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Title:  Battalion Chief of Airport Fire

Location:  Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply by E-Mail To: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/renoairport/jobs/3232046/battalion-chief-of-airport-fire?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 

Battalion Chief of Airport Fire
Open/Competitive Recruitment
Application Deadline: October 27, 2021

THIS IS A PLACE YOU WANT TO BE. We are an organization on the MOVE, with new leadership, new focus, and a new commitment. Our Fire Department is on the MOVE with a new Chief, expanding response boundaries, and a first-ever opportunity to write the book on what it means to be a Battalion Chief at the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA). This is a dream job for an experienced Fire Professional who is ready to make things happen and define success in a brand-new role. Is this you? If it is, grab your sense of adventure and read on.

Who are you? You are someone with proven leadership experience in the fire service and a demonstrated commitment to cultivating a positive, collaborative work environment. You are a willing teacher and coach, you are comfortable with rapidly developing changes, you know what it takes to instill a healthy sense of pride and ownership on your team. You believe in your work and are comfortable in a command role. You take pride in creating something from the ground up and making it wildly successful.
There are three positions open. Those hired will join the Operations & Public Safety leadership team in support of the mission of the RTAA. Reporting to the Chief of Airport Rescue Firefighters, you will be responsible for providing managerial oversite for the day-to-day operations of the division, proving direct supervision and taking responsibility for one or more of the following operational and administrative functions: Emergency Response Planning & Operations, Emergency Medical Services Administration, and Training and Prevention.


DEFINITION OF THE ROLE: Under general direction, plans, directs, manages and participates in the daily operations of the Airport Fire division; functions as the commanding operational and administrative officer ensuring the effective and efficient utilization of staff and material resources to meet the mission of the department and organization; and serves as on scene command and control for aircraft incidents and crashes, mass casualty incidents, and major fire events within the RTAA response scope

EXAMPLES OF WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Administer a variety of fire training, prevention, planning, response, emergency medical, and/or operation programs.
  • Schedule, and conduct subordinate officer and line personnel meetings.
  • Perform a variety of fire suppression, prevention and emergency medical response activities as the on-scene incident commander,
  • Direct the proper deployment of resources at the scene of emergencies.
  • Monitor day-to-day activities to ensure effective allocation of staff and material resources to preserve the core mission of the Airport Fire division of providing aircraft rescue and firefighting services in compliance with the provisions of FAR Part 139.
  • Lead your team. This means you will assign work activities and projects, review and evaluate work product, and meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
  • Oversee and review all overtime, sick leave, vacation, and comp time in accordance with the terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
  • Screen, interview, and recommend for hire new employees in accordance with established policies, procedures, guidelines, and the terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreements.
  • Evaluate the performance of staff, providing regular feedback regarding quality and quantity of work performed; provide employees with the guidance and direction needed to correct deficiencies; and work with employees to help improve individual and operational productivity; recommend staff for promotions, recognitions, or other rewards.
  • Serve as the first line management representative in the interpretation and administration of the collective bargaining agreement applicable to subordinate staff, the resolution of conflict, personnel problems, issues, or discipline, and/or the resolution of grievances. Recommend staff for suspension, termination, or discharge. The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority welcomes, values and respects diversity and inclusiveness practices thathonor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals.
    The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.
  • Recommend and assist in establishing, implementing, communicating and supporting the RTAA’s and the Airport Rescue Fire division’s goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.
  • Participate in the development of the division budget, including items related to training requirements; forecast expenses; monitor expenditures; and prepare and implement budgetary adjustments.
  • Maintain current knowledge of each area of administrative and operational assignment; and support the other Battalion Chiefs in the achievement of goals and objectives to ensure continuity of service and mitigate the duplication of efforts and resources.
  • Establish and foster collaborative working relationships with outside fire agencies as well as local, State, and Federal agencies and the public.
  • This position may be deemed essential personnel as part of RTAA’s Emergency Response Team and may be required to respond to airport incidents as requested/required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Emergency preparedness program management, incident command, and unified command emergency response activities
  • Standards, practices, and procedures for aircraft firefighting and response to aircraft accidents and incidents.
  • Operational characteristics, services, and activities of a comprehensive fire service unit, including emergency response, incident safety, rescue, prevention, suppression, incident command, and an environmental safety and health program.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations including State of Nevada adopted codes by the State Fire Marshall and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) Part 139.
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.
  • HAZMAT, SOGs relating to HAZMAT, and placards, symbols, names, labels, etc.

