Kaysville City
  • Kaysville, UT, USA
  • $16.00 starting wage
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

This is not a benefited position.

Position: Part-Time Firefighter/AEMT/Paramedic

Pay Range: $16.00/hour starting wage (full wage range is $16.00 - $27.00/Hour)

Open Date: 01/12/23

Close Date: 03/31/23

Kaysville City is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

Following a conditional offer of employment, Kaysville City employees must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test, background check, physical fitness test, and motor vehicle record check (MVR).


Performs a variety of entry-level, part-time firefighting duties related to protecting life and property of city residents; serves as a firefighter trainee. Performs basic life support to patients according to protocols.

Able to work up to 1508 hours per year.


Promotes and follows the City's mission statement, values, and expectations.


  • Receives classroom and field training in a wide range of fire prevention and suppression techniques, principles, and procedures; receives specialized training in salvage and rescue operations, emergency medical aid, emergency preparedness, hazardous materials, disaster, drowning, and other related emergency situations.
  • Responds to emergency signals; performs as a member of firefighting team; responds to emergency calls by riding fire apparatus to scene of fire; lays and connects water hose, hooks up pump, holds nozzle and directs water stream; raises and climbs ladders; utilizes other specialized equipment such as fire extinguishers, SCBA's, encapsulated HazMat suits, power saws, and hydraulic rescue tool; rescues occupants from fire danger, renders emergency medical aid, removes bodies and performs salvage operations.
  • Receives instruction on policies and procedures to conduct pre-incident inspections on various types of facilities; conducts inspections and advises residents or owners of necessary actions to conform to standards.
  • Prepares and submits a variety of reports related to fire incidents and pre-fire plan activity; performs general maintenance necessary to maintain department building and equipment; sweeps and cleans station rooms, makes beds, washes walls, floors, and widows.
  • Performs various maintenance tasks such as painting, servicing equipment, cleaning, polishing, testing, and repairing firefighting apparatus; services, maintains, and repairs fire trucks; maintains breathing apparatus and other safety equipment.
  • Completes and passes a yearly work capacity test consisting of an arduous pack test consisting of a 3-mile walk wearing 45 pounds in less than 45 minutes and completes Department Job Task Simulation.

50% AEMT/Paramedic

  • Evaluates patient's condition and/or injuries; evaluates accident scenes and/or medical emergencies and administers aid as per protocol; monitors patient's vital signs and provides basic life support until transported to the Operates resuscitation and suction devices during cardiopulmonary resuscitation; applies vacuum splints, cervical collars, backboards, and various other medical devices used to immobilize patients during transport and extrication.
  • Performs daily inventory of ambulances and ensures their readiness to respond to emergencies. Checks all equipment on board the ambulance and ensures it is operating properly.
  • Applies bandages and dressing on soft tissue injuries as needed to stop bleeding; applies pneumatic anti-shock pants on patients as per protocol to maintain profusion of patient's vital signs; lifts and carries patients from scene to ambulance according to established procedures. Transports patients via ambulance to hospitals.
  • Cleans ambulances and equipment in a safe manner to prevent exposure to medical waste and other hazards associated with medical operations. Disposes of contaminated equipment and material according to governing regulations and
  • Attends public gatherings to ensure observance of fire safety requirements, standards, and regulations; conducts tours for interested groups.
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Chief or other Fire Department


Education and Experience:

  1. Graduation from high school; AND
  2. Utah State Certified Advanced EMT or Paramedic, AND
  3. Utah State Certified Firefighter I & II, AND
  4. Utah State Certified Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Some knowledge of firefighting methods, techniques, and procedures; firefighting equipment types and varieties and their most appropriate and effective use; equipment maintenance and care; state and city codes, laws, and regulations, and ordinances related to fire prevention; fire vehicle equipment; emergency medical techniques, procedures and first-aid; interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to follow detailed verbal or written work instructions; work in dangerous emergency situations; perform strenuous physical labor; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; assimilate modern fire prevention and firefighting skills; perform under extreme weather conditions; work on call and on shift work; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.


  1. Must have a valid State of Utah driver's license or obtain one prior to employment.
  2. Must be Wildland Firefighter 1 (NWCG FFT2) within 12 months of hire.
  3. Must be 18 years of age
  4. Must pass NFPA 1582 medical and physical requirements

An email with additional testing information and instructions will be sent to qualified applicants.


Functions of the position generally performed in a controlled environment but subject to all seasonal and weather extremes and exposure to extremely hazardous conditions and materials. Emergency response travel expected in normal course of performing duties. The individual is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; walk, sit and talk or hear. Must regularly lift and or move equipment and/or persons weighing 150 pounds or more. Specific vision ability required by this job included close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Various levels of mental application required, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, creative problem solving, and guided problem-solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Many functions of the work pose high degree of hazard uncertainty and hazardous materials. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention.


Supervision Received: Works under the close supervision of the shift supervisor, station supervisor, or designated shift supervisor.

Supervision Exercised: None


Applicants are required to complete Kaysville City's online job application at www.kaysville.gov. Questions about the position or the application process? Contact the Kaysville City Human Resources Dept. at (801) 546-1235 or HR@Kaysville.gov.

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