FIREFIGHTER (PORT)
Abu Dhabi, UAE
: Secondary school and prefer high school
: Any Nationality
: 2 - 5 years
: Fire and Rescue
: 09 - Apr - 2019
Job Description
JOB PURPOSE
 
To respond to emergency calls of any nature and carry out duties as directed by supervisors.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
Responding immediately and safely to emergency calls and requests for assistance;
Attending emergency incidents including fires, road accidents, floods, bomb incidents, spillages of dangerous substances, and rail and air crashes;
Rescuing trapped people and animals;
Minimizing distress and suffering, including giving first aid before ambulance crews arrive; safeguarding their own and other people's personal safety at all times;
Responding quickly to unforeseen circumstances as they arise;
Cleaning up and checking the site after dealing with an incident;
Develop knowledge on locations of various buildings and facilities to which they may respond.
Inspecting and maintaining the appliance (fire engine) and its equipment, assisting in the testing of fire hydrants and checking emergency water supplies;
Undertaking drills and physical training and taking part in training on techniques, use of equipment and related matters; maintaining the level of physical fitness necessary to carry out all the duties of a firefighter
Driving fire vehicles in a safe manner to any locations inside or outside the port as directed by Officer in Charge if he is licensed to do so;
Maintaining fire vehicles for operational readiness at all times in accordance with routine periodic maintenance and checks;
Possess the necessary knowledge and skills to be a pump operator whenever required;
Take over the roles and responsibilities of Lead Firefighter whenever required
Ensure that English language is used and enforced all the time in the fire station
Reporting to work on time and fit for work
Maintaining a suitable level of fitness in order to pass in house fitness test
Maintains knowledge and skills through self-study, attending lectures, training sessions, drills and exercises
Acting responsible and lawfully outside work so the company’s image is not harmed
Be prepared to provide cover at short notice and be contactable outside normal duty times
Maintain good appearance, clean shaven to use SCBA properly  and wear clean and proper uniform at all times.
 
Desired Candidate Profile
Educational and Technical Qualifications:
 
Secondary school and prefer high school 
Professional fire fighter qualifications from a recognised professional body e.g. NFPA 1001, Firefighter I or other recognized standards
Educated to a level to understand technical information applicable to position
 
Language Skills:
 
Need to demonstrate a level of spoken, written and comprehension in English in order to operate effectively as a fire fighter with Ports.
 
 
Years of Experience:
 
Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a fire fighter 
 
Nature of Experience:
 
Attended fire in buildings
Attended Road Traffic Accidents
Able to perform basic first aid
Understand basic Hazardous Material response procedures
Line rescue and confined space would be an advantage
 
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