Engineer monitoring engine

Fire Engineer

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Employees in the Fire Engineer job classification are supervised by a Captain, Acting Captain or higher ranking officer. Employees within the Fire Engineer job classification do not supervise other employees.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following, which are listed in no particular order or significance:

• Drive all types of fire apparatus and other District vehicles to and from emergencies and other fire District activities that require the operation of fire apparatus and other vehicles.
• Operate pumps and other firefighting equipment at emergencies and during all other District activities that require the operation of fire apparatus.
• Inspect vehicles, equipment, and apparatus, including aerial lift and pumping equipment; perform maintenance and minor repair work; identify and assist in major repair and maintenance; maintain records of maintenance of apparatus and vehicles.
• Operate all types of portable emergency equipment including: fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, breathing apparatus, emergency medical equipment and other rescue equipment.
• Analyze and initiate basic life support care to the sick and injured.
• Respond to hazardous materials incidents and function within certified level of training.
• Participate in fire inspection and other fire prevention and public education activities; ensure that businesses are operating in compliance with the fire code; maintain appropriate records and files.
• Participate in public education activities including facility tours, career days, neighborhood programs and public education presentations.
• Attend training sessions which include firefighting techniques, hazardous material response, emergency medical care, proper use of all equipment and related tools, strategy and tactics, policies and procedures and other didactic and manipulative training activities.
• Clean apparatus and equipment and perform general custodial duties as required.
• Assist in maintaining pre-fire plans; update maps as required.
• Respond to public complaints regarding weed abatement and fire and life safety hazards.
• Act as Fire Captain, as required, if qualified and assigned.
• Perform related duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to:

• Effectively and safely drive/operate the full range of fire apparatus/equipment used by the District. Perform field calculations of hydraulics for the proper and effective operations of equipment at emergency scenes.
• Understand and act in accordance with District policies, rules, and instructions.
• Learn and to apply firefighting and medical techniques and procedures.
• Demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment.
• Perform emergency medical practices and procedures at the level of a competent California State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
• Retain operational awareness in emergency situations.
• Think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies.
• Understand and follow oral and written directions promptly and accurately.
• Perform occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs. and physical maneuvering.
• Perform general office and clerical duties in support of assigned activities.
• Operate a computer and learn how to use general and job specific computer applications.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and members of other public agencies.
• Work in communal environment that includes common sleeping, eating, and restroom facilities.
• Analyze fire and emergency conditions and employ effective courses of action.
• Maintain and test fire sprinkler systems and fire hydrants.
• Operate and maintain voice radio equipment.
• Rescue and evacuate victims from buildings, vehicles and other entrapments.
• Pass required oral, manipulative, and written exams.
• Provide lead supervision over fire suppression personnel, when assigned.

Knowledge of:

• Principles, practices, and procedures of modern firefighting and firefighting vehicles, equipment and apparatus.
• Principles, practices and procedures of modern firefighting.
• Fire apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, facilities and their proper use.
• Basic principles of hydraulics relating to fire equipment.
• Safe driving practices.
• Basic life support emergency medical principles and practices.

Experience: Three years of full-time, paid firefighting experience.

Education: Minimum of 45 semester units from a regionally accredited university or college. Internal candidates must provide official transcripts confirming they have met this requirement by April 1, 2019. Failure to do so will result in immediate reclassification to Firefighter or previously held position.

Licenses or Certificates:

• Valid Class A, B, or C California driver’s license with Firefighter endorsement.
• Possession of a current State of California Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
• Possession of California State Fire Marshal Firefighter I Certificate.
• Possession of a current Health Care Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card.
• ICS 100, 200 and 300.
• Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 1A and IB Certification.

Desired Qualifications:

• Demonstrated proficiency in college-level Math, Science and English. Examples of acceptable courses to meet the minimum education requirement include at least one semester of courses equivalent to or above Math 90, Biology 101, and English 101.
• Associates and/or Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited university or college
• Office of State Fire Marshal-Command 1A Certificate
• Office of State Fire Marshal Fire Officer Certification
• Office of State Fire Marshal Chief Fire Officer Certification
• National Registry EMT Certificate

THE BENEFITS

• Retirement:Provided through the Public Employees Retirement System. 3% @ 50, single highest year. Employee pays 9% employee contribution.
• Holidays: 9 paid holidays per year.
• Vacation and Sick Leave: Generous leave package.
• Health, Dental and Vision: The District currently provides a plan at no cost to employee.
• Uniform Allowance: $1,000 per year.
• Life Insurance: $50,000.
• Optional Benefit Programs: Deferred compensation plans, credit union membership.
• Haz Mat Team Incentive: $500-1,000 tiered stipend per year and $50,000 additional life insurance.
• Education Incentive: $600 per year.

