HDOT seeking women interested in airport firefighting careers

HDOT seeking women interested in airport firefighting careers

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Department of Transportation is partnering with the Department of Human Resources Development and will be offering two "Women in Airport Fire Service" workshops on Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The workshops will be held at the Airports Division Offices at the Honolulu International Airport located at 400 Rodgers Boulevard on the 7th floor of the Inter-Island Terminal Parking Structure (center entrance door).  Each session is expected to last about 90 minutes and parking validation will be provided.

Women who are interested in attending the workshops are required to register for free by emailing

, including your first and last name, your preference for the morning or afternoon session and the subject: “Women in Airport Fire Service.”  The deadline to register is

4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 11.

Seating at each workshop is limited to 90 women and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Registering early grants a higher chance at an available seat.  Registered, confirmed individuals will be checked in at the entrance based on the email registrations received.  No walk-ins will be admitted.

Anyone who is interested in being electronically notified of future State of Hawaii Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting openings are encouraged to complete an electronic JOB INTEREST from DHRD.  Visit http://dhrd.hawaii.gov/job-seekers/civil-service-hawaii-state-government-jobs/, click on "REQUEST JOB NOTIFICATION BY CATEGORY," select "Airport" and "Fire/EMS" check boxes and submit the Job Interest Card Information request. 

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