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Title:  Deputy Fire Chief

Location:  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To:  LINK

     The Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

Deputy Fire Chief, ARFF, Newark & Teterboro Airports – Job #35650

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) conceives, builds, operates, and maintains infrastructure critical to the New York/New Jersey region’s trade and transportation network. These facilities include America’s busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey seeks highly skilled and experienced professionals to fill the position(s) of Deputy Fire Chief, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF), in its Aviation Department that operates John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport/Teterboro Airports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Fire Chief, Aircraft Rescue & Fire Firefighting, the candidates selected will exercise full-scope, day-to-day operational command of Newark Liberty International Airport and Teterboro Airport ARFF Units. The individual will be expected to serve under Unified Command as the Command for ARFF; meet Part 139 ARFF requirements in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Certification Standards and other federal, state and local laws; operate their unit in an effective and cost-efficient manner; develop strong interagency and private-sector partnerships for the purpose of achieving a maximally efficient aircraft firefighting structure; and command, motivate, inspire, and maintain proper order and discipline among subordinates.

Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to act in a DUTY capacity in order to respond to emergency calls;
  • Supervising day-to-day ARFF functions, developing staff to a high degree of competence, and overseeing the assignment of subordinates;
  • Enforcing discipline, good order, and the highest standards of personal and unit probity;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods, procedures, techniques, and equipment utilized in the conduct of all activities and making recommendations to eliminate inadequacies or improving operations, service and staffing levels, while promoting change management to ensure successful completion;
  • Directing staff, analyzing problems, identifying solutions and implementing recommendations in support of Aviation Department goals, policies and procedures.
  • Integrating the ARFF unit with Aviation Department and Agency goals for safety and FAA compliance issues.
  • Developing and maintaining lines of communication and cooperation with Port Authority Operations, Port Authority Police, ARFF Training Academy and with peers in surrounding local, state, and federal agencies; coordinating joint operations with outside agencies; and mitigating conflicts with other departments or agencies.
  • Supervising staff by clearly defining expectations and assignments, providing clear direction, maintaining approachability and listening to others, showing concern for others, exhibiting flexibility, decisiveness and calm demeanor in high-pressure situations and contingencies, motivating others and providing effective leadership.
  • Under Unified Command, serving as the Commander for incidents involving aircraft fire and/or rescue.
  • Working with the Fire Chief, Aviation develop programs and standard operating procedures to ensure best practices and to maintain standards.
  • Coordinate the creation, maintenance, retrieval, protections, retention, and destruction of all records in accordance with the FAA policy and legal, financial, governmental, and historical requirements.
  • Participate in the implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures for the recording, indexing, filing, and retrieving of active documents and the storage of inactive documents; assist in development and maintenance of the work plan for the records management function;
  • Ensuring compliance with Part 139 ARFF requirements in accordance with FAA Certification Standards and other federal, state and local laws;
  • Ensuring the ARFF Cadre adheres to all legal, technical and administrative guidelines;
  • Ensuring compliance Part 139.321, Handling and Storage of Hazardous Materials and NFPA publications;
  • Developing and maintaining agreements including relevant sections of the Airport Certification Manual, the Airport Emergency Plan and mutual aid agreements for fire and emergency services.
  • Designing and conducting emergency workshops and exercises to train staff and local emergency response personnel in cooperation with the ARFF Training Academy.
  • Making recommendations to the Fire Chief regarding hiring, training, discipline, and promotion of subordinates;
  • Developing annual budget requirements and managing an annual budget including gathering and analyzing data related to expenditures and projected charges; monitoring budget expenditures; initiating department purchases for equipment/supplies and other items as assigned.
  • Maintaining technical and supervisory proficiency; organize and prioritize projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner;
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings, maintaining awareness of new trends in aircraft fire fighting and rescue, and incorporating new developments as appropriate.
  • Must be willing to work nonconventional work hours as assigned work shift, as well days off to attend training, inspections, emergencies etc.

