Fire Fighter Job Description Sample
WHY JOIN US
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.
WHY WE EXIST
Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.
Major Function: Performs fire rescue duties combating, extinguishing, and preventing various types of fires and basic life support emergency medical duties in treating illnesses or injuries.
Distinguishing Features: Employees in this class perform duties of more than average difficulty requiring reasonable initiative and independent judgment under general supervision.
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue provides fire suppression and emergency medical services for the unincorporated areas of Hillsborough County. From its beginnings in the 1950s as an all-volunteer force, HCFR has seen many changes. Since hiring our first full-time career firefighters in 1973, the department has steadily evolved into one the largest, most progressive departments in the state, answering more than 100,000 calls for service per year.
City Information: Hillsborough County covers more than 1,200 square miles of urban, suburban, and rural areas with a diverse population of more than 1.2 million. The cities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City are within the county. We have 160 miles of coastline; lakes, rivers, professional sports, and a wide variety of activities for any interests. Hot summers give way to mild winters and beautiful weather for the rest of the year.
Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Firefighter's Certificate of Compliance; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician certification; and
Successfully passing the National Testing Network (NTN) administered Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) through 09/01/2019; and
Completion of the NTN Fire Team Test through 09/01/2019; and
Possession of a valid Florida Driver License.
New employees must obtain a State of Florida Paramedic Certification within 3 years of their hire date as a condition of employment.
This position requires FireTEAM testing and a valid CPAT. Please note test scores must be valid at the time of application submittal.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Working knowledge of fire fighting and search and rescue methods and techniques.
Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations governing emergency vehicle operations.
Working knowledge of safe driving techniques for emergency vehicles.
Working knowledge of fire fighting and hazardous materials terminology.
Working knowledge of characteristics of fire.
Working knowledge of standard fire fighting and rescue tools and equipment and their correct use.
Working knowledge of roads, streets, hospitals, schools, and other facilities within response area.
Working knowledge of proper lifting techniques.
Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the unit to which assigned.
Working knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Some knowledge of diseases and emergency medical conditions, their diagnosis, and appropriate treatment procedures.
Some knowledge of equipment used for patient care such as defibrillators and vital signs monitors.
Some knowledge of building construction as it relates to fire behavior and fire suppression and control.
Skill in the use and care of hand tools and equipment.
Ability to identify patient conditions based on signs and symptoms.
Ability to identify mechanical failures of equipment.
Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to make sound decisions quickly under stressful conditions.
Ability to lift and carry weights up to 90 pounds.
Ability to perform duties under hazardous conditions requiring considerable physical exertion.
Ability to communicate effectively orally, non-verbally, and in writing.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability and willingness to perform housekeeping activities.
Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays.
Ability and willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
Ability to maintain combat firefighter readiness status.
Ability to use a computer and related software.
Special note: Previous or current Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Reserve Responders experience is strongly preferred.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Responds to fire alarms and performs search, rescue and fire suppression operations to combat fires.
Operates hand and power tools to ventilate structures; positions and climbs ladders; pulls hoses from truckbed and connects to hydrant and pump apparatus; operates water charged hose lines of various sizes to combat fires
Performs salvage and overhaul operations to minimize damage.
Provides emergency medical care within limits established by standard operating procedures and protocols.
Assists paramedic in providing patient treatment and medical procedures.
Provides verbal, written and computer reports pertaining to condition and care of patients at emergency scenes and in transit as required.
Safely and efficiently operates emergency response vehicles.
Conducts pre-fire planning of commercial buildings, hospitals, schools and other buildings.
Performs maintenance on department equipment, grounds, furnishings or structures.
Participates in station drills, allied emergency procedures and actions refresher training.
Performs other related duties as required.
SPECIAL PROBATIONARY NOTE
Employees assigned to this classification will serve a one year probationary period.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.
Excellent health insurance plan options; paid vacation and sick leave; 24/48 shift with 3 week R-day, Florida Retirement System (3% multiplier); tuition reimbursement; short and long term disability, and much more.
