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Assistant Chief of Operations


Posted on October 11, 2019

1 - 2 years Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Secondary School. Any Nationality

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The Assistant Chief of Operations is responsible for the day to day guidance and coordination for fire protection functions ensuring effective and economical operations of all activities.  Functional work includes, but is not limited to, planning and organization of work, responding to emergency calls, investigating fires, monitoring and operating the Fire Control Center, training personnel, completing required reports and plans to assure the daily operational effectiveness of the department. The qualified candidate shall report to the Fire Chief and work with a team of fire services support personnel.


Works as a team to ensure effective and efficient operation of the Fire Services Support Department in accordance with the performance work statement and NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling, NFPA 101 Life Safety Codes and AFI 32-2001 Fire Prevention Program.

Implements operational policy, procedures and develops contingency plans.

Ensures completion of required reports, inspections, plans and documentation as outlined in the performance work statement.

Responsible for communicating and upholding company standards, leading by example, and working as a team to provide guidance to firefighters and support personnel

5. Responsible for following a comprehensive quality and safety program in compliance with Vectrus, OSHA and United States Air Force (USAF) requirements.

Responsible for following a comprehensive, flexible, and properly documented training program.
Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter and trash in all working facilities and areas.
Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor provided property (e.g., to include government facilities, equipment and tools).
Responsible for precise execution of company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheet.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Personal computer, printers, calculator, copy machines, scanners, FAX machines, phones, and other general office equipment.  Operates non-tactical vehicles as required. Operates specialized fire vehicles/equipment.. May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions that require wear of hard hats, gloves, steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety glasses and other personal protection equipment (PPE); may be required to push, pull and lift heavy equipment. Use of portable or vehicle equipped radios to maintain contact and accountability of work activities.

Work will be indoors and outdoors. Exposure to heat, cold, dust, noise, chemicals may occur. Overtime and shift work may be required depending on contractual needs.  Employee must comply with all Federal, State and Local regulations and published Company work rules as well as written instructions.  Task specific work environment training will be provided as required. Must be prepared to function in a wartime environment to support U. S. interests. 100% Overseas Assignment.

Physical requirements include lifting up to 35lb, team lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, extended sitting, or standing, stooping, stretching, and bending.  Occasional climbing and working in high places may be required.


Defence / Military / Government


Desired Candidate Profile

Education/Certifications : One year related experience may be substituted for
one year of education, if degree is required.
High school
diploma or equivalent.
Must be Fire
Officer III certified, Fire Instructor II certified, Fire Inspector II
certified, Airport Fire Fighter certified, and Hazmat IC certified. Degree in
fire safety related field is preferred.
Current CPR
certification issued by the American Heart Association or Red Cross.
Must pass and
maintain entry-level physical examination in accordance with NFPA 1582
Must have a
current, valid U. S. Passport and Driver s License (able to drive manual
Must have and
maintain a valid U. S. SECRET Security Clearance prior to deployment.
Must be able to
pass a flight line access test and obtain flight line access badge.
Must be able to
pass employment and deployment qualification requirements that include
psychological, medical, dental, drug
testing and
background checks.
Candidates must
successfully complete both online and hands-on CBRN (chemical, biological,
radiological and nuclear) defense
Training includes the successful fit testing of DOD provided protective gear.
Experience :
Shall have five years of fire fighting and prevention experience
and at least two years of experience managing a diverse and separated response team
and should include CBRN, HAZMAT, WMD emergencies.
Skills :
Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook,
Excel, Word, Power Point
Fluent in English with good verbal, reading, and
writing skills.
Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission requirements
Military experience in a contingency environment
and knowledge and experience working with government contracts preferred.


Assistant Chief of Operations


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