AIRPORT FIRE FIGHTER/OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN (CONTINUED)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS (CONTINUED):
Ability to operate a variety of heavy equipment; Ability to prepare reports and maintain records; Ability to communicate well with tenants and other airport users; Ability to communicate clearly on two-way radios; Ability to operate airport fire equipment, snow removal equipment, and other airport vehicles; Ability to work under stress conditions; Ability to identify potentially hazardous conditions; Ability to operate tools and equipment requiring physical effort; Manual dexterity; Initiative and resourcefulness; Mechanical aptitude; Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions; Willingness to participate in potentially dangerous aircraft rescue and fire-fighting operations; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position and be willing to maintain
TECHNICIAN MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from High School or possession of a High School Equivalency Diploma AND two years full-time paid (or the equivalent part-time and/or volunteer) experience in airport maintenance which shall have included or was supplemented by airport operations and/or aircraft rescue and airport fire-fighting experience.
NOTE: Five years of continuous part-time and/or on-call volunteer experience specifically in the field of airport fire-fighting will be considered equivalent to the two years of full-time paid airport fire-fighting experience specified in the minimum qualifications above.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS: An Airport Fire Fighter/Operations Technician will possess the following licenses and certificates at the time of application.
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A valid New York State Commercial Drivers License (Class “B”). New York State Basic Fire Fighter Training Program certification. NYS Emergency Medical Technician certification. FAA accredited Basic Aircraft Rescue and Fire-fighting certification.