The Fire Medic Program will hold its annual training this year on the 3rd and 4th weekends in April. The Fire Medic Program provides trained medics and aid station equipment and supplies to support wildland firefighters in remote locations throughout Alaska. This is an opportunity for seasonal employment for qualified EMTs, from local Fairbanks North Star Borough EMS services, interested in performing their skills in a wildland setting.
April 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 2010
Time: 0900 hrs. to 1830 hrs.
(due to lack of eating facilities in the area we will have 90 min lunches
* The Lead Medic meeting will be held from 0800-0900, April 18th.
Alaska Fire Service, Main Head Quarters Building’s training room (upstairs)
1541 Gaffney Rd., North Post, Ft. Wainwright
Subjects to be covered:
|Job elements and requirements, Program outline, standing orders, Aviation & wildland fire safety, Life in the fire camps and on the fire line, Training to meet program standing orders and requirements, Specific environmental injuries & illness - How to apply & pay rates.|
Medics that were deployed in 2009 may be paid for attending the orientation this year, dependent on budget.
To register, e-mail the following information to Jon Thomas, Fire Medic Program Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name, contact phone numbers (home, cell, etc), e-mail address, EMS department you belong to, and cert level.
Requirements for Fire Medic Applicants: