An employee in this class performs public safety work in the protection of lives and property through controlling, preventing and extinguishing fires, maintaining a state of preparedness and keeping equipment and apparatus for fire control in sound operating condition. Work is performed under immediate supervision.
EXAMPLES OF TASKS PERFORMED
Responds to fire alarms as a member of a fire company, lays hose, connects nozzles, directs water streams, climbs ladders, operates pumps; removes persons from danger; administers first aid.
Participates in training programs; checks and services equipment; participates in fire safety inspections and public education activities; participates in maintaining operating records.
Assists in maintenance of fire station, equipment and apparatus; maintains personal equipment in state of readiness.
DESIRABLE PREPARATION FOR APPOINTMENT
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Must be between the ages of 21 and 45 inclusive.
Oral and written tests prepared for this position class; test of physical agility, health and character as established by the department in cooperation with the Human Resources Department.
Notice: This classification is a "safety sensitive" position as defined by the United States Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations, the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act and/or the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana laws. As a "safety sensitive" classification, you will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana.
STARTING PAY: $37,069.76/year. Excellent employee benefits (insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement, holidays).
WORK HOURS: 24 hours on duty/48 hours off duty.
WORK LOCATION: City of Muskogee Fire Department, 505 Columbus Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.