Driver Operator / Firefighter

Job Overview

The Driver Operator/Firefighter will be primarily based at one of the three BLiSS sites in Iraq and serve the Life Support Services contract in support of the State Department.  The Driver Operator will be responsible for utilizing resources to accomplish operational requirements and will report to their assigned Crew Chief or the Assistant Site Chief.  The additional duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive:



  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.  Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Serve as a Driver/Operator for structural and airport Fire Fighter and HAZMAT responder on a scheduled rotation.
  • Participate in Fire and Emergency Services activities including: fire suppression, EMS, rescue, public assistance, fire investigation, fire prevention, pre-fire planning, Fire Company training, public education, clinical training and routine maintenance of apparatus, equipment and facilities.
  • Support Emergency Management functions as needed.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.


Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice and you may be requested to perform other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: One to five (1-5) years’ experience as a Driver/Operator, Fire Fighter.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in Fire and Emergency Services, with the ability to maintain all required certifications and licensures.
    • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports.
    • Exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and administrative details in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
    • Computer skills, specifically in use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
    • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.
    • Ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.
    • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalent.
  •  Passport, Licenses and Certifications:
  • As part of pre-contingency requirements, by the time the visa process starts, candidates must possess a valid passport of home country with a minimum of 18 months remaining to expiration date with 8 blank pages.
  • DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Fire Fighter I
  • DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Fire Fighter II
  • DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Airport Fire Fighter
  • DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Apparatus Driver/Operator for Pumper, Mobile Water Supply and ARFF vehicles
  • DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard HazMat Awareness and Operations
  • First Responder and CPR Certified
  • Preferred: Telecommunicator I and Telecommunicator II
  • Security Vetting: Already possess a US Government issued security clearance or Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification or US Government clearance prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required certification or clearance level for the duration of the contract.
  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.
  • Citizenship: Must be eligible for US Government Clearance
  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by PAE and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.


  • Two (2) years’ international experience in challenging locations, preferably working in the Middle East, with a working knowledge of customs and cultural differences.
  • Experience working with PAE.


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