Amentum covers all program related expenses for travel to and from Antarctica as well as housing and food while deployed.
- Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
- Complies with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
- Implements as assigned, the fire protection programs that conform to the United States Antarctic Program, including the operation of the ASC contract locations in Antarctica.
- Responsible for day-to-day operations or as directed by the Fire Captain. Conducts inspections and ensures the operations are conducted according to the Fire Department SOP's and NFPA guidelines.
- Ensures that emergency equipment under the control of the fire department is operational and in a state of readiness as determine by the Captain.
- Responds to and supervises on emergencies as necessary in accordance with the CEMP.
- Responsible for entering reports and documenting calls for service during the course of his/her shift.
- Responsible for daily entry of equipment, training data, and all department activities in software.
- Performs and supervises training of Fire Department personnel and fire safety training for the community.
- Interacts with agency officials and the community in a professional and tactful manner.
- Provides supervision to firefighters and is responsible for pre-season and post-season written performance evaluations.
- Handles confidential matters (personnel actions, management reports, etc.) in accordance with management policy.
- Trains and orients employees on safety guidelines, quality assurance requirements and fire department goals.
- Required to know and follow the SOP's and adhere to professional behavior both on duty and off duty.
- Performs additional duties as assigned by the Captain.
Required Education, Experience, Certificates and Licenses:
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Fire Officer I.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Firefighter I & II.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Airport Fire Fighter.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations Level.
- CPR Certification.
- National Incident Management System (NIMS): ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800.
- Four years previous full time firefighting experience, volunteer experience or paid on-call time.
- At least two of the four years’ experience must be in a supervisory role or two years as a Firefighter with the Antarctic Fire Department.
Expected Skills and Competencies:
- Physical activities to include lifting up to the safety regulation maximum, climbing, crawling and dragging hose. Duties will be performed indoors and outdoors, and work may be performed in a variety of weather conditions including severe cold, wind, and limited visibility.
- Associate of Science degree in Fire Science.
- EMT-B or higher.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Fire Inspector I.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD, or State Certified Fire Instructor I.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD or State Certified Driver Operator Pumper / Mobile Water Supply.
- IFSAC, Pro-Board/DoD or State Certified Driver Operator ARFF.
- Previous USAP experience.
Physical and/or Other Requirements:
- Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods.
- Successful completion of Medical and Dental examinations required by the NSF for deployment to Antarctica.
- Successful completion of drug screening and background check required by employer.
- Successful completion of Federal Background Check required by the NSF.
- Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum as required by the position.
- Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors in extreme cold as required by the position.
- Must participate in community programs, such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts & safety objectives.
- Valid Driver’s License issued in the United States
Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Pay: $1,653.00 per week
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Vision insurance
- Are you authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship?
- Are you willing to get the COVID BIVALENT vaccine before deployment.
- Fire Leadership: 2 years (Required)
- Firefighter: 4 years (Required)
- HazMat Ops or Tech Certification (Required)
- Fire Officer I Certification (Required)
- Passport (Preferred)
- Current CPR certification (Required)
- NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800 Certification (Required)
- Firefighter 1 & 2 (Required)
- ARFF Certification (Required)
Work Location: On the road