Fire Fighter Crash Fire And Rescue Job Description Sample
Pmo/Basic Support Fire Fighter
This position is responsible for administering appropriate emergency medical treatment to victims of accidents and other life-threatening situations, assisting with exterior firefighting tasks, maintaining emergency medical equipment/vehicles, and assisting with emergency medical training.
Examples of Duties
Render emergency and lifesaving medical assistance to those in need;Respond to fires, emergency medical, and other life-threatening situations; transport injured or sick person to appropriate care facility; extricate victims of accidents when necessary; prepare and complete required reports and logs including patient care reports; respond to fire alarms and medical calls and performs duties of a Paramedic; supervise and direct Emergency Medical Technicians at emergency sites; administer medication to victims on site and in transit to medical facility if necessary and as approved by the medical director and/or doctor;ensure the proper functioning of all emergency medical equipment and vehicles through regular checks; ensure adequate inventory supply aboard emergency medical vehicles through regular checks; order needed supplies and medication; maintain current state certification through continuing education; assist training personnel with emergency medical and fire fighting training of Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians; perform related work as required.
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.Must obtain certification as a State of Georgia Basic Firefighter (Module I) within first twelve months of employment; certified as a Georgia Paramedic; must have a valid Georgia Driver's License; must obtain a Class B endorsement or equivalent within the first twelve months of employment; must continually complete annual certification hour requirements for Georgia Certified Firefighter and Georgia certified Paramedic.
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities/ Supplemental Information
Knowledge of basic and advanced emergency medical and life-sustaining techniques including cardiac care, trauma and shock care, ventilation and other CPR techniques; knowledge of basic algebra, pharmacology and chemistry for the administration of drug modalities; knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of state and Henry County basic fire fighting and life rescue procedures and practices;knowledge of the geography of Henry County and the road system; skill in the administration of emergency medical techniques and in the use of specialized equipment associated with advanced life support; skill in extrication techniques andin patient assessment;skill in dealing with emergency situations and victims of trauma; skill in performing general mechanical maintenance and dexterity in operating emergency vehicles, specialized emergency medical equipment,fire equipment, and specialized life rescue equipment.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Fire Fighter I (Recruit)
This position will act as a non-certified firefighter and performs basic firefighting and life rescue duties, maintains fire equipment, vehicles and fire station in addition participates in training and certification programs.
The incumbent(s) will act in this Firefighter I position temporarily as they go through training and recruit school. After finishing recruit school an individual can operate as a Firefighter II. Once the necessary training and certification standards are met through EMT school the incumbent may become either a Firefighter/EMT or Firefighter/Paramedic.
Examples of Duties
Responds to fire alarms and other life-threatening situations; performs basic fire fighting duties by operating fire apparatus and equipment; performs basic life rescue duties including first aid and CPR; maintains the fire station on assigned shift that includes basic maintenance duties as well as completing a checklist; prepares and completes required reports including an activity and station log and incident report; participates in training and certification classes to obtain required certification status; performs related work as required.
Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid Georgia Driver's license.
Must meet State Minimum Standards requirements for entry to the Certification Program which include:
Passing a physical exam
Passing written and oral examinations
Passing HCFD Physical Fitness program
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities/ Supplemental Information
Knowledge of basic fire fighting procedures and practices of Henry County Fire Department; knowledge of mechanical principles and operations of fire rescue equipment and vehicles; knowledge of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; knowledge of the geography of Henry County and the road system; skill in driving, emergency and otherwise; skill in administering first aid and CPR; skill in performing general mechanical maintenance; skill in oral and written communication; skill and dexterity in operating fire vehicles, apparatus, and life rescue equipment including ladders, hoses, pumps and other assigned equipment.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Detroit Fire Department - Fire Fighter
The Detroit Fire Department provides a safe environment for Detroit's citizens and visitors through public education enforcement of fire codes and deployment of efficient emergency response resources. The Department has 1,200 employees assigned to 7 divisions (Communications, Community Relations, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Fighting Operations, Fire Marshal, Fire Investigations and Training). Operating out of 39 facilities throughout the City of Detroit.
Under immediate supervision, responds to emergency incidents with an assigned Company and extinguishes fires or mitigates the incident. Cleans and cares for apparatus, equipment and quarters.
Examples of Duties
Responds to emergency incidents with an assigned Company.
Connects, carries and operates hose lines and nozzles.
Positions and climbs ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings, or to rescue individuals from burning structures.
Perform medical first responder responsibilities and assists emergency medical personnel in administering life safety measures.
