Friday, July 24, 2020

Firefighter Jobs Available In United Kingdom



Can you work as a Firefighter in United Kingdom? If yes, see below for full details and apply today.

According to Wikipedia, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world. The Irish Sea separates Great Britain and Ireland. The total area of the United Kingdom is 94,000 square miles (240,000 km2).

DESCRIPTION:

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a firefighter assigned to drive and operate firefighting vehicles of significant complexity engaged in structural firefighting, rescue, and assist in reducing and/or eliminating potential fire hazards to protect person, property, or the environment and
performing non-invasive emergency medical procedures. Drives and operates firefighting vehicles, such as pumpers. Drives to the scene of the fire following a predetermined route or selecting an alternate when necessary and positions vehicle considering factors, such as wind direction, sources
of water, hazards from falling structures, etc. Operates pumps and other similar equipment. Performs structural firefighting duties for a variety of facilities, which may include research and/or large industrial complexes. Performs emergency medical services at the first responder level.
Maintains firefighting equipment and fire station facilities. Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs  work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment. Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and
performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment. Performs dispatching duties within the Fire Alarm Communication  Center (FACC), as directed.



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This position is located at RAF Fairford but the incumbent may be required to work at the RAF Croughton Fire Station when directed by management. The incumbent may be required to use their own private vehicle without reimbursement for additional travel expenses associated with reporting for duty at RAF Croughton.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
1. Applicant must have knowledge and ability to drive and operate firefighting vehicles of significant complexity; of the principles of hydraulics as they pertain to water flow, water pressure, water levels, line (friction) losses, etc.;
2. Working knowledge of basic and specialized structural firefighting equipment (Fire alarm system operations, fire extinguishing equipment operation etc.), techniques, and procedures; and of basic and specialized building design, construction, and occupancy.
3. Working knowledge of Basic Life Support techniques and protocols.
4. Working knowledge of safety requirements as outlined in applicable safety standards, regulations, and/or technical orders.
5. Skill in operating communications equipment.
6. Ability to maintain good working relations; to communicate orally and in writing; to lift and carry heavy loads; and to apply Basic Life Support  techniques and protocols.



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OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS:
1. Employee must participate in a mandatory physical fitness program which meets UK/US physical & medical requirements.
2. Employee is required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management.
3. Incumbent may be required to work a 192 hours over 4 week period schedule, and may be subject to recall.
4. The position requires the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.
5. May be required to participate on Hazardous Materials Teams (HAZMAT).
6. Member is subject to work the Emergency Communications Center (ECC).
7. May be required to perform duties associated with the operation of aircraft arresting barrier equipment
8. Employee is required to be certified by the DoD Firefighter Certification System as Firefighter II (includes Firefighter I), Airport Firefighter,
Hazmat Awareness & Operations, Apparatus Driver Operator- Pumper, ARFF and Mobile Water Supply and Emergency Medical Responder.
9. The shift pattern total 192 hours over a 4 week period. Work schedules may be subject to change depending on the operational needs of the organization as dictated by management.
10. A valid LGV Cat C licence is required. Training to achieve can be provided.
11. Employee is required to attend a 14 week basic training course at the Air Force Fire Academy in Texas U.S.A. There is a mandatory retirement age of 60 years for firefighters hired under the Local National Direct Hire program.

MEDICAL/SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

Security clearance Immunizations Pre-employment medical

FOOD HANDLERS Defence Barring Service
(DBS ) certificate

HOURS OF DUTY:
The shift pattern total 192 hours over a 4 week period. Work schedules may be subject to change depending on the operational needs of the organization as dictated by management.

WHO CAN APPLY:

Citizens of the U.K., Nationals of European Community (EC) Countries, and Commonwealth Citizens, other Foreign Nationals, and  Stateless persons provided no restrictions have been imposed as a condition of continued residency in the UK.

This position may have certain restrictions to US citizens due to the SOFA agreement. For additional information contact the LNDH team on

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How to apply: Interested candidates must complete an application form obtainable from the Civilian Personnel Webpage: www.mildenhall.af.mil/info/civilian-personnel. All applications, with relevant attachments and/or CV/Resume must be submitted via email: 100FSS.FSMC6@US.AF.MIL to be received prior to closing date.
Applicants who have a minimum of five years consecutive residency in the UK are considered for this position; however, those who do not meet this criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All successful applicants will require a security clearance. Please note Pre-appointment Security Clearance requirements may delay start date.
Proof of identification in the form of a photo ID will be required, for example a Driving license or current passport.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

There will be no discrimination in employment practices based on gender, age, marital status, disability,
race, nationality, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation, being or not being a member of a trade union.

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