Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT

Argonne National Laboratory

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Contact Information

Address:

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Avenue
Lemont, IL 60439

Website:

Phone:

  • 630-252-3790

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • NA

Salary:

  • Starting: $69,461.00

Population:

  • 3,500

Position Details

The Argonne Fire Department is hiring a Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT to perform a wide variety of tasks.

Primary responsibilities might include:

  • Structure fire suppression
  • Hazardous material response
  • Rescue
  • Emergency medical care
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Wildland fire suppression 

You will be required to work under extremely stressful and sometimes dangerous conditions. Strong ability to listen, take direction and follow through.

Candidates may be required to complete written and/or oral tests with satisfactory levels of achievement.

Firefighter/Paramedics - Firefighter/EMTs will need to:

  • Respond to fire alarms, hazardous material and medical emergencies, and other calls to protect life and property
  • Participate in site fire prevention and training activities
  • Maintain the fire station and firefighting equipment
  • Be committed to working well with a diverse group of coworkers and community members
  • Support the Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) directorate in the development and implementation of strategic plans, policies, and operational responsibilities 

Additional information:

  • This position will work a shift consisting of 24-hours on duty and 48-hours off duty
  • All gear, uniforms, and personal protective equipment supplied by the department
  • Position is located on-site at the Argonne campus in Lemont, IL
  • Union/hourly paid position

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Must be 21 (per ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.3 regulations) years old and in good physical condition
  • Must possess a valid Illinois driver`s license
  • Ability to pass medical examination requirements
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and respond to written and verbal technical directives.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work under extremely stressful and sometimes dangerous conditions.
  • Ability to work weekend and shift work
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to model Argonne's core values: impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Certified as Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
  • Certified in Rope Operations and Confined Space Operations by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
  • Certified as a Hazardous Materials Technician by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
  • Licensed as a Paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician by IDPH and has the ability to be accepted into the department’s EMS System
  • Experience with computer aided-dispatch (CAD) systems

To Apply please follow this link:

https://argonne.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Argonne_Careers/job/Lemont-IL-USA/Firefighter-Paramedic_418080



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