KBR Assistant Fire Chief in Djibouti

Title: Assistant Fire Chief

Location: Djibouti

Job Number: 1046507

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Assistant Fire Chief (Prevention)

Job Description:

Under general direction of the Fire Services Chief, responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and/or conducting all fire and emergency services prevention activities of the department on a full-time basis. Directs and supervises the Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) Prevention section to deliver professional F&ES to clients and customers within the Area of Responsibility provided by KBR F&ES services.

Prepares consolidated F&ES Departmental Reports.

Reviews and validates F&ES training and personnel actions.

Reviews and evaluates Performance Work Statement (PWS) requirements as they relate to Prevention and Training requirements and provides recommendations to the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief.

In the absence of the F&ES Chief shall represent F&ES, by providing reports, briefings, attending meetings, inspections and presentations representing the F&ES services to KBR, customer(s), and client. Assist the Fire Chief in developing and implementing an overall company long-term strategic plan involving fire protection. Plans, administers, and supervises the prevention function.


Requires a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the fire service in an ever increasing role as fire department operations officer with at least 3 years’ experience as station chief or higher. The candidate must also have knowledge of or performed as fire safety and health officer. Knowledge of or worked in the Prevention and Training areas.

Other F&ES related experience also essential.

Writes routine reports and correspondence using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point and Outlook software. The candidate must have current Department of Defense (DOD) certifications: Fire Officer III, Fire Instructor II, Fire Inspector III, Hazmat Incident Commander, Airport Firefighter, and NIMS/FEMA 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800.

EMT or EMR, CPR Position. Preferred certification: Plans Examiner. This position requires security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain.

Additional Personnel Requirements

Coordinate and train all fire personnel to maintain the required certification and recertification standards. Have a thorough knowledge with the Department of Defense Fire fighter Certification Program and experience with processing Fire fighter Certifications. Knowledge of department computer systems and software applications (ESAMS). The ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form and to make effective public presentations. Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Have the ability to present motivational, informative and effective training programs. Be able to assess all services provided by F&ES department that are associated with the protection and preservation of life, property and the environment, consistent with KBR approved policies, KBR BOSS (PWS), and in accordance with national recognized standards for safety, personnel, and equipment. Provide guidance and input to facilitate resourcing F&ES for success through staffing, training and equipping as required to maintain levels of readiness and response. The position requires public speaking capabilities. This position advises senior leadership, Fire Managers, Fire Chiefs, Project Managers, client and other supervisors on Department of Defense (DoD) F&ES subjects. Will recommend administrative personnel actions lAW KBR policies. Reviews and files fire reports, monthly summaries, and inspection reports and plans

Additional requirements:

Must be fluent in English

Must possess passport book (not passport card) with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 4 blank visa/stamp pages remaining

Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity

It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment


Job: Fire Protection