Fire Intern

City Of Longview Longview , WA 98632

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description:

Internship overview:

The Firefighter Intern Training Program is designed to provide a learning environment that allows students a means to acquire hands-on firefighting experience and demonstrate the required skills and techniques needed to effectively respond to emergency situations.As an intern firefighter, you will work 24-hour shifts and be an integral part of the fire crew, gaining the skills needed to become a career firefighter.

The Firefighter Intern Training Program requires candidates to possess physical stamina and discipline under emergency conditions as well as a wide range of mechanical abilities and technical knowledge. The training covers fire suppression, control of hazardous materials, and life safety hazards.

Interns will be required to respond and render basic life support at rescue and/or aid incidents. Non-emergency training activities include fire prevention inspections, training, maintenance and testing of department property and equipment.

This is a shift work position and will require a minimum of 8 (24 hour) shifts per month. This position is not eligible for City benefits.

Recruitment process details:

Answer additional questions for education verification sheet; attach transcripts or letter of intent, and a five year driving abstract, along with rsum, cover letter and any other certifications or letters of recommendation.

If you have any questions, please call Longview Fire Dept. at 360.442.5501.

Essential Job Duties

Interns will become proficient in basic fundamentals of fire suppression activities such as connecting hose to hydrants, extending attack lines, directing fire streams, using fire extinguishers, setting up and operating master stream appliances, and raising and climbing ladders.They will also assist professional firefighters in responses to aid incidents to include controlling bleeding, performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, providing airway maintenance and other life support tasks.Interns will also perform rescue operations by using hydraulic rescue tools, cutting torch and gas powered concrete/metal saws for extrication, ropes and other related tools.

Minimum Qualifications

Intern qualifications:

Must be a US citizen; 18 years of age or older; demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing in English; completion of high school or GED; possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record; must be in (or scheduled to enter) a related field of study at a regionally accredited college or university; and, successfully pass an entry level skills examination, oral interview process, physical examination and reference/background investigation process.

To be successful in this position, candidates must have the following knowledge/skills/attributes:

  • Ability to learn the following:modern fire fighting techniques, principles of fire fighting, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, hazardous materials awareness, emergency medical practices and rescue techniques, fire prevention codes, ordinances, regulations, laws, and policies

  • Ability to follow verbal directions and follow through with commands, read and interpret fire codes, training reference manuals, and emergency plans

  • Withstand strenuous physical labor in cumbersome protective clothing and equipment, often in hazardous working conditions for necessary periods of time

Ideal Candidate Information

Ability to learn:

Modern fire fighting techniques including size-up, incident command practices, hose lays, pumping, principles in the use of water in fire fighting, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, use of the personnel accountability system, hazardous materials accident mitigation practices, rescue techniques and emergency medical practices; fire prevention codes, ordinances, regulations, laws and policies; geography of the city, including location of major streets and target hazards; department rules and regulations; all pertinent safety regulations and practices.

Read and interpret fire codes, reference manuals, and emergency plans. Work evenings, weekends, holidays, as required.

Follow orders within a para-military organization. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the public. Withstand strenuous physical labor for short periods of time.



icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Dietary Aide Assisted Living

Prestige Care, Inc

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 4/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-30T00:00 Nestled between the banks of the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers in Longview, Washington, Prestige Senior Living Monticello Park offers independent and assisted living options. It is a perfect option for those who enjoy the comfort of home, but prefer the specialized programming, amenities, and relaxed atmosphere that comes with community-based living. Prestige Senior Living Monticello Park enjoyed a deficiency-free survey in 2019! The Monticello Park wellness program, Celebrations, is designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give the choices and freedom to celebrate life. Cozy common areas, activity centers and a restaurant-style dining room make it easy for residents to catch up with one another or build new relationships. And, when it's time to venture into the surrounding area, residents enjoy the benefit of trained, on-site transportation staff to get them out and about. Questions? Contact MonticelloParkED@prestigecare.com Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an "employee," you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below: Position Details: Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call Shift: Day/Evening/NOC Schedule: Various Working Hours Start: Various Working Hours End: Various Job Summary: Dining Services Aide assists with food service, general duties of the dietary department, and minor food preparation. Essential Functions: * Responsible for delivering meals to resident rooms, setting-up meal trays in accordance to diet orders and tray cards, ensuring residents are served proper diet and food preferences in a timely manner. * Keeps the kitchen, dietary equipment, and dining room clean and sanitary at all times, including work areas and floors and according to assignment. * Operates the dishwasher and properly stores pots, dishes and utensils. * Ensures proper labeling of foods to be stored. * Assists in minor preparation of food and is responsible for serving meals, snacks, and beverages using portion control and applicable sanitation practices. * Follows community fire safety, infection control practices and hazardous chemical practices, and uses cleaners and other hazardous materials in accordance to health department procedures. * Reports all unsafe conditions or equipment to dietary services supervisor immediately. * Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, and in a manner that respects dignity, confidentiality standards and promotes residents and staff rights. * Resets the dining room for the next meal and makes sure supplies are available for the next meal. * Assists in storing incoming food and supplies as assigned and performs related duties as requested. * Assist others with lifting, as required. * Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings. * Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: * Meet job-related health department or state regulations by holding required state certification. * High School diploma or equivalent preferred. * Some experience working with the public preferred. * Able to read and understand written and verbal instructions, and write at a level necessary to meet job expectations. EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED Monticello Park has a part-time position available. Prestige Care, Inc Longview WA

Fire Intern

City Of Longview