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Fire Chief ​/ Fire Marshall

Job in Saudi Arabia
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Company: Fire Rescue Company
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-03-30
Job specializations:
  • Management
    HSE Manager
  • Healthcare
    Emergency Services, HSE Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below
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Job Description and Requirements

The Fire Chief leads the response to any given emergency situation to which the Fire Services are asked to respond, during any period they are assigned to cover. Activities may include

The Fire Chief leads the response to any given emergency situation to which the Fire Services are asked to respond, during any period they are assigned to cover. Activities may include managing the response to significant fires, managing the response to hazardous chemical incidents, and managing the Fire Services involvement in other rescue situations. Depending on the nature and size of the incident scene, the Fire Chief may be required to take overall command of the scene and lead the activities of the Fire, Medical, and Security teams.

In addition to the emergency response responsibilities, the Fire Chief has the responsibility for a range of contract management, training, engagement, and operational tasks aimed at ensuring the Fire Department is always capable of providing a full response to any given emergency situation. They also support the engagement activities required to ensure staff is properly trained in how to deal with emergency situations and the actions they must take in the event of an emergency. In addition, they are required to deliver community engagement activity to both minimize the fire risk in the community and ensure community members are aware of fire emergency procedures.

Role and Responsibilities

· Manage and administrate all firefighting issues at the site

· Develop, implement, update, and evaluate firefighting system and procedures on regular basis (based on national and international standards)

· Participate and attend communication and coordination meetings with internal and external agencies

· Review new/existing fire protection equipment or systems installed at Site

· Respond to all kinds of emergencies such as fire, toxic, gas leaks, the rescue of people and attend incidents

· Ensure that proper firefighting techniques are applied; implement immediate safety measures to protect personnel and property

· Ensure that technical specifications for firefighting equipment (fire trucks, foam/water carriers, emergency vehicles, rescue equipment, advance control vehicles, and portable equipment) are in place, properly always maintained, and in sound working condition

· Plan, implement, and conduct periodical technical professional training for Fire Station staff / Emergency Response Team (ERT); such as breathing apparatus training, fire leadership, fire prevention, method of instruction, and investigation of fires

· Keep the Director HSE appraised of any incidents or developing situations which have or could result in serious injury, significant loss or damage to property, or significant interruption to normal university operations

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Fire Officer III (NFPA 1021) or equivalent run by an approved training provider

Fire Inspector II (NFPA 1031) equivalent run by an approved training provider

Fire Instructor II (NFPA 1041) or equivalent run by an approved training provider

Fire Marshal (NFPA 1037) or equivalent run by an approved training provider

Hold a Certified (Current) competent Fire Chief’s / Station Manager’s Certificate

Certified First Responder, EMS or EMT Basic Certification including knowledge of CPR and AED

Experience

15+ Years’ Experience in a similar role/position

managing the response to significant fires, managing the response to hazardous chemical incidents, and managing the Fire Services involvement in other rescue situations. Depending on the nature and size of the incident scene, the Fire Chief may be required to take overall command of the scene and lead the activities of the Fire, Medical, and Security teams.


In addition to the emergency response responsibilities, the Fire Chief has the responsibility for a range of contract management, training, engagement, and operational tasks aimed at ensuring the Fire Department is always capable of providing a full response to any given emergency situation. They also support the engagement activities required to ensure staff is properly trained in how to deal with emergency situations and the actions they must take in the event of an emergency. In addition, they are required to deliver community engagement activity to both minimize the fire risk in the community and ensure community members are aware of fire emergency procedures.

Role and Responsibilities

· Manage and administrate all firefighting issues at the site

· Develop, implement, update, and evaluate firefighting system and procedures on regular basis (based on national and international standards)

· Participate and attend communication and coordination meetings with internal and external agencies

· Review new/existing fire protection equipment or systems installed at Site

· Respond to all kinds of emergencies such as fire, toxic, gas leaks, the rescue of people and attend incidents

· Ensure that proper firefighting techniques are applied; implement immediate safety measures to protect personnel and property

· Ensure that technical specifications for firefighting equipment (fire trucks, foam/water carriers, emergency vehicles, rescue equipment, advance control vehicles, and portable equipment) are in place, properly always maintained, and in sound working condition

· Plan, implement, and conduct periodical technical professional training for Fire Station staff / Emergency Response Team (ERT); such as breathing apparatus training, fire leadership, fire prevention, method of instruction, and investigation of fires

· Keep the Director HSE appraised of any incidents or developing situations which have or could result in serious injury, significant loss or damage to property, or significant interruption to normal university operations

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Fire Officer III (NFPA 1021) or equivalent run by an approved training provider

Fire Inspector II (NFPA 1031) equivalent run by an approved training provider

Fire Instructor II (NFPA 1041) or equivalent run by an approved training provider

Fire Marshal (NFPA 1037) or equivalent run by an approved training provider

Hold a Certified (Current) competent Fire Chief’s / Station Manager’s Certificate

Certified First Responder, EMS or EMT Basic Certification including knowledge of CPR and AED

Experience

15+ Years’ Experience in a similar role/position

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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