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FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER-PARAMEDIC

Website Bondurant Emergency Services

Bondurant Emergency Services is seeking applicants for FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER-PARAMEDIC positions to join our thriving department. This position would start at the beginning of July.

The City of Bondurant is a fast-growing community with rapid expansion and development in both residential and commercial aspects. Bondurant Emergency Services provides 911 emergency medical services, Advanced Life Support care, and emergent transports to more than 20,000 people in northeastern Polk County; in addition to, we also responded to fires, motor vehicle collisions, and other emergencies.  Our mission is to protect and minimize loss of life, property, and environment effects from natural disasters and life-threatening situations within our community as well as assist other emergency agencies throughout the surrounding area.

Bondurant Emergency Services has a close working relationship with our mutual aid partners to provide quality resources in a wide range of responses.  In 2021, Bondurant Emergency Services responded to roughly 900 calls, with an increase in calls every year.  BES is currently staffed with one full-time Chief, two full-time Assistant Chief, two full-time Fire-Medics, three part-time Fire-Medics, eight part-time firefighter/EMT’s, one part-time Administrative Assistant, six paid-per-call Firefighter/EMT, and nine paid-per-call Firefighters.  The BES team works together to provide quality patient care, fire prevention and suppression, while maintaining members’ safety.  We currently utilize two 2018 ambulances and one 2012 ambulance stocked with progressive technology in BLS and ALS equipment.  The firefighting resources comprise the newest technology tools and equipment, in addition too, one rescue pumper, two pumper/tenders, the only 100’ Bronto Tower/truck in Polk County, one ultra-high pressure tactical unit, and a one-of-a-kind ultra-high pressure rapid response command unit.

The duties include supporting the mission of the fire department in firefighting, emergency medical services, community risk reduction, training, and other duties as they arise.  Fire-Medics are not limited to only EMS, they will also function as frontline firefighters providing the initial response to fires.

Potential candidates should have experience in both fire and EMS.  Three years of EMS experience is preferred with current certifications as a Paramedic (NREMT) with ACLS and BLS certifications.  A Firefighter 1 certification along with Hazardous Material Operations is preferred but trained to the level of or a willingness to take Firefighter 1 class is acceptable and will be encouraged.  An unrestricted Iowa Chauffer’s (Class D) license is required or a CDL with airbrake endorsement preferred.  It is essential the candidate can read, write, and speak the English language proficiently.  The candidate will have to pass the Central Iowa Testing Consortium written exam (or passed within the last year) as well as undergo a pre-employment background check, physical, and drug screen.

 

 

Full-time Fire-Medics can expect a regularly scheduled shift that consists of four 10-hour shifts.  BES offers competitive pay with base starting at $19.00 up to $24.00 depending on experience and current certifications. Benefits will also be offered for insurance options, paid time off, and sick leave.

Applications are available online https://www.cityofbondurant.com/home/files/employment-application , at Bondurant City Hall (200 2nd street NE) or can be picked up at the Bondurant Public Safety Building (101 Grant street N) between the hours of 0800 – 1700.  Applications are due to Bondurant Emergency Services (101 Grant street N, Bondurant, IA 50035) by the end of the business day May 31th, 2022.

To apply for this job please visit www.cityofbondurant.com.

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