Home Jobs in Kuwait Jobs in Al Kuwait Lead Jobs in Al Kuwait Lead

Lead Firefighter


Posted on October 11, 2019

1 - 3 years Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

Opening 01

Job Description

Email sent successfully.

The Lead Firefighter is responsible for responding to emergencies during designated and assigned Emergency Response shift of a 24/7 Fire Station in accordance with the performance work statement.  Functional work includes, but is not limited to, providing guidance to Firefighters, responding to emergency calls, investigating fires, training personnel, and completing required reports to assure the daily operational effectiveness of the department. The qualified candidate shall report to the Assistant Chief of Operations and work with a team of fire services support personnel.

Responsible for responding to emergencies as a Lead Firefighter and ensure the team adheres to NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling, NFPA 101 Life Safety Codes and the AFI 32-2001 Fire Prevention Program.

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

Completes required reports and documentation as outlined in the performance work statement.

Ensure the maintainence of vehicles, equipment, tools, and protective clothing in a serviceable ready-response condition.

Operates pumps, foam generators, boom and ground sweeps nozzles, and other similar equipment as needed.

Uses a variety of special protective gear in situations where poisonous gases, radioactive materials, and hazardous biological products are involved.

Exercises caution to avoid team and personal injury and property damage.

Protect and preserve evidence indicating incident cause for investigation.

Implements  and follows operational policy, procedures and assists in the development of contingency plans.

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.

Fire fighting apparatus, tools, ladders, equipment, and systems.

Personal computer, printer, calculator, FAX machine, copy machine and other general office equipment. 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

Guards / Security Services

Desired Candidate Profile

Education/Certifications : One year related experience may be substituted for
one year of education, if degree is required.
High School
graduate with 2-3 yrs experience or Associates degree - equivalent related work
Must be Fire
Officer I certified, Fire Instructor I certified, Fire Inspector I certified, and
Airport Fire Fighter certified.
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 :
Five years fire fighting experience in the US Military, DOD
or civilian.
Skills :
Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook,
Excel, Word, Power Point
Fluent in English with good verbal, reading, and
writing skills.
Performs all tasks IAW verbal and written instructions to the
established standards.
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.


Lead Firefighter


Disclaimer: Naukrigulf.com is only a platform to bring jobseekers & employers together. Applicants are advised to research the bonafides of the prospective employer independently. We do NOT endorse any requests for money payments and strictly advice against sharing personal or bank related information.We also recommend you visit Security Advice for more information. If you suspect any fraud or malpractice, email us at abuse@naukrigulf.com


View Contact Details
Additional Information Required

Employer has requested some additional information along with your application for this job

Login to Naukrigulf

Continue using

All your activity will remain private