 

POSITION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 60 college credits, from an accredited college or university with coursework in Fire Protection Administration, Public Administration, or related field; or Chief Officer Certification from accredited program; or a combination of education, training and job-related experience as stated below.
  • At least eight (10) years of full-time paid experience in structural firefighting, aircraft rescue firefighting (ARFF), or fire service management with a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience as a Fire Officer in a State, municipal fire department, DoD ARFF operation or equivalent agency position. Up to four years of job-related experience can be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement for this position; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

 The ideal candidate(s) will present the following:

  • Expert knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration airport certification standards / DoD ARFF operations relating to crash, fire and rescue operations and hazardous materials including Part 139 rules and regulations pertaining to ARFF;
  • Principles and practices of FAA records management;
  • Demonstrated skill in fire suppression, rescue and EMS;
  • Knowledge of firefighting and lifesaving techniques, methods and principles of aircraft rescue and structural firefighting, fire prevention and fire investigation;
  • Extensive experience in aircraft rescue and firefighting strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of crash, fire and rescue equipment and apparatus;
  • Preferred certifications may include one or more of the following: Firefighter 1& 2, Airport Firefighter, First Responder, Operation and Incident Commander and/or Fire Officer 1, 2, & 3, ICS- 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800; Fire Instructor 1 & 2 and Fire Inspector 1 & 2.
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative ability with extensive knowledge of modern fire/rescue service management;
  • Demonstrated experience in a position that fulfills National Incident Management System (NIMS) functions;
  • An ability to effectively work with and manage individuals from diverse professional backgrounds;
  • Strong conflict resolution and decision making skills;
  • An ability to work constructively with local, state, and federal agencies
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Title:  Aircraft Rescue Firefighter/EMT

Location:  Raleigh-Duraham Airport Auth.

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To:  LINK

The Raleigh Durham Airport Authority (RDU) is accepting applications for full-time Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters/EMT.

Are you ready to join an exciting, growing and well-established Fire & Rescue Department that honors Learning, Integrity, Teamwork, Respect and Excellence? If so, the RDU could be your best career move. 

RDU is deeply committed to our mission of becoming the airport of choice to work for, fly from and do business with. To do this, we foster a culture of teamwork, innovation and continuous improvement. Every employee has the opportunity to make a difference, to make travel through RDU an unforgettably positive experience.

                         Take the next step and see what RDU is all about!

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (ARFF)/EMT include, but are not limited to:

  • Operates fire engines to respond to fire, crashes, and rescue calls; and uses mobile equipment, hand tools, and extinguishers to suppress aircraft, structural, forest, and automobile fires.
  • Responds to medical emergency needs of passengers and terminal visitors until expert medical care arrives.
  • Maintains awareness of security concerns on the airfield and reports concerns to Communications; checks airfield and reports debris, malfunctioning lights, and hazards.
  • Completes and maintains proper record keeping of fire and medical call reports.
  • Checks and services fire extinguishers and Automated External Defibrillators in airport buildings.
  • Performs fit testing for air packs and N-95 mask; performs service testing for SCBA and ladders; and tests and services fire hydrants.
  • Attends classes in firefighting, rescue, and emergency services techniques and methods; and trains with other departments to facilitate mutual aid response.
  • Cleans and maintains fire stations and adjacent grounds; and maintains supplies and materials on fire and rescue vehicles.
  • Tests and maintains all airport authority fire alarm systems.
  • Performs related work as required.

Knowledge of:

  • Hazardous materials
  • OSHA guidelines
  • Principles, practices, procedures, and equipment used in aircraft and airport fire prevention / suppression and protection of life and property
  • Emergency medical techniques and procedures
  • Codes governing safety inspections of buildings, fuel trucks, and fuel farms
  • FAA regulations, airport ordinances, and aircraft structure and operation
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment

Skill in:

  • Written and verbal communication
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Firefighting and rescue
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
  • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
  • Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios

Ability to:

  • Identify security concerns
  • Maintain cleanliness and readiness of fire station and equipment
  • Maintain accurate records and reports
  • Perform minor service work on systems
  • Handle stressful emergency situations in an efficient and calm manner
  • Read, write, understand, and speak English fluently
  • Work effectively in a teamwork environment
  • Handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Formulate sound conclusions
  • Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries

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.

  • The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Hiring Range: $45,582.14 -$64,212.12

RDU Benefits:

At RDU, you’re not just a blip on the radar. We appreciate you and care about your health, happiness and future. Here’s a snapshot of our awesome benefits!

