Airport Firefighter

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Airport Firefighter, Richmond VA


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Capital Region Airport Commission is currently accepting applications for a Firefighter to join our staff at the Richmond International Airport.

Job Description:

The Capital Region Airport Commission seeks qualified applicants for the position of firefighter for the ARFF Department at RIC Airport.

Job Duties:

ARFF is a full service department, providing:

  • Fire suppression and prevention
  • Emergency medical services
  • Public education
  • Hazardous materials response

LEducation and Experience:


  • Must have High School diploma or GED
  • At least 3 years experience as a career, volunteer, or military firefighter
  • Possession of a valid Virginia driver’s license
  • Must be at least 18 years of age by date of employment
  • Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting experience preferred
  • Must successfully pass a physical agility test consisting of sit ups, push-ups, 300 meter run, and a one and one-half mile run

    Special Certifications:

  • Must be certified at the time of submission
  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter II
  • EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course)
  • NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Current  Virginia EMT-B

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting annual salary: $35,505
  • Comprehensive benefits package available including:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • VA Retirement System, 457 Available, and FSA

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