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Title: ARFF Captain
Location: Teterboro Airport – Teterboro, NJ
Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

To Apply Please Go To:      Job #28404

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 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF), Captain in its Aviation Department that operates John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport/Teterboro Airports.


Reporting to the Deputy Chief, Aircraft Rescue & Fire Firefighting, the candidates selected will exercise day-to-day oversight of distinct, geographically organized ARFF unit functions.

These individuals will be expected to serve under Unified Command during emergencies; meet Part 139 ARFF requirements in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Certification Standards and other federal, state and local laws; assist in operating the units 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;
  • Analyzing problems, identifying solutions and implementing recommendations in support of Aviation Department goals, policies and procedures;
  • Supervising staff by clearly defining expectations and assignments, providing clear orders and instructions, 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 otherwise providing effective leadership;
  • Develop programs and 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.
  • Working with the ARFF Deputy Chief, develop programs and standard operating procedures to ensure best practices and to maintain standards;
  • 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;
  • Designing and conducting emergency workshops and exercises to train staff and local emergency response personnel in cooperation with the ARFF Fire Chief and ARFF Training Captain;
  • Making recommendations to the ARFF Fire Chief regarding hiring, training, discipline, and promotion of subordinates;
  • Make recommendations on annual budget requirements;
  • 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


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (position requirements at entry):

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 (8) years of full-time paid experience in structural fire fighting, 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. 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 qualifications profile: Familiarization 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 2, Airport Firefighter, First Responder, Operation and Incident Commander and/or Fire Officer 3, ICS- 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800; Fire Instructor 2 and Fire Inspector 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; and
  • 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: Fire Chief, ARFF
Location: Memphis/Millington Airport
Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for an ARFF Fire Chief to lead a growing team of professional ARFF firefighters and take the Department to the next level. We offer a flexible schedule including 3-day weekends, and the ability to be home for dinner each night. Other benefits include competitive pay, paid time-off, retirement, and flexible health plan. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, critical thinker, and good communicator.


  • Plan, organize, and direct all operation of the Millington Airport Fire Department
  • Supervise department personnel, implement standard operating procedures, create work schedules
  • Serve as both a Staff and Line Officer when responding to airport emergencies
  • Maintain vehicle, equipment, and training readiness
  • Perform regular inspections and maintain daily logs


  • Firefighter II or higher
  • EMT or higher and ARFF experience preferred
  • Must have 40 hour ARFF and Live Burn within 3 months of hire
  • Must have NFPA 1403 certification within 6 months of hire
  • Must be able to complete Chief certifications within 12 months of hire

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Title: Fire Safety Officer
Location: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int
Job Information: CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

Trains for and responds to fire alarms and declared emergencies to provide efficient airport safety and security protection. Performs as a certified emergency medical technical using life safety skills.

This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.

  •  Assists with pre-fire planning and in the location and suppression of aircraft and structural fires.
  • Operates fire fighting vehicles and equipment in application of all type of fire extinguishing agents in affecting rapid control and extinguishment of fire.
  • Performs Emergency Medical Technician duties as required. Responds to and mitigates emergency medical calls that occur on and off the airport.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on airport fire fighting equipment to ensure proper working order.
  • Assists in general housecleaning of airport fire department to maintain building and personnel health.
  • Assists passengers with questions and problems to enhance the customer experience. Ensure that personnel are authorized to conduct business on the airfield and that credentials are correct.
  • Performs airfield inspections of both lighting and structures to ensure passenger and worker safety.
  • Participate in physical fitness program and maintain fitness requirements.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

High School Diploma or GED; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Must be 18 years of age or older


  • Certified Firefighter in the State of Kentucky for the Kenton County Airport Board;
  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire;
  • Valid Operators License;
  • Maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.


  • Chemistry of fire and operation of firefighting apparatus;
  • Physical and chemical properties of aircraft fire fighting and combustible materials;
  • Principles and applications of first aid;
  • Fire ground safety;
  • General knowledge of sprinkler systems, fire service alarms and protection systems;
  • Ability to learn airport security procedures peculiar to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport;
  • FAR 139 as it applies to ARFF.


  • Clearly and effectively communicating both orally and in writing;
  • Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing, and spreadsheets;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups.

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Must maintain the physical conditioning necessary to safely mitigate imminent danger or peril related to hazardous firefighting job duties; in order to lift and move injured persons, and deal with the physical and mental stress associated with the duties of this position.

Incumbents in this position are listed in KRS 61.592 (1) (b) as appropriate for Hazardous Duty status. Incumbents face a high degree of danger or peril associated with the presence of twisted metal and debris in the immediate rescue environment. Incumbents may be exposed to infectious diseases or blood borne pathogens as a result of working in close physical contact with the general public.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The Kenton County Airport Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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Title: Firefighter
Location: Wake Island, HI
Job Information: Company Hiring: Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc.

