Fire Fighter at Constellis

Posted in General Business 28 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Richmond, Virginia





Job Description:

This position is being requested to fill a possible role for the Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security Training Directorate at the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC).

Role and Responsibilities:

Respond to emergency calls within 2 minutes and have an average on-scene time within 10 minutes

Firefighters must be prepared and able to perform a full range of emergency response duties to include fire suppression, emergency medical care, hazardous materials control and containment, specialized rescue, and natural disaster response. Firefighters shall be able to move objects 20-50 lbs. short distances (20 feet or more), perform duties requiring pulling 40 lbs. or more such as removing the fire hose from apparatus and starting power equipment, and frequently lift objects weighing 50-100lbs such as extrication equipment. Firefighters will be responsible for ensuring that fire apparatuses and equipment are operational, including cleaning and inspecting equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire.

Position Summary:

Constellis won a contract with the Department of State at the training center located in Blackstone, VA (Ft. Pickett). Firefighters will be on hand for all training iterations to provide immediate service to any personnel in case of vehicle accidents or fires started through training operations. Fire fighters will be required to complete daily preventative maintenance on all equipment and must be able to complete daily paperwork as required for inspections. Inspections are inclusive of but not limited to vehicle inspections, specific equipment inspections including various emergency equipment such as hydraulic spreaders and cutters, rams, hoses and other assorted equipment, SCBA equipment including tanks and masks, PPE, hand tools. Fire fighters must participate in training as required by the contract and maintain state and NFPA required certifications/qualifications.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • DOD, IFSAC OR Pro Board Fire Fighter I or Fire Fighter II

  • HazMat Awareness and Operations

  • Must hold a valid and current Virginia EMT certification

  • Must hold a valid and current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification (CPR) through either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross

  • Must hold a valid and current Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) certification

  • Must maintain state mandated continuing education requirements, including current American Heart Association (AHA) certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Must maintain an unrestricted driver's license issued in the United States with a driving record consistent with company policy with Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) certification

  • Must be able to meet all physical and medical requirements as established in NFPA 1582, 29 CFR 1910.134 and contractual requirements.


Required Qualifications/Experience:

- Must meet the requirements for a Department of State Facility Access Card (FAC)

Equal Opportunity Employer

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