SALARY: $111,000 – $134,921 annually based on 56 hours/week (2912/year) with compensation for additional hours worked. Initial salary placement will be based upon experience and qualifications.

BENEFITS: The RTAA offers a competitive wage and benefit package and provides a high-quality work-life balance. Employee benefits include 100% employer paid contributions to the Nevada PERS retirement program; 100% employer paid health insurance for the employee; paid vacation and sick leave; 14 paid holidays per year; tuition reimbursement and more.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Associate’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in fire science, fire administration, emergency management, public/business administration, or a closely related field.

PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with major course work in fire science, fire administration, emergency management, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field. An equivalent combination of directly related experience and training in fire and/or emergency services from the National Fire Academy or other courses my be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of full-time, paid supervisory or management experience in the fire service at the Captain level or higher.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: Current Hazardous Materials Operations certification and completion of ICS-300 and -400 at time of application.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS: Basic and/or Advanced Airport Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) certification.

CONDITIONS OF CONTINUING EMPLOYMENT: Must successfully complete Advanced ARFF certification within six months of hire.

REQUIRED LICENSING: A valid driver’s license is required at the time of application.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please read the instructions on the application carefully! A fully completed official online RTAA Employment Application must be received by 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Applications for RTAA jobs are only accepted through an online process. For more information about this opportunity and to apply, visit: www.governmentjobs.com/careers/renoairport. Any questions about the application, recruitment, and/or selection process, the physical demands of the position, or requests for a reasonable accommodation, should be addressed to the RTAA People Operations Office at (775) 328-6450 or people@renoairport.com.

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority welcomes, values and respects diversity and inclusiveness practices that
honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals.
The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.

Title:  Fire Chief

Location:  Paine Field Airport

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

 Snohomish County Airport is seeking to hire an Airport Fire Chief.
Job posting will remain open until filled.  First review of applications will be 6/1/21.

Paine Field Airport Snohomish County offers outstanding benefits and competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference to the citizens we provide services to.  Snohomish County is thriving and is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.  We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career at Snohomish County.

Visit our New Employee Benefits Summary for more information about employee benefits.

BASIC FUNCTION

     To plan, develop and implement Fire and Security Programs at Snohomish County Airport, to provide leadership and management for the Fire/Security Department, to ensure the operation of an effective incident response capability, and to support Airport community and tenant relations programs.

Job Duties

STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES 
  1. Directs and is responsible for all fire and security programs. 
  2. Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises all phases of Airport public safety work including fire inspections, fire prevention, fire fighting, security patrols , security response, emergency medical services, hazard control and disaster preparedness; assists in determining work priorities and prepares work schedules; coordinates operations with other county units and departments as required. 
  3. Plans, schedules, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate employees using quality management techniques and philosophy; recommends various personnel actions to superiors as necessary, including hiring, development, discipline, transfer and promotion of subordinates; supports county diversity and personnel programs; participates in labor negotiations. 
  4. Responds to fire and aircraft disaster alarms; commands or delegates command of emergency operations; deploys personnel and equipment as needed; is on call 24 hours a day when in the local area. 
  5. Attends public, governmental, and professional meetings as a representative of the airport and the county. 
  6. Enforces airport, county, state, federal (FAA) rules and regulations; develops recommends and implements rules and regulations changes; ensures all staff members are properly trained to comply with programs covering hazardous materials and safety. 
  7. Maintains liaison with other fire departments and law enforcement agencies; participates in regional programs; requests backup as necessary. 
  8. Develops for submission: the annual fire/security department budget; capital improvement program; strategic plans, department plans, goals and objectives; training strategies and plans; directs and monitors program and budget execution, recommends and takes action when appropriate. 
  9. Supports Paine Field Intern and management program with training relative to fire/security programs. 
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES 
  1. Maintains necessary records and prepares required reports. 
  2. May perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

