The Firefighter is responsible for protecting lives and property from fire by performing rescue and firefighting operations that involve fires, vehicle accidents, and natural disasters.
Perform search, rescue, and firefighting operations involving fires, accidents, floods, bomb incidents, and spillage of dangerous substances
Safely and efficiently operate emergency response vehicles, equipment, and tools
Operate hand and power tools to ventilate structures, position and climb ladders, pull hoses from truck bed and connect to hydrant and pump apparatus, and operate water charged hose lines of various sizes to combat fires
Operate pumps, foam generators, boom and ground sweep nozzles, and other similar equipment
Perform salvage and overhaul operations to minimize damage
Participate in station drills and emergency procedures training
Respond to hazardous materials emergencies in accordance with requirements
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to make sound decisions quickly under stressful conditions and perform duties under hazardous conditions requiring considerable physical exertion
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and non-verbally
Ability to work effectively with others
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
Minimum one (1) year experience in fire fighting
High School Diploma or equivalent
Prefer Associate's Degree
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), DOD, or National Pro-Board Certifications as Fire Fighter II, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF - not required for fire departments without an aircraft fire fighting mission)
Possess DoD, ProBoard or IFSAC Driver Operator Pumper, Driver Operator ARFF, and Driver Operator MWS.
Possess Telecommunicator I and II certificate.
Valid driver's license
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Capable of performing all duties of interior structural firefighting (OSHA 1910.156 requirement)
Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
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