Fire Fighter Crash Fire And Rescue Job Description Sample
Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Professional-Security
JOB SUMMARY- Aircraft Rescue FireFighting-Security
8am-4pm Sat/Sun with option to pick up hours during the week.
Pay rate - $18.83 HR
Primary job is to respond to aircraft fire and rescue incidents. As needed, responds to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents, structural fires, and requests for service; protects life and property endangered by fire or other hazards; participates in fire prevention, client education, and training activities; assists in maintenance of fire station and equipment; does related work as required.
Actively and effectively responds to and mitigate aircraft fires, crashes, and rescue incidents based on the latest techniques of air crash rescue guidelines recommended by the NFPA, FAA and aircraft manufacturers.Actively and effectively fights structural fires based on up-to-date knowledge of layouts, potential hazards, and fixed fire protection systems.Visually inspects all tarmacs, runways, and taxiways for foreign object debris (FOD's) or any other hazards to aircraft and takes the necessary steps to remove hazards from these areas.Performs stand-by fire protection during flight test, engine test, fueling operations, or any other operations that creates a condition for ignition of a fire.Performs effective pre-fire planning by identifying any new or existing hazards which may require modification of the prevention/protection program or type of response to a fire.Conducts daily vehicle and equipment operational checks to ensure proper operation at times of need.Maintains assigned firefighting equipment ensuring proper operation and functionality in a proper manner.Conducts routine testing of all of the client's fire protection systems including all valves, pumps, alarm panels, risers, post indicator valves, sectional valves, and inspector test valves, all in accordance to the customer's requirements.Conducts periodic inspections of the client's site to detect and correct all uniform fire code violations, uniform building code violations, uniform electrical code violations, and any general violation of the client's policies established for the purpose of maintaining a safe and fire free work environment.Maintains awareness of work environment safety procedures and promptly reports unsafe practices and/or procedures, accidents, injuries, and/or violations to the supervisor.Protects evidence and/or incident scenes in the event of accidents, emergencies, or investigations; sets up barriers and signage; and provides direction or information to others.Prepares logs or reports as required for site; writes or types reports or enters information in a computer using standard grammar, inspects posted requirements and memos, and takes action as required.Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to client representatives, company management, life/safety personnel, or public safety authorities as appropriate for the circumstances and/or as required by the client.Responds to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, confined space rescues, inclement weather, and other incidents or conditions following procedures established for the site, by the client, and/or through training or certification.Extricates trapped victim(s) actively and effectively ensuring all possible care for their protection during removal.Administers emergency medical care including first aid and basic life support medical aid and preparing victim(s) for transport to medical facilities as required.Provides an atmosphere in which all client employees and visitors know that the client responds to and cares about their needs; provides a courteous, respectful and pleasant interaction with each client employee and visitor as perceived from their point of view; presents a good image of the client and its fire/safety program.Carries out specific tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for the assigned site.
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Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Firefighter-EMT.
The Firefighter-EMT is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. Our Firefighter-EMTs also act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ based on the facility at which they work, below are some of the standards:
Ensure the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guests
Answer questions and assist guests and employees
Answer phones or greet guests / employees in a professional, welcoming manner
Physical and Mental Functions:
Safely respond to emergency incidents, fight fires, mitigate hazardous material incidents, rescue trapped persons in confined spaces, and administer basic life support (BLS) treatment.
Able to perform firefighting duties including advancing hose lines, fire apparatus pump operations, safely operate power tools, climb ladders, and wear firefighter protective gear including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) weighing approximately 70 pounds.
Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift – may have to be wearing firefighter turnout gear and SCBA or Hazardous Materials Chemical Protective Suit
Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
Occasionally lift or carry up to 80 pounds
Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments
High School Diploma or equivalent (Associate's Degree in Fire Technology preferred)
Must be a fire academy graduate from a State certified or Department of Defense certified training facility meeting the NFPA 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications training guidelines and possess a Firefighter II certificate from a State Fire Marshal's office or from the Department of Defense adopted by the state where fire services are performed.