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE: The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug and Nicotine test.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. MON
Fire Fighter I (Recruit)
This position will act as a non-certified firefighter and performs basic firefighting and life rescue duties, maintains fire equipment, vehicles and fire station in addition participates in training and certification programs.
The incumbent(s) will act in this Firefighter I position temporarily as they go through training and recruit school. After finishing recruit school an individual can operate as a Firefighter II. Once the necessary training and certification standards are met through EMT school the incumbent may become either a Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic.
Examples of Duties
Responds to fire alarms and other life-threatening situations; performs basic fire fighting duties by operating fire apparatus and equipment; performs basic life rescue duties including first aid and CPR; maintains the fire station on assigned shift that includes basic maintenance duties as well as completing a checklist; prepares and completes required reports including an activity and station log and incident report; participates in training and certification classes to obtain required certification status; performs related work as required.
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid Georgia Driver's license.
Must meet State Minimum Standards requirements for entry to the Certification Program which include:
Passing a physical exam
Passing written and oral examinations
Passing HCFD Physical Fitness program
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities/ Supplemental Information
Knowledge of basic fire fighting procedures and practices of Henry County Fire Department; knowledge of mechanical principles and operations of fire rescue equipment and vehicles; knowledge of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; knowledge of the geography of Henry County and the road system; skill in driving, emergency and otherwise; skill in administering first aid and CPR; skill in performing general mechanical maintenance; skill in oral and written communication; skill and dexterity in operating fire vehicles, apparatus, and life rescue equipment including ladders, hoses, pumps and other assigned equipment.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Pmo/Basic Support Fire Fighter
This position is responsible for administering appropriate emergency medical treatment to victims of accidents and other life-threatening situations, assisting with exterior firefighting tasks, maintaining emergency medical equipment/vehicles, and assisting with emergency medical training.
Examples of Duties
Render emergency and lifesaving medical assistance to those in need;Respond to fires, emergency medical, and other life-threatening situations; transport injured or sick person to appropriate care facility; extricate victims of accidents when necessary; prepare and complete required reports and logs including patient care reports; respond to fire alarms and medical calls and performs duties of a Paramedic; supervise and direct Emergency Medical Technicians at emergency sites; administer medication to victims on site and in transit to medical facility if necessary and as approved by the medical director and/or doctor;ensure the proper functioning of all emergency medical equipment and vehicles through regular checks; ensure adequate inventory supply aboard emergency medical vehicles through regular checks; order needed supplies and medication; maintain current state certification through continuing education; assist training personnel with emergency medical and fire fighting training of Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians; perform related work as required.
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.Must obtain certification as a State of Georgia Basic Firefighter (Module I) within first twelve months of employment; certified as a Georgia Paramedic; must have a valid Georgia Driver's License; must obtain a Class B endorsement or equivalent within the first twelve months of employment; must continually complete annual certification hour requirements for Georgia Certified Firefighter and Georgia certified Paramedic.
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities/ Supplemental Information
Knowledge of basic and advanced emergency medical and life-sustaining techniques including cardiac care, trauma and shock care, ventilation and other CPR techniques; knowledge of basic algebra, pharmacology and chemistry for the administration of drug modalities; knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of state and Henry County basic fire fighting and life rescue procedures and practices;knowledge of the geography of Henry County and the road system; skill in the administration of emergency medical techniques and in the use of specialized equipment associated with advanced life support; skill in extrication techniques andin patient assessment;skill in dealing with emergency situations and victims of trauma; skill in performing general mechanical maintenance and dexterity in operating emergency vehicles, specialized emergency medical equipment,fire equipment, and specialized life rescue equipment.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Fire Fighter Driver Operator
United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas
Under general supervision, responds to fire alarms, emergency medical calls, traffic accidents, rescue and other emergency calls to protect life and property; drives, operates and maintains fire apparatus, equipment and other specialized vehicles; operates fire pumpers and related apparatus; participates in training, drill and independent studies; participates in fire prevention inspections and public education activities; participates in the maintenance of Fire Department equipment and facilities; performs various staff support assignments; and performs related work as assigned. Participates in various support assignments, including but not limited to the maintenance of inventory records, scheduled inspections of department equipment, hydrant inspections and maintenance and fire flow testing; ordering, inventorying and issuance of safety equipment, the preparation and maintenance of department maps and pre-fire plans, alarm center operation and the preparation of specifications for new equipment and apparatus. Participates in the training of fire personnel in the safe and proper operation and maintenance of all Fire Department apparatus and vehicles.
