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Title Deputy Chief
Location Panama City, FL
Job Information

The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is currently seeking applications for the position of Deputy Fire Chief.

The application period will remain open until such time as the position is filled.

After reviewing the Job Description, interested applicants should forward a Resume to the attention of:

Patty Mitchell

Executive Assistant

6300 West Bay Parkway, Box A

Panama City, FL 32409

Or via email to:

DEPARTMENT: Fire Department
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2016 PAY GRADE: 13 ($39,740 – $59,609)

DEFINITION: This position performs all duties and functions pertaining to aircraft rescue and firefighting and requires administrative, management and technical skills. This is a working supervisory position assisting the Airport Fire Chief with the development, direction and control of the Airport Fire Department. The Deputy Chief is responsible for the management of daily departmental activities and participates along with the Fire Chief in taking command of rescue and firefighting operations. In the absence of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief serves as acting Fire Chief.

Work is performed in accordance with Airport and Fire Department regulations, is subject to review by the Fire Chief, but also requires the exercising of independent judgement. The Deputy Fire Chief has general supervision over all ARFF Officers and Firefighters within the organization. Work is reviewed by observation as well as reports submitted to the Fire Chief and, in the absence or disability of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief directs all operations and functions of the ARFF Department.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Assists the Fire Chief in the management of the department. Responds to incidents both on-duty and off-duty, determines what equipment and/or resources are necessary for incident mitigation, and directs operations until relieved by the Fire Chief. Supervises, plans, directs and coordinates the activities of all ARFF Officers and Firefighters. Performs assigned administrative and technical duties pertaining to training of ARFF Personnel in compliance with departmental, airport, and FAA requirements. Conducts drills and gives instructions in firefighting and rescue techniques. Directs and oversees inspection of buildings and premises for familiarization purposes. Reports needed repairs and/or maintenance of all vehicles and equipment. Coordinates safety inspections of fuel farm, fuel truck(s) and other airport facilities as required. Assists in the coordination and implementation of fire safety and accident prevention programs, including the training of personnel, tenants and customers. Assures compliance with the Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) and airport safety matters as set forth in FAR Part 139. Conducts performance evaluations of assigned personnel and performs other duties as assigned. Makes reports concerning personnel and activities. Actively participates in the formulation and presentation of the Fire Department budget, specifications for apparatus, and equipment replacement programs. Supervises subordinate officers and has the authority to approve leave, recommend employment, promotion(s), disciplinary action and/or dismissal. Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have a thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures and equipment used in modern firefighting and prevention for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting. Must possess considerable knowledge of fire hazards, fire prevention, hazardous materials, and protective methods, and must be able to determine and appraise hazardous conditions. Must be able to develop a thorough knowledge of the geography of the airport, airport facilities, water mains, fire hydrants, and major fire hazards. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, tenants and customers along with the ability to communicate, educate, and present information to fellow employees, tenants, and customers in both oral and written form. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must have the ability to assist in the formulation and administration of the Fire Department budget.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance or ability to obtain certification within six months; Associate’s Degree in Management or Fire Service related field; five years of progressively responsible firefighting experience, preferably in ARFF / Airport Operations, with three of those years in a supervisory capacity at the rank of Captain or above. Must be physically fit and pass a pre-employment drug screen as well as periodic testing in accordance with airport policy. Must pass a 10-year fingerprint based criminal history records check as required by the Transportation Security Administration; Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License and be insurable by the Airport Authority’s insurance carrier. A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis for the minimum qualifications, airport experience is preferred.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION: ARFF Firefighter Certification; State of Florida Fire Officer I or above; State of Florida Fire Instructor I or above; State of Florida Fire Inspector I or above; EMT or Paramedic License; Bachelor’s Degree in Management or Fire Service related field.

*Note: To be acceptable as a Minimum or Desired Qualification, any certification or license presented for review must be current.

Title Fire Safety Officer
Location Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int
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Open Until Filled

APPLY AT:*773F54BC36896A60

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Title Firefighter
Location Wake Island, HI
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Company Hiring:

Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc.

Summary/General Description of Job:

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

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):


 High school diploma or equivalent

 Three (3) years’ experience controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized

military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade

 Certified Firefighter I/II                                         (DoD, PROBOARD, or IFSAC)

 Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations     (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)

 Certified Driver Operator – Pumper                     (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)

 Certified Driver Operator – ARFF                         (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)

 Mobile Water Supply (MWS)                                 (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)

 Certified Airport Firefighter                                   (DoD, PROBOARD, or, IFSAC)

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Title Fire Instructor
Job Information

Our strengths: Pro-active team members

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


Strategic Fire Solutions (SFS)

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

Your next career move should be strategic!

Who you are

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

What you will be doing

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

What we can we do for you

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

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

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

Location McMurdo or South Pole Antarctica
Job Information

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

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

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


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

Firefighter, Lieutenant:

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

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

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

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

Please apply at