  • Supported Work-Life Harmony
    • Paid Vacation Leave
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Flexible Holiday Options
  • A Culture of Health and Wellness
    • Comprehensive Wellness Program
    • On-site Fitness Classes & Employee Fitness Center Access
    • Health Savings Account (HSA) – with matching employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts – medical and dependent care options
    • Opportunities for employer paid or discounted insurance plans
  • Guided Financial Wellness
    • Tuition assistance and career development
    • Shift Differential pay
    • 401(k) plan, Traditional and Roth options – with matching employer contributions
    • 457(b) plan, Traditional and Roth options
    • NC Pension Retirement Pan
    • Employee Discounts – cell phone service plans, Microsoft software, RDU Airport Terminal stores and restaurants, and RDU Taxi service.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

Teamwork

Intermediate

Problem Solving

Intermediate

Customer Service

Intermediate

Interpersonal Communication

Intermediate

Leadership

Intermediate

Listening

Intermediate

Written Communication

Intermediate

Verbal Communication

Intermediate

Critical Thinking

Intermediate

Behaviors

Preferred

Knowledgable: Understands job and complies with policies and procedures

Respectful: Treats everyone with honesty and dignity

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Professionalism: Respond to confrontational situations in calm manner

Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

Results Driven: Utilizes all available resources effectively in delivering desired results

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Effective Communicator: Communicate issues and makes recommendations

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Dependable: Stays focused and executes tasks

Customer Focus: Understands who customers are

Active Listener: Listen effectively and understand the topic at hand

Collaborative: Supports organization and team goals

Motivations

Preferred

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

High School or better.

Experience

Required

Minimum 2-3 years experience

Licenses & Certifications

Required

NIMS 100

NIMS 200

NIMS 700

NIMS 800

NC Haz Mat-level 1

NC EMT Basic

NC Firefighter 1&2

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

Title:  Chief – ARFF

Location:  Rhode Island Airport Corporation

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To:  LINK

Resumes with cover letters should be sent to resume@pvdairport.com

Applications may also be submitted to this LINK.  Select “Corporate” then “Careers”

 

SUMMARY: Direct all operations of the Fire – Rescue Unit at TF Green. Supervise compliance with FAA – FAR Part 139 regulations. Direct training program as required, adhering to guidelines in FAA Advisory Circulars. Prepare and administer departmental budget. Plan and Direct Mock Airport Disaster Drills and Table-Top exercises. Assist in planning airport participation in Homeland Security Drills and Table-top exercises .Prepare specifications for major purchases such as fire apparatus, personal protective equipment, uniforms, supplies, etc. Represent RIAC in meeting and planning sessions with outside agencies. Supervise all fueling operations and storage for compliance with FAR Part 139 requirements. Maintain compliance with current CBA between RIAC and Union. Respond to all airport emergencies and participate in mitigation of same, serving as Incident Commander and member of Unified Command Structure.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure compliance with FAR Part 139 standards and in accordance with our approved Airport Certification Manual, and other applicable FAR’s, to include supervising fueling operations and storage.
  • Oversee the training program to ensure consistency and centralization for all members of the department.
  • Develop standard operating procedures governing response to and operations at ARFF/EMS responses as well as daily activities.
  • Maintain compliance with current Collective Bargaining Agreement between RIAC and union.
  • Respond to airport emergencies, provide command leadership for the department and represent the airport in a Unified Command Structure.
  • Enforce applicable NFPA, FAA and OSHA standards as well as state and local.
  • Assign schedule and assign work to department employees.
  • Oversee and ensure the maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Plan, prepare, and coordinate mock disasters and table-top exercises.
  • Represent RIAC in planning sessions with outside agencies for disaster planning and response exercises and/or training.
  • Develop and implement procedures for the safe operation and response of the department.
  • Ensure that all mutual aid agreements are current.
  • Prepare and administer departmental budget.
  • Implement current, new and revised RIAC policies and procedures.
  • Make recommendations on RIAC policies and procedures governing the safety and well-being of employees and tenant employees.
  • Requisition supplies, prepare specifications and bid packages for equipment.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with employees, airport tenants and the general public.
  • Be available for emergency call-back as necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides overall supervision of the ARFF Department and direct supervision of supervisory members and administrative support staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

