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Career Firefighter / EMT Job Posting - Posting Closes: 7/6/2020 @1800hrs

Monday, June 22, 2020

Career Firefighter / EMT Job Posting

Posting Closes: 7/6/2020 @1800hrs

Salary and Benefits: As per the Collective Bargaining AgreementShift:  4 on 4 off 12-hour days, 0600 start. With consideration of moving to 24/72 rotation

Summary:  Responsible for providing emergency medical care, conducting fire suppression and rescue services.  Ensure that all regulatory requirements and HIPPA compliance are adhered to. Assemble all ambulance reports (DMERS) and submit according to BLS protocol. Ensure effective operation of all EMS equipment by performing routine checks on tools and equipment in addition to station duties of house cleaning and fire prevention.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include but not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business or community needs.

Provide daily support for the Firefighter / Emergency Medical Technician Team by providing emergency medical care, conducting fire suppression and rescue services.

Generate EMS reports with accuracy and precision meeting the standards of all accrediting and regulatory agencies.

Provide support for trouble-shooting problems in the ambulances, fire and rescue apparatus.

Manage the ability to follow the Infection Control Policy and Programs.

Follow all company SOP’s and SOG’s and have a working knowledge of Quality Assurance.

Observes established safety guidelines and maintains effectiveness of the company.

Ability to perform and improve upon procedures and protocols.

Attention to detail in identification, record keeping and result verification.

Provide support for regulatory agencies as required.

Participate in special projects.

Follow work procedures and processes that support company and departmental standards, procedures and strategic directives.


Certification by the Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as an EMT-Basic. Successfully completed Delaware State Fire School or equivalent training agency in the following: Basic Firefighting Skills, Structural Firefighting Skills, Vehicle Rescue and Driver / Operator Class, Crew Leader and ICS 100, 200, 700.  Delaware State Driver’s and Delaware State Emergency Vehicle Operator’s License.  Healthcare Provider CPR and AED.  The following experience and certifications are preferred but not required: Certification as NFPA Firefighter I/II, ICS 300, 400, and Fire Officer I.

Note:  Equivalent Classes or National Certifications that may qualify for state of Delaware Reciprocity may be considered at the discretion of the Elsmere Fire Company.

Applications can be downloaded at www.elsmerefc.org or picked up at the station between 0600hrs and 2200hrs daily.

Applications along with resumes are to be mailed or dropped off to the station in a sealed envelope to:

Elsmere Fire Company

ATTN: Assistant Chief Michael Edwards

1107 Kirkwood Highway

Wilmington, DE 19805