Industrial Firefighter

Rural Metro Fire Department - Sulphur, Louisiana

Apr 29, 2021

Application Deadline:
Aug 1, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$41-49 K DOQ annual

Job Description

Job Functions include:

· Response to all fire, hazmat, rescue, and medical incidents within the facility as well as any mutual aid calls received.

· Operate emergency response equipment such as pumping apparatus, portable fire pumps, and response boats for river operations.

· Perform daily and weekly inventories, readiness checks, and preventative maintenance on all equipment under the care of Rural Metro.

· Maintain and inspect the facility’s fire water system, including isolation of leaks and reporting outages.

· Conduct monthly and annual inspections and maintenance on portable fire extinguishers, deluge systems, and safety shower located throughout the facility.

· Participate in monthly and annual required training, and maintain certifications throughout employment.

· Perform daily station duties, i.e. housekeeping.

Additional Information

Job Requirements:

· Climb ladders and stairs of various heights and designs while transporting rescue equipment, firefighting tools, and/or fire extinguishers.

· Work in potentially hazardous areas and during inclement weather.

· Work on or around waterways.


· Work is performed on a 12 hour rotating schedule from days to nights with a long break of seven (7) days, within a 28 day cycle.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High school or equivalent
  • Experience: 1 year +

Minimum Qualifications:

· IFSAC, ProBoard, or DoD Firefighter I

· IFSAC, ProBoard, or DoD HazMat Awareness and Operations

· NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800


· Louisiana EMR or the ability to obtain within 12 months or hire

Preferred Qualifications:

· IFSAC, ProBoard, or DoD Firefighter II

· NREMT-B or higher

· Driver Operator Pumper

· HazMat Technician

· Rope Rescue Technician

Candidates must:

· Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening

· Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

· Pass a pre-employment background check

Contact Information

Patrick Lynch

Rural Metro Fire Department
PO Box 2926 AMR RM Fire
Sulphur, Louisiana 70664
phone: 337-708-8174

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply at:

Location: Lake Charles.

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