Summit Recruitment and Search Chief Fire Officer - Security Firm Jobs in Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Chief Fire Officer - Security Firm Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client, a security firm that offers fire services among others, is looking to recruit a competent Chief fire officer to head their fire department.

  • The successful candidate will be based in Nairobi with expected travel nationally.

  • He/she will oversee the routine administrative running of the department to ensure smooth operations.

  • The desired candidate Must have leadership experience and at least 4 years’ experience in a fire department or fire safety role.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and strategizing of their fire service.

  • Enforce municipal fire codes and ensure public safety by inspecting fire alarm and protection systems.

  • Schedule and assigns duties to firefighters.

  • Train and drill team in firefighting and rescue techniques.

  • Evaluate the firefighter’s performance and oversee their advancement.

  • Monitor the care and maintenance of the fire station and all equipment.

  • Prepare quotations and fire risk assessment reports to send to clients.

  • Sourcing and conducting price comparisons with hardware suppliers.

  • Conduct Fire marshal training both in-house and to paying clients.

  • Advise MD on technological advancements that may lead to better products and service enhancement.

  • Market the firefight department.

    Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a fire department or fire safety role.

  • Leadership experience of at least 1 year.

  • Must have undertaken Fire-fighting training and Fire marshal course.

  • Basic IT course qualification/experience is essential.

  • Advanced IT course qualification is advantageous.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Must be friendly, dynamic, a good communicator and have strong leadership skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Summit Recruitment and Search Chief Fire Officer - Security Firm Jobs in Kenya


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