FIREFIGHTER/EMT 

JOB SUMMARY

To provide prompt and professional firefighting and or emergency medical services, in order to maintain the highest quality of services to the citizens of Kirby and ESD #11.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Works with shift captain in charge.
  • Follows directives of those in charge.
  • Insures all equipment is maintained in good working condition and ready at all times.
  • Properly fills out Fire and or EMS reports.
  • Assures compliance with state mandated data collection and inspections.
  • Responds to alarms and assists in the suppression of fires, including rescue, entry, ventilating, and salvage work.
  • Responds to Fire and EMS calls.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Depending on skills, training, and certification level and at the discretion of the officer in charge, responds to fire suppression situations and assists in providing other emergency care to patients.  Performs vehicle and station maintenance as needed. Attends regularly scheduled training seminars, and maintains current certifications with city provided continuing education.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school education or its four years equivalency. Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, and Certification from Department of Health State Services, A valid Texas Class B motor vehicle license.

POLICE LIEUTENANT

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Directs and coordinates the work of all Divisions of the Police Department; handles personnel issues; disciplinary action; citizen complaints; manpower needs; division problems; requests for funding; and policy development/review. Should be prepared to assist an Officer in any situation.
  • Organizes daily work; performs routine review and approval of payroll, overtime, material and cash requisitions, and other paperwork; reviews and responds to correspondence and phone calls.
  • Attends City Council meetings and other community functions as needed; acts as liaison when coordinating with other local, County, State, and Federal agencies in the absence of the Police Chief.
  • Provides direction for the Department in policies and procedures and human resource issues; long- and short-range planning for the department.
  • Assists with research and administration of department grants
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Creates statistical reports.
Conducts statistical analysis.
Conducts internal investigations.
Participates in criminal investigations as needed.
Perform routine patrol as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must hold a least an Advanced Peace Officer Certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of ten years Law Enforcement experience required.
  • At least five years of supervisory experience preferred.

Contact the Kirby Police Department to apply.