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Firefighter Internship FLSA: Non-Exempt

This Job Reports to: Executive Director

Job Summary

To perform primary assigned duty for the placement and removal of beach advisory flags located on City of South Haven Beaches. Secondary duties will be to assist SHAES personnel as directed and as it falls within the scope of training for each intern, assisting on emergency calls when trained to do so, operation of select Authority equipment as directed by SHAES staff and when trained to do so, cleans and maintains buildings and grounds and to perform related work assignments as required by higher ranking officers.

Duties And Responsibilities

Primary Job Functions

  1. The placement, supervision and removal of beach advisory flags located on the City of South Haven Beaches.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Placement of and removal of beach advisory flags each day.
  2. Daily verification of water safety devices on both piers .
  3. Assist with response to fire alarms and other emergency and non-emergency scenes as directed by SHAES staff.
  4. Provides emergency medical procedures to level of licensure.
  5. Efficiently & safely drives Authority vehicles is a safe manner as directed by staff.
  6. Must lift or assist in lifting patients or victims in hazardous and non-hazardous environments.
  7. Assist with hydrant and water flow inspections.
  8. Assist in training of Authority employees.
  9. Prepare reports to higher ranking officers as required.
  10. Keeps the fire station in a clean and orderly condition per Authority policies.
  11. Keeps apparatus in a clean and orderly condition per Authority policies.
  12. Abides by the Authority's Privacy Policies.

Supplemental Job Functions

  1. As prescribed by the Captain or Shift Commander.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of firefighting principles, practices and procedures of modern fire science.
  2. Working knowledge of the geography, streets, rural areas and important locations within the Authority.
  3. Knowledge of the Authority's rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  4. Knowledge of job hazards, state laws and.
  5. Knowledge of the Incident Management System.
  6. Ability to maintain ones physical ability to perform essential and supplemental job functions.
  7. Ability to lift extremely heavy objects and persons.

Working Conditions

  1. Work is frequently preformed in hazardous emergency situations in all types of environments. High amounts of stress are often associated with this type of work. Employees performing essential job functions often physically exert themselves beyond average, normal modes of a daily work environment.
  2. Work is all types of outdoor weather such as rain, wind, cold temperatures, hot temperatures and humid weather.
  3. Operate SHAES vehicles in heavy traffic, narrow streets and transverse on foot across ever changing sandy terrain and stairs.

Reporting Relationship

  1. Reports to the superior officer on duty if available, reports to information desk or communication center staff when officer on duty is not available.
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