Firefighter – Regina Airport Authority – 2021

Firefighter - Regina Airport Authority - 2021
Fire Recruitment Job Board Team
Published
April 17, 2021
Location
1-5201 Regina Ave., Regina, Canada
Category
Job Type
Closes
May 3, 2021
Salary
37.85 per hour
Work Hours
Shift Work

Description

The Regina Airport Authority requires a Firefighter to be responsible for firefighting, rescue services and emergency medical responses. The role is responsible for rapidly and safely performing duties in hazardous environments and emergency conditions. The primary objective is to save lives in the event of an aircraft accident or incident. A secondary responsibility is to preserve property and evidence. Other duties may include daily checks and light maintenance of equipment, facilities and fire trucks, as well as educating the public on fire prevention and safety

Duties and Responsibilities

  • While promoting safety awareness, perform all duties with an ownership attitude in compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
    • Assist with ensuring appropriate response procedures are carried out in the event of an emergency.
    • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the companies Mission, Vision and Corporate Values.
    • Respond to emergencies including aircraft, structural, medical, hazardous materials and environmental, which may be life threating.
    • Participate in ongoing internal emergency response training.
    • Operate emergency response equipment and perform special techniques in the suppression of fires and to preserve life and property.
    • Respond to after-hours calls as required.
    • Perform minor preventative daily maintenance on fire hall related vehicles, equipment and buildings related to crash, fire and rescue operations.
    • Participate in ongoing theory and the practical firefighter training program in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) and appropriate training courses.
    • Support the development and implementation of fire safety guidelines and evacuation plans for corporate owned buildings and structures.
    • Support and promote fire prevention initiatives.
    • Participate in ongoing Firefighter Emergency Response Service vehicle familiarization training.
    • Participate cross training initiatives with outside agencies.
    • Administer the fire inspection program.
    • Track aircraft movement statistics and complete monthly reporting.
    • Perform the duties of Firefighter Captain in their absence and as requested.
    • Perform off-winter season (April 1 – October 31) airfield inspections program inclusive of generating Aircraft Movement Surface Condition Reports (AMSCR) as required.
    • Conduct the Airport Vehicle Operations Permit (AVOP) program apron, taxi and runway tests; facilitate training as required.
    • Administer the hot work and red tag permit programs.
    • Annually participate and complete fitness testing within prescribed standards.
    • Administer Standard Operating Guidelines.
    • Administer testing and maintenance of fire suppression systems and alarms; maintain accurate records.
    • Assist with annual foam and dry chemical tests required by CARs and file related documents.
    • Ensure adherence to all applicable CARs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • • Current certification of the NFPA 1001 Level 1 and 2.
    • Current Medical First Responders I/AED SK certification.
    • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ firefighting experience.
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience would be considered.
    • Possess a valid Class 3A driver’s license.
    • Knowledge, skill and ability to carry out all functions required by the Canadian Aviation Regulations, Part III, which consists of 303 Aircraft Fire Fighting at Canadian Airports and Airdromes; 323 Aerodrome and Airport Standards Respecting Aircraft Fire Fighting at Airdromes and Airports; 343 Advisory Document for Regulations and Standards.
    • Ability to direct and coordinate response in emergency and non- emergency situations.
    • Knowledge of methods, techniques and practices related to the maintenance and inspection of operational equipment used in emergency situations
    • Knowledge of fire detection, alarm, and fire suppressions systems.
    • Knowledge of the fire inspection process and the ability to monitor and oversee inspections of buildings and property.
    • Working knowledge of the Canadian Transport Emergency Centre (CANUTEC).
    • Ability to operate emergency response vehicles and related equipment.
    • Counselling skills in stressful and pressured situations.
    • Knowledge in exercise design, process, development, and implementation.
    • Knowledge of command-and-control techniques.
    • Knowledge of emergency and firefighting techniques and methods.
    • Ability to take full command of an emergency.
    • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills to professionally manage a multitude of tasks in a customer focused environment.
    • Ability to grow and maintain positive professional relationships with corporate departments, key business partners and team members.
    • Capable of performing within a transparent work environment where collaborative relationships are encouraged, and varied opinions are respected.
    • Robust awareness and commitment to a healthy and safe working environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to have a positive impact on business results.
    • Critical and logical thinking skills, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
    • A self-directed problem solver who can work well both independently and collaboratively within a team.
    • Results oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and timelines with strong attention to detail.
    • Computer literate with Microsoft based applications

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