ARFF/Firefighter EMT-B

Employer: Vinnell Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia ,Riyadh


Oversees and manages the fire department prevention program. Is able to fill in the chief’s role in his absence. Serves as operations officer or other assigned tasks at the discretion of the fire chief. In charge of Aircraft Fire and Rescue prevention program in support of an airfield for rotary and fixed wing aircraft. Develops procedures, ensures prevention is conducted, and ensures all personnel have knowledge on how to conduct inspections. Maintains prevention records on all structures and advises the chief of regulations that MNG AVN need meet to maintain compliance to meet local standards.

A. Duties/responsibilities:

Is responsible for prevention program of the fire department at the MNG AVN OSEG Site.

Oversees and is in charge of the prevention program of the fire department. This includes ensuring that alarm systems, smoke and fire detectors are functioning properly and extinguishers are adequate and rated for the spaces they are being utilized in.

Develops operations guidelines, prevention guidelines and SOGs; coordinates operational guidelines, prevention guidelines and SOGs with the fire chief.

Oversees the Prevention Program and maintains readiness to respond to emergency situations at the MNG AVN OSEG Heliport (Riyadh).

Ensures the fire department responds to all requests for emergency services (fire, EMS, special rescue).

Ensures the fire department performs and participates in the proper mitigation of emergency services.

Supervises personnel during emergency operations and non-emergency operations via the chain of command system.

Prioritize support requirements to handle multiple simultaneous medical and fire emergencies.

Maintain adequate resources and ensure they are maintained in proper operation and in a mission ready state at all times.

Maintain files and records on equipment used in all aspects of the fire prevention program.

Participate in weekly meetings with the fire chief and officers.

Participate in weekly all hands fire department meetings with the fire chief.

Create and maintain weekly and monthly reports in support of the prevention program activities.

Ensures internal prevention program events and customer prevention program events are conducted under the direction of the fire chief.

Maintains liaison with KAA fire department prevention program services.

Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

As part of the selection process, a physical will be conducted. Candidates must have normal color discrimination, visual acuity correctable to 20/20 in one eye, 20/30 in the other eye and not more than 20/200, each eye, uncorrected. Candidates must not have any record of pyro phobia, acrophobia or claustrophobia.

All other duties as assigned by the chief of the fire department.

B. Independence: Reports to the fire chief of Aviation. Works within the rules and regulations of airfield flight operations and safety guidelines and applicable firefighting and emergency services guidelines. Has the authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities of the fire department under the direction of the fire chief.

C. Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages Fire Prevention Program.


A. Education Level: High School graduate required; associates degree or higher preferred. Department of Defense, Pro Board, or International Fire Service Accreditation Congress certification required. Fire Officer I, Hazmat Operations, Fire Inspector III, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) – Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by a State Agency or the National Registry Required.

B. Experience: Minimum of 5-years firefighting experience in either the U.S. Military, DOD or as a civilian required.

C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Expert knowledge of aircraft rescue and firefighting techniques, practices and equipment, as well as first aid and CPR. Considerable knowledge of the design and characteristics of military and civilian rotary wing aircraft. Considerable knowledge of exit and safety procedures of various military and civilian rotary wing aircraft, and structural fire/alarm detection / suppression systems. Ability to quickly perform and direct all functions in difficult and hazardous situations, without hesitation. Ability to comprehend and apply instructions and communicate information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to learn, apply and teach aircraft rescue and firefighting techniques and practices. Ability to lead in potentially dangerous situations and make quick and sound decisions. Ability to perform physically demanding work and withstand very hazardous conditions. Skill in the operation of aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment, tools and vehicles, including highly specialized firefighting apparatus. Possesses a valid Class B driver’s license.