     A two-year college degree in Fire Science and additional college level courses in management and public administration or business; AND, five (5) years experience as a full time fire service officer and relevant experience in fire service training/instruction; OR, any equivalent combination of training and /or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

     Experience in airport crash/fire/rescue, airfield operations, and/or security is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

     A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required for employment. A combination license endorsement may be required for employment. Candidates for employment may be required to pass a post offer physical examination.

Additional Information

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: 

  • fire fighting and security apparatus, equipment, procedures and techniques
  • incident command system
  • FAR Part 139 certification aircraft rescue and fire fighting requirements
  • current emergency medical response practices and techniques
  • occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations
  • current technology in fire, security, and office environments, including computer applications
  • labor relations and negotiations
Ability to: 
  • motivate personnel and develop team spirit and positive atmosphere
  • communicate effectively and convincingly verbally and in writing
  • develop and implement a vision, strategies, and goals
  • plan, schedule, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate level employees
  • read, understand and enforce safety rules and regulations
  • recognize, identify, and correct conditions which are hazardous to public safety
  • establish and maintain effective work relationships with superiors, subordinates, co workers and  the general public
  • critically analyze situations quickly and objectively utilizing good judgment
  • cope with stressful or emergency situations calmly and effectively
  • read, interpret and apply work related ordinances, codes, standards and regulations
  • utilize word processing and spreadsheet computer programs

SUPERVISION

     The employee reports to and receives general direction from an Airport Deputy Direcctor.

WORKING CONDITIONS

     The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather at work sites.

 

Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
EEO policy and ADA notice

 

Title:  Fire Chief

Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul Int’l Airport

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is currently accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief in the Airport Fire Department.  The MAC Airport Fire Department (AFD) is a specialized department whose primary responsibility is aircraft rescue and firefighting. AFD is a full-service fire department providing structural fire response, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, water and ice rescue, and vehicle extrication.

Under the direction of the Fire Marshal, AFD is also responsible for fire code inspections, sprinkler, fire alarms, and building plan review, fire cause investigation and fire prevention activities. AFD provides these services within the geographical boundaries of MSP Airport which includes the surrounding roadways and waterways, as well as residential and commercial properties included in the fire departments mutual aid agreements.

The department employs captains, driver/operators, fire fighters and an administrative assistant. Backed up by two assistant fire chiefs, and fire chief that leads this department.

MAC’s Fire Chief Provides leadership, planning and direction to the department administration and firefighting personnel. Keeps Supervisor informed of departmental and tenant activities relevant to fire prevention, suppression, rescue operations and emergency medical services. Liaison with Federal, State, County, and local agencies to coordinate services. Ensures compliance of fire protection codes and standards, personnel training requirements, and oversees all fire, rescue and emergency medical services operations.

Minimum Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration, Emergency Management, Public Administration or other related field
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, an Associate’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection, or other related field and six (6) years of experience as a chief officer at a FAR Part 139 medium or large hub airport
  • Ten (10) years of professional, progressively responsible level fire service experience
  • Five (5) years supervisory experience as a fire captain or chief fire officer in a fire department
  • Previous fire service experience at a FAR Part 139 airport
  • Previous work experience with unions and labor relations
  • Excellent decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience preparing and overseeing department budget and program planning
  • Current Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board (MFSCB) Fire Fighter II, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Fire Fighter II certification, or ProBoard Fire Fighter II Certification.
  • Current MN Board of Fire Fighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Fire Fighter License.  If no MBFTE license, must obtain within 90 days of appointment. 
  • Completion of NIMS (National Incident Management Systems) courses 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 
  • Valid state issued driver’s license
  • Current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification.  In lieu of the NREMT, must have a current Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulation Board (EMSRB) EMT Certification and successfully obtain a National Registry EMT within one year of appointment. 
  • International Fire Service Accreditation Congress IFSAC or ProBoard Airport Firefighter certification

 

Title:  Fire Chief

Location: Allegheny County Airport Auth.

