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FIREFIGHTER (HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECH/BASIC LIFE SUPPORT)

Air Mobility Command Dover, DE
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
FIREFIGHTER (HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECH/BASIC LIFE SUPPORT)
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##### Department of the Air Force

Air Mobility Command

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

08/29/2019 to 09/05/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 7

- ##### Salary

$45,554 to $59,222 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location
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Few vacancies in the following location:

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Dover AFB, DE

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

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**Eligibilities** being considered and other **IMPORTANT**
information.

**The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Firefighter
assigned to a crew engaged in airfield, structural firefighting,
crash-rescue, Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Technician, to drive and
operate firefighting vehicles, to respond to the releases of
hazardous materials, and to conduct performance of medical
procedures to provide Basic Life Support (BLS).**

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### Responsibilities

- Performs hazard and risk assessment and conducts a complete
incident analysis.
- Performs Basic Life Support. Initiates established medical
protocols in providing basic life support.
- Drives and operates firefighting vehicles, such as pumpers,
aerial ladder trucks, and Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF)
vehicles.
- Performs crash-rescue and firefighting duties involving air
traffic or support operations where hazardous conditions are
such that the expectancy for fire is high and potential for
becoming destructive is great.
- Performs structural firefighting duties for a variety of
facilities, which may include large multistoried buildings,
industrial areas, and/or base storage facilities.
- Maintains firefighting equipment and fire station facilities.
- Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and
procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the
safety of the work environment.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

None

- #### Job family (Series)

0081 Fire Protection and Prevention

#### Similar jobs

- Firefighters

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
- This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement
Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Employee must participate in a mandatory physical fitness
program. This position requires the employee to work under
adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory
protection program and hearing conservation program.
- Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing
provided by management
- The employee is required to work a 72 hour week on a 24 hour
on/24 hour off basis which includes weekends and holidays. May
be subject to recall
- This is a Testing Designated Position. The employee is subject
to random drug testing (IAW HQ-USAF letter dated 29 Jan 90)
- The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An
appropriate, valid driver's license is required
- Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and
depth
- May be required to work the Fire Alarm and Communications Center
(FACC)
- Special Retirement Provisions Authority: -FERS Position covered
as rigorous under the FERS special retirement provisions; or
Position covered as rigorous under the CSRS special retirement
provisions for Federal firefighters
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance; This
position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties
of this position are essential to the accomplishment of
wartime/contingency operations.
- Incumbents of Key positions must be removed from their military
recall status if alternative for filling of the position during
an emergency are not available.
- IAW DoDI 3020-42 this position has been locally or command
designated as Mission Essential (ME); needed to ensure the
continued operation of mission essential functions of the
activity.
- Mission Essential personnel may be required to report for duty
at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting,
and remain on duty during phased or early release.

### Qualifications

**QUALIFICATIONS:** In order to qualify, you must meet the
specialized experience requirements described in the Office of
Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General
Schedule Positions to include the Individual Occupational
Requirements (IOR) for the GS-0081, Fire Protection and Prevention
Series.

**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:** Applicants must have at least one (1)
year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-06, or
equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience
includes knowledge of (1) controlling or extinguishing fires as a
member of an organized military, industrial, volunteer, or
governmental fire department or brigade; (2) rescue operations; (3)
detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; (4)
operation of fire communications equipment; (5) controlling
hazardous materials incidents; and/or (6) developing, implementing,
or providing training in fire protection and prevention. Note: Your
resume must show supporting detail of your experience.

**FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS)
POSITIONS:** Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable
time-in-?grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at
the GS-06 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements
for the GS-07 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position
or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

**MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE:** Title 5 U.S.C. 3307 authorizes the head of
any agency to establish a maximum entry age for the original
appointment of individuals to the position of primary and rigorous
firefighter. For initial appointments, applicants cannot have
reached their 37th birthday by date of appointment.

Effective 1 Jun 00, all DoD firefighters and contract fire and
emergency service personnel must be certified at the next higher
level before being eligible for promotion to that level. Applicants
must list their current firefighter related licenses and
certificates on their resumes. Please attach copies of
certifications when you submit the resume to verify qualification
requirements for the position. Certification requirements for this
position are**: Employee is required to be certified by the
Department of Defense (DOD) Firefighter Certification System as
Airport Firefighter (includes Firefighter I, II), HAZMAT Awareness,
HAZMAT Operations, HAZMAT Technician, Apparatus Driver Operator -
Pumper, Apparatus Driver Operator - Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting
(ARFF), ALSO possess National Registry Emergency Medical
Technical-Basic (EMT-B) certification.**

**KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):** Your qualifications will
be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills,
abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge to drive and operate firefighting vehicles of
significant complexity, and the principles of hydraulics as they
pertain to waterflow, water pressure, water levels, line
(friction) losses, etc.
2. Knowledge of basic and specialized airfield and structural
firefighting equipment (fire alarm system operation, fire
extinguishing equipment operation, etc.), techniques, and
procedures; and of basic and specialized building design,
construction, and occupancy.
3. Knowledge of hazardous materials emergency response procedures,
equipment, identification, and mitigation actions.
4. Knowledge of Basic Life Support techniques and protocols; and of
safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards,
regulations, and/or technical orders.
5. Skill in operating communications equipment.
6. Ability to maintain good working relations; to communicate
orally and in writing; to lift and carry heavy loads; to apply
Basic Life Support techniques and protocols; and to conduct
complete HAZMAT incident analysis.

**PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:** Credit will be given for
appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify
the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total
number of hours per week.

**VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:** Refers to paid and unpaid experience,
including volunteer work done through National Service Programs
(i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g.,
professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community;
student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical
competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable
training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including
volunteer experience.




### Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

### Additional information

**Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air
Force employees):** You are required to submit legible copy/copies
of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action,
(block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1").
Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your
SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly
demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you
will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet
the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s
include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s
with an effective date more than one year old)

**Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):** For
information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be
well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy,
displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above
for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your
most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting
position, grade level, and duty location.

**Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):** Applicants in
receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal
Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of
Annuitants. Click here for more information.

**90-Day Register:** This announcement may result in a 90-day
register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after
the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as
vacancies occur.

**Direct Deposit:** All federal employees are required to have
direct deposit.

**If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing
or speech difficulties click here.**

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and
responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your
eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may
affect your rating or consideration for employment.

The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the
online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not
support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of
"not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not
receive further consideration for this job.

For additional information on what to include in your resume, click
here.

Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a
non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other
requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a
non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an
individual with priority/preference.

**APPRAISALS/AWARDS:** Hiring Managers use objective methods and
consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection
process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant
performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Secret

##### Drug test required

Yes

- Required Documents
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**The following documents are required and must be provided with
your application. Other documents may be required based on the
eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the
AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents
you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are
claiming.**

1. Online Application - Questionnaire
2. Resume - For qualification determinations your resume must
contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e.,
month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your
resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration
for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or
previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and
grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Do **NOT** include photographs (or links
to social media such as *LinkedIn*), inappropriate material,
inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age,
gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
3. Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education
or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of
your transcripts
4. Registration/License - active, current registration/license **if
applicable** for the position
5. If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - a copy of your
DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a
Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service
dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming
10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit
a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the
Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable)
and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
6. Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current
Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible
copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of
Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34
must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher
grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past
year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year
time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50
which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade
requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions,
Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective
date more than one year old).
7. Applicants must refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility
Guide (link provided above) for a complete list of required
documents for each eligibility you identify.

**ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:** The VOW Act requires agencies to
treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and
preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a
Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214,
assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification"
letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of
the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the
expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of
service. The "certification" must reflect the service member is
expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in
the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days
after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by,
or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of
your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your
terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of
active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service
(i.e. honorable). Further, agencies are required to verify a
qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment,
through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Active duty
members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with
their application will be found "not eligible." Military members may
be appointed before the effective date of their military
retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

**OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees** -
Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years)
showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or
statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant
should not submit an appraisal that does not include this
information.
**Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees** - Copies of any
award received within the last 3 years.

- Benefits
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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
benefits.

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply
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The complete Application Package **must** be submitted by 11:59 PM
(ET) on 09/05/2019

To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following
link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10589973

To begin the process, click the **Apply Online** button to create an
account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the
prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you
click the **Submit My Application** button at the end of the
process.

**To apply for this position, you must provide a complete
Application Package which includes:**

1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your
qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume,
only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest
timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is
"most recent."

- It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of
all documents you submit as part of your application.
- If your resume includes photographs (or links to social media),
inappropriate material, inappropriate content, or personal
information such as age, gender, religion, social security
number, etc., you will not be considered for this vacancy.
- For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours
worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week
and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your
resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration
for this position.

2. A complete Application Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section).
Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for
information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is
10589973

**PLEASE NOTE:** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that
information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received,
accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your
documents have been processed with your application package
successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by
clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear
the virus scan.

Human Resources **WILL NOT** modify or change any answers submitted
by an applicant.

### Agency contact information

### Total Force Service Center

##### Phone

1-800-525-0102

##### Email

DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY

##### Address

Dover AFB
520 Main Gate Way
Dover AFB, DE 19902
US

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email
will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message
acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package
will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for
consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not
qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or
incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My
Applications, and click on the more information link under the
application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for
checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy
notifications will not be sent to you.

- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544253400. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Air Mobility Command

Address

Dover, DE
USA