Jobs Listing

Title: Firefighter, Lateral Entry Eligibility List

Location:  Port of Portland

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply To:  https://www.portofportland.com/Careers

POSITION: Firefighter, Lateral Entry Eligibility List
SALARY: See Position Description
OPENING DATE: 11/03/21
CLOSING DATE: 11/24/21 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Port of Portland is currently accepting applications from experienced, paid Firefighters toestablish a Lateral Entry Firefighter Eligibility List for Portland Airport Fire & Rescue
.
The Port of Portland is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees andcommunity. As part of this commitment, all Port employees are required to be fully vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception and accommodation as acondition of employment.
Candidates must provide proof of vaccination or have an approvedexception and accommodation prior to beginning work at the Port.

STEPS FOR SELECTION PROCESS:
Steps for Establishing an Eligibility List:
Port of Portland Application –> Scored Skills & AbilitiesApplication Review –> Ranking and Placement on Eligibility List.

Application:
To be considered for employment with the Portland Airport Fire & Rescue, candidates must complete the Port of Portland’s employment application before the postedclosing date. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experienceyou possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes are recommended but arenot a substitute for incomplete or partially completed applications.

Scored Application Review: Applications will be reviewed and scored against a pre-established listof criteria. Candidates will be ranked on the Eligibility List by high score. Application date and time will be tie-breaker.

Ranking and Placement on Eligibility List:
Email notification will be sent to each candidate on thelist notifying them where they rank.

STEPS FOR FILLING A VACANCY:
Steps for Filling a Vacancy:
Executive Interview–>Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)–> Background Investigation –> Psychological Exam –> Medical Exam –> Pre-employment DrugTest –> Employment Confirmation

Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT):
A valid CPAT certification is required at time of hire. We will accept current CPAT certifications from other certifiable agencies.

Salary Information:
Based on years of continuous service in the position of Firefighter, lateral candidates will start atthe corresponding pay step below. Once candidate successfully completes the 12 monthprobationary period, they will be eligible to advance to the next step. Premium pay will be availableupon successful completion of the probationary period.
Years of Service      Step      2021 Pay Rate
3 to 4                             3           $78,140
4 to 5                             4           $82,053
5 or more                      5           $86,161

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For questions related to the selection process, email: n-brenda.patrick@portofportland.com

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Crash/Fire/Rescue/First Aid:
Combats fires, removes victims from aircraft, building, autos and administers first aidand other emergency support care, per Multnomah Count protocols.

Drives and effectively operates all crash/fire/rescue (ARFF) vehicles.
Responds on all alarms for aircraft, structural, and medical emergencies as directedby the Shift Lieutenant or Shift Captain.

Responds to mutual aid emergency service requests as directed by the ShiftLieutenant or Shift Captain.

Effectively implements medical operations during mass casualty incidents.

Performs pre-fire inspections, i.e. building, extinguisher, hydrant and AED’s, daily routinehouse duties, vehicle preventive maintenance and inspections and other duties assigned bythe Shift Captain or Shift Lieutenant.

Participates in and conducts all phases of training as set forth in Fire Department TrainingPrograms.

May coordinate work efforts and supervise personnel in emergency and non-emergencysituations upon direction or assignment by the Shift Captain or Shift Lieutenant.

Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Fire Chief, Shift Captain or ShiftLieutenant of the Airport Fire Department.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or the equivalent is required.

Three (3) years of experience as a full time paid firefighter, currently employed as such.

Degree in fire science or related field or the equivalent combination of education and/orrelevant experience.

Demonstrated experience with fire, rescue, and emergency medical services (EMS)operations.

Demonstrated experience in aircraft firefighting is preferred.

Firefighter I & II certification is required.

Hazardous Material Operations certification is required.

Apparatus Operator certification is preferred.

NIMS 700, 100 and 200 certifications is required.

Must possess Oregon EMT-B or National Registry certification at time of hire.

Working knowledge of Fire Department mission, structure, and chain of command isrequired.

Advanced knowledge of the following is preferred:
Mutual aid companies and EMS community

Airport vicinity terrain: airfield buildings, hydrants, runways, taxiways, exit gates,routes, roads and streets, and the shortest, most accessible route to any emergencysituation on or off the airport.

Civil Service and Fire Department rules, regulations, and procedures.

Fire Department records, reports, and daily logs.

Valid state driver’s license at time of hire is required.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at time of hire.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must possess combination of physical strength and stamina required to perform all firedepartment physical performance expectations.

Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and apply basicmath skills.

Skilled at writing comprehensive and confidential reports if assigned.

Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and general public.

Proven team player who shows the utmost respect for others.

Ability to:
Perform minor maintenance on vehicles and other emergency equipment.

Acquire and maintain current knowledge of firefighting industry procedures andtechniques.

Perform all emergency Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting and EMS functions as outlinedby department procedures.

Work under adverse conditions.

Demonstrate commitment to valuing differences among individuals and passion forbeing inclusive.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Safety: The Port promotes safety as a guiding principle and practice in accomplishing workby complying with safety and health policies and procedures and consistently seekingimprovements that support operational excellence.

Diversity and Inclusion: At the Port, we don’t just accept difference; we value and support itto create a culture of inclusiveness and fun. We are proud to be an Equal OpportunityEmployer.

EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement: The Port of Portland is dedicated to maintainingand improving a work environment, which extends equal opportunity to all individuals,regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteranstatus, disability or sexual orientation.

Employment decisions shall be made in such amanner as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity and to comply with state,federal and local laws. We affirm through this policy statement our continuing commitment tothe principles of nondiscrimination and affirmative action.

Veterans Preference: Under Oregon law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veteranspreference when applying for Port of Portland positions. If you are a veteran and would liketo be considered for a veterans preference for this job, please provide the qualifyingdocuments as instructed during the application process.

Background Checks and Drug Testing: The Port of Portland will conduct background checksand/or drug tests for positions where such tests are required by regulation and for othersafety-sensitive positions.

ADA Accommodation: Accommodations will be considered for applicants or candidates witha qualifying disability that prevents them from participating in this process. Accommodationswill be made where the Port can reasonably do so without imposing an undue hardship onthe business or compromising the integrity of the recruitment process. An applicant with anydisability who believes that they need an accommodation should contact Human Resourcesat 503.415.6000

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
https://www.portofportland.com/Careers
7200 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218
503-415-6000
Position #01405
FIREFIGHTER, LATERAL ENTRY ELIGIBILITY LIST BP

Jobs Listing

Title:  Deputy Fire Chief

Location:  Port Authority of NY & NJ – JFK Airport

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply To:  jointheportauthority.com Job ID# 39026

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 John F. Kennedy Airport ARFF Unit. 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.

To apply please go to jointheportauthority.com Job ID# 39026

Jobs Listing

Title:  Airport Firefighter

Location:  Snohomish County

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply To:  http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/2553

SNOHOMISH COUNTY
invites applications for the position of:

AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER

SALARY:     

$6,041.71  –  $7,845.70        Monthly
$72,500.52 –  $94,148.40   Annually

OPENING DATE:
10/25/21

CLOSING DATE:
Continuous

Snohomish County Airport is seeking to hire an Airport Firefighter.

Position will remain open until filled with first review of applications on FEBRUARY 21, 2021.

Paine Field Airport Snohomish County offers outstanding benefits and competitive wages, jobflexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmospherewhere employees are appreciated and make a real difference to the citizens we provide servicesto Snohomish County is thriving and is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. Westrive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career at Snohomish County. Visit our New Employee Benefits Summary for information about employee benefits.

NOTE: Per Governor Inslee’s
Proclamation 21-14  employees mustbe fully vaccinated. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose ina two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Please note that any offer ofemployment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having anapproved medical accommodation, or having an approved religious accommodation. No startdate will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved accommodation. Please do not attach your vaccination verification to your application as itwill be removed. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

BASIC FUNCTION
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To protect the general public from injury or property loss through fire fighting activities, firstaid, aircraft rescue and fire fighting, hazardous materials and airport security.

JOB DUTIES:

STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
1.
Performs general fire fighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires; laysout and connects hose; holds nozzles and directs water streams; raises and climbsladders.
2.
Operates various pieces of fire apparatus including pumps and aerial ladders; cleans andservices assigned apparatus and maintains it in a condition of readiness; uses chemicalextinguishers, bars, hooks and lines.
3.
Removes persons from dangers; administers first aid to injured persons; performs salvageoperations such as placing salvage covers, sweeping water and removing debris.
4.
Participates in fire drills and attends classes in fire fighting, first aid and related subjects;inspects county buildings to insure observance of fire safety regulations.
5. Performs general maintenance work on the upkeep of fire fighting equipment; cleans andwashes walls and floors; makes minor repairs, washes, hangs and dries hose; washes,cleans and polishes apparatus.
6. Performs security duties inside fenced area of the airport to help insure safe operatingconditions for aircraft and personnel.
7. Conducts training classes for the public and for other fire fighters on medical aid, firefighting and code compliance.
8. Completes and maintains documents, reports and records that are related to theperformance of duties and training events.

STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
1. 
Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
One (1) year as a professional fire fighter OR two (2) years as a part-paid/volunteer firefighter OR three (3) years as a military ARFF fire fighter; OR, any combination of experienceand/or training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Candidate mustcurrently be a certified EMT. Must pass job related tests.

DEFINITIONS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
“One year as a professional fire fighter” means that the candidate has at least one year of full-time employment as a professional fire fighter in a public, municipal or fire district firedepartment. The candidate must have successfully passed the probationary period in his/herdepartment and have been assigned to a fire fighting position on a regular shift schedule.Experience as a professional fire fighter must be within the prior twelve months. 

“Two years of volunteer/part-paid fire fighter experience” means that the candidate has at leasttwo years continuous service in a public, municipal or fire district fire department that has anactive part-paid program. The candidate must have successfully passed the probationary periodin his/her department and have been assigned to a fire fighting position. The candidate musthave annually logged a minimum of 600 hours assigned residence/sleeper or on-duty time. Experience as a volunteer fire fighter must be within the prior twelve months.

“Three years of military ARFF fire fighter experience” means that the candidate has a minimumof three years service in any branch of the U.S. military where his/her primary assignment is orwas as an aircraft fire fighter. Experience as a military ARFF fire fighter must be within the priortwelve months.

“Current and valid EMT certification” means that the candidate currently holds a certification asan Emergency Medical Technician, which is recognized in the State of Washington and can beregistered in Snohomish County without further training.

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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
A valid State of Washington Driver’s License is required for employment.

Must secure and maintain a valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s License orcomplete the Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention (EVAP) program within one year ofemployment. You will be a candidate for random drug and alcohol testing.

Must pass a fingerprint-based Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) as required by theTSA.

Ability to successfully complete the training of the Washington State Fire Academy asrequired.

Must maintain a valid EMT Certification.
A job offer will be conditioned on satisfactory results of a post-offer medical examination orinquiry.

Must pass Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) prior to employment. After employmentan annual physical is required.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Ability to:
perform strenuous physical tasks under hazardous conditions understand and execute oral or written instructions deal courteously and tactfully with the general public establish and maintain effective work relationships with superiors, co-workers and medical examiner staff learn to operate a variety of fire fighting apparatus in a safe manner learn a variety of fire fighting techniques and duties;deal with the public on airport securityand fire inspection matters in a positive, non-aggressive manner

PHYSICAL EFFORT
The work requires performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions whichinvolves strenuous exertion under severe handicaps.

SUPERVISION
Employees report to the Fire Chief, Fire Captain or Fire Lieutenant as assigned. Fire fightingwork is performed under close supervision. General maintenance and security work is performedunder general supervision and may be spot checked to ensure timely completion andcompliance with standards and procedures. Specific instructions are usually given for unusual ornon-routine tasks.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. The work mayinvolve working from ladders at considerable heights. Employees are exposed to a variety ofhazards such as working in and around burning structures and gasoline or high voltage powerlines, and are exposed to dust, gases, inclement weather, and so on. Employees are required towork evenings, weekends and holidays on a 24-hour shift as required by the labor agreement.

Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
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APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/2553
3000 Rockefeller Ave M/S 503
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 388-3411
Human.Resources@snoco.org
Position #2021-00410
AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER
CC

Airport Firefighter Supplemental Questionnaire
1. 
Have you completed the required testing and are you on the Snohomish County FireDepartment – Paine Field list at National Testing Network?

___Yes  I have not completed the required testing but will complete testing prior to myapplication being considered for this position.
___No

2. Do you have a current CPAT Certification?
____Yes
____No

3.  Have you successfully completed a 12 week/480 hour IFSAC FFI, Hazmat Awarenessand Operations program?
____Yes
____No

4.  The Airport Fire Department requires at least one year of full-time, two years part-paid/volunteer, or three years military ARFF firefighter experience. Please select thelevel of experience you have.

____ One year or more as a full-time firefighter
____ Two years or more as a part paid/ volunteer firefighter
____ Three years or more of military ARFF experience
____ I do not have the required experience.

5.  Do you possess or can you obtain prior to appointment, a valid Washington StateDriver License, unrestricted except as to vision?
____Yes
____No, but I can obtain one prior to appointment
____No. I am unable to obtain a Washington State Driver License.

6.  Do you have, or can you obtain a valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s Licenseor complete the Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention (EVAP) program within oneyear of employment? (select one)
____Yes, I have a valid Washington State CDL
____Yes, I have completed the EVAP program.
____I will be able to obtain a CDL or complete the EVAP program within one year ofemployment.
____No. I am unable to complete this requirement within one year of employment

7.  Do you possess a Washington State or National Registry EMT certificate that can beregistered in Snohomish County with no further training?
____Yes
____No, but I can have it registered once I am employed.
____No, I am unable to register my EMT certification in Washington State

8.  Do you have IFSAC FFII certification?
____Yes
____No

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9.  Do you have ARFF (139.321) 40 hour basic certification?
____Yes
____No

10.  Do you have First Aid/CPR Instructor certification?
____Yes
____No

11.  Do you possess an Instructor I certificate?
____Yes
____No

* Answers are Required For All Questions

Jobs Listing

Title: ARFF Crash Rescue Crewperson

Location:  Rhode Island Airport Corporation

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply by E-Mail To:  resume@pvdairport.com

EXTERNAL POSTING
CERTIFIED HIRING LIST
PVN# 2021-16

Applicants should submit a resume and required documentation to resume@pvdairport.com   by Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

The following must also be submitted:

  • Certificates of completion of course of study fulfilling the requirements of NFPA 1001 – Firefighter Level One and Level Two, required (NFPA 1003 preferred).
  • Must have successfully passed the Physical Performance Assessment test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association or the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT) administered by the joint IAFF/IAFC within the past year. Candidates applying utilizing the CPAT must successfully pass the PPA test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association within six (6) months from the date of hire.
  • Current and updated as required RI EMT-B License (also other States that have the reciprocal National Standard Test acceptable to the RI Department of Health – RI license required upon hiring).

 Candidates for this position must successfully complete the following to be placed on the hiring list:

  • Written test (score of 70% or higher) to take place on Monday, November 15, 2021 at RI Airport Corporation. Information on study materials will be provided by RI Airport Corporation.
  • Oral interview (score of 70% or higher).
  • Medical exam.
  • Background, fingerprinting and reference checks.

JOB TITLE:                   ARFF Crash Rescue Crewperson                                

DEPARTMENT:            Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting              

REPORTS TO:             ARFF Captain                                                                         

UNION STATUS:          Union

PAY RATE:                   $42,945 annually

SHIFT:                         TBD

 SUMMARY: Performs firefighter, rescue and emergency medical response duties at the airport and surrounding properties and by Mutual Aide Agreement throughout the region.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives and operates fire apparatus as needed on and off airport property
  • Provide emergency medical response and treatment in accordance with RIDOH Protocols and level of training & equipment
  • Extricates people and bodies at the scene of aircraft incidents
  • Operates various types of fire extinguishers
  • Participates in and maintains training as required by the RIAC, the Department and FAA / FAR 139
  • Performs stand-by duty during aircraft operational periods
  • Performs stand-by duty as needed and assigned for welding and other “hot work” on the AOA.
  • Assist in training airport employees in ARFF and firefighting techniques
  • Performs routine maintenance, cleans, paints and makes repairs to the station, apparatus and equipment within the employees capabilities and responsibilities
  • Makes periodic inspections of buildings, fuel facilities and fuel vehicles and reports potential fire hazards, in accordance with the level of training provided.
  • Cooperates with Federal, State and Local authorities in the conduct of their duties as it relates to ARFF activities
  • May be required to provide security duties and or inspections during periods of heightened threat levels, in accordance with the level of training provided.
  • Other related duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May exercise functional supervision of RIAC employees and Mutual Aide Responders during emergency operations

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

  • A candidate shall be a minimum of 18 years old and be eligible for security badging. 
  • Have a working knowledge of the methods of fire suppression and prevention.
  • Possess the ability to acquire the knowledge and methods used in Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting operations.
  • Must pass a job related Physical Performance Assessment test and remain physically qualified to perform the essential job functions.
  • Upon an offer to hire, candidate must pass a physical examination in accordance with NFPA 1582.
  • Upon an offer to hire, a candidate must submit to fingerprinting and pass a required background check of the previous ten years.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED   (documentation required)
  • Practical experience gained as a member of a municipal, volunteer or military firefighter   (documentation required)
  • A combination of Education and Experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above list 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND REGISTRATIONS: For a candidate to be considered eligible for testing and consideration all requirements must be completed and presented with application.

  • Certificates of completion of course of study fulfilling the requirements of NFPA 1001 – Firefighter Level One and Level Two, required (NFPA 1003 preferred).
  • Must have successfully passed the Physical Performance Assessment test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association or the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT) administered by the joint IAFF/IAFC within the past year. Candidates applying utilizing the CPAT must successfully pass the PPA test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association within six (6) months from the date of hire.
  • Current and updated as required RI EMT-B License (also other States that have the reciprocal National Standard Test acceptable to the RI Department of Health – RI license required upon hiring).
  • Copy of required high school diploma or GED.                                                                                                                                 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those required to be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.                                   

