Forest Fire Fighter Job Description Sample
Stoi Gov: Fire Fighter Type 2 (Rookie)
STOI GOV: FIRE FIGHTER TYPE 2 (ROOKIE) Vacancy Ann. # STOI-19-033 Title STOI GOV: FIRE FIGHTER TYPE 2 (ROOKIE) Supervisor FIRE MANAGEMENT OFFICER (FMO) Department FIRE MANAGEMENT Location WELLPINIT, WA Status REGULAR, FULL-TIME Rate of Pay $14.25 - $14.55 PER HOUR Opening Date APRIL 16, 2019 Closing Date APRIL 30, 2019
This position is located on the Spokane Indian Reservation within the Fire Management organization. The purpose of the position is to serve as a Wildland Firefighter/Forestry/Fuels Technician within the Forestry program. This position is primarily a wildland firefighter performing fire suppression/management/control on an engine, hand crew or helitack module during critical months of June thru September. Incumbent is also required to assist in prescribed burning operations and fuels treatments in a wildland urban interface and hazardous fuels setting. Other duties include: thinning, slashing and chipping, traversing with GPS tools, assisting with stocking surveys and gathering stand exam data.
MAJOR DUTIES (50-60%)
Major duties will be serving as a member of a fire crew assigned to suppress the full range of wildland fires. Perform assignments at the trainee firefighter level to develop a working knowledge of fire suppression and fuels management techniques and practices. This consists of fireline construction, use of pumps and engines, hose lays using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustments in the effective use of water and additives, working in and around aircraft such as helicopters, and understanding safety rules, basic fire behavior and fire and fuels terminology.
Searches out and extinguishes burning materials by moving dirt, applying water by hose or backpack pump, etc.
Chops brush, fells small trees and moves dirt to construct fireline using various hand tools such as axes, shovels, pulaskis, McLeods and/or power tools including chainsaws and portable pumps to control spread of wildland fire and/or to prepare control lines prior to burning.
Patrols firelines to locate and extinguish sparks, flare-ups and hotspot fires that may threaten developed firelines.
Cleans, reconditions and stores fire tools and equipment.
May assist other trained personnel in more specialized assignments such as backfire and burnout, mobile and stationary engine attack, mop up, construction of helispots, helitack operations and performing hover hookups.
Participates in fire and safety training techniques with crew proficiency checks and drills using safety sessions and fire critiques. In addition, practices methods of fire suppression in a safe efficient operation with the use of hand tools, equipment and vehicles used in fireline activities. Ensures own and others welfare and safety in all aspects of assignments.
Communicates over a local radio network.
May be assigned to a fire lookout to provide detection and reporting of wildfires. Reports smoke and fire to a dispatcher giving location, estimated size and other pertinent information. Reports weather and fire behavior information keeping the dispatcher and/or fire officials informed of current conditions.
May be assigned to other management activities which may include but are not limited to cleaning outdoor recreation facilities; mowing grass and trimming shrubs; performing trail and building maintenance; completing resource management projects; removal and disposition of hazard trees; and like duties.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES (40%)
The incumbent is involved with fuels and forestry management activities including; prescribed burning, mechanical fuel treatments, contract compliance, project monitoring, data collection and regen surveys under the supervision of a crew leader.
Monitoring fieldwork to accomplish fuels/forestry treatments that include thinning, slashing, pruning and piling.
Prepares prescribed burn units for ignition; this includes handline construction and removing fuels from the base of power poles, fence posts, and conifer trees.
Serves as a FFT2 on prescribed burn projects.
Maintains all prescribed fire equipment for daily and seasonal use.
Assists in gathering stand exam data, fuel line transects and fire regime condition classifications.
Assists in field with flagging, tagging and general mapping of areas to be treated.
Traversing with GPS tools.
FACTORS: Knowledge Required by the Position
Knowledge of standard fire program requirements, suppression tactics, methods, procedures and skills in the use of wildland firefighting hand tools, pumps and hoses, and chainsaws sufficient to perform routine fire suppression or prescribed fire assignments and to maintain firefighting tools and equipment.
Working knowledge of fire behavior, hazards and accepted fire safety practices and procedures to prevent injury and loss of life.
Ability to perform duties under stressful and adverse operating conditions, such as long work hours, heavy workloads, emergency situations, adverse working and environmental conditions.
Knowledge of agency and interagency qualification, position task book requirements and certification standards and procedures adopted by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must attend and successfully complete Guard School after hire.
Must take a refresher firefighter training class annually.
Must complete and clear a Department of Interior Medical Exam
Must pass physical fitness test for arduous positions annually.
Must obtain and maintain Redcard at a minimum as FFT2.
Must have a Washington State driver's license and be tribally insurable
Ability to perform duties under stressful and adverse operating conditions, such as long work hours, heavy workloads, emergency situations, adverse working and environmental conditions.
