On Call Firefighter
The Part-time Firefighter serves the community by responding to a wide variety of situations, ranging from emergencies that immediately threaten life or property to routine citizen requests for information or assistance. This work shall be done within the Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG’s) of the Winooski Fire Department and City policy, within the following general categories: fire suppression, rescue, hazardous material responses, training, equipment and station maintenance. It will be a requirement to attend regularly scheduled training(s) in order to maintain the level of knowledge, skill, and ability to work as part of a team.
% of Effort Responsibility
50% - Work to obtain or maintain approved Firefighter I certification and continuously train to maintain a high level of firefighting knowledge, skill. Ability to function safely and effectively as a firefighter in accordance with state law, department policies, guidelines and City policy.
45% - Perform necessary maintenance, testing and care of department apparatus, tools, equipment and perform general maintenance, janitorial and minor repairs to station.
Minor Responsibilities (5%):
• Minor Administrative tasks such as time sheets are completed in a timely and accurate manner. • Participate in the continuous improvement of the City of Winooski by identifying concerns, and offering solutions. • Provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers. • Support the City’s commitment to equity and cultural competency. • Encourage and participate in professional development and training activities. • Demonstrate commitment to the City Team buy learning about other departments and working collaboratively in cross functional areas. • Work in alignment with the City's Strategic Vision Plan, and maintain an active role in the team effort required to achieve those goals.