Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:51 PM
Rural/Metro is a leader in private ambulance and fire protection services in 21 states and more than 700 communities nationwide. Rural/Metro has provided high:quality patient care, met and exceeded the expectations of the communities we serve, and invested in the success of our employees since 1948.
Under supervision, the Airport Firefighter performs work in controlling and extinguishing fires; rescuing persons endangered by aircraft crash or fire, or by structural fire; preventing fire by reducing or eliminating potential fire hazards; responding to and providing assistance for medical aid calls, vehicle accidents, and Hazmat incidents. This job description applies to both full:time and part:time employees.
:Responds to and mitigates emergency incidents including, but not limited to, structural fires, aircraft accidents and/or fires, medical emergencies, automobile accidents, hazardous materials releases and confined space emergencies, terrorist related emergencies, mutual aid requests and weather related emergencies.
:Participates in hazard reduction strategies, including risk assessments, safety audits of airside and landside sectors and other airport/customer facilities to enforce policies and fire codes used by the airport/customer, to include the issuance of required permits.
:Inspects fuel storage areas and fuel service vehicles in accordance with airport/customer policy and FAR Part 139.
:Performs runway safety inspections / self:inspections and runway friction monitoring.
Emergency Medical Services
:Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations, providing emergency and non:emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle, and transferring patients to medical facilities.
:Treat patients in accordance with level of training (first responder or EMT:B) and established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.
:Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.
:Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to their immediate supervisor.
:Perform daily maintenance of facilities by cleaning, inspecting, and any other facility maintenance deemed necessary.
:Completes/Provides detailed written fire/EMS reports and fire station records as required.
:Obtain thorough knowledge of corporate policies and local Fire Standard Operating Guidelines.
:Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training
:Participates in continuing education training courses to ensure FAA competencies are maintained at all times.
:Participates in the on:going technical and practical training within the airport as required.
:Provides cooperative/supportive interaction with co:workers, supervisors, airport staff, local fire and EMS departments, and other state, local and federal agencies.
:Participates in the Fire Department Public Education program by promoting fire safety through tours of the station, safety briefings, extinguisher classes and informational flyers.
:Operates and inspects communications equipment.
:Conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner and in accordance with airport and /FAA policies.
:Prepare written documents for internal and external audiences.
:Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
:Must participate in scheduled and unscheduled onsite compliance audits.
:Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.
:Complies with all company and customer policies and procedures.
• Location: jupiter, West Palm Beach
• Post ID: 65272227 westpalmbeach