The City of Lamar is seeking a skilled professional to join its Fire/Ambulance Department in the position of Fire Engineer/EMT-Intermediate.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, one year of experience as a Firefighter or as a volunteer and knowledgeable in all aspects of general fire- fighting tactics, and operations of all fire apparatus and equipment. Shall be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate, by the State of Colorado, or EMT-Basic with IV certification and is willing to obtain EMT-Intermediate certification. Applicants must possess a valid Colorado driver’s licenses. Applicants shall be certified as a Fire Fighter 1 under the Colorado Division of Fire Safety or become certified within two years. Hazardous Materials Operations or Technician level certifications preferred.
Under general supervision, responds to alarm and other emergency calls to protect life and property; drives and operates fire equipment and apparatus; participates in fire prevention programs including inspections, station maintenance, and training activities; operates and carries out Emergency Medical Technician duties; leads volunteers. Work varies requiring individual judgment within prescribed standards and procedures.
Applications may be picked up at the Human Resources Office, City Complex, 102 East Parmenter, Lamar, CO 81052-3299 or on-line at www.ci.lamar.co.us. Applications (including a resume) must be submitted to the Human Resources Office at the above address or to firstname.lastname@example.org 4:00pm, Friday, October 31, 2014.
Please call Lamar Fire Chief Marshall Cook at 719-336-4321 if you have further questions.