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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3500185/136891
Number of Positions: 3
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $17.75
Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: January 7, 2019

Job Introduction:

PLEASE CLICK APPLY OR TEXT "JOBS" TO 561-660-9797 FROM YOUR SMARTPHONE!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Fire Fighter. In this position, you will control and extinguish fires, rescue people endangered by fire, and reduce or eliminate potential fire hazards. You will respond to confined space incidents, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and hazardous material incidents. Your duties will also include Fire and Life Safety Inspections to ensure the facility is compliant with all State, Local and National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) Codes and Standards. You must conduct inspections to ensure safe working area when issuing hot work and confined space permits when required.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

 

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

 

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

 

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Control and extinguish fires
  • Rescue people endangered by fire
  • Reduce or eliminate potential fire hazards
  • Respond to confined space incidents, EMS and hazardous material incidents
  • Fire and Life Safety Inspections
  • Issue hot work and confined space permits

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a current and valid driver's license
  • Must possess each of the following licenses/certifications:
    • New York State Emergency Medical Technician
    • New York State Firefighter I
    • New York State Confined Space Rescue Technician Level
    • New York State Hazardous Materials Technician Basic
    • New York State Boater Safety Course

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • If previously employed, meaningful and verifiable work history

Skills Required

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to encourage effective teamwork

Other

  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Some stooping and kneeling, possible maneuvering up to 50 pounds

 


About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

To receive an update on your application status, please contact our local office by following this link: http://www.g4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices


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