Must possess ARFF certification meeting the requirements specified in NFPA 1003-Standard for Airport Firefighter Professional Qualifications.
Must possess a valid/current Basic Life Support CPR/AED card from American Heart Association
Must possess a valid/current EMT-B license or be eligible for licensing as an EMT-B in the State where fire services will be performed
Must possess a current Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Operations Level certificate in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120(q)
Must possess NIMS 200 certification
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Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Professional-Security
Education/Experience * High School Diploma or equivalent (Associate's Degree in Fire Technology preferred)* Must be a fire academy graduate from a State certified or Department of Defense certified training facility meeting the NFPA 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications training guidelines and possess a Firefighter II certificate from a State Fire Marshal's office or from the Department of Defense adopted by the state where fire services are performed. * Must possess ARFF certification meeting the requirements specified in NFPA 1003-Standard for Airport Firefighter Professional Qualifications. * Must possess a valid/current Basic Life Support CPR/AED card from American Heart Association * Must possess a valid/current EMT-B license or be eligible for licensing as an EMT-B in the State where fire services will be performed * Must possess a current Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Operations Level certificate in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120(q)* Must possess NIMS 200 certificationEOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/DisabilityAllied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Allied Universal will provide qualified individuals with reasonable accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or any other applicable state or local laws. We are committed to hiring veterans and reservists. Since 2013, we have hired over 25,000 heroes. *CB-SE #ZR *SAJ
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 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.
Fire Services Director (Working Title: Fire Rescue Chief)
Since the inception of the Fire Dept. in the 1960s, Volusia County Fire Rescue has established itself as one of the up and coming progressive fire departments of our area. With past accomplishments in our rearview and an exciting future ahead of us, Volusia County Fire Rescue is seeking an innovative and progressive Fire Rescue Chief with experience in leading a high-performance organization. The succeeding Fire Rescue Chief must be visible and engaged within the department and in the community, develop effective relationships with other agencies, members of the International Association of Firefighters and exhibit outstanding communication skills with all stakeholders to maintain the high standards and excellence of service the community has come to expect.
Opportunities for excellence include working within budget and staffing constraints while continuing to ensure operational efficiency in equipment, community risk reduction, and consistent demands relating to increasing service and staffing levels, training and employee recruitment and retention.
- Positions/incumbents assigned to this classification are at will and serve at the pleasure of the County Manager.*
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Director/Command Officer of Special Risk member(s) whose duties include on-the-scene fighting of fires, fire prevention, and fire training
Designs, develops, and implements the County's Master Plan for Fire Control.
Coordinates the overall County fire protection to include budgeting, administration, and training.
Coordinates with various advisory and planning committees for County development.
Coordinates with various local, County, State, and Federal agencies regarding fire prevention, suppression, and emergency medical services issues.
Prepares yearly budget requests based on plans.
Administers budget in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Prepares capital long-range budget program for the County.
Directs the preparation and analyzes records and reports to ensure efficient operations and to meet fire, rescue and emergency medical service demands.
Directs the operation and maintenance of apparatus and equipment.
Ensures strategic plans are in place.
Addresses civic and other groups regarding the activities and programs of the fire service to promote public understanding of its work.
May be assigned to other county locations based on operational needs.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County, and Local Ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business/Public Administration, Political Science, Public Planning, Fire Administration or other related fields from an accredited college or university AND have five (5) years full time paid senior fire officer management experience in planning, directing, and coordinating activities in a Fire/Rescue department.
Must possess and maintain:
State of Florida Certificate of Compliance from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training within one (1) year of appointment.
Florida EMT license or Florida Paramedic license within one (1) year of appointment.
A valid driver's license and a State of Florida driver's license within one (1) month of appointment.
Proof of completion of an approved Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) in accordance with Florida Statutes within two (2) months of appointment.
