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Airfield Firefighter

Date Posted:  Oct 6, 2021
Requisition ID:  270601

Edinburgh, IN, US, 46124


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About The Adjutant General's Office

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.


Salary Information:

This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $43,134.00


About the Job:

You will be responsible for firefighting, fire prevention, and fire safety at Camp Atterbury Muscatatuck Urban Training Center.  You will perform fire prevention inspections, firefighting, aircraft rescue; or in other situations which include performing basic emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and the use of a semi-automated external defibrillator.  You will coordinate with, and provides direction to other individuals, such as military personnel, in the accomplishment of emergency duties.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Responds to structural, wildland, and airfield fires and other emergencies according to standard operating procedures and training.
  • Operates the fire apparatus and equipment when fighting fires.
  • Participates in formal instructional sessions, lectures, and hands-on training.
  • Demonstrates proper use and maintenance of all assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs fire extinguisher maintenance and training for A-M assigned, tenant, and transient personnel.
  • Assists in performing building inspections, planning, and technical service support.
  • Complies with all appropriate protective and safety requirements in accordance with Life Safety Standards, OSHA, and NFPA.
  • Provides event information to supervisory staff for critical incident reporting.
  • Assists with digital data entry and report writing.
  • Maintains Station equipment and facilities, to include all living and work areas.
  • Responds to contingency operations (bomb threats, terrorist activities, etc.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.  

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. 
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Qualifies as a Certified Firefighter I/II, Inspector I within 1 year.
  • Trains for hazardous materials awareness IAW DoD directives within 1 year.
  • Obtains First Responder/EMT-B certification with semi-automatic external defibrillator certification within 1 year.
  • Meets and maintains medical readiness standards as outlined in NFPA 1582.
  • Participates in the organization's random drug testing program.
  • Receives and maintains security clearance of secret.
  • Maintains a valid Indiana Driver’s License.
  • Passes Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) prior to final selection.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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