Routine patrols aboard ships and units under construction, checking for fire and flooding hazards. Firefighters also control access to "Closed Areas" aboard ship. An initial background check is required for hire and a “secret” clearance is one component required to complete the probationary period successfully (no exceptions). The clearance process will be initiated with the BIW Security and the Industrial Security (FSO) will initiate the appropriate “secret” clearance processes. Firefighters will be assigned to one of two shifts based on seniority, shift manning, skill and ability. Planned or unplanned overtime may be required.
Duties also include shipboard and structure fire response & suppression, facility and equipment inspections and emergency medical services response.
High School diploma/GED required
Previous firefighting/fire service experience required
Maine State (or another state) Firefighter1 & 2 certificate, Current (active) Maine State EMT license required