Complete NWCG S-130, NWCG S-190, within two (2) years of appointment
Proof of completion of ICS-100 (G100), ICS-200 (G200), ICS-300 (G300), and ICS-400 (G400) upon appointment
NOTE: State of Florida Fire Officer certification and State of Florida Paramedic Certification may be required
TOBACCO POLICY: It is this organization's policy that individuals hired into special risk positions may not use any form of tobacco at any time, whether on or off duty, as a condition of employment. Candidates must be nicotine/cotinine-free by the time of pre-employment physical/drug exam, including nicotine-containing products used in tobacco replacement therapies.
Note: This position is mission essential and must be available for on call duty during emergency situations/activations.
- Must successfully pass medical physical examination including drug screening and physical ability test*
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices of management.
Knowledge of the current developments in fire suppression and prevention.
Knowledge of the principles of the Fire Administration.
Knowledge of current firefighting training techniques.
Knowledge of current emergency medical services systems.
Able to plan, evaluate, assign, and coordinate activities performed by fire and EMS personnel.
Able to interact and communicate with elected officials and professional staff to solve complex problems.
Able to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, and the general public.
Able to work under stressful conditions.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Physical Demands: Moderate work. Must be able to see, hear, talk, smell, stand, crouch, balance, handle, and finger dexterity. Visual acuity (color, peripheral vision, and depth perception) necessary to read schematics and operate a motorized vehicle.
Environmental Demands: Primary inside work. Occasional response to emergency calls working in an external environment.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional, scientific and technical journals, manuals and procedures; legal documents, statutes, ordinances; financial reports; memos, instructions, manuals. Ability to write business letters, speeches, financial reports, evaluations, opinions, summaries. Ability to speak clearly and concisely relating information, details, and procedures to a layman; public/extemporaneous/persuasive speaking. Ability to perform general mathematical functions. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions. Ability to identify and resolve problems.
Volusia County is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Fire Rescue Officer (Probationary)
Job Description: Benefits Supplemental Questions
In training to acquire skills necessary in order to protect life and property by performing firefighting, emergency aid, hazardous materials, and fire prevention duties. Maintains fire equipment, apparatus, and facilities.
Essential Duties:ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In training to acquire skills necessary to perform firefighting activities including; driving fire apparatus, operating pumps and related equipment, laying hose, performing fire combat, containment and extinguishment tasks.
In training to acquire skills necessary to perform emergency aid activities including; rescue, administering emergency medical aid and providing other assistance as required.
Participates in fire drills, attends classes in firefighting, rescue emergency medical, hazardous materials, and related subjects.
Operates radio and other communication equipment.
Participates in the inspection of buildings, hydrants, and other structures in fire prevention programs.
Maintains fire equipment, apparatus and facilities. Performs minor repairs to departmental equipment.
Performs general maintenance work in the upkeep of fire facilities and equipment; cleans and washes walls and floors; cares for grounds around station; makes minor repairs; washes, hangs and dries hose; washes, cleans, polishes, maintains and tests apparatus and equipment.
Performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, sweeping water, and removing debris.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Various duties as assigned in order to complete training necessary for advancement to Fire & Rescue Officer/EMT.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must be 18 years of age, but not have reached their 36th birthday by the date of the hire.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must be able to read and write the English language and meet the Civil Service requirements of the City of Killeen.
If hired, must maintain a residence not further than 45 minutes driving time from the City Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (EJT).
Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License by date of hire, must obtain a Class B Texas Driver's License within 15 days of hire or within 15 days of completing Fire and EMT Academy, and must meet City of Killeen requirements to drive a city vehicle.
Certifications are not required, but preference may be given to applicants who have:
Structural Firefighter Certification from Texas Commission on Fire Protection and Licensed/Certified EMT - Basic, Intermediate, Paramedic from Texas Department of State Health Services, or
Paramedic from Texas Department of State Health Services without fire certification or
Structural Firefighter Certification from Texas Commission on Fire Protection
License/Certifications must be valid at date of hire. Hiring incentive may apply - contact Captain Randy Pearson at (254) 501-7876 for details.
