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On Call Firefighter

For City of Winooski

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. 
Major Responsibilities1: 
 
% 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. 

Feb 24, 2020
These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the City may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation. ● Seeing ● Lifting, carry or drag (up to 50 pounds for 500 feet) ● Outside ● Carrying or drag (up to 150 pounds for 100 feet) ● Hearing/listening ● Pushing/pulling ● Clear speech ● Moving objects ● Touching ● Noise, moderate to loud ● Dexterity with hand and finger ● bending, kneeling, squatting ● Reading ● sitting ● Math skills – basic ● dirt/dust ● Writing – basic ● Use of basic office equipment ● Analysis/comprehension – moderate ● face-to-face contact ● Judgment/decision making ● verbal contact w/others ● Clerical ● standing ● Inside ● Contact with others via phone ● Works with others ● Exposure to heat and cold typical of work outdoors • Exposure to dangerous situations (fires, smoke, natural disaster etc.) ● ability to move distances within or between locations ● Exposure to smoke and other hazardous fumes ● Crawling, climbing ● Ability to climb ladder ● Ability to wear a breathing apparatus Reporting Structure: Reports to: Captains Direct Reports: None Minimum Job Skills, Knowledge, Skills, and Aptitudes, and Qualifications: • High School Diploma or GED • Ability to attend County “Rookie” or FFI class within one year of hire • A valid Driver’s License
Regular, on call, non-exempt, non-union
$10.96/per Hour
To apply: Visit winooskivt.gov/jobs