Wednesday , February 1 2023

Tcfp Employment – Fire Engineer/Operator

Website Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Job Description:

The Fire Engineer/Operator performs technical work in firefighting, apparatus operations, emergency rescue, EMS and fire training activities. The Fire Engineer/Operator usually performs work on an assigned basis under the direction of the Fire Officer. Incumbents may perform duties similar to those of a Fire Officer, in the absence of the Fire Officer. It is important to realize that the Fire Engineer/Operator could either be performing these duties under the direction of the Fire Officer or could be the step-up supervisor responsible for carrying out those duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; discuss with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.
  • Participate in school visits and public education.
  • Lead the cleaning, maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds, apparatus and equipment; maintain service records on all department vehicles; maintain equipment inventory.
  • Assist the Fire Officer with company work activities and projects; monitors workflow assigned to them.
  • Train, motivate and evaluate company personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees and reserves to correct deficiencies; prepare training records and enter completed forms in the record management system as directed by the Fire Officer.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the department.
  • Be aware of safety for you and your crew members at all times.
  • Conduct station maintenance, training, responding to emergencies and participate in firefighting, rescue, hazardous material, or medical calls until relieved by a Fire Officer or his assigned designee.
  • Maintain a high quality of customer service with the citizens and public.

Job Requirements:

  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Modern and complex principles and practices of fire suppression and fire prevention.
  • Operation, maintenance, and use of firefighting, rescue and EMS equipment.
  • Fire prevention policies, rules, regulations, Fire SOP’s and Medical SOP’s
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Local geography including location of mains, hydrants, and major fire hazards.
  • Operational characteristics, services and activities of a fire suppression program.
  • Have knowledge of County resources, such as equipment, staffing, water supply, communications, and mutual aid agreements.

Job Details:

Company: Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Rockwall, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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