Divisional Fire Officer - Qatar
12 years’ experience in professional firefighting, preferably in Oil & Gas or Petrochemical industries.
Graduate of The Institution of Fire Engineers or equivalent
Diploma or equivalent in Fire Safety Management
NEBOSH safety certificate or equivalent
Primary Purpose of the Job:
Direct and manage the day-to-day activities of the Operational Fire Division to ensure that designated fire stations, Watches and resources are in a state of operational readiness to immediately respond to emergency calls in an effective timely and competent manner. Manage the emergency response provision to company operational areas and end users facilities. Act as On-Scene Commander as directed by the company Incident Command System.
A challenging role in this position is the requirement for technical writing skills to develop specifications, response procedures, exercise planning etc. Required to write and review regulations, standards, procedures, risk assessments, response plans etc.
Fire & Rescue Operations: Organize the activities of the designated area Fire & Rescue Division.
Testing and Maintenance: Supervise the management of the day-to-day activities of the station personnel to ensure that the physical resources are maintained in a state of operational readiness to immediately respond to emergencies through effective resource planning ensuring standard testing and maintenance programmers are carried out
Emergency Planning: In conjunction with the Emergency Response Coordinator and designated Area Fire Chief, define and implement contingency and emergency procedures for the protection of personnel and facilities.
Policies and procedures: Develop and implement Fire and Rescue emergency response procedures to ensure a disciplined, expedient and effective response to emergencies both inside and outside the designated area.
Training and Development: In coordination with training and development section assist in the design and establishment of competency programs to meet the needs of the division.
Ensure operational competence, audit the drills and exercises programmes, ensuring adequate firefighting techniques, rescue methods and other related emergency response procedures comply with standard operating procedures and training plans.