  • Performing fire-fighting tasks (e.g., hoseline operations, extensive crawling, lifting and carrying heavy objects, ventilating roofs or walls using power or hand tools, forcible entry, etc.), rescue operations, and other emergency response actions under stressful conditions while wearing PPE and SCBA, including working in extremely hot or cold environments for prolonged time periods.
  • Wearing a SCBA, with positive pressure face piece or HEPA filter masks which requires the ability to tolerate increased respiratory workloads.
  • Exposure to toxic fumes, irritants, particulates, biological (infectious) and non-biological hazards, and/or heated gases, despite the use of PPE including SCBA.
  • Climbing flights of stairs while wearing fire protective ensemble weighing at least 50 lbs or more and carrying equipment/tools weighing an additional 20 to 40 lbs.
  • Wearing fire protective ensemble that is encapsulating and insulated. Wearing this clothing will result in significant fluid loss that frequently progresses to clinical dehydration and can elevate core temperature to levels exceeding 102.2°F (39°C).
  • Searching, finding, and rescue-dragging or carrying victims ranging from newborns up to adults weighing over 200 lbs. to safety despite hazardous conditions and low visibility.
  • Advancing water-filled hoselines up to 2.5 in. in diameter from fire apparatus to occupancy (approximately 150 ft); can involve negotiating multiple flights of stairs, ladders, and other obstacles.
  • Climbing ladders, operating from heights, walking or crawling in the dark along narrow and uneven surfaces, and operating in proximity to electrical power lines and/or other hazards.
  • Unpredictable emergency requirements for prolonged periods of extreme physical exertion without benefit of warm-up, scheduled rest periods, meals, access to medication(s), or hydration.
  • Operating fire apparatus or other vehicles in an emergency mode with emergency lights and sirens.
  • Critical, time-sensitive, complex problem solving during physical exertion in stressful, hazardous environments (including hot, dark, tightly enclosed spaces), further aggravated by fatigue, flashing lights, sirens, and other distractions.
  • Ability to communicate (give and comprehend verbal orders) while wearing PPE and SCBA under conditions of high background noise, poor visibility, and drenching from hoselines and/or fixed protection systems (sprinklers).
  • Functioning as an integral component of a team, where sudden incapacitation of a member can result in mission failure or in risk of injury or death to civilians or other team members.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Most of the duty shift will be served at the ARFF station.
  • There will be a need to travel to all parts of T. F. Green Airport.
  • There will be occasional travel for the purpose of training or as directed
  • It will often be necessary to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions wearing the required protective equipment provided.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. Rhode Island Airport Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, national origin, veteran’s status, or religion.

 

Title:  Firefighter

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 

Firefighter
Open/Competitive Recruitment
Application Deadline: Continuous

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) is seeking qualified candidates who are interested in joining an all-hazard Fire Department and have a demonstrated commitment to cultivating a positive, collaborative work environment that values teamwork, honesty, respect, recognition, integrity, innovation, versatility, and excellence, to join the dynamic Reno-Tahoe Airport Fire Department as a Firefighter.
There is one position open. In addition, this recruitment is being used to establish a list of eligible candidates that may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur. Applicants must be available for shift work (e.g., 48/96 schedule), on-call, overtime, and stand-by duties. As a condition of employment, incumbents must live within a 60-mile radius of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in order to be able to respond to an emergency callout.
At the RTAA, the Airport Fire Department is a key member of the Operations & Public Safety Department and is responsible for maintaining a constant state of readiness. Airport Firefighters are primarily responsible for aircraft emergency response, structural and wildland fire suppression, motor vehicles accidents, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, and other related emergencies to help provide the public with a safe experience while traveling through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. In addition, firefighters are responsible for maintaining fire vehicles and firefighting equipment and performing job duties in a safe and prudent manner to best protect life and property.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Respond to all aircraft emergencies, fire, EMS, and hazardous materials related emergencies; operate assigned vehicles; connect hoses to hydrants; operate firefighting equipment, pumps, and related equipment.
  • Provide emergency medical services.
  • Participate in all drills and receives training in fire inspection, use of firefighting equipment, firefighting methods, and techniques, and first aid/CPR.
  • Assist Driver/Operators in the cleaning and maintenance of firefighting vehicles, equipment, and facilities.
  • Inspect buildings to determine compliance with RTAA fire prevention rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Inspect aircraft refueling vehicles and storage areas in accordance with the Uniform Fire Code and FAA directives.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports as necessary.
  • Assist in clearing disabled aircraft from active runway; disarm military aircraft ejection seats.
  • Perform salvage operations and place waterproof covers on materials subject to water damage.
  • Act as Driver/Operator as required; may be required to drive and operate fire equipment on a relief basis.
    The physical demands of the work may include:
  • Sufficient clarity of vision to clearly distinguish objects both near and at a distance of 20 feet, peripheral vision, depth perception, night vision, and color vision, to identify vehicles, license plates, markings, access badges, and people.
  • The ability to reach with hands and arms, and sufficient dexterity to enable regular use of hands and fingers to operate firefighting rescue and emergency medical tools and equipment.
  • The ability to stand, run, walk, kneel, crouch down, stoop, crawl, twist, climb.
  • The ability to use safe lifting techniques to regularly lift/carry/push/pull 25-pound objects. In emergencies, may be moving or lifting passengers or equipment exceeding 100 pounds, with or without assistance.
  • The working conditions may include:
    • Performing work under various environmental conditions (within both climate controlled and non-climate controlled environments) involving exposure to cold, heat, and inclement weather.
    • Performing work around moderate to high noise levels, vibrations, fire, chemicals, smoke, ash, debris, and other hazardous materials.

ENTRY SALARY: $54,493 – $79,115 annually. Initial salary placement will be based upon the selected applicant’s previous paid, full time, all risk firefighting experience. In addition, employees are eligible to receive incentive pay for maintaining certain certifications. This is an overtime eligible position.

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 a distinct, defined benefit retirement program (Nevada PERS), employer supported health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays.

