Nyeri County Fire Engine Operator Jobs in Kenya

Nyeri County Fire Engine Operator Jobs in Kenya

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Making routine daily checks and inspections of the fire engines to ensure it is in sound mechanical condition.

  • Ensuring general routine maintenance of the fire engine and equipment in line with the manufacturer’s manual/specifications

  • Reporting any malfunctioning of the vehicle/fire engine systems

  • Driving/operating the fire engine as authorized.

  • Ensuring the security and safety of the fire engine on and off the road

  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle/fire engine assigned

  • Responding to fire and emergency calls to prevent and/or minimize loss of life, property, or injury

  • Safely and efficiently driving the fire engine to the scene of a fire in response to an emergency

  • Operating the fire engine pumps and other fire/rescue apparatus safely and efficiently

  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen (attach ID)

  • Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education / O-level education (Minimum grade D)

  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driving license class BCE;

  • Have a minimum of two (2) years
    of proven experience in fire engine/firefighting equipment operation;

  • Be physically and medically fit as certified by a Government Doctor;

  • Be a holder of a firefighting/rescue service certificate from an institution recognized in Kenya

  • Demonstrate experience in managing disasters.

  • Possess a first aid certificate lasting more than one week from St. John Ambulance or Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Possess of a Grade III certificate and above in vehicle mechanics/maintenance will be an added advantage;

  • Former members of the disciplined forces and the NYS who have undergone firefighting training or ex-fire fighters/fire engine operators will have an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Nyeri County Fire Engine Operator Jobs in Kenya

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