Position Information

Lateral Firefighter EMT and Lateral Firefighter Paramedic
About Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One:
Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One (GHFMO) provides 911 emergency medical services, fire suppression, emergency rescue and injury prevention services to the 51,000 residents living on the Gig Harbor Peninsula. Our response area covers 54 square miles with more than 50 miles of shoreline including Fox and Raft Islands. We take great pride in providing excellent service to our community. In 2022, our career firefighters responded to 6,516 calls. GHFMO also supports a variety of specialized teams, including Technical Rescue and Wildland Firefighting. Career Firefighter EMT/Paramedic positions are funded through permanent levies and have never been eliminated. We offer excellent benefits, a great work environment, and enthusiastic candidates are encouraged to apply to join our outstanding organization, team and community.

View the Full Announcement Below:
https://www.washingtonfirechiefs.com/files/Lateral FF EMT-PM Announcement 10_2023.pdf

Email required documents to hr@gigharborfire.org by Friday, December 15, 2023

-Cover Letter & Resume
-Applicant Contact Information Sheet (page 3 of the announcement)
- Copy of certifications (EMT/Paramedic)
-Copies of IFSAC/Pro Board Firefighter 1 and 2 certificates (if available)

- References
-Letter(s) of recommendation
- Copies of relevant training certificates
Position: Lateral Firefighter EMT and Lateral Firefighter Paramedic
Organization: Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One
Location: Gig Harbor,  WA 
United States
Salary: EMT: $7,654.18 – $9,567.73, Paramedic: $8,419.60 – $10,524.50
Posting Start Date: 2/12/2024
Date Posted: 11/6/2023
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
• Currently employed as a full-time, career Firefighter EMT or Firefighter Paramedic.
• Successful completion of a Firefighter 1 or equivalent recruit academy and probationary period.
• Current WA State EMT or Paramedic certification or the ability to obtain WA State certification by June 2024.
• High School graduate or equivalent (GED) and at least 18 years of age.
• Current, valid driver license and able to obtain a WA State driver license within 30 days of hire date.
• Must be tobacco and marijuana free at time of pre-employment screening.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Firefighter 2 certification accredited by IFSAC or the Pro Board.
• Completion of one (1) paramedic recertification period.

Conditions of Employment:
• Must successfully complete a 12-month probationary period.
• Must successfully pass the pre-employment screening process.

Driving Disqualifiers:
• One or more traffic crime convictions in the last 5 years.
• Two or more at-fault accidents in past 3 years.
• Three or more traffic infractions in the past 3 years.
• Suspension of driver’s license within the past 3 years.
Criminal Disqualifiers:
• Any felony, misdemeanor, domestic violence or sexual misconduct convictions, may result in disqualification.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/15/2023
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Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One

Gig Harbor,  WA 
United States

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