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 maintains a drug-free workplace.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent certification.
Required Certifications: Applicants must possess the following valid certifications at the time of application

  • Nevada State and/or National Registry AEMT certification
  • Successful CPAT within the last 12 months
  • Preferred Certification: –
    • Firefighter I/II
    • Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) Operations Level
    • Nevada State and/or National Registry Paramedic
    • IFSAC/Pro-Board Basic ARFF certification

Copies of these certifications must be electronically attached to the application. Applications lacking this required documentation will be disqualified from further consideration.

Required Licenses: A Valid Class B Driver’s License with F endorsement at time of application.
Conditions of Continuing Employment: If the required certifications/licenses are from another state, incumbents will be required to obtain State of Nevada certificates/licenses within thirty (30) days of hire. Incumbents are required to maintain current State of Nevada certifications/licenses. Incumbents will be required to successfully complete Airport Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) training and will be required to maintain a current ARFF certification.

HOW TO APPLY:
A fully completed official online RTAA Employment Application must be received in order to be considered. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made. Applications for RTAA jobs are only accepted through an online process. For more information about this opportunity and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/renoairport/.

The RTAA Employment Application is the primary screening tool to determine an applicant’s qualifications. A resume may be submitted in addition to, but not in lieu of, completing the RTAA Employment Application. While you may submit a resume, it is supplemental and will not be used to determine whether or not you have met the minimum qualifications. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your RTAA Employment Application.

We strongly encourage applicants to review our online application instructions, available at the top of the RTAA Career webpage, before submitting the application to help ensure it has been completed in a manner consistent with our requirements as failure to complete the application as required will result in your application being disqualified from further consideration. Below is a summary of our requirements:

  • Completed all sections on the RTAA Employment Application.
  • Provided detailed information to address how you meet and/or exceed minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Provided a minimum of five (5) years of employment history.
  • Explained any gaps in employment of six (6) months or more within the “Work History” section. To explain gaps, add a new employer, write what was occurring under the “Name of Employer” (e.g., unemployed, student, etc.), and list dates. Please note, a statement in the “Reason for Leaving Section” is not sufficient to address gaps in employment.
  • If you had more than one (1) position with the same employer, separately list each position and the time you were in that position.

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 Human Resources Office at (775) 328-6450 or hr@renoairport.com.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Review of Application: After submission, the application will be reviewed to determine if it is complete and if minimum qualifications are met. For those candidates found to meet minimum qualifications, the next step of the process will be an application evaluation.

Application Evaluation: It is essential that applications include detailed information regarding their education and experience to enable evaluation of the application, as only the information contained in the application may be considered. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the testing and selection process. Only the most highly qualified applicants will be considered for advancement to the testing and selection process. The RTAA will communicate with qualified applicants via email, so it is critical that applicants ensure their email address is accurate on the application and the email is one that the applicant checks regularly.

Testing and Selection Process: The testing and selection process may include written examinations to demonstrate job-related knowledge and/or human relations skills; practical exercises or assessment centers to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks and manipulative skill and knowledge of firefighting tactics; employment interviews (oral or written); physical agility tests to demonstrate ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job; or any combination thereof. Applicants must successfully pass all parts of the testing and selection process to be considered for hire.

Pre-Employment Requirements: The RTAA requires each candidate to successfully complete an employment history verification, reference check, and background check prior to being considered for employment. All employment offers are subject to the successful completion/passing of post-offer physical and psychological examinations, a drug-screening test, a fingerprint criminal history records check, and an Airport Security Badging test.

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 maintains a drug-free workplace.

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 

Jobs Listing

Title:  Airport Firefighter

Location:  Snohomish County

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply To:  http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/2553

SNOHOMISH COUNTY
invites applications for the position of:

AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER

SALARY:     

$6,041.71  –  $7,845.70        Monthly
$72,500.52 –  $94,148.40   Annually

OPENING DATE:
10/25/21

CLOSING DATE:
Continuous

Snohomish County Airport is seeking to hire an Airport Firefighter.

Position will remain open until filled with first review of applications on FEBRUARY 21, 2021.

Paine Field Airport Snohomish County offers outstanding benefits and competitive wages, jobflexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmospherewhere employees are appreciated and make a real difference to the citizens we provide servicesto Snohomish County is thriving and is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. Westrive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career at Snohomish County. Visit our New Employee Benefits Summary for information about employee benefits.

NOTE: Per Governor Inslee’s
Proclamation 21-14  employees mustbe fully vaccinated. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose ina two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Please note that any offer ofemployment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having anapproved medical accommodation, or having an approved religious accommodation. No startdate will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved accommodation. Please do not attach your vaccination verification to your application as itwill be removed. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

BASIC FUNCTION
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To protect the general public from injury or property loss through fire fighting activities, firstaid, aircraft rescue and fire fighting, hazardous materials and airport security.

JOB DUTIES:

STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
1.
Performs general fire fighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing fires; laysout and connects hose; holds nozzles and directs water streams; raises and climbsladders.
2.
Operates various pieces of fire apparatus including pumps and aerial ladders; cleans andservices assigned apparatus and maintains it in a condition of readiness; uses chemicalextinguishers, bars, hooks and lines.
3.
Removes persons from dangers; administers first aid to injured persons; performs salvageoperations such as placing salvage covers, sweeping water and removing debris.
4.
Participates in fire drills and attends classes in fire fighting, first aid and related subjects;inspects county buildings to insure observance of fire safety regulations.
5. Performs general maintenance work on the upkeep of fire fighting equipment; cleans andwashes walls and floors; makes minor repairs, washes, hangs and dries hose; washes,cleans and polishes apparatus.
6. Performs security duties inside fenced area of the airport to help insure safe operatingconditions for aircraft and personnel.
7. Conducts training classes for the public and for other fire fighters on medical aid, firefighting and code compliance.
8. Completes and maintains documents, reports and records that are related to theperformance of duties and training events.

STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
1. 
Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
One (1) year as a professional fire fighter OR two (2) years as a part-paid/volunteer firefighter OR three (3) years as a military ARFF fire fighter; OR, any combination of experienceand/or training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Candidate mustcurrently be a certified EMT. Must pass job related tests.

DEFINITIONS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
“One year as a professional fire fighter” means that the candidate has at least one year of full-time employment as a professional fire fighter in a public, municipal or fire district firedepartment. The candidate must have successfully passed the probationary period in his/herdepartment and have been assigned to a fire fighting position on a regular shift schedule.Experience as a professional fire fighter must be within the prior twelve months. 

