AMR

  • Firefighter/Paramedic Airport

    Requisition ID
    2018-2392
    Category
    Field Operations
    Employment Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Job Description

    Title: Firefighter Airport

    FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

     

    Position 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. This job description applies to both full-time and part-time employees.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    Fire Suppression

    • Responds to and mitigates emergency incidents including, but not limited to, structural fires, aircraft accidents and/or fires, medical emergencies, automobile accidents, hazardous materials releases and confined space emergencies, terrorist related emergencies, mutual aid requests and weather related emergencies.
    • Participates in hazard reduction strategies, including risk assessments, safety audits of airside and landside sectors and other airport/customer facilities to enforce policies and fire codes used by the airport/customer, to include the issuance of required permits.
    • Inspects fuel storage areas and fuel service vehicles in accordance with airport/customer policy and FAR Part 139.
    • Performs runway safety inspections / self-inspections and runway friction monitoring.

     

    Emergency Medical Services

    • Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations, providing emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle, and transferring patients to medical facilities.
    • Treat patients in accordance with level of training (first responder or EMT-B) and established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.

     

    Maintenance

    • Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.
    • Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to their immediate supervisor.
    • Perform daily maintenance of facilities by cleaning, inspecting, and any other facility maintenance deemed necessary.

     

    Administrative

    • Completes/Provides detailed written fire/EMS reports and fire station records as required.
    • Obtain thorough knowledge of corporate policies and local Fire Standard Operating Guidelines.

     

    Training

    • Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training
    • Participates in continuing education training courses to ensure FAA competencies are maintained at all times.
    • Participates in the on-going technical and practical training within the airport as required.

     

    Customer Service

    • Provides cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, airport staff, local fire and EMS departments, and other state, local and federal agencies.
    • Participates in the Fire Department Public Education program by promoting fire safety through tours of the station, safety briefings, extinguisher classes and informational flyers.

     

    Communications

    • Operates and inspects communications equipment.
    • Conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner and in accordance with airport and /FAA policies.
    • Prepare written documents for internal and external audiences.

     

    Compliance

    • Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
    • Must participate in scheduled and unscheduled onsite compliance audits.
    • Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.
    • Complies with all company and customer policies and procedures.
    • Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period.
    • Must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.

     

    Qualifications

    • Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in accordance with Rural/Metro policy. DUI within last 5 years is disqualifying. 
    • Must be able to work any shift assigned, including nights, holidays and weekends to include scheduled and unscheduled overtime and as needed on an emergency basis.
    • Must pass airfield/customer driving test; and obtain/maintain Ramp, Apron, and Airfield driving clearances as required.
    • Must pass FBI fingerprint-based criminal history records check to obtain/maintain an airport/customer security badge.
    • Must meet local standards pertaining to qualifications, training and/or eligibility for promotion or placement. 

     

    Certifications:

    • The following certifications are required as a condition of employment and maintained for continuous employment:
    • Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate
    • Must be certified as an NFPA 1001 Firefighter II (State, IFSAC, or Pro-Board issued);
    • Must be certified to the NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials-Operations-Level (State, IFSAC, or Pro-Board issued).
    • Must be certified as an NFPA 1003 Airport Firefighter (State, IFSAC, Pro-Board issued) or completion of an FAA 40-hour approved course. 

    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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