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Part Time Fire Apparatus Operator

Thursday, June 26, 2014  Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc.; is currently accepting applications to establish a hiring qualification list for Part-Time Driver / Firefighter. 

This is for a part-time position requiring manual and technical work in Emergency Service and may if qualified, under emergent conditions involve Firefighting, Technical rescue, and Emergency Medical Service delivery duties and responsibilities that may be of hazardous nature, which may require the highest level of sustained exertion and agility. In addition to emergency response activities, employees are required to maintain a state of readiness of our emergency response fleet.  Complete duties, responsibilities and expectation for this position will be reviewed during the interview. 

Applications can be received on the this website by clicking on this news story. Please email application and resume to bosborne5@verizon.net or contact Brandy Osborne for information at 301-988-5518.


Click on this news story for announcement and application at the bottom of the page. 


An equal opportunity employer: The Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not condone or tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.




     


 

In Search of Business Manager

Saturday, June 21, 2014  The leadership of the Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS), has created a new part time business manager position.  The primary function of this position is to assist with the administration of our business principals.  This new position will report directly to the President of the Company.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in non-profit business administration and being a emergency services responder.


The Business Manager range of duties is broad and is an integral position of the Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services administrative leadership team.  This new position will closely with the administration in further developing a business management model that is essential to meeting the mission of the organization.


The Business Manager performs the crucial role of establishing and maintaining efficient administrative services that allow for a responsive, service-oriented program. Fundamental to the Business Manager is the concept of being a "role model." The Business Manager must be exemplary at all times, especially in levels of maturity, responsibility, judgment and conduct. 


Applications can be received on the WVFEMS website, please email application and resume to bosborne5@verizon.net or contact Brandy Osborne for information at 301-988-5513.


Additionally stopping at the station located at 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD you may pick up applications. 


An equal opportunity employer: The Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not condone or tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.


CLICK ON THE NEWS STORY FOR ANNOUNCEMENT AND APPLICATION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.





     


 

Brush 2 Finally In Service

Wednesday, June 4, 2014   After several weeks of hard work and dedication by the members of Company 2, Brush 2 has finally been placed in service. Brush 2 was obtained and constructed by the members at almost no cost to the department and generous donations by several local businesses. Over 1000 man hours were placed into this unit by multiple members.

Special thanks to follow businesses/groups for their help:


  • Washington County BOCC
  • The First Hose Company of Boonsboro
  • Resley Tire Company, Inc.
  • Biltwood Powder Coating
  • Potomac Fish & Game Club
  • Emergency Vehicle Specialist  


     



 

Engine Company Runs the Dump Truck on Fire

Sunday, May 11, 2014  Just before 1800hrs the Engine Company was alerted along with surrounding units for the dump truck on fire threatening the structure. Engine Tanker 2 responded with 4 personnel and could see the column of smoke en route. Engine Tanker 2 arrived on scene and found a dump truck well involved threatening other vehicles. Crews deployed the attack line and went to work. Once fire was knocked down, the incident was scaled backed while units mopped up. Units operated on scene just under an hour before returning to service. 

     



 

Farm Machinery Fire

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 15:45  Units responded for a large farm tractor fire in the 15300 Bk of Dellinger Rd.  

Upon arrival ET 2 found a well involved unit that had consumed the farm machinery. 

Estimated dollar lost is $140,000.00. Units were on the scene for approximately one hour. 




   


 

Positions Available

Friday, March 21, 2014  Seeking Part-time ALS providers:

Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc.; is currently accepting applications to establish a hiring qualification list for Part-Time ALS Providers.  We are currently looking to fill up to 4 positions. 

Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS) is a Volunteer community service (9-1-1) organization of approximately 100 members who utilizes Full and Part Time career staff to provide ALS and BLS level EMS response to the citizens of the Town of Williamsport and surrounding areas of Washington County, MD and Berkeley County, WV.

