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DIEGO GARCIA: Assistant Fire Chief For Training

Location: UK
Company: KBR
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DIEGO GARCIA: Assistant Fire Chief For Training
- The Assistant Chief (A/C) of Training is a manager level position, with a flexible work schedule of 48 hours per week.
- Position requires work schedule flexibility to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed to complete staffing requirements.
- Position requires individual to be on standby for emergency recall for emergencies and to assume command, incident safety officer, staff EOC and/or any duty assigned.
- This position requires excellent time management skills to effectively manage all training programs, staff and reports.
- This position requires individual to attend government meetings, brief government officials and others of the operations of the training lessons learned during installation exercises and real-world events.
- Manages, develops, and directs a continuing training program, including all aspects of Fire Services.
- Consult with the other Assistant Chiefs to plan and conduct scheduled/unscheduled training.
- Obtains the necessary training references materials, props and training aids to maintain a viable program.
- Must become certified to operator of the live fire training facility, mobile aircraft fire training device (MAFTD) and or fixed aircraft live fire training mock-up.
- Prepares and submits annual training budget to the Fire Chief.
- Prepares lesson plans and schedules classes to ensure compliance with applicable standards and regulations. Conducts classroom instructions as well as "hands on" training.
- Conducts announced and unannounced emergency drills to ensure emergency response readiness.
- Will be a member of the departments NFPA 1500 committee.
- Ensures all training is conducted safely in accordance with NFPA standards and applicable instructions.
- Complete oversight of the DOD Firefighter Certification Program enrolls firefighters and schedules end of course testing with the Test Control Facility.
- Completes and submits certifications packages through the DoD Fire Fighter Certification Administrator.
- Counsels firefighters and supervisor of training deficiencies and implements a corrective action plan.
- Required to ensure quality management of all department training from department instructors by randomly evaluating instructors in their performance.
- Post a monthly training schedule with classes and instructors.
- Prepares the annual training plan in a timely manner. Will be responsible to write and update lesson plans, COP's, SOP's and SOG's for all assigned areas.
- Must comply with all department and company rules, instructions and standard operating policies.
- Must comply with all safety rules and policies; safety infraction(s) are reason for termination.
- Directly supervise, write employee evaluations and make recommendations for hiring and promoting.
- Will be responsible for cost control measures of assigned employee's overtime. Subject to mandatory over-time and recall.
- Duty assignment(s) will be directed by the, Deputy Fire Chief and/or Fire Chief; not inclusive of this job description and as needed to complete the mission.
- And all other assigned tasks as directed by superiors in chain of command.
- Must always pass overseas medical screening and be in good health; fit for duty.
- Must have psychological pre-employment testing.
- Must speak, read, write and understand the English language fluently.
- Must be able to remain calm and think clearly under stressful circumstances; continue to multi-task.
- Must have experience with computers and be proficient with Microsoft Office products.
- Subject to random drug testing.
- Must pass physical IAW NFPA 1500 & 1582.
- Must participate in the Physical Fitness Program (DoD I 6055.06).
- Maintain currency with all local proficiency and ancillary training IAW instructions, SOP's & SOG's.
- Must hold country of residence driver's license; and always maintain current.
- Complete Department of Homeland Security, FEMA course (IS-100, IS-200, IS-300, IS-400, IS-700, IS-800.
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Telecommunicator I and II)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Firefighter I and II)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Airport Firefighter)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Driver/Operator - Pumper)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Driver/Operator - Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Fire Officer I, II and III)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Fire Instructor I, II and III)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Fire Inspector I and II)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (HAZMAT Incident Commander)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (HAZMAT Awareness)
- DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (HAZMAT Operations with Mission-Specific Competencies, Personal Protective Equipment, and Product Control)
- DoD Approved (CPR - American Heart Association - Health Care Provider)
- DoD Approved (Emergency Medical Responder)
- Must be at least high school, technical or vocational graduate; Associate or bachelor's degree is preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years as an Assistant Fire Chief for Training in a fire operations program of size and scope to that required on Diego Garcia.
- Must have experience at the company officer level with extensive fire instructor background.
In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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