This position is considered Safety Sensitive and subject to random drug testing.
Applications are available at the Tribal Human Resource Department or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040
509-458-6583 or 458-6527 Fax: 509-458-6556
Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department
no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.
The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its Indian Preference Policy
All Applicants are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Test
All Positions with the Spokane tribe of Indians are subject to a 90-day orientation period
Fire Fighter 1 - EMT
Under supervision, responds to fire arms, medical emergencies, hazardous condition situations, and other types of emergency and public incidents; protects life and property endangered by fire and other emergencies; performs fire safety inspections; and
performs related duties as require. Position in this class are primarily responsible for the operations of a fire hose and related equipment when engaged in fire suppression and the administration of first aid when engaged in medical calls.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Although other duties may be assigned, the essential duties include the following:
Respond to structure fires, use power tools and hand tools for forcible entry during emergencies; penetrate structure to determine if a rescue
situations; and place in a safe area.
Stabilize the scene of an emergency to insure the safety of the victims and rescuers; stabilize the surrounding area (e g., traffic, control crowd control, evacuations, etc.); and use power tools and hand tools to extricate patients or gain access to areas.
Pull hoses, nozzles and fittings from apparatus; connect hose, nozzles and fittings to supply water where needed; carry hose to where needed to perform extinguishment; use nozzle for application of water stream to extinguish fire; after fire ground operations, prepare hose for transportation to the station; reload hoses, nozzles, etc., on apparatus to maintain proper load; use hand tools to create fire breaks and extinguish hot spots; set back fires in brush or grass.
Remove ladders from apparatus and carry to desired location; spot and raise ground ladders at correct height and proper climbing angel; ascend or descend ladders while carrying people or equipment for rescue or fire ground
Ventilate buildings to clear smoke or other hazardous atmosphere; open doors or windows as needed to assist with ventilation; position ejector using hooks or hangers in doorways or windows to provide suction or pressure; open holes in surfaces with tools (e g., open a roof hole with an axe or chain saw).
Perform salvage operations by moving room contents and covering with salvage covers; constructing various devices with salvage covers to catch, divert, store or remove water; and removing water from buildings using hand tools (e.g., squeegee, water vacuums, mops, etc.)
Perform overhaul operations by removing debris from fire area and opening areas as necessary to check for hidden fire and securing building to prevent unauthorized entry.
Perform clean-up operations by cleaning and drying hoses after use and rolling for storage; cleaning and restoring to proper place, all apparatus,equipment and tools used on fire ground.
Check and inventory all fire fighting tools and equipment for readiness (e g., rescue equipment hoses, hand tools, etc.); visually inspect apparatus for leaks, scratches, damage, etc. to insure readiness; check levels of apparatus fluids (e g., oil, water, fuel, etc.); place personal safety gear,fire fighting tools and equipment, and emergency medical care equipment on apparatus; check emergency medical care equipment for readiness ( e g., replenish first aid supplies in trauma box); and maintain records for appropriate equipment.
Clean and maintain apparatus and equipment (e g., check hose leads, ladders, etc.); insect and clean tools and equipment to maintain readiness and prolong life (e g. check axe handle for cracks, remove tar from axe head, wax
head to prevent rust, etc.); inspect fire fighting protective clothing, helmet, leather safety boots, leather gloves, etc; and perform checks of breathing apparatus and maintain personal gear.
At scene of medical emergencies, use appropriate trauma equipment; use personal safety equipment to limit personal exposure (e g., latex gloves, goggles, etc); locate patients; make proper patient assessment in order to provide necessary medical information; treat a victim or an illness or injury; prepare patients for transportation; and decontaminate equipment and self-following exposure.
Communicate with Fire Captain/Company Officer, and other fire crew members to keep them informed of changes in equipment status during non-emergencies, and changes in equipment status; and complete written forms to keep track of personal records, etc.).
Critique emergencies and participate in pre-fire planning, critiquing and discussing actions taken at emergency calls; making on-site visits to
become familiar with specific hazards within district; and participating in discussions of how to improve actions at emergency calls.
Participate in station drills and training programs (e g. raise ladders, hose heads, first aid practices, etc.); participate in off-site training (e g.
community college courses, State Fire Marshall, etc.).
Perform fire prevention work in community, such as fire safety inspections (e g., look for basic fire code violations); and educational
presentations, etc. during or off-site visits.
High School Diploma or equivalency
EMT-1 Certificate with Riverside County Medical Endorsements,CPR
California State Marshall Firefighter I Certificate or Accredited State Fire Academy Certificate, certified by the State Fire
Possession of a current and valid Class C California driver's license – Required
Current Biddle or CPAT.
How to use and maintain personal safety gear.
