Fireman

Kalumbila, Zambia, Full Time Applications have closed

Brief Job Description
The Fireman is responsible for providing fire-fighting and rescue services by carrying out fire line duties and maintaining fire-fighting equipment in good working condition, a physically strenuous and demanding job.
Core Specific Responsibilities
Carrying out structural and wild fire-fighting occurrences on the mine
Attend to all emergency incidents including fires, road accidents, floods, bomb threat incidents, spillages of dangerous substances, air crashes, etc.
Rescue trapped people and animals
Handling of venomous and non-venomous snakes
Provide first aid and basic life support to employees injured on the mine site
Perform routine maintenance, inspection and testing of all Emergency Response Team rescue equipment’s to ensure they are readily available during an emergency
Ensure all statutory /inspection check sheets are marked accordingly
Carry out inspection, maintenance and testing of all firefighting equipment’s installed in the mine as per standard procedure
Participate in training programs to upgrade fire-fighting knowledge and skills by attending lectures, fire drills, mock drills and practical training techniques with various rescue tools
Maintain the level of physical fitness necessary to carry out all the duties of a fireman
Maintain links with the local community, educate and inform the public to help promote fire safety, e.g. giving talks in schools and to local organizations, and home visits to offer advice
Perform other related duties as assigned by ERT team Leader
Operational Requirements
Promote & Enforce fire safety standards in the mine and advise on all matters relating to the protection of life and property from fire and other risks
Required Qualifications
Grade 12 certificate with a credit in English and Mathematics,
Basic Fire Fighter or equivalent FF1, FF2 or IFE Level 2 certificate
Leading fire fighter Certificate will be an added advantage
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Certificate (SCBA)
Vehicle Extrication Certificate
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Rope Rescue Technician/High angle Rescue certificate
Hazmat training for first responders Certificate
First aid for mining Certificate
Class C Driver’s License
Other fire and rescue qualifications
Institution of fire engineers qualifications (IFE) an added advantage.
Any other related fire and rescue qualifications
Knowledge and Experience Required for the Role
At least 1-year experience in relevant field preferably in the mining industry
Analytical and problem solving
Decision making skills
Literacy skills, including the ability to read manuals
Effective verbal and listening communications skills
Effective public speaking skills
Time management skills
Safety Management
Excellent communication skills