Specialist Function – Fire Fighter

Work as a member on a Fire Service Watch and as part of a team to carry out all associated duties such as maintaining specialist equipment and deal with incidents and emergencies of a structural and aviation nature.

Knowledge and Understanding

Skills

Save & preserve endangered life

Required procedures and responsibilities of own role to support search, rescue and operations, including casualty care during an operational incident.

As a team member, conduct a search and rescue of life, provide treatment, and support casualties involved in incidents.

Resolve fire & rescue aviation incidents

As a team member, the procedures and processes for resolving aviation fire and rescue operational incidents and special service incidents.

Work as part of a fire and rescue team to control and extinguish aviation fires and special service incidents, supporting the people involved.

Drive fire service vehicles air side

How to prepare a fire service support vehicle for air side use and rules and regulations applicable to air side driving.

Prepare a fire vehicle for air side use and drive a fire service support vehicle air side in a safe manner, following applicable rules and regulations.

Test, maintain and operate specialist rescue equipment

How to select, check and use specialist firefighting equipment in accordance with organisational policy, including the procedure to record and report faults when identified.

Select, check and use specialist firefighting equipment in accordance with organisational policy, recording and reporting faults if identified.

Protect environment from hazardous materials

How to set up and carry out decontamination of hazardous materials following procedures appropriate to the risk identified.

Work as part of a fire and rescue team to set up and carry out decontamination procedures appropriate to the risk, including the decontamination of people.