The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority at the Harrisburg International Airport, a small hub airport in Central Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for the position of Airport Fire Chief. The person in this position will direct on-airport firefighting, rescue, fire prevention, and EMS activities and operations and work closely with mutual aid fire departments. The Airport Fire Chief is responsible for developing recommendations for the protection of life and property for Harrisburg International Airport. The Airport Fire Chief prepares the departmental budget and ensures compliance with FAR 139 criteria for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF). This position will also respond to and take lead in emergency incidents including, but not limited to aircraft, airport buildings and property, facilities, vehicles, medical, hazardous materials, and other incidents endangering life and/or property.
For qualifications, salary, deadline and response information, please visit www.flyhia.com, careers.
Five years fire service leadership experience
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or related focus
Ten years of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) experience
Ten years structural firefighting experience
Successful completion of 50 hours of ARFF training in the last 2 years
Fire Instructor certification
Firefighter I and II Certification (DOD, IFSAC, or Pro Board)
Harrisburg International Airport (FAA Code: MDT) is the third largest airport in Pennsylvania. Our airport features daily non-stop flights to thirteen cities and one-stop flights to destinations around the world.
Our focus is to provide passengers with an altogether better travel experience. Our airport offers an option to fly closer to home without the need to travel to other major airports. B...oth business and leisure travelers find convenience in the location and size of our airport, reducing the stress of travel. Closer to home, altogether better.