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

 At the Allegheny County Airport Authority, it is our vision to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. We look for talented people who are uniquely qualified to serve our mission of becoming a global aviation leader, driving innovation, regional growth and prosperity.

 At the ACAA we all have a role in the ambitious transformation of becoming a smarter airport that will enhance the passenger experience and deliver on our mission of being a global aviation leader. Here is how the Fire Chief will help:

  •  Direct fire department response to all emergency incidents including aircraft alerts and incidents at PIT and AGC, coordinating aircraft rescue firefighting activities at the scene of an aircraft incident
  • Direct the planning and execution of 14 CFR Part 139 including exercises and events
  • Ensure application of current NFPA code and ARFF regulations as necessary to maintain the airports’ 14 CFR Part 139 certificates. 
  • Develop and implement standard operational procedures and departmental guidelines to provide optimal operation in support or organizational goals and objectives
  • Compile and review all MSDS sheets and SARA TITLE III activities including emergency responses based on the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization act of 1986
  • Ensure all applicable facility and equipment inspections are conducted and risks mitigated to ensure a safe working and operational environment
  • Review and approve plans for airport jurisdictional building/facilities, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local fire, rescue, and life safety standards
  • Prepare routine correspondence for internal and external distribution pertaining to decisions, problems, requests and others associated with the ARFF functional area
  • Review daily and weekly staff activities, briefing platoons on updated plans, schedules, developments and/or procedures
  • Conduct training classes on fire safety & prevention, and arson reporting practices & procedures
  • Meet with the public, federal, state and local regulatory agencies, other fire officials and professional organizations to provide information, resolve problems, plan activities and take other action required to meet the needs of the aviation community
  • Prepare and manage department operating budget
  • Provide support and development to staff through performance management, coaching, training, motivation, and discipline
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned or required.

Our culture is innovative and customer centric. We are a learning and performance culture where how we accomplish our priorities is equally important as what we accomplish. The successful candidate in the Fire Chief role will exhibit the following key competencies: Competencies for Director

  • Communication – Able to clearly articulate short-term vision, departmental goals and objectives; Collaborate effectively with peers; Able to communicate policy and strategy to team members
  • Strategic Thinking – Able to determine short-term outcomes and give guidance on how to meet goals; Able to direct and deliver plans to achieve efficient, on-time results
  • Team Builder – Able to direct and implement project objectives through “one team” approach; Focused on developing team; Direct work of team through leadership and accountability; Makes informed decisions
  • Customer Centricity – Leads team to identify and improve customer experience; Directs and implements improvements that positively impacts most stakeholders

The minimum requirements needed to qualify for the Fire Chief role are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in fire services, public safety, aviation management or a related field. 
  • Five-Seven years related fire management experience.
  • Certifications by Pennsylvania State or Nationally Recognized Equivalent: Firefighter 2, Airport Firefighter, EMT, Haz-Mat Incident Commander, Fire Officer 1, 2, & 3, Fire Instructor 1 & 2, Fire Inspector 1 & 2. 
  • NIMS Certification and Training; AAAE CMF preferred.
  • Possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid driver’s license. Note: license must be maintained throughout employment. 

All interested candidates should apply through the company website at www.flypittsburgh.com/careers.

EEO

Title:  Fire Chief

Location:  Loveland Fire Rescue Auth.

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

LOVELAND FIRE RESCUE AUTHORITY

Colorado
FIRE CHIEF
$170,000 – $190,000
Plus Excellent Benefits
Apply by
July 6, 2021
(open until filled)

JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Fire Chief
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time; At-Will
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
WORK HOURS: As necessary to satisfactorily perform duties and
responsibilities of this position
REVISION DATE: 03/26/2021

This job description is established by the Board of Directors (Board) of the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority (LFRA) to outline the basic requirements, duties and general responsibilities of the Fire Chief position. The position is full time, FLSA exempt. The work hours are as required or as necessary to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. This position is “atwill,” which means LFRA may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for noreason, subject only to the requirements of Federal and State law. Similarly, the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any or no reason, without prior notice.

