NRC is a world leader in the provision of environmental, industrial and emergency response services. NRC has been present in the Caspian and Black Sea Region since 2004, acting as the emergency response service provider for a major oil transportation company in the region. More information about NRC activities can be found at: http://www.nrcc.com
NRC Georgia requires qualified candidates to fill the position of Firefighter. The main role of the incumbent will be to man and maintain the fire truck and associated fire-fighting equipment and provide emergency response services in the event of an actual fire. On job coaching, exercises, practice drills and other forms of training are an integral and ongoing part of the job.
The incumbent shall be required to:
- Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with company policies and procedures.
- Always safeguard own and others personal safety; respond quickly to unforeseen circumstances as they arise.
- Work in a safe manner and report unsafe activity and conditions.
- Report any incidents, near misses, injuries, illnesses or accidents immediately to the supervisor.
- Respond to immediately and safely to fire alarms, emergency calls and requests for assistance.
- Attend emergency incidents including fires, road accidents and spillages of dangerous substances.
- Conduct timely and safe movement of all equipment during emergency response, exercises and other activities.
- When responding to an incident, provide first aid assistance to people, if required, before ambulance crews arrive.
- Perform salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, sweeping water and removing debris.
- Conduct mobilization/demobilization of the equipment and resources.
- Perform routine equipment preventive maintenance tasks; inspect and maintain firefighting appliances and equipment, including testing of fire hydrants, checking emergency water supplies, etc.
- Acquire and retain a thorough knowledge of the operational locations, including streets, roads, buildings, water supply, hydrant locations, unusual hazards and related items in order to respond to emergency calls with the utmost speed and efficiency.
- Maintain the assigned vehicle in perfect working conditions.
- Make minor repairs to equipment and apparatus.
- Clean and inspect equipment and apparatus after returning from the incident or a call out. Identify and report immediately about the need for any repairs or maintenance.
- Take part in drills, physical exercises, training on firefighting techniques, use of equipment, etc.
- Responsible for filling and documenting all relevant forms/checklists during day to day activities or emergency response, such as facility daily inspection, vehicle daily inspection, equipment maintenance work order, etc.
- Participate in internal safety, transportation, management system and equipment audits as required.
- Be prepared to travel internationally for training or in support of the company’s other operations as required.
Required skills and qualifications:
- Mechanical aptitude.
- Numerical ability.
- Ability to make determinations as to the best course of action for fighting fires or responding to other related emergency situations.
- Ability to work in a team environment under extremely stressful situations, day and night, which result from a fire and other emergencies, including the responsibility for remaining calm and carrying out all duties with the recognition of the threat to life and property.
- Ability to meet firefighting NFPA 1081 standards and pass the exams accordingly.
- Ability to work within a command structure requiring strict adherence to the following of orders.
- Ability to read, comprehend, and follow simple oral and written instructions; and to understand and apply available guidelines to varied operational requirements.
- Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.
- Ability to communicate effectively in Georgian.
- Intermediate knowledge of English is required to be able to attend training and exercises.
- Computer literacy is required for maintaining reports and operational documents.
- Valid, clean driving license minimum of category B.
- Demonstrated knowledge of a health and safety culture.
- Prior firefighting or military experience will be an advantage.
- Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
Essential Physical Abilities
The primary duties are performed in a work environment in which the employee is subject to potential personal danger. Therefore, the following physical abilities are deemed essential:
- Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing and other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively, including during emergency situations which may involve a high degree of noise.
- Sufficient vision and other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to effectively operate at a fire or related emergency scene.
- Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate equipment used in firefighting.
- Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to perform all duties involved in protecting life and property.
The job will involve physical effort and frequent handling of objects such as fire-fighting support equipment; fire-fighters may be required to lift/carry injured personnel in emergency situations. The job also involves working outdoors and in extreme temperatures.
Working conditions and base location:
- Normal shift structure is working 7 days shift, 12 hours a day. Shifts change every week.
- Work location: Gardabani.
- Approximate start of employment: November 1, 2019
- Full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided.
How to apply/additional information:
If you consider to have all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please submit your CV in English and attached NRC application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line indicating "Firefighter" no later than COB, October 4, 2019.
Selected candidates will be asked to pass initial drug, alcohol, general physical fitness and security screenings.