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Battalion Chief for Operations

Company: Constellis
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, VA. Centerra is looking for Battalion Chief for Operations in Marietta, GA upon contract award. POSITION OVERVIEW: Under general supervision perform the duties of Battalion Chief for Operations consistent with the policies and practices established by the Department of Defense, the United States Air Force, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA, NAS 3306) and Prime Contractor for performance under the LM Contract. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. As an Battalion Chief of Operations on a 24-hour duty shift, participates in the administration and planning of a comprehensive fire prevention and firefighting and rescue program of a sufficient magnitude at the installation. - Responsible for planning, developing, implementing, reviewing, and evaluating the program. Receives new regulations or procedures from the Fire Chief and disseminates information to subordinates who assist in the carrying out of the program on a regular and recurring basis. Assures that procedures are effected; and station logs and other records pertinent to reports, activities, drills, inspections, responses to fires, etc., are maintained properly and submitted within time limits utilizing the Fire & Emergency Services -- Information Management System (FES-IMS) when required. Prepares, executes, and schedules assignments of assigned personnel to stations, duties, and equipment. Conducts no-notice and pre-briefed fire drills. Maintains current knowledge of the base, its structures, and all systems related to fire protection. Ensures related firefighting duties are accomplished and documented as outlined in flight SOGs. When aircraft/facility pre-fire plans are outdated, develops, reviews, and updates them. Performs required maintenance and tests on rescue tools and saws, ground ladders, fire hose, ropes, harnesses and hardware; serviceable inspections of firefighters' protective firefighting clothing; and develops a respiratory protection program for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Develops recommendations to the Fire Chief on the level and mix of resources needed to maintain an effective firefighting program. Directs and participates in career training programs designed to increase technical proficiency of firefighters. 2. Serves as the incident commander of a fire/crash scene until relieved by the Fire Chief or Assistant Fire Chief. - Determines the best course of action to minimize loss or damage from fires or explosions. Directs the placement of fire fighting equipment and personnel to ensure maximum utilization in fire control or aircraft crash/rescue operations. Assesses the fire scene/emergency -situation to facilitate fire/rescue operations and to brief the Fire Chief or Assistant Fire Chief upon arrival. Supervises safe and proper rescue operations of endangered persons. Ensures rescue operations are performed in accordance with established policies and procedures and minimize the risk of additional danger to fire fighting personnel and endangered persons. Determines adequacy of measures taken to minimize the loss or damage as a result of fire or explosions. Responds to hazardous material incidents; initiates actions to establish control of the affected area with minimal risk to response personnel and the environment. Ensures that personnel are properly protected to handle hazardous material. - 3. Performs supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management. Selects or recommends selection of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignment in consideration of skills, qualifications, and mission requirements. Develops, modifies, and/or interprets performance standards. Explains performance expectations to employees and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Holds employees responsible for satisfactory completion of work assignments. Appraises subordinate workers' performance ensuring consistency and equity in rating techniques. Recommends awards when appropriate. Hears and resolves employee complaints and refers serious unresolved complaints to higher-level management. Initiates action to correct performance or conduct problems. Effects minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands, and recommends action in more serious disciplinary matters. Prepares documentation to support actions taken. Identifies employee development needs and provides or arranges for training (formal and on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance. Encourages self-development. Approves leave and ensures that all necessary positions are manned at all times. Recognizes and takes action to correct situations posing a threat to the health or safety of subordinates. Discharges security responsibilities by ensuring education and compliance with security directives for employees with access to classified or sensitive material. Supports the agency's EEO program through allocation of personnel to participate in community outreach and recruitment programs, ensures full cooperation of employees with EEO office officials. Periodically reviews position descriptions to ensure accuracy, and the most effective utilization of personnel resources. Explains classification determinations and other personnel policies and -procedures to employees. 4. Liaises with fire alarm communication center supervisor to ensure all firefighting equipment and personnel are dispatched as required. Oversees the checkout of communications equipment at the beginning of the shift. Maintains constant contact with the center during real emergencies or fire drills. - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Certifications:

  • DOD and/or IFSAC Firefighter II
  • DOD and/or IFSAC Airport Firefighter
  • DOD and/or IFSAC Fire Instructor II
  • DOD and/or IFSAC Fire Inspector II
  • DOD and/or IFSAC Fire Officer III
  • DOD and/or IFSAC Hazardous Materials Incident Commander
  • DOD and/or IFSAC Incident Safety Officer
  • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800
  • State of Georgia Certified EMT/ NREMT 2. Education and Experience
  • Associate degree in related field and/or equivalent education/experience is applicable.
  • 5 (5) years' experience in fire operations - 3. Special Requirements
  • Obtain and maintain DOD security clearance (Secret).
  • Possess a valid Georgia State driver's license.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Employee must successfully complete annual physical and pass random drug test. - PHYSICAL DEMANDS: - 1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - 2. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; stand; walk, use hands to handle, or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and tastes or smell. - 3. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus - WORKING CONDITIONS: - 1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed primarily in an office, but can include: outdoor settings, in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes, during both day and night. - 2. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fire, heat and smoke, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration, and can include tight and or confined spaces. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in office settings and can be loud during training evolutions or at an emergency scene. - WHY CONSTELLIS? With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees' ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world's most demanding places. - - - - -

Keywords: Constellis, Marietta , Battalion Chief for Operations, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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