#22: RESERVE SEASONAL WILDLAND ENGINE BOSS
LOCATION: Fire Operations
WORKED: 40 hours/week, Unless Deployed
WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Until Filled
submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be
considered in our job selection process.
Seasonal Wildland Engine Boss will be responsible for all aspects
of an assigned engine, crew, equipment and facility.
for all aspects of an assigned engine, crew and
daily cleanup and maintenance of equipment, buildings and vehicles;
check inventory and supplies; and identify potential hazards in
order to maintain equipment and to be prepared for wildland fire
wildland fire operations: operate wildland fire apparatus, operate
power tools and pumps, and construct fire control lines with
wildland hand tools.
wildland fire training sessions as required.
training to crew members as required.
chain saws and other power tools to clear brush and cut
hazardous fuels mitigation projects to prevent and slow the spread
of wildland fires by working alongside and providing direction to
crew members on the proper and safe use of tools, including
chainsaws, to complete these tasks.
instructions and carry out directions from supervisors.
relay instructions and information accurately.
for accurately completing all required reports/documentation and
travel for extended periods as work sites may be away from home
other duties as specified by his or her supervisor(s).
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Seasonal Engine boss must meet current performance requirements
defined in the National Wildfire Coordinating group (NWCG) Single
Resource Engine Boss Task book.
AND EQUIPMENT USED:
May use all
but not limited to wildland fire suppression equipment, wildland
fire apparatus, chippers, chain saws, weed eaters, fire pumps,
hoses and other standard equipment, radio, pager, computer,
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand; walk; hike; use hands to manipulate 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 smell.
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.
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job.
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 exposed
to wet and/or humid conditions, heated environment, cold
environment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic
chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
level in the work environment is usually moderate, except during
certain firefighting activities when noise levels may be
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.
- Must provide
certificates of training and completed task books verifying Engine
- Must provide
a minimum of three evaluations from separate deployments serving in
the Engine Boss position.
pass firefighter entrance exam.
pass interview panel(s).
complete an arduous level pack test per NWCG
- Pass an
extensive background check.
- Pass a
pre-employment physical examination.
- Pass a
pre-employment drug screen.
Be 18 years
or older at the time of employment.
Have a valid
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
valid driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past
three years. Must be able to obtain a driver's license applicable
to Fire Department apparatus.
Be able to
read and write the English language.
working knowledge of driver safety, CEVO class
ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800.
available 24/7 during the hired work period for in City and out of
the area deployments.
ability to perform strenuous or peak physical effort during
emergency, training or station maintenance for prolonged periods of
time under extreme conditions (heights, heat, cold or
ability to act effectively in emergent and stressful
ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
ability to communicate effectively both orally and in
ability to establish effective working relationships with
employees, other agencies, and the general public.
points will be awarded to candidates based on the highest verified
formal education achievement (0.5 point for an Associate's Degree,
1 point for a Bachelor's Degree, and 1.5 points for a Master's
Degree or higher; based on a 100 point grading scale).
preference point will be awarded to candidates based on submission
of a qualifying DD214 (1 point, based on a 100 point grading
point will be awarded to candidates based on current EMT licensure
(1 point, based on a 100 point grading scale).
preference points will be awarded to candidates that are testing
for full-time employment as a firefighter with the Farmington Fire
Department (2 points on a 100 point scale).
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