Are you an experienced professional firefighter? Would you like to work in an industrial setting? Then join an international team of highly trained firefighters at CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory! Take part!
As a firefighter, you will join an international team, receive on-the-job training relating to CERN-specific risks. You will :
Perform firefighting, ambulance and rescue operations;
Man the Safety Control Room dispatch centre;
Carry out technical investigations;
Provide assistance in cases where the presence of a firefighter is required (e.g. work in confined spaces, transport missions involving special risks, events);
Follow training and take part in exercises in compliance with the Fire. Brigade's training plan and its annual training programme;
Participate in prevention initiatives (e.g. information, training, expertise, collaboration);
Maintain emergency response equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, fire hydrants);
Participate in activities within the Fire Brigade's projects;
Perform administrative and collective tasks fundamental to the running of the Service;
Take part in group and individual physical training sessions.
A professional firefighting qualification from a public body or a private body acting under the delegation of a public service, or relevant experience, or a related field.
A driving licence valid for fire engines and large goods vehicles (category C).
The following qualifications would be an advantage : qualified instructor status in an expert domain.
Demonstrated experience as a professional firefighter in a service or corporation involving regular activity.
Technical competencies :
Emergency first response including rescue operations and emergency care.
Hazardous materials response operations.
Teaching and training : delivering training courses.
Use of office software packages : Microsoft Office, etc.
Language skills :
Proficiency in English and / or French : the ability to understand and speak the other language in everyday situations would be an advantage.
Willingess to acquire the other language rapidly.
This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 15.11.2019
Expected start date : 01.09.2020
Contract type : Limited duration contract (5 years). Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.
These functions require :
Participation in a regular stand-by duty, including nights, Sundays and official holidays.
Work in Radiation Areas.
Residence in the immediate vicinity of the Organization's installations.
Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays.
Shift work, including nights, Sundays and official holidays.
Interventions in underground installations.
A valid driving licence.
For more information about eligibility and employment Conditions please consult our website.