FIREFIGHTER (PARAMEDIC)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, D.C
Posted
Jan 23, 2023
Closes
Jan 31, 2023
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will assess a patient systematically to identify the nature, extent, and seriousness of the patient's condition.
  • You will establish on-scene control procedures (e.g., zone control, decontamination) in a hazardous material incident.
  • You will control and extinguish a fire during firefighting operations.
  • You will complete written reports and records on emergency services incidents, patients, drugs administered equipment, or supplies used.
  • You will use fire ground tactics to direct highly specialized fire and medical apparatus and equipment.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license.
  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
  • This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program.
  • Position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
  • Firefighter positions within the Deportment of the Navy comply with the statutory requirements of Title 5, United States Code, by limiting the maximum entry age for firefighters to age 37. This is published in DoD 1400.25 SC 336.5.2.1.


Qualifications

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-08 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Providing fire prevention, fire protection and emergency operations; 2) Performing emergency medical service and hazardous materials responses; 3) Performing airfield fire control, disaster response/control and recovery.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/fire-protection-and-prevention-series-0081/

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

***This position requires the incumbent to possess the following certifications: Firefighter I and II, Airport Firefighter, Driver Operator-Pumper, Driver Operator-Aerial, Driver Operator-ARFF. These certifications must have been awarded by DoD, IFSAC or ProBoard to meet the requirement. The following certification is also required: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (EMT-P) and must have been awarded by the National Registry. If you do not possess all of the above certifications and you have not attached copies of your certifications, you will be rated ineligible. Copies of Certifications MUST be submitted with your application.***

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This announcement uses the Defense Industrial Base, Major Range and Test Facilities direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

The employee is required to work a 72-hour week, which includes weekends and holidays. May be subject to recall.

May be required to participate on Hazardous Materials Team (HAZMAT).

May be required to perform duties associated with the operation of aircraft arresting barrier equipment.

This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.