Must meet below National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) essential job tasks:
Performing fire-fighting tasks (e.g., hose line 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 personal protective ensembles and SCBA, including working in extremely hot or cold environments for prolonged time periods.
Wearing an SCBA, which includes a demand valve-type, 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 personal protective ensembles and SCBA.
Depending on the local jurisdiction, climbing six or more flights of stairs while wearing fire protective ensemble weighing at least 50 lb (22.6 kg) or more and carrying equipment/tools weighing an additional 20 to 40 lb (9 to 18 kg).
Wearing fire protective ensemble that is encapsulating and insulated, which will result in significant fluid loss that frequently progresses to clinical dehydration and can elevate core temperature to levels exceeding 102.2 degrees F.
Searching, finding, and rescue-dragging or carrying victims ranging from newborns up to adults weighing over 200 lb (90 kg) to safety despite hazardous conditions and low visibility.
Advancing water-filled hose lines up to 2 ½ inch (65 mm) in diameter from fire apparatus to occupancy [approximately 150 feet (50 m)], which 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, that is further aggravated by fatigue, flashing lights, sirens, and other distractions.
Ability to communicate (give and comprehend verbal orders) while wearing personal protective ensembles and SCBA under conditions of high background noise, poor visibility, and drenching from hose lines and/or fixed protections 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.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Required to have a minimum of four years experience in crash and structural firefighting.
See below certifications. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with site access to all assigned locations.
Must possess and hold certifications for the following Department of Defense (DoD) International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) training:
To be considered for employment:
Hazardous Materials Operations.
Condition of employment at one year:
Hazardous Materials Tech
Tela Comm I/II
Must Have current National Registry Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) or Higher. Will accept State of Nevada.
Must meet NFPA medical requirements and be able to pass medical examinations annually. Physical fitness and agility tests semi-annually. Must be able to obtain Wildland Firefighter Red Card II or Similar. Must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain the required government security clearance and access to work locations. Must be able to work in a remote location with limited medical personnel and facilities. Must be able to spend up to 6 nights away from home. Must be able to work on weekends and holidays. Must have a valid NV driver's license with Endorsement F, If member lives in other state, must have equivalent or higher level driver's license (CDL). U.S. Citizenship is required. Other training requirements apply.
Active DoD Security Clearance
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Job Category Craft/Trade
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 215368BR
Clearance Required Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Fire Fighter / Paramedic
Posting Title FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC
Posting Start Date
Specific Job Responsibilities
Fights fires, performs rescues, and mitigates hazardous material incidents as directed by Fire Officer.
Lays out hose and makes other preparations for emergencies.
Emergency response to fire, hazardous materials, and medical calls on and off the plant site as directed including management of trauma and medical patients while interfacing treatment with plant medical facility and/or area hospitals.
Inventories, restocks, and performs maintenance on equipment as assigned.
Performs assigned inspections of equipment and facilities, and reports conditions to supervisor.
Performs authorized repairs and reconditioning of equipment.
Performs physical functions commonly related to firefighting, hazardous materials, and medical emergencies such as lifting (weight could exceed 200 lbs.), climbing, and manipulation of fire fighting equipment, etc.
May be required to enter hazardous areas to perform first aid treatment and/or combat fire.
