Emergency Services Technician - Baltimore - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-13
Jenkins Restorations (jenkinsrestorations.com)
Construction

0-0 /yr

  full-time   employee


Baltimore
Maryland
21244
United States

This position is primarily responsible for the securing of property damage due to fire, water, and wind by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responds to dispatched emergency calls, on-call – required to work night shift.
  • Responsible for new emergency service jobs/assignments, interfaces with clients, insurance adjusters, and property managers.
  • Obtains details of new losses & explaining the emergency service process to owners along with updating the insurance company.
  • Mitigates damage at a loss location due to events from fire, water, and storm damage.
  • Accesses roofs, ability to carry up to a 40’ ladder from truck and set it up at the roof line of the associated property.
  • Collects signed authorization forms from property owners and Insurance Adjuster contact information
  • Coordinates specialized trade services if/when necessary, collects subsequent sub invoices needed to create & complete invoice (Prepared board up sheet).
  • Upload job photographs.
  • Assist the Water Mitigation Department with property location oversight, including but not limited to:
    • Coordinating of subcontractors and field personnel
    • Assist with stage and set up of drying equipment
    • Assist with take-down and decontamination of drying equipment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Medical Requirements

Jenkins Restorations strives to comply with OSHA for industry safety and cares for the safety and well being of its employees. Below, is a break down of the medical requirements that our first responders are required to complete.

Once hired for one of the above positions, the employee must start the following procedures as soon as possible:

  • DOT Physical
  • Respirator Physical and Fit Test
  • Start first series of Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B shots (also, referred to as TwinRix series)
  • And Tetanus shot

After a month later:

  • Second Hepatitis B shot only OR (second TwinRix shot of series)

Six months later from the first Shot

  • Third Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B OR (third TwinRix shot of series)

Important Note: Missing required time frames for the shots can cause the shot process to star again.

We are using several Medical Centers depending on the Branch Location.

The authorization forms will be provided by the HR Department to JR employees



COMPETENCIES:

Requirements

Time Frame

Explanation

DOT Physical

Once every 2 years

For driving Mitigation Vans or pulling a trailer

Respirator Physical

Initial visit

Actual physical to confirm employee can use a respirator

Respirator Fit Test

Initial visit and yearly

Fit the Mask to the employee

Tetanus

One shot every 7 years

One shot every 7 years

Hep A & Hep B

Initial shot visit

Also, could be referred to as TwinRix Series

Hep B

30 Days Later

Also, could be referred to as TwinRix Series

Hep A & Hep B

6 months later

Also, could be referred to as TwinRix Series

COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Required Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Associates degree (A.A or A.S) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; Six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must possess the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Demonstrate the ability to write routine reports, correspondence and the ability to speak effectively to customers and/or employees of organization.

REASONING ABILITY: Possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database, Internet, spreadsheet, and word processing software.

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.

The employee is regularly required to visit project sites that have incurred catastrophic events from fire, water, and storm damage and could require accessing roofs, in which case they will need to be able to carry up to a 40’ ladder from their truck and set it up at the roof line of the associated property.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Jenkins Restorations is an equal opportunity employer and hires and employs individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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