Vectrus Firefighter in the Middle East in Mombasa, Kenya

FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Fire Fighter (OCN)

JOB LOCATION/DEPARTMENT: Middle East

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is designed for a foreign national that would deploy to work in Doha, Qatar on a DOD (Department of Defense) contract.

The purpose of this job is to perform specialized duty functions in preparing for and responding to fire/medical emergency calls and in providing general support within the Fire Department/surrounding area.

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to maintaining readiness for emergency call response; responding to fire, responding to exercise evolutions, medical and related emergency calls when dispatched.

Additionally fire fighters will be heavily involved in educating staff and public on fire safety/prevention and performing Fire Department activities.

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:

1. Maintains vehicles, equipment, tools, and protective clothing in a serviceable ready-response

condition-20%.

2. Responds to emergencies as required, suppress fire, and takes precautions to prevent

rekindling-50%.

3. At the site of a fire, protect and preserves evidence indicating the cause of the fire-05%.

4. Conducts recurrent proficiency training and OJT-10%.

5. Performs other duties as assigned by the Fire Chief-10%.

6. Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned-05%.

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

Must be able to perform and accomplish job related tasks with all fire department tools and equipment,

i.e.: ladders, hoses, power equipment, vehicle pumps, small engines, etc. Basic typing and computer skills required.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Candidate will work on shifts consisting of 48 hours on/48 hours off.

Must be able to work in a physically demanding job and under extremely high climatic temperatures.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Candidate must be able to perform all physically demanding aspects of a career firefighter.

Including, but not limited to: climbing, lifting, pulling, crawling and working under extremely hot/windy conditions.

Membercannot be claustrophobic due to working in limited and often zero visibility.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications: Two years related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

Must be no older than 39 years of age as per DoD 6055.6 & DoD1400.25, Volume 336, if applying as an entry level firefighter with no DoD/IFSAC or Pro Board Certifications, continued next page -

Must be no older than 45 years of age as per DoD1400.25, if re-entering the career field with the minimum requirements being met below and 5 years firefighting experience

Preferred: DoD or IFSAC or Pro Board certified in Confined Space Rescue, Hazmat Technician

Required: DoD or IFSAC or Pro Board certifications in: Firefighter I & Firefighter II, Haz-Mat Operations, Haz-Mat Awareness, First Aid & CPR

Must meet the medical and physical fitness requirements of the current NFPA 1582 & 1583 and be able to successfully complete a Firefighters Fitness Challenge

Must pass an English competency level of at least a 9th grade from a certified institution High school graduate diploma or GED equivalent

Experience:

5 years fire fighting experience

Skills:

Must be able to perform and accomplish job related tasks with all fire department tools and equipment, i.e.: ladders, hoses, power equipment, pumps, small engines, etc.

Basic typing and computer skills required

SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES:

No supervisory or budgetary responsibilities

Job: Protective/Emergency Mgmt Service

Title: Firefighter in the Middle East

Location: Kenya-Mombasa

Requisition ID: PEN001478

Clearance Level required at Start Date: No Clearance Required

Travel: No

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.