City of Bulawayo

Senior Divisional Officer Grade 11

City of Bulawayo
Jun. 20, 2024
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill in the above mentioned position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommends formulation and implementation of Brigade mobilization policy.
  • Attends to fire and other incidents in response to calls.
  • Provides back up services and mobilizes equipment to cover serious fires or accidents.
  • Maintains statistics for fire incidents.
  • Approves schemes for new hydrant installation and connections.
  • Maintains regular reports of the state of Fire Tenders and appliances
  • Recommends to the Chief Fire Officer the type of equipment and appliances to be purchased.
  • In charge of Fire Brigade training programmes.
  • Co -ordinates exams under Zimbabwe Fire Services Examination Branch and Institutions of Fire Engineers.
  • Partakes in budget formulation for divisions.
  • Supervises Public Building inspections for certification.
  • Investigates the circumstances of serious fires with special or unusual features.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be a Corporate Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.
  • Graduate of the Fire Engineers or equivalent.
  • Clean class 2 Drivers Licence.
  • At least five (5) years experience in Fire Brigade at supervisory level.
  • Problem solving, decision making and leadership skills are essential including the ability to take command at the scene of accident.
  • Computer literacy an added advantage.

The Package:

The City of Bulawayo offers an attractive package comprising a competitive salary plus a number of fringe benefits, details of which will be revealed to the shortlisted applicants.


How to Apply

Applications in envelopes clearly marked Internal Auditor (Forensic & Fraud Investigations) or Internal Auditor (Operations) should be sent along with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, copies of Identity Card and relevant academic/professional certificates supported by three (3) professional traceable referees.

Applications to be posted to:

The Human Capital Director

City of Bulawayo

P.O Box 558


Or dropped at

Ground Floor,

Municipal Buildings (Tower Block)

L Takawira Mugabe & R G Mugabe


Not later than Thursday, 20 June 2024

The City of Bulawayo is an equal opportunities employer.


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City of Bulawayo

Bulawayo, the heart of a tremendous wide sweep of the western parts of Zimbabwe, is the second largest city in Zimbabwe with a population of about 1, 5 million fully integrated people of different races, tribal groupings and cultural backgrounds.

The City of Bulawayo is located on an area selected by the last of the local Matebele Kings, for his personal Kraal. Government House now stands on the actual site.

This is the first capital established by king Lobengula in 1870 when he emerged as successor to king Mzilikazi his father and founder of the Ndebele state. Initially named "Gibixhegu" the capital was later named "ko Bulawayo" and the king lived here until 1881.

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