GENERAL PURPOSE: The Fire Chief is a senior command level position, with overall responsibility for the direction and management of LFRA. This position is responsible for working closely and collaboratively with the LFRA Board, Loveland City Council, and the Rural
District Board in assuring adequate fire protection, rescue, and life safety services to all citizens in the LFRA District. This position oversees the Operations, Administration, and Community
Safety Divisions of LFRA. The Fire Chief reports directly to the LFRA Board, and all members of LFRA report to the Fire Chief.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
In addition to duties imposed by the Board from time to time, and by applicable law, the essential job functions and responsibilities of the Fire Chief include:

  • Managing the enforcement of fire ordinances, laws, and codes.
  • Managing all career and volunteer personnel activities and operations of LFRA, including administration, fire prevention, public education, firefighting, emergency medical
    services, emergency management, technical rescue, and hazardous-materials response.
  • Exercising independent judgment and discretion over personnel matters, including hiring, training, promotions, terminations and discipline of department personnel. 
  • Developing and implementing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to advance the mission, goals, and objectives of LFRA. 
  • Establishing an emphasis on customer service, teamwork, and communication. 
  • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of state and local statutes, ordinances, procedures, and safety/regulating guidelines from fire service related organizations. 
  • Responding to major fire alarms/incidents and functions within the various Incident Command roles as necessary. 
  • Administering and participating in the development of the LFRA budget; strategically planning for the future of the organization. 
  • Developing and implementing mutual/auto aid agreements with neighboring communities to ensure a high level of fire and rescue services is provided.
  • Maintaining a cooperative and collaborative relationship with Career and Volunteer staff, LFRA Board, Loveland City Council, and the Rural District Board, City Executive
    Leadership Team, and regional agencies within the fire district. 
  • Representing the City of Loveland in appropriate local, regional, state and federal activities related to the Fire Authority operations and welfare. 
  • Maintaining high visibility and places strong emphasis on communicating with all members of LFRA through station visits, interactions, and proficiency evaluations, while respecting the chain of command.
  • Maintaining a progressive approach to change in the organization. 
  • When a local declaration of emergency or disaster is declared and/or the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated, all LFRA employees may be required to work as a Disaster Service Worker.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Attend meetings, conferences, and seminars.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the supervision of all assigned personnel.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Understands the principals and responsibilities of the Annual Compliance Report for the
    Commission on Fire Accreditation through the Center for Public Safety Excellence. 
  • Strong understanding of Emergency Management. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of combination departments. 
  • Strong budget skills supported by conservative fiscal management 
  • Expert knowledge of fire behavior, chemistry of fire and fire dynamics. 
  • Knowledge of building design, construction loading and reaction to fire and collapse potential
  • Understands fire protection and detection system design, operation and maintenance requirements. 
  • Utilizes short- and long-range planning principles. 
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment used in fire suppression, rescue, hazardous materials, and emergency medical services. 
  • Basic skill level using Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel and Power Point. 
  • Basic computer skill including, data management systems and specific and customized software applications (i.e. records management and data analysis systems). 
  • Strong knowledge of the Incident Command System and Blue Card Hazard Zone Management. 
  • Understands and utilizes effective incident command, strategic and tactical
    considerations essential to the safe and effective deployment of fire companies at the scene of aircraft, structure, wildland, hazardous material, transportation,
    extrication/rescue, and disaster incidents or operations. 
  • Ability to provide supervisory leadership, as well as management and motivational skills
    essential to effective and efficient development and utilization of human resource. 
  • Effective time management skills 
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication, including the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language at a level adequate to perform the job. 
  • Understands communication techniques and equipment; maintains operational familiarity
    with the computer assisted dispatch system as well as the management information system. 
  • Knowledge of current emergency medical care principles and techniques. 
  • Ability to act effectively in emergency and stressful situations. 
  • Utilizes progressive fire and rescue practices and standards being utilized in the fire and rescue services within the department and at the state and national level.
  • Ability to deal constructively with conflict and developing consensus.

