Firefighter (Basic Life Support/ Hazmat Technician)

Department Of Defense Gulfport , MS 39501

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Duties




You will serve as a Firefighter (BLS/HAZMAT TECH) in the Fire Protection Division of NAVCONSTRBATCTRGPT.

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  • You will determine causes of basic medical implications (e.g., closed and open soft tissue wounds) to apply bandages to the patient.

  • You will employ hazardous materials response procedures and equipment to mitigate hazardous materials in incidents.

  • You will direct a crew in cleaning and maintaining fire vehicles, quarters, and equipment (e.g., cleaning, repairing, washing, testing hoses, pumpers).

  • You will drive a firefighting vehicle (e.g., pumper, aerial ladder truck, rescue truck, brush truck, quick-attack vehicle, airport rescue fire fighting vehicle) to the scene of a fire.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0081 Fire Protection and Prevention

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Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

  • Applicants must meet the Department of Defense (DoD) certification requirements:

  • Candidates for firefighter positions must not have reached their 37th birthday by date of appointment. Information on exceptions and waivers:

  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

  • The employee is required to work a 72-hour week on a 24-hour on/24-hour off basis that includes weekends and holidays. May be subject to recall.

  • Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management.

  • This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program.

  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-06 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: responding to fires and fire related emergencies involving structures, aircraft, motor vehicles, wild land, and hazardous materials, and administering emergency care within the scope of a Basic Life Support provider.

This position requires the incumbent to possess the following certifications: National Registry Emergency Medical Technician, CPR, Firefighter I & II, Apparatus Driver/Operator Pumper, Apparatus Driver/Operator Arial, HAZMAT Ops. NOTE: These certifications must have been awarded by DOD, IFSAC or Pro-board to meet the requirement. Copies of Certifications MUST be submitted with your application to verify eligibility. If you do not possess all of the above certifications you will be rated ineligible.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


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