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Fire-Engine Operators, Job Group ‘F’

County of Nyeri
Nyeri, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

You have 28 days left to apply for this job.

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Job Summary

Requirements for Appointment
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 added advantage

Copies of the above certificates MUST be attached to the application form.

How to Apply:
Duly filled Employment Form together with the required documents should be sent or hand delivered to:

THE SECRETARY,
NYERI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,
KARSON’S PHOTO HOUSE KIMATHI STREET
P.O BOX 90-10100, NYERI
CELLPHONE: 0745342000 / 0733977003

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
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 authorised
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 3
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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