$24.02-$29.54 Hourly / $69,936.10-$86,022.30 Yearly
Salary Grade: 405S
This is an assignment classification derived from 6411 and includes the following essential functions: Responds to hazardous materials calls and identifies the material, isolates the incident and evacuates the individuals not in the "hot zone"; goes into "hot zone" to mitigate problems; identifies special containers involved and identifies or classifies unknown materials and determines the concentration of hazardous materials.
Responds to signs and symptoms of exposure to hazardous materials and administers medical treatment and life support, including the administration of medications used in hazardous materials emergencies.
Identifies and predicts likely behavior of materials and containers, estimates the likely size, shape, and concentrations associated with the release of materials using computer modeling, monitoring equipment, or specialists in this field. Develops objectives and defensive, offensive, or nonintervention action options for each hazardous materials incident. Uses safety considerations consistent with the local emergency response plan and the organization's standard operating procedures.
Determines the emergency response equipment and personal protective equipment for action required to implement HazMat procedures.
Participates in the debriefing of each incident; may serve as part of the Tucson Police and Tucson Fire Rapid Response Team to evaluate suspicious or unknown packages.
Inputs Tier Two reports from companies in Tucson that handle hazardous materials equipment.
Performs special rescue activities involving rope rescue, confined space rescue, trench rescue, structural collapse rescue, or swift water rescue.
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years as a Fire Fighter
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
Arizona Fire Fighter I and II Certification
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification
Certification from the State Fire Marshals Office in a minimum of three of the following technical rescue disciplines: Rope Rescue I, II and III, Confined Space Rescue, Trench Rescue, Structural Collapse Rescue, or Swift Water Rescue
Arizona Department of Health Services Paramedic Certification
Fire Department Paramedic Certification
Tox Medic Certification
HazMat First Responder Certification
Non-NIDA Drug Screen
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 35
Occupational Group Description: Fire
EEO Job Category Code: D
EEO Job Category Description: Protective Service Workers
Organizational Level: 9
Bargaining Unit: TAFF