Responsible for knowledge, familiarity, and application of Plant Directives and Standards, Fire Department IOPs, and other governing documents, as applicable..
Maintains familiarity and compliance with rules, regulations, and other instructions which govern the efficient duties of a Paramedic and Firefighter to ensure compliance.
Knowledge of the nomenclature and purpose of all firefighting equipment, and how to use such equipment.
Knowledge of the location of all alarm panels, fire hydrants, and all other related fire protection equipment.
Keeps accurate and neat records as assigned.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of all fire and disaster plans.
Conducts thorough inspections as assigned, and reports findings to the Supervisor.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of emergency medicine procedures, including certification as a Paramedic with the State of Texas and/or National Registry..
Attends scheduled off-plant training.
Responsible for maintaining a knowledge of applicable Federal, State, DOE, Corporate and Plant rules, regulations, Labor Agreements and Plant-wide operating policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required to attend and/or successfully complete training classes as determined by the Training and Development Technologies Department, through General Employee Training and Management.
Participates in worker involvement including input to work planning and methods to identify hazards and controls.
Understands a worker’s right to stop work when they feel their own or other’s personal safety is jeopardized.
Attends all required safety meetings and training.
Offers suggestions on improvements to the work environment.
Specific Job Knowledge & Training Required
Must be able to perform all duties and functions outlined above.
Must meet initial employment requirements.
Must be able to read, write, and comprehend applicable written and/or verbal instructions.
Must be physically fit to perform the above job functions as determined by Medical Evaluation.
Must demonstrate potential and aptitude for the duties of a Firefighter as determined by past qualification and interview.
Must be currently certified as a Paramedic with the State of Texas and/or National Registry or obtain certification within 90 days hire date and maintain such certification.
Must obtain and maintain a Texas Class 'B' Driver's License within 90 days of hire date.
Must, as a minimum, hold a Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structure Firefighter certification or be certifiable (eligible to sit for testing) as a Basic Structure Firefighter in accordance with the Standards Manual for Paid Fire Protection Personnel and complete certification requirements within 90 days of employment.
Must maintain an approved Medical Control status with the Pantex Plant and Amarillo area Medical Control Directors.
All qualifications, work history, training, and education are to be verified by direct contact with former employers and/or documented proof. Ability to perform the functions and responsibilities involved will be determined by a comprehensive interview and background evaluation.
Must become qualified in accordance with Development Technology approved qualifications.
Must successfully complete a Firefighter/Paramedic Test with multiple parts.
Must successfully complete a Self-Assessment.*
- Please note: Self-Assessments are for external applicants only.
Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security.
Education & Relevant Experience
Successful completion of these tasks generally requires completion of High School or a G.E.D. equivalent.
DOE ORDER 426.2 REQUIREMENTS:
Personnel entering positions and performing duties, identified by management as, falling under the requirements of DOE O 426.2, must meet certain minimum education and experience requirements as provided in the Order. Refer to the current DOE O 426.2 Position Matrix for guidance.
Note: The DOE O 426.2 Position Matrix identifies job titles that contain positions (tasks) identified by management as falling under DOE O 426.2 requirements.
Some job titles consist exclusively of DOE O 426.2 positions. Other job titles contain a mixture of DOE O 426.2 positions and non-DOE O 426.2 positions. A review of the tasks of each role within an identified job title is performed to verify proper classification of the work, not just the individual or title.
Pantex is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.
//U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for all jobs at Pantex.
