Air Force Pararescue Specialist

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United States Air Force Special Operations Published: February 14, 2018
Job Type
Academic Program
Emergency Medical Services Professions, General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences, Pre-Med
Required Education or Certification
High School Diploma - Higher Education preferred
Salary or Pay Rate
Varies, bonuses availible
Interested applicants should
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Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K, Vacation Time
Other Benefits
Bonus available
Name of individual creating job posting
Technical Sergeant Michael Allgire
201 E Central TX Expy Suite 680
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Air Force Pararescue is the only United States Department of Defense elite combat force specifically organized, trained, equipped, and postured to conduct full spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These Battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation’s force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding, and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe.

Additionally, Pararescue teams assault, secure, and dominate the rescue objective area utilizing any available DoD or Allied, air, land, or sea asset. Their qualifications and capabilities are extensive. All PJs are qualified experts in Advanced Weapons and Small Unit Tactics, Airborne and Military Free Fall, both High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) and High Altitude High Opening (HAHO) parachute operations, Combat Divers, High Angle/Confined Space Rescue operations, Small Boat/Vehicle Craft utilization, Rescue Swimmers, and Battlefield Trauma/Paramedics.

All PJs can jump in with extrication devices to remove war fighters or civilians trapped in wreckage or collapsed structures. PJs also use the latest subsurface technology to locate and recover submerged equipment or personnel.

Required Experience

- High School Graduate

- Medical and athletic experience preferred but not required.

- Swimming experience and water confidence.

- Must meet military entrance standards.

Required Skills

Physical ability is a MUST! All candidates must be able to complete a Physical Ability and Stamina Test. This test includes swimming, running, pull-ups, push-ups, and sit-ups.

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