Core Expectations:
Response, Readiness, Relationships, Resources, Positional Leadership

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Fire Management, Public Administration or related field from an accredited university. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience:

  • Ten (10) years’ increasingly responsible command and supervisory experience in an
    organized fire department and/or authority; and five (5) years of supervisory experience in a chief officer rank or executive role. 
  • Experience managing a unionized environment and collective bargaining desired. 
  • Fire department accreditation leadership experience through Commission of Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) desired.

Licensing/Certifications:

  • State or national fire officer certifications; National Fire Academy Executive Officer Program (EFO) Graduate or enrolled with a specified completion date; Chief Fire Officer
    Designation (CFOD) or in process of obtaining; or similar certifications. 
  • ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700. 
  • Valid Driver’s License with a safe driving record.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Office equipment such as computer, telephone, copier, scanner, etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires work in a variety of locations and conditions, including living quarters and office areas, in and around a wide variety of automotive, mechanical, chemical and medical equipment or supplies, and emergency scenes of every type.

  • A portion of this position will involve sedentary, administrative work in an office environment; however, in emergency situations, the Fire Chief may be required to supervise fire ground activities at an emergency incident and/or perform Firefighter
    duties.
  • Strenuous physical activity under extreme adverse conditions will be required periodically. 
  • This position requires training in and use of safety equipment necessary for the working environment, including without limitation, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and
    other personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • This position requires standing, running, walking, sitting, kneeling, twisting, stooping, bending, lifting, squatting, pushing, pulling, crawling, jumping, sliding, climbing, pinching,
    gripping digging, spraying, reaching over head, reaching away from body, and repetitive motion. 
  • Will be required to work in all weather conditions and in extreme temperatures below twenty degrees (20 degrees) Fahrenheit and in excess of one hundred degrees (100
    degrees) Fahrenheit. 
  • Work may be performed under dangerous, hazardous and adverse conditions, including but not limited to, weakened structures, slippery and uneven surfaces, proximity to
    moving mechanical equipment, burning structures, broken glass or other materials, electrical currents, high places, and confined spaces. 
  • Work may result in exposure to contaminated environments, including but not limited to,
    hazardous materials, smoke, gases, chemicals, fumes, odors, mists and dusts, which may require use of personal protection equipment. 
  • Work may result in exposure to infectious diseases or illnesses, such as Hepatitis A, B or C, HIV, tuberculosis, small pox, etc. 
  • Work may result in exposure to high noise levels requiring the wearing of hearing protection. 
  • This position demands frequent use of sensory activities such as talking, seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling (identifying objects by touch), depth perception and color vision. 
  • This position will involve periods of high physical, mental and/or emotional stress. 
  • This position involves frequent driving. 

This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties,  responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Title:  Fire Chief

Location:  Paine Field Airport

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

 Snohomish County Airport is seeking to hire an Airport Fire Chief.
Job posting will remain open until filled.  First review of applications will be 6/1/21.

Paine Field Airport Snohomish County offers outstanding benefits and competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference to the citizens we provide services to.  Snohomish County is thriving and is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.  We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career at Snohomish County.

Visit our New Employee Benefits Summary for more information about employee benefits.

BASIC FUNCTION

     To plan, develop and implement Fire and Security Programs at Snohomish County Airport, to provide leadership and management for the Fire/Security Department, to ensure the operation of an effective incident response capability, and to support Airport community and tenant relations programs.

