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Firefighter/EMT

Company: Indianapolis Airport Authority
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Firefighter/EMT

Employment Type
Full Time

Division
Fire

Location
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.

General Summary
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 regulations.

Essential Functions

  • 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 restrooms.
  • 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 training sessions.
  • Participate in continuous physical and mental training.
  • Work in Emergency Operations Center per NIMS guidelines.
  • Perform any other function assigned.
    Minimum Requirements
    • 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 position.
    • Valid driver's license and a demonstrated good driving record.
    • Successfully complete Airport Firefighter certification as prescribed.
    • 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.
      Work Environment
      • 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 flexible hours.
      • 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.

Keywords: Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis , Firefighter/EMT, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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