17 September 2016

Firefighter Paramedic

Employer:City of San Rafael
Location:San Rafael  Marin County, California USA
Close Date: Oct 9, 2016
Salary: $6,095.00 - $9,055.00 Monthly

$6,095-$6,772 / month during probationary year
$7,595-$9,055 after 12-month probation plus excellent benefits

Paramedic License Requirements: 
Must have a valid California Paramedic License or national Registry Paramedic Certification Card* at the time of application.

*NOTE: The California Paramedic License must be obtained and maintained prior to appointment

Essential Duties
Perform firefighting and fire prevention activities in an effort to protect life and property
Participate in training sessions designed to maintain and enhance required skills
Conduct fire and life safety inspections
Provide emergency medical care
Drive and operate fire apparatus and related equipment
Work on a medical transport unit as assigned

Knowledge and Ability To: 
Demonstrate a strong foundational knowledge base in the areas of fire prevention and suppression, operation of fire equipment, department operations and emergency medical care
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public
Demonstrate effective written and oral communications
Maintain adequate physical fitness
Perform professionally in a non-traditional work schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays

Requirements Education , Experience , Certifications & Licences
High school diploma or GED
Completion of at least 21 semester units of college coursework
California Class C Driver License and satisfactory driving record
Completion of CA State Board of Fire Services Firefighter I curriculum (Academy Graduate) [1-year as a paid firefighter will be accepted in lieu of completion of the Firefighter I curriculum]
EMT-P Certification
Valid CPAT card dated on or after April 9, 2016
Must possess a valid California Paramedic License with the ability to become accredited by the Marin County Emergency Medical Services Agency at the time of appointment


The City has an excellent benefit program which includes:
MCERA Retirement (http://www.mcera.org)
Monthly Flex Dollar Allowance contribution towards CalPERS offered health plan
Fully paid Dental coverage for employee + family
City-paid Basic Life of $5,000 with the option to purchase additional Voluntary Life up to $500,000
Educational Incentives up to 5% of base pay (after probationary year)
EMT Certification pay of 2.5% (after probationary year)
Uniform Allowance
Holiday Pay (13 days per year)
Vacation & Sick Leave
Opportunity to participate in a health or dependent care Flex Spending Account (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Gym Reimbursement