Within delegated authority, the Fire Safety Assistants at the GL3 level, will carry out the following duties: • Routinely patrols the field mission compounds and offices to identify fire and safety hazards and ensure that alarm systems are in working condition. • Assists in inspecting and testing fire-fighting equipment, hydrant systems, hose reels and foam inlets and portable fire extinguishers. • Ensures that all fire-fighting equipment are in their locations and precautionary signs and notices are in place and not removed. •Ensures that used fire extinguishers are recharged, all fire/exit doors are not locked or obstructed, making regular inspection of all emergency exit doors, routes, walkways, and other passageways safe and free of obstruction at all times. • Assists in the scheduling, preparation, and implementation of training drills. • Participates in responding immediately to fires, rescue operations, or other emergencies including undertaking evacuation of persons and property. • Assists in investigating fire hazards as required for further reporting as necessary. • Responds to fire incidents / accidents, fight fire and bring the fire incident/accident to successful conclusion. • Ensures the operational functionality of all electronic and manual fire-fighting apparatus mounted in the fire tender. • Conducts basic fire prevention and suppression training for unit’s personnel as part of the Fire Safety Plan; Coordinates training in the field of fire safety; Advises colleagues. • Maintains accurate records on all above and monitors compliance with the Fire Safety Plan as well as with HC regulations. •Performs any other fire-safety related functions as may be directed by the Fire Safety Officer and or the Fire Safety Assistant.