DynCorp International LLC. Fire Crew Chief in OCONKABUL, 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‚Äôs 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

Job: *Fire Fighter / Prevention Worker

Title: Fire Crew Chief


Requisition ID: 1801426