U.S. Marine Corps FIREFIGHTER (PARAMEDIC) in Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California
Summary You will serve as a FIREFIGHTER (PARAMEDIC) in the Structural Fire Protection Division of MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR. Responsibilities You will prioritize treatments for patients having multiple problems and employ a variety of established emergency medical/medicine techniques, methods, and equipment to the appropriate medical facility. You will respond to emergencies as a member of an Engine Company, Truck Company, Rescue Company, Hazardous Materials Team and/or a Rescue Team with associated vehicle and equipment. You will conduct a complete examination of the patient to determine the nature, extent, and seriousness of their condition and search for alert symbols. You will participate in daily training and instruction classes covering all phases of fire protection, fire prevention and emergency medical services. You will perform thorough safety and maintenance inspections on emergency transport vehicles and provide first echelon maintenance repairs as required. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-09: One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-08 grade level or pay band in the Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector serving as a Firefighter (Paramedic) providing fire prevention, and protection, emergency operations to include hazardous material responses, and responding to medical emergencies performing initial and ongoing assessments, performing detailed systematic physical examinations to determine proper treatment methods for patients, and assisting patients with medical treatment such as taking prescribed medicines, monitoring blood glucose levels or IV (Intra Venous) therapy in accordance with state and hospital guidelines and procedures. GS-08: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-07 or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector serving as a Firefighter (Paramedic) extinguishing fires, conducting search and rescue operations, performing invasive and non-invasive emergency procedures as an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P) such as emergency medical responses, treatment, and transportation of the sick or injured. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/fire-protection-and-prevention-series-0081/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. Education Additional Information This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/ Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326. Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed. If selected below the full performance level, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements, and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.