About G4S


Job Category:



United States

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Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time


G4S - Poughkeepsie, New York

Posted: 12/6/2018

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

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


  • 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


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