Employment opportunity for career firefighter
Employment Opportunity for Career Firefighter
Lake Dillon Fire Protection District is now accepting applications for Career Firefighter/EMT-Basic and Firefighter/EMT-Paramedic. Applications must be received no later than 17:00 on May 22, 2017. Application materials must include signed LDFPD application, résumé, cover letter and copies of applicable certificates indicated below as minimum qualifications. Packet may also include letters of reference, transcripts, etc.
The general responsibilities of this position include; under direct supervision, responding to fire alarms, hazmat and other emergency calls to protect life and property; combating, extinguishing and preventing structure and wildland fires; driving emergency apparatus; participating in rescue extrication operations and providing emergency medical care to the sick or injured. Duties are frequently performed in severe, high-alpine environment conditions that include temperatures as low as -40°F, extreme winds and heavy snowfall.
Lake Dillon Fire Protection District’s area of response encompasses the Towns of Silverthorne, Dillon, Frisco, Montezuma and the unincorporated areas of Keystone, Summit Cove and Farmers Korner. Summit County, Colorado is a small, but diverse community. First responders in our District experience a wide variety of emergency calls, and frequently interact with members of Red, White & Blue Fire District, Copper Mountain Fire Department and Summit County Ambulance Service.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR FIREFIGHTER POSITION:
Previous firefighter experience typically attained with 2-3 years emergency responder experience. (volunteer, resident or career experience applies)
Current CO/IFSAC Firefighter I
National Registry EMT-Basic or Paramedic
Current CO EMT-Basic or Paramedic, and current CPR/AED certification
Current CO/IFSAC Hazardous Materials Operations Certification
Incident Command System I-200, I-700
Red Card or S-130/S-190 Wildland Firefighter Certification (preferred)
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated organizational, tactical, technical and communication skills preferred
Mechanical aptitude and computer skills required ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid CO driver’s license or eligibility to obtain within 30 days.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Extensive background evaluation, pre-employment drug screening and physical ability tests are conducted.
Subject to post-offer/pre-employment medical examination.
Minimum Starting Salary: FF/EMT-Basic $41,541 ($44,918 w/ Routine OT), FF/Medic $53,659 ($59,762 w/ Routine OT). Adjustments to starting rate are dependent upon on qualifications and previous experience. Entire salary ranges are $44,918 – $68,473 (FF/EMT-Basic w/ Routine OT) and $59,762 – $85,115 (FF/Medic w/ Routine OT).
Eligible for full benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance paid at 90% by LDFPD, employer funded Health Savings/Reimbursement Accounts, FPPA Pension, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Scholarships and numerous training opportunities.
Interested applicants, please go to www.ldfr.org for an application packet.