Firefighter Lead

Job Locations IQ-Iraq
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(4/21/2020 10:01 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking a Firefighter Lead for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq.


  • Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures
  • Performs hazard and risk assessment and conducts a complete incident analysis
  • Performs Fire Prevention/Suppression/Protection services and activities
  • Drives and operates firefighting vehicles, such as pumpers, aerial ladder trucks, and Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles
  • Performs structural firefighting duties for a variety of facilities, which may include large multi-storied buildings, industrial areas, and/or base storage facilities
  • Maintains firefighting equipment and fire station facilities
  • Performs basic first aid and First Responder duties as a part of basic life support initial response
  • Performs crash-rescue and firefighting duties involving air traffic or support operations


  • 3+years of working in Fire and Emergency Services in the Middle East and/or Central Asia, in places such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Kuwait, Bahrain and others
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Current valid US driver’s license
  • Must have NFPA or other commercial firefighter equivalent certification for the following certification levels:
    • Firefighter I and/or II level certification
    • Apparatus Driver/Operator for Pumper and ARFF vehicles, Aerials/Tillers
    • Airport Firefighter
    • Fire Officer I
    • Fire Instructor I
    • Fire Inspector I
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Knowledge
  • Current CPR card (American Heart or Red Cross)
  • Must have experience in and be trained and/or certified in the performance of basic emergency medical technician (EMT) duties 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required


Working Conditions

  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary
  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.



The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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