Candidates selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. In addition, selection and placement into this position may be conditioned upon the candidate's successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, and other requirements necessary for participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). CNS-PANTEX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. //
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Fighter Pilot/Wso Datalink Specialist
SAIC has an opportunity for an Advanced Operational Acquisition Support Specialist supporting Headquarters Air Combat Command (HQ ACC) A5/8Z with Advanced Programs Support. The successful applicant will support the integration of advanced program concepts and technology as well as coordinate and integrates resource priorities across the Special Access Program (SAP) portfolio to shape Combat Air Forces (CAF) programming strategy to ensure warfighter future requirements are met. Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide analytical expertise to A5/8Z for Air Dominance "kill chain" analysis, concept and requirements generation, and test and tactics development planning
Advise and assist with development and operational support of tactical data link architectures (i.e., Link-16, Multifunction Advanced Data Link) and associated technologies
Assist with identification of interoperability and compatibility requirements to ensure customer programs are properly and securely integrated into current and next generation tactical data link architectures
Assist with drafting, review, and implementation of procedures, policy systems, capability definition and requirement documents, and guidance for new tactical data link architectures
Provide advice and assistance to develop concepts for Homeland Defense, Global Persistent Attack, Global Strike, and associated mission area plans
Regularly interface with the Joint Staff, Air Staff, MAJCOMs, NAFs, OSD, AF TENCAP, FFRDCs, and other Government organizations when performing duties associated with A5/8Z
Plan, coordinate, and attend A5/8Z official functions and conferences – approximately six (6) per year
Represent A5/8Z at CAF requirements meeting and other SAP planning meetings
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
Must Currently Possess: TS/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
Clearance Level To Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in business or engineering with 10 years of experience in USAF acquisition disciplines including requirements analysis and implementation, risk management, technology insertion, acquisition strategy development/documentation, budget development, site logistics planning, and scheduling
Five (5) years of detailed working knowledge of integrated fire control concepts of operation across the joint spectrum of operation
Five (5) years of operational application of stealth, airborne fire control radars, air defense systems, information operations, and associated network architectures
Five (5) years of technical theory of tactical data-links, airborne communication and computing architectures, and information exchange requirements
Five (5) years of technical theory of radar detection and tracking and integration with other platform sensors
Familiarity with mission planning and training systems for aircraft
Four (4) years of SAP experience required
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Fire Fighter Assignment (Rehire)
FIRE FIGHTER ASSIGNMENT (REHIRE)
Date Opened 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Close Date 5/21/2019 11:59:00 PM HR Analyst JoAnn Acosta Analyst Phone/Email 520-837-7008 / TucsonFireJobs@tucsonaz.gov Salary $23.04 - $30.43/hour Salary in Acordance with Administrative Directive Salary Grade 403H Department Fire Job Type Open to All Applicants (External, Internal) Employment Type Full-Time
HR Tech Cynthia Serrano
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The Tucson Fire Department is seeking highly experienced and motivated firefighters to rejoin the Tucson Fire family. This position involves specialized fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency lifesaving, and rescue work with the Tucson Fire Department. The duties require strenuous physical exertion under such emergency conditions as extreme heat, cramped surroundings and a contaminated environment.
Performs fire suppression and emergency response by securing the scene, identifying and containing hazardous materials, setting up and carrying equipment, removing obstacles, utilizing tools and equipment to extinguish fires, rescuing occupants, administering medical treatment, and transporting patients to the hospital. Performs facility, apparatus, and equipment maintenance by performing daily station cleaning and grounds maintenance, and routinely maintaining and inspecting emergency service equipment.
Educates the community and personnel by conducting station tours, participating in community events and programs, teaching safety classes, and providing the appropriate level of information. Conducts fire inspections, targets hazards, and inspects and tests hydrants and fire protection systems.
Performs related duties by maintaining physical fitness and all required certifications, attending training and conditioning classes, participating in drills, and complying with all procedures as outlined in department manuals and by management
Responds to hazardous materials calls and identifies the materials, isolates the incident and evacuates the individuals not in the "hot zone"; goes into "hot zone" to mitigate problems; identifies containers involved and identifies or classifies unknown materials and determines the concentration of hazardous materials.
Identifies and predicts likely behavior of materials and containers, estimates the likely size, shape, and concentrations associated with the release of materials using computer modeling, monitoring equipment, or specialists in this field.
