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Fire-Engine Operator Jobs, Technical Jobs, Nyri County Jobs



Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Making routine daily checks and inspection of the fire engine to ensure it is in sound mechanical condition
  • Ensuring general routine maintenance of the fire engine and equipment in line with the manufacturer’s manual / specifications
  • Reporting any malfunctioning of the vehicle/fire engine systems
  • Driving/operating the fire engine as authorised
  • Ensuring security and safety of the fire engine on and off the road
  • Maintenance of work tickets for vehicle/fire engine assigned
  • Responding to fire and emergency calls in order to prevent and/or minimize loss of life, property or injury
  • Safely and efficiently driving the fire engine to the scene of fire in response to an emergency
  • Operating the fire engine pumps and other fire/rescue apparatus safely and efficiently
  • Perform any other function of a fire fighter
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


The candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education / O-level education; (minimum grade D)
  • Possess a First Aid Certificate lasting not less than seven(7) days
  • Possess a certificate in defensive driving
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driving license class BCE;
  • Have a minimum three (3) years proven experience in fire engine/firefighting equipment operation;
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of vehicles
  • Demonstrate experience in managing disasters
  • Be physically and medically fit as certified by a Government Doctor;
  • Be a holder of a firefighting/rescue service certificate from an institution recognized in Kenya
  • Possess a valid certificate of good conduct
  • Possession of a Grade III and above certificate in vehicle mechanics/maintenance will be an added advantage;
  • Former members of the disciplined forces and the NYS who have undergone firefighting training or ex-fire fighters/fire engine operators will have an added advantage

Copies of the above certificates MUST be attached to the application form.

How to Apply

Duly filled Employment Form together with the required documents should be sent or hand delivered to:




P.O BOX 90-10100,



CELLPHONE: 0745342000 / 07339770039

The applications should be received on or before 20th September 2019.