“Two years of volunteer/part-paid fire fighter experience” means that the candidate has at leasttwo years continuous service in a public, municipal or fire district fire department that has anactive part-paid program. The candidate must have successfully passed the probationary periodin his/her department and have been assigned to a fire fighting position. The candidate musthave annually logged a minimum of 600 hours assigned residence/sleeper or on-duty time. Experience as a volunteer fire fighter must be within the prior twelve months.

“Three years of military ARFF fire fighter experience” means that the candidate has a minimumof three years service in any branch of the U.S. military where his/her primary assignment is orwas as an aircraft fire fighter. Experience as a military ARFF fire fighter must be within the priortwelve months.

“Current and valid EMT certification” means that the candidate currently holds a certification asan Emergency Medical Technician, which is recognized in the State of Washington and can beregistered in Snohomish County without further training.

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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
A valid State of Washington Driver’s License is required for employment.

Must secure and maintain a valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s License orcomplete the Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention (EVAP) program within one year ofemployment. You will be a candidate for random drug and alcohol testing.

Must pass a fingerprint-based Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) as required by theTSA.

Ability to successfully complete the training of the Washington State Fire Academy asrequired.

Must maintain a valid EMT Certification.
A job offer will be conditioned on satisfactory results of a post-offer medical examination orinquiry.

Must pass Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) prior to employment. After employmentan annual physical is required.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Ability to:
perform strenuous physical tasks under hazardous conditions understand and execute oral or written instructions deal courteously and tactfully with the general public establish and maintain effective work relationships with superiors, co-workers and medical examiner staff learn to operate a variety of fire fighting apparatus in a safe manner learn a variety of fire fighting techniques and duties;deal with the public on airport securityand fire inspection matters in a positive, non-aggressive manner

PHYSICAL EFFORT
The work requires performance of hazardous tasks under emergency conditions whichinvolves strenuous exertion under severe handicaps.

SUPERVISION
Employees report to the Fire Chief, Fire Captain or Fire Lieutenant as assigned. Fire fightingwork is performed under close supervision. General maintenance and security work is performedunder general supervision and may be spot checked to ensure timely completion andcompliance with standards and procedures. Specific instructions are usually given for unusual ornon-routine tasks.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. The work mayinvolve working from ladders at considerable heights. Employees are exposed to a variety ofhazards such as working in and around burning structures and gasoline or high voltage powerlines, and are exposed to dust, gases, inclement weather, and so on. Employees are required towork evenings, weekends and holidays on a 24-hour shift as required by the labor agreement.

Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
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APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/2553
3000 Rockefeller Ave M/S 503
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 388-3411
Human.Resources@snoco.org
Position #2021-00410
AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER
CC

Airport Firefighter Supplemental Questionnaire
1. 
Have you completed the required testing and are you on the Snohomish County FireDepartment – Paine Field list at National Testing Network?

___Yes  I have not completed the required testing but will complete testing prior to myapplication being considered for this position.
___No

2. Do you have a current CPAT Certification?
____Yes
____No

3.  Have you successfully completed a 12 week/480 hour IFSAC FFI, Hazmat Awarenessand Operations program?
____Yes
____No

4.  The Airport Fire Department requires at least one year of full-time, two years part-paid/volunteer, or three years military ARFF firefighter experience. Please select thelevel of experience you have.

____ One year or more as a full-time firefighter
____ Two years or more as a part paid/ volunteer firefighter
____ Three years or more of military ARFF experience
____ I do not have the required experience.

5.  Do you possess or can you obtain prior to appointment, a valid Washington StateDriver License, unrestricted except as to vision?
____Yes
____No, but I can obtain one prior to appointment
____No. I am unable to obtain a Washington State Driver License.

6.  Do you have, or can you obtain a valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s Licenseor complete the Emergency Vehicle Accident Prevention (EVAP) program within oneyear of employment? (select one)
____Yes, I have a valid Washington State CDL
____Yes, I have completed the EVAP program.
____I will be able to obtain a CDL or complete the EVAP program within one year ofemployment.
____No. I am unable to complete this requirement within one year of employment

7.  Do you possess a Washington State or National Registry EMT certificate that can beregistered in Snohomish County with no further training?
____Yes
____No, but I can have it registered once I am employed.
____No, I am unable to register my EMT certification in Washington State

8.  Do you have IFSAC FFII certification?
____Yes
____No

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9.  Do you have ARFF (139.321) 40 hour basic certification?
____Yes
____No

10.  Do you have First Aid/CPR Instructor certification?
____Yes
____No

11.  Do you possess an Instructor I certificate?
____Yes
____No

* Answers are Required For All Questions

Jobs Listing

Title: ARFF Crash Rescue Crewperson

Location:  Rhode Island Airport Corporation

Job Information: DESCRIPTION:

Please Apply by E-Mail To:  resume@pvdairport.com

EXTERNAL POSTING
CERTIFIED HIRING LIST
PVN# 2021-16

Applicants should submit a resume and required documentation to resume@pvdairport.com   by Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

The following must also be submitted:

  • Certificates of completion of course of study fulfilling the requirements of NFPA 1001 – Firefighter Level One and Level Two, required (NFPA 1003 preferred).
  • Must have successfully passed the Physical Performance Assessment test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association or the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT) administered by the joint IAFF/IAFC within the past year. Candidates applying utilizing the CPAT must successfully pass the PPA test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association within six (6) months from the date of hire.
  • Current and updated as required RI EMT-B License (also other States that have the reciprocal National Standard Test acceptable to the RI Department of Health – RI license required upon hiring).

 Candidates for this position must successfully complete the following to be placed on the hiring list:

  • Written test (score of 70% or higher) to take place on Monday, November 15, 2021 at RI Airport Corporation. Information on study materials will be provided by RI Airport Corporation.
  • Oral interview (score of 70% or higher).
  • Medical exam.
  • Background, fingerprinting and reference checks.

