SIUSLAW VALLEY FIRE AND RESCUE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Training /Â Volunteer Coordinator
HOW TO APPLY:
Application packages are available at the bottom of this pageÂ and at the Administration office.
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:
June 30, 2015 at 1700
PART TIME SALARY:
$26,850 annually (20 hour work week)
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all persons meeting minimum qualifications as described in the attached Job Description.
SELECTION PROCESS TIMELINE:
Training I Volunteer Coordinator
Job Description (DRAFT)
Under general supervision of the Fire Chief and direct supervision of the Operations Division
Chief, the Training I Volunteer Coordinator plans, organizes, coordinates, manages, and supervises the activities of all district training and volunteer recruitment and retention programs. Other duties as directed by the Fire Chief or their designee. Responds to incidents and participates in weekly drills. Paid a part time salary based on a 20 hour work week as prescribed in the annual budget.
The following is a list of duties assigned to this position. Nothing in this job description
precludes the addition or removal of any duties assigned to this position:
Directs and manages the Fire Department training program; coordinates training programs
with department personnel to avoid scheduling conflicts; establishes and maintains files of
varying training programs; coordinates and oversees alternative volunteer firefighter training programs; evaluates personnel on progress in training programs; maintains records of training programs and participants. Provides monthly training related reports to their supervisor.
Directs and manages the district volunteer program; coordinates recruitment and retention
programs; works with the Human Resources Manager and Operations Division
Chief to oversee the implementation of volunteer firefighter training programs; evaluates
volunteer personnel on performance. Provides monthly volunteer activity related reports to their supervisor
GENERAL POSITION STANDARDS & REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of modern fire suppression, emergency medical treatment, emergency equipment
and procedures; knowledge of fire safety procedures, chemical combustion and the various characteristics of fires; working knowledge of Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue policies and
procedures; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to develop comprehensive and informative training programs, and to effectively instruct department
personnel on assigned training programs; ability to exercise effective leadership, maintain
discipline, promote harmony, exercise sound judgment and establish effective working
relationships with fellow employees, Officers, and the general public.
Ability to serve and maintain the capability to function in a combat position at their current rank.
DPSST Firefighter-I Certification or the ability to obtain within three months of appointment.
DPSST Fire Instructor-I Certification or the ability to obtain within one year of appointment.
Oregon EMR or the ability to obtain Oregon EMT-Basic certification within two years of appointment.
TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED, with an AS Degree in Fire Science or related field desired.
Three years of Company Officer experience desired.
Experience as a Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue firefighter highly desired.
Oregon EMT-Basic or higher certification desired.
Ability to use or learn to use Microsoft Office software, internet related software, and other common office tools.
A combination of training and experience that demonstrates the ability to develop, manage, and coordinate training and volunteer recruitment and retention programs.