Oversees and manages an operational Crash, Fire and Rescue shift in the readiness and response of Aviation, ground, structural, hazardous materials and emergency medical operations. In charge of ensuring compliance with Aircraft Fire and Rescue, training program in support of an airfield for rotary and fixed wing aircraft for shift assigned. Develops procedures and ensures all personnel have met requirements dictated by their job description. Conducts training and drills dictated by NFPA regulations.
Is responsible for Fire Department Operations at assigned duty location. Oversees and is in charge of the firefighters of his assigned shift. Develops operations guidelines and SOGs; coordinates operational guidelines and SOGs with the fire chief. Serves as an instructor and mentor to MNG Firefighters assigned to the unit. Ensures assigned shift responds to all requests for emergency services (fire, EMS, special rescue). Ensures the assigned shift performs and participates in the proper mitigation of emergency services. Supervises personnel during emergency operations and non-emergency operations via the chain of command system. Prioritize support requirements to handle multiple simultaneous medical and fire emergencies. Ensure adequate resources are maintained in a mission ready state at all times. Ensure the Maintenance of files and records on equipment including calibration schedules, inspections, and inspection results. Ensure personnel scheduling rosters are created and maintained. Conduct direct coordination with the Flight Operations Manager in order to stay abreast of daily aircraft operations and specific aircraft changes which would affect firefighting techniques. Create and maintain weekly and monthly reports in support of activities. Ensures internal training events and customer training events are conducted in compliance with aviation safety and airfield management standards. Maintains liaison with KAA fire department services. Ability to communicate effectively with the customer in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.As part of the selection process, a physical will be conducted. Candidates must have normal color discrimination, visual acuity correctable to 20/20 in one eye, 20/30 in the other eye and not more than 20/200, each eye, uncorrected. Candidates must not have any record of pyro phobia, acrophobia or claustrophobia. Must have and maintain a BMI 35 or less and successfully pass a physical fitness assessment annually. Reports to the Lead ARFF Instructor. Works within the rules and regulations of Army airfield flight operations and safety guidelines and applicable firefighting and emergency services training and guidelines. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities. Supervisory Responsibilities: Not Applicable
Education Level: High School graduate required; associates degree or higher preferred. Department of Defense, Pro Board, or International Fire Service Accreditation Congress certification required. Fire Officer I required. Hazmat Operations required. ARFF Firefighter required. Fire Inspector I required. Fire Instructor I required. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) – Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by a State Agency or the National Registry Required.
Experience: Minimum of 6 years ARFF firefighting experience in either the U.S. Military, DOD or as a civilian required.
Specific knowledge, skill, and ability: Expert knowledge of aircraft rescue and firefighting techniques, practices and equipment, as well as first aid and CPR. Considerable knowledge of the design and characteristics of military and civilian rotary wing aircraft. Considerable knowledge of exit and safety procedures of various military and civilian rotary wing aircraft, and structural fire/alarm detection/suppression systems and structural firefighting. Ability to quickly perform and direct all functions in difficult and hazardous situations, without hesitation. Ability to comprehend and apply instructions and communicate information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to learn, apply and teach aircraft rescue and firefighting techniques and practices. Ability to lead in potentially dangerous situations and make quick and sound decisions. Ability to perform physically demanding work and withstand very hazardous conditions. Skill in the operation of aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment, tools and vehicles, including highly specialized firefighting apparatus. Possesses a valid Class B driver’s license.
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Target Audience: Veterans, Military Transitioning Service-members, and Skilled Aviation Professionals. Position will remain open until filled or until December 2021.