City of Farmington
  • 17-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Fire - Operations
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 24.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

JOB POSTING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #22: RESERVE SEASONAL WILDLAND ENGINE BOSS

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: Fire

TYPE OF POSITION: Seasonal

WORK LOCATION: Fire Operations

HOURS WORKED: 40 hours/week, Unless Deployed

HIRING RANGE: $24.00/hour

DAYS WORKED: Varied

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process.

The Reserve Seasonal Wildland Engine Boss will be responsible for all aspects of an assigned engine, crew, equipment and facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Responsible for all aspects of an assigned engine, crew and equipment.

Perform daily cleanup and maintenance of equipment, buildings and vehicles; check inventory and supplies; and identify potential hazards in order to maintain equipment and to be prepared for wildland fire suppression response.

Assist in wildland fire operations: operate wildland fire apparatus, operate power tools and pumps, and construct fire control lines with wildland hand tools.

Attend wildland fire training sessions as required.

Provide training to crew members as required.

Operate chain saws and other power tools to clear brush and cut trees.

Complete hazardous fuels mitigation projects to prevent and slow the spread of wildland fires by working alongside and providing direction to crew members on the proper and safe use of tools, including chainsaws, to complete these tasks.

Receive instructions and carry out directions from supervisors.

Follow and relay instructions and information accurately.

Responsible for accurately completing all required reports/documentation and time keeping.

Ability to travel for extended periods as work sites may be away from home base.

Perform all other duties as specified by his or her supervisor(s).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The Reserve Seasonal Engine boss must meet current performance requirements defined in the National Wildfire Coordinating group (NWCG) Single Resource Engine Boss Task book.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

May use all but not limited to wildland fire suppression equipment, wildland fire apparatus, chippers, chain saws, weed eaters, fire pumps, hoses and other standard equipment, radio, pager, computer, phone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; hike; use hands to manipulate or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally drag up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, in high precarious places and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, heated environment, cold environment, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, except during certain firefighting activities when noise levels may be loud.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy which includes, pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

All candidates must:

  • Must provide certificates of training and completed task books verifying Engine Boss certification.
  • Must provide a minimum of three evaluations from separate deployments serving in the Engine Boss position.
  • Successfully pass firefighter entrance exam.
  • Successfully pass interview panel(s).
  • Successfully complete an arduous level pack test per NWCG guidelines.
  • Pass an extensive background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Be 18 years or older at the time of employment.

Have a valid High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Possess a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years. Must be able to obtain a driver's license applicable to Fire Department apparatus.

Be able to read and write the English language.

Have a working knowledge of driver safety, CEVO class preferred.

Must have ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800.

Must be available 24/7 during the hired work period for in City and out of the area deployments.

Have the ability to perform strenuous or peak physical effort during emergency, training or station maintenance for prolonged periods of time under extreme conditions (heights, heat, cold or smoke).

Have the ability to act effectively in emergent and stressful situations.

Have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

Have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Have the ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public.

PREFERENCE POINTS:

Preference points will be awarded to candidates based on the highest verified formal education achievement (0.5 point for an Associate's Degree, 1 point for a Bachelor's Degree, and 1.5 points for a Master's Degree or higher; based on a 100 point grading scale).

A Military preference point will be awarded to candidates based on submission of a qualifying DD214 (1 point, based on a 100 point grading scale).

A preference point will be awarded to candidates based on current EMT licensure (1 point, based on a 100 point grading scale).

Future preference points will be awarded to candidates that are testing for full-time employment as a firefighter with the Farmington Fire Department (2 points on a 100 point scale).


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V

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