Utilizes a variety of extinguishers and forcible entry tools, including, but not limited to axes, bars, hooks and life lines.
Rescues people and salvages property.
Operates a variety of fire department apparatus and vehicles.
Assists emergency medical personnel in administering CPR and extrications; and handles chemical hazmat, weapons of mass destruction and Homeland Security events.
Participates in public education programs and community relations activities to educate public on how to protect life and property.
Participates in departmental training and drills regarding the operation of departmental equipment.
Lubricates, cleans and polishes fire apparatus and replaces equipment.
Maintains Company facility/quarters including, but not limited to, cleaning quarters, washing windows, and scrubbing floors.
Monitors fire alarm instruments.
Verifies and records alarms received from Computer-Aided Dispatch System, department two-way radio and telephone.
Maintains Company records and prepares reports
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age
High School Diploma or GED.
Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle. Valid State of Michigan Operator License required.
Candidates must provide proof of a valid Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) at time of interview.
Employees in this class will be required to meet and maintain State of Michigan Firefighters' Training Council eligibility standards.
There is no guarantee of a position based on the highest score, although we recommend that you do your best. After the examination process, the scores will be banded in determining those individuals qualified for the position.
The banding ranges will be as follows:
100 to 65 = Qualified (Q)
Below 65 = Not Qualified (NQ)
Selection will be made from all candidates within the band who are deemed qualified. All other applicants will receive a letter from the department indicating that they are not being considered for the position. Supplemental Information
Computerized Based Examination: 50%
Interview: Pass / Fail
- Training, Experience & Personal
Veteran's Points: up to 15 points
Domicile Credit: 15 points
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE ONLY FACILITATES THE SCHEDULING OF THE CPAT. For the most up-to-date CPAT information, schedules and registration, please direct inquiries to: https://www.schoolcraft.edu/testingcenter/firefighter-testing (click on "Firefighter Testing") or call 734.462.4806 during business hours. Candidates should be aware that due to volume, they should BOOK EARLY. The CPAT "MUST" be submitted in order to be scheduled for an interview.
The City of Detroit - Recruitment & Selection Division will facilitate scheduling of the Computerized Based Test for those who appear to meet the minimum entrance qualifications.
PRIOR TO INTERVIEW:
A passing score on the Computerized Based Test is required in order to be interviewed. The following documentation "MUST" be submitted in order to be scheduled for an interview:
Copy of CPAT
Copy of High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Valid State of MI Operator License
Proof of Work History ("IF APPLICABLE") - A letter of reference on company letterhead stating your job title(s), duties, length of employment and work history OR If employers are unwilling to provide such letters, you may submit copies of paycheck stubs or W-2 Forms for employment periods claimed or official performance evaluations.
Proof of Military Service ("IF APPLICABLE") - Military Discharge papers / DD 214 including the Character of Discharge for each term of enlistment.
Proof of Domicile Credit ("IF APPLICABLE") - "Any individual whose domicile is in the City of Detroit twelve (12) months preceding the date of filing his or her application for employment and receives a passing score on the initial computerized based test for entry into classified service shall have fifteen (15) points added to his or her final score in determining his or her eligibility for the position(s) sought".
Proof of Domicile - to prove Domicile in the City of Detroit, an applicant must present proper identification in the form of a valid State of MI Operator License, or State of MI Identification Card, or a valid passport AND submit at least one of the following forms of documentation:
Copies of the front and signature pages of federal income tax return forms and/or W2 forms for the two (2) years immediately preceding the date of application, or
Copies of City of Detroit property bills for the two (2) years immediately preceding the date of application, or
Copies of utility bills/statements addressed to the applicant that reflect billing/assessment dates twelve (12) months preceding the date of application, or any other official documentation deemed sufficient by the Human Resources Department that would substantiate an applicant's domicile as the City of Detroit twelve (12) months preceding the date of application.
Must possess sufficient physical agility, mental alertness and strength to perform the duties and work assignments associated with this classification.
Employees in this class can expect to be engaged in strenuous physical activities, over long periods of time, in unpleasant working conditions including wetness, cold and extreme heat and confined spaces while performing hazardous work.
Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI) based on the requirements of the position.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the class. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Specific job duties may vary from position to position.
You will be notified of each phase of the application process by "E-MAIL ONLY". PLEASE CHECK YOUR E-MAIL DAILY FOR NOTIFICATIONS. Please be sure to check your "SPAM FOLDER" as well.
