Company: Indianapolis Airport Authority
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Indianapolis International Airport
The IAA is required by law to comply with federal
COVID-19vaccination mandates. Because IAA is a party to certain
contracts with federalagencies, we are deemed "federal contractors"
and subject to the President'sExecutive Order 14042. The Order
requires us to follow "COVID-19 WorkplaceSafety: Guidance for
Federal Contractors and Subcontractors," which includes
arequirement that all our employees be fully vaccinated.
It is the responsibility of the Firefighters to respondto all
emergency calls on airport property which involves property
damage,injury, or a threat of property damage or injury focusing
first on the safetyof the individual and secondly on minimizing
property damage. Ensure that theairport has the capability to
respond to emergencies within the standardsestablished by the FAA
- Daily, inspect and confirm the operating status of the truck
assigned, checking fluid levels by gauge and manually, operating
pumps, ensuring that all required equipment is on board and that
radios operate properly. Fuel and clean truck as necessary.
- Throughout the shift, maintain the fire station both inside and
outside, mopping floors, washing windows, sweeping, dusting,
maintaining storeroom, shoveling walks and cleaning the kitchen and
- Respond to emergency calls within the FAA time limits by
getting to one's truck, bunkering, operating the truck, driving to
the scene and employing the necessary rescue tactics ranging from
spraying fire retarding agent, to stabilizing an injured party and
packaging for transportation. Emergency calls may include, but are
not limited to, airplane crash, building fire, automobile accident,
occupational injury, passenger or crew injury.
- Respond to spills of fuel or hazardous substances and bomb
threats. Build dikes or contain fuel or hazardous substances in
such a manner as to prevent discharge into the surface drainage
system. Respond to bomb threats by evacuating and securing the area
and assisting the Police Bomb Squad.
- Conduct fire code inspections, escorts, safety seminars, and
- Participate in continuous physical and mental training.
- Work in Emergency Operations Center per NIMS guidelines.
- Perform any other function assigned.
- Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school or
successful completion of a high school equivalency exam.
- Ability to perform all the physical and cognitive tasks
outlined in the job description.
- Any combination of education and experience that provides the
knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this
- Valid driver's license and a demonstrated good driving
- Successfully complete Airport Firefighter certification as
- Successfully complete, on an annual basis, required EMS
In-service, once certified by the state.
- Ability to perform all the essential functions of the job
outlined above without creating a direct threat to the safety of
oneself or others.
- Uncorrected vision of 20/100 or better and corrected vision of
20/40 or better.
- NIMS 100, 200, and 700, and 800 certifications.
- Certification of Firefighter II.
- With multiple worksites, the noise level varies from the office
environment and the outside environment.
- The incumbent in this position is expected to work
independently and as part of the team.
- Regular extended continuous work schedules, able to work
- Exposure to dust, dirt, mud, hazardous chemicals, infectious
substances, moving machinery, and nip points.
- Exposure to high stress and life-threatening situations.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be
construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties,
and skills required of personnel so classified.
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