Primary Location: MARSHALL ISLANDS-OCONUS-KWAJALEIN ATOLL
Security Clearance: NAC-I
The Firefighter/ EMT is responsible for responding as a team member of the fire and emergency crew to save lives; provide first aid; preserve property, the environment, and mission functions. Additionally, responsible for mitigating hazards during fires, medical emergencies, hazmat incidents, personnel rescues, natural disasters, aircraft incidents, and other emergency events.
- Provides medical support for medevacs and marine department as needed.
- Maintain, inspect and submit requests to order EMS supplies and equipment.
- Conducts inspections, operations, testing, and first preventive maintenance to ensure readiness and serviceability of all apparatus, equipment, property, and personal protective equipment assigned.
- Performs all responsibilities of an EMT assigned to the ambulance and or engine companies.
- Conducts fire risk management surveys, company inspections and prepares pre-fire plans.
- Provides fire/EMS safety training and education to the work force to include CPR and EMR.
- Utilizes power and manual tools and equipment as may be required.
- Conducts quarterly facility inspections.
- Conducts fire ground tasks, functions and station duties.
- Work on other islands within the Atoll as part of an assigned crew performing duties associated with F&ES operations onthose islands.
- Responds to off-duty recalls as required.
- Operates as a 911 Communications Center Operator (CCO) and dispatches crews accordingly.
- Attends all training, instructs classes as required, and participates in the DoD Firefighter Certification Program (FFCP)and physical fitness program.
- Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
- Working under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, EMS Protocols, industry standards and accepted trade practice to mitigate medical emergencies.
- Following and participating in all company safety policies, procedures and programs.
- Effectively communicating with supervisors, co-workers and the community in a professional manner.
- Completion of Patient Care Reports in the Emergency Reporting Data Base.
- Thoroughly understanding policies, rules, regulations, practices and procedures of the F&ES organization.
- Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Preferred Associate’s degree or higher in Fire Science.
- Two (2) years’ of work experience as a professional firefighter/EMT.
- Graduate from a recognized Fire Academy resulting in International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC),
- National Board or Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard), or Department of Defense (DOD) certification as a Firefighter I & II and Hazmat Awareness and Operations (HAZMAT Operations).
- Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) certified by IFSAC, ProBoard (NFPQ), or DOD.
- Possess and maintain a current state or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) EMT license, and current CPR card.
- Possess DoD, ProBoard or IFSAC Driver Operator Pumper, Driver Operator ARFF, Driver Operator MWS
- Posses Telecommunicator I and II certificate.
- Meet the requirements of NFPA 1582 Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments.
- Successful passing of the physical fitness exam IAW NFPA 1500, drug testing, and background investigation.
- Ability to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
- Preferred skill in using a personal computer and Microsoft Office programs.
- Preferred DOD, Pro Board, or IFSAC Certifications:
- HAZMAT Technician
- Inspector I
- Instructor I
- Possess a current U.S. Passport or have the ability to obtain one before hire.
- Possess a valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving record
- Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Capable of performing all duties of interior structural firefighting (OSHA 1910.156 requirement)
- Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
- Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
- Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Fire Fighter / Prevention Worker (Full-time)