Firemen Commanding Officers

Published by Jobstanzania on 4:46:00 pm

Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company (KADCO) is a company owned by the Government of United Republic of Tanzania charged to manage and develop Kilimanjaro International Airport and its estate.

KADCO is seeking to employ competent, experienced, highly organized and self-motivated Tanzanians to fill the vacant positions described below:-

Firemen Commanding Officers (KADCO/EXT/01/2016/FCO) 

Key Responsibilities
 Provide leadership and coordinate staff in the Fire and Rescue Services
 Implement policy and procedures of Rescue and Fire Fighting at KIA as specified in ICAO standards and recommended practices
 Ensure that RFFS category 9 at KIA is maintained at all the times
 Ensure the RFFS personnel’s carryout regular drills exercises
 Arrange For Regular Checking of Fire Hydrants and Equipment
 Ensure consistent implementation of safety management system within the section as defined in the Kilimanjaro Aerodrome Manual and maintain proper records and documentation
 Ensure the timely and regular maintenance of fire fighting vehicles and other rescue equipments
 Provide quality and adequate supply of Fire Fighting and Rescue Materials and protective gear required for operations and for Training.
 Ensure that all RFFS staff are physically, mentally and professionally fit to perform the assigned fire fighting and rescue duties.
 Organize Fire Training to fire crew and other staff of relevant organization on the airport area
 Coordinate fire drill exercises with other section where relevant
 Arrange for fire safety Audit to be made regularly for the whole Airport specially those areas of high fire risks such as fuel farm, Terminal building and cargo
 Initiate, plan and prepare budget for maintenance, installation and upgrading of equipments and facilities for the section.
 Compile periodic reports in relation to expenditure, status of RFFS facilities and safety standards.
 Establish hazard and risk assessment register for the section and update it when changes or new development occur

Qualifications and Experience
 Holder of a Bachelor degree or Advanced Diploma in any science discipline from a recognized Institution
 Possessing certificates in Advanced Fireman ship course(s)
 Certificate in Emergence Response and Crisis Management is an added advantage
 Must have not less than five (5) year experience in commanding level
 Possession of Firemen Training of trainers/ instructors attributes will be an added advantage

The successful candidate may expect attractive and competitive remuneration and benefits packages consistent with KADCO scheme of service.

General Conditions; 
Interested and qualified Tanzanians are advised to submit their application letter enclosing updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) bearing reliable contacts i.e. postal address, e-mail address and reliable mobile phone numbers, certified photocopy of the original academic/Professional Certificates, one recent passport size picture, birth certificate to

Managing Director,
P.O. Box 10, 
KIA- Tanzania. 

  • Application letter, the envelope or the subject line of the email should bear the Ref. No. of the post applied. Application without Ref. No. shall not be considered. 
  • Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will not be accepted. 
  • Certificates from foreign Universities/examination bodies should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA). 
  • Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts. 
  • Application letters should be written in English. 
  • Presenting of forged academic certificates and other incorrect information in CV shall amount to legal actions. 
  • Applicants with special needs/cases or disabilities are encouraged to apply and are supposed to indicate their physical status in their application letter. 
  • All applicants must be Tanzanians and should not be above 45 years of age. 
  • The application should be submitted not later than 23rd May, 2016 at 1530 local time. 

KADCO is an equal opportunity employer: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.



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