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Bolivar Fire Dept

211 West Walnut Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613

• Responds as a crewmember on emergency alarms including but not limited to; fire protection, EMS, rescue, and hazardous materials situations.

• Drives and operates fire apparatus as required.

• Performs daily work activities to include but not limited to; testing & maintenance of apparatus, grounds, facilities, and equipment.

• Assists in daily departmental operations including but not limited to; answering phones, correspondence, training, and public relations.

• Enters & maintains incident reports utilizing Firehouse© Software, Microsoft products, or other approved software.

• Conducts fire inspections & fire prevention programs within the community including but not limited to; pre-planning, public education, and occupancy inspections.

• Attends and participates in department training and work sessions as required by supervisory personnel

• Perform any other duties as assigned.

Volunteer Category: Firefighter, EMT

• Must be 18 years of age at time of employment.

• Preferred High School Diploma or GED.

• Knowledge in Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials, EMS.

• Knowledge of modern fire and emergency medical equipment and apparatus.

• Knowledge and ability to safely operate modern fire suppression tools & equipment including extinguishers, hand tools, and power tools.

• Computer Skills including but not limited to; typing, data entry, Firehouse Software, Microsoft Office Suite, or other approved software.

• Ability to follow instructions from supervisors both written and verbal.

• Ability to interact with subordinates, supervisors, and community in a positive and professional manner.

• Ability to mitigate stressful situations in a calm and professional manner. Be able to analyze situations and react quickly and effectively.

• Ability to supervise small groups of fire or EMS personnel as needed in both work and emergency situations.

• Must be able to don and doff personal protective equipment used for firefighting, rescue, EMS, and hazardous materials incidents.

• Must perform necessary job functions in this protective equipment.

• Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, & reach in emergency and non-emergency situations.

• Also must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull weight up to 100 pounds.

• Must also pass a Candidate Physical Ability Test.

• Exposure to life threatening conditions and situations associated with firefighting, rescue, hazardous materials incidences, and EMS.

• May be exposed to toxic chemicals, smoke, falls, collapsing buildings or earth, contagious diseases, poor visibility, and ventilation.

• Firefighter I and II within 2 years

• Hazardous Materials Operations Level Certification within 2 years