Wellsville Fire Company



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2019 349
2018 355
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2011 235
2010 184
2009 180
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We are currently seeking part-time firefighter driver/operators.  Shifts will consits of an eight (8) hour daytime period, not to exceed three (3) shifts per week.  Rate of pay is $18/hr.  Please review the qualifications, requirements and job functions below. 

To apply, complete an employment application and then click here.  For more information, contact Fire Chief Larry Anderson at 717-432-5428.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Background checks: PA State Police (Act 34), DHS Child Abuse History (Act 151) & Federal Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) FBI report
  • Valid Class C drivers license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (with no class 1 violations)
  • Pro Board Firefighter I
  • Hazardous Materials Operations and a current Haz-Mat refresher certification
  • Basic Vehicle Rescue - Technician certification or equivalent
  • Current CPR/First-Aid/AED certification OR PA EMT-B 
  • Pump Operation I Course (Pennsylvania certified - 16 hrs)
  • Incident Command/Management (Pennsylvania certified - 16 hrs) and/or NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800b
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (Pennylsvania certified EVOC)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of Class A pumper driving and pumper experience

Employee Requirements:

  • Capable of carrying 100 pounds or more
  • Ability to perform prolonged strenous work under adverse emergency conditions, physically and mentally
  • Ability to crawl, climp, stoop, grasp small objects with both hands and use firefighting equipment as needed
  • Must successfully pass any verbal, agility or technical examination prior to employment
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with other employees, members and officers
  • Must have the ability to think clearly and use independent judgement in routine and non-routine situations, which may occur
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug and/or alcohol test when required or directed
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical evaluation and complete a medical evaluation when required or directed

Job Functions:

  • Perform duties of driver/operator
  • Provide firefighting, rescue and emergency medical services as needed.
  • Participate in the exchange of information to incoming or outgoing shifts.
  • Respond to alarms of fire, rescue, other emergencies and public service details.
  • Establish a water supply for firefighting purposes.
  • Use hose lines and nozzles to direct water streams.
  • Raise and lower ground ladders.
  • Use fire extinguishers, various hand tools, power saws and appliances as well as other safety equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Maintain familiarity with maps and roadways in first alarm area.
  • Participate in company training when on duty.
  • Perform house duties/responsibilities and assist in fund raising.
  • Follow guidelines of response as outlined in the WFC SOG’s.
  • Driver/operators are responsible for inspecting the apparatus when they come on duty and after each use for proper equipment, proper condition, and assurance that the apparatus is in a ready state at all times.
  • Equipment and apparatus shall be clean at all times.
  • Any tools, appliances, or other equipment found to be defective shall be removed from the apparatus and a chief officer or line officer is to be notified immediately.
  • Perform maintenance checks under assigned daily/weekly duties.

 

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