FOR THE FULL LIST OF RESPONSIBILITIES, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE •Direct fire department response to all emergency incidents including aircraft alerts and incidents at PIT and AGC, coordinating aircraft rescue firefighting activities at the scene of an aircraft incident •Direct the planning and execution of 14 CFR Part 139 including exercises and events •Ensure application of current NFPA code and ARFF regulations as necessary to maintain the airports’ 14 CFR Part 139 certificates. •Develop standard operational procedures & departmental guidelines to provide optimal operation in support or organizational goals and objectives •Ensure all applicable facility and equipment inspections are conducted and risks mitigated to ensure a safe working and operational environment •Review and approve plans for airport jurisdictional building/facilities, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local fire, rescue, and life safety standards
REQUIREMENTS The following requirements list the minimum education/training/experience required to qualify for this job. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted. • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in fire services, public safety, aviation management or a related field. • Five-Seven years related fire management experience. • Certifications by Pennsylvania State or Nationally Recognized Equivalent: Firefighter 2, Airport Firefighter, EMT, Haz-Mat Incident Commander, Fire Officer 1, 2, & 3, Fire Instructor 1 & 2, Fire Inspector 1 & 2. • NIMS Certification and Training; AAAE CMF preferred. • Possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid driver’s license. Note: license must be maintained throughout employment.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED Receives supervision from Vice President, Public Safety; Directly supervises Deputy Fire Chief and defines direction for approximately 50 employees
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and depth perception. Must be able to understand and speak clearly in English. Must be able to wear SCBA and participate in annual live burn.
CONDITIONS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Subject to remain on duty beyond normal hours or be recalled to duty up to 24 hours per day, seven days a week during emergency situations or other extensive periods.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION Employment is contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial or promotion) physical examination performed by our examining physician, which would include a respirator medical clearance and pass the fit test.
DRUG TESTING Employment is contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial employment or promotion) drug screening. Continued employment may be subject to drug and alcohol testing conducted without advance notice and without individualized suspicion.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION Must pass a thorough investigation consisting of a criminal history check (including but not limited to the requirements of CFR Part 1542.209 and 1542.3), verification of prior employment and performance, reference and credentials checks.
About Allegheny County Airport Authority
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Allegheny County Airport (AGC), is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region.
To transform Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader.
A global aviation leader driving innovation, regional growth and prosperity by investing in our employees, customers, airlines, and partners.