All current active reserves with the District will receive 1.5 points credit for each year of continuous service with the District up to a maximum of 15 points towards the total score.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for positions.

TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS – Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special-test arrangements you require in Section 12 of the application form.

APPEAL RIGHTS – Examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud or error in scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Fire Chief within seven days after the examination results are mailed.

DISCLAIMER – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District reserves the right to revise the examination plan described herein to better meet the needs of the District. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding.
Final offer of employment will be contingent upon the employee successfully passing a department-paid pre-employment physical examination, drug screening, psychological exam, and background check.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Employees in the Fire Engineer job classification are supervised by a Captain, Acting Captain or higher ranking officer. Employees within the Fire Engineer job classification do not supervise other employees. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to the following, which are listed in no particular order or significance: • Drive all types of fire apparatus and other District vehicles to and from emergencies and other fire District activities that require the operation of fire apparatus and other vehicles. • Operate pumps and other firefighting equipment at emergencies and during all other District activities that require the operation of fire apparatus. • Inspect vehicles, equipment, and apparatus, including aerial lift and pumping equipment; perform maintenance and minor repair work; identify and assist in major repair and maintenance; maintain records of maintenance of apparatus and vehicles. • Operate all types of portable emergency equipment including: fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, breathing apparatus, emergency medical equipment and other rescue equipment. • Analyze and initiate basic life support care to the sick and injured. • Respond to hazardous materials incidents and function within certified level of training. • Participate in fire inspection and other fire prevention and public education activities; ensure that businesses are operating in compliance with the fire code; maintain appropriate records and files. • Participate in public education activities including facility tours, career days, neighborhood programs and public education presentations. • Attend training sessions which include firefighting techniques, hazardous material response, emergency medical care, proper use of all equipment and related tools, strategy and tactics, policies and procedures and other didactic and manipulative training activities. • Clean apparatus and equipment and perform general custodial duties as required. • Assist in maintaining pre-fire plans; update maps as required. • Respond to public complaints regarding weed abatement and fire and life safety hazards. • Act as Fire Captain, as required, if qualified and assigned. • Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Abilities and Knowledge Ability to: • Effectively and safely drive/operate the full range of fire apparatus/equipment used by the District. Perform field calculations of hydraulics for the proper and effective operations of equipment at emergency scenes. • Understand and act in accordance with District policies, rules, and instructions. • Learn and to apply firefighting and medical techniques and procedures. • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment. • Perform emergency medical practices and procedures at the level of a competent California State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). • Retain operational awareness in emergency situations. • Think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies. • Understand and follow oral and written directions promptly and accurately. • Perform occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs. and physical maneuvering. • Perform general office and clerical…

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Firefighter

Supervision Received and Exercised:

Employees in the Firefighter classification are supervised by a Captain, Acting Captain or higher ranking officer. Employees within the Firefighter classification do not supervise other employees.

Examples of Duties:

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following, which are listed in no particular order or significance:

• Respond to fire emergencies as part of an assigned company; lay and connect hose; operate nozzles and direct water streams; raise and climb ladders.
• Operate all types of portable emergency equipment including; fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, breathing apparatus; emergency medical equipment and other rescue equipment.
• Analyze and initiate basic life support care to the sick and injured
• Respond to hazardous materials incidents and function within certified level of training
• Participate in fire inspection and other fire prevention and public education activities; ensure that businesses are operating in compliance with the fire code; maintain appropriate records and files.
• Participate in public education activities including facility tours, career days, neighborhood programs and public education presentations.
• Attend training sessions which include firefighting techniques, hazardous material response, emergency medical care, proper use of all equipment and related tools, strategy and tactics, policies and procedures and other didactic and manipulative training activities.
• Clean apparatus and equipment and perform general custodial duties as required.
• Assist in maintaining pre-fire plans; update maps as required.
• Respond to public complaints regarding weed abatement and fire and life safety hazards.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Environmental Conditions

Emergency response environment; exposure to hot and humid work environment making rapid transitions from rest to near maximal exertions without warm-up period.

Physical Conditions

Essential and marginal functions will require maintaining physical condition necessary for bodily mobility to operate and crawl in restricted space; work, stand, or sit for prolonged periods of time; operate motorized equipment and vehicles; and the ability to work in hot and humid environments while wearing firefighting equipment which may inhibit all necessary senses.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Age: 21 years of age at time of appointment.

Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to:

• Understand and act in accordance with District policies, rules, and instructions.
• Learn and to apply firefighting and medical techniques and procedures
• Demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment.
• Perform emergency medical practices and procedures at the level of a competent California State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
• Retain operational awareness in emergency situations.
• Think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies.
• Understand and follow oral and written directions promptly and accurately.
• Perform occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs. and physical maneuvering.
• Perform general office and clerical duties in support of assigned activities.
• Operate a computer and learn how to use general and job specific computer applications
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and members of other public agencies.
• Work in communal environment that includes common sleeping, eating, and restroom facilities.
• Analyze fire and emergency conditions and employ effective courses of action.
• Maintain and test fire sprinkler systems and fire hydrants.
• Operate and maintain voice radio equipment.
• Rescue and evacuate victims from buildings, vehicles and other entrapments.
• Pass required oral, manipulative, and written exams.
• Qualify to act as a Fire Engineer within three years of appointment.
• Ability to obtain Firefighter II certification within two years of appointment.

Knowledge of:

• Principles, practices and procedures of modern firefighting.
• Fire apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, facilities and their proper use.
• Basic principles of hydraulics relating to fire equipment.
• Safe driving practices.
• Basic life support emergency medical principles and practices.

Experience:

Six months full-time, paid firefighting experience or
One year as an active reserve, volunteer or intern firefighter or
Equivalent combination of full-time and volunteer experience

Education:

• High school diploma, GED, or equivalency certificate.
• Minimum of 30 semester units from a regionally accredited university or college.

Licenses or Certificates (must possess at time of application)

• Valid Class A, B, or C California driver’s license with Firefighter endorsement.
• Possession of a current State of California Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
• Possession of California State Fire Marshal Firefighter I Certificate.
• Possession of a current Health Care Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card.
• ICS 100 and 200.
• Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certificate obtained no more than six months before time of application.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Demonstrated proficiency in college-level Math, Science and English. Examples of acceptable courses include those equivalent to or above Math 90, Biology 101, and English 101.
• Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited university or college.
• Office of State Fire Marshal-Apparatus Driver Operator 1A and 1B Certificates
• Office of State Fire Marshal-Command 1A Certificate
• National Registry EMT Certificate

THE BENEFITS

• Retirement: Provided through the Public Employees Retirement System. 2.7 @ 55 (new members), single highest year. Employee pays 11.5%(new members) employee contribution.
• Holidays: 9 paid holidays per year.
• Vacation and Sick Leave: Generous leave package.
• Health, Dental and Vision: The District currently provides a plan at no cost to employee.
• Uniform Allowance: $1,000 per year.
• Life Insurance: $50,000.
• Optional Benefit Programs: Deferred compensation plans, credit union membership.
• Haz Mat Team Incentive: $500-1,000 tiered stipend per year and $50,000 additional life insurance.
• Education Incentive: $600 per year.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for positions.

TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS – Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special-test arrangements you require in Section 12 of the application form.

APPEAL RIGHTS – Examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud or error in scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Fire Chief within seven days after the examination results are mailed.

DISCLAIMER – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District reserves the right to revise the examination plan described herein to better meet the needs of the District. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding.
Final offer of employment will be contingent upon the employee successfully passing a department-paid pre-employment physical examination, drug screening, psychological exam, and background check.

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Firefighters in front of engine next to fire

Fire Captain

Supervision Received and Exercised

Employees in the Captain the job classification are supervised by a Battalion Chief, Acting Battalion Chief or higher ranking officer. Employees within the Captain job classification supervise Firefighters and Fire Engineers assigned to their company.

Examples of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following, which are listed in no particular order of significance:

• Serve as a first line supervisor and manage the day to day operations of a fire company.
• Provide competent command, control, operational awareness and a safe work environment for personnel on emergency scenes.
• Operate in a safe and competent manner as a single resource or in charge of one or more companies (resources) at emergencies.
• Complete required reports and maintain records in a manner that meets District requirements.
• Accept long or short term administrative assignments as a 40 hour per week Fire Captain (EMS, Fire Prevention, Training).
• Keep assigned personnel, peers, and supervisor informed of District and station activities that impact their ability to perform their job responsibilities.
• Ensure operational readiness of all equipment, apparatus and personal protective equipment assigned.
• Remain proficient and maintain certifications to drive all types of fire apparatus and other District vehicles to and from emergencies and during all other fire District activities that require the operation of fire apparatus and other vehicles
• Remain proficient in pump operations pump and other firefighting equipment at emergencies and during all other District activities that require the operation of fire apparatus and related equipment.
• Operate all types of portable emergency equipment including; fire extinguishers, pike poles, hand lines, smoke ejectors, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, breathing apparatus; emergency medical equipment and other rescue equipment.
• Analyze and initiate basic life support care to the sick and injured and provide oversight of others providing basic life support care.
• Coordinate, supervise and participate in fire company inspections and other fire prevention and public education activities; ensure that businesses are operating in compliance with the fire code; maintain appropriate records and files.
• Coordinate, supervise and participate in fire company public education activities including facility tours, career days, neighborhood programs and public education presentations.
• Coordinate, supervise and participate in fire company training in firefighting techniques, hazardous material response, emergency medical care, proper use of all equipment and related tools, strategy and tactics, policies and procedures and other didactic and manipulative training activities.
• Coordinate, supervise and participate in maintaining pre-fire plans and updating maps as required.
• Respond to public complaints regarding weed abatement and fire and life safety hazards.
• Act as Battalion Chief, as required, if qualified and assigned.
• Perform related duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Abilities and Knowledge:

Ability to:

Supervise assigned personnel to ensure they perform work within specifications.
Effectively, competently and safely supervise fire companies at emergencies.
Read, interpret and explain documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Write professional, comprehensive reports that meet the District specifications.
Communicate effectively before the public and with District personnel.
Understand and act in accordance with District policies, rules, and instructions.
Apply firefighting and medical techniques and procedures
Demonstrate mechanical aptitude as required in the operation of firefighting equipment.
Perform emergency medical practices and procedures at the level of a competent California State certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Retain and communicate operational awareness in emergency situations.
Think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies.
Give and follow oral and written directions promptly and accurately.
Perform occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs. and physical maneuvering.
Perform general office and clerical duties in support of assigned activities.
Operate a computer and learn how to use general and job-specific computer applications.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors, the public and members of other public agencies.
Work in communal environment that includes common sleeping, eating, and restroom facilities.
Analyze fire and emergency conditions and employ effective courses of action.
Maintain and test fire sprinkler systems and fire hydrants.
Operate and maintain voice radio equipment.
Rescue and evacuate victims from buildings, vehicles and other entrapments.
Pass required oral, manipulative, and written exams.
Provide lead supervision over fire suppression personnel, when assigned.

Knowledge of:

Principles, practices, and procedures of modern firefighting and firefighting vehicles, equipment and apparatus.

Principles and application of the Incident Command System.
District policies and procedures.
Supervisory responsibilities and expectations.
Firefighter Bill of Rights and proper application related to disciplinary actions.
Fire apparatus, equipment, tools, devices, facilities and their proper use.
Safe driving practices.
Basic life support emergency medical principles and practices.

Experience: Four years of full-time, paid firefighting experience with a minimum of two years functioning as a Fire Engineer.

Education:

A minimum of 45 units from a regionally accredited university or college. Internal candidates must provide official transcripts confirming they have met this requirement by April 1, 2019. Failure to do so will result in immediate reclassification to Engineer or previously held position.

Required Licenses or Certificates:

Valid Class A, B, or C California driver’s license with Firefighter endorsement.
Possession of a current State of California Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
Possession of California State Fire Marshal Firefighter I Certificate.
Possession of a current Health Care Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card.
ICS 100, 200 and 300.
Office of the State Fire Marshal Fire Officer Certification or Company Officer task book completion and certification within six months of promotion.

Desired Qualifications:

Associates, Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree from regionally accredited university or college.
OSFM Chief Fire Officer certification
National Registry EMT Certificate

THE BENEFITS

• Retirement: Provided through the Public Employees Retirement System. 3% @ 50, single highest year.

• Holidays: 9 paid holidays per year.
• Vacation & Sick Leave: Generous leave package.
• Health, Dental & Vision: The District currently provides a plan at no cost to employee.
• Uniform Allowance: $1,000 per year.
• Life Insurance: $50,000.
• Optional Benefit Programs: Deferred compensation plans, credit union membership.
• Haz Mat Team Incentive: $500-1,000 tiered stipend per year & $50,000 additional life insurance.
• Education Incentive: $600 per year.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for positions.

TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS – Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Describe the special-test arrangements you require in Section 12 of the application form.

APPEAL RIGHTS – Examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud or error in scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Fire Chief within seven days after the examination results are mailed.

DISCLAIMER – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this flyer to better meet the needs of the District. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION – The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to Affirmative Action. We are sincerely interested in receiving applications from minorities, women and individuals with disabilities.

Final offer of employment will be contingent upon the employee successfully passing a background check, and department-paid psychological test and pre-employment physical examination inclusive of a drug test.

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