Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Grand Junction



HIRING RANGE: $20.56 - $22.69
About the Job:
The Grand Junction Fire Department is looking for enthusiastic, compassionate and energetic Paramedics to provide quality care to a diverse population.The Grand Junction Fire Department is the largest career fire department between Denver and Salt Lake City andis a self-sufficient organization providing a variety of services. The department serves 649 square miles of Mesa County and is also the area's ambulance provider. Perks:
Retirement • Comprehensive Benefits • Competitive Pay •Career Advancement• Outdoor Capital of Western Colorado

About the Area:
Grand Junction, Colorado is the gateway to the mountains andcanyonlandsof western Colorado andeastern Utah. Centrally located between Denver, CO (250 miles east) and Salt Lake City, UT (270mileswest), Grand Junction is surrounded by 1.2 million acres of public land and has easy access to theRocky Mountains and western Colorado's incredible landscape. Visitors and residents enjoy world-classwhitewater rafting on the Colorado and Green Rivers, golfing, fishing, skiing and snowboarding on theslopes of nearbyPowderhornSki Resort, and exploring mountain bike and hiking trails through theColorado National Monument and the Grand Mesa.
The area remains one of Colorado's largest food producers including peaches, pears, cherries and corn.

In the late1970sand early1980sthe first grape vines were planted, and the area is now home to more than 20 wineries and is known as Colorado's Wine Country. In addition to wine festivals, GrandJunction hosts several community and cultural events throughout the year including baseball games atthe Junior College World Series and downtown art, music and market events. With a population of over150,000 in Mesa County (65,000 within the City limits) we have many of the big town amenitieswithout the big town stresses such as traffic and trail congestion. Learn more about our incrediblecommunity at
Duties What You'll Do:
Under the general supervision of an EMS Officer, the Paramedic will be part of a two-person ambulance crew and work with their partner to assess patient conditions, provide essential treatment, administer medication, inform physicians of patient conditions, direct patient care and transport to a local medical facility.

Qualifications What We're Looking For:

- Colorado EMT-I or EMT-P certificate OR a National Registry EMT-I or EMT-P certificate on or by August 1, 2020
- PALS certificate ORPEPPcertificate on or by August 1, 2020
- ACLScertificate on or by August 1, 2020
- CPR certificate on or by August 1, 2020
- Valid Colorado Driver's License or ability to obtain
- Must be able to distinguish red and green
- Minimum vision 20/30
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Must be 18 years of age at time of hire Supplemental Information Important Notice:
This list of critical admissions, which may be cause for disqualification from employment with the Grand Junction Fire Department, is provided to Fire Department applicants, Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) Technicians and others involved in the Fire Department recruiting process. The listed admissions are not the exclusive basis for disqualification. The City reserves the right to disqualify any applicant who may or may not have any one or all of the following admissions. Any conviction of: a felony, perjury, "hate crime", crime of violence as an adult, theft, DUI/DWAI, and/or a hit and run accident • Being under or having been under driving restraint, cancelation, suspension or revocation of driving privileges in Colorado or any other state • Illegal drug use and/or current alcohol abuse.

Please contact Baylee Gregor, Human Resources Analyst, or (970) 256-4035 with questions about this recruitment.

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