Firefighter
Department of Veterans Affairs - Alexandria, LA

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The incumbent provides fire prevention and protection services for the Alexandria VA Health Care System that is comprised of 27 buildings spanning 148 acres of land and remote community based outpatient clinics. The degree of hazard ranges from low to high and inlcudes 8 three to four story mixed occupancy building that house patient care, libraries, laboratories, clinics, offices, retail store and restaurant, warehouses, linen storage, oxygen storage, high voltage vaults, wood shop and other therapy clinics. Other occupancies on the facility include a laundry, boiler plant, maintenance shops, family dwelling, apartments, garages, chapel, food processing/dining facility, office buildings, generators with fuel tanks, well houses with chemical storage, pesticide and fertilizer storage building, greenhouse, helipad, above ground fuel storage tanks, sewage lift station and bulk oxygen storage site.

The incumbent is required to possess and maintain the following certifications prior to employment:

FIREFIGHTER II- IFSAC, Pro-Board or a State Certification

DRIVER/OPERATOR- IFSAC, Pro-Board or a State Certification

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONS- IFSAC, Pro-Based or a State Certification

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN- Must have a State or National Register license that can be transferred to Louisiana. Louisiana license highly preferred.

VALID STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE

Work Schedule: 8AM-8AM (24 HOUR SHIFT), 6 SHIFTS PER PAY PERIOD/48 HOURS ON AND 72 HOURS OFF
Position Description Title/PD#: Firefighter/4683-A

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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is...