UABOS Turkey: Fire Services Chief in Incirlik Air Base, Turkey

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UABOS Turkey: Fire Services Chief

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Program Summary

KBR will help sustain the well-being of U.S. armed forces at Morón Air Base in Spain, as well as Incirlik Air Base, Izmir Air Station, Office of Defense Cooperation –Turkey and the Ankara Support Facility also in Turkey. The company will keep these bases and facilities operating smoothly so deployed Air Force and government personnel can execute their missions without distraction. KBR’s work will include program management; civil engineering; morale, welfare, and recreation support; postal operations; and safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene and ambulance services. It will also provide logistics support, such as vehicle management, fuel operations and air terminal services. KBR received this contract – which has a five-year base period and three one-year options—from the Air Force Installation Contracting Center.

Job Summary

Plans, develops, and implements department policy. Directs and coordinates department operations. Reviews and develops departmental training. Coordinates departmental budget. Develops, maintains, and produces emergency operations plans for the department. Maintains contact with local community agencies. Plans and directs operations during training and emergencies. Plans, develops and implements an overall company long-term strategic plan involving fire protection. Formulates mission plans involving fire protection.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, develop plans/policies, and oversee the activities of the Fire Protection Flight.

  • Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities.

  • Manages fire prevention and protection plans and programs. Shall assume full charge at crashes, fire, or emergency situations, directing activities and personnel, transmitting instructions to Assistant Chiefs on the scene or other personnel as to the procedures to be followed contingent on complexity of the incident.

  • Determines need, budgets for, and recommends acquisition of additional and or different fire protection, firefighting, and specialized rescue equipment, contract services, formal training etc.

  • Represents the Fire Protection Flight with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.

  • Takes charge when highly classified weapons or equipment are involved in fire.

  • Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment.

  • Must participate in a mandatory physical fitness program.

  • Required to use all safety equipment and clothing provided by management & to enforce wear of PPE in their charge.

  • This position requires the employee to wear a uniform.

  • This position requires the employee to work under adverse environmental conditions and falls under the respiratory protection program and hearing conservation program.

  • The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle.

  • This position requires an annual physical.

  • Ability to maintain current CPR & Emergency Medical Responder certification.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizen.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • U.S. Secret Clearance required or able to obtain a U.S. Secret Clearance.

  • Associate’s degree or higher in Fire Technology.

  • 5 years’ experience as Fire Chief or Deputy Chief.

  • 15 years’ experience with ARFF/Structural, Haz-mat, medical emergencies and confined space rescue firefighting experience in an organized fire protection function that provides fire suppression services.

  • Experience directing firefighting operations to include fighting aircraft and structural fires, performing rescue services, and responding to hazardous materials incidents, medical emergencies, and confined space rescues.

  • Knowledge of the chemistry of fire, preventive maintenance and operations of firefighting and rescue equipment, physical and chemical properties of combustible materials and building structures and their component systems.

  • Proficient in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding English.

  • Ability to meet position certifications in accordance with IAW DOD 6055.06-M:

  • Hazardous Materials Incident Commander

  • Fire Officer IV

  • Fire Instructor II

  • Fire Inspector II

Preferred Qualifications

  • On Scene Commanders’ Course

  • Health and Safety Officer

  • ICS 300 & 400

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

  • Munitions Fire Fighting course

KBR Benefits

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

Inclusion and Diversity at KBR

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient.

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