AECOM Fire Captain - RSS II in Las Vegas, Nevada

Business Line Government

Position Title Fire Captain - RSS II

United States of America - Nevada

Las Vegas

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

The primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of Fire Stations and their assigned shift(s) to ensure proper response of fire fighters to emergencies. Advises Fire Chief of all activities occurring within the Fire Department and provides support and assistance as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Direct the day-to-day operations of shift including care and maintenance of equipment and facilities, directing and participating in training exercises, making adjustments to crew assignments/vehicle assignments as needed.

2) Ensure fire inspections are completed in a timely manner. Supervises and/or Conducts regular inspection of buildings, storage areas, and equipment including fire extinguisher and fire systems, (sprinklers, fire hydrants, water control systems).

3) Manage a preventive maintenance program for fire fighting vehicles and equipment.

4) Justify and presents personnel, vehicle and equipment needs to the Fire Chief for consideration.

5) Direct assigned crewmembers during all types of emergency situations. Monitors all injuries to personnel.

6) Recommend new policies and procedures for approval.

7) Protect and investigates evidence that may indicate the cause of fire and reports unusual circumstances to Fire Chief.

8) Supervise and complete performance evaluations of Fire Fighters on assigned shift. May also give feedback on Fire Fighters who temporarily work on assigned shift.

9) Perform assigned fire fighting and emergency response services in accordance with established protocols and standard procedures.

10) Follow standard practices as part of the fire and emergency services team. Participates as a member of the emergency response unit in providing fire suppression and prevention services, medical services, hazardous spill response and specialized rescue operations such as high angle technical rescues, confined space rescues, and water rescue in accordance with NFPA, Federal, State and local standards.

11) Participate in compiling and verifying and correlating data related to emergency response issues.

12) Assist as required with testing and servicing emergency rescue equipment.

13) Assist as required in evaluating and issuing hot work permits as required.

14) Operate and maintain emergency response vehicles, (i.e. Fire Engines, ARFF vehicles, Ladder Trucks, Ambulances, and other related support vehicles).

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

High school degree or equivalent. Some college level course work is a preferred plus, 1-3 years of progressively increasing experience and supervisory responsibility in a Fire Department. Ability to lead, perform, and remain calm in the face of adversity and extreme conditions. Must meet the requirements of the State and/or National Fire Protection Association Standards (NFPA) to include: Current Fire Officer (1) Certification, according to NFPA 1020, current edition. Experience in the following areas of Fire fighting: Ventilation, Interior fire fighting (building and aircraft); Engine company operation; truck company operations; power tool selection and operation; Haz-mat operations; ARFF vehicle operations; vehicle re-supply; Fire Station operations and personnel accountability. Must be able to pass an Annual Physical (NFPA 1582 current edition), and Agility test prior to start of position and yearly there after. Possess and maintain a Top Secret government security clearance. Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

This position will be exposed to products of fire to include heat, smoke, toxic fumes, and gasses. Exposure will also include extreme environmental elements such as heat, cold, rain, snow, wind, and sun, etc. At times, work will be done in an office environment. Basic physical requirements include walking, bending, stooping, stretching, climbing, running, crawling, dragging, carrying, and lifting up to 100 pounds. Must be able to perform job tasks at any place on the Aerial Ladder from minimal extension to full extension. Must be able to perform assigned duties while wearing a self-contained-breathing-apparatus (SCBA), with minimal loss of effectiveness and efficiency. Must be able to navigate tight turns, stairs, and enclosed spaces while wearing fire fighting personal protective equipment to include SCBA.

Preferred Qualifications

Incumbents preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Military Support

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163563BR