Auburn Hills, MI – Now Hiring Paramedics

PARAMEDIC

AUBURN HILLS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Minimum Salary $48,256

Full Comprehensive Benefits Package Included

The City of Auburn Hills, Michigan is seeking qualified paramedics with the desire to become full time firefighter paramedics.  If needed, selected candidates will be provided the necessary Michigan Fire Fighter Training Council (MTFFC) Firefighting I and II and other related curriculums needed to become State certified firefighters.

Requirements:

  • Applicants can register for the EMPCO written test at:www.empco.net

A complete position description and application may be obtained on our website at Auburn Hills Job

Postings . Auburn Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and completed City of Auburn Hills employment

application. Apply to:

Ms. Jane Parpart, Human Resources Manager

City of Auburn Hills, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

or email to jparpart@auburnhills.org

AUBURN HILLS, MI 48326

HumanResources@auburnhills.org

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position: Paramedic Department:   Fire
Reports to: Fire Lieutenant FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt
Location: Public Safety Building Division: Suppression Pay Grade Grade 4  
Revised: February 23,2021 Last Reviewed:   Union: IAFF Status Full-time

Provides emergency medical services to the sick and injured in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Oakland County Medical Control Authority (OCMCA) protocols.

Participate in EMS and relevant fire training;

Assure vehicles are always in good working condition; are properly maintained and stocked;

Assure all equipment on the vehicle is in good working condition at the start of each shift; complete truck check forms;

Operate radio and other communication equipment;


Perform general maintenance work in the upkeep of department facilities and equipment; cleans and washes walls and floors; cares for grounds around station;

Make minor repairs; washes, hangs and dries hose; washes, cleans, polishes, maintains and tests apparatus and equipment;

Present programs to the community on safety, medical, and fire prevention topics;


Instruct classes in assigned subject areas when applicable;

And perform administrative tasks as assigned such as record keeping assuring activities are documented.

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  2. Must be 21 years of age or older at time of employment;
  3. Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation;
  4. No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history;
  5. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language;
  6. Prior work experience in EMS and firefighting (preferred);
  7. Must possess Michigan Department of Public Health Paramedic License;
  8. Must possess Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification;
  9. Must possess Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification;
  10. And must meet City residency requirement within 90 days.
  11. Knowledge of emergency medical services procedures, techniques, principals, and equipment;
  12. Skill in the operation of the related tools and equipment;
  13. Ability to apply standard EMS techniques to specific situations;
  14. Ability to perform strenuous or peak physical effort during emergency, training, or station maintenance activities for prolonged periods of time under conditions of extreme heights, intense heat, cold or smoke;
  15. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions;
  16. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  17. Ability to establish effective working relationships with coworkers, other agencies, and the general public;
  18. Ability to act effectively in emergency and stressful situations;
  19. Maintain a thorough working knowledge of local geography, including reading maps;
  20. Maintain a thorough working knowledge of applicable current standards of care, including equipment and uses along with local protocols;

SELECTION GUIDELINES (not necessarily in this order)

  1. Formal application;
  2. Review of education and experience;
  3. Auburn Hills profile assessment;
  4. Oral Board Interviews;
  5. Licensed paramedic at time of hire;
  6. Conditional offer of employment;
  7. Background and driving record verification and check;
  8. Physical examination with drug screen and nicotine testing;
  9. Psychological evaluation;
  10. Final offer of employment;

Ambulance, first aid equipment, radio, cardiac monitors, IV equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE), stretcher, stair char, airway management devices, computer, drug box and cellular phone.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.


The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Ability to perform strenuous or peak physical efforts during emergency or training activities for prolonged periods of time under conditions of extreme heights, intense heat, cold or smoke.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, except during certain EMS activities when noise levels may be loud.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Auburn Hills, MI – Now Hiring Paramedics

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