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, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The ability to lead and manage people.
  • Must be capable of command level decision making during all phases of an emergency response and other stressful situations that affect lives, safety and property of others.
  • Working knowledge and experience in commanding large scale incidents.
  • Must have experience utilizing the Incident Command System and/or National Incident Management System.
  • In-depth knowledge of airport operations and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting techniques and requirements is mandatory.
  • Must have knowledge of Federal, state, and local regulations and procedures governing ARFF measures including but not limited to, explosives, first aid and maintenance of firefighting equipment.
  • Be able to plan and conduct fire rescue training. Should have experience in training and utilizing successful training techniques applicable to ARFF departments.
  • Should have experience dealing and mitigating with Haz-Mat and decontamination techniques.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Fire Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of fire experience, 5 of which was as Company Officer and 3 of which was at the rank of Chief Officer required.
  • Extensive experience in Training, Incident Command, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Mass Casualty Incidents required.
  • Additional experience dealing with HAZMAT and DECON also required.
  • Demonstrated full working knowledge and extensive experience in commanding large scale incidents required, as it is mandatory that this individual will be functioning as the Incident Commander during all incidents on the AOA.

Title:  Firefighter/EMT

Location:  Boeing Fire Dept. – Ridley, PA

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To:  LINK

The Boeing Fire Department is currently recruiting for two (2) Firefighter/EMT Positions located in Ridley Park, PA. Interested candidates should apply at:  https://jobs.boeing.com/job/ridley-park/firefighter/185/10891701

Job Description:
Boeing Fire Department places strong emphasis on Fire Prevention and risk avoidance. A background and/or willingness to learn the identification and application of fire code is required.

Position Responsibilities:
• Responds to and completes service requests as outlined in company procedures or desktop procedures.
• Inspects various routine, emergency and fixed fire protection equipment, systems and apparatus to ensure operational readiness and to comply with applicable codes, standards and company procedures and completes appropriate documentation.
• Responds to emergency calls for assistance to mitigate hazardous situations by operating specialized tools, equipment and apparatus.
• Determines the appropriate course of action within the scope of qualifications.
• Completes appropriate documentation.
• Conducts training for external customers in emergency preparedness and safety skills to meet regulatory requirements and satisfy customer requests.
• Completes appropriate documentation.
• Monitors systems and receives requests for fire department services.
• Completes building inspections; hot work control; fire protection systems configuration control; responding to and controlling all emergencies, including those involving ARFF, structures, equipment and vehicle fires, medical, hazardous material, and confined space rescue.
• The ability to interface with government agencies; local, state and federal Fire Department; security and fire protection management; other company management and customer; vendors and suppliers.

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
• Firefighter II (must be IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress), ProBoard or DoD certification).
• Minimum 3 years of full-time or 5 years of part-time or volunteer Firefighter experience
• State or Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license
• High school graduate or GED
• Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

• Associates degree in Fire Science
• Confined space rescue training
• Hazardous Material Technician or Fire Inspector I or II
• Prefer a minimum of 3 years of Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) Certification.

This is an hourly position represented by the International Association of Firefighters, Local I-17. This position requires you work a 24 hour alternate shift. (You will work one 24 hour shift then off for 48 hours).

 

 

 

Title:  Fire Chief, ARFF

Location:  Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To:  LINK

Background

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country.  The agency’s network of aviation facilities, which consist of John F. Kennedy (JFK), Newark Liberty International (EWR), LaGuardia (LGA), Stewart International (SWF), and Teterboro (TEB) airports, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity.  The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

The Aviation Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to fill the position of Fire Chief, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) with extensive ARFF, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139, managerial, technical and administrative skills to lead the execution of firefighting services for our airport system.

The Aviation department mission is to develop, provide, promote, maintain and enhance a unified system of safe and secure regional airport facilities, providing the region with unsurpassed global access and restoring the region to its preeminent status as the nation’s gateway for passengers and cargo, and to do so with sensitivity for the community and the environment.

 Functional Oversight

The Port Authority is seeking an experienced, energetic, strategic, innovative and results-oriented leader to fill a critical position in the Aviation Department’s Operations team.

Reporting to the Aviation Operations Officer, Aviation Department, the Fire Chief, ARFF leads their division in Aviation Operations and is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of essential safety functions for stakeholders at the Port Authority’s system of five airports (JFK, LGA, EWR, SWF, and TEB)

These functions include the exercising of full-scope, day-to-day operational command of the Deputy Chiefs that operate JFK, EWR, LGA & TEB. The individual will be expected to serve under Unified Command as the Command for ARFF, meet part 139 ARFF requirements in accordance with FAA airport certification standers and other federal, state and local laws; lead the operation of units in an effective and cost-efficient manner, develop strong interagency and private-sector partnerships for the purpose of achieving a maximally efficient ARFF structure, and command, motivate, inspire and maintain proper order and discipline among subordinates.

