"Airservices Australia - Aviation Fire Fighter Recruitment - PDF"
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 Version: 1.0 UNCONTROLLED DOCUMENT 1 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. oooOOOooo Authorised by: Director of Operational Preparedness - Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting Authorisation date 4th April 2007 Version: 1.0 UNCONTROLLED DOCUMENT 2