Veldfire Coordinator 

Veldfire Coordinator (Ref No. 1903)

Sasol, South Africa

Closing Date: 2009-12-28
Business Unit: Sasol Secunda Shared Serv
Location: Secunda , MPU , SA
Reports to: Manager EM Operations Support
Job Type Permanent
Level of Experience: 2-3 years

Position Summary
Purpose of the job:Ensuring compliance to the National veld and forest act by planning and making of fire breaks for Sasol.

Required outputs: Functional

-Lead / manage the Working on Fire team
-Ensure the team are competent and prepared
-Make fire breaks as per schedule
-Fire load reduction actions as required
-Assist with grass fires when needed
-Support Emergency Management Strategy implementation


-Work shifts when needed
-Comply to medical and physical requirements
-Conduct standby duties in accordance with shift schedule
-Code 8 drivers licence (Must)
-Code 14 drivers licence (EC – wish)
Job Requirements
Qualifications and expertise required

-Wildland fire fighting course (Must)
-Fire Fighter 1 (strong wish)
-Grade 12 (Must)
-Grass fire experience
-Level 3 First Aid
-Leadership skills

Specific experience required:

-Grass Fire fighting experience ( minimum 3 years)
-Managing fire crew during grass fires and making of fire breaks
-Knowledge / understanding National veld and Forest act & Fire Protection Association Regulations

Personal Attributes
Competencies (skills, knowledge and characteristics):

-Being a team player
-Managing own learning
-Dealing with crisis
-Getting the job done
-Tolerance for stress
-Openness to continuous learning
-Value-based behaviour
-Committed to Sasol
-Willing to reach stretched goals
-Comply to fitness tests

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