Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us. With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.
Under direction of the Captain or above, the Fire Lieutenant provides leadership and acts as a working supervisor to Firefighters. Oversees fire company activities including fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous material incidents, fire prevention, public education and the daily operation and maintenance of a fire station.
• Provides an environment through leadership and example where customer service is the highest priority company activity.
• Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements and positively reinforces departmental policies and procedures.
• Responds to emergency medical scenes, fire incidents and other related emergency requests and may be required to perform all fire suppression activities and operate all equipment as required of a Firefighter.
• Directs and coordinates emergency scene activity unless and until relieved of command by a supervisor.
• Acts as a working supervisor and performs the work of Firefighter as necessary.
• Supervises and assists in rendering first aid at an emergency medical incident.
• Coordinates the laying of hose lines and the placement of ladders; directs pressure and use of water streams and directs ventilation procedures, salvage operations and overhaul activities.
• Directs the continuous maintenance of quarters, equipment and apparatus at a fire station according to department standards.
• Complete all required reports in a timely manner, including pre-hospital care reports, fire reports and reports concerning the use and condition of apparatus, related equipment and supplies.
• Instructs and drills employees in fire fighting, emergency medical service techniques and other areas to ensure minimum company standards are maintained.
• Participates in budget preparation; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for needed equipment; monitors and controls expenditures.
• Monitors employee performance; facilitate employee performance reviews; provides assistance to personnel under stress due to incidents; provides company training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; recommends disciplinary procedures.
• Identifies the fire training needs of company personnel including such areas as driving and operating equipment; ensures that necessary training is provided.
• Supervises drills and classes including those relating to the use of tools and techniques of fire fighting, first aid, rescuing, street location and hydraulics.
• Conducts fire prevention inspections and educates the general public in fire prevention.
• Assists other management staff in maintaining and improving the operation of the Department.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Must meet all qualifications of Lead Firefighter and Step-Up Lieutenant NFPA
• Vehicle/Machinery Rescue Technician Accreditation
• Company Inspector Certificate
• Successful completion of I-300 or equivalent Successful completion of Lieutenant promotional assessment
• Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required depending on assignment
• Must meet physical fitness standards as set by Rural/Metro Fire Department
• Must meet insurability requirements of Rural/Metro Fire Department
• Must have an acceptable drug screen and background check.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• While performing the duties of this job, fire department personnel are frequently required to walk, sit, climb, crawl, kneel, bend, stoop, lift, talk, see, hear, feel and operate machinery.
• There is a need to reach and perform moderate (20-50 pounds) and heavy (50-200 pounds) lifting during the use of tools and equipment, and while assisting others while extinguishing fires or treating ill / injured persons.
• The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.
• The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts and vibration.
• The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives and risk of radiation.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
• Duties are performed under a variety of known and unknown working conditions that may be dangerous to one’s health and well being.
• Calls are repetitive and sedentary in nature.
• Sudden changes in service demand tax the extremes of mental and physical resources. For this reason, it is imperative that the incumbent maintains good mental and physical readiness.
• Personnel who could wear SCBA must pass the annual physical fitness/agility testing as well as annual fit testing/training as required by OSHA.
• Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, night/reduced light vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Corrective vision, i.e., contact lenses, eyeglasses, etc., is acceptable provided it can be maintained while wearing SCBA throughout fire fighting efforts.
• While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; and interact with staff, other organizations and the public.
• The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS
Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
• Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
• One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
• Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
• Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
• Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
• Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.
Upon acceptance of offer and joining the GMR family, you will be required to submit your Covid-19 vaccination status of either vaccinated or not vaccinated.
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled