Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.
With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.
The Firefighter Reserve position augments the full-time career firefighters and under general supervision, performs the full array of duties assigned to firefighters including performing fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property.
- Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections
- Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys
- Interact with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies
- Perform fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms for various types of fires and using appropriate extinguishing agents per the source of fire
- Operate and inspect various pieces of fire equipment, gear and facilities for safety, fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations
- Provide written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on scene
- Respond to emergency medical calls; perform primary and secondary physical assessment of ill or injured persons, providing emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle
- Perform skilled tasks at the scenes of emergency and non-emergency calls, and transfer patients to medical facilities
- Provide written reports detailing patient care
- May serve as a preceptor for paramedic and EMT-B trainees
- Under a physician’s direction, provides treatment or directs response team in the administration of medications, intravenous solutions, respiratory assistance, EKG monitoring, telemetry transmissions and other life support procedures
- Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain
- Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training
- Participate in continuing education along with technical and practical training to maintain competencies, skillset and certifications.
- Must be at least 18 years of age by the date of appointment
- Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in accordance with company policy. DUI within last 5 years is disqualifying
- High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
- Communicate effectively, both orally and written
- Credentials/Licenses will vary based on job location and local agency requirements
- Firefighting may require an annual pack test. The Pack test refers to work capacity tests used to qualify individuals for Wildland firefighting duty. The pack test measures aerobic capacity, muscular strength and muscular endurance. The pack test requires completion at the arduous endurance level: a 3-mile hike with a 45-pound pack to be completed within 45 minutes
If you have a passion for firefighting and patient care and you have the drive to succeed and the skills to deliver where every second counts, apply today!