Fire Fighter 1 - EMT
Under supervision, responds to fire arms, medical emergencies, hazardous condition situations, and other types of emergency and public incidents; protects life and property endangered by fire and other emergencies; performs fire safety inspections; and
performs related duties as require. Position in this class are primarily responsible for the operations of a fire hose and related equipment when engaged in fire suppression and the administration of first aid when engaged in medical calls.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Although other duties may be assigned, the essential duties include the following:
Respond to structure fires, use power tools and hand tools for forcible entry during emergencies; penetrate structure to determine if a rescue
situations; and place in a safe area.
Stabilize the scene of an emergency to insure the safety of the victims and rescuers; stabilize the surrounding area (e g., traffic, control crowd control, evacuations, etc.); and use power tools and hand tools to extricate patients or gain access to areas.
Pull hoses, nozzles and fittings from apparatus; connect hose, nozzles and fittings to supply water where needed; carry hose to where needed to perform extinguishment; use nozzle for application of water stream to extinguish fire; after fire ground operations, prepare hose for transportation to the station; reload hoses, nozzles, etc., on apparatus to maintain proper load; use hand tools to create fire breaks and extinguish hot spots; set back fires in brush or grass.
Remove ladders from apparatus and carry to desired location; spot and raise ground ladders at correct height and proper climbing angel; ascend or descend ladders while carrying people or equipment for rescue or fire ground
Ventilate buildings to clear smoke or other hazardous atmosphere; open doors or windows as needed to assist with ventilation; position ejector using hooks or hangers in doorways or windows to provide suction or pressure; open holes in surfaces with tools (e g., open a roof hole with an axe or chain saw).
Perform salvage operations by moving room contents and covering with salvage covers; constructing various devices with salvage covers to catch, divert, store or remove water; and removing water from buildings using hand tools (e.g., squeegee, water vacuums, mops, etc.)
Perform overhaul operations by removing debris from fire area and opening areas as necessary to check for hidden fire and securing building to prevent unauthorized entry.
Perform clean-up operations by cleaning and drying hoses after use and rolling for storage; cleaning and restoring to proper place, all apparatus,equipment and tools used on fire ground.
Check and inventory all fire fighting tools and equipment for readiness (e g., rescue equipment hoses, hand tools, etc.); visually inspect apparatus for leaks, scratches, damage, etc. to insure readiness; check levels of apparatus fluids (e g., oil, water, fuel, etc.); place personal safety gear,fire fighting tools and equipment, and emergency medical care equipment on apparatus; check emergency medical care equipment for readiness ( e g., replenish first aid supplies in trauma box); and maintain records for appropriate equipment.
Clean and maintain apparatus and equipment (e g., check hose leads, ladders, etc.); insect and clean tools and equipment to maintain readiness and prolong life (e g. check axe handle for cracks, remove tar from axe head, wax
head to prevent rust, etc.); inspect fire fighting protective clothing, helmet, leather safety boots, leather gloves, etc; and perform checks of breathing apparatus and maintain personal gear.
At scene of medical emergencies, use appropriate trauma equipment; use personal safety equipment to limit personal exposure (e g., latex gloves, goggles, etc); locate patients; make proper patient assessment in order to provide necessary medical information; treat a victim or an illness or injury; prepare patients for transportation; and decontaminate equipment and self-following exposure.
Communicate with Fire Captain/Company Officer, and other fire crew members to keep them informed of changes in equipment status during non-emergencies, and changes in equipment status; and complete written forms to keep track of personal records, etc.).
Critique emergencies and participate in pre-fire planning, critiquing and discussing actions taken at emergency calls; making on-site visits to
become familiar with specific hazards within district; and participating in discussions of how to improve actions at emergency calls.
Participate in station drills and training programs (e g. raise ladders, hose heads, first aid practices, etc.); participate in off-site training (e g.
community college courses, State Fire Marshall, etc.).
Perform fire prevention work in community, such as fire safety inspections (e g., look for basic fire code violations); and educational
presentations, etc. during or off-site visits.
High School Diploma or equivalency
EMT-1 Certificate with Riverside County Medical Endorsements,CPR
California State Marshall Firefighter I Certificate or Accredited State Fire Academy Certificate, certified by the State Fire
Possession of a current and valid Class C California driver's license – Required
Current Biddle or CPAT.
How to use and maintain personal safety gear.
Basic building construction standards, materials, and techniques.
Basic life support emergency medical procedures.
Advanced life support emergency medical procedures.
Vehicle, building, and rough terrain rescue/extrication procedures and hazards.
Fire behavior and control in buildings, grass lands, and wild land.
First responder requirements at hazardous materials incidents; fire behavior control involving chemicals and hazardous materials.