Basic building construction standards, materials, and techniques.
Basic life support emergency medical procedures.
Advanced life support emergency medical procedures.
Vehicle, building, and rough terrain rescue/extrication procedures and hazards.
Fire behavior and control in buildings, grass lands, and wild land.
First responder requirements at hazardous materials incidents; fire behavior control involving chemicals and hazardous materials.
Search and rescue techniques.
Tools and equipment (e g., appliances, hoses, ladders, apparatus, etc.)
Specialized training, truck ops. Rescue system 1, 2.
Highly desired truck academy rescue systems 1 & 2, trench rescue, lARRO, swift water technician, confined space rescue.
Learn Knowledge of:
Apparatus types, uses, and operating procedures; readiness and maintenance requirements for apparatus, equipment tools (e g. knowledge of how to prepare for emergency responses).
Rough terrain rescue/extrication procedures and hazards.
Department standards for training and drill requirements.
Personal records maintenance procedures; department standards for training and drill requirements.
Incident Command System (ICS).
Departmental policy and procedures regarding personnel management (employee conduct, complaints, assignments, performance training, scheduling, etc.).
Verbally communicate with other members of a fire crew; follow verbal instructions.
Read and understand materials or instructions in order to apply this information during emergency conditions (e g., IFSA Manuals, etc.); learn technical information in a classroom setting, and transfer this knowledge to actions.
Learn by doing, and acquire skills through practice and feedback.
Work with others on a team, contributing to an overall effort; work closely with other people; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
Apply mechanical principles (e.g., how pulleys, gears, leavers, etc. work).
Visualize spatial arrangements and 3-dimensional characteristics of structure (e.g., if this happens, it will lead to…)
Requires a willingness to work in unpleasant, hazardous, and stressful conditions; performs undesirable, routine, or monotonous duties; work irregular hours; wear protective clothing and equipment; work effectively in confined areas; tolerate
offensive sights and smells.
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
Frequently lift/carry a variety of fire equipment and occasionally move injured persons (requires upper body strength as needed to drag, move or place heavy objects, such as smoke ejectors, victims, charged hose lines, etc.)
Prolonged, rigorous physical activity during emergency situations
Climb and balance on ladders, Reach and handle tools and equipment
Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
Feel objects for temperature, shape and other characteristics
Use fingers to make minute adjustments, tie knots, etc.
Listen for specific sounds during emergency
Demonstrate normal vision and color recognition
Ability to Learn to:
Estimate size, quantity, distance, and slope (e g., estimate size and spread of a fire).
React in an emotionally appropriate manner during routine and emergency situations.
General office environment
To perform the responsibilities of the position, the employee is
required to talk and hear: required to sit, to stand, walk, reach with arms and
hands, climb or balance, stoop.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Detroit Fire Department - Fire Fighter
The Detroit Fire Department provides a safe environment for Detroit's citizens and visitors through public education enforcement of fire codes and deployment of efficient emergency response resources. The Department has 1,200 employees assigned to 7 divisions (Communications, Community Relations, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Fighting Operations, Fire Marshal, Fire Investigations and Training). Operating out of 39 facilities throughout the City of Detroit.
Under immediate supervision, responds to emergency incidents with an assigned Company and extinguishes fires or mitigates the incident. Cleans and cares for apparatus, equipment and quarters.
Examples of Duties
Responds to emergency incidents with an assigned Company.
Connects, carries and operates hose lines and nozzles.
Positions and climbs ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings, or to rescue individuals from burning structures.
Perform medical first responder responsibilities and assists emergency medical personnel in administering life safety measures.
Utilizes a variety of extinguishers and forcible entry tools, including, but not limited to axes, bars, hooks and life lines.
Rescues people and salvages property.
Operates a variety of fire department apparatus and vehicles.
Assists emergency medical personnel in administering CPR and extrications; and handles chemical hazmat, weapons of mass destruction and Homeland Security events.
Participates in public education programs and community relations activities to educate public on how to protect life and property.
Participates in departmental training and drills regarding the operation of departmental equipment.
Lubricates, cleans and polishes fire apparatus and replaces equipment.
Maintains Company facility/quarters including, but not limited to, cleaning quarters, washing windows, and scrubbing floors.
Monitors fire alarm instruments.
Verifies and records alarms received from Computer-Aided Dispatch System, department two-way radio and telephone.
Maintains Company records and prepares reports
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age
High School Diploma or GED.
Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle. Valid State of Michigan Operator License required.
Candidates must provide proof of a valid Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) at time of interview.
Employees in this class will be required to meet and maintain State of Michigan Firefighters' Training Council eligibility standards.
There is no guarantee of a position based on the highest score, although we recommend that you do your best. After the examination process, the scores will be banded in determining those individuals qualified for the position.
