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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 1/14/2020
Job Reference #: 20190-1

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Job Title: Fire Captain

Closing Date: 01/21/2020
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 20-190
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Gila River Fire Department
City: Chandler, AZLocations: 5002 N. Maricopa Road
Area of Interest: Public Safety
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $20.92 /56 Hour Work Week
07/40 Hour Work Week
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

Must have successfully passed the department officer testing process in the last 12
months; that includes and assessment center, written testing, and interpersonal communications assessment.

The Fire Captain provides supervision and leadership in protecting the community from emergencies, including
medical, fire, hazardous material exposure, and natural and manmade disasters, and to promote an environment
of public safety Within the Community. In the absence of a Command Officer, an employee in this class may
temporarily assume full responsibility for duties of the Command Officer. The principal duties of this class are
performed in a work environment in which the employee is subject to potential personal danger. Employees in
this class are responsible for managing personnel, stations, equipment, and emergencies on an assigned shift (56-
hour week), or they may be rotated into 40-hour week, special administrative assignments.

o Directly supervise and evaluate Fire Engineers and Firefighters.o Respond to, command, and mitigate emergency incidents.
0 Determine best method of extinguishing fires and emergency response and direct ?refighting work until
relieved of command by a supervisor.o Supervise maintenance of fire apparatus and equipment, inspect apparatus and equipment to determine needfor maintenance and repair work.Supervise and participate in cleaning and minor maintenance of quarters, equipment and apparatus.Perform and supervise emergency medical technical skills and maintain certifications.Instruct training sessions for firefighters, fire recruits and Fire Explorers.Work with other agencies during large emergency incidents throughout the Community and surroundingcommunities.
0 Enter emergency incident, training, and other information as necessary into the department’s records
management system.
0 Conduct fire prevention inspections and educate the general public in fire prevention.
0 Evaluate work of subordinates and write performance appraisals.
0 Fire Captains certified as Paramedics perform the following additional duties:
Measure and administer drug therapy to assist patients;Administer cardiac monitoring device and defibrillate cardiac patients;
Provide advanced airway management;Perform a variety of more advanced emergency medical duties;Delegate tasks to and directs EMT’s in patient care and patient stabilization;
Lead tasks at emergency medical scenes.
0 Perform other related duties as assigned.OOOOOOREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:0 Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of modern firefighting.
0 Knowledge of rules, regulations, and operational procedures of the Fire Department in modern firefighting
0 Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision and training.Knowledge of local geography, including the location of fire hydrants and the major fire hazards of the GilaRiver Indian Community.Knowledge of current international fire code and modern investigation methods.Ability to conduct preliminary fact finding inspections and investigations, including evidence gathering.Ability to operate apparatus and equipment used in modern ?refighting activities.Ability to instruct and lead fire training sessions and courses.Ability to effectively plan, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officialsand the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years experience as a Gila River Firefighter to include
a minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.

All Firefighter associated requirements, Fire Engineer requirements, Fire Instructor I (AZ, NFPA), Incident Safety
Officer (AZ, NFPA), Supervisory Training for Firefighters, Human Resources Management in the Fire Service,
Gila River Fire Officer Preparation, NIMS 701, MAG 400.Required to pass a background check and fingerprint clearance as a condition of employment and must continue
to maintain throughout duration of employment.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Supervisory, Hourly PositionReports to Fire Chief or designee


- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/$150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

- Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick Leave

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity Without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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