Supplemental Information:The Fire Department will conduct a workshop to answer any questions regarding the Civil Service Exam and the hiring process on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Melvin Whiteley Training Center, 207 N. 28th Street, Killeen, TX. Attendance is optional.
The entry firefighter examination will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen, TX, 76541. You must score at least 70 on the examination for further consideration for the position.
A mandatory physical fitness test will be given on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, 2019 for all candidates that pass the written exam.
All applicants must provide the required documents by Friday, March 8, 2019:
High School Diploma, transcript, or equivalent
Basic Structural Firefighter Certification, or a letter from the Commission (if applicable)
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, Intermediate, Paramedic Certification (if applicable)
DD-214 part 4, Honorable discharge or under honorable conditions (if applicable)
Submit required information to :
City of Killeen Human Resources Department
Attn: LaShon Gros
P.O Box 1329
718 N. 2nd Street, Suite B.
Killeen, Texas 76540
8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
(254) 501-6331 office
(254) 501-7688 fax
Fire Fighter PAC Room
United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas
Requisition is contingent based on position availability.
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.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Basic physical requirements include walking, bending, stooping, stretching, climbing, running, and lifting up to 100 pounds. This position will be exposed to products of fire to include heat, smoke, toxic fumes, gasses. Possess communication skills including maintaining ability to provide life-saving information under high stress, emergency conditions. Exposure will also include extreme environmental elements such as heat, cold, rain, snow, wind, and sun etc. Basic physical requirements include walking, bending, stooping, stretching, climbing, running, crawling, dragging, carrying, and lifting up to 100 pounds. Must be able to perform job tasks at any place on the Aerial Ladder from minimal extension to full extension. Must be able to perform assigned duties while wearing a self-contained-breathing-apparatus (SCBA), with minimal loss of effectiveness and efficiency. Must be able to navigate tight turns, stairs, and enclosed spaces while wearing firefighting personal protective equipment to include SCBA.
At times, work will be done in a station or an office environment maintaining vehicles, equipment and firefighting apparatus.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Required to have a minimum of four years experience in crash and structural firefighting.
Must possess and hold certifications for the following Department of Defense (DoD) International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) training:
Hazardous Materials Operations.
Conditions of employment at one year:
Hazardous Materials Tech
Must Have current National Registry Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) or Higher. (Will accept State of Nevada)
Must meet NFPA medical requirements and also be able to pass medical examinations annually and physical fitness and agility tests semi-annually.
Must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain the required government Top 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 TS preferred.
Local candidates preferred.
What We Offer
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Job Category Military Support
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 206037BR
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.
Paid On-Call Fire Fighter
This position is responsible for providing fire suppression, prevention, and emergency medical services to the community.
Typical Essential Duties:
Extinguish and prevent fires, effect rescue and render first aid.
Participate in field, classroom, and physical training programs, and keep current with significant changes in fire codes, fire prevention practices, fire fighting equipment, procedures and methods.
Maintain apparatus, equipment, tools and fire quarters to ensure all are in good condition and working order.
Drive and operate all fire vehicles and have the ability to put into service all equipment used by the department.
Responsible for completing accurate run reports after each call.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a valid MN Driver's License
Must complete the physical agility test requirements of the position and pass a fire fighter medical examination.
Must complete a one year probationary period; and
Must respond to a minimum number of fire calls, training drills, meetings and special events.
Fire fighters receive an hourly wage for training and fire callouts, uniforms and retirement.
Senior Fire Code Compliance Officer
Nature of Position
This position works a 4 day, 36 hours full-time work schedule
and offers a generous benefit package!
ABOUT THE CITY
Known as the "City of Homes and Beaches", Alameda (pop. 75,126) is a 10.6 square mile urban island city located in the middle of beautiful San Francisco Bay. With easy access to all of the amenities of the Bay Area, Alameda is seven miles east of San Francisco and less than one west of Oakland, just a short drive north of the Oakland International Airport.
