DynCorp International LLC. Fire Chief in 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

Job: *Fire Fighter / Prevention Worker

Title: Fire Chief


Requisition ID: 1800794