designated for the Part-Time Firefighting Pool on fire fighting techniques, emergency medical care and the proper use of all equipment and related tools; provide public information and instruction on fire prevention, CPR, and career opportunities; inspect building structures for compliance with fire codes; prepare reports and citations; explain City fire codes and fire prevention policies and procedures to the public. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Maintain good knowledge of City layout.

 Operate and oversee the use of numerous types of vehicles, equipment, tools and apparatus: drive ARFF truck to alerts and stand-by's, operate pump at the fire; regulate water pressure through hose lines; maintain good knowledge of City water system; inspect vehicles, equipment and apparatus; perform maintenance and minor repair work; identify the need for major repairs; maintain records of maintenance and overhauls; maintain station mechanical equipment as assigned by supervisor.

 

Hiring Process Includes: 

  • Rating of Application
  • Rated interview process
  • Pass a background check
  • Fitness test
  • Physical examination by city physician
  • Drug screen

 

Physical Fitness Testing and Drug Screen: Will be administered by Workmed upon hire.

 

Ogden Fire Department Physical Fitness Testing Components This is a pass/fail test;

One Bench Press of 70% of the applicant's body weight

Sit and reach assessment.

Grip strength with a minimum of 40 kg of force

Vertical Leap with a minimum of 16 inches

Sit-ups with as many as possible in one minute.  Minimum of 25.

Push-ups with as many as possible. Minimum of 20.

MET Test with minimum MET score of 9.2

 

 

CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK   

Successful applicant must pass background check.

 

MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT

Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.

 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS

Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process.  This is for initial appointments only.

 

SALARY RANGE

Range PT FF-ARFF ($21.19 to $29.67 hr. DOQ) This position is not eligible for benefits.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Thursday, September 28, 2017.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT  84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein.  Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.

 

WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE

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September 12, 2017

Ogden City Corporation
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