City of Memphis Job Opportunities

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Job Title: Firefighter Paramedic Lateral

  • Job Type: Civil Service  
  • Salary: $57,212.22 annually
  • Closing date: 7/31/2017
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00297

Works under assigned fire station Lieutenant and on-duty Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Lieutenant.  Questions patient or other bystanders to gather medical information.  Checks pulse and respiration of patient.  Administers medical treatment in response to patient’s medical condition.  Determines whether to transport patient using ambulance or wing based on medical situation and according to orders and protocols.  Communicates with medical personnel at hospital regarding medical treatment and/or condition of patient.  Loads and unloads patients to and from ambulance.  Drives emergency ambulance on an emergency call in a safe manner and transports patients to hospitals or medical facilities.  Assists hospital personnel in emergency situations.  Listens for alarm and details of radio message received from alarm office.  Searches for victims in smoky areas and determines safest evacuation routes for self and victim.  Pries open vehicles, equipment, or structures using specialized equipment such as the jaws-of-life.  Drags or carries an unconscious victim down ladders or stairs.  Connects hoses and couplings to water sources, pumps, nozzles, etc. and advances charged hose lines to fight fire.  Identifies flammable or hazardous materials.  Lifts and maneuvers hand-held and hand-raised ladders.  Extinguishes fires in areas where there is no visibility and extreme heat.  Opens holes in structures using axes, pike poles, or other equipment.  Preserves evidence of arson for use by an arson investigator.  Develops and maintains current knowledge of well-established firefighting procedures.  Cleans equipment and inspects or tests equipment on apparatus.

Job Title: Fire Private II Lateral

  • Job Type: Civil Service  
  • Salary: $52,488.28 annually
  • Closing date: 7/31/2017 
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00298

Works under the direction of an assigned Lieutenant. Listens for alarm and details of radio message received from alarm office. Searches for victims in smoky areas and determines safest evacuation routes for self and victim.  Pries open vehicles, equipment, or structures using specialized equipment such as the hydraulic rescue tool.  Drags or carries an unconscious victim down ladders or stairs.  Connects hoses and couplings to water sources, pumps, nozzles, etc. and advances charged hose lines to fight fire.  Identifies flammable or hazardous materials.  Lifts and maneuvers hand-held and hand-raised ladders.  Extinguishes fires in areas where there is no visibility and extreme heat.  Opens holes in structures using axes, pike poles, or other equipment.  Preserves evidence of arson for use by an arson investigator.  Develops and maintains current knowledge of well-established firefighting procedures and maintains certifications and licenses.  Cleans equipment and inspects or tests equipment on apparatus.  Questions patient or other bystanders to gather medical information.  Conducts assessments of patients and administers emergency medical care as a pre-hospital care provider.  Transports patients to the appropriate hospital for appropriate treatment in response to patient’s condition.

 

Apply online by going to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/memphistn

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