DRIVER - FIREFIGHTER
If you have a drivers licence ( valid code C or EC) and want to receive fire-fighting training to form part of a fire-fighting team, we are looking for you!
JOB OUTPUTS : • Perform Fire Fighting duties • Professional handling of vehicles and equipment • Safe transportation of fire fighters • Compliance with traffic regulations • Responsibility for condition of vehicles and equipment Completion of daily vehicle checklists • Completion of vehicle logbooks • Completion of checklist for all terrain fire fighting vehicles and tankers • Maintaining radio communication with Dispatch Centre and/or Fire Boss in a fire situation • Performing fire-fighting duties as part of a team including fire prevention tasks • Participating in fitness activities in order to maintain high level of fitness
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS AND QUALITIES: • valid C or EC licensed Driver • PDP Licence • Clean Driving Record • SA Citizenship • Flexibility to response to emergency situations o Being available for 45 working hours per week o Being available for additional hours on short notice o Being on standby at a fire base for prolonged periods as and when required o Be available to work shifts • No criminal record • Excellent knowledge of the Cape Town area and residing in Cape Town area • High level of fitness and good health • Able to work under pressure and in stressful situations • Work well in a team.
Please note that applicants will need to pass the following assessments as part of the recruitment process:
• Physical Fitness assessments
• Criminal record check
• Basic Veld & Forest Fire Suppression Training
• Medical Fitness Assessment
• Driving assessment
Please submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number Ref BCS/02/2020. Closing date for applications is 28TH February 2020.