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					                                        COMMERCIAL-IN-CONFIDENCE
                                             ARFF Services
                                                                             Human Resources & Training

                                  POSITION DESCRIPTION

                               Aviation Fire Fighter (AFF)
                           Leading Aviation Fire Fighter (LFF)
                           Senior Aviation Fire Fighter (SAFF)

                         ALL FIRE STATION LOCATIONS
                       Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)


CONTEXT

The Aviation Fire Fighter at all levels shall carry out the functions associated with the
competencies they hold, and will form part of a team, and as a team member use their
skills to assist in improving the overall effectiveness of the team.

Aviation Fire Fighters will conduct their duties in accordance with ARFF Policy and
Procedures and within Airservices Australia principles of safety and environment
management.



UNDER SUPERVISION CARRY OUT THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:

       Drive and operate fire vehicles;

       Perform fire fighting                activities        commensurate             with      relevant   Fire
       Competencies;

       Provide rescue of persons involved in life threatening incidents and provide
       protection to property and the environment;

       Administer First Aid to persons requiring attention;

       Operate communication and monitoring systems;

       Provide Fire Safety activities;

       Undertake vehicle and equipment tests and maintenance;

       Undertake all training requirements;

       Undertake revenue earning and special services;

       Maintain fitness levels appropriate to ARFF fire fighting activities;

       Perform other duties as required;

       Undertake functions commensurate with their qualifications.
             Authorised by: Director of Operational Preparedness - Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting
                                         Authorisation date 4th April 2007
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                                        COMMERCIAL-IN-CONFIDENCE
                                             ARFF Services
                                                                             Human Resources & Training

SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Fire Fighter ranks have the following Safety Accountabilities:

       Reporting for duty in a fit state to drive and operate fire vehicles, operate
       watch room equipment and perform emergency operations for which ARFF is
       responsible;

       Maintain personal protective equipment and uniform provided by ARFF;

       Inspecting vehicles and equipment in accordance with instructions;

       Maintaining training competencies in accordance with prescribed instructions;

       Performing fire fighting duties as directed and in accordance with ARFF
       instructions;

       Assisting in the day to day administration and maintenance of the fire station;

       Reporting safety issues (including OH&S and operational risk) as soon as
       possible and complying with safety management systems.


SELECTION CRITERIA


   1. Demonstrated ability to follow direction and work effectively as a member of
      a team.

   2. Demonstrated ability and willingness to learn new skills and tactics at
      emergencies involving aviation fire and rescue, structural fires and other
      emergency incidents.

   3. Demonstrated mental and physical ability to perform operational activities
      effectively.

   4. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of
      audiences in a clear and precise manner.

   5. Demonstrated ability to listen, learn and interpret work practices and
      procedures.



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             Authorised by: Director of Operational Preparedness - Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting
                                         Authorisation date 4th April 2007
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