Fire Driver

Village of Saranac Lake

Title:                                     Fire Driver

Facility Name:                     Fire Department

Location:                            100 Broadway, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Jurisdictional Class:          Competitive Class* 

Application deadline:        Until position is filled 

Salary:                                   $40,218.83

Posting date:                        July 13, 2020

Residency:                           Residency is waived

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

Employees in this class perform standardized manual work of operating and maintaining motor driven fire apparatus. The work entails routine maintenance and custodial work on station and equipment, subject to general supervision. The incumbent does other related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)

 

A.   Drives and operates motor driven firefighting equipment;

B.   Responds to fire alarms and emergency calls with Fire Company;

C.   Lays and connects hose lines and nozzles, turns water on and off;

D.   Operates rotary, centrifugal or piston pumpers;

E.   Cleans and maintains firefighting equipment;

F.    Performs a variety of tasks in connection with the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds and equipment;

G.   Performs related work as required.

 

 

FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

 

A.   Good knowledge of the streets and principal buildings of the locality;

B.   Mental alertness;

C.   Mechanical aptitude;

D.   Ability to get along well with others;

E.   Willingness to perform any task assigned;

F.    Demonstrated ability to drive a truck;

G.   Conscientiousness;

H.   Dependability.

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Possession of a valid New York State CDL License at time of application.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

1.  Please send an application to:

Village of Saranac Lake

Attn: Payroll Department

39 Main St., Suite 9

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

 

2.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

3.  The Village will contact prospective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the office directly.

 

 

The Village of Saranac Lake is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other lawfully protected status.
 

 

Date Posted: 07-14-2020

Expire Date: Open until filled

Contact Name: Lidia O'Kelly, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Contact Email: payroll@saranaclakeny.gov