Town of West Hartford Firefighter/Paramedic Seeking men and women to join our firefighting team. Work entails general Fire Department duties including firefighting and rescue work.
This is general duty fire prevention, fire protection, and firefighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, doing rescue work and providing emergency medical care in cases of emergency. Assist in the maintenance of equipment, stations, and apparatus. In addition to the general duties of Firefighter, as Paramedic, this position also provides patient care and treatment in medical emergencies under the direct or indirect supervision of a sponsor hospital physician, and in the event of life-threatening emergencies, on own initiative to the extent authorized by the Sponsor Hospital and Advanced Life Support protocols.
When not involved in providing emergency care, the Firefighter/Paramedic works under the general supervision of a company officer.
All persons who meet all of the following minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply. The West Hartford Fire Department is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
- Age: Eighteen (18) years of age. Please state your date of birth in the appropriate space on the application. Failure to do so will automatically disqualify your application for the position.
- Education: Graduation from a standard high school or a recognized general education equivalency (GED).
Required License/Certifications: Applicants must possess a valid Driver's License at the time of appointment.Applicants must either currently possess NREMT Paramedic and/or be a CT Licensed Paramedic with the ability to attain medical control. All candidates are required to provide evidence of physical ability by obtaining Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification by November 25, 2019 in order to continue in the process (certification must have been obtained within one year prior to submittal).
EOE/MF West Hartford CT 06107
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