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Emergency Responder at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by Delaware North

Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our Exciting Work Environment

"I work in the most incredible setting on earth where exhilaration and relaxation meet, and timeless memories are made." If you want to be part of a team that is committed to setting the standard for authentic Sierra Mountain hospitality, adventure, and experiences, then you belong here! Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is nestled in the Sierra Mountains just two miles from Yosemite National Park's south entrance, 20 minutes from the charming mountain community of Oakhurst and an hour outside of the large valley community of Fresno, CA Make it your place for adventure!

The Opportunity

The Emergency Responder will control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance. This position provides Fire and EMS services for the Fish Camp town planning area of eastern Mariposa County as part of Mariposa County Volunteer Fire Department


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Follow all Delaware North Parks and Resorts Environmental GreenPath, GuestPath, OSS, SERV, Code of Conduct, Core Values, Policies and Procedures and NPS Guidelines.

Must become a member of Mariposa County Volunteer Fire Department

Rescue victims from burning buildings and accident sites.

Search burning buildings to locate fire victims.

Administer first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation to injured persons.

Dress with equipment such as fire resistant clothing and breathing apparatus.

Drive and operate fire fighting vehicles and equipment.

Move toward the source of a fire using knowledge of types of fires, construction design, building materials, and physical layout of properties.

Respond to fire alarms and other calls for assistance, such as automobile and industrial accidents.

Assess fires and situations and report conditions to superiors to receive instructions, using two-way radios.

Position and climb ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings, or to rescue individuals from burning structures.

Create openings in buildings for ventilation or entrance, using axes, chisels, crowbars, electric saws, or core cutters.

Lay hose lines and connect them to water supplies.

Operate pumps connected to high-pressure hoses.

Collaborate with police to respond to accidents, disasters, and arson investigation calls.

Take action to contain hazardous chemicals that might catch fire, leak, or spill.

Select and attach hose nozzles, depending on fire type, and direct streams of water or chemicals onto fires.

Participate in fire drills and demonstrations of firefighting techniques.

Prepare written reports that detail specifics of fire incidents.

Participate in physical training activities to maintain a high level of physical fitness.

Participate in courses, seminars and conferences, and study fire science literature, to learn firefighting techniques.

Inspect fire sites after flames have been extinguished to ensure that there is no further danger.

Clean and maintain firefighting equipment and apparatus.


Competency Statement(s)

Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.

Resource Management (People & Equipment) - Ability to obtain and appropriate the proper usage of equipment, facilities, materials, as well as personnel.

Risk Taker - Ability to take calculated risks or to stretch the limits of comfort zones.

Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required

Experience: No prior experience necessary, 3 months of Paid Firefighting experience preferred

Certifications & Licenses: Certification required based on training to meet Mariposa County Fire Department Volunteer Fire Service Standards. SFM fire fighter 1, Fire Fighter 1, Basic Firefighter academy completion Public Safety First Aid & CPR/AED, FEMA IS 100, IS 700, NWCG S 130


N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands Lift/Carry

Stand F

Walk F

Sit O

Manually Manipulate F

Reach Outward F

Reach Above Shoulder F

Climb F

Crawl F

Squat or Kneel F

Bend F

Grasp F

Speak F

10 lbs or less F

11-20 lbs F

21-50 lbs F

51-100 lbs F

Over 100 lbs O


12 lbs or less F

13-25 lbs F

26-40 lbs F

41-100 lbs F

Other Physical Requirements


Sense of Sound - Must be able to hear without the use of aids.

Sense of Touch

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Required Safety Equipment

Sense of Balance


This position is an outdoor activity more than 95% of the time. Will vary depending upon job responsibilities and current weather conditions. Weather conditions may include, but not limited to snow, rain, sleet, hail, wind, sun, shade, cool and warm. Due to the location of the property in the mountains, some conditions may include traversing hills and/or slopes. Work environment may also include a climate-controlled building. Must be able to work at an elevation of 5,280 feet.

Who We Are

At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Reference: 844684589

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