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Full Time Firefighter – Paramedic Training Coordinator

Website Bondurant Emergency Services

Bondurant Emergency Services is seeking applicants for a PART TIME FIREFIGHTER-PARAMEDIC position to join our thriving department.  Interested Firefighter-EMT’s are also encouraged to apply.  Paramedics are preferred but the right EMT would be considered for this position.

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, 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 more than 800 calls, with an increase in calls every year.  BES is currently staffed with one full-time Chief, two full-time Assistant Chief, fourteen full-time/part-time Fire-Medics/Advance/EMTs, and seventeen paid-per-call Firefighter/EMT.  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 of the newest technology tools and equipment; in addition, 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, however; they will 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 certification a plus.  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 required.  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 as well as undergo a pre-employment background check, physical, and drug screen.

Part-time Fire-Medics can expect a self-sign-up shift schedule that consists of a minimum of 20 hours a week with the potential for up to 30 hours per week offered.  A minimum of at least one weekend shift will be required per pay period (every two weeks).  BES offers competitive pay with base starting at $15.06 up to $25.34 an hour, depending on experience and current certifications.

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 August 19th, 2022.

To apply for this job email your details to rmorris@cityofbondurant.com

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