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Firefighter - Emergency Medical Technician Mapleton, Illinois $21.00

Firefighter - Emergency Medical Technician

Location: Mapleton, Illinois |
Salary: $21.00 |
Posted: 17 Sep 2021 |
Closes: 17 Oct 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/2985559/217690

Job Introduction:


                                                      500 Dollar Sign-On Bonus

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). As a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), you will perform duties relating to security, fire, medical, and hazardous materials response.  HAZWOPER Technician and Confined Space Rescue response will be included after further training.  The Firefighter /EMT is responsible for inspecting and maintaining fire suppression systems/equipment, site inspections, and to write burn and weld permits.  The Firefighter /EMT will respond, drive, and operate emergency response vehicles and provide fire and medical services, and other emergency response, as necessary.  The Firefighter /EMT will patrol the premises, conducting fire and security related inspections.  Perform special test standby’s, unlocks, vehicle inspections, and report writing.  The Firefighter /EMT will perform security tours, identify access levels, and assure proper documentation is generated/submitted for various items.  The Firefighter /EMT will answer telephones, direct calls, close road systems, perform patrols, walk clocks, and perform any other facility or supervisor request that may develop. This position will work twelve (12) hour shifts to include nights and/or weekends.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

**$500 bonus payable after 90 days of continuous employment. Bonus amount is subject to applicable federal and state income withholdings.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.


Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle; watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Respond to fire, medical and other emergencies
  • Issue hot work permits and confined space permits, perform tank sniffs
  • Conduct inspections per schedule
  • Maintain fire protection systems, fire equipment, fire pumps/systems, and hydrants
  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in high pressure emergent situations
  • Required to participate on Hazardous Materials Team (HAZMAT) and other specialized teams

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess each of the following:
    • Current and valid State of Illinois Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license
    • Current and valid driver’s license
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Must possess a valid Basic Life Support CPR/AED card from American Heart Association, the American Red Cross or EMS
    • Must possess a current Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Operations Level certificate in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120(q), or be able to complete within 30 days of hire
    • Must possess NIMS 200 certification, or be able to complete within 30 days of assignment
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Fire academy graduate from a State certified or Department of Defense certified training facility meeting the NFPA 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications training guidelines
    • Firefighter I or Firefighter II certificate from a State Fire Marshal's office or from the Department of Defense adopted by the state where fire services are performed

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must possess each of the following:
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of fire protection principles and techniques
    • Successfully pass NFPA 1582 firefighter medical exam conducted by a licensed physician
    • Must have clean driving record per MVR 
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Indoor and outdoor, weather temperatures range from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity:  Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Standing, running, walking, and sitting.  Stooping, maneuvering heavy objects, and kneeling required often. Frequently lifting and/or moving up to 125 lbs. and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 200 lbs. with assistance.

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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