Develops objectives and defensive, offensive, or nonintervention action options for each hazardous materials incident. Uses safety considerations consistent with the local emergency response plan and the organization's standard operating procedures.
Determines the emergency response equipment and personal protective equipment for action required to implement HazMat procedures.
Participates in the debriefing of each incident; may serve as part of the Tucson Police and Tucson Fire Rapid Response Team to evaluate suspicious or unknown packages.
Inputs Tier Two reports from companies in Tucson that handle hazardous materials equipment.
Performs special rescue activities involving rope rescue, confined space rescue, trench rescue, structural collapse rescue, or swift water rescue.
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum Experience Qualifications:
At least 2 years commissioned service with Tucson Fire Department within the past 5 years.
Valid and unrestricted drivers license
Special Job Requirements
Arizona Fire Fighter I and II Certification
Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation Certification
Arizona Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certification
HazMat First Responder Certification
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in a technical oral board interview.
Technical Oral Board Interview is scheduled for May 28, 2019
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List. An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score, which will be calculated as: 10% of your rating for education and work experience and 90% of your oral board interview.
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months. Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List.
If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your documentation as part of the application process or email it to TucsonFireJobs@tucsonaz.gov. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of HONORABLE service.
If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please email TucsonFireJobs@tucsonaz.gov Attn: JoAnn Acosta, Cynthia Serrano or Antigone Ibrahim at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
This position may require passing a criminal background check, Motor Vehicle History Report, Public Records Check and/or physical, drug screen and/or audio exam. Fingerprinting and reference checks will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing any of the above requirements.
Communications throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from firstname.lastname@example.org or TucsonFireJobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification. All email inquiries should be directed to JoAnn Acosta, Cynthia Serrano or Antigone Ibrahim at TucsonFireJobs@tucsonaz.gov
Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements
Hep B Vaccine/Titer
Non-NIDA Drug Test
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.
Sr DBA / Oracle + SQL / F-35 Fighter Squadron / Luke Afb, AZ
At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee.
Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!
Database Administrator for Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) for Foreign Military Sales support at Luke AFB.
Database Administrator for an operating unit, responsible for ensuring the integrity of all the databases within the system. The Database Administrator maintains the internal database of the system as well as the individual applications.
The Database Administrator works closely with the System Administrator to carry out and sustain system-wide backups and restores. The Database Administrator will provide maintenance of databases to include the following: backups, disaster recovery, database support (status checks, Oracle critical patch updates).
Performs Database technical duties to include general backups, restore, updates, testing, debugging, integration and analysis. The specific duties include performing data transfers between operating units and other systems (internal and external), providing user access to data, keeping servers operational, configuring assets to support user needs, troubleshooting assets.
Monitors test progress, corrective actions, hardware/software baseline status, testing patches and an overall status of the system. Also, this candidate will serve as the point of contact to for the JSF Squadron discussion during the flight and evaluation activities.
Relocation: Some relocation assistance may be available for this exciting position.
The Locale: Glendale, AZ is part of the central region of Arizona and is part of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Glendale is located right in the center of the region close to many of the best attractions and institutions that Arizona has to offer. In addition to the Grand Canyon National Park, there are several national forests, national parks, and national monuments in Arizona. Flagstaff, AZ is about 2 hours north of Glendale with its mountains and skiing.
Tucson, AZ is about 2.5 hours to the south. Put away that snow shovel because the region has a subtropical desert climate typical of the Sonoran Desert in which it lies with extremely hot summers and warm winters.
Candidates must have current security clearance investigation with 6 years from the investigation close date.
Must be able to obtain/maintain SAP.
In addition to the following:
- Strong systems & software engineering and/or database administration process background
- Prior Database Administration and/or Database Development experience
- Good communication & Verbal skills
- Self starter & be able to Multi-task
- Familiar with COTS/developed Software (Oracle, SQL and/or Siebel)
- Must hold an active DoD Secret clearance and be able to obtain and hold Special Access Program (SAP) clearances
- Must able to obtain and retain Security+ certification
- Must be willing to work off hours, to include 0300-1200, 0700-1600 or 1000-1900 (standard), and/or 1500-2400 depending on operational needs.
