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ARFF Firefighter/ Environmental Compliance Specialist

Posted: 01/01/2024

Job Description:

Position responsibilities are primarily 75% Safety/Environmental and 25% ARFF (these estimates  vary based on operational and customer needs).

Job Responsibilities:                                         

  • Perform duties in support of the Environmental Compliance and Safety department to include use of computers and data entry
  • Assist with safety audits, safety equipment inspections and the organization/tracking of chemical and waste inventories
  • Apply standard ARFF firefighting techniques for the protection of personnel and aircraft
  • Provide standby coverage for aircraft operations including flight, ground and maintenance operations
  • Remain available to respond to emergencies while performing routine inspections and other relevant tasking
  • Perform routine inspections and preventative maintenance in accordance with manufacture requirements to ARFF apparatus, equipment and PPE along with proper documentation
  • Responsible for promoting fire safety and enforces fire safety standards by acting and advising on all matters relating to the protection of life and property from fire and other risks
  • Responds to fire alarms and emergencies and act prevent bodily injury and damage to assets
  • Performs basic first aid and First Responder duties as a part of basic life support initial response
  • Drives and operates firefighting vehicles, such as Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles
  • Complete recurring training
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Firefighter I and Firefighter II, meeting NFPA 1001, required
  • Hazmat Operations, meeting NFPA 472 required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle
  • Basic knowledge of fire apparatus, foam systems, dry chemical systems and hydraulic rescue tools
  • Current CPR certification
  • Physical requirements include:
    1. Ability to exert up to and exceeding 100 pounds of force occasionally and negligible amounts of force frequently to move objects
    2. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, sometimes on uneven surfaces
    3. Ability to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in confined spaces
  • ARFF Certificate, meeting NFPA 1003, preferred; must be able to obtain ARFF Certification if not certified 
  • EMT Basic or higher preferred
  • Driver Pump Operator (DPO) preferred
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator (EVOC) Class 5 preferred