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Fire Lieutenant Airport - Rural Metro Fire

Company: Global Medical Response Inc
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Airport Fire Lieutenant/EMT Lafayette Regional Airport, LA IMMEDIATELY HIRING! Full-time Opportunities Salary: Full-time: $46,288/average annual compensation Work Hours: 24-hours on, 24-hours off with 38 Kelly Days We are hiring Airport Fire Lieutenant with a passion for firefighting and a demonstrated commitment to cultivating a positive, collaborative work environment. Job Summary: This is skilled firefighting work in combating, extinguishing and preventing aircraft, structural, ground equipment and other fires: in answering emergency calls, and in operation and maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus and station facilities. Work involves training for and participating in duties of protecting life and property by firefighting and rescue activities, usually under close supervision. Employees of this class are required to learn and participate in the operation of apparatus and the performance of hazardous tasks under such handicaps as smoke and cramped surroundings. Although firefighting and rescue work are the most difficult and responsible areas of activity, the major portion of time is spent in routine duties in the care and maintenance of fire department property and equipment, training and studying methods, techniques, and organization. On as needed basis performs supervisory airport crash, fire, and rescue work. Commands aircraft incidents in the absence of the Shift Fire Captain or Airport Fire Chief. Examples of What You Will Do:

  • Respond to all actual, potential or simulated aircraft, hazardous materials (HAZMAT), structural and EMS incidents at the Lafayette Regional Airport and make decisions determining the best method of response.
    • Respond to medical emergencies involving airport patrons and/or employees and provide EMS commiserate to the appropriate level of training, remove victims of all body weights to a safe environment by any means necessary (within limits of personal safety).
      • Ensure the station apparatus, equipment and spare equipment are maintained in good condition and ready for service at all times.
        • Responsible for ensuring all daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual vehicle and equipment inspections are completed.
        • Perform inspections of buildings, structures, fueling facilities and fueling vehicles for fire safety hazards and the elimination of such hazards.
          • Responsible for prompt and proper completion of required reports.
            • Assist in the implementation of the Airport Emergency Plan and respond accordingly.
              • Attend required training classes and train other employees/airport tenants as needed.
                • Responds to all calls dispatched to, both on and off Airport property.
                  • Responsible for driving emergency vehicles, navigating, operating the audible warning devices, listening to and responding to radio communications.
                    • Responsible for ensuring the safe response and arrival of crew and apparatus to emergency scenes when driving apparatus.
                      • Assist or conduct all fire prevention classes and inspections while on shift.
                      • Control ingress/egress into and/or out of Airport property at various times
                        • This position requires uncommon tours of duty to include but not limited to weekends, holidays, rotating shift assignments and overtime duty.
                          • Must be able to work any shift assigned, including nights, holidays and weekends to include scheduled and unscheduled overtime and as needed on an emergency basis.
                            • supervises a unit of Airport Firefighters during an assigned shift.
                            • Perform other duties assigned. Position Minimum Requirements
                              • Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate. Background investigation and pre-employment drug screening is conducted.
                              • Must have NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800
                              • Must be certified as an NFPA 1001 Firefighter I (State or IFSAC)
                              • Must be certified to NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials-Operations level (State or IFSAC)
                              • Must have the ability to obtain certification as an NFPA 1003 Airport Firefighter (State or IFSAC) with current annual burn.
                              • Must be certified as a Louisiana State EMT at time of hire. Must maintain the EMS certification throughout term of employment.
                                • Valid driver license with acceptable driving record in accordance with company policy. DUI within last 5 years is disqualifying.
                                • Must pass company background/ criminal history records check Why Choose Rural Metro? As a national leader in private fire protection services, Rural Metro Fire is one of Global Medical Response's (GMR) family of solutions. Our GMR teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services. View the stories on how our employees provide care to the world at Learn how our values are at the core of our services and vital to how we approach care and check out our comprehensive benefit options at *Get paid to work with your friends! GMR is looking for people like you! GMR Employees, if you know someone like you, have them add your name to their application and receive a Referral Cash Bonus! #WeAreGMR #referralbonus #hiring #firefighter #airportfire #ruralmetro #firehire EEO StatementGlobal Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability. Check out our careers site benefits page to learn more about our benefit options.

Keywords: Global Medical Response Inc, Lafayette , Fire Lieutenant Airport - Rural Metro Fire, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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