Firefighter/EMT in Reston, VA at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reston, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    1803630

Job Description

Job Summary

The Firefighter/EMT is responsible for responding as a team member of the fire and emergency crew to save lives; provide first aid; preserve property, the environment, and mission functions. Additionally, responsible for mitigating hazards during fires, medical emergencies, hazmat incidents, personnel rescues, natural disasters, aircraft incidents, and other emergency events.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Provides medical support for medevacs and marine department as needed.
  • Maintain, inspect and submit requests to order EMS supplies and equipment.
  • Conducts inspections, operations, testing, and first preventive maintenance to ensure readiness and serviceability of all apparatus, equipment, property, and personal protective equipment assigned.
  • Performs all responsibilities of an EMT assigned to the ambulance and or engine companies.
  • Conducts fire risk management surveys, company inspections and prepares pre-fire plans.
  • Provides fire/EMS safety training and education to the work force to include CPR and EMR.
  • Utilizes power and manual tools and equipment as may be required.
  • Conducts quarterly facility inspections.
  • Conducts fire ground tasks, functions and station duties.
  • Work on other islands within the Atoll as part of an assigned crew performing duties associated with F&ES operations on those islands.
  • Responds to off-duty recalls as required.
  • Operates as a 911 Communications Center Operator (CCO) and dispatches crews accordingly.
  • Attends all training, instructs classes as required, and participates in the DoD Firefighter Certification Program (FFCP) and physical fitness program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Working under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, EMS Protocols, industry standards and accepted trade practices to mitigate medical emergencies.
  • Following and participating in all company safety policies, procedures and programs.
  • Effectively communicating with supervisors, co-workers and the community in a professional manner.
  • Completion of Patient Care Reports in the Emergency Reporting Data Base.
  • Thoroughly understanding policies, rules, regulations, practices and procedures of the F&ES organization.

Experience & Education
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
      • Preferred Associate’s degree or higher in Fire Science.


  • Two (2) years’ of work experience as a professional firefighter/EMT.
  • Graduate from a recognized Fire Academy resulting in International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), National Board or Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard), or Department of Defense (DOD) certification as a Firefighter I & II and Hazmat Awareness and Operations (HAZMAT Operations).
  • Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) certified by IFSAC, ProBoard (NFPQ), or DOD.
  • Possess and maintain a current state or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) EMT license, and current CPR card.
  • Possess DoD, ProBoard or IFSAC Driver Operator Pumper, Driver Operator ARFF, Driver Operator MWS
  • Posses or have the ability to obtain Telecommunicator I and II certificate within three (3) Months of date of hire.
  • Meet the requirements of NFPA 1582 Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments.
  • Successful passing of the physical fitness exam IAW NFPA 1500, drug testing, and background investigation.
  • Ability to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Preferred skill in using a personal computer and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Preferred DOD, Pro Board, or  IFSAC Certifications:
      • HAZMAT Technician
      • Inspector I 
      • Instructor I
      • Officer


  • Possess a current U.S. Passport or have the ability to obtain one before hire.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving record

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Capable of performing all duties of interior structural firefighting (OSHA 1910.156 requirement)
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally