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Emergency Services - Firefighter/Paramedic (Part-Time)

DAWSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
1.1.2.1 Internal Competitive
1.1.2.2 Open Competitive

Job Title: Firefighter/Paramedic (Part-Time)
Department: Dawson County Emergency Services
Salary: $14.00 - $20.93 hourly
Status: Part-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL 5:00 P.M.  JUNE 28, 2017

Job Summary:
Includes, but is not limited to, firefighting and patient care. Employee will acquire a knowledge of the operation of various types of apparatus, tools, and equipment used within the department; maintain all equipment and keep station in a state of readiness at all times. Employee will attend training and maintain the necessary hours to satisfy the department’s training requirements in Fire and EMS. Employee shall be responsible for keeping physically fit. While gaining Dawson County Emergency Services experience and training for advancement as Firefighter/Paramedic, employee will assist upper level Firefighter/Paramedics in simultaneous fire suppression, search and rescue, and patient care activities. Shall perform other related duties as needed.

Job Requirements:
Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or GED, and have four years’ experience as a firefighter and EMT; at least 12 months experience as Paramedic preferred. Must have a Georgia Paramedic Certification, NPQ Firefighter I certification, Basic Life Support certification (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), a valid Class B License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR); good verbal and written communication skills, have some knowledge of applicable state laws and county ordinances, and ability to communicate with the public on a daily basis. Applicant must be able to pass a Physical Agility Test along with a Background Check and a Drug Screening.

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Applications are in the County Administration office and here. Applications may be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Human Resources Department, 25 Justice Way, Suite 2233, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.