•Trains for and participates in varied firefighting and life rescuing duties and activities in the protection of life and property. Conditions under which firefighters work may require strenuous exertion under such handicaps as fire, heat, smoke, and cramped surroundings.
•Ventilates burning buildings, removes persons from danger, administers first aid to injured persons; performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, sweeping water, and removing debris.
•Cleans and maintains fire station, fire apparatus and grounds.
•Responds to medical emergencies and provides first aid, CPR and appropriate EMT basic level care.
•Responds to a variety of calls of an emergency nature including vehicle accidents, technical rescue and hazardous materials incidents.
•Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.