ARFF Firefighter in Wynnewood, OK

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

POSITION: AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER / Northeast Oklahoma Operations



The purpose of this posting is to solicit interest from qualified candidates that may be interested in the unique challenges and pace of working as an airport firefighter within the northeast Oklahoma area. If you are interested in a career with Rural Metro Fire in the northeast Oklahoma area, please submit your application for consideration to this job announcement. You will be the first to be contacted when our hiring team begins recruiting for positions. This posting is may be used in the future to identify potential candidates for existing operations.


Job Summary:

Under supervision, the Airport Firefighter performs work in controlling and extinguishing fires; rescuing persons endangered by aircraft crash or fire, or by structural fire; preventing fire by reducing or eliminating potential fire hazards; responding to and providing assistance for medical aid calls, vehicle accidents, and Hazmat incidents.


Essential Functions: The following functions and all other functions not included in this job description are to be performed in the best interests and for the greater good of Rural Metro Fire.

  • Perform firefighting and rescue operations as mandated by Federal Aviation Regulations Part 139, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF); be familiar with aircraft types.
  • Respond to calls for assistance; monitor, receive, record and disseminate information during routine or emergency situations; maintain daily logs and prepare other required reports.
  • Fight, control, extinguish aircraft, structural, natural cover, and miscellaneous fires including performance of rescue operations.
  • Drive and operate aircraft crash rescue and structural firefighting apparatus.
  • Perform hose lays, ladder and pump operations, salvage and overhaul operations.
  • Respond to fuel spills, hazardous material incidents, and conduct standby operations.
  • Assist in the fuel operations inspection process.
  • Ensure vehicles and equipment is operational for emergency response.
  • Be responsive to airport security and other emergencies and situations that may involve loss of human life or property; emergencies may include operations, police, fire and emergency medical services.
  • Operate and effectively perform radio communication functions, including use of multijurisdictional frequencies, for emergency and non-emergency events; communication may involve TAA departments, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT), Transportation Security Administration (TSA); and other airport operators.
  • Utilize Incident Management System (ICS)/National Incident Management System (NIMS) protocols and procedures; coordinate and/or participate in after-action emergency de-briefing with appropriate departments and stakeholders.
  • Protect life and property and provide public safety within departmental policies and guidelines.
  • Perform fire prevention duties:
    • Perform building inspections.
    • Test fire hydrants and fire protection systems.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain fire prevention programs.
    • Maintain appropriate records.
    • Respond to citizen calls for assistance in prevention and inspection matters.
    • Develop a working knowledge of tenant leases and airport rules and regulations.
    • Issue work permits for use of open flame.
    • Issue confined space permits.
    • Conduct extinguisher training for airport employees.
    • Develop evacuation plans for customer owned and occupied buildings.
    • Inspect and maintain portable fire extinguishers.
  • Maintain station facilities.
  • Maintain a positive, high profile within the airport community.
  • Engage in public relations activities; conduct tours.
  • Complete all required company, firefighter and sit-specific training requirements


The above listed functions are not necessarily all the essential functions. Job duties and functions may be expanded or reduced by management based on future changing needs and job requirements.



  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • US Citizen with GED or High School Diploma
  • Valid drivers' license and driving history acceptable to the customer
  • Ability to pass a background check acceptable to customer
  • Ability to pass pre-employment Firefighter/DOT physical, Drug Screen, and Physical Ability Test (PAT)
  • Ability to pass S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) fingerprint and background investigations.
  • Ability to obtain driver qualifications on all apparatus within one (1) year of appointment
  • Minimum two (2) years full time firefighting experience
  • IFSAC or NPQS Firefighter I/II
  • IFSAC or NPQS Haz Mat Operations
  • IFSAC or NPQS Airport Firefighter
  • State of Oklahoma EMT-Basic
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 or ability to obtain within six (6) months of appointment
  • Current AHA CPR (Professional Rescuer Level)


Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • IFSAC or NPQS Firefighter I/II
  • IFSAC or NPQS Haz Mat Operations
  • IFSAC or NPQS Airport Firefighter
  • State of Oklahoma EMT-Basic
    • Valid Drivers’ license and acceptable driving history.
  • Ability to pass S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) fingerprint and background investigations.
  • Meet and maintain the ability to drive airport vehicles and obtain authorization to access the Non-Movement Area and Movement Area on the Air Operations Area (AOA), including aircraft crash/rescue and structural firefighting apparatus.
    • Must successfully complete the National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800, course requirements and certification within the first year of assuming the position.
    • Must have the ability to pass an annual respirator fit test.
    • As an employee, you are deemed to be essential personnel as part of TAA’s emergency response, and must respond to airport incidents, as requested/required.

EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled


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