The Airports Company South Africa(ACSA) is Looking For A Fire Fighter For Their SHERQ Division

The Airports Company South Africa(ACSA) is Looking For A Fire Fighter For Their SHERQ Division

  • Location: Kimberley, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Closing Date: 08 May 2024

About The Airports Company South Africa(ACSA)

Airports Company South Africa(ACSA) SOC Ltd (the Group) owns and operates South Africa’s nine principal airports, including three international gateways; O.R. Tambo, Cape Town and King Shaka International Airports. ACSA also participates in equity investments abroad and provide technical advisory and consultancy services to airports.

The South African Government is a 74.6% majority shareholder in ACSA. ACSA aligns itself with the nation’s aspirations of transformation, sustainable growth and value creation. While providing world-class secure infrastructure for airlines to transport people and goods, ACSA recognises that it has a key role in the national development plan; in facilitating economic growth, job creation and accelerating transformation towards inclusive economic participation.

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Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Supervisor Fire and Rescue and will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain operational readiness including vehicles, equipment and infrastructure to comply with Airport category. 
  • Operate Fire Fighting and Rescue Equipment and Tools.
  • Ensure understanding of vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Conduct routine inspections, maintenance and report defects.
  • Adhere to statutory regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, operational standards, ACSA policies and procedures and Service Level Agreements to ensure business continuity.
  • Activate and respond to all relevant incidents and accidents within area of jurisdiction, scope of training and expertise.
  • Conduct emergency standbys to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Analyse, monitor, identify, mitigate and report areas of non-compliance.
  • Conduct Runway, Taxi-way and Apron inspections and patrols to reduce potential hazards, notify ATC and take remedial action if necessary.
  • Build, support and maintain healthy diverse internal and external relationships.
  • Maintain level of physical fitness as per ACSA policies and procedures.
  • Respond to all medical emergencies within area of scope and training.
  • Record and capture information for billing purposes.
  • Participate in Fire and Safety awareness programmes.


Technical Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience or the equivalent of such, will be required:

  • The candidate must be in possession of Matric (Grade 12) qualification
  • Valid code B driver’s licence with driving experience
  • Fire Fighter 1 qualification
  • Hazmat Awareness qualification.
  • BAA/ First Aid 3
  • Appointment will be subject to applicant passing Level “A” physical fitness test.


  • Action orientated
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Relations

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