Roaring Fork Fire Rescue

Location: Carbondale, CO

Are you ready to be part of a high-performing, dedicated, and passionate organization where innovative, collaborative and enthusiastic people come together to serve a diverse community? We may be just what you are looking for.
The Roaring Fork Fire and Rescue Authority is an organization that strives to serve our neighbors, solve problems, and save lives through our shared passion to serve, dedication of excellence, respect for diversity, and a commitment to our communities. The agency operates a combination system and provides response to fire, rescue, hazardous materials, and wildland incidents. The agency runs ALS ambulances and provides transport services to two Level II trauma centers in the valley. The communities of Snowmass Village, Basalt, El Jebel, Old Snowmass, and Thomasville all rely on RFFR for 24/7 emergency services.
FT Firefighter/Paramedic:
RFFRA is looking to hire a one (1) full time Firefighter-Paramedic.
General Responsibilities:
The Firefighter/Paramedic under supervision, provides assistance with fire suppression, hazardous material response, rescue operations and Advanced Life Support emergency medical services; operated appropriate Authority apparatus dependent on emergency response; participates in fire training, fire prevention, public education, and station and equipment maintenance activities.
Location: Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority
Work Schedule: 48/96 hour shift set schedule, plus events and call-backs as available.
Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must have the following minimum qualifications*
1. High school diploma or GED
2. Valid Colorado Emergency Medical Paramedic certification or higher, or National Registry of Emergency Medical Paramedic certification, obtained within two (2) months of hire
3. Valid Colorado Driver’s License (or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment)
RT 9-2020
4. Valid Colorado or IFSAC or Pro-Board Fire Fighter I certification or higher
5. Valid Colorado Hazmat Materials Operations certification or higher
6. S-130/190 & red-card, or ability to obtain prior to December 15, 2020
7. ICS 100, ICS 200 and NIMS 700 or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire
Applicants with out-of-state certifications for qualifications listed above, must be able to obtain the required Colorado certifications within one year of hire.
The Fire Chief may establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates. Candidates that are placed on the eligibility list will be notified of such. Eligibility lists are valid for up to 6 months, however the Fire Chief reserves the right to re-test and establish a new list at any time.
RFFR has an excellent benefit package for full-time employees that includes: medical, dental, retirement, life insurance, STD/LTD and a generous paid time off leave.
Starting Salary: Salary range is $64,200.21 to $72,225.24 BOQ
Contact Information: Renee Thomas, HR Director, 970-340-7048
Submittal Requirements: District Application Updated Resume Copies of Certifications/Degrees
All of the submittal requirements can be submitted via mail or emailed to Please make sure all requirements are included in your application submittal.
Application Deadline: Applications must be received at the Authority Office located at 1089 JW Drive, Carbondale, CO 81623 no later than, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by 5:00 pm.

Firefighter-Paramedic Description


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