DEPARTMENT: Fire Department
SUPERVISOR: Fire Lieutenant
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2021
PAY LEVEL: 140 ($37,364.19 — $57,914.51)
PAY CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
DEFINITION: Entry level position responsible for airport firefighting duties with emphasis on aircraft rescue and firefighting. Performs related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Responds to all alerts, emergencies and incidents providing firefighting and rescue services as directed. Performs general fire station household duties including hose and apparatus cleaning, drying, and minor maintenance and repair work. Participates in inspection of airport facilities for the purpose of fire and accident prevention. Participates in training programs and exercises to maintain currency in aircraft firefighting and rescue functions.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be certified as a firefighter by the State of Florida and maintain such certification current at all times. Employee must by physically fit and be certified as drug free. Knowledge of the principles, procedures and equipment used in modern firefighting and prevention. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license.
MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS: Must pass pre-employment drug testing as well as periodic testing in accordance with airport policy; must pass a 10-year, fingerprint-based, criminal history records check as required by the Transportation Security Administration.