 

WVFEMS responds to some 1500+ emergency calls a year and transport patients to all local hospitals. When hired, candidates will work closely with volunteer fire and EMS providers under the direction of volunteer officers of the company as well as with career personnel from Washington County Department of Emergency Services who provide ALS support in the community as well.

Prior to being approved as a cleared provider, the candidate will be required to participate in Washington County’s ALS Provider clearing process, which entails riding with an approved ALS Preceptor to be evaluated and suggested skill check offs.  The exception to this is ALS providers currently affiliated with the Washington County EMS Operations Program.

Position: Part-Time ALS Provider/Firefighter (No benefits), hours will vary based off demand and availability.

Eligibility: To be eligible for consideration for this position, the applicant must complete an employment application and provide documentation of the following licenses/certifications. State of Maryland licensed Paramedic (EMT-P) or State of Maryland licensed Cardiac Rescue Technician (CRT), Current Driver license with less than 3 points, completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator’s course or equivalent, completed NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800, and Hazardous Materials Operations.  Additional desired training is Firefighter 1, and Rescue Technician. 

 

Selected applicants will be given an interview with the Personnel Committee; a background investigation will be conducted prior to the interview.  The Board of Directors will have final approval of all recommended applicants prior to final position offering. A successful applicant will complete a fire and EMS medical physical; including drug test. The WVFEMS will cover costs for these requirements (Does not include travel expenses).

Salary Information: Provided at time of interview

 

About the position: This is for a part-time position requiring manual and technical work in Emergency Medical Service and may if qualified, under emergent conditions involve firefighting duties and responsibilities of an emergency and hazardous nature, which may require the highest level of sustained exertion and agility.

 In addition to emergency response activities, employees are required to maintain the cleanliness of the station and apparatus, and may be assigned other related duties and responsibilities.

 The schedule includes shifts 7 days a week, including holidays. Shift times are Monday-Friday from 0800-1800hrs and Sunday - Saturday 24 Hour Shift beginning at 0700 – 0700.

 

Employees are required to maintain required licenses at the employee’s own expense.

 Employees are provided uniforms by the WVFEMS at no expense to the employee.

 Applications can be received on the WVFEMS website, by sending an email to w.ball@wvfems.org or stopping at the station located at 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD. 

     


 

President Ammons Receives Donation from Town of Williamsport

Monday, March 10, 2014   This evening the Williamsport Town Council presented President Ammons a donation from the annual Polar Bear Plunge.  We are very thanks for this donation as every dollar received make helps for us meet our mission to serve. 





   


 

Support Needed For Washington County's Proposed Fire Plan

Monday, March 10, 2014 
INFORMATIONAL MEETING MARCH 15, 2014 BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM.We are asking all of our citizens to please attend this very important meeting to be held at the Williamsport Vol Fire - EMS, 2  Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD.

As we forge forward we will be asking Washington County Board of County Commissioners to better ensure Fire Protection services are provided to the community we serve.

This community meeting will provide allow for the citizens we protect to have a greater understanding of our current funding struggles and with out this additional support what the cause and effect may be on how the fire service is provided.

We would appreciate the support from our citizens that we serve and to hear your questions,comments and input on issues facing us. This important meeting directly effects you, our citizens and the communities in which we live and work.


We are in hopes that this funding can help bridge the gap of some companies financial needs.  


We have attached documentation reference our presentation and a letter of support to the Board of County Commissioners.


www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/washington-co-volunteer-fire-companies-hope-joint-fire-plan-will/article_93c8a14e-a718-11e3-bcc3-0017a43b2370.html













     


 

Sportsman Bash

Saturday, March 1, 2014   Tickets available, stop by the fire station.. 

   


 

Box Alarm Box Alarm 5-2 House Fire

Friday, February 28, 2014   Truck 2 and Engine 2-4 responded (Manpower Unit) to assist Hancock Fire on Box Alarm 5-2 for a house fire.  Engine 2-4 was placed in-service, Truck 2 arrived to assist crews with overhaul.










   


 
 
 

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