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Entry Level Industrial Firefigher

Position Objective

Under direct supervision, trains for and participates in duties and related responsibilities of an emergency and/or hazardous nature in fire suppression and emergency operations. Operates within the parameters of Company policies, procedures, and practices, with special emphasis on the Company Occupational Safety and Health Program, to functionally participate in all emergency response and training services in order to achieve the mission of RTFC.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a trainee position which requires the incumbent to train for and participate in a variety of duties and responsibilities relating to firefighting, driving, operating and maintaining various apparatus.
Firefighting
Driver/Operator
Maintenance

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Due to the inherent danger involved in this position to the incumbent, other firefighters and emergency victims, it is imperative that the trainee acquire, thorough training and experience, expertise in the following:
Knowledge Of:
Ability To:
Skill In:

Minimum Education and Experience

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age; possess a High School Diploma or Graduation Equivalency Diploma (GED) acceptable to the State of Texas.
REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND/OR REGISTRATIONS
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Working Conditions and Hazards

Work Environment:
Tools and Equipment:
Physical Demands:

Training Period


A training period of two (2) years is required, during which time performance will be carefully evaluated. Status to the position of Firefighter 1 will only be granted if all requirements have been met and work performance is determined to be satisfactory.

Promotes to: Firefighter 1

Disclaimer:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the job requirements change.