City of Tucson


$33.63-$41.36 Hourly / $69,950.40-$86,028.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 405H

General Description

Drives fire equipment and crew to the emergency scene. Operates pumps and aerial ladders to suppress and extinguish fires. Provides medical assistance and performs rescues. Maintains tools, equipment, vehicles and fire station.

Essential Functions

Maintains the readiness of tools and emergency equipment by performing daily vehicle maintenance and inspections, ensuring tools and equipment are in proper working order, calculating hydraulic pressures and aerial positioning, performing drills with apparatus and equipment, and maintaining logs and records.

Provides emergency care of patients by providing medical assistance in dangerous and contagious disease environments, lifting heavy items off of victims, and participating in monthly and yearly classes for Emergency Medical Technician and Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation certification.

Responds to emergencies by transporting personnel and equipment safely to and from emergency scenes, assisting in firefighting operations, and performing rescues.

Performs public relations by conducting public education classes at schools, giving station tours and safety demonstrations, and providing public assistance.

Conducts fire prevention inspections of buildings for fire hazards, and inspects fire protection equipment.

Performs related duties by cleaning the station, recruiting and training personnel, maintaining physical fitness, inspecting and testing fire hydrants, and complying with all procedures as outlined in department manuals and by management.

May be required to respond to and mitigate hazardous materials incidents by identifying and isolating hazardous materials releases, stopping leaks, minimizing exposure to the public, and returning the scene to a safe condition.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years Fire Fighter

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Certification from the State Fire Marshals Office in a minimum of three of the following technical rescue disciplines:

Rope Rescue I, II and III, Confined Space Rescue, Trench Rescue, Structural Collapse Rescue, or Swift Water Rescue

HazMat Technician Certification and Re-certifications

Fire Engineer Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Respirator Physical

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 35

Occupation Group Description: Fire

EEO Job Category Code: D

EEO Job Category Description: Protective Service Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 7710

Bargaining Unit: TFFA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver 

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: Yes

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 6403; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;