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Agency: Ames FD
Location:
Ames, Story County, IA [View Map]
Position: FIREFIGHTER
Final Filing Date: Apr 30, 2017
Salary: $46,334.00 - $66,439.32 Annually
Requirements: Education and Experience: Successful completion of high school or G.E.D.

Licenses and Certificates: Valid driver's license with the ability to obtain an Iowa driver's license within three months of appointment and maintained for the duration of employment. Must obtain Firefighter I certification within one year of employment. Must currently hold, or obtain a valid State of Iowa Emergency Medical Responder (or higher) certification within 18 months of employment, and maintain this certification throughout the duration of employment in this position.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Necessary to Perform Essential Functions: Knowledge of modern principles and practices of fire prevention, suppression, lifesaving, rescue, and public education; knowledge of the proper use and maintenance of firefighting equipment and supplies; knowledge of departmental rules, regulations and laws pertaining to fire prevention and safety; knowledge of city geography, fire hazards and firefighting resources such as personnel, equipment, water supply, and communications; knowledge of incident command system; working knowledge of math, physics and chemistry.

Skill in communicating in person, or by using e-mail, a telephone or two-way radio; skill in the operation of a variety of fire apparatus, tools and equipment; skill in the preparation of records and reports; skill in the use and maintenance of hand and power tools.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to perform functions independently or as a member of a team; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, superior officers, and the public; ability to present a positive attitude; ability to effectively communicate and deal courteously with customers and coworkers; ability to perform heavy physical labor under arduous conditions; ability to operate motor vehicles; ability to deal with victims of fires or hazardous materials accidents, and other distraught persons in a professional and sensitive manner.
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Dept. Type : Paid
Population: 52,000
Number of Personnel: 59
To Apply: Contact City of Ames, Human Resources Dept., 515 Clark Ave, Ames, IA 50010 (515)239-5199, or see web site below.
F.D. / City Web Site: agency.governmentjobs.com/cityofames/default.cfm
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