The banding ranges will be as follows:
100 to 65 = Qualified (Q)
Below 65 = Not Qualified (NQ)
Selection will be made from all candidates within the band who are deemed qualified. All other applicants will receive a letter from the department indicating that they are not being considered for the position. Supplemental Information
Computerized Based Examination: 50%
Interview: Pass / Fail
- Training, Experience & Personal
Veteran's Points: up to 15 points
Domicile Credit: 15 points
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE ONLY FACILITATES THE SCHEDULING OF THE CPAT. For the most up-to-date CPAT information, schedules and registration, please direct inquiries to: https://www.schoolcraft.edu/testingcenter/firefighter-testing (click on "Firefighter Testing") or call 734.462.4806 during business hours. Candidates should be aware that due to volume, they should BOOK EARLY. The CPAT "MUST" be submitted in order to be scheduled for an interview.
The City of Detroit - Recruitment & Selection Division will facilitate scheduling of the Computerized Based Test for those who appear to meet the minimum entrance qualifications.
PRIOR TO INTERVIEW:
A passing score on the Computerized Based Test is required in order to be interviewed. The following documentation "MUST" be submitted in order to be scheduled for an interview:
Copy of CPAT
Copy of High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Valid State of MI Operator License
Proof of Work History ("IF APPLICABLE") - A letter of reference on company letterhead stating your job title(s), duties, length of employment and work history OR If employers are unwilling to provide such letters, you may submit copies of paycheck stubs or W-2 Forms for employment periods claimed or official performance evaluations.
Proof of Military Service ("IF APPLICABLE") - Military Discharge papers / DD 214 including the Character of Discharge for each term of enlistment.
Proof of Domicile Credit ("IF APPLICABLE") - "Any individual whose domicile is in the City of Detroit twelve (12) months preceding the date of filing his or her application for employment and receives a passing score on the initial computerized based test for entry into classified service shall have fifteen (15) points added to his or her final score in determining his or her eligibility for the position(s) sought".
Proof of Domicile - to prove Domicile in the City of Detroit, an applicant must present proper identification in the form of a valid State of MI Operator License, or State of MI Identification Card, or a valid passport AND submit at least one of the following forms of documentation:
Copies of the front and signature pages of federal income tax return forms and/or W2 forms for the two (2) years immediately preceding the date of application, or
Copies of City of Detroit property bills for the two (2) years immediately preceding the date of application, or
Copies of utility bills/statements addressed to the applicant that reflect billing/assessment dates twelve (12) months preceding the date of application, or any other official documentation deemed sufficient by the Human Resources Department that would substantiate an applicant's domicile as the City of Detroit twelve (12) months preceding the date of application.
Must possess sufficient physical agility, mental alertness and strength to perform the duties and work assignments associated with this classification.
Employees in this class can expect to be engaged in strenuous physical activities, over long periods of time, in unpleasant working conditions including wetness, cold and extreme heat and confined spaces while performing hazardous work.
Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI) based on the requirements of the position.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position.
You will be notified of each phase of the application process by "E-MAIL ONLY". PLEASE CHECK YOUR E-MAIL DAILY FOR NOTIFICATIONS. Please be sure to check your "SPAM FOLDER" as well.
DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY
EXAM NUMBER: 30199C
RE-BULLETIN: This announcement is a re-bulletin to re-open the filing period and revise license requirements and add supplemental questionnaire for the Fire Fighter departmental promotional examination.
RESTRICTED TO EMPLOYEES OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE RECRUIT TRAINING PROGRAM.
THIS EXAMINATION IS SPECIFICALLY FOR FIRE FIGHTER TRAINEES OF THE 153RD RECRUIT CLASS.
FILING PERIOD: 04/15/2019 - This examination will remain open until the needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AT ANYTIME TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT.
Essential Job Functions
Performs fire fighting and rescue duties in all types of fires and in other emergency situations, and enforces the Fire Prevention Code.
Positions allocable to this class receive technical and administrative supervision from Fire Captains and perform a full range of fire fighting and related duties on an assigned shift. These positions must respond immediately at any hour of the day or night, in any weather, to combat life or property threatening emergencies.
Incumbents typically work under hazardous conditions, such as those that involve exposure to fire and smoke. All positions in this class require the physical stamina to perform such strenuous activities as ascending or descending ladders while carrying victims or equipment in order to effect rescues, as well as the ability to manipulate equipment, such as fire hoses, power tools and hand tools. Incumbents must exercise working knowledge of fire fighting principles and techniques, the Fire Prevention Code, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) I principles and techniques, and the proper use of fire fighting and EMT tools and equipment.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Fights structural, watershed, chemical, petroleum, electrical and other fires.
Assists in the rescue or evacuation of persons endangered by fire or disaster.
