Chenega Corporation Assistant Chief, Operations in Merritt Island, Florida

CHENEGA INFINITY

Company Job Title:

Assistant Chief, Operations - NASA

Chenega Job Title:

Fire Officer

Clearance:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Location:

Kennedy Space Center, FL

Reports To:

Deputy Fire Chief

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:

08-03-2016

Approved Date:

08-03-2016

Summary:

TheAssistant Chief of Operationsis primarily responsible to manage all subordinate firefighters, drivers, paramedics, lieutenants and battalion chiefs while on duty. This position is responsible to ensure a harmonious shift environment is present and must take an active role to coach/counsel subordinate employees as necessary. TheAssistant Chief of Operationsmust maintain a thorough knowledge of the collective bargaining agreement to include the grievance procedure. This position must also provide a leadership role as the on-scene incident commander and is responsible to mitigate emergency situations utilizing the Incident Command System following department standard operating procedures and established industry standards. In addition, this position will have an active role in the training of department personnel. Physical fitness to perform these duties is essential and the individual filling this position must remain in full duty status at all times to perform these functions. Typically, on nights and weekends this position will represent the fire chief’s office and the individual assigned to this position is expected to up-channel pertinent information to the deputy fire chief and fire chief as needed. This position may be required to work a forty- hour Monday-Friday eight hour shifts at times to meet the operational needs of the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Required to follow all company personnel and safety policies and perform all assigned duties in a safe work manner.

  • Responsible for protection of life and property at the Kennedy Space Center and the direction and control of fire and rescue crews in the performance of routine and emergency work assignments.

  • Must professionally interface with the customer and other contractors as necessary.

  • Must review and evaluate job performance of subordinates as well as assess response crews for efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Responds to emergency calls and establishes Incident Command, assumes leadership until replaced by higher ranking authority if warranted. Directs the activities of the firefighters providing fire suppression, medical aid, rescue activities and hazardous materials mitigation.

  • Participates in daily physical fitness program and ensures training activities to include training in fire suppression, hazardous material responsible, search and rescue, and other related areas is accomplished as required.

  • Ensures recurring and specialized training classes for Fire Rescue Services personnel is completed within time allotted.

  • Attends training courses, reads and understands assigned material related to emergency medical care, firefighting and fire prevention.

  • As the fire official at the scene of an emergency, rapidly assesses problems and hazards and directs/controls combat forces to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.

  • Possesses knowledge of size-up, rescue procedures and fire suppression techniques and their application in buildings, facilities, and aircraft related materials and systems.

  • Possesses knowledge of all fire apparatus, equipment, and their operation.

  • Responds to vehicle accidents scenes and ensures approved extrication techniques are used utilizing specialized heavy hydraulic equipment during emergency situations.

  • Possesses extensive knowledge of streets, building addresses, suppression systems, fire alarm panel locations and hydrant locations.

  • Possesses extensive knowledge about motor vehicle laws and regulations of the State of Florida, regarding emergency vehicular responsibilities.

  • Complies with department policies, rules and regulations.

  • Personnel assigned to this classification are subject to perform at the Technical Rescue and HazMat operational level and may be required to obtain technician level certification in these areas if required to support a specialty function.

  • Receive and complete training for the Astronaut Rescue function if implemented during the contract period if assigned.

  • Participate in certification training classes when offered and pass such classes per the certification criteria if assigned.

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position supervises Battalion Chiefs, Firefighter/Lieutenants, Firefighter/Drivers, Firefighters and Firefighter/ Paramedics.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

  • Associate degree in related field and six (6) years’ experience in fire operations. Equivalent education/experience is applicable.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have at least two (2) years’ experience as a paid full-time Battalion Chief.

  • Must possess thorough knowledge of firefighting strategies and tactics.

  • Must meet all standards as required by Statement of Work.

  • Honorably discharged from the Armed Services (If Applicable)

  • Successfully completed all training and have obtained all required licenses, certifications and security/medical clearances for the site.

  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in operating a personal computer and standard office equipment.

Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Clearance:

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC, ProBoard, or State of Florida Firefighter II certification

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC, ProBoard, or State of Florida Hazardous Materials Operations Level certification

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC or ProBoard Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) certification

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC, ProBoard, or State of Florida Driver/Operator Pumper

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC, ProBoard, or State of Florida Driver/Operator Aerial

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC or ProBoard Driver/Operator ARFF

  • Must possess an Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) Certificate

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC, ProBoard, or State of Florida Fire Officer II certification

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC, ProBoard, or State of Florida Fire Instructor I certification

  • Must possess a DoD/IFSAC or ProBoard Hazardous Materials Incident Commander certification

  • Must have completed the latest editions of NIMS Courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-300, IS-400, IS-700 and IS-800

  • Must possess Technical Rescue Awareness level certifications in Rope, Confined Space, Vehicle and Machinery, Trench, and Structural Collapse.

  • Must possess a valid American Heart Association BLS (CPR and AED) card

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class E State of Florida driver’s license.

  • Must speak, read, write, and understand the English language, apply written rules, detailed orders, instructions and training material.

  • Have no record or history of illegal drug use, sale, possession, or manufacture.

  • Have no felony convictions and no convictions that reflect on the individual’s reliability.

  • Must be able to meet and maintain NASA Physical Certifications.

  • Must be able to successfully pass all required Psychological examinations.

  • Must be able to meet drug testing and alcohol – free workforce requirements to include random drug and/or alcohol testing.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

  • Must possess technical rescue certification to the awareness level and hazardous materials certification to the operations level within one year of hire date.

  • Must possess one of the following certifications - DOD ARFF Firefighter, or Pro Board ARFF Firefighter within one year of hire date.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 170 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment Combat Task Test (CTT) and biannually thereafter as prescribed by the government.

  • Ascend and descend 75 feet of stairway while carrying a 14- pound simulated high rise pack.

  • Hoist a 50’ roll of 1-3/4” hose with nozzle, using a 1/2” to 5/8” rope, to a height of 50 feet.

  • Simulate forcible entry by hitting 150 lb. beam with 9 lb. sledgehammer to move the beam a distance of 5 ft. (Keiser Force Machine). Firefighters must keep both hands below a tape-marked line on the sledgehammer which is 1 foot down from the head of the sledgehammer, and only contact the beam with the head of the sledgehammer.

  • Lift, drag or carry a 170 lb. mannequin a distance of 85 ft.

  • The CTT must be completed wearing full NFPA approved protective clothing to include full structural firefighting bunker gear (coat, pants, boots, gloves, hood and helmet.) A KSC supplied self-contained breathing apparatus with a composite bottle shall be worn and personnel shall wear the face mask, maintain adequate respiratory seal and breathe bottled air while performing all elements of the test.

  • The CTT must be completed within 7 minutes. If assigned to the Astronaut Rescue function the CTT must be completed within 4 minutes.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

  • Associate degree in related field and six (6) years’ experience in fire operations. Equivalent education/experience is applicable.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have at least two (2) years’ experience as a paid full-time Battalion Chief.

  • Must possess thorough knowledge of firefighting strategies and tactics.

  • Must meet all standards as required by Statement of Work.

  • Honorably discharged from the Armed Services (If Applicable)

  • Successfully completed all training and have obtained all required licenses, certifications and security/medical clearances for the site.

  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills.

Job: Security

Organization: Chenega Infinity

Title: Assistant Chief, Operations

Location: Florida-Merritt Island

Requisition ID: 1800001822