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ID
4-509-1016
Name
Airport Firefighter
Status
Published
Updated
11/4/2020 2:46:48 PM
Released
04/01/2007
Resource Category
Fire/Hazardous Materials
Primary Core Capability
Fire Management and Suppression
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Airport Firefighter is an integral member of an aircraft rescue and firefighting team working under direct supervision
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1An Airport Firefighter is an integral member of an aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) team
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingPer NIMS compliance at the time of publication, ICS- and IS- training courses are listed. Equivalent courses must meet the NIMS National Standard Curriculum.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 4. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1003 5. NFPA 472 HazMat Operations and/or Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 1910.120 HazMat Operations Training or equivalent basic instruction on responding to and operating in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) incident Completion of the following baseline criteria: 1. ARFF or Airport Firefighter 2. Response 3. Fire Suppression 4. Rescue Recommended: First Responder, including Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and/or any additional training determined by the AHJ
ExperienceWhere applicable, experience is measured from the time an individual receives necessary certifications.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Recommended: Two years of relevant experience as determined by the AHJ
Physical/Medical FitnessNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Compliance with the following baseline criteria: 1. NFPA 1582 a. Medical Baseline b. Fitness Status c. Annual Medical
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Certification: 1. NFPA 1003 2. NFPA 472 Recommended Certification: The AHJ determines recertification requirements, if any
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016