Job Duties

STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES 
  1. Directs and is responsible for all fire and security programs. 
  2. Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises all phases of Airport public safety work including fire inspections, fire prevention, fire fighting, security patrols , security response, emergency medical services, hazard control and disaster preparedness; assists in determining work priorities and prepares work schedules; coordinates operations with other county units and departments as required. 
  3. Plans, schedules, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate employees using quality management techniques and philosophy; recommends various personnel actions to superiors as necessary, including hiring, development, discipline, transfer and promotion of subordinates; supports county diversity and personnel programs; participates in labor negotiations. 
  4. Responds to fire and aircraft disaster alarms; commands or delegates command of emergency operations; deploys personnel and equipment as needed; is on call 24 hours a day when in the local area. 
  5. Attends public, governmental, and professional meetings as a representative of the airport and the county. 
  6. Enforces airport, county, state, federal (FAA) rules and regulations; develops recommends and implements rules and regulations changes; ensures all staff members are properly trained to comply with programs covering hazardous materials and safety. 
  7. Maintains liaison with other fire departments and law enforcement agencies; participates in regional programs; requests backup as necessary. 
  8. Develops for submission: the annual fire/security department budget; capital improvement program; strategic plans, department plans, goals and objectives; training strategies and plans; directs and monitors program and budget execution, recommends and takes action when appropriate. 
  9. Supports Paine Field Intern and management program with training relative to fire/security programs. 
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES 
  1. Maintains necessary records and prepares required reports. 
  2. May perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

     A two-year college degree in Fire Science and additional college level courses in management and public administration or business; AND, five (5) years experience as a full time fire service officer and relevant experience in fire service training/instruction; OR, any equivalent combination of training and /or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

     Experience in airport crash/fire/rescue, airfield operations, and/or security is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

     A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required for employment. A combination license endorsement may be required for employment. Candidates for employment may be required to pass a post offer physical examination.

Additional Information

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: 

  • fire fighting and security apparatus, equipment, procedures and techniques
  • incident command system
  • FAR Part 139 certification aircraft rescue and fire fighting requirements
  • current emergency medical response practices and techniques
  • occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations
  • current technology in fire, security, and office environments, including computer applications
  • labor relations and negotiations
Ability to: 
  • motivate personnel and develop team spirit and positive atmosphere
  • communicate effectively and convincingly verbally and in writing
  • develop and implement a vision, strategies, and goals
  • plan, schedule, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate level employees
  • read, understand and enforce safety rules and regulations
  • recognize, identify, and correct conditions which are hazardous to public safety
  • establish and maintain effective work relationships with superiors, subordinates, co workers and  the general public
  • critically analyze situations quickly and objectively utilizing good judgment
  • cope with stressful or emergency situations calmly and effectively
  • read, interpret and apply work related ordinances, codes, standards and regulations
  • utilize word processing and spreadsheet computer programs

SUPERVISION

     The employee reports to and receives general direction from an Airport Deputy Direcctor.

WORKING CONDITIONS

     The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather at work sites.

 

Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
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Title:  Fire Chief

Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul Int’l Airport

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) is currently accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief in the Airport Fire Department.  The MAC Airport Fire Department (AFD) is a specialized department whose primary responsibility is aircraft rescue and firefighting. AFD is a full-service fire department providing structural fire response, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, water and ice rescue, and vehicle extrication.

Under the direction of the Fire Marshal, AFD is also responsible for fire code inspections, sprinkler, fire alarms, and building plan review, fire cause investigation and fire prevention activities. AFD provides these services within the geographical boundaries of MSP Airport which includes the surrounding roadways and waterways, as well as residential and commercial properties included in the fire departments mutual aid agreements.

The department employs captains, driver/operators, fire fighters and an administrative assistant. Backed up by two assistant fire chiefs, and fire chief that leads this department.

MAC’s Fire Chief Provides leadership, planning and direction to the department administration and firefighting personnel. Keeps Supervisor informed of departmental and tenant activities relevant to fire prevention, suppression, rescue operations and emergency medical services. Liaison with Federal, State, County, and local agencies to coordinate services. Ensures compliance of fire protection codes and standards, personnel training requirements, and oversees all fire, rescue and emergency medical services operations.

