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Norway

Brannsjef (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Fire officer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Brannsjef
    Translation(s):
    Chief fire officer (EN)
    Country:
    Norway
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  no EU level regulation
    National legislation:
    Forskrift 26. juni 2020 nr. 729 om organisering og dimensjonering av brannvesen
    Useful link:
    http://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2002-06-26-729

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    • ansvarlig for brannvesenets forebyggende virksomhet, håndtering av brann og andre ulykker, feiing og tilsyn med fyringsanlegg, brannforebyggende tilsyn og dimensjonering i henhold til risiko og sårbarhetsanalyser • daglig ledelse av brannvesenet • oppgaver knyttet til budsjett og personal • rekruttering, opplæring, øvelser og utrustning for aktuell oppgaveløsning generelt • lede brannkonstabler og brannbefal på brann- eller ulykkessted • helse-, miljø- og sikkerhetsarbeid • samarbeid med andre myndigheter
    Translation(s):
    • responsible for Fire Service's fire prevention, rescue and fire extinguishing, chimney sweeping and inspection of heating plants, fire preventive inspection and control and disaster preparedness based on risk and vulnerability analysis • carrying out the day-to-day tasks of running a firefighting organization • duties such as budgets and personnel issues • tasks regarding recruiting, training, and equipping personnel for their respective duties in general • supervising other fire officers and firefighters at an emergency scene • safety and regulations issues • liaison and cooperation with other agencies (EN)
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