Fire-Engine Operators
County of Nyeri
Nyeri, Kenya
6d ago
source : Fuzu

Job Summary

i. Be a Kenyan citizen

ii. Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education / O-level

education; (minimum grade D)

iii. Possess a First Aid Certificate lasting not less than seven(7) days

iv. Possess a certificate in defensive driving

  • v. Possess a valid motor vehicle driving license class BCE;
  • vi. Have a minimum three (3) years proven experience in fire engine / firefighting

  • equipment operation;
  • vii. Basic mechanical knowledge of vehicles

    viii. Demonstrate experience in managing disasters

  • ix. Be physically and medically fit as certified by a Government Doctor;
  • x. Be a holder of a firefighting / rescue service certificate from an institution

    recognized in Kenya

    xi. Possess a valid certificate of good conduct

    xii. Possession of a Grade III and above certificate in vehicle

  • mechanics / maintenance will be an added advantage;
  • xiii. Former members of the disciplined forces and the NYS who have undergone

    firefighting training or ex-fire fighters / fire engine operators will have an

    Responsibilities

    i. Making routine daily checks and inspection of the fire engine to ensure it is

    in sound mechanical condition

    ii. Ensuring general routine maintenance of the fire engine and equipment in

    line with the manufacturer’s manual / specifications

    iii. Reporting any malfunctioning of the vehicle / fire engine systems

    iv. Driving / operating the fire engine as authorized

    v. Ensuring security and safety of the fire engine on and off the road

    vi. Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle / fire engine assigned

    vii. Responding to fire and emergency calls in order to prevent and / or minimize

    loss of life, property or injury

    viii. Safely and efficiently driving the fire engine to the scene of fire in response to

    an emergency

    ix. Operating the fire engine pumps and other fire / rescue apparatus safely and

    efficiently

    x. Perform any other function of a fire fighter

    xi. Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Required education : Vocational school

    Required relevant work experience : 3 years

    Required languages : English (Spoken : fluent Written : fluent)

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