Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
Job Opportunity at CHLOETA

Posted on Sep 28

http://www.chloetafire.com    8772456382

Location: Redmond, OR
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143288

CHLOETA is recruiting a number of individuals to fulfill Call When Needed (CWN) positions under existing governmental contracts as wildland fire medics for wildfires and all-hazards incidents for the 2017 fire season. Work may include Line Medic assignments providing BLS or ALS care on the fireline to injured or ill wildland firefighters or Camp Medic assignments assigned to the Medical Unit at a Base Camp or Incident Command Post (ICP). Pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Nationwide travel is frequently necessary to wildfires, company compensated. Extensive opportunities exist for overtime while assigned to wildfires.

Duty Location
  • Pacific Northwest 
Desired Attributes
  • Recruits must be able to successfully serve as a medic on a wildland fire or other all-hazards incident either in a camp setting or on the fireline operating under medical direction
  • Clean driving record for the past three (3) years
  • US Citizen
  • Recruits should be willing and expect to travel extensively and be assigned to incidents for up to fourteen (14) days at a time, exclusive of travel
  • Line Medics lacking the necessary basic training will be provided with it (Basic Wildland Firefighter; S-130, S-190, ICS-100, IS-800, L-180) prior to being made available for assignment
  • Line Medic personnel will be provided with a Work Capacity Test prior to beginning work 
Responsibilities
  • Represent Chloeta professionally at times
  • Operate effectively in team settings in high stress environments
  • Maintain a high level of physical fitness
  • Maintain a constant of readiness for incident response nationwide
 
Physical Demands
  • Will often work up to sixteen (16) hours per day
  • Will typically work up to seven (7) days per week, for fourteen (14) to twenty-21 (21) days straight
  • Line Medic Positions: Arduous Duty Work Capacity Test (walk 3 miles with a 45 lb pack on in 45 minutes)
  • Camp Medic Positions: Light Duty Work Capacity Test (walk 1 mi in 15 min with no pack)
  • May work in austere wilderness environments
  • Should be prepared to reside in a base camp setting with limited amenities for long periods 
Compensation and Work Schedule
  • Recruits should expect to be available for extensive travel throughout the U.S. during fire season
  • Housing while working at the home duty station is NOT provided
  • All travel expenses, including meals and lodging, are provided by the company while the employee is in official travel status
  • All necessary medical equipment (i.e. ALS or BLS trauma kits) will be provided by the company 
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