Assesses patient's condition and provides basic emergency life support services.
Makes pre-fire plan inspections and assists in enforcing the Fire Code, making fire prevention inspections, issuing citations and testifying in court as required.
Operates fire apparatus and equipment as required in emergency or relief situations.
May perform as a paramedic on a mobile intensive care unit.
May operate a pick-up truck equipped with radio, water storage tank and pump.
Performs relief duties such as maintaining station records and equipment.
Completion of the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Recruit Training Program AND an Emergency Medical Technician I certification.
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions*. Fire Fighter endorsement, tank endorsements, with no air brake or manual transmission restrictions is required within twelve months from the date of appointment.
A valid Class A or B Driver License with Fire Fighter endorsement, tank endorsements with no air brake or manual transmission restrictions may be required for some positions in this class.
- LICENSE INFORMATION:
Applicants for this position are required to include a copy of their California driver license at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of submitting their online application. If you are unable to attach your documents, you may e-mail them to Fire-Examination@fire.lacounty.gov or fax them to (323) 264-7159.
Failure to provide any required documentation will result in application rejection. Please include your Name, Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the submitted documents.
Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department.
The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.
4 - Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the eligible list.
Final scores will be sent by U.S. mail. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.
In accordance with Civil Service Rules, names of candidates receiving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 6.02(A)(3), temporary employees in training programs approved by the director of personnel may be allowed to compete in promotional examinations for permanent appointment to the class for which they have been prepared.
The resulting eligible list for this examination will be used to fill Fire Fighter vacancies within the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any Shift
APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN PERSON OR BY U.S. MAIL OR FAX WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab in this posting once it is open for filing.
The County of Los Angeles has replaced its old job application system with a new system.
In order to create your new profile please follow the link below https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty
All applicants must enter a valid email address at the time of application submission. Entering an invalid email address may result in the disqualification of your application during the examination process.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Please fill out your application completely and correctly, including names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, and number of credits and/or certificates earned.
For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information is subject to verification.
Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ONLINE FILING:
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County by visiting http://www.colapublib.org/libs/cities.html or find a WorkSource center near you by calling (888) 226-6300 or visiting http://worksourcecalifornia.co.la.ca.us/centers/WS_find_a_center.htm.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
If you do not already have an account/profile with the County of Los Angeles, you will need to create one. All applicants must submit their application online using their OWN user ID and password.
Using someone else's user ID and password will erase a candidate's original application record. Anyone found in violation will be disqualified from the examination or hiring process, and may be disciplined up to and including discharge.
ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 838-2239
Teletype Phone: (800) 735-2922
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
Department Contact Name: Fire Examination Section
Department Contact Phone: (323) 838-2239
Department Contact Email: Fire-Examination@fire.lacounty.gov
Forest Fire Equipment Operator
Description of Work
This is a re-advertisement - previous applicants will need to re-apply.
Recruitment Range: $32,703 - $51,903
The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provide services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2000 employees.
The N.C. Forest Service is charged by state law to provide for the prevention and control of forest fires in any and all parts of the state.
This position does have fire control and emergency response duties. This position is responsible for the operation of a bulldozer in either fire suppression, pre-suppression, prescribed burning, forestation or all or part of the listed task.
The position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a bulldozer, a hauling unit, and other heavy equipment that may be assigned. Must perform minor repairs and assist district mechanic with major repairs.
Responsible for fabrication of assigned equipment as needed. Other duties may include assisting with information and education programs, a variety of forest management activities or other tasks as assigned.
Work may involve travel away from home for extended periods of time. Work hours are typically 8-5, Mon-Fri, but some work functions require evening, holiday, and/or weekend work.
NC Forest Service has emergency response duties mandated by General Statute. Wildfire and disaster/emergency assistance require year round readiness, 24/7 and may require 7-day work weeks, extended hours and on-call/emergency call-back availability. Overnight travel sometimes required.
Environmental exposures are adverse weather, forest pest, falling limbs, hunters, cramped conditions, intense heat, dust, smoke and hazardous debris. Occasional heavy lifting required.
Residency required within 30 minutes of assigned duty station.
Duty Station Location:
Pitt County Headquarters
5601 County Home Road
Winterville, NC 28590-8442
13 speed hauling unit Driving evaluation may be given the day of the interview.
Crawler Proficiency evaluation may be given the day of the interview.
Pre-employment mandatory drug testing required and must possess a Medical Examiner's Certification (Med Card) as a condition of offer and employment.
Home telephone required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Must have a Class A CDL or a NC CDL Learner's Permit at time of hire
Skilled in performing minor equipment repairs.
Good oral communication skills.
Ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment such as bulldozer, motor grader, and excavator; ability to operate a truck tractor with low boy trailer over the road in a variety of driving conditions; ability to work independently as a team player.
