|Department||Tampa Fire Rescue|
|Open Date||12/2/2019 4:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/16/2019 4:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$64,896.00 - $95,397.12/year|
|Type of Recruitment||Departmental|
Please read the entire Job Posting as it will provide important information regarding the application process and promotional exam.
Takes command of medical emergencies, which includes coordinating communications between the unit and physician, supervising the administration of pre-hospital emergency care to the patient, and ensuring that adjunct agencies which may be involved, such as first responder personnel and/or police department, carry out their duties in the best interest of the patient; is proficient in advanced life support techniques.
Responds to fires or emergencies with the assigned company and is responsible for search and rescue of occupants from fires, explosions, disasters, and other life threatening situations.
Provides for general safety of department personnel.
Directs company drills and training of members under command to maintain combat readiness; participates in demonstrations and conducts classes in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for general city employees, members of allied health services, Fire Department personnel, and citizens of Tampa.
Maintains records and makes reports in accordance with department standard operating guidelines.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: rescue methods and techniques; first aid, CPR and ACLS techniques; emergency medical techniques, practices, supplies, and equipment; firefighting techniques, equipment and terminology; search and rescue techniques and equipment.
Working knowledge of: effective supervisory and evaluation techniques; standard reports and forms, their completion and purpose; effective communication techniques.
Ability to: master integral comprehension of anatomy and physiology; apply standards of Advanced Cardiac Life Support and principles of patient handling; communicate orally, in writing and by use of hand signals; perform work requiring considerable physical exertion under hazardous conditions; work cooperatively and interact effectively with all types of people in a variety of situation; assess situations accurately, reach valid conclusions and take appropriate actions; react calmly and quickly in emergencies; plan, assign, supervise, and review the work of others; evaluates others work, recommend improvements and conduct attendant training; maintain accurate and complete records.
Skill in: the use and care of rescue and firefighting tools and equipment.
-a) Four (4) years of service with the Tampa Fire Department including three (3) years endorsed as an acting Rescue Lieutenant.
(b) Employees with a minimum of 3 years on the job and 2 years as an Acting Rescue Lieutenant may apply and will become eligible when attaining the required 4 and 3 years of experience.
(c) Must currently be a Paramedic (F-4) to sit for exam and to be promoted.
(d) Successful completion of 24 college credits (15 of which must be in the area of fire science/administration, emergency medical services, business or public administration, or industrial education with a major in fire science/administration). All candidates must submit a copy of their degree or transcript prior to the closing date. This also applies to candidates who may have applied for past examinations. The transcript or diploma must be scanned and attached via upload to the online application via Job Aps.
(e) Successful completion of a college level course in personnel management.
(f) Approval by the Tampa Fire Department Medical Director.
All applicants must submit a copy of their degree or transcript (with signature and/or seal affixed) prior to the closing date. This also applies to candidates who may have applied for past examinations. The transcript or diploma must be scanned and attached via upload to the online application via Job Aps.
NOTE: All of the required experience and education for eligibility purposes must have been obtained prior to the deadline.
-Possession of: Submit all applicable licensures and certifications with application
SOURCE MATERIALS FOR EXAM: *** In effect the date of this announcement***
Rules and Regs *
Collective Bargaining Agreement *
NFPA Fire Officer: Principles and Practice- Enhanced Third Edition ( ISBN: 978-1-284-06836-8)
TEST DATES FOR PROMOTIONAL EXAM: (location TBD)
Part 1- April 9, 2020 (Time TBD)
Part 2- April 9, 2020 (Part 2 will be held on the same day as Part 1; time TBD