The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority at the Harrisburg International Airport, a small hub airport in Central Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for the position of Airport Fire Chief. HIA is an FAA Index B small hub airport located in central PA. This Department also conducts fire safety inspections at the airport system's three general aviation airports. This position will direct on-airport firefighting, rescue, fire prevention, EMS activities and operations and work closely with mutual aid fire departments. This position is responsible for developing recommendations for the protection of life and property for HIA, as well as preparing the departmental budget and ensuring compliance with FAR 139 criteria for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF). This position will also respond to and take lead in emergency incidents such as aircraft, airport buildings and property, facilities, vehicles, medical, hazardous materials, and other incidents endangering life and/or property.
Five years fire service leadership experience
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or related focus
Ten years of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) experience
Ten years structural firefighting experience
Successful completion of 50 hours of ARFF training in the last 2 years
Fire Instructor certification
Firefighter I and II Certification (DOD, IFSAC, or Pro Board)
Harrisburg International Airport (FAA Code: MDT) is a small hub, FAA Index B airport located in central Pennsylvania. Our airport features daily non-stop flights as well as one-stop flights to destinations around the world.
Our focus is to provide passengers with an altogether better travel experience. Our airport offers an option to fly closer to home without the need to travel to other major ...airports. Both business and leisure travelers find convenience in the location and size of our airport, reducing the stress of travel. Closer to home, altogether better.