Performs firefighter, rescue and emergency medical response duties at the airport and surrounding properties and by Mutual Aide Agreement throughout the region.
Candidates must pass a written test and an oral interview with a score of 70% or higher. Testing dates TBD.
Candidates should send copies of the following to email@example.com by December 18, 2020: (1) Completed application; (2) Driver’s license; (3) Certificates of completion of NFPA 1001, Firefighter Level One and Level Two; (4) Certificate of completion of Physical Performance Assessment (PPA) test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association or the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT; (5) RI EMT-B License (also other States that have the reciprocal National Standard Test acceptable to the RI Department of Health - RI license required upon hiring); (6) High school diploma or GED
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Drives and operates fire apparatus as needed on and off airport property
Provide emergency medical response and treatment in accordance with RIDOH Protocols and level of training & equipment
Extricates people and bodies at the scene of aircraft incidents
Operates various types of fire extinguishers
Participates in and maintains training as required by the RIAC, the Department and FAA / FAR 139
Performs stand-by duty during aircraft operational periods
Performs stand-by duty as needed and assigned for welding and other “hot work” on the AOA.
Assist in training airport employees in ARFF and firefighting techniques
Performs routine maintenance, cleans, paints and makes repairs to the station, apparatus and equipment within the employees capabilities and responsibilities
Makes periodic inspections of buildings, fuel facilities and fuel vehicles and reports potential fire hazards, in accordance with the level of training provided.
Cooperates with Federal, State and Local authorities in the conduct of their duties as it relates to ARFF activities
May be required to provide security duties and or inspections during periods of heightened threat levels, in accordance with the level of training provided.
Other related duties may be assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to successfully perform each of the listed duties and essential job functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A candidate shall be a minimum of 18 years old and be eligible for security badging.
Have a working knowledge of the methods of fire suppression and prevention.
Possess the ability to acquire the knowledge and methods used in Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting operations.
Must pass a job related Physical Performance Assessment test and remain physically qualified to perform the essential job functions.
Upon an offer to hire, candidate must pass a physical examination in accordance with NFPA 1582.
Upon an offer to hire, a candidate must submit to fingerprinting and pass a required background check of the previous ten years.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED (documentation required)
Practical experience gained as a member of a municipal, volunteer or military firefighter (documentation required)
A combination of Education and Experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above list
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND REGISTRATIONS: For a candidate to be considered eligible for testing and consideration all requirements must be completed and presented with application.
Certificates of completion of course of study fulfilling the requirements of NFPA 1001 – Firefighter Level One and Level Two, required (NFPA 1003 preferred).
Must have successfully passed the Physical Performance Assessment test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association or the Candidate Physical Assessment Test (CPAT) administered by the joint IAFF/IAFC within the past year. Candidates applying utilizing the CPAT must successfully pass the PPA test administered by the RI Fire Chiefs Association within six (6) months from the date of hire.
Current and updated as required RI EMT-B License (also other States that have the reciprocal National Standard Test acceptable to the RI Department of Health - RI license required upon hiring).
Copy of required high school diploma or GED.
About Rhode Island Airport Corporation
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the six state-owned airports as well as for the supervision of all civil airports, landing areas, navigation facilities, air schools and flying clubs.
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is a quasi-public agency.
The vision of RIAC is to be a “safe, convenient aviation gateway for New England.”
The mission of RIAC is “To be a self-sustaining public agency that provided quality facilities:
• For safe, secure, efficient and convenient air transportation for Rhode Island and the New England region;
• By developing, promoting and managing the airport system to stimulate the region’s economic growth; and
• By fostering a corporate culture that balances fiscal, civic and environmental stewardship.
In support of its vision and mission, RIAC has set six key goals in the following areas: Infrastructure,Economic Development, Finance, Customer Service, Communication, and Organization