The City of Alameda's mission is to support the maintenance of a community where people can live,work, and play in a sustainable urban environment that is safe, vibrant, and esthetically pleasing. Alameda is committed to the organizational core values of innovation, integrity, professionalism, flexibility, and responsiveness. The City provides a broad range of services including fire protection and services through the Alameda Fire Department.
ABOUT THE ALAMEDA FIRE DEPARTMENT
The City of Alameda Fire Department is an organization of 111 dedicated, community service-oriented people who serve Alameda residents and visitors by responding to all emergencies and hazards with the exception of those that are the responsibility of law enforcement. Our services include fire suppression, advanced life support, including ambulance transport services; fire prevention, and investigative services; community disaster preparedness, including Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT); hazardous materials response and mitigation; confined space rescue services and water rescue. We provide these services through Administration, Operations, Emergency Medical Services, Training, Disaster Preparedness, and Fire Prevention Services Divisions, and four strategically located fire stations with a minimum of 25 people on duty daily.
The Fire Prevention Services Division of the Alameda Fire Department provides fire and life safety consultation on new construction projects and reviews plans for fire protection systems on construction projects to ensure compliance with all City and State fire codes. Staff conducts inspections of buildings and facilities to ensure public safety. The program regulates the use and storage of hazardous materials, as well as provides community outreach and education in fire safety and prevention to residents and businesses.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Alameda Fire Department is seeking a highly organized Senior Fire Code Compliance Officer to serve under the general direction of a Fire Captain and oversee and perform fire code compliance work involving field investigations, observations and resolution of alleged or apparent violations, including investigating and documenting violations; performs preliminary and final fire plan check reviews; represents the City at various hearings and events, as well as working actively with the public and City staff to resolve fire code compliance issues and promote community awareness; performs other related work as required.
Examples of Duties
Coordinates, reviews, schedules and performs work related to Fire code compliance including implementing and enforcing the City's fire code compliance program.
Receives, records, investigates and responds to reported violations of various fire codes, laws, rules, and regulations; gathers and evaluates related information and determines course of action.
Conducts inspections, field studies, tests, and investigations; issues citations; prepares and presents fire code violation cases.
Participates in court actions involving fire code violations; collects evidence, prepares court exhibits, and testifies in court.
Coordinates activities and works collaboratively with City departments and other regulatory agencies.
Recommends appropriate disposition of outstanding cases.
Ensures adherence to and application of established safe work practices and procedures.
Provides information to the public regarding fire codes, laws, ordinances and regulations; serves as liaison to various community groups, property owners, businesses and professional organizations; prepares and makes various public education presentations; attends various meetings, seminars and classes; investigates and resolves complaints.
Prepares reports, recommendations, correspondence, compliance agreements, and other information and documents; recommends revisions to fire codes, policies and procedures.
Organizes and maintains various records and files including specialized computer applications.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations, and methods and practices related to fire code enforcement.
Oversees the work of and provides lead direction and training to assigned staff.
Possession of the employment standards does not assure advancement to the Examination or placement on the Eligible List. This is a competitive examination where a candidate's performance in the Examination will be judged in comparison with the core competencies required of the job.
To be considered, applicants should possess a combination of education and experience necessary to provide the required knowledge and abilities for the position. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in business or public administration, code enforcement, fire prevention, fire science, or related area. Desirable qualifications would include certifications from the Cal-Fire Office of the State Fire Marshal in Fire Inspector 1A, 1B, and 1C.
Four years of progressively responsible journey level fire code compliance and plan checking experience.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of fire code enforcement; construction practices and materials; applicable federal, state and local fire codes, laws and regulations; residential, business, health, safety and welfare investigation techniques; modern office practice methods and equipment, including computers and designated software; safe work practices and procedures.
