City of Brenham | Brenham, TX, 77833
Posted from 8/17/2022 to 10/31/2022
Pay: 16.04/2912hr annually
Compensation Type: Hourly
Position Type: Full-Time
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Under general supervision responds to emergencies; operates and maintains various fire suppression vehicles and equipment; participates in required training classes and education; assists in maintaining building quarters and grounds; and assists with department administrative duties.

Starting Pay: $16.04 per hour based on 2912 annual hours.

Residency requirement: Employees who are likely to be called to work in cases of civil emergency may be required to reside within reasonable response community ranges from their places of work. City Council has established a reasonable response time is sixty (60) minutes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responds to fire, hazardous materials, technical rescue incidents, and other emergency requests;
  • Lays and connects hose, holds nozzles and directs water streams; raises and climbs ladders and uses chemical extinguishers, bars, hooks, lines and other equipment at fire scenes;
  • Performs fire suppression duties, enters blazing buildings, locating and extinguishing fires; searches for and rescues fire victims; performs salvage operations; raises and places ladders to preserve property; and overhauls fire scenes for investigations;
  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of fire department facilities, apparatus, and equipment, including reporting problems to command staff;
  • Assists in performing fire prevention functions, including assisting with pre-fire planning, inspecting fire extinguishers, and speaking to schools, businesses and the public about fire prevention;
  • Operates, maintains, and instructs others in the use of specialized equipment such as self-contained breathing apparatus, power rescue equipment, air bags, gas detectors, heat detectors, generators, and chain saws;
  • Operates and maintains radios and other communications equipment, including Computer Aided Dispatch equipment and incident reporting software;
  • Participates in drills, demonstrations and courses in firefighting techniques, medical aid, heavy rescue, hazardous material, equipment maintenance and related areas;
  • Performs tests of pumps, hoses, hydrants and other emergency equipment;
  • Assists with department administrative duties, including preparing reports and maintaining files and statistical information; demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes; works cooperatively and jointly to provide seamless customer service;
  • Conducts tours of station houses for scout, civic and other interested groups; and
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, other agencies, and the general public.

TCFP Basic Firefighter Certification, minimum of Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Certification and a valid Class B Texas Driver's License or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

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