- Must be willing to travel, to include Squadron CONUS/OCONUS deployments for extended periods depending on operational needs. Position may require the ability to perform in an arduous duty environment and subject to all applicable U.S.
Government requirements. A detailed list of these requirements will be available at the time of interview and employment will be contingent on agreement and compliance with such requirements.
Fire Alarm Inspector - Fire Service - Las Vegas NV
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 245129
Primary Location: United States-Nevada-Las Vegas
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 15%
Siemens is seeking a Fire Alarm Inspector to join our Las Vegas team. This role is crucial to the success of our operations team, providing support in a variety of ways to ensure that our customers' systems provide a safe environment in their buildings.
At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.
Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have more than 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.
Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies that make the world a better place? Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this opportunity? If so, then we'd like to meet you!
Coordinates, manages implements and performs inspections for new equipment installation, post-installed and/or third-party equipment.
Implements a solution on inspection repairs for Commercial Fire & Life Safety Systems as well as Security/Access control systems that may or may not be integrated into the Life Safety Systems.
Tests life safety systems and provides clear and timely documentation on the results.
Serves on-call at least once a month to respond within a two-hour window to the service need requested by the fire (and possibly security) team.
Performs semi-complex equipment installation; installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and panels, (fastening in place with screws or bolts using hand tools and power tools) as needed per inspection findings.
Creates connections to various sensors and electrically powered devices; validates connections to power source, terminates wiring, mounts parts, and tests connections.
Participates in the verification of point database and ensures that programming operations are consistent with scope of inspection for the intended integration and sequence; backs up data (if required) to data servers and/or creates automated backup procedure; resolves routine inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations; contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support when needed; resolves issues; refers complex matters to supervisor as needed.
Provides support for the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate inspection services as needed; participates in the coordination of schedules for proprietary service internally to the coordinators and customer.
Assures customer acceptance; trains customers on system operations. Completes and submits routine written reports; provides Plans & Control System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings if needed.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Required education: High School Diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam.
Required experience: Experience in service, installation, inspections, sales, or management in the fire alarm industry.
Required travel: 15%
Must have working knowledge of fire alarm panels, devices, and auxiliary outputs. Strong working knowledge of life safety and local and national NFPA codes.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
F card or ability to obtain one within 90 of start to retain position.
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds and high-lift equipment as well as working in ducts, crawl spaces, and above ceilings. Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as well as alternative shifts or work nights when required.
Must have excellent communications skills (written and verbal) in English, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers.
Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship.
Must be at least 21 years old to participate in required Siemens vehicle plan.
Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:
Preferred education: AC/DC or Electronics schooling
Joint Commission fluency.
NICET II certification in fire alarm systems
Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions, and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.
Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
All employees receive Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability coverage.
401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
Extensive product training and professional career development.
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.
Fire Dispatcher - Fire Department
A Fire Dispatcher receives emergency, fire and medical calls from and dispatches proper emergency resources in accordance with established emergency response protocols. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.
Incumbents receive moderate supervision from a technical superior. Employees in this class work rotating shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays. Work is performed in a radio communications center with dim overhead lights and light generated from computer screens. Work requires sitting for long periods and the manipulation and operation of various equipment that involves hand-eye coordination.
All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity.
It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for this position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.
On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:
EDUCATION: Have graduated from an accredited high school or possession of a GED.
EXPERIENCE: Have four years of experience in public contact work including two years of experience in operating two-way radio and related communications equipment.
(NOTES) EQUIVALENCIES: Have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: (Not Applicable)
Applicants must provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.
We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful applicants will be placed on the employment certified eligible list for at least 6 months.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete supplemental questions to further examine specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.
NOTES: Those eligible candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information and to submit to drug and alcohol testing.
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