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Fire Brigade023 414 8176
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Police 023 414 2157
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Municipality 023 414 8100
Hospital 023 414 8200
Doctor 023 414 2318
Disaster Management 023 449 4467
Tourism 023 449 1055
Traffic 023 415 8100

CHIEF FIRE OFFICER

Closing Date: 27 March 2020
Salary: T12 (R289 200 – R375 396 per annum)

CHIEF FIRE OFFICER
BEAUFORT WEST 
Salary: T12 (R289 200 – R375 396 per annum) 

• Higher Diploma in Fire Services Technology and/or Disaster Management

• Grade 12

• Valid C Drivers License

• 5-10 years’ experience in all major functions of a Fire Department, of which minimum three years must have been in a supervisory capacity

• Computer Literate and proficient in Ms Word/Excel/PowerPoint

• Excellent written and communication skills in at least two of three regional languages with excellent fluency in spoken and written English

• Attention to detail and good organizational skills

• Good presentation and project management skills

• Good understanding and interpretation of relevant legislation, policies, procedures and regulations

• Good decision making, abilities to prevent serious impacts on lives and property

• Required to be on standby, to attend to and take charge of major incidents if, and when required

• Required to work overtime with little or no notice

• Required to travel on official duties and to respond to emergencies and/or disasters outside municipal area as part of mutual aid agreement with national, provincial and local authorities

• Required to work independently as well as in a team. 
 
Responsibilities include:-

Assist the Manager Emergency Services with the following functions:-

• Medium to long term objectives and public safety priorities of productive and cost fire services. 

• Organizational principles and processes for the delivery of emergency and disaster management services in the area of jurisdiction by performing related functions. 

• Effective administrative system and process for the Fire Services in the Central Karoo.

• Prepare capital and operating estimates and controls expenditure against the approved budget for Fire Services. 

• Coordinate fire prevention, education and awareness programs.

• Coordinate communication and liaison with all role-players and stakeholders. 

CHIEF FIRE OFFICER (314.47KB) Last published 09 March 2020