This National Guard position is for a FIREFIGHTER (HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECHNICIAN) (Title 5), Position Description Number T5705000and is part of the OK 137th Special Operations Wing, Oklahoma Air National Guard.
- This position is part of an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing, Mission Support Group, Civil Engineer Squadron (CE) Squadron, Fire Emergency unit.
- Develops an appropriate strategy for approaching the release site and containing the release.
- Establishes on scene control procedures, including control zones and decontamination processing.
- Drives and operates firefighting vehicles, such as pumpers, aerial ladder trucks, and Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.
- The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Firefighter Technician assigned to a crew engaged in airfield, structural firefighting, crash-rescue, and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT). This position drives and operates firefighting vehicles of significant complexity; and, responds to the presence or the potential releases of hazardous materials for the purpose of stopping or controlling the situations.
- Performs hazard and risk assessment and conducts a complete incident analysis.
- Conducts immediate incident surveys to completely identify materials involved, determines specific hazardous materials that have been released, analyzes surrounding conditions to identify the materials and containers involved; predicts behavior of a material and/or container and recommends mitigation actions.
- Predicts the potential harm to people and the environment.
- Medical Requirements: Applicants for positions that have duties of an arduous or hazardous nature must meet the medical standards described below. Since individual positions may not include all such duties, a physical condition or impairment may be disqualifying for employment only if there is a direct relationship between the condition and the nature of the duties of the specific position to be filled.
Qualification & Experience:
- SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least the GS-06 level controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade. Have experience in rescue operations; experience in detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; experience in operation of fire communications equipment; experience in controlling hazardous materials incidents; and, developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention.
- GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess the experiences or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions and to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, and procedures and that otherwise demonstrates the ability to perform or learn to perform the duties of the position
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Paramedic
Job Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US
Application Deadline: N/A