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Downieville Volunteer Fire Department seeks a Resident Paramedic/Firefighter to serve as a Field Paramedic and EMS Operations Manager, also have an interest in Community Paramedicine. Responsibilities include responding to both Ambulance and fire/911 calls, assisting with Urgent Care, responding to Public Health emergencies, Day-to-Day Ambulance Management: including office administration, budget, training and teaching EMTs. Hours are 5 days per week, plus on-call.  Additional compensation for after hours calls. There is an expectation of responding to calls if you are in the community during your off hours. This person would work with a highly trained volunteer team of EMRs, EMTs, AEMTs and Firefighters to provide BLS and ALS care in western Sierra County. Housing available. EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 36
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • About Downieville Fire Protection District - Downieville

    Sierra County has year-round recreation for every visitor, and scenery that sparkles with each new season. Shopping and dining can be enjoyed in historic settings. Amenities range from primitive campgrounds to lodging in comfortable historic buildings with modern conveniences, all surrounded by the rugged beauty of mountain forests, lakes, and rivers.

    For all its wilderness and pristine beauty, Sierra County is easily accessible year round. All major highways into the county are regularly maintained and plowed during periods of snowfall. These beautiful mountain highways wander through some of the finest winter recreation sites in California and world class mountain biking in the warmer months.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: No
    Salary: $60,000.00