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State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources

Bangor, ME

Military Firefighter Supervisor

LocationBangor, Maine 04401
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-01-20
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-11-05

Job Description:

Military Firefighter Supervisor

Bangor , Maine , United States | Military | Full-time

Apply by: Feb. 2, 2023

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Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management - Bangor Air National Guard Base

Opening Date: January 19, 2023

Closing Date: February 2, 2023

Job Class Code:

Grade:19 (Military Firefighter Supervisory)

Salary:$60,383 - $80,668

Location: Bangor, ME

Do you want to be a part of our nations defense team? The 101st Air Refueling Wing can give you that opportunity. As a Military Firefighter Supervisor, you will assist the Fire Chief and lead firefighters in emergency responses at the Bangor International Airport and at Air National Guard facilities. You will be given the opportunity to take command during emergency situations leading teams of responders to eliminate hazardous situations and save personnel from fires and other dangerous conditions. Are you up to the challenge?

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversees and monitors the work of assigned firefighting personnel to ensure response readiness and proper maintenance and operation of firefighting/rescue vehicles.

  • Responds to actual and potential structure/crash fires and functions as incident command or interior command in the absence of the AMFC to ensure proper response to emergencies.

  • Assesses nature and extent of fire, condition of structures, danger to adjacent structures, and water supply status to determine crew or response requirements.

  • Trains, instructs, and drills firefighters in firefighting/crash rescue techniques, methods of rescue, first aid, fire prevention, and use of fire equipment to attain and maintain personnel readiness and proficiency.

  • Oversees inspections and inspects firefighting/rescue equipment for proper maintenance and operation to ensure safety and/or proper functioning in support of established readiness goals.

  • Conducts inspections of structures to identify fire hazards, verify compliance with fire prevention requirements, testing and checking alarms and fire suppression equipment and ensuring identified deficiencies are corrected.

Skills or knowledge required:

  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of preventive maintenance and operation of firefighting and rescue vehicles, tools, and equipment.

  • Knowledge of structural agents, protective clothing, aircraft firefighting and rescue techniques, strategies, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of construction features of civilian and military aircraft, buildings, and systems.

  • Knowledge of supervisory practices, procedures, and techniques.

  • Knowledge of administrative record keeping requirements and procedures.

  • Knowledge of fire protection engineering principles and professionally recognized fire codes.

  • Knowledge of chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances; and uses of chemicals, their interactions, and danger signs.

  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  • Ability to supervise subordinate personnel.

  • Ability to move quickly to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Ability to estimate sizes, distances, quantities, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

  • Ability to direct and supervise firefighting operations at the scene of a fire or crash.

  • Ability to conduct classroom and practical firefighting/rescue training.

  • Ability to operate specialized firefighting and rescue vehicles and related equipment.

  • Ability to operate audio visual and related training equipment.

  • Ability to use applicable computer programs.

Minimum qualifications:

Five (5) years firefighting experience involving aircraft and structural fire and rescue techniques to include supervising and directing firefighting functions.

Licensing/Registration/Certification Requirements:

Military Firefighter Supervisor

  • Valid Maine driver’s license.

  • Valid Government driver’s license commensurate with required endorsements related with fire equipment operation on the military base and/or roadways.

Some positions must obtain/retain some or all of the following certifications:

  • Fire Officer I & II

  • Fire Instructor I

  • Fire Inspector I

  • Incident Safety Officer

  • Hazardous Material Incident Commander

  • National Incident Management Standards – ICS (100,200,300,400,700,800)

  • Public Safety Telecommunicator I & II

Contact information: John Cronin at *****

Questions about this position should be directed to

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, and copies of any transcripts or certifications you wish to have considered while evaluating your application. In order for us to properly determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for any posting, you must be sure your resume includes month and year for any experience listed along with the duties and responsibilities associated with each particular time period. Any experience that was not full-time employment should be identified as such.

If you require a paper application, please download and print one here https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-jobs/application-process or contact our office at *****. Paper applications for this posting should be submitted along with cover letter and resume before the closing date to Security & Employment Service Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330 or faxed to *****. Be sure title of the job you are applying for is included. Applications cannot be accepted after the posting closing date.

Benefits of working for the State of Maine:

No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

  • Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 14.53% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

  • Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-employees/rules-policies/policy-practices-manual/Employee-Rights-and-Responsibilities-Federal) .

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness (https://www.maine.gov/bhr/oeh/) .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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