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MILITARY AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER CAPTAIN TRAINING & SAFETY

Recruitment #19-001141-0001

Introduction

This recruitment is limited to current Maryland Military Department employees only

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Martin State Airport

2701 Eastern Blvd.

Baltimore, MD  21220

Main Purpose of Job

This position administers and supervises the fire department fire training, health & safety program at Warfield Air National Guard Base. Provides fire and rescue services to Warfield Air National Guard Base and Martin State Airport in support of the goals and mission of the Maryland Air National Guard. In emergency situations, the position functions as the Fire Captain, Suppression.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years of experience performing airport fire suppression and emergency rescue work.

Notes:

1. One year of the above experience must have been supervising Military Airport Firefighters.

2. Applicants may substitute five years of work experience as a Military Airport Firefighter II at Martin State Airport for the required experience.

3.  Candidates may substitute one year of  U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in aircraft rescue and firefighter specialist classifications or specialty codes in the airport fire fighter field of work for one year of the required experience.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current Maryland Military Department employees only

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1.  Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2.  Employees are required to possess a United States Air Force Motor Vehicle Operator's card.

3.  Employees in this classification that operate vehicles on runways or taxiways are required to successfully complete vehicle training and annual renewals of vehicle operation clearance for the Movement Area of Martin State Airport.

4.  Employees in this classification must possess the following certifications from the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or the Department of Defense (DOD) program:

Firefighter I

Firefighter II

Airport Firefighter

Driver/Operator Airport Rescue Firefighting

Driver/Operator Pumper

Driver/Operator Mobile Water Supply

Hazardous Materials Incidents – Awareness  

Hazardous Materials Incidents  – Operations 

Hazardous Materials Incidents - Incident Command

Responder to Hazardous Materials Incidents - Technician

Tele-Communicator I

Tele-Communicator II

Emergency Medical Responder

American Heart Association certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Health Care Provider

Fire Inspector I

Fire Inspector II

Fire Instructor I

Fire Instructor II

Fire Officer I

Fire Officer II

Fire Officer III   

National Incident Management Systems (ICS-100b, 200b, 700a, 800b, 300 and 400)

5.  Employees in this classification must successfully complete the Fire Instructor III certification within 12 months of appointment.  Employees currently in this classification must obtain the rest of the above certifications within 24 months of placement.  Employees who fail to obtain the above certifications will be subject to disciplinary action up to an including termination.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees must have successfully completed Fire Protection Apprentice Specialist course or other equivalent fire protection course.

2.  Employees will be required to obtain a government Secret security clearance.

3.  Candidates will be required to pass an annual medical examination to determine their physical ability to perform the job in accordance with National Fire Protection Standard 1582, Standards on Medical Requirements for Firefighters.

4.  Employees may be required to take the physical fitness test to determine their physical ability to perform the job in accordance with National Fire Protection Standard 1582, Standards on Medical Requirements for Firefighters.

5.  Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

6.  Employees in this classification may be subject to State or federal background investigations.

7.  Employees in this classification are "Essential Employees" are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached. 

SELECTION PROCESS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of candidates eligible for hire.   Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.

If you are unable to apply online, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Angela Stokes

Maryland Military Department

Fifth Regiment Armory

29th Division Street Baltimore, MD 21201  

Email: angela.stokes1@maryland.gov 

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.