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Boyce Ditto Public Library Advisory Board Meeting: Event date: October 9, 2018 Event Time: 06:30 PM - 11:59 PM Location: 2300 SE Martin Luther King, Jr. St. Boyce Ditto Public Library Mineral Wells, TX 76067
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Regular City Council Meeting: Event date: September 25, 2018 Event Time: 06:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: 115 S.W. 1st Street City Hall Annex Mineral Wells, TX 76067 Description: The Mineral Wells City Council will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall Annex, 115 S.W. 1st Street, Mineral Wells.
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Community Meeting on Historic Resources Survey: The City of Mineral Wells will be holding a Community Meeting to present the results of the Downtown Historic Resources Survey on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the Women's Club at 201 NE 2nd St, Mineral Wells, Texas.
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Revised PROPOSED 2018-2019 Annual Operating Budget: The PROPOSED Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for the City of Mineral Wells is available for download and review. This version was revised by City Council 9/4/2018 and will be voted on at the City Council meeting on 9/25/2018.
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PROPOSED 2018-2019 Annual Operating Budget: The PROPOSED Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for the City of Mineral Wells is available for download and review. This version was revised by City Council 9/4/2018 and will be voted on at the City Council meeting on 9/25/2018.
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PROPOSED 2018-2019 Annual Operating Budget: The PROPOSED Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for the City of Mineral Wells (as revised by City Council 9/4/2018) is available for download and review.
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City / County Fall Clean Up Day: The City of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County will hold the annual City/County Fall Clean Up Day on Saturday, October 27 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
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Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting: Event date: October 1, 2018 Event Time: 05:30 PM - 11:59 PM Location: 115 S.W. 1st Street City Hall Annex Mineral Wells, TX 76067 Description: The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August October 1, 2018 in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall Annex, 115 S.W. 1st Street, Mineral Wells, Texas.
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Regular City Council Meeting: Event date: October 2, 2018 Event Time: 06:00 PM - 11:59 PM Location: 115 S.W. 1st Street City Hall Annex Mineral Wells, TX 76067
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Firefighter/EMT: City of Mineral Wells, Texas JOB TITLE:                  FIREFIGHTER/EMT (NON-EXEMPT) DEPARTMENT: FIRE/EMS FULL TIME:                  YES                    Date revised:  October 1, 2018 General Job Summary:  Under general supervision of assigned Captain or Lieutenant, responds to fire calls, fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, rescue and other calls to protect life and property.  Participates in EMS, Fire Suppression, Rescue training. Promotes Fire prevention practices. Maintains assigned station, firefighting and EMS equipment in a ready state. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:              The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. * Respond to fire and other emergency calls; extinguish structure, wild land and auto fires; deploy and connect hoses; maintain pumping apparatus; hold nozzles and direct water streams, raise and climb ladders; ventilate burning structures; enter buildings to evacuate occupants. * Respond to Fire Alarm calls and determines appropriate action necessary. * Responsible for the safe delivery and operation of all apparatus in the Mineral Wells Fire EMS fleet, during daily activities, reroute too, leaving from, and while at emergency scenes. * Operate multiple types of fire and rescue equipment, including portable fire extinguishers, various hand tools, hand lines, positive pressure fans, generators, salvage covers, forcible entry tools, aerial ladder equipment and emergency medical equipment. * Respond to Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVC), evaluate MVCs, request necessary assistance. Ability to stabilize collisions and preform auto extrication, using hydraulic, electric, and/or pneumatic extrication tools. * Responds to various other types of incidents and/or emergencies to mitigate the hazard and/or rescue victims. * Responds to and provides emergency medical services up to and including, your level of EMS certification in varying circumstances and locations. * Work in and out-of-door environments subject to extremes of temperature, inclement weather and intermittent exposure to dust, fumes, biological and explosive hazards. * Meet minimum physical fitness requirements to work in fire suppression and EMS. * Work in confined spaces. * Inspects, cleans, restocks and maintains apparatus, equipment, quarters, and grounds. * Conducts inspections of businesses (Inspector certification required) and or pre-fire plans, occasionally conducts fire training classes and drills, and studies technical materials on equipment and apparatus operations, fire suppression and fire prevention to improve or maintain an effective level of performance. * Perform service test on fire hose, hydrants, and ground ladders. * Physically transfer medical patients from one location to another. * Completes and maintains reports, records and logs in accordance with SOPs. * Ascends and descends stairs carrying patients and equipment with the assistance of one person.  * Ensures safety of self, patient, family, co-workers and bystanders. * Obtain and preserve evidence at a fire scene. * Ability to understand and implement both written and verbal commands. * Maintains strict adherence to patient treatment as approved by Medical Director as outlined in current Medical Protocols according to level of EMS certification. * Maintains complete confidentiality of all patient information. * Seeks guidance from Captains or Lieutenants as necessary. Reports concerns and needs to Captain or Lieutenant. * Respond to hazardous materials incidents at an awareness level. * Attend and participate in training, stay abreast of new innovations in the field of firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical services. * Cleans apparatus, ambulance and equipment at fire stations; check unit for functional readiness; perform general custodial duties as required records data appropriately. * Maintain appropriate uniform and personal hygiene. * Must not presently pose a threat to the health and safety of self or others. * Maintain regular attendance and arrives at work on time and prepared to begin work. * Maintain a knowledge of City’s Personnel Rules and Regulations, departmental SOPs and Medical Directives. * Maintain general knowledge of response area in order to select the most efficient route to be taken to emergency calls. * May act in a higher capacity as Fire Lieutenant and will be expected to perform all required and related duties of their immediate supervisor. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: * Provide Public Education in a variety of settings. * Issue burn permits. * Ability to operate computers, including EHR, Fire House, word processing and spreadsheet software. * Customer service, communicate using face-to-face, email, text, radio, and telephone. * Cleans and maintains fire station quarters and grounds. * Performs other related duties as assigned. * Participates in drills and training sessions. MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES: * High School Diploma or equivalent (GED); * Possess and maintain (minimum) Basic Firefighter Certificate (or higher) issued by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection *  Possess and maintain an Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (EMT B, AEMT, Paramedic, or Licensed Paramedic) issued by the Department of State Health Services; * Possess a valid Texas Class B Driver’s License (CDL or CDL Exempt) and an acceptable driving record. * Courage to be safe. * Traffic Incident Management System * NIMS 100, 200, 700 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES * Knowledge of: * Principles and practices of fire prevention and suppression. * Uses and maintenance of firefighting equipment and apparatus. * Departmental rules and regulations. * Geography of the city. * Fire hazards and firefighting resources. Skill in: * Application of EMS techniques. * Fire Safely Education. * Use of mechanical tools and equipment. * Learn the principles and practices of modern firefighting and apply techniques. * React quickly and calmly (in emergencies). * Learn to operate relatively complex equipment. Establishes and maintain effective working/living relationships with the public and other employees. * Maintain composure during difficult situations. Ability to: WORKING CONDITIONS The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Inside/outside working conditions exposed to all extremes of the environment; exposed to toxic and non-toxic odors, fumes, dusts, mists, gases, extreme heat, and other hazards of firefighting. Typing and filing. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 lbs. or more; able to maintain body equilibrium when climbing and walking on slippery surfaces. STARTING SALARY $ 40,848.00 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS * Employees of the City of Mineral Wells receive City paid Hospitalization. *  Life Insurance.  * Optional dependent hospitalization, vision and dental at employee's expense. *  Retirement Plan *  Sick Leave Benefits, * 10 paid holidays. (five 24 hour shifts for suppression personnel) * Vacation (as outlined in MW Employee Policy and Personnel Manual). * Incentive pay, up to $500 per month. HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted on the City's Application for Employment form, which is available from and returnable to: City of Mineral Wells, City Clerk/Personnel Office, P.O. Box 460, 115 S.W. First Street, Mineral Wells, TX.  A copy of the application is also available on our website at www.mineralwellstx.gov and can be email to personneltech@mineralwellstx.gov or faxed to 940-328-7704.   Please call Sherri Lee, HR Coordinator at 940-328-7701 for further information. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATION Is November 2, 2018 Applications must be brought to the City Clerk/Personnel Office, or be postmarked no later than the deadline in order to be considered. THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The exam will be given to qualified applicants on November 16, 2018.  Test will be given at 300 S Oak Avenue (Steve Perdue building) Mineral Wells, Texas 
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