Serco Inc.

Firefighter

ID
36675
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 **

 

Do you want to take your Rescue & Fire Fighting career to the next level, delivering a critical service to protect our client, our support personnel and our workplace in a challenging, yet fulfilling environment?

 

Serco Middle East is a well-established, leading organization in the region and is looking for people with in-depth experience in Rescue & Fire Fighting (RFF) services to deliver Airfield Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) and Structural Rescue & Fire Fighting (SRFF) services at our clients located in Dubai, UAE. Professionals with Citizenship from a Five Eyes (FVEYS) nation (Australia, UK, USA, Canada, NZ) holding a valid security clearance (or eligible to acquire one) with the applicable qualifications, certifications, experienced in Airfield and Structural Fire and Rescue services, preferably in a Military environment (however not essential).

 

Provide 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, including civilian and military aircraft, 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.

 

This is a rewarding opportunity to be part of an immensely successful, established contract where our customer has placed their faith in us for the past 9 years to assist them to meet their objectives in the region.

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

Firefighter:

  • Responds to actual or potential aviation fire (ARFF) emergencies to prevent or extinguish fires and rescue aircraft crew/passengers using specialist equipment as required.
  • Responds to actual or potential structural fires (SRFF), including office/accommodation buildings, welfare facilities, fuel farms/petroleum and hazardous products storage areas, and any other area of the airbase to combat fires and potential fire hazards using specialist equipment as required.
  • Applies appropriate firefighting techniques and media application to manage additional potential incidents such as fuel spills, to mitigate the danger of aircraft fire or explosion.
  • Conducts rescue operations and the safe removal of trapped or injured persons from aircraft, vehicles and buildings, using specialist equipment such as power/hydraulic tools, breathing apparatus, PPV and ladders, which may also include working at height of confined space working.

Driver (Desirable)

  • Responds to actual or potential (ARFF/SRFF) fires or emergencies in the capacity of fire vehicle driver operator with responsibility for all vehicle movements and operation requirements.
  • Conducts the daily operational serviceability, vehicle and equipment checks including operation of engine, transmission, drive train, pumps, and hydraulic systems.

Control Room Operator (Desirable)

  • Manages the control room in the fire station on a shift basis and dispatches fire vehicles/equipment resources as required to all reported emergencies/alarms.
  • Continuously monitors control room incoming airfield crash alarm, calls, signals and information concerning fire and emergency including tests that originate from the mains panel, the control tower and the building fire alarm and detection systems.

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Experience – Two-Five (2-5) years’ experience in fire/rescue services including two (2) years as a firefighter at an ICAO Category Five (5) airfield or above. Additional fire/rescue work experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years formal education in the ratio of two (2) years’ experience to one (1) years education.
  • Negative Vetting Level 1 (NV1) security clearance (Essential) or approved equivalent for non-Australian FVEY applicants.
  • Military firefighting experience (Desirable).
  • Certified ‘Medically Fit’ for the role.
  • Languages – English Oral/Written (Essential), Arabic (Desirable).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Computer based dispatch/control systems (Desirable).
  • Other - Valid heavy vehicle operator license in country of origin and ability to obtain equivalent in the United Arab Emirates (Desirable).

Qualifications

  • Education - Ten (10) years formal education.

  • Specialized Qualifications – Applicants shall be certified competent in role and qualified to a minimum of:

    • 111610 ADF FIREFIGHTER BASIC

    • 111608 BREATHING APPARATUS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

    • Nationals of the FVEY (Australia, New Zealand, UK, US, Canada) countries without the above, shall possess fire and rescue qualifications at least equal to the below:

    • ICAO Firefighter

    • NFPA 1001 Firefighter I/II

    • NFPA 1002 Fire Apparatus, Driver/Operator

    • NFPA 1003 Airport Firefighter

    • NFPA 1061 Public Safety Telecommunicator I/II

    • NFPA 472/1072 HAZMAT First Responder Technician Level

    • First Aid/Basic Life Support Certification (Essential)

    • SCBA Maintenance Technician (Desirable)

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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