17 No Experience Trainee Fire – Fighter Job Opportunities – Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

 

Job Title:    Trainee Fire – Fighter (17
No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda
Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA)

Duty Station: 
Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Assistant
Fire Officer

Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/01/2021

 

About US:

Uganda Civil
Aviation Authority (UCAA) is a corporate body responsible for regulation of
civil aviation in the country. It manages Entebbe International Airport (EIA)
and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. UCAA carries out its work in
conformity with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended
Practices (SARPs).

 

Job Summary:  The Trainee Fire – Fighter is an entry level
position to the acquisition of the skills in rescue and firefighting and for
participation in preparations for preparedness for firefighting activities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Participating in
Fire training
   

·       
Participate
in training responses of simulated aircraft crash fires, fire alarms, airport
fires and other related emergency situations in accordance with existing
Emergency Policy and Regulations

Responding to
emergency          

·       
Ensures
having the right tools and equipment when responding to those emergency
simulations.

Recording all
reports      

·       
Records
all reports accurately and disseminates the information promptly for
appropriate action.

Maintaining standby
status      

·       
Maintains
standby and ready status on hazardous work operations such as aircraft
refueling or de-fuelling with senior firefighters.

Ensures
preparedness for firefighting           

·       
Ensures
presence with adequate tools and supporting personnel during refueling and de
fuelling and other hazardous work operations on each occasion.

·       
Participates
in routine physical fitness exercise is carried out daily to ensure readiness
to attend to duties.

·       
Adheres
to routine medical check-up program as per regulations.

Adhering to the
standard operating procedures     

·       
Ensures
strict adherence to the standard operating procedure during each incident

Routine checks of
equipment and appliances          

·       
Carries
out routine checks of equipment and appliances and adheres to the checklist and
the approved schedule while checking equipment.

·       
Carries out routine checks of communication system to
ensure that it is in recommended condition for use

Carrying out any
other lawful  assignment allocated by the
immediate supervisor   

·       
The
jobholder is cooperative and readily responds to any adhoc tasks assigned to
him.

Servicing equipment        

·       
Ensures
that all serviceable equipment are in place for use from time to time

·       
Maintains
general cleanliness of equipment daily as per required regulations

Encourages teamwork

·       
Maintains
a healthy team spirit between team members and other users to facilitate
effective execution of duties.

·       
Ensures
attainment of all targets through full participation in firefighting and
prevention process

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The idea
candidate for the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) Trainee Fire – Fighter
job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution OR
Diploma with a post education work experience of 3 years in Mechanical
/Automobile/Electrical Engineering/Medical discipline from a recognized
Institution.

·       
‘A’
level certificate and five credits at ‘O’ level two of which should be in
English and Mathematics.

·       
Must
hold a certificate in the following: – Firefighting or Airport operations or
Diving or Open water life saving

·       
Driving
Permit.

·       
Must be
physically fit.

·       
Age: Between 22 to 35 years.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a well-written application letter with a detailed C.V and copies of
academic certificates with the job reference number clearly marked at the top
left-hand corner of the envelope should be addressed to;

 

The Director Human
Resource & Administration,

Uganda Civil
Aviation Authority Head Office,

P.O. Box 5536,

Kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 15th February 2021 by 5:00pm

 

NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CAA is an equal opportunity employer.

Note: Please indicate your (daytime) phone
contact.

 

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