Summary/General Description of Job:

Controls and extinguishes fires. The firefighter may drive a vehicle to scene of fire when necessary. For aircraft fires: Positions vehicle considering such factors as wind direction, sources of water, hazards from falling structures, and location of armaments or other aircraft; maneuvers the vehicle to keep the fire in optimum range while ensuring that back flash will not occur. For structural fires: Operates pumps, foam generators, boom and ground sweeps nozzles, and other similar equipment; determines proper pressures for the distances to be pumped and the number of lines being used; maintains a constant awareness of water levels in self-contained tanks and warns hand line and rescue man when tanks are close to running dry. Uses a variety of special protective gear for emergency operations; performs daily preventive maintenance inspection of vehicle and equipment. Performs minor maintenance such as fluid level checks and replenish as required, and draining and flushing tanks when necessary, and otherwise ensuring that all equipment is in serviceable condition.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations): Mandatory

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years’ experience controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized
  • military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade
  • Certified Firefighter I/II                                         (DoD, PROBOARD, or IFSAC)
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations     (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
  • Certified Driver Operator – Pumper                     (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
  • Certified Driver Operator – ARFF                         (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
  • Mobile Water Supply (MWS)                                 (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)
  • Certified Airport Firefighter                                   (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)

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Title: Fire Instructor
Job Information: Our strengths: Pro-active team members

We are looking for a self-motivated, dynamic and professional fulltime Germany based: FIRE INSTRUCTOR

Strategic Fire Solutions (SFS)

As an international operating company, SFS offers clients total solutions in all areas of fire protection. SFS not only advises governments, fire services and companies within the petrochemical and aviation industries but also implements individual tailored training courses either at our client’s base or at one of our cooperating training centers worldwide. Trainers and consultants are our company’s most important resource. Together with your knowledge, expertise and dedicated involvement you will be a part of our dynamic team and will help to continue the trust for our clients and take the business success of SFS to the next level.

Your next career move should be strategic!

Who you are

With at least ten years’ experience as a firefighter, five of which will have been performing fire service instructor duties, you will be able to put your interpersonal skills, firefighting and fire prevention expertise to
use in an international context. You have an aviation and/or industrial Fire Fighting background and will be familiar with NFPA, OSHA and other international training standards and will be able to conduct
presentations confidently and with good English skills. Not only will you be mentally and physically fit in accordance with fire service regulations and in possession of a SCBA certificate, but you will also be business
fit, with an ability to work under pressure, use your self-initiative, have a disciplined and methodical work ethic and you will be open to work in different countries and cultures.

What you will be doing

  • Develop training programs and/ or utilizing developed course materials based on the client’s needs
  • Perform instructional sessions worldwide -at the client’s location or in cooperation with our training-center-alliance (TCA) facilities
  • Manage basic resources, records and reports essential to the instructional process
  • Assemble course materials necessary for instruction
  • Conduct Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
  • Assist in fire prevention consultancy projects

What we can we do for you

We will offer you a workplace which gives you space for personal and professional development, a flexible work schedule, relocation assistance to Germany, a fair compensation and benefits package and
an enjoyable working environment, defined by tolerance, honesty and respect. Strategic Fire Solutions is an international company based in the heart of Europe.

Contact us
Send your resume/curriculum vitae, covering letter, certificates and references to:
Strategic Fire Solutions GbR
Wilhelm-Franke-Straße 25
D-01219 Dresden

For further information, do not hesitate to contact us at:
Tel. +49 (0) 351 27 23 19 41

Location: McMurdo or South Pole Antarctica
Job Information:

PAE is a leader in providing worldwide solutions for base operations, logistics, construction, airfield operations, and personnel placement.

PAE is currently seeking the following Fire Department personnel to support the Antarctic Support Contract and the National Science Foundation’s United States Antarctic Program.

We are currently looking for people to deploy to McMurdo or South Pole Antarctic research stations for various periods of time. Summer season generally begins in August or October/early November and runs through the following February. Winter-over contracts generally begin in February and run through October. These contract times are flexible and changes may be made based on business needs.


  • IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Firefighter II; Airport Fire Fighter; Hazardous Materials First Responder: Operations and EMT-B required. National Incident Management System (NIMS): ICS 100 and 200 are required. Valid state drivers license is required.
  • Three years previous full time firefighting experience is required; two years volunteer experience or paid on-call time equals one year full time experience.

Firefighter, Lieutenant:

  • IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Fire Fighter I/II; Fire Officer I; Airport Fire Fighter; Hazardous Materials First Responder: Operations, and EMT-B are required. National Incident Management System (NIMS): ICS 100 and 200 required. Valid stat driver’s license is required.
  • IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD or State Certified Driver Operator; Pumper/Mobile Water Supply; Driver Operator ARFF; Paramedic; Hazardous Materials Technician preferred.
  • Four years previous full time firefighting experience is required; two years volunteer experience or paid on-call time equals one year full time experience.  At least two years of experience as a supervisor is required.

All employees must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.

US Citizenship is required to work for the United States Antarctic Program.

PAE is an equal opportunity employer and drug- free workplace.

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