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  • FIREFIGHTER (PARAMEDIC) with Security Clearance United States
  • ClearanceJobs in United States, , United States
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  • 1 week ago

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Duties -Provide advanced life support. -Perform structural firefighting duties for a variety of facilities, which may include large multistoried buildings, industrial areas, and/or base storage facilities. -Maintain firefighting equipment and fire station facilities. -Comply with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and perform work in a manner that enhances the safety of the... work environment. Requirements Conditions of Employment
• U.S. Citizenship Required
• Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
• This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
• Disclosure of Political Appointments
• Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position.
• This position may require drug testing and the candidate may be subject to passing a drug test upon selection.
• Employee must participate in a mandatory physical fitness program.
• Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management.
• The employee is required to work a 72 hour week on a 48 hour on/72 hour off basis which includes weekends, and holidays. May be subject to recall.
• This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program.
• The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate. valid driver's license is required.
• Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
• May be required to participate on Hazardous Materials Teams (HAZMAT).
• May be required to perform duties associated with the operation of aircraft arresting barrier equipment.
• Must maintain current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic certification. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATION(S) WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
• May be required to attain/maintain current Wildland Certification Red Card (Affiliated with Air Force National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG).
• Selectee may be required to serve a probationary or trial period
• Relocation costs or other incentives may be available and considered by the organization. Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-0081, Fire Protection and Prevention Series. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: The applicant must have, or will have one year within 120 days of closing of this announcement, one year of specialized experience at a level close to the work of this position that has given me the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform. Typically, we would find this experience in work within this field that is closely related. To be creditable, one year of the specialized experience must have been equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-07), pay band or equivalent. Specialized experience is described as (1) controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or governmental fire department or brigade; (2) rescue operations; (3) detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; (4) operation of fire communications equipment; (5) controlling hazardous materials incidents and/or (6) developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in- grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. Due to the use of 120 day rosters, applicants within 120 days of completion of TIG requirements are encouraged to apply. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
• Knowledge of basic and specialized airfield and structural firefighting equipment (fire alarm system operation, fire extinguishing equipment operation, etc.), techniques, and procedures.
• Knowledge to apply Advanced Life Support techniques and protocols.
• Knowledge of basic and specialized building design, construction, and occupancy; and of safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards, regulations, and/or technical orders.
• Skill in operating communications equipment.
• Ability to maintain good working relations; to communicate orally and in writing; and to lift and carry heavy loads. MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE: Title 5 U.S.C. 3307 authorizes the head of any agency to establish a maximum entry age for the original appointment of individuals to the position of primary and rigorous firefighter. The date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a position as a Firefighter. This age restriction does not apply to those who have previously served in a Federal civilian firefighting position covered by title 5 U.S.C. section 3307 provisions OR qualified veteran preference eligible covered by title 5 U.S.C. 330
• PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• Employee is required to be certified by the DoD Firefighter Certification System as Fire Officer I*, Fire Instructor I*, Fire Inspector I*, Firefighter II (includes Firefighter I), HAZMAT Awareness, HAZMAT Operations, and National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT)-Paramedic (EMT-P) certification. YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR CERTIFICATION(S) WITH YOUR APPLICATION.
• Employee is required to be certified by the DoD Firefighter Certification System as Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I and Fire Inspector I within 12 months of entrance on duty. This position has been designated as Key. In the event of a crisis, selectee must perform the Key duties until relieved. This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization. Requires the incumbent be removed from military recall status. This is a Mission Essential (ME) position performing a Mission Critical Function (MCF) which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continued through full resumption of all functions.
• PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Perform strenuous physical activities such as lifting heavy firefight equipment, climbing standard and aerial ladders, and lifting and carrying people and equipment for rescue and salvage. NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL.
• WORK ENVIRONMENT: Firefighters are regularly exposed to a variety of dangerous situations such as fires that are out of control, toxic spills, or possible explosions. Hazards include: Burns, dehydration, and other effects of heat, smoke inhalation, falling materials, or explosions; Exposure to toxic materials and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive agents; Physical injury and sensory damage from firefighting activities and noise levels; Dealing with victims in varying stages of fright, panic and injury; Operating or riding on fire truck under adverse conditions or flying in aircraft to reach crash sites of fires in outlying areas.
• Special Retirement Provisions Authority: - FERS Position covered as rigorous under the FERS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8401(14), 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), and 5 CFR 842.802]. Authority, Under Secretary of Defense Memo, dated 30 December 2004. - CSRS Position covered as rigorous under the CSRS special retirement provisions for Federal firefighters [5 U.S.C. 8331(21), 5 U.S.C. 8336(c), and 5 CFR 831.902]. Authority, Under Secretary of Defense Memo, dated 30 December 200
• Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional information Hill Air Force Base provides worldwide engineering and logistics management for the F-16 Fighting Falcon, A-10 Thunderbolt II, and the Minuteman III ICBM. The base performs depot maintenance of the F-16, A-10 and C-130 Hercules aircraft. The base is located between Ogden and Salt Lake City. The area has year round activities include skiing, hiking, boating, extreme sports, fishing and hunting, with four distinct seasons, low humidity and moderate snow fall in the valley. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like
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