|JOB TITLE:||Airport Maintenance Worker/Firefighter (Part-Time)||GRADE||9|
|DEPARTMENT:||Hagerstown Regional Airport||FLSA STATUS:||Non-Exempt|
|REPORTS TO:||Airport Facilities Manager|
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Perform responsible protective service work in fire suppression and rescue services in emergency situations and skilled and semi-skilled work in maintenance of the Terminal facility. Direction is provided by the Airport Facilities Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
- Respond to emergency fire and medical situations. Provide fire suppression and related rescue, entry, ventilation, salvage, emergency medical and hazardous materials containment services.
- Conducts routine ARFF vehicle readiness and equipment inventory checks.
- Conduct airfield safety inspections.
- Conduct daily interior and perimeter security checks.
- Maintains emergency services and airfield operational proficiencies by attending FAA and DOD required training classes.
- Perform normal care-taking duties to include general cleaning and maintenance of the airport terminal as well as general exterior light maintenance including mowing and snow removal.
- Performs related tasks as required.
- Assist with airline ground handling operations (baggage loading/unloading, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- General knowledge of the principles, methods, tools and techniques used in airport firefighting and emergency situations.
- Knowledge of the common practices, tools and terminology used in maintaining facilities.
- Must be pleasant, willing to tackle all sorts of unpleasant tasks, and work in all varieties of inclement and even severe weather.
- Knowledge of principles of safety.
- Ability to apply any chemicals used within and outside of the terminal, along with the use of equipment like grooming equipment and snow blower.
- Ability to be self-motivated and work effectively with associates and the public.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- High School Diploma or GED
- University of Maryland or equivalent Firefighter level II
- University of Maryland or equivalent Airport Firefighter certification desirable but not required.
- Current live-burn certificate desirable
- Maryland certified Emergency Medical Technician
- National Safety Council or University of Maryland or equivalent Emergency Vehicle Operators Course.
- University of Maryland or equivalent hazardous Materials Operations course
- University of Maryland or equivalent Pump Operators course
- Minimum of two- (2) years firefighting experience with a career or volunteer fire department.
- NIMS certifications should be submitted for evaluation.
- Applicant should have working knowledge of airport operations.
- Minimum three years’ experience in the operation of emergency vehicles.
- Airline ground handling experience desirable
A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils, and wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus. The worker may be exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
- Must possess a valid Class B Non-Commercial or CDL driver’s license or other state equivalent or the ability to obtain within 9 months of employment.
- Applicant should be honest and trustworthy with a dependable work history.
- Applicant will be subject to a full criminal background investigation to include fingerprinting.
- Within six-months of hire date, applicant shall successfully complete a Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Rescue Firefighting course.
Grade 9 Step 1 @ $21.42 per hour.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States and willing to provide unexpired USCIS Form I-9 employment eligibility verification documentation upon request.
Easy Ways to Apply:
- Visit our website at https://www.washco-md.net/jobs/
- Complete and email an Application to [email protected]
- Complete and mail Application to:
Washington County Human Resources Department,
100 W. Washington Street, Room 2300,
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740.
Internal Candidates are required to use an Internal Application (including resume) when applying.
Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals requiring special accommodations or assistance are requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 240-313-2350, Voice or TDD (D/HH use 711) M/F/H/V.