ACSA: Jobs / Vacancies (June 2018) – Fire Fighter 1

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) hereby invites applicants to apply for vacant jobs posts (Vacancies).

Location: Upington International Airport
Closing Date: 25 June 2018

The ACSA available positions are as follows:

An exciting vacancy exists at Upington International Airport for a Fire Fighter within the Airfield Services division.

Key Performance Outputs
The successful candidate, reporting to the Supervisor F&R will be responsible for the following:
  • Maintain operational readiness including vehicles, equipment and infrastructure to comply with Airport category. 
  • Operate Fire Fighting and Rescue Equipment and Tools.
  • Ensure understanding of vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Conduct routine inspections, maintenance and report defects.
  • Adhere to statutory regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, operational standards, ACSA policies and procedures and Service Level Agreements to ensure business continuity.
  • Activate and respond to all relevant incidents and accidents within area of jurisdiction, scope of training and expertise.
  • Conduct emergency standbys to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Analyze, monitor, identify, mitigate and report areas of non-compliance.
  • Conduct Runway, Taxi-way and Apron inspections and patrols to reduce potential hazards, notify ATC and take remedial action if necessary.
  • Build, support and maintain healthy diverse internal and external relationships.
  • Maintain level of physical fitness.
  • Respond to all medical emergencies within area of scope and training.
  • Record and capture information for billing purposes.
  • Perform the same duties and functions in line with the requirements for an Aircraft Marshaller.
  • Participate in Fire & Safety awareness programs.

Technical Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience or the equivalent of such, will be required:

  • The successful candidate must have a valid Matric (Grade 12) qualification or equivalent prior learning and experience, based on the job requirements, within the position with a post matriculation qualification serving as an advantage
  • A code B driver’s licence with driving experience is essential
  • Appointment will be subject to applicant passing a Level “A” physical fitness test
  • Fire Fighter 1 qualification
  • Hazmat Awareness
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • BAA/First Aid Level 3
The ideal candidate consistently achieves results and meets goals and targets as well as being able to clearly explain a point of view and its reasoning. It is essential that the candidate is well organized and methodical, and pays attention to detail; is tactful and can communicate in a non-confrontational and polite manner and acts in line with the dominant values of the organization. Recognizing, handling and resolving conflict promptly as well as the ability to solve challenging problems are a must.

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