Career Details


Airport Firefighter
posted : 07/19/2023
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Full Time
General Job Description

Under occasional supervision, on Department of Airport property, enforces federal, local and state laws, County ordinances and Airport policies and procedures related to public safety and welfare.

Duties for this Position
  • Responds to actual or potential aircraft emergencies to prevent or extinguish aircraft fires and rescue aircraft occupants.
  • Responds to fires to protect life and property.
  • Responds to medical emergencies as a first responder, and providing patient care as appropriate to adopted protocols.
  • Conducts Airfield Safety Self-Inspections IAW 14 CFR 139
  • Works under stressful, high risk conditions.
Position Minimum Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Possession of NFPA Firefighter I and Firefighter II certifications.
  • Two years of Civilian or Military ARFF firefighter experience preferred.
  • Possession of International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) ARFF Firefighter 1003 certification preferred.
  • Possession of a State EMT and/or National Registry EMT certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire. Must maintain EMT certification throughout term of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license, & provide a ten-year driving record with no conviction of DUI/DUS.
  • Must pass a written examination, a physical endurance test, and medical evaluation IAW NFPA standard for Firefighter
  • Will undergo FBI/NCIC fingerprint check and complete ten (10) year work history background check.
  • Provide documentation of NIMS training.
  • Must be able to pass required pre-employment physical & background check.