Firefighter 1

164th Tennessee Air National Guard - Memphis, Tennessee

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Salary Information

2169.00 monthly

Job Description

**Summary: **Under general supervision, is responsible for firefighting duties of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

**Distinguishing Features: **This is the entry-working class in the Firefighter sub-series. An employee in this class is responsible for fighting fires at an Air National Guard base and will be required to work a 56 hour work week (24-hour shifts) or other incremental shift work to meet mission requirements as determined by supervisory personnel. This class differs from Firefighter 2 in that an incumbent of the latter functions in a lead capacity. The employee must be able to handle high stress situations. The employee may be subjected to extreme temperatures while wearing fire protective ensemble that is encapsulating and insulating and may be exposed to toxic fumes, irritants, particulates, biological (infectious) and non-biological and or heated gasses. The employee may be required to climb ladders, operate from heights, walk or crawl in the dark along narrow and uneven surfaces, and operate in proximity to electrical power lines or other hazards, and may be exposed to situations to include hot, dark, and tightly enclosed spaces.

Incumbents of this class must be able to lift, carry, drag or pull up to 185 pounds and must be able to climb 6 or more flights of stairs while wearing PPE, carrying equipment and tools weighing an additional 40 pounds.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: No Age Restriction
  • Education: High school
  • Experience: IFSAC or Probiard certified

Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and current certification accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress or the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications in all of the following: Fire Fighter II, Hazardous Materials-Operations. - See more at:

Contact Informaton

Paige Stivers

164th Tennessee Air National Guard
4593 Swinnea Rd. Memphis, TN
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
phone: (901) 291-7145

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