Firefighter

City of Missouri
Full Time $61,936 Per year TX 3849 Cartwright Rd, Missouri City, TX 77459, United States
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Overview

***The written examination is scheduled for Thursday, June 27, 2024. Only candidates who have received an invitation from Human Resources will be eligible to take the exam. *** 

This is a full-time, professional (Service Worker) position in the Missouri City Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS). An individual in this position will protect life and property by fighting fires, respond to emergency incidents, utilizes Emergency Medical Services skills, and engage in public education, station and equipment maintenance activities as directed and according to departmental initiatives that results in excellent service delivery consistent with a High-Performing Organization (HPO). Will perform technical fire inspection assignments to ensure compliance with fire codes, state and federal laws, city ordinances and related regulations.
 
Reporting relationship: Fire Lieutenant.


Examples of Work

  • Respond to emergency incidents; perform firefighting, rescue and deliver emergency medical services; document emergency services delivery and related incidents;
  • Perform minor maintenance to fire station and complete station maintenance work requests; and cleaning of station contents;
  • Assist with daily apparatus inspections and apparatus readiness; perform minor equipment and apparatus repairs and/or maintenance; complete required documentation and reports;
  • Provide tours of a fire-station and/or apparatus; deliver fire prevention and safety presentations to the public; conduct pre-fire planning of commercial and industrial occupancies; conduct courtesy home fire safety inspections; and conduct courtesy home fire smoke detector inspections, installation and maintenance;
  • Attend and complete related training; assist with company level training; participate in required departmental training; participate in additional training and education opportunities; maintain established continuing education requirements to retain certifications; assist with employee development; and assist the training division as needed;
  • Provide input, feedback, research, and manpower as needed to assure the department is providing the best service possible to the public;
  • Maintain continuous awareness, adherence and compliance with City and Department policies and procedures;
  • Maintain personal physical fitness and participate in on-duty physical fitness activities;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;
  • Subject to 24 hour recall.
     
     

Education, Experience, or Certification

  • Basic Firefighter Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) or National Registry 

Supplemental Information

  • Completion of Operations Firefighter Orientation Program
  • Credential training and approval from the Department’s Medical Director appropriate to EMS certification level
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