Serco Inc.

Watch Manager (Fire & Rescue Services)

ID
36670
Recruiting Location : Location
AE-Dubai
Category
Risk Management
Position Type
Full-Time
Security Clearance
Secret

Position Description

** NOTE: WE ARE ADVERTISING THIS POSITION FOR OUR SERCO MIDDLE EAST DIVISION. FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK AND APPLY DIRECTLY: CLICK HERE TO APPLY **

 

Responsible for the management and performance of his Watch (Shift) in the provision of 24/7 Rescue & Firefighting Services (RFFS), including but not limited to: the provision of ARFF services to designated airfield to the specified International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Category, provide SRFF services in response to incidents, including fire, building and facility emergencies, storms, gas leaks, burst water mains, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials and de-contamination tasks.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assumes the role of ARFF Incident Commander.
  • Leads/Manages the crew of his assigned ARFF vehicle or equipment in the performance of all firefighting, rescue or other required duties.
  • Leads/Manages the crews of all assigned vehicles or equipment in the performance of all firefighting, rescue or other required duties during a multiple vehicle deployment incident.
  • Directs the positioning of vehicles, the deployment of crews and equipment and manages tasks in response to emergency incidents.
  • Responsible for operation of his ARFF vehicle radio communications and for coordination with other emergency services vehicles.
  • Responsible for all communication with the control tower and fire control room for all necessary clearances, instructions and ARFF incident information.
  • Supervises the ARFF vehicle replenishment of water and agent/media tanks.
  • Assists in the ongoing fire training of RFFS and ADF base personnel as required.
  • Manages the assignment of RFFS personnel vehicle manning and general watch/shift duties
  • Conducts periodic tests, inspections, drills and exercises to ensure complete operational capability and readiness of the Rescue & Firefighting Service
  • Manages the daily operational serviceability, vehicle and equipment checks.
  • Reports vehicle and equipment status including defects requiring attention to Fire Service Manager.
  • Ensures all entries in station logbooks are correctly filed including the recording of standbys, crashes, fires, RTAs and all other incidents requiring RFFS personnel and/or equipment are entered into the incident log
  • Supervises the management of daily station duties to maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Performs any other role associated duties as required and assigned by their line management.

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Relevant experience in a ICAO Category six (6) airfield or above
  • Experience as ICAO Supervisor/Watch Commander
  • Driving license (Heavy Vehicle) in country of origin and ability to obtain equivalent in the United Arab Emirates

Qualifications

  • Eight-Ten (8-10) years’ experience in fire/rescue services including five (5) years in a supervisory position at an ICAO Category six (6) airfield or above.
  • Degree in a fire/rescue related subject (Desirable) or eqivalent qualification
  • Specialized Qualifications – Applicants shall be certified competent in role and qualified to a minimum of: 111604 AIRFIELD FIRE CONTROLLER
  • NFPA Certified (1002, 1003, 472/1072, 1041, 1021) or equivalent firefighter certification
  • First Aid/Basic Life Support Certification

Company Overview

About Serco Middle East

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has important role to play.  https://www.serco.com/me

 

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

 

Join Us

“By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), and SercoUnlimited (Disability). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.”

 

Take pride in what you do

Serco is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its employees through its Zero Harm initiative. Please visit www.serco.com/careers for more information.

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