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Transnet : Fire Fighter

Operating Division: Transnet NPA

Position Title: Fire Fighter

Employee Group: Permanent

Department: R&C, Fire Services, A Platoon, RCB

Location: Richards Bay

Reporting To: Fire Officer

Grade Level : J2

Reference Number: 10154737

Position Purpose: Maintain fire systems, protect craft and infrastructure in the port and respond to emergency situations to reduce the risk of incidents and minimize the effect thereof in compliance with statutory regulations.

Position Outputs: Maintenance of fire equipment Perform fire patrols after hours Fire and equipment inspections of cargo sheds Fire protection duties on cargo and chemical tankers and explosives Commands incident site until arrival of higher authority handling of all fire equipment Man the fire control room Man fire equipment on board tugs during vessel incidents

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056. Standby and inspection of hot work sites Inspection and testing of sprinkler systems Conveyor inspections Hot work inspection on vessels


  • National Senior Certificate
  • Fire Fighter certificate (Transnet Qualification or SAESI Accredited)
  • First Aid Level 3 certificate
  • HAZMAT Awareness (included in Fire Fighter 1)
  • HAZMAT Operations
  • Basic Health and Safety
  • Code EB or C1 (as per specific port requirement)
  • 1 to 3 years working experience


  • First Aid
  • Safety Regulations
  • Hazmat Cargo
  • Fire Technology
  • Fire Ground Operations
  • Confined space entry
  • Rescue and extrication
  • Handling Hazardous Material Incidents
  • Basic Fire Prevention Strategies
  • Port Rules and the Harbor Masters written instructions
  • International Safety Guide for Tankers and Terminals
  • Basic Health and Safety

The closing date is on 05.06.2016.

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