Firefighter - UAE (Talent Pool)

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The Job Opportunity

Serco Middle East is a well-established, leading organization in the region and is looking for people with in-depth experience to deliver Structural Rescue & Fire Fighting services at our client's facilities located across the United Arab Emirates.


Professionals holding qualifications and certifications, who are physically and medically fit and with a minimum of one (1) year work experience are invited to apply for the Firefighter position. The individuals in this role will play a critical part of driving fire trucks with firefighting crew in response to fire and to the scene of emergency and operate fire pump and other firefighting systems mounted on fire vehicles. They will also carry out firefighter duties as required.


Key accountabilities

  • Carry out the duties of a Breathing Apparatus wearer as well as the duties of BA entry control officer as detailed by the duty Crew Manager.
  • To turn out & drive the fire tender & other special emergency appliance and to operate the fire pumps and fixed firefighting systems at fire or non-fire emergencies at facilities involving flammables and hazardous materials.
  • Inspection of vehicles and equipment to ensure their availability for the structural duties that may be required; any deficiencies found are to be reported directly to the duty Crew Manager.
  • Participate in Scheduled drills and tactical exercises based on site specific PIPs, and to participate in joint emergency exercises.
  • Respond to major emergencies following Emergency Management Procedures & Procedures beyond the call of duty hours.
  • Operate a range fire vehicles and associated equipment such as branch or monitor operator, under the direction of the Crew Manager.


What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Identifies innovative ideas and solutions for everyday work problems that contribute to on-going continuous improvement and which add value to the customer.
  • Actively works towards ambitious personal goals, demonstrates enthusiasm and energy toward all aspects of work. Shows drive to make a difference to others at work.
  • Demonstrates proactive team working and collaboration with others, role modelling the belief that the whole team is greater than the sum of the individual parts.
  • Shows respect for individual differences and perspectives amongst colleagues.


Specific requirements

  • Minimum of 1-year operational experience as Firefighter.
  • Qualification from accredited training providers such as NFPA 1001, 1002 1072 and 1081.
  • Preferred to hold a clean light and heavy vehicle driving licenses issued in UAE or within GCC Countries.
  • Medically and physically fit for operational duty.
  • Prefers to have a previous or valid Operational Breathing Apparatus (BA) Certificate.
  • Prefers to have a previous or valid First Aid and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Ability to read and write in English.


Working with Serco

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We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

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31/07/2024 01:18:00
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