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Reserve Alternative Response Unit EMT

Company: City of Farmington
Location: Farmington
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB POSTINGCITY OF FARMINGTONJOB POSTING #20: RESERVE ALTERNATIVE RESPONSE UNIT EMTNUMBER OF VACANCIES: As Needed DEPARTMENT: Fire TYPE OF POSITION: Temporary WORK LOCATION: Fire OperationsHOURS WORKED: Varies HIRING RANGE: $15.00/HourDAYS WORKED: TBT/Varied APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Until Filled JOB DUTIES Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process. Note: Testing will occur throughout the year for hiring or hiring list purposes, you will be notified via email on testing dates as/should they occur. Please contact Brooke Tomlinson, HRBP, with any questions at (505) 599-1134 or btomlinson@fmtn.org .POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:The Reserve Alternative Repose Unit EMT is responsible for providing transportation services in a safe, professional manner for persons seeking shelter to the Sobering Center.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Attendance at work is an essential function of this positionWorks under the general supervision of the Reserve ARU Supervisor or Deputy Chiefs.Operates a City owned passenger vehicle in a safe, professional mannerAssists with passenger loading & unloading from vehiclesFollows assigned routes and responds to calls for pick upDemonstrates an understanding & sensitivity of the needs of the individuals in need of transportationCompletes thorough vehicle pre-trip, post-trip, and inspections as requiredAbility to understand the English language to include traffic signs, signals, maps, manifests, and schedulesKeeps the vehicle clean and ready for pick upsCompletes paperwork as required.Completes basic evaluations to meet the Sobering Centers admittance criteria. Check and maintain all medical equipment during assigned hours.NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES: May assist to coordinate or instruct other personnel, as assigned.The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:Radios, cellphones, tablets or other electronic devices as required. Janitorial and cleaning supplies. Safe vehicle operations. All medical assigned equipment.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally drag up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, in high precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, heated environment, cold environment, and fumes or airborne particles.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.QUALIFICATIONSThis position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy which includes, pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.Have a valid High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three yearsAll candidates must:

  • Must successfully pass an entrance exam
  • Successfully pass a series of interview panels
  • Pass an extensive background check
  • Pass a pre-employment physical examination
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screenBe 18 years or older at the time of employment.Be able to read and write the English language.Have a working knowledge of driver safety, CEVO class preferred.Knowledge of City of Farmington streetsMust have and maintain NM EMT basic or above licensure. Have the ability to act effectively in emergent and stressful situations.Have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions.Have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.Have the ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public.Comply with the City's Environmental, Health and Safety programA returning Reserve employee may not be required to take the entrance exam or interviews at the discretion of the Fire Chief. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V

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