Windsor Locks, CT
|Date Opened||6/27/2022 1:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$80,455 - $107,024*/year, *Salaries shall increase, effective 7.1.22|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||7/8/2022 11:59:00 PM|
We are recruiting for a full-time Airport Crash Rescue Fire Captain opening. This internal PROMOTIONAL opportunity is open to all current CAA employees who have permanent status and meet the minimum experience and training requirements. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week with a work schedule of 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Special events and emergency operations may require work outside the normal weekly schedule and is compensated per the collective bargaining contract.
Specific to this position, the incumbent will split time between the CAA’s General Aviation Airports and Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks, Hartford, Groton, Oxford, Danielson, Windham), and will be responsible for:
In addition to meeting the minimum requirements for this position, the successful candidate is required to hold and maintain a current Connecticut State Fire Marshal certification. An individual serving in this position must be able to successfully undergo a thorough background and security screening, physical examination including pre-employment drug screening, fingerprinting and maintain required security clearance during the duration of employment. Incumbents in this class must obtain Bradley movement area certification, allowing them to independently operate vehicles and equipment on Airfield movement areas while effectively communicating with Air Traffic Control for proper clearance. Movement area certification must be maintained during the duration of employment.
ABOUT THE CAA:
The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA), is a State of Connecticut quasi-public agency that was established to develop, improve and operate Bradley International Airport, as well as five General Aviation Airports throughout the state. It is the CAA’s mission to provide excellent customer service and top-quality facilities for its passengers while making Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, establishing new routes, and supporting Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy. By keeping our airports operating at their best, we deliver a powerful and positive impact on the state's economy.
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In the Connecticut Airport Authority, Bradley International Airport and other state airports and at the Military Department, Connecticut Air National Guard Base, this class is accountable for the supervision of a shift of Airport Crash Rescue Firefighters engaged in fire prevention, fire fighting and crash rescue operations and the provision of emergency medical and crisis response services.
Supervises assigned staff including initiation, training, counseling and evaluation in accordance with department standards; assigns duties and reviews results for accuracy, effectiveness and conformance with policy; studies, analyzes and evaluates tasks performed by shift; ensures appropriate records and reports completed in an accurate and timely manner and in compliance with national standards; provides educational instruction and training to fire fighting and non-fire fighting departmental personnel, other agency personnel and individuals; ensures educational and training requirements are completed in the appropriate timeframe; assigns, reviews and participates in fire prevention inspections and investigations; reports defective or hazardous conditions and equipment and conducts re-inspections to insure correction of deficiencies; oversees daily maintenance of station, fire, medical and/or ambulance equipment; acts as Incident Commander and supervises personnel on scene of fire, emergency, hazardous material and medical responses including formulation of strategy and tactics for effective incident mitigation; supervises removal of equipment, supplies, documents and other items from burning structures or aircraft and preserves evidence necessary to determine cause of fire or crash; maintain records and submits pertinent reports; operates fire alarm communications and ascertains pertinent data concerning fires and other incidents; may be in charge of a total fire services program at branch facilities; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of fire fighting and crash rescue practices and procedures as applied to airports and aircraft crash situations; considerable knowledge of fire investigation, inspection and prevention methodology and procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to utilize and implement Incident Command System in accordance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS); considerable knowledge of fire safety and building codes; knowledge of emergency medical services techniques; knowledge of hazardous materials methodology; knowledge of training practices and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to evaluate emergency situations and develop effective course of action; considerable ability to work under pressure; supervisory ability; ability to utilize computer software.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the level of Fire Lieutenant or higher in an organized Fire Department.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate will be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to a moderate amount of lifting equipment, danger of injury or loss of life during fire fighting and crash rescue operations and handling of hazardous materials, significant mental stress in responding to life and death emergencies and to strongly disagreeable conditions including exposure to weather, loud noises and hazardous materials.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.