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- Hobbs, New Mexico
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Airport Firefighter job at Lea County New Mexico in Hobbs NM
Description, duties, responsibilities
Team up with Lea County!What do we do?Our purpose is to make a difference in the community to makeLeaCounty a better safer and more enjoyable place to live. And it s our employees who make that happen.Our employeesserve in positions as diverse as clerk administrative assistant accountant attorney detention officer engineer IT professional maintenance technician mechanic heavy equipment operator law enforcement officer supervisor and managerto name only a few.What do we have to offer you?Challenging opportunities to serve your community and make a difference a diverse and dynamic work environment plus a full range of benefits; including competitive pay professional development opportunities health vision and dental insurance vacation holidays sick and military leave time a retirement programand more.What can you bring to us?In order to meet tomorrow s changing realities we are constantly seeking outstanding employees who can help us improve our systems processes and technologies-today.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.Performs firefighting and rescue activities including driving fire apparatus operating pumps laying hose and performing fire combat containment and extinguishment tasksPerforms aircraft rescue and emergency aid activities including administering emergency care and providing other assistance as required.Utilizes all skills procedures and medications within NM State EMT scope of practice and other special skills if applicable.Participates in fire drills attends classes in firefighting emergency medical hazardous materials and related subjects.Maintains fire and EMS equipment apparatus and facilities; performs minor repairs to departmental equipment.Participates in the inspection of buildings hydrants and other structures in fire prevention programs.Assists in developing plans for special assignments such as emergency preparedness communications training programs firefighting hazardous materials and emergency aid activities. Required to have and maintain telephone and reliable transportation to ensure on-call availability.Performs general maintenance work in the upkeep of fire facilities and equipment; cleans and washes walls and floors; cares for grounds around station; makes minor repairs; washes hangs and dries hose; washes cleans polishes maintains and tests apparatus and equipment.Notifies management concerning need for major repairs or additions to airport operations and safety equipment as well as lighting heating and ventilating equipment.Irregular hours evenings or weekends 24-hour on-call availability and overtime are required.OTHER DUTIES:Assists in department supervisory and administrative activities as assigned.Assists in training new employees as assigned.Serves as a member of various employee committees.Other duties as assigned. High school diploma or GED required.Must be certified NREMT or NM State EMT and/or Firefighter I and II IFSAC.Experience:One (1) to three (3) years in airport operations aircraft firefighting and rescue airport safety or closely related field required.Certification Skills and Licenses:Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English.Current and valid Class A New Mexico Commercial Drivers License required.Computer literacy required.Certification required.EMT-B certification strongly preferred; first responder certification will be considered.AAAE/FAA Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist certification preferred; must be obtained within one year of employment.
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