FIREFIGHTER TRAINEE (SEVENTY-FIVE (75) VACANCIES) REF: OPS /F&RT/JANUARY/2024

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Job Purpose

The job holder will be responsible for providing and carrying out rescue and firefighting services to passengers, other airport users and property.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conducting fire and rescue services through fire-fighting in crashed aircraft and reported fire outbreaks in buildings to save life and property;
  2. Responding to aircraft emergencies as per airport services manual;
  3. Inspecting fire engines, appliances and equipment to ensure serviceability;
  4. Cleaning and maintaining appliances and equipment at the fire station to ensure they are in good working order;
  5. Inspecting runways, taxiways and apron for fuel spillage and Foreign Object Debris (FODs) and ensuring that they are clean and safe;
  6. Inspecting the airport boundary and topography to ensure their accessibility;
  7. Operating pumps and driving of fire engines and vehicles when required; and
  8. Participating in fire drills as required.
  9. Responding to aircraft emergencies as per airport services manual;
  10. Inspecting fire engines, appliances and equipment to ensure serviceability;
  11. Cleaning and maintaining appliances and equipment at the fire station to ensure they are in good working order;
  12. Inspecting runways, taxiways and apron for fuel spillage and Foreign Object Debris (FODs) and ensuring that they are clean and safe;
  13. Inspecting the airport boundary and topography to ensure their accessibility;
  14. Operating pumps and driving of fire engines and vehicles when required; and
  15. Participating in fire drills as required.

Key Qualifications and Experience

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Grade C or equivalent
  2. Basic Fire Training will be an added advantage
  3. Candidates with Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate will have an added advantage
  4. Possession of a medical certificate issued within the last three (3) months by a registered Medical Officer of Health confirming that a candidate is medically fit to undergo a physical vigorous training.
  5. Born on or after  1st January, 1998.

Skills and Competencies

Teamwork, good communication and interpersonal skills

Terms and Conditions of Service
The positions will be on a one (1) year contract period.

Documents to be submitted by the Applicants
Application letter should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), a daytime phone contact, email address, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees and copies of academic and relevant professional certificates.

Kindly note that prospective applicants can only apply for a single position which they consider themselves most suitable. Multiple applications for different positions will not be considered.

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website https://www.kaa.go.ke under Careers Section for detailed job descriptions, requirements for appointment and instructions on how to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following clearance certificates as per the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

(i) Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

(ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

(iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

(iv) Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)

(v) Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

The clearance certificates should be valid and current.

The self-declaration Form from EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied for.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to provide original National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates during the interview.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:.

Ag. Managing Director / CEO
Kenya Airports Authority
KAA Head Office, Airport North Road
P. O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya.

All the documents in submissions made via email should be pdf format ONLY.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 12th February, 2024 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

The advertisement done on 8th August 2023, for the above two (2) positions has been voided. Applicants who had earlier on applied and meet the requirements and are still interested are encouraged to re-apply.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities, Minority & Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply.

Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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