Hebgen Basin Fire District

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Agency: Hebgen Basin Fire District
West Yellowstone , Gallatin County, MT [View Map]
Final Filing Date: May 23, 2017
Salary: $56,886 per year
Requirements: POSITION: Firefighter-EMT-Paramedic


STATUS: Permanent Vacation Relief/Dayshift


Under general supervision, performs emergency medical care and fire suppression duties. Works cooperatively within a combination fire department.


Nature of the Work: Perform emergency service duties including but not limited to; fire suppression duties, fire prevention, rescue, structural and wildland fire fighting, hazardous materials mitigation and emergency medical response and ambulance transport.

Supervision: Works under the direction of the Fire Chief or his designee.

Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of job characteristic is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

Position requires ability to perform strenuous work for extended periods of time; must be able to lift and move a minimum of 70 pounds at waist height; climb, crawl, and squat while physically maneuvering persons needing assistance and carrying heavy equipment over uneven and/or difficult terrain; lifting must be done in spaces where use of correct lifting techniques is not always possible; ability to perform physical activities to raise or leverage items above head height, crawl in confined spaces, manipulate tools, and sustain these activities for the duration of the emergency; ability to hear using stethoscope where ambient noise may be a factor; position works on an intermittent basis in situations where conditions and working conditions typical of emergency situations prevail; these conditions may be uncontrollable and unmodifiable. Position requires knowledge and use of typical office equipment, telephone, portable and mobile radios and personal computers. Fire suppression activities require extended periods of time under adverse environmental conditions that require the use of personal protective clothing including self contained breathing apparatus.


Performs, emergency medical response, rescue duties and fire suppression; provides medical assistance and performs emergency response to the level of certification; responds to emergency calls; combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; operates and maintains equipment, apparatus, building and grounds; assists with the operation of ambulance, prepares reports; gathers patient billing information; maintains operational readiness and preparedness of supplies and equipment; may make decisions relating to emergency medical procedures and operations to level of EMT-P certification; performs other duties as assigned. Works in a cooperative manner in support of a diverse group of volunteer emergency personnel.

In addition to regular fire and emergency service duties, fire department personnel are expected to support and assist in other functions, including but not limited to routine facilities and grounds maintenance, garbage collection, and snow removal and all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Asst. Fire Chief or Fire Chief.


The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are typically acquired through a combination of high school graduation, college level education, fire fighting and emergency medical services experience. Applicant must also provide evidence of current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician and Montana State EMT license (EMT-P level minimum) or be able to attain one; and must have Montana State Fire Services Training School Firefighter 1 or be able to complete within six months of hire
Immediate Openings: 1
Expected Openings : 1
Dept. Type : Combination
Population: 1400
Number of Personnel: 11
To Apply: The Hebgen Basin Fire District is accepting applications for Paramedic/Firefighter. An application and complete job description can be requested from the Hebgen Basin Fire District, P.O. Box 1508 West Yellowstone, MT 59758 or by calling 406-646-9094 or at www.hbrfd.com. Applications and resume can be returned to the Fire Chief at sgrube@hbrfd.com or by mail to P.O. Box 1508, West Yellowstone, MT 59758. All applications must be received at Hebgen Basin Fire Station 1 by 12:00 noon May 23, 2017. Applications submitted after that time will not be considered. Selected applicants will be interviewed and additional testing will be required. This is a permanent fulltime position that will be required to live within the boundaries of the Hebgen Basin Fire District. If you have questions about the position description please email Chief Grube at sgrube@hbrfd.com
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