Our client a multinational organization with offices in several continents is urgently looking to fill vacancies for their operation at Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean Highland.



• The purpose of this job is to perform specialized duty functions in preparing for and responding to fire/medical and other emergency calls and in providing general support within the Fire Department/surrounding area.
• Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining readiness for emergency call response; responding to fire, responding to exercise evolutions, and medical and related emergency calls when dispatched. Additionally, firefighters will be heavily involved in educating staff and the public on fire safety/prevention and performing Fire Department activities.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB TASK AND RESPONSIBILITIES:• Firefighters shall be cross trained in structural/crash fire rescue/marine firefighting tactical procedures and responsibilities and provide support as required during crash fire rescue or structural emergencies.
• Participates as a positive team member and understands and conforms to the BOSS contract Performance Work Statement.
• Actively participates and maintains a safe workplace, ensuring safety is the highest priority.
• Maintains documentation as necessary to meet these requirements.
• May be tasked to provide Fire Dispatch relief as required.
• Ensures emergency equipment is operational and in a state of readiness as required by NFPA or other industry standards.
• Maintains and cleans personal protective equipment and works as an effective team member in cleaning equipment and facilities.
• As part of a team conducts fire inspections, and pre-incident planning, and ensures that facilities are safe, and documentation is recorded and tracked.
• Operates computerized digital fire alarm receiving equipment including two-way radio communications equipment.
• Performs additional property control and logistical duties in support of fire department operations to include, maintaining accountability of equipment, scheduling maintenance of equipment, coordinating appointments of subordinates, and other administrative duties as needed.
• Serves as a team member on a rescue unit, ladder truck, engine company, or water tender.
• Enters burning structures, vehicles, and other immediately dangerous to life and health areas to fight fires and/or perform rescues while wearing required personal protective equipment.
• Acts as a crew member for structural fires, rescue operations, medical emergencies, hazardous materials responses, and other emergency events as directed by processes and procedures identified in the department, standard operating procedures.
• Performs duties in support of organizational metrics.
• Adequately and honestly tracks all data related to metrics.
• Provides direct support to the achievement of all metrics related to the BOSS Contract.
• Communicates professionally both orally and in writing with team members and others, as needed, to relay information necessary for job success.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as directed by supervisor, Incident Commander, Command Staff, or Fire Chief.


(Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)• Possess the ability to demonstrate firefighter knowledge and skills professionally.
• Ability to work effectively with fellow employees and management personnel at all levels including multinational staff, and military officials.
• Strong ability to exercise professional discretion and good judgment and to understand the effect of decisions made.
• Exhibit strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing and must have good computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.
• Must hold country and Government driver’s license.
• Must be CAC eligible and/or able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC)
• Must be able to pass the annual firefighter Occupations Health Exam and SCBA Fit Testing IAW NFPA 1500, 1582, and 1583 including but not limited to the physical strength and ability to perform heavy and strenuous tasks for extended periods under dangerous and uncomfortable conditions, often while wearing bulky protective gear, including self-contained breathing apparatus.

• Complete Department of Homeland Security, FEMA course (IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800
• DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Firefighter I and II)
• DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (Airport Firefighter)
• EMR (Emergency Medical Responder)
• DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (HAZMAT Awareness)
• DoD/IFSAC/Pro Board (HAZMAT Operations with Mission-Specific Competencies, Personal Protective Equipment, and Product Control)
• Adult First Aid/CPR/AED Training from American Red Cross

• Must have at least a high school diploma is required; an associate or bachelor’s degree is preferred

• Must have three (3) years of experience as a Firefighter working on a DoD installation or equivalent.
Basic terms of the job offer.
• Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance and project status.
• Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $1,056.00 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
• Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
• Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
• Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday,
will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.
• Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
• Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
• Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
• Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.
• Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Other requirements
• Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
• Updated covid and yellow fever vaccination certificate

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