JOB TITLE:                   ARFF Crash Rescue Crewperson                                

DEPARTMENT:            Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting              

REPORTS TO:             ARFF Captain                                                                         

UNION STATUS:          Union

PAY RATE:                   $42,945 annually

SHIFT:                         TBD

 SUMMARY: Performs firefighter, rescue and emergency medical response duties at the airport and surrounding properties and by Mutual Aide Agreement throughout the region.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives and operates fire apparatus as needed on and off airport property
  • Provide emergency medical response and treatment in accordance with RIDOH Protocols and level of training & equipment
  • Extricates people and bodies at the scene of aircraft incidents
  • Operates various types of fire extinguishers
  • Participates in and maintains training as required by the RIAC, the Department and FAA / FAR 139
  • Performs stand-by duty during aircraft operational periods
  • Performs stand-by duty as needed and assigned for welding and other “hot work” on the AOA.
  • Assist in training airport employees in ARFF and firefighting techniques
  • Performs routine maintenance, cleans, paints and makes repairs to the station, apparatus and equipment within the employees capabilities and responsibilities
  • Makes periodic inspections of buildings, fuel facilities and fuel vehicles and reports potential fire hazards, in accordance with the level of training provided.
  • Cooperates with Federal, State and Local authorities in the conduct of their duties as it relates to ARFF activities
  • May be required to provide security duties and or inspections during periods of heightened threat levels, in accordance with the level of training provided.
  • Other related duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May exercise functional supervision of RIAC employees and Mutual Aide Responders during emergency operations

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

  • A candidate shall be a minimum of 18 years old and be eligible for security badging. 
  • Have a working knowledge of the methods of fire suppression and prevention.
  • Possess the ability to acquire the knowledge and methods used in Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting operations.
  • Must pass a job related Physical Performance Assessment test and remain physically qualified to perform the essential job functions.
  • Upon an offer to hire, candidate must pass a physical examination in accordance with NFPA 1582.
  • Upon an offer to hire, a candidate must submit to fingerprinting and pass a required background check of the previous ten years.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED   (documentation required)
  • Practical experience gained as a member of a municipal, volunteer or military firefighter   (documentation required)
  • A combination of Education and Experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above list 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND REGISTRATIONS: For a candidate to be considered eligible for testing and consideration all requirements must be completed and presented with application.

  • Certificates of completion of course of study fulfilling the requirements of NFPA 1001 – Firefighter Level One and Level Two, required (NFPA 1003 preferred).
  • Must have successfully passed the Physical Performance Assessment test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association or the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT) administered by the joint IAFF/IAFC within the past year. Candidates applying utilizing the CPAT must successfully pass the PPA test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association within six (6) months from the date of hire.
  • Current and updated as required RI EMT-B License (also other States that have the reciprocal National Standard Test acceptable to the RI Department of Health – RI license required upon hiring).
  • Copy of required high school diploma or GED.                                                                                                                                 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those required to be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.                                   

  • Performing fire-fighting tasks (e.g., hoseline operations, extensive crawling, lifting and carrying heavy objects, ventilating roofs or walls using power or hand tools, forcible entry, etc.), rescue operations, and other emergency response actions under stressful conditions while wearing PPE and SCBA, including working in extremely hot or cold environments for prolonged time periods.
  • Wearing a SCBA, with positive pressure face piece or HEPA filter masks which requires the ability to tolerate increased respiratory workloads.
  • Exposure to toxic fumes, irritants, particulates, biological (infectious) and non-biological hazards, and/or heated gases, despite the use of PPE including SCBA.
  • Climbing flights of stairs while wearing fire protective ensemble weighing at least 50 lbs or more and carrying equipment/tools weighing an additional 20 to 40 lbs.
  • Wearing fire protective ensemble that is encapsulating and insulated. Wearing this clothing will result in significant fluid loss that frequently progresses to clinical dehydration and can elevate core temperature to levels exceeding 102.2°F (39°C).
  • Searching, finding, and rescue-dragging or carrying victims ranging from newborns up to adults weighing over 200 lbs. to safety despite hazardous conditions and low visibility.
  • Advancing water-filled hoselines up to 2.5 in. in diameter from fire apparatus to occupancy (approximately 150 ft); can involve negotiating multiple flights of stairs, ladders, and other obstacles.
  • Climbing ladders, operating from heights, walking or crawling in the dark along narrow and uneven surfaces, and operating in proximity to electrical power lines and/or other hazards.
  • Unpredictable emergency requirements for prolonged periods of extreme physical exertion without benefit of warm-up, scheduled rest periods, meals, access to medication(s), or hydration.
  • Operating fire apparatus or other vehicles in an emergency mode with emergency lights and sirens.
  • Critical, time-sensitive, complex problem solving during physical exertion in stressful, hazardous environments (including hot, dark, tightly enclosed spaces), further aggravated by fatigue, flashing lights, sirens, and other distractions.
  • Ability to communicate (give and comprehend verbal orders) while wearing PPE and SCBA under conditions of high background noise, poor visibility, and drenching from hoselines and/or fixed protection systems (sprinklers).
  • Functioning as an integral component of a team, where sudden incapacitation of a member can result in mission failure or in risk of injury or death to civilians or other team members.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Most of the duty shift will be served at the ARFF station.
  • There will be a need to travel to all parts of T. F. Green Airport.
  • There will be occasional travel for the purpose of training or as directed
  • It will often be necessary to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions wearing the required protective equipment provided.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. Rhode Island Airport Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, national origin, veteran’s status, or religion.

 

Title:  Firefighter

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 

Firefighter
Open/Competitive Recruitment
Application Deadline: Continuous

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) is seeking qualified candidates who are interested in joining an all-hazard Fire Department and have a demonstrated commitment to cultivating a positive, collaborative work environment that values teamwork, honesty, respect, recognition, integrity, innovation, versatility, and excellence, to join the dynamic Reno-Tahoe Airport Fire Department as a Firefighter.
There is one position open. In addition, this recruitment is being used to establish a list of eligible candidates that may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur. Applicants must be available for shift work (e.g., 48/96 schedule), on-call, overtime, and stand-by duties. As a condition of employment, incumbents must live within a 60-mile radius of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in order to be able to respond to an emergency callout.
At the RTAA, the Airport Fire Department is a key member of the Operations & Public Safety Department and is responsible for maintaining a constant state of readiness. Airport Firefighters are primarily responsible for aircraft emergency response, structural and wildland fire suppression, motor vehicles accidents, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, and other related emergencies to help provide the public with a safe experience while traveling through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. In addition, firefighters are responsible for maintaining fire vehicles and firefighting equipment and performing job duties in a safe and prudent manner to best protect life and property.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Respond to all aircraft emergencies, fire, EMS, and hazardous materials related emergencies; operate assigned vehicles; connect hoses to hydrants; operate firefighting equipment, pumps, and related equipment.
  • Provide emergency medical services.
  • Participate in all drills and receives training in fire inspection, use of firefighting equipment, firefighting methods, and techniques, and first aid/CPR.
  • Assist Driver/Operators in the cleaning and maintenance of firefighting vehicles, equipment, and facilities.
  • Inspect buildings to determine compliance with RTAA fire prevention rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Inspect aircraft refueling vehicles and storage areas in accordance with the Uniform Fire Code and FAA directives.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports as necessary.
  • Assist in clearing disabled aircraft from active runway; disarm military aircraft ejection seats.
  • Perform salvage operations and place waterproof covers on materials subject to water damage.
  • Act as Driver/Operator as required; may be required to drive and operate fire equipment on a relief basis.
    The physical demands of the work may include:
  • Sufficient clarity of vision to clearly distinguish objects both near and at a distance of 20 feet, peripheral vision, depth perception, night vision, and color vision, to identify vehicles, license plates, markings, access badges, and people.
  • The ability to reach with hands and arms, and sufficient dexterity to enable regular use of hands and fingers to operate firefighting rescue and emergency medical tools and equipment.
  • The ability to stand, run, walk, kneel, crouch down, stoop, crawl, twist, climb.
  • The ability to use safe lifting techniques to regularly lift/carry/push/pull 25-pound objects. In emergencies, may be moving or lifting passengers or equipment exceeding 100 pounds, with or without assistance.
  • The working conditions may include:
    • Performing work under various environmental conditions (within both climate controlled and non-climate controlled environments) involving exposure to cold, heat, and inclement weather.
    • Performing work around moderate to high noise levels, vibrations, fire, chemicals, smoke, ash, debris, and other hazardous materials.

ENTRY SALARY: $54,493 – $79,115 annually. Initial salary placement will be based upon the selected applicant’s previous paid, full time, all risk firefighting experience. In addition, employees are eligible to receive incentive pay for maintaining certain certifications. This is an overtime eligible position.

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 a distinct, defined benefit retirement program (Nevada PERS), employer supported health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays.

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 maintains a drug-free workplace.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent certification.
Required Certifications: Applicants must possess the following valid certifications at the time of application

  • Nevada State and/or National Registry AEMT certification
  • Successful CPAT within the last 12 months
  • Preferred Certification: –
    • Firefighter I/II
    • Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) Operations Level
    • Nevada State and/or National Registry Paramedic
    • IFSAC/Pro-Board Basic ARFF certification

Copies of these certifications must be electronically attached to the application. Applications lacking this required documentation will be disqualified from further consideration.

Required Licenses: A Valid Class B Driver’s License with F endorsement at time of application.
Conditions of Continuing Employment: If the required certifications/licenses are from another state, incumbents will be required to obtain State of Nevada certificates/licenses within thirty (30) days of hire. Incumbents are required to maintain current State of Nevada certifications/licenses. Incumbents will be required to successfully complete Airport Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) training and will be required to maintain a current ARFF certification.

HOW TO APPLY:
A fully completed official online RTAA Employment Application must be received in order to be considered. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made. Applications for RTAA jobs are only accepted through an online process. For more information about this opportunity and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/renoairport/.

The RTAA Employment Application is the primary screening tool to determine an applicant’s qualifications. A resume may be submitted in addition to, but not in lieu of, completing the RTAA Employment Application. While you may submit a resume, it is supplemental and will not be used to determine whether or not you have met the minimum qualifications. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your RTAA Employment Application.

We strongly encourage applicants to review our online application instructions, available at the top of the RTAA Career webpage, before submitting the application to help ensure it has been completed in a manner consistent with our requirements as failure to complete the application as required will result in your application being disqualified from further consideration. Below is a summary of our requirements:

  • Completed all sections on the RTAA Employment Application.
  • Provided detailed information to address how you meet and/or exceed minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Provided a minimum of five (5) years of employment history.
  • Explained any gaps in employment of six (6) months or more within the “Work History” section. To explain gaps, add a new employer, write what was occurring under the “Name of Employer” (e.g., unemployed, student, etc.), and list dates. Please note, a statement in the “Reason for Leaving Section” is not sufficient to address gaps in employment.
  • If you had more than one (1) position with the same employer, separately list each position and the time you were in that position.

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 Human Resources Office at (775) 328-6450 or hr@renoairport.com.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Review of Application: After submission, the application will be reviewed to determine if it is complete and if minimum qualifications are met. For those candidates found to meet minimum qualifications, the next step of the process will be an application evaluation.

Application Evaluation: It is essential that applications include detailed information regarding their education and experience to enable evaluation of the application, as only the information contained in the application may be considered. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the testing and selection process. Only the most highly qualified applicants will be considered for advancement to the testing and selection process. The RTAA will communicate with qualified applicants via email, so it is critical that applicants ensure their email address is accurate on the application and the email is one that the applicant checks regularly.

Testing and Selection Process: The testing and selection process may include written examinations to demonstrate job-related knowledge and/or human relations skills; practical exercises or assessment centers to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks and manipulative skill and knowledge of firefighting tactics; employment interviews (oral or written); physical agility tests to demonstrate ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job; or any combination thereof. Applicants must successfully pass all parts of the testing and selection process to be considered for hire.

Pre-Employment Requirements: The RTAA requires each candidate to successfully complete an employment history verification, reference check, and background check prior to being considered for employment. All employment offers are subject to the successful completion/passing of post-offer physical and psychological examinations, a drug-screening test, a fingerprint criminal history records check, and an Airport Security Badging test.

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 maintains a drug-free workplace.

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.
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.

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