4 Aug 2022

Full-Time Fire Fighter by Transnet

Transnet – Posted by JobdirectaSA Staff-PK South Africa

Job Description

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This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)

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The closing date is on 11.08.2022. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to [email protected]

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email [email protected]

Operating Division : Transnet NPA

Position Title : Fire Fighter

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : SHERQ

Location : Saldanha

Reporting To :

Grade Level : J2

Reference Number : 10280432

Position Purpose:

Provide protection over life, property and the environment by responding to fire and emergency situations, conduct fire prevention duties, up keep and servicing of fire equipment.

Position outputs:

1. Maintain Operational Readiness

2. Maintenance of fire equipment

3. Perform specialized procedures in dealing with emergency and other incidents

4. Adherence to Governance and Risk Management in terms of legislation, policies and procedures

5. Adhere to Transnet policies, procedures and guidelines

6. Caring for other people’s lives and / or assets without any favor and / or prejudice

7. Continuous assessment of own performance, professional interaction and ethical dealings with stakeholders/ clients and co-workers

8. Perform fire patrols after hours

9. Inspection of dangerous goods/freight stationed in marshalling yards

10. Fire and equipment inspection of cargo sheds, warehouse and other structures

11. Fire protection duties or cargo, chemical tankers and explosives

12. Commands incident site until arrival of higher authority

13. Handling of all HAZMAT and fire equipment

14. Man the fire control room

15. Man fire equipment on board tugs during vessel incidents

16. Standby and inspection of hot work sites

17. Inspection and testing of fire detection, fire suppression and sprinkler systems

18. Grain elevator inspections( threat of dust explosions)

19. Hot work inspection on vessels, rail network and depot construction sites

20. Perform any other functions as directed by a person with authority

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Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 – Fire Fighter 1 ( SAQA/ IFSAC- International Fire Safety Accreditation Congress) Accredited
  • Hazmat Awareness (SAQA/IFSC accredited) – Fire Fighter 2 ( SAQA/ IFSAC- Accredited)
  • Hazmat Operational ( SAQA/IFSC accredited)
  • First Aid ( Level3) or Basic Ambulance Assistant certificate
  • Be in possession of a valid drivers license (minimum C1) with PrDP
Work experience

  • None (entry level)


  • Knowledge of Port/ Rail services operations
  • Knowledge of hazardous substance labels
  • Fire engineering Science
  • Fire Safety
  • Hazmat awareness( dangerous goods)
  • Knowledge of corporate standard / instructions
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety
  • Knowledge of Harbour regulations/ Port rules
  • Fire Brigade Services Act 99 of 1987
  • Basic knowledge of SANS codes of practices : SANS 10090; SANS 10400; SANS 10087; SANS 10089; SANS 3000

  • Computer skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal skills


  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Team leader
  • Punctual
  • Team Work
  • Exemplary

Closing Date:11.08.2022


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