Firefighter

at U.S Army

Job Detail


Salary

-

Experience

No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

31 Newton Sparta Rd, Newton, NJ 07860, USA

Duration

Permanent

Expires

03/30/2019, 06:45 PM


Description

* U.S ARMY INQUIRES ONLY * OVERVIEW Army firefighters are responsible for protecting lives and property from fire. They control fires and help prevent them in buildings, aircrafts and ships. JOB DUTIES Perform rescue and firefighting operations during structural fires, aircraft crashes, vehicle emergencies and natural cover fires Drive firefighting trucks and emergency rescue vehicles Give first aid to injured personnel Perform emergency response duties during hazardous materials incidents Inspect aircraft, buildings and equipment for fire hazards Teach fire protection procedures and repair/refill firefighting equipment REQUIREMENTS Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. TRAINING Job training for firefighter requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in fighting fires. Some of the skills you’ll learn about: Fighting different types of fires Firefighting equipment operations, first aid and rescue procedures HELPFUL SKILLS Ability to remain calm under stress Willingness to risk injury to help others Ability to think and act decisively REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S) General Maintenance (GM): 88 Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for. COMPENSATION Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation. EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus. EDUCATION BENEFITS In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits. FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with city or county fire departments and other firefighting agencies. PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at https://www.merlinjobs.com/ AT&T, Inc. Hewlett-Packard Company Kraft Foods Global, Inc. Sears Holdings Corporation Time Customer Service, Inc. Walgreen Co. RELATED JOBS Soldier loading a trailer with turrets. CARGO SPECIALIST (88H) Cargo specialists help ensure Army forces receive supplies, weapons, equipment and mail — on a daily basis, all over the world. They are primarily responsible for transferring or supervising the transfer of passengers, cargo and equipment to and from air, land and water transport by manual and mechanical methods. Active/Reserve: Both Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted Restrictions: None CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, AND NUCLEAR (CBRN) SPECIALIST (74D) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Specialists are primarily responsible for defending the country against the threat of CBRN weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction. Active/Reserve: Both Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted Restrictions: None U.S. Army Military Police Officers MILITARY POLICE (31B) Military police protect the lives and property on Army installations by enforcing military laws and regulations. They also control traffic, prevent crime and respond to all emergencies. Active/Reserve: Both Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted Restrictions: None LOCATE A RECRUITER REQUEST MORE INFO