Self-starter and the ability to achieve goals and service oriented with the ability to listen and work cooperatively with others.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and two years of heavy equipment operation experience.
Necessary Special Requirement
Completion of NC FFEO training schedule within two years of hire.
Necessary Special Qualifications
Commercial Driver s License, or NC CDL learner permit at time of hire and NC CDL within 60 days of hire. Pass a drug screening test and possess a Medical Examiner's Certification (Medical Card) as a condition of job offer and employment.
Supplemental and Contact Information
Please follow instructions to apply on-line. It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and experience.
Text or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214.
All Law Enforcement positions and positions requiring a Pilot's License or a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing. All positions requiring a Commercial Driver's License shall also be subject to pre-employment DMV physicals.
Selected applicants must obtain a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) medical certificate prior to employment. If a CDL is listed as a preference and the selected applicant has a CDL at the time of hire then the CDL will become a requirement for the position.
Note: When required, you must answer the question(s) for this position or your application will be considered incomplete.
Questions regarding this posting? Contact 919-707-3201.
Fire Fighter II (Part-Time)
Title: Fire Fighter II (Part-Time)Department:
FireReports To: Fire CaptainStatus: Part-Time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)Wage: $13.00 - $15.93 per hour DOEClose Date: April 22, 2019Please upload copies of required certifications
This is a Part-Time hourly position performing duties as assigned and responding to emergency medical and fire incidents as part of the Syracuse Fire Department Emergency Services Program. This position also includes but is not limited to: * Assisting in educating and training the public in fire and medical programs designed for community awareness. * Attending training to achieve and maintain all necessary certifications and skills to accomplish assigned duties. * Working closely with other firefighting personnel to accomplish common goals and objectives outlined by the Fire Department.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of: EMS and resuscitation techniques and their application; technical and administrative principles and practices, methods and techniques of fire suppression, prevention programs and emergency medical services; Operation, maintenance and uses of modern firefighting equipment; Local and national Building Fire Codes and the City's demographics. * Skilled in: Operation of the applicable tools and equipment; Working under stress and using good judgment in emergency situations. * Ability to: Present various options and approaches to problem identification and resolution; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; analyze situations and adopt a reasonable course of action; Work irregular shift hours.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and smell. Employee will also occasionally be required to perform a variety of physically demanding maneuvers and activities while involved in firefighting and rescue operations, including running, walking, stooping, bending, rolling, crawling, climbing, jumping, lifting, carrying, dragging, and safely operating assigned equipment and vehicles. Employee must successfully pass a medical exam and a METs test after job offer. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:The noise level is usually quiet in office settings and loud at emergency scenes. Work is performed primarily in office, vehicles and outdoor settings. Work is often performed in emergency and stressful situations. Individual is exposed to hazards associated with fighting fires and rendering emergency medical assistance including, but not limited to smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents and oils.Work can be under a variety of unfavorable conditions including harsh weather, poor or no lighting, extremes in temperatures, all types of weather conditions, electrical hazards and exposure to communicable diseases and blood-borne pathogens in body fluids.
Security Officer - Fire Fighter In Simi Valley
Security Officer/Fire Fighter
- Full Time in Simi Valley $17.56/hr.
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America's leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program. We promote from within our company! You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal's many success stories.
Apply to join the LARGEST SECURITY COMPANY in the United States!
The Professional Security Officer-Fire Fighter is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company's core purpose which is "to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities". They are responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. The security officer is a deterrent to criminal activity by remaining visible and presenting a neat and professional appearance in properly worn uniform and associated equipment.
The Security Officer may be asked to perform many essential functions at the facility where they work, although not an exhaustive list, these are a few of them:
Respond to: All emergency fire and security alarms, medical emergencies, haz mat incidents, and requests for service.
Fire operations: Building inspections, fire extinguisher inspection and maintenance, inspection and testing fire systems, approve welding operations (hot work permits), fire hydrant testing, PA system testing, Fire engine operations, minor vehicle maintenance, water leaks.
Basic Job Responsibilities:
Inspect Weekly - public areas, hallways, stairwells, assembly areas, meeting rooms, cafeterias, coffee shops and kitchens, industrial areas, garage and health facility.
- All offices and work areas.
- Inspect Daily
- All graphic annunciator panels & network fire alarm systems, stairwell exits and follows the techniques as prescribed in post orders.
Assist the Site Focal with emergency training for "floor wardens".
Participate in Fire and Life Safety systems testing, to include month end testing,
scheduled weekly and daily testing, acceptance testing, for new systems and
testing of repaired or upgraded systems to ensure that they function to meet the
design specification and are code compliant.
Assist in investigations of safety and fire incidents and prepare USIR reports after each incident.
Assist in Fire and Life Safety training for new security officers.