Minimum Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration, Emergency Management, Public Administration or other related field
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, an Associate’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection, or other related field and six (6) years of experience as a chief officer at a FAR Part 139 medium or large hub airport
  • Ten (10) years of professional, progressively responsible level fire service experience
  • Five (5) years supervisory experience as a fire captain or chief fire officer in a fire department
  • Previous fire service experience at a FAR Part 139 airport
  • Previous work experience with unions and labor relations
  • Excellent decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience preparing and overseeing department budget and program planning
  • Current Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board (MFSCB) Fire Fighter II, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Fire Fighter II certification, or ProBoard Fire Fighter II Certification.
  • Current MN Board of Fire Fighter Training and Education (MBFTE) Fire Fighter License.  If no MBFTE license, must obtain within 90 days of appointment. 
  • Completion of NIMS (National Incident Management Systems) courses 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 
  • Valid state issued driver’s license
  • Current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification.  In lieu of the NREMT, must have a current Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulation Board (EMSRB) EMT Certification and successfully obtain a National Registry EMT within one year of appointment. 
  • International Fire Service Accreditation Congress IFSAC or ProBoard Airport Firefighter certification

 

Title:  Fire Chief

Location: Allegheny County Airport Auth.

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To: LINK

 At the Allegheny County Airport Authority, it is our vision to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. We look for talented people who are uniquely qualified to serve our mission of becoming a global aviation leader, driving innovation, regional growth and prosperity.

 At the ACAA we all have a role in the ambitious transformation of becoming a smarter airport that will enhance the passenger experience and deliver on our mission of being a global aviation leader. Here is how the Fire Chief will help:

  •  Direct fire department response to all emergency incidents including aircraft alerts and incidents at PIT and AGC, coordinating aircraft rescue firefighting activities at the scene of an aircraft incident
  • Direct the planning and execution of 14 CFR Part 139 including exercises and events
  • Ensure application of current NFPA code and ARFF regulations as necessary to maintain the airports’ 14 CFR Part 139 certificates. 
  • Develop and implement standard operational procedures and departmental guidelines to provide optimal operation in support or organizational goals and objectives
  • Compile and review all MSDS sheets and SARA TITLE III activities including emergency responses based on the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization act of 1986
  • Ensure all applicable facility and equipment inspections are conducted and risks mitigated to ensure a safe working and operational environment
  • Review and approve plans for airport jurisdictional building/facilities, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local fire, rescue, and life safety standards
  • Prepare routine correspondence for internal and external distribution pertaining to decisions, problems, requests and others associated with the ARFF functional area
  • Review daily and weekly staff activities, briefing platoons on updated plans, schedules, developments and/or procedures
  • Conduct training classes on fire safety & prevention, and arson reporting practices & procedures
  • Meet with the public, federal, state and local regulatory agencies, other fire officials and professional organizations to provide information, resolve problems, plan activities and take other action required to meet the needs of the aviation community
  • Prepare and manage department operating budget
  • Provide support and development to staff through performance management, coaching, training, motivation, and discipline
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned or required.

Our culture is innovative and customer centric. We are a learning and performance culture where how we accomplish our priorities is equally important as what we accomplish. The successful candidate in the Fire Chief role will exhibit the following key competencies: Competencies for Director

  • Communication – Able to clearly articulate short-term vision, departmental goals and objectives; Collaborate effectively with peers; Able to communicate policy and strategy to team members
  • Strategic Thinking – Able to determine short-term outcomes and give guidance on how to meet goals; Able to direct and deliver plans to achieve efficient, on-time results
  • Team Builder – Able to direct and implement project objectives through “one team” approach; Focused on developing team; Direct work of team through leadership and accountability; Makes informed decisions
  • Customer Centricity – Leads team to identify and improve customer experience; Directs and implements improvements that positively impacts most stakeholders

The minimum requirements needed to qualify for the Fire Chief role are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in fire services, public safety, aviation management or a related field. 
  • Five-Seven years related fire management experience.
  • Certifications by Pennsylvania State or Nationally Recognized Equivalent: Firefighter 2, Airport Firefighter, EMT, Haz-Mat Incident Commander, Fire Officer 1, 2, & 3, Fire Instructor 1 & 2, Fire Inspector 1 & 2. 
  • NIMS Certification and Training; AAAE CMF preferred.
  • Possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid driver’s license. Note: license must be maintained throughout employment. 

All interested candidates should apply through the company website at www.flypittsburgh.com/careers.

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