Fireman




Description:

The Fireman is the fire attack team leader - Medical emergency response - responsible for all firefighting equipment, maintenance of same.

- Be familiar with and active in the Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) including his/her responsibility in the safety organization according to the Crew Emergency Plan and Station Bill and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position
- Maintain the portable firefighting equipment onboard the vessel ensuring that all equipment is kept in good working order and available for immediate use.
- Complete inspections and maintenance in accordance with AMOS including the vessels tenders and lifeboats.
- Ensure that all fire-extinguishing appliances are in accordance with SOLAS regulations, Class Authorities, Flag State Administration, Manufacturer’s recommendations, and all repairs, alterations or modifications are done in accordance to above-mentioned institutions and also shall be fully conversant with the regulations of the authorities in addition to local authorities.
- Carry an UHF radio/handy phone and/or beeper at all times.
- Attend Maintenance and Crew Safety and Environmental Committee meetings once a month.
- Conduct crew cabin inspections.
- Participate in the company's emergency codes and assists the medical team in medical emergency situations to EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) standards where this does not conflict with firefighting/damage control tasks.
- Continuously evaluate and prevent potential fire hazards to improve the ship's fire prevention and control standards.
- Inspect all hot work areas and give permission for the work to commence.
- Check atmosphere of enclosed spaces for gas and sufficient oxygen level, prior to entry of any work teams into enclosed spaces.
- Schedule with the Safety Officer to carry out alternate safety and fire prevention rounds of the vessel.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
- Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SEMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

- Minimum of five years’ experience as a professional Fire Fighter is required.
- Intermediate to Advanced level English verbal and writing skills, including the proper use of English grammar is required.


EDUCATION

- High school diploma or foreign equivalent is required.
- Position-specific STCW training from an accredited educational institution is required.


ATTRIBUTES

- Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
- Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
- Respect for all co-workers and guests
- Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
- Able to work 7 days a week
- Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
- Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
- Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates

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