DynCorp International LLC. Fire Chief in OCONKANDAHAR, Afghanistan

Job Summary

TheFire Chiefensures an effective fire emergency services program in accordance with standards and requirements.

  • Principal Accountabilities *

  • Oversee, plan, and execute fire and rescue operations to ensure efficient and effective emergency responses that minimize loss of life and property

  • Respond to emergencies as Incident Commander when needed

  • Develop and oversee fire department policies, planning, development, and performance in accordance with standards and requirements

  • Assign and manage major operations, prevention, logistics, and administrative tasks related to equipment, stations, and grounds

  • Ensure firefighting vehicles and equipment are operational and available in accordance with contractual standards

  • Assess capability of fire protection programs, identify positive and negative trends, implement improvements, and manage personnel to ensure fulfillment of program objectives

  • Maintain records and prepare reports

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, safety directives, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, and pertinent DOD regulations

  • Thorough knowledge of safety standards and precautions pertaining to use of fire equipment, fire suppression, and first responder activities

  • Ability to schedule, evaluate, train, and mentor subordinate employees

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

  • Experience & Education *

  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience in fire services with at least three years as a Senior Fire Officer

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • DOD, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), or National Pro-Board Certifications as Fire Officer IV, Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor II, HazMat Incident

  • Commander, and Airport Firefighter

  • Prefer one (1) year of OCONUS experience, three (3) years as a Fire Chief, and experience managing a fire department with at least 40 paid positions

  • Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in fire science management, emergency management, public administration, or associated discipline

  • Physical Requirements/Working Environment *

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

  • Travel *

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Must have ability to obtain and maintain US security clearance at proper level

Job: *Fire Fighter / Prevention Worker

Title: Fire Chief

Location: AFGHANISTAN-OCONKANDAHAR

Requisition ID: 1803452