Aviation Rescue Fire Fighters
Airservices Aviation Rescue Fire Fighters work at 27 airports across Australia, providing a vital layer of safety to the travelling public.
You’ll enjoy excellent on-the-job training, competitive remuneration and great opportunities for career development and progression. Collaborating and working together with a diverse group of people to benefit the Australian community and international visitors.
We play a crucial role – ensuring the safe, reliable and efficient use of Australia’s skies. It’s this team of diverse and dynamic people on the ground that will be there to respond to the emergency and safety needs of airlines, airports and the travelling public. A career with Airservices’ Aviation Rescue Fire Fighters is a career for the future.
Working in the past as a volunteer fire fighter, I always knew that I wanted to pursue fire fighting as a full-time career. I also really liked the idea of being an aviation fire fighter, because it’s a specialist area of fire fighting.
Connect to a meaningful career
Airservices Aviation Rescue Fire Fighters work in 27 fire stations at airports around Australia. Our fire fighters protect travellers and workers at Australia’s busiest airports and respond to a broad range of aviation and airport emergencies.
Our Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) service is one of the world’s largest with more than 900 operational and support personnel based at airports around Australia. With Airservices, you will gain world recognised qualifications.
Fire fighting at Airservices offers a unique opportunity to stay fit, help people in a meaningful way and work in a dynamic outdoor team environment. To succeed in this rewarding career, you will require a high level of fitness, be committed to ongoing physical and technical training and be comfortable working outdoors. To ensure that our fire fighters maintain the required levels of fitness and strength, every fire station has an on-site gym. If you are selected as one of our talented fire fighters, you will also have access to the expertise of qualified physical training instructors to support your training and there is time for individual physical training built into every shift.
Work across Australia
Aviation rescue fire fighter
Airservices also recruits experienced fire fighters to bring new skills and backgrounds to build and strengthen its diverse and highly-skilled aviation rescue fire fighting service (ARFFS) workforce.
Successful applicants will go through a condensed training period to gain their Leading Fire Fighter classification. This training includes aerodrome and aircraft familiarisation, vehicle operations, ARFFS systems and governance, equipment, communications, strategy and tactics.
There is no scheduled or anticipated recruitment intake for experienced fire fighters.
What are the minimum entry standards?
Aviation rescue fire fighter
I chose firefighting as a career to give back to the community and to have a good work/life balance. I love the flexibility of having our long rosters and days off.
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