Chief Fire Officer - #337081


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Contract type: Full time
Job Title Chief Fire Officer Organisational Unit Mondi South Africa -> Richards Bay Operations -> Central Maint Position Type Permanent Minimum years relevant experience 10+ years Location Richards Bay - Richards Bay, KZN ZA (Primary)
% Travel 0 - 10% Job Advert

Who is Mondi?

Mondi offers exciting careers in a workplace where digital and human ingenuity work together. We create innovative solutions with integrity, a passion for performance, and care for our people and our world. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion to perform, and are interested in the chance of working in different countries and cultures around the world, you should consider becoming part of the Mondi Group.

Join us! Let's Grow, Create and Inspire Together.

An exciting opportunity awaits you at Mondi South Africa. The Central Maintenance team are searching for a Chief Fire Officer to join our business located in Richards Bay, KZN.

Reporting to the Technical & Risk Manager, the Chief Fire Officer is required to plan, organize, manage and implement fire prevention measures, take command of fire and emergency situations. The successful incumbent will need to take responsibility for the overall contractual management of the fire operations, emergency medical and fire maintenance vendors via the senior officers who reports to him/her.

Qualifications & Expertise

  • National diploma in Fire Engineering or related field
  • Intermediate Life Support Paramedic (advantageous)
  • Basic life support paramedic (minimum)
  • Supervisory or Management Qualification
  • Hazmat Technician
  • Registered with the HPCSA– BLS Paramedic
  • C1 Drivers License
  • Professional Driving Permit
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Strategies
  • Fire Investigation
  • Incident Commander
  • Snake identification/bite treatment and snake handling
  • Advanced Industrial Fire Fighting
  • Computerized maintenance management system such as SAP
  • Fixed fire detection/suppression system testing/inspection/maintenance regimes
  • MS Office including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
  • Familiarity with ISO 14001 and 45001 advantageous

Job Experience

  • 10 Years experience in industrial / Municipal Fire Services in a supervisory/management experience capacity
  • 5 years experience performing an emergency response function – firefighter/paramedic

Key Performance Areas:

  • Respond to and Manage Fire, Hazmat and medical incidents/emergencies on the site, deploying internal and external resources where required.
  • Fixed and portable fire equipment inspections/maintenance including risk mitigation
  • Fire prevention audits
  • Fire investigations
  • High fire risk maintenance work mitigations
  • Operational and maintenance expenses related to the emergency team
  • Job Observations/ Behavioural based audits/engagement board sessions
  • Planning of actions derived from drills/audits/incidents
  • Review and continuously improve existing emergency procedures and policies
  • Review and update emergency training requirements for the mill and department as required
  • Legal compliance of emergency equipment
  • Plan emergency response drills and training exercises
  • Emergency equipment licenses and certifications
  • Capital equipment replacements and upgrades related to the emergency team as well as fixed fire systems within the mill
  • Engagements with local authorities and industries for cross training/drills
  • Accountable for the readiness of the emergency response team
  • Accountable for the readiness of emergency response equipment and installations
  • Accountable for emergency response/readiness engagements with local authorities and neighbouring communities
  • Accountable for the implementation of fire prevention strategies inter alia including hot work control.
This appointment will be made in line with our Employment Equity Plan.
The above advert has minimum requirements listed, however Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short listing.
Closing Date 16/4/2024

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a CV

Similar Jobs

Qualified Blood Bank Technician / Technologist

South African National Blood Service, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
5 days ago
Qualified Blood Bank Technician To perform routine testing functions (manual and automated) in blood banks including but not limited to, compatibility, post-natal and preliminary transfusion reaction investigations according to Standard Operating Procedures and the Standards of Practice for Blood Transfusion in South Africa. Qualified Blood Bank Technologist To perform routine testing functions in Blood Banks including but not limited to,...

Financial Manager (Ops)

Network Recruitment - Finance Corporate, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
1 week ago
Reference: NPr000732-RJa-1Work for an Industry Leader Job & Company Description:A leader within the retail sector is looking for an experienced CA(SA) to join the team as a Financial Manager (Ops).  This company has been in existence over half a Century and have grown into a leader with in the South African Market.  If you are looking to join a s...

Operations Manager

CBRE Excellerate, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
2 weeks ago
Main purpose / objective of the position: Inspection of buildings, management and control of service- and maintenance contractors, management and control of tenant installations and execution of building relevant activities as predetermined by Property Manager and Centre Manager Decision making authority: Decisions are based on knowledge of theory and systems. Required to choose from a limited array of systems. Required...