Prepare and submit reports on results of the various inspections and tests as
Assist in coordinating and conducting Emergency Evacuation/Shelter-In-Place Emergency & Fire Safety Plan.
Perform such other duties as required by the site focal.
Items to be inspected by the Fire Protection Specialist
- FIRE EXTINGUISHERS IN PUBLIC AREAS
- STROBES/SPEAKERS, FIRE BELLS AND PULL STATIONS
- HEAT AND SMOKE DETECTORS
- ELECTRICAL/TELEPHONE/NCR CLOSETS
- PUBLIC ASSEMBLY AREAS
- INDUSTRIAL AREAS
- WORK SPACE
- SPRINKLER SYSTEM AND FIRE PUMP
Wildland certifications: s-110, s-130, s-190
Experience in working with Fire Life Safety and Security Monitoring Systems
Hazardous Materials certifications: First Responder Operations (FRO) within a year / Hazwoper
CPR (Health Care Provider)
Valid Drivers License
Effective organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong written and oral communications skills
Ability to conceptualize and analyze problems; identify problems and provide clear concise solutions
Be self-motivated and possess a strong initiative and follow through ability.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment as well as working independently
Must be a team player and responsive to the needs of the other team members of the Security Management Team and the operational needs, goals and objectives of GSDCS
Be competent in the use of all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite products
Key Competencies: Integrity, Problem Solving, Conflict Management, Time Management, Customer Focus, Timely Decision Making, Drive for Results, Building Effective and Performing Teams, Learning on the Fly.
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 150,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com or http://www.aus.com/offices to contact your local office.
We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.
Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Fire Fighter Driver Operator
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 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.
NR Forest Fire Response Lead
Job Class: Natural Resources Forestry Fire Response LeadWorking Title: NR Forest Fire Response Lead
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 03/28/2019
Closing Date: 04/10/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Natural Resources
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Varies
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $15.92 - $20.64/hourly
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 203 - Service/AFSCME
Work Area/Location: Northome Forestry Field Station
Employment Condition: Full Time Seasonal
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This is a split seasonal position with anticipated season dates of February 25 to June 7 and September 10 to November 9. Seasons are subject to change based on weather conditions. Hours of work may vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays.
This position performs routine fire response and preparation work and leads emergency fire fighters to control and extinguish wildfires for the Department of Natural Resources.
Preparation of wildfire suppression needs by organizing and maintaining fire suppression equipment, supplies and tools, by maintaining an inventory of supplies and requesting new supplies as needed; by winterizing fire suppression equipment before storage at the end of fire season; and maintaining buildings, grounds, fire warden signs, and fire related facilities.
Responding to initial attack wildfires and work on prescribed burns as part of the area wildfire suppression team by leading emergency fire fighters; by operating fire suppression equipment; protecting the fire scene and gathering information for the arson investigator; and completing initial reports.
Assisting Area Supervisor with fire prevention activities by directing emergency fire suppression personnel and assisting with their training.
This position requires both hand and power tool operation and strenuous physical work under unfavorable conditions; requires endurance necessary to perform tasks under extreme environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, wind, and smoke; and requires frequent travel for fire suppression purposes throughout Minnesota.
Knowledge of wildfire suppression including initial attack, fire behavior, fire control, mop up, and fire line safety sufficient to effectively suppress fires.
Knowledge of fire suppression equipment maintenance and operation sufficient to prepare and respond to wildfire suppression needs.
Knowledge of state and local fire laws and regulations sufficient to report violations.
Ability to understand and use information contained in the Forestry Administrative Area Fire Plan sufficient to prepare for and respond to wildfires.
Communication skills sufficient to ensure accurate and effective transmission of information through internal and interagency communications for routine and crisis situations.
Ability to recognize reportable events sufficient to meet Forestry fire reporting requirements.
Ability to maintain and organize fire line equipment so that equipment is functioning and available when needed to suppress fires.
Ability to use maps and GPS equipment sufficient to quickly locate fires and access routes by section, township, range, and latitude/longitude.
Ability to operate fire equipment sufficient to carry out fire suppression activities in a safe and effective manner.
Ability to coach and direct emergency firefighters to ensure effective and safe suppression and pre-suppression activities.
Two months wild fire response experience.
Possession of a valid Class A (Commercial) Driver's License or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
Ability to pass the DNR Forestry physical standards on an annual basis (based on the Federal Moderate Standard).
Must have successfully completed the following training: Fire Fighter Training S-130; Introduction to Wild Land Fire Behavior S-190, Introduction to Incident Command System I-100, Human Factors on the Fire Line L-180, and Incident Management System and Introduction IS-700.