Major Responsibilities:

The Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The Fire Chief has command authority on all ARFF related incidents, act in a DUTY capacity to respond as needed or requested to Port Authority of New York & New Jersey controlled airports or in any other cases of mutual aid.
  • Establish and maintain clear communication and single line of management for the Deputy Fire Chiefs, Fire Captains, Sergeants, Police Officers, and Administrative Staff. Supervise and coordinate the execution of Deputy Fire Chief responsibilities.
  • Manage the ARFF Department to ensure optimum performance, preparedness, and professional development in the delivery of emergency preparedness and response at PA airports.
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with the Fire Chief of Training, Office of the Chief Security Officer.
  • Meet Part 139 Certification requirements in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other federal, state and local laws as they pertain to ARFF. Ensure ARFF Units adhere to all legal, technical and administrative guidelines.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures of records management for personnel, labor, training, equipment, and emergency response records.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods, procedures, techniques, and equipment utilized in the conduct of all activities assigned to firefighting personnel
  • Develop and maintain lines of communication and cooperation with peers in surrounding local, state, and federal agencies, coordinate joint operations with outside agencies, and mitigate conflicts with other departments or agencies.
  • Direct and coordinate the development and implementation of ARFF department budgets,
  • Direct and coordinate the development of annual budget requirements, implement strategies and evaluate trends to gain efficiencies while meeting response requirements.
  • Review and make recommendations to CSO Fire Chief on training curriculum, procedures, equipment and processes to ensure the proper development and training of ARFF staff.
  • Manage ARFF vacancies in coordination with the ARFF Deputy Chiefs, manage the selection process of management personnel and the transfer of Police personnel from the Public Safety Department.
  • Coordinate all Police related administrative, discipline, and labor relations matters with the Fire Chief of Training.
  • Provide recommendations to the Aviation Director on all matters relating to the execution and management of ARFF functions.
  • In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the selected candidate will be required, when necessary, to report to the Port Authority Agency Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Jersey City, NJ to work emergencies and/or weather related events (i.e. significant snowfall events), outside of normal working hours, inclusive of nighttime 12-hour shifts.

 Position Requirements

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Protection Administration, Public Administration or related field, or Chief Officer Certification from an accredited program, or a combination of education, training and job-related experience as stated below.
  • At least ten (10) years of full-time paid experience in aircraft rescue firefighting (ARFF), with a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience as a Fire Officer in a State, municipal fire department, DoD ARFF operation or equivalent agency position. Up to four years of job-related experience can be substituted for up to two years of the education requirement for this position, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as listed above. Must have a working knowledge of FAA regulations and at least three years of experience in airport operations/Part139, preferably at a commercial service airport.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State issued Driver license.

 Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Expert knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration airport certification standards / DoD ARFF operations relating to crash, fire and rescue operations and hazardous materials including Part 139 rules and regulations pertaining to ARFF;
  • Principles and practices of FAA records management;
  • Demonstrated skill in fire suppression, rescue and EMS;
  • Knowledge of firefighting and lifesaving techniques, methods and principles of aircraft rescue and structural firefighting, fire prevention and fire investigation;
  • Extensive experience in aircraft rescue and firefighting strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of crash, fire and rescue equipment and apparatus;
  • Preferred certifications may include one or more of the following: Firefighter 1& 2, Airport Firefighter, First Responder, Operation and Incident Commander and/or Fire Officer 1, 2, 3, & 4 ICS- 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800; Fire Instructor 1, 3, & 3 and Fire Inspector 1, 2, & 3.
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative ability with extensive knowledge of modern fire/rescue service management;
  • Demonstrated experience in a position that fulfills National Incident Management System (NIMS) functions;
  • An ability to effectively work with and manage individuals from diverse professional backgrounds;
  • Strong conflict resolution and decision making skills;
  • An ability to work constructively with local, state, and federal agencies
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Substantial experience working in the aviation industry, preferably airport/airline operations and safety as they pertain to Part 139.
  • Knowledge of continually changing Federal and State regulations related to airline operations, airfield operations, Federal Aviation Administration and air traffic procedures.
  • Ability to develop methods of meeting regulations given cost and resource constraints
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral instructions

 

To apply please go to:  jointheportauthority.com / Job # 34077