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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


  • 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


Requisition ID: 1903898

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.