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Golder Ranch Fire District is seeking stellar Paramedic Firefighters and EMT Firefighters to join our community-driven team! 

Based upon your experience and current EMS certifications, you may be considered for a lateral pay transition into one of the following positions:

Position: Paramedic Firefighter
Pay Range: $63,958.89 – $86,100/yr
Reports To: Captain
Status: Full-Time, 24-hr Shift
Safety Sensitive: Yes
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position: EMT Firefighter
Pay Range: $50,644.87 – $72,793.35/yr
Reports To: Captain
Status: Full-Time, 24-hr Shift
Safety Sensitive: Yes
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Final lateral pay will be dependent on EMS certification level and experience as a paid full time EMT Firefighter or Paramedic Firefighter.

Primary Function:

Respond to fire, medical and other emergent and non-emergent alarms. Individuals in this position often perform under conditions which require strenuous physical exertion. Major elements of both positions include participation in supervised drills and training in firefighting and EMS or CEP (depending upon position) skills. Other elements include routine maintenance of equipment and apparatus, routine care of buildings and grounds, as well as public education activities.

Minimum Qualifications: All mandatory certifications must be current and maintained

EMT Firefighter

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Arizona State Certified Fire Fighter I and II certification or equivalent certification from IFSAC, ProBoard, or member of any fire service organization that provides automatic aid with GRFD, with the ability to obtain reciprocity with the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence.
  • Must possess current Arizona state EMT certification by AZ Department of Health Services. (Note: National Registry Certification is not accepted as an equivalent)
  • Basic Wildland Firefighter certification.
  • Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations Level certification.
  • Current Healthcare Provider level CPR certified. (Note: CPR Cert/card MUST be issued by one of the following certifying agencies: AHA, ARC, NSC, ASHI, ECSI, AREST)
  • Successful completion of the probationary modules within probationary year
  • Completion of the Advanced Firefighter Task Book skills portion within one year of initiation
  • Must possess and maintain a valid AZ Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.

Paramedic Firefighter

  • EMT Firefighter minimum qualifications PLUS
  • Current Arizona State EMCT-Paramedic certification.
  • Current CEP certifications (ACLS, BLS and PALS, or equivalent)
  • Current Healthcare Provider, or equivalent, level CPR certified.

Safety Sensitive: This job is designated by GRFD as a safety-sensitive position because it includes tasks or duties that GRFD, in good faith, believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others (ARS 23-493). An applicant or incumbent may be disqualified, disciplined, or terminated, if they are determined to be positive for marijuana or its metabolites, regardless of cardholder status.

Closes November 25, 2022 

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