The Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Team (ARFF) shall have members of the team receive completed ARFF training and be stationed at Fire Station 3.
Team selection will be based on multiple factors.
Current ARFF certification
Previous ARFF experience
Interest in position
Recommendation of the ARFF Coordinator
Selected team members shall be required to:
Have / obtain ARFF certification
Maintain a superior working knowledge of the Rogers Municipal Airport, its aircraft, and facilities
Attend two coordination and training meetings each year
Training for the ARFF team will be scheduled on a biannual basis as required by SOP 603 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Team Organization. These meetings will be scheduled by the ARFF Coordinator. Instructors will be designated by the ARFF Coordinator from the team members, outside entities, or Subject Matter Experts..
ARFF minimum training standards are designed to validate competency in ARFF required skills, as well as identify opportunities in training or deficiencies that need addressed at the individual level as well as the department level. This process will also ensure that all training is documented in order to meet the required training knowledge and skills in two key areas.
NFPA 405: Standard for Recurring Proficiency of Airport Fire Fighters
NFPA 1003: Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications