DynCorp International LLC. Assistant Fire Chief in OCONKABUL, Afghanistan

Job Summary

The Assistant Fire Chief assists in providing a safe and efficient fire emergency services program in accordance with standards and requirements.

Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Provide leadership while managing daily activities of an operational shift

  • Perform duties and responsibilities of Fire Chief in his or her absence

  • Plan and execute fire and emergency services operations to ensure efficient and effective emergency response; assume the role of Incident Commander on emergency scenes until properly relieved

  • Ensure the Fire Alarm Communication Center (FACC) is properly staffed, all calls are received and processed appropriately, and all emergency responses are dispatched properly and efficiently

  • Ensure firefighting vehicles and equipment are operational and available in accordance with contractual standards

  • Conduct classroom and practical training sessions; maintain training records and charts

  • Become familiar with applicable host nation and military environmental regulations

  • Perform other duties as assigned Knowledge & Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of fire suppression tactics and strategies plus fire and emergency response equipment, operation, and maintenance

  • Ability to develop training programs, conduct classroom and practical training sessions, and maintain training records and charts

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, safety directives, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards

  • Ability to interpret applicable fire protection technical publications and fire codes, prepare written operating instructions, fire reports, and general correspondence

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel

  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

    Experience & Education

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in Fire Emergency Services with preferably five (5) years as a Crew Chief, Station Captain, Battalion Chief, or higher

  • Prefer Associate‚Äôs Degree in fire science management, emergency management, public administration, or associated discipline

  • DOD, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), or National Pro-Board Certifications as Fire Officer III, Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor II, HazMat Incident Commander, Airport Firefighter and Emergency Vehicle Operators certificate

  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

    Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Job: *Fire Fighter / Prevention Worker

Title: Assistant Fire Chief


Requisition ID: 1703010