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Firefighter (paramedic)

Company: Defense Logistics Agency
Location: Tracy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SummarySee below for important information regarding this job. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Serves as a fully trained member of a firefighting crew engaged in a full range of emergency response to include: fire, emergency medical, specialized rescue, and natural disasters. Controls and extinguishes fires, operates hose lines, performs fire ground operations to include forcible entry, ventilation, search and rescue and salvage and overhaul. Drives and operates a full range of complex vehicles and apparatus to include fire engines, ladder trucks, technical rescue apparatus, medic units, and response trailers operating onboard systems. Performs advanced and detailed patient assessment by conducting a systematic evaluation of the patient?s condition. Conducts and interprets electrocardiograms (EKG) depending on personal certification and local protocols Performs advanced airway techniques including the use of an esophageal or dual lumen airway device and oral intubation using laryngoscopy. Assists paramedic personnel in advanced life support situations in a developmental capacity. Alternates as Lead Firefighter responsible for directing and participating in firefighting activities, fire prevention functions, station and equipment maintenance, training and administrative duties. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 9 Job family (Series) 0081 Fire Protection and Prevention Similar jobs Firefighters Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be a U.S. citizen Tour of Duty: 144 hours bi-wwekly Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive. Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Physical Requirements: Required (Incumbent will be highly encouraged to participate in a physical fitness and wellness program during duty hours.) Certifications/Licenses: Firefighter 1 and 2, Driver Operator - Pumper, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic, Valid State Drivers License Age Requirement: Yes (See Additional Information) Bargaining Unit Position: Yes Individual must complete a pre-employment and an annual medical exam IAW DoD 6055.05-M to determine the reasonable likelihood of a firefighter's ability to execute the arduous and rigorous essential functions of fire suppression and rescue. Mission Essential Position: This is a mission essential (ME) position. The incumbent may be required to report to work in the event of a natural disaster, inclement weather, or crisis. QualificationsTo qualify for a Firefighter (Paramedic), your resume and supporting documentation must support:A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. For current and former Federal civilian service employees, to qualify for the GS-09 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. For all other applicants to qualify for the GS-09 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-08 grade level or equivalent in the military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements but the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:GS- 07:Assisting in performing a full range of firefighting duties such as combating fires, operating hose lines, making forced entries, and search and rescue.Assisting in rescue operations.Performing basic life support at the emergency medical technician basic level.Determining proper emergency response/equipment needs in an emergency situation.GS-08:Performing a full range of firefighting duties such as combating fires, operating hose lines, making forced entries, and search and rescue.Performing or assisting in rescue operations.Performing emergency medical care at the intermediate/advanced level.Driving and operates emergency vehicles.ANDB. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (SPF):Department of Defense (DoD) 6055.06-M, "Fire and Emergency Services Certification Program" identifies the level of performance required for all DoD Fire and Emergency Services personnel. The certifications listed below are the minimum mandatory certification requirements for this position. DoD Incumbents shall possess DoD Certifications, or equivalent accredited certifications from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or the National Professional Qualifications System (Pro-Board):Accredited Certification:Firefighter I & IIDriver Operator - Pumper* Note: Driver Operator Certification requirements other than Driver Operator - Pumper are determined locally based on duty assignments.State of (Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, California) Certifications:Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic**Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation** If you do not possess a certification for the state in which you are applying, you MUST have National Registry certification and be eligible for reciprocity requirements.Other Requirements:Valid State Driver's LicenseOther training requirements that must be obtained within one year of employment and maintained: Emergency Vehicle Operator, (EVOC), Driver Operator - Aerial.ANDC. Minimum Age Requirement:Will be less than 37 years of age at the time of appointment. ORWill be 37 years of age or older at the time of appointment, but meet the following: (1) previously served in a DoD Firefighter position that was approved for Special Retirement Coverage and (2) after appointment to a, be able to complete a total of 20 years of covered service as a Firefighter by the last day of the month in which I reach age 57.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. EducationSubstitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.Additional informationMILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.Additional Age/Certification Requirements information can be found at: of Defense (DoD) 6055.06-M, "Fire and Emergency Services Certification Program" identifies the level of performance required for all DoD Fire and Emergency Services personnel. The certifications listed above or within the Firefighter link are the minimum mandatory certification requirements for this position. DoD incumbents shall possess DoD Certifications, or equivalent accredited certifications from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or the National Professional Qualifications System (Pro-Board).For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: FOR VETERANS is available at: As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana. Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The assessments for this job will measure the following Competencies:Fire SuppressionVehicle OperationFirefighting EquipmentEmergency Medical CareOnce the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If your resume and/or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Other Drug test required Yes Help Required DocumentsTo apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include:Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible. IMPORTANT NOTE: Ensure that your resume does not contain any specialized characters, fonts, typefaces or formatting (e.g. tables, macros, etc.). It is also recommended that you convert/save your resume as a PDF prior to attaching to your application.Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents.If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor; proof of military member's active duty status; and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying. NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months). If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Help BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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