Requires an unrestricted Class A Driver's License: a combination of vehicles with a gross COMBINATION weight (GCW) of more the 26,000 pounds, and the towed unit has a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 10,000 pounds within six months of date of hire. Employees who are required to retain this license will be included in the DNR Drug and Alcohol Plan. This will require the employee to be pre-employment drug tested and be included in a random drug and alcohol testing program.
An unrestricted Class A Driver's License.
National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG) Red Card qualified Engine Boss (ENGB), Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4), Tracked Vehicle Operator (TVOP) and/or Initial Attack Dozer Operator (DOZ1), Helicopter Crew Member (HECM), Squad Boss (FFT1, Faller Class B (FALB).
Knowledge of DNR Forestry fire reporting system sufficient to complete and enter reports.
Requires occasionally lifting articles such as 50-pound bags of feed maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
This position requires at least an unrestricted Class D Driver's License upon hire AND an unrestricted Class A Driver's License: a combination of vehicles with a gross COMBINATION weight (GCW) of more than 26,000 pounds, and the towed unit has a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 10,000 pounds within six months of date of hire.
It is policy of the Department of the Natural Resources that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
Employment Reference Check
SEMA4 Records Check
Criminal History Check
Why Work For Us
The Department of Natural Resources is proud to operate within a Culture of Respect that provides a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for all employees. This means that our employees are supportive of a diverse workplace, are respectful to one another and to our customers. We believe that promoting a Culture of Respect allows our employees to do their best work in support of the agency's mission.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page and submit an application/resume that clearly describes how you meet the qualifications listed above. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please submit your certificate to Bobbie Donat at email@example.com by the job posting close date.
If you have questions about the position, contact Wes Belanger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218.246.8343.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the DNR's Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-mail: ADAdiversity.DNR@state.mn.us or by calling Sarah Spence-Koivisto at 651.259.5016; or using MN Relay 711.
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District Forest Fire Patrolman
The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, golf courses, trails and parkways.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking qualified candidates for the position of District Forest Fire Patrolman (State Fire Fighter III, Grade 15).
Incumbent patrols state forests, woodlands and other property to detect fires; suppresses fires using standard firefighting equipment and techniques; provides fire line supervision; maintains firefighting equipment; and provides information to the public on fire prevention and safety; supports the management Federal Excess Property Program for the benefit of both DCR and municipal fire departments.
The basic purpose of this work is to protect state property and the public from fire.
DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Patrols state and county forests, woodlands, and other property through on site inspection to detect wildland fires and to assess the condition of access roads, and reporting violations of the forest fire laws.
Trains with and maintains firefighting equipment in proper condition by performing routine maintenance and inspection to ensure preparedness for emergency situations.
Responds to and suppresses wildland fires, and may provide fire line and/or operational supervision at the direction of the District Fire Warden or higher, or the on-scene officer in charge/incident commander of municipal fire department having jurisdictional responsibility.
Responds to calls for emergency assistance at the direction of the District Fire Warden by determining appropriate action to be taken, providing firefighting assistance and/or by providing emergency medical treatment to injured persons.
Assists at the direction of the District Fire Warden in wildland fire investigation through visual inspection of sites and examination of physical evidence to gather information to be used in determining cause.
Determines the exact location of fires through the use of topographical maps, charts, GPS, GIS, and other computer mapping software, and must triangulate with other fire towers through the use of alidades and other specialized fire detection equipment to ensure rapid response to the designated fire
Operates fire towers, trains seasonal and other personnel on the forest fire detection system and related equipment, and coordinates fire tower observation operations.
Gathers, records, and calculates daily indices of the fire weather system using remote automated weather stations (RAWS) or facility weather stations.
May assist at the direction of the District Fire Warden in rescue operations by sarching for lost persons, downed aircraft and flood or drowning victims.
Maintains assigned area by assisting with fire break or road construction, maintaining fire roads and towers and keeping fire roads and power lines clear to ensure prompt and unobstructed access to emergency sites with the use of chain saws, brush saws and other related equipment.
Assists at the direction of the District Fire Warden the training of fire agency staff, other agency fire personnel and the general public in the methods and techniques of fire prevention and control.
Assists the District Fire Warden with delivery of Fire Prevention programming within the agency and to local partners and interested groups using the Smokey Bear program.
Performs related duties as assigned and assists District Fire Warden in all aspects of fire management.
Based on assignment, incumbents of positions at this level also:
- Perform park or recreation area maintenance during low fire danger periods.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in firefighting, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. An Associate's degree with a major in fire science may be substituted for one year of the required experience*
II. A Bachelor's degree with a major in fire science may be substituted for the required experience.*
- Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
1.Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
2.Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Class 2 Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
3.Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) certificate from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
4.Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid standard first aid and personal safety certificate and first respondent certificate issued by the American Red Cross.
5.Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid certificate as a Deputy Environmental Police Officer within one year of employment.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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