Missouri - US Other 2 months ago

This position works at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield and works on an as needed basis.

The typical starting salary range is between $20.89-$29.00 hourly and there are no benefits provided.

Examples of Duties

First responder to actual or potential air-crash emergencies to prevent or extinguish fires and rescue plane crew and passengers.
Drive to scene of crash or to end of runway where distressed craft is expected to land.
Apply chemicals and foams to aircraft to minimize danger of fire and explosion on impact and to protect passengers, crew and property.
Assist crewmembers and passengers in evacuation of aircraft involved in emergency.

Administer first aide to the injured.

Perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of training as a fire fighter including specialized training in aircraft fire and rescue; preferably including related experience. Applicants must possess of a valid Drivers License.

Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT: A selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant’s education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above. The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant’s earned grade. A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment. After initial interviews with the selected candidates are conducted, an email will be sent to the address on file with instructions on how to complete and submit a Conviction Questionnaire. Candidates have 3 days to complete the required questionnaire.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a merit position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory. The cost of screening will be covered by the County. Additionally, new employees will have 30 calendar days, after their first day of employment, to attest to their COVID-19 vaccination status. Instructions on how to submit this attestation will be provided once employment has begun. County employees are not required to be fully vaccinated, but those who are not fully vaccinated must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing until they are fully vaccinated or St. Louis County geographically reaches a 70% vaccination rate and a moderate transmission level of COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

On Call employees are paid only for the hours actually worked. There are no additional benefits.

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