DynCorp International LLC. Fire Crew Chief in OCONKANDAHAR, Afghanistan

Job Summary

TheFire Crew Chiefleads a team to provide quality resource protection and fire fighting support for structural, aircraft, and other fire-related hazardous operations.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Serve as lead crew member at a site to provide quality resource protection and fire fighting support for structural, aircraft, and other fire-related hazardous operations in accordance with Department of Defense (DOD), contract, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards

  • Perform fire suppression, rescue, and prevention activities as directed by senior fire officer to ensure adequate response and minimize loss of life and property

  • Ensure assigned fire fighting personnel, vehicles, and equipment are operational and available

  • Direct and control fire attack, confinement, salvage, overhaul, ventilation, and rescue activities to include first responder care, using logic and reasoning to identify options, solutions, or approaches to situations

  • Assess and document initial conditions of emergency scene and provide information to supervisor for required reports

  • Direct crew members and participate in the care and maintenance of fire fighting equipment, fire station, and surrounding grounds

  • Resolve minor administrative and personnel issues and refer major situations to senior fire officer

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English to interpret and explain codes, plans, provide training, and write reports

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

  • Ability to perform general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Experience & Education

  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in fire services

  • Prefer associate’s degree in fire science management, emergency management, public administration, or associated discipline

  • DOD, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), or National Pro-Board Certifications as Fire Fighter I and II, Fire Officer I, Fire Inspector I, Fire Instructor I, and HazMat Operations; Airport Fire Fighter if applicable to assigned location

  • Prefer First Responder and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) qualified

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 Crew Chief


Requisition ID: 1804262

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.