Fire Crew Chief in Reston, VA at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reston, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    1803592

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Fire Crew Chief leads a team to provide quality resource protection and fire fighting support for structural, aircraft, and other fire-related hazardous operations.
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Serve as lead crew member at a site to provide quality resource protection and fire fighting support for structural, aircraft, and other fire-related hazardous operations in accordance with Department of Defense (DOD), contract, and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards
  • Perform fire suppression, rescue, and prevention activities as directed by senior fire officer to ensure adequate response and minimize loss of life and property
  • Ensure assigned fire fighting personnel, vehicles, and equipment are operational and available
  • Direct and control fire attack, confinement, salvage, overhaul, ventilation, and rescue activities to include first responder care, using logic and reasoning to identify options, solutions, or approaches to situations
  • Assess and document initial conditions of emergency scene and provide information to supervisor for required reports
  • Direct crew members and participate in the care and maintenance of fire fighting equipment, fire station, and surrounding grounds
  • Resolve minor administrative and personnel issues and refer major situations to senior fire officer
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Fluently read, write, speak, and understand English to interpret and explain codes, plans, provide training, and write reports
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to perform general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Experience & Education
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in fire services
  • Prefer associate’s 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 Fighter I and II, Fire Officer I, Fire Inspector I, Fire Instructor I, and HazMat Operations; Airport Fire Fighter if applicable to assigned location
  • Prefer First Responder and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) qualified

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

Travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally