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 ESD11.

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.

 

WATER UTILITY WORKER

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Public Works Director, maintain safe water for the community, provide clean and safe public facilities, public grounds, and streets for the City.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides safe water for the community by cleaning, maintaining, and repairing sewer lines and well sites
  • Maintains chlorine and usage and water tank levels
  • Maintains and repairs pump motors
  • Performs sewer line maintenance
  • Repairs and replaces meters, fire hydrants, stops, valves, and manholes
  • Places pipes and repairs water mains
  • Reads and records residential and commercial water usage
  • Assists in the construction and repairing of streets and public work sites by performing small electrical and carpentry repairs
  • Digs trenching holes
  • Lays and spreads soil
  • Lays sod and fertilizer
  • Seals cracks and refills potholes in the street
  • Mends water leaks
  • Repairs and replaces water lines, mains, clamps, and valves
  • Uses heavy equipment, such as front-end loaders and dump trucks
  • Puts out signs and barricades to assist the flow of traffic
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Maintain safe water for the community, provide clean and safe public facilities, public grounds, and streets for the City.  Read meters and other water usage levels, cleaning sewer mains and lines, repairing main breaks, maintaining water levels and pressure, picking up trash and debris daily around sites, trimming trees, mowing and edging lawns, repairing roadways and street signs, performing minor plumbing and electrical repairs, and operating small and heavy equipment as needed.  Other duties include cleaning public restrooms and assisting with special events as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from high school or four years of equivalency
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License with acceptable driving record; Class C or CDL
  • Water “C” and Wastewater Collection II TCEQ Licenses required