Completion of the Departmental application and pre-screening process.
Ability to execute all the skills required of a firefighter I and II as defined in the NFPA
Ability to proficiently execute all the skills required of an EMT-B
Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, in English
Strong team building, leadership, and interpersonal skills
Able to work well without supervision
Able to handle suddenly changing work conditions and assignments
Working knowledge of emergency operations management and emergency tactics
Ability to pass Departmental Physical and Respiratory Protection medical examinations
Ability to pass a drug screen
Ability to pass Department physical ability test
Work Location & Conditions:
Adverse or potentially hazardous environments will be routinely present during training exercises and emergency responses. Moderate to heavy lifting, under high physical exertion, with protective clothing and SCBA, will be required in high-heat environments for an extended period.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of employees responsibilities, duties, skills, and behaviors in this job. It is intended to describe the essential functions of the position that a qualified individual must be able to perform, either with or without reasonable accommodation.
Harris County Emergency Services District 13 is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a drug-free workplace. Selection for this position will be based on job qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected category.