PAE, Inc Firefighter (Global) in Multiple Locations, Iraq

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Firefighter (Global)

The Fire Fighter will be primarily based at one of three BLiSS Sites that serve the Life Support Services contract in support of the State Department. The Fire Fighter will be responsible for providing Fire and Emergency Services, utilizing resources to accomplish operational requirements, and will report to their assigned Crew Chief. The additional duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive:

  • Serves as a structural and airport firefighter, first responder, and HAZMAT responder on a scheduled rotation

  • Participates 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

  • Supports Emergency Management functions as needed

  • Additional tasks and special projects as assigned


  • Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalent

DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Fire Fighter I

DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Fire Fighter II

DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard HazMat Awareness and Operations

DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Airport Fire Fighter

DOD First Responder and CPR Certified

Valid Driver’s License from country of origin

  • Experience: One to five (1-5) or more years of Fire Fighting experience

  • Security Vetting : Must possess a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) security clearance, maintaining eligibility for the duration of the contract

  • Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination

  • Language Skills: Expert professional, oral and written English communication skills, to present, facilitate and disseminate information

  • Work Ethic: Commitment to maintaining a high performance team which delivers customer service excellence


  • DOD, IFSAC or ProBoard Driver Operator Pumper, Mobile Water Supply, and or ARFF Driver Operator

  • At least two (2) years’ of international experience in challenging locations, preferably working in the Middle East, with a working knowledge of customs and cultural differences


  • 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

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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