SoSi Assistant Fire Chief in Doha, Qatar

Company Overview

For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-160722-4521: Assistant Fire Chief

Job Category Operations Support/Management

Duty Location Overseas - Qatar - Doha

Type of Position Full Time

Requisition Number 4-160722-4521


**This position is contingent upon contract award**SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an experienced Assistant Fire Chief responsible for Training and Fire Prevention Programs. The Assistant Fire Chief will be the principal person responsible for fire prevention and training of Fire Department staff and Camp As Sayliyah staff.Essential Job Duties• Directs a professional team performing training, prevention, fire alarms and suppression systems functions• Develops and implements the Fire Department Safety program in accordance with NFPA 1500• Ensures the department's annual training program meets NFPA, Army, and DoD regulations• Manages the training programs and administrating DoD firefighters certification program• Oversees fire investigations as required under AR 420-1 specifications including investigation reports to the ASG Fire Marshall and ASG Commander• Manages the fire prevention program with a keen eye determining trends & problems and formulates corrective measures which includes: building inspections, fire investigations, Fire Marshall programs, educations, fire extinguisher management, fire alarm and suppression system inspections• Attends, participates, and plays a leadership role in community events and fire support services outside installation• Effectively manages the fire extinguisher exchange program for ASG facilities


  • High School Diploma
  • Fifteen (15) years combined experience in a military or municipal fire service required. Five years in a senior level with responsibility for directing multiple engine companies, complex fire ground operations and program and compliance management experience
  • Experience developing a comprehensive training curriculum and programs for use by single or multiple organizations
  • Thorough knowledge of NFPA 1041: Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications
  • DoD IFSAC or Pro-Board Fire Officer III certified
  • Hazardous Materials Incident Commander certified
  • Meet physical fitness standards IAW AR 420-90, and NFPA 1582, 1583, and 1500


Work Environment• Working conditions include a combination of normal for an office environment and outdoor activities• Outside working conditions include potential exposure to extreme high temperatures, and dry and dusty conditions.• Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required• May require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing and sitting• Potential exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents could existDesired Qualities• Associate degree in Fire Science or related field• Knowledge of the requirements of DODI 6055.6, 6055.7, 6055.06, 6055.17 and related Unified Facilities Codes (UFCs)• Understanding of AR 420-1, Army Facilities Management, Chapter 25, Fire and Emergency Services and AR 525-27, Army Emergency Management Program