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Fire Chief ( PEN001728 )

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Fire Chief is responsible for the leadership and management of the fire services support section Functional work includes, but is not limited to, managerial work planning, organizing, and directing fire suppression and emergency response work, plans, organizes, prioritizes, hires, terminates, disciplines, and directs the activities of the department; assures the total operational effectiveness of the department The qualified candidate shall report to the Site Manager and work with a team of fire services support personnel

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES

Manages the effective and efficient operation of the Fire Services Support Department in accordance with the performance work statement and NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling, NFPA 101 Life Safety Codes and AFI 32-2001 Fire Prevention Program

Implements operational policy, procedures and develops contingency plans

Ensures completion of required reports, inspections and documentation as outlined in the performance work statement

Responsible for communicating and upholding company standards, leading by example, and working as a team to provide guidance to firefighters and support personnel

Initiates command and control of incidents

Responsible for establishing and maintaining a comprehensive quality and safety program in compliance with Vectrus, OSHA and United States Air Force (USAF) requirements
Responsible for establishing and maintaining a comprehensive, flexible, and properly documented training program
Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter and trash in all working facilities and areas
Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor provided property (eg, to include government facilities, equipment and tools)
Responsible for precise execution of company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheet
Performs other duties as assigned

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED

Personal computer, printers, calculator, copy machines, scanners, FAX machines, phones, and other general office equipment Operates non-tactical vehicles as required Operates specialized fire vehicles/equipment May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions that require wear of hard hats, gloves, steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety glasses and other personal protection equipment (PPE); may be required to push, pull and lift heavy equipment Use of portable or vehicle equipped radios to maintain contact and accountability of work activities

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work will be indoors and outdoors Exposure to heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals may occur Overtime and shift work may be required depending on contractual needs Employee must comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions Task specific work environment training will be provided as required Must be prepared to function in a wartime environment to support U S interests 100 PERCENT Overseas Assignment

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

Physical requirements include lifting up to 35lb, team lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, extended sitting, or standing, stooping, stretching, and bending Occasional climbing and working in high places may be required

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certifications One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required

High school diploma or equivalent

Must be Fire Officer IV certified, Fire Instructor II certified, Fire Inspector II certified, Airport Fire Fighter certified, and Hazmat IC certified Advanced degree in fire safety related field is preferred

Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association or Red Cross

Must pass and maintain entry-level physical examination in accordance with NFPA 1582

Must have a current, valid U S Passport and Drivers License (able to drive manual transmission)

Must have and maintain a valid U S SECRET Security Clearance prior to deployment

Must be able to pass a flight line access test and obtain flight line access badge

Must be able to pass employment and deployment qualification requirements that include psychological, medical, dental, drug testing and background checks

Candidates must successfully complete both online and hands-on CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) defense training Training includes the successful fit testing of DOD provided protective gear

Experience

Shall have eight years of fire fighting and prevention experience and at least five years of experience managing a diverse and separated response team and should include CBRN, HAZMAT, WMD emergencies

Prior experience as a Fire Chief preferred Experience at Deputy or Assistant Chief level minimum

Skills

Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point

Fluent in English with good verbal, reading, and writing skills

Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems

Able and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission requirements

Military experience in a contingency environment and knowledge and experience working with government contracts preferred

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Safety/ Health
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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