Ability to: effectively oversee, schedule and perform assigned fire code compliance work; organize and implement a comprehensive fire code enforcement program; interpret, apply and explain codes, ordinances, laws and regulations; read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings, fire flow calculations and diagrams; conduct inspections and investigations and perform related administrative and field functions, including identification, collection, preparation and presentation of evidence; ascertain facts, apply appropriate codes, ordinances, laws and regulations; respond to, investigate, document and resolve inquiries, complaints and requests for service in a fair, tactful and firm manner; perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; maintain and utilize designated specialized computer software and operating systems; establish, organize and maintain accurate records and recordkeeping systems; interpret and analyze information, draw valid conclusions and project consequences; maintain level of knowledge and certification required for satisfactory job performance; communicate effectively; act with resourcefulness, courtesy and initiative; establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; and oversee the work of and provide lead direction and training to assigned staff.
Willingness and/or ability to work varying shifts, including nights, holidays and weekends; work on an on-call basis; work irregular duty assignments; may wear a uniform; successfully pass a background investigation; work alone; attend educational sessions as required; travel out of town for one day or more.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record at time of appointment is required as a condition of initial and continued employment only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than the employee's ability to get to/from various work locations in a timely manner, is necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
Possession of valid California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification, Penal Code Section 832, Laws of Arrest without Firearms, or the equivalent.
Possession of valid International Code Council Fire Inspector certification, or the equivalent.
Possession of or the ability to obtain within one year of appointment, International Code Council Fire Plans Examiner Certification; or equivalent certification as recognized by the City.
The examination process may include an application and supplemental questionnaire evaluation, a written exam, a performance exam, and/or an oral interview. The examination process may test for, but is not limited to, the essential knowledge and abilities listed in the job specification and announcement and will be designed to provide a comprehensive review of each candidate's technical knowledge and overall suitability for the position. Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and location of examinations.
Candidates passing all components of the examination process will be placed on an Eligible List. A list of names is certified to the department(s) having vacancies based on the type of examination conducted pursuant to the provision of the City's Civil Service Rules.
Final selection will be made from the Eligible List by the Department Head subject to approval by the City Manager. The Department Head may utilize additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision. Placement on an Eligible List does not guarantee employment.
Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted which may include a credit check and background. The selection process may be evaluated and revised based on the number of qualified applicants. Federal law requires that prior to employment, you must furnish proof of your identity and eligibility for employment in the United States, as required the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE CREDIT: A job applicant qualifies as a veteran if honorably discharged from active military, reservist, or National Guard duty of at least 18 consecutive months within the past five (5) years of the date of application.
In case of discharge attributable to service-connected injuries or illnesses, the 18 months active duty requirement need not be fulfilled. An applicant claiming veteran's preference credit must attach to their application, a legible copy of their DD-214 verifying the type of discharge and date(s) of active service. NO OTHER DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Alameda encourages minorities, women and the disabled to apply.
It is the City's policy that all aspects of employment and promotion shall be without regard to sex, marital status or disability (except where dictated by requirements of the position), race, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious creed, color, national origin or age. Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. No individual may pose a direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself or other individuals in the workplace.
Barring undue hardship, reasonable accommodations can be made in the application and examination process for disabled individuals or for religious reasons. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made in advance to the Human Resources Department. Hearing Impaired TDD (510) 522-7538.
The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
Fire Lieutenant - Internal Applicants Only - Review Begins 03/18/2019 - Posted Until Filled
Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is a Full-Time position responsible for leading and supervising the personnel assigned to one fire apparatus. The individual in this position also performs services for the protection of life and property by responding to emergency incidents and by supervising and managing personnel and equipment resulting in excellent services consistent with a High Performing Organization (HPO).
Examples of Work:
Lead and supervise personnel and equipment by scheduling daily activities; direct housekeeping and maintenance of fire apparatus, equipment, station, and ground;
Manage, request, purchase or procure supplies and equipment needed for both station, operations, and apparatus readiness; ensure that all activities are performed in a safe manner; maintain awareness, adhere, and enforce city and departments policies, procedures and regulations;
Schedule and conduct pre-fire planning site inspections and prepare documentation; and complete required reports and documentation, including activities of personnel, company, incidents, and training; Supervise assigned personnel; complete performance evaluations;
Provide feedback to personnel on productivity and performance, address minor personnel incidents through appropriate disciplinary actions.
