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Training Captain / EMT

$47,500 to $52,000 (DOE)

Comprehensive Benefits

Position: Captain / Training Officer
Reports To: Fire Chief

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position serves as the primary fire training program manager. The Training Captain performs a
variety of technical, administrative, and supervisory work relative to training volunteer firefighters
EMTs and fire officers. This includes directing, the planning, organization, implementation and
evaluation of fire fighter and fire officer training in the areas of fire prevention and suppression,
hazardous materials awareness and operations, rescue, and emergency medical services.
Individuals assigned to this position are expected to apply a thorough knowledge of the Washington
Administrative Code (WAC 296-305), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the
Occupational Training and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. Understand and apply
modern management methods to a variety of work situations. Individuals are expected to develop
and maintain records of activities and to direct activities of the District in the absence of the Fire
Chief. While on duty, the individual will respond to emergency calls. May be called upon to assume
command at emergency scenes and perform fire and emergency medical services.