Firefighter Needed At Fidelity

Fidelity Services Group

Johannesburg, Gauteng


Firefighter Needed At Fidelity

Firefighter Needed At Fidelity

 Regional areasPositions exist for the use and application of Firefighters within the Fidelity Group to respond and deal with any and all fire related incidents.The main responsibilities include but are not limited to response of Fire incidents and firefighting, emergency rescue services, rendering basic medical care, fire prevention and training activities, operating and maintaining of firefighting equipment and apparatus and all related work as required in order to protect the lives and property of the clients of the Fidelity Group.  Key areas of responsibility: (Not totally inclusive) carries out firefighting activities and emergency operations under guidance, mentorship and supervision of seniors and officer-in-charge by:

  • Responding to fires, rescues and related emergency and non-emergency humanitarian incidentsResponding to incidents involving hazardous substancesExtricating and/or releasing casualties and carrying out emergency operations as directed by the level of authorityResuscitating and treating injured persons and carrying out emergency operations as directed by next level authorityOperating a range of equipment to control, manage and extinguish firesUndertaking fire protection duties in situations that potentially threaten lives or property and having available appropriate equipment as directed by supervisorsPreparing for emergency incidents and protection duties under the guidance, mentorship and supervision of seniors and officers in chargeParticipate in training drills, simulation exercises and physical fitness training as directedTo train all relevant employees on the theory and practice necessary to fight firesAdvise on preventative and corrective actionsImplement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions and propertyPerform basic level maintenance on equipment to ensure operational readinessChecking, cleaning, testing and maintaining vehicles and equipmentComplete computerised occurrence log in order to maintain proper records of daily occurrencesConducting health and safety inspections in order to maintain a safe work environment in the workplaceCompleting of pro forma documentationParticipating in Departmental Health and Safety Committee meetingsDriving and operating a range of heavy and extra heavy specialised vehicles/appliances to or at emergency incidents as directedOperating a range of machinery to hoist lower, gain access to buildings and/or extricate victims, equipment and any other persons at emergency incidentsEnsure that the fire apparatus and associated emergency equipment can be safely and effectively operated and utilised to save lives and propertyAssist with Fire and Safety training, fire safety inspections, life safety education and training drillsEnsures compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act in respect of the shift, by conducting the necessary safety inspections, ensuring subordinates are provided with, use and maintain prescribed protective clothing as well as ensuring adherence to all policies and orders made to promote personal safety and the prevention of lossEnsures compliance with prescribed equipment maintenance schedules and effecting repairs where possible at shift level in order to contribute to ensuring operational readiness and reduction of damage to equipmentComplete of all shift related administrative routines specified in departmental policy and orders to ensure efficiency and maintenance of prescribed records/registers under the auspice of the Fire ChiefUndertaking supervisory and line functional personnel related functions
  •   Qualifications, experience and other competencies required:
  • Grade 12 as a minimum school qualificationIFSAC AccreditedNFPA 1001 Firefighter 2 certificationFirefighter II CertificationFirefighting training and at least 2 – 3 years related experience are essentialValid code C1 drivers license with PrDPAdvanced driving experience advantageousMedically and physically fitGood understanding and practice of Fire prevention proceduresKnowledge of Fire-fighting systems (namely systems used to extinguish fires, the classes and chemistry of fireClear criminal record.Capability to react within efficient time frames to emergency situationsAdministration, interpersonal communication and customer liaison skills are required.Hazmat experience and knowledge essentialEMT certificationFirst Aid levels 1 to 3
  •   Core Competencies:

    Firefighter Needed At Fidelity


  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and writtenSound understanding of the Hazmat guidelinesSound understanding of the Security Industry and how to act within the code of conduct of the Group and Regulatory Authority.Sound understanding of fundamental elements related to firefighter instructor applications within an operational role.
  •  Interested candidates whose credentials best match the requirements can send their CVs.It is company policy that preference is given to existing employees and the choice is made purely on merit. We reserve the right not to make an appointment to any advertised position. Should you not be contacted regarding this position within 10 working days from the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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