Respond to emergency incidents by supervising and performing firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical operations; evaluate emergency incidents and develop the initial strategy and tactics as incident commander until relieved; ensure that departmental guidelines, regulations and medical protocols are followed;
May drive and operate the fire apparatus; manage and request additional resources for emergency scene operations, and maintain communication with the incident commander;
Assist the Training Division by instructing classes both at the company and department levels; participate in and ensure assigned personnel participate in required and supplemental department training and educational opportunities; maintain skills according to department expectations; maintain adequate continuing education to maintain certifications; assist in employee career development through mentoring, training and drills; evaluate personnel performance and coordinate training for improvement;
Conducts public safety education, community risk reduction, recruitment, and public relations presentations to various community agencies, schools, civic organizations and stakeholders or community engagement, as directed by their supervisor;
Perform fire safety inspections of commercial buildings as assigned. Identify and research opportunities to improve current emergency operations programs; develop, recommend, and implement new programs; and stay abreast of trends and innovations in the field of emergency operations;
Provide input, feedback, research, and resources, as needed, to assure the department is providing the best service possible to the public;
Maintain personal physical fitness and participate in on-duty physical fitness activities;
Perform other related duties as assigned;
Subject to 24-hour recall.
Education, Experience, or Certification:High School Diploma or General Educational Development Certificate, and Intermediate Firefighter Certification, Instructor II, Fire Officer I by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, and certified EMT - Basic by the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry and Four years of relevant professional (paid Full-Time) experience in firefighting or emergency services (of which two years must have been in the driver operator position) required. An Associates Degree in Fire or Emergency Services or a closely related field and at least one year of professional experience as a Ride-Up Lieutenant desired.
2019 Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services Process Suggested Reading List
- Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th Edition ISBN: 978-0-87939-564-3
- IFSTA Item #: 36530;
- Missouri City Personal Policy 2017;
- Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services Standard Operating Guidelines, Policies & Procedures
- Missouri City Fire and Rescue Service Strategic plan 2017-2022;
- Building High-performance Local Governments (Pickering, Brokaw, Harnden & Gardner- First Edition)
Open Date: February 15, 2019 Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Application Review Begins: March 18, 2019
Tentative Testing Date: April 24, 2019
Emergency Response Simulation/Assessment:
May 21, 2019
Panel Interview: Missouri City Old Municipal Court Room
- May 23, 2019
Fire Chief Interview: TBD
The MCFRSD may apply/ consider credentialing from agencies such as the State of Texas Fire Commission and the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) via an established reciprocal process;
The Department of Human Resources Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, experience and overall qualifications;
The selection process for this position will include several components.
Below are the details of our selection process:
Step One – Application Review and classification of all applications to determine minimum qualifications eligibility based on published requirements;
Step Two – Written Test
- Secure a score of 70 or better on the combined scores that results from the Fire Promote Lieutenant Video-Based Written Test, and the written test based on the Fire and Emergency Services Company Officer, 5th Edition book.
Click here for more details on Ergometrics. Additionally, secure a passing score from the Written
This Test will measure: Managing Staff Performance, Managing Difficult Employees, Managing Conflict, Staff Development/Delegation, Interpersonal Relations, Communication Skills, Management Relations, Integrity, Managing Change, Resource Management- Click here for an outline of the Fire Lieutenant Test Preparation Handout.
Step Three – Assessment Center Individuals who successfully pass Steps one (1) and two (2) above, will be invited an emergency response scenario
- Location TBD (Pass/Fail scoring method)
Step Four – Oral Board
- Individuals who pass the above steps will be invited to an Oral Board or interview with a panel of fire professionals, executives or Subject Matter Experts. A score of 70 or higher
Step Five – Fire Chief Interview (not scored) - Once the entire process is completed, and based on the combined scores of the applicants, the MCFRSD will establish a list of eligibles, based overall rankings, which it will use to fill future vacancies for one year or until exhausted. The individual with the highest score will have the opportunity to move into the existing vacancy and so on, until the list is exhausted or expires.
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