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FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC 3

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Pascagoula, MS, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Req ID: 37766
Team: 59 Environment/Health/Safety
Entity: Ingalls Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Full-Time
Shift: Multiple
Relocation: No relocation assistance available
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework

Travel Requirement: No

We’re building tomorrow’s fleet today
With more than 11,000 employees, HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division is the largest manufacturing employer in Mississippi and a major contributor to the economic growth of Alabama. For nearly 85 years, we’ve designed, built and maintained amphibious ships, destroyers, and cutters for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard. The largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants, we’re simultaneously building four classes of ships and have pioneered the development and production of technologically advanced, highly capable ships for the surface Navy fleet for decades. Think that’s cool? Keep reading:

Job Description

Ingalls firefighters work a 24/48 hour firefighter schedule. They will respond to medical, fire, hazmat and rescue emergencies as a team member or leader and perform appropriate functions as directed or needed. Must be able to perform at great height and in confined spaces with IDLH conditions. Will operate and inspect emergency response equipment and inspect and outfit facility and shipboard fire protection equipment. Will provide industrial medical care and respirator fit testing as needed. Is expected to work additional overtime as needed to maintain proper manning levels and to support special assignments. Must pass a pre hire medical physical and must pass an annual fire fighter medical physical. To prepare for the unexpected and future growth, firefighters will cross train to assist the safety, medical and environmental departments. Will participate in required training to maintain current certifications or to improve capabilities.

Basic Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent, and National Registered Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic level required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have had prior industrial or shipboard fire training and/or safety experience

Why HII
We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII’s diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Working at HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location.


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


Do You Need Assistance?
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #1 for Ingalls Shipbuilding.