**Position** ARFF INSTRUCTOR**Req Code** 3490-028**Location** DIRAB**Grade** V-46
Provide Aircraft Rescue Firefighter training in support of a course of a Program of Instruction. Assist in developing operational procedures, conducts training, and ensures program of instruction is in accordance with US DoD and MNG Aviation guidelines. Trains MNG Firefighters in deployment of ARFF operations and to respond to emergency situations. Reports directly to the Aviation Institute Training Division Manager.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct training in support of an Aircraft Rescue Firefighter course of instruction. Develop and implement course training materials as required. Assists in developing instructional guidelines and SOPs; coordinate instructional guidelines and SOPs with the Aviation Institute Operational Fire Department. Ensure the training readiness of personnel to respond to emergency situations. Coordinated training events in support of ARFF, EMS, and special rescue). Perform and participate in the proper mitigation of emergency training. Supervises personnel during emergency, and non-emergency, training operations. Prioritize support requirements to handle multiple simultaneous medical and fire emergencies training events. Develop and implement an ARFF program of instruction. Maintain adequate resources and insure they are maintained in proper operation and in a mission ready state at all times. Maintain files and records on students, equipment including calibration schedules, inspections and inspection results. Participate in weekly meetings with the Aviation Institute Training Division Manager. Conduct direct coordination with the Flight Operations Manager in order to stay abreast of daily aircraft operations and ensure training de-confliction. Create and maintain weekly and monthly reports in support of activities. Conducts internal training and participates in customer training events under the direction of the Aviation Safety Manager and the Flight Operations Manager. Maintains liaison with KAA fire department services. Ability to effectively communicate 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. 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.
Education Level: High School graduate required; associates degree or higher preferred. International Fire Service Accreditation Congress certification, DoD and/or ProBoard required. Firefighter Level II required. ARFF Firefighter required, Hazardous Materials Operations required, Hazardous Materials Technician/IC preferred, ARFF Driver Operator preferred, Fire Inspector I required, Fire Instructor I/II required, Fire Officer I required, Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) required Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by a State Agency or the National Registry preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 5-years firefighting experience in either the U.S. Military, DOD or as a civilian required. Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Ability Requirements: 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. 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 drivers license.