Search and rescue techniques.
Tools and equipment (e g., appliances, hoses, ladders, apparatus, etc.)
Specialized training, truck ops. Rescue system 1, 2.
Highly desired truck academy rescue systems 1 & 2, trench rescue, lARRO, swift water technician, confined space rescue.
Learn Knowledge of:
Apparatus types, uses, and operating procedures; readiness and maintenance requirements for apparatus, equipment tools (e g. knowledge of how to prepare for emergency responses).
Rough terrain rescue/extrication procedures and hazards.
Department standards for training and drill requirements.
Personal records maintenance procedures; department standards for training and drill requirements.
Incident Command System (ICS).
Departmental policy and procedures regarding personnel management (employee conduct, complaints, assignments, performance training, scheduling, etc.).
Verbally communicate with other members of a fire crew; follow verbal instructions.
Read and understand materials or instructions in order to apply this information during emergency conditions (e g., IFSA Manuals, etc.); learn technical information in a classroom setting, and transfer this knowledge to actions.
Learn by doing, and acquire skills through practice and feedback.
Work with others on a team, contributing to an overall effort; work closely with other people; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
Apply mechanical principles (e.g., how pulleys, gears, leavers, etc. work).
Visualize spatial arrangements and 3-dimensional characteristics of structure (e.g., if this happens, it will lead to…)
Requires a willingness to work in unpleasant, hazardous, and stressful conditions; performs undesirable, routine, or monotonous duties; work irregular hours; wear protective clothing and equipment; work effectively in confined areas; tolerate
offensive sights and smells.
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
Frequently lift/carry a variety of fire equipment and occasionally move injured persons (requires upper body strength as needed to drag, move or place heavy objects, such as smoke ejectors, victims, charged hose lines, etc.)
Prolonged, rigorous physical activity during emergency situations
Climb and balance on ladders, Reach and handle tools and equipment
Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
Feel objects for temperature, shape and other characteristics
Use fingers to make minute adjustments, tie knots, etc.
Listen for specific sounds during emergency
Demonstrate normal vision and color recognition
Ability to Learn to:
Estimate size, quantity, distance, and slope (e g., estimate size and spread of a fire).
React in an emotionally appropriate manner during routine and emergency situations.
General office environment
To perform the responsibilities of the position, the employee is
required to talk and hear: required to sit, to stand, walk, reach with arms and
hands, climb or balance, stoop.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Fire Inspector - Fire Rescue
The County of Volusia is seeking a Fire Safety Inspector for the Fire Rescue Division. This position is located in DeLand, Florida and will be responsible for technical work which includes plans review, inspection of structures (new and existing) for compliance with County building and fire prevention codes and regulations. Candidate will be responsible for conducting fire protection training and enforcement of on-site fire tests and inspections, investigation of all fires for cause and origin, conduct fire prevention and public education activities. Researching applicable state statutes and county ordinances, establishing schedules for inspections, conducting re-inspections and maintaining and preparing periodic reports is an essential part of this job.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Inspects new and alterations/renovations of existing building construction, and current occupancies as required, fire alarm systems, underground fire main piping, sprinkler systems and standpipes, and verifies that water supplies meet code compliance.
Ensures fire safety equipment is installed and maintained properly and that firefighting, fire protection, and all other life safety requirements are fulfilled in accordance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code, Florida Administrative Codes, County Ordinance, and all other adopted Standards.
Applies technical knowledge in reviewing and approving construction plans, fire protection systems and building designs to ensure compliance with applicable fire protection systems, codes and regulations.
Documents violations and orders corrections in writing.
Regularly keeps Fire Chief informed on the status of inspections, permits and/or violations to include any concerns or issues.
Approves and issues permits in compliance with applicable codes, ordinances and laws.
Interacts with other federal, state and local fire and law enforcement agencies.
Attends and provides technical information and testimony as needed at Appeals Board, Code Enforcement Board and other hearings.
Enforces all state fire safety statutes and all fire safety provisions of the Florida Administrative Code and any and all other state rules in accordance with Florida State Statute 633 and Volusia County Administrative Code.
Issues notice of violations to building/occupancy owners, management, occupants or representatives directing them to comply.
Utilizes computer software to prepare and update various reports including inspection, Code Enforcement, Appeals Board and Fire reports.
Participates in promoting fire prevention and safety education throughout the County.
Educates citizens, building owners and contractors about fire safety, codes, ordinances and standards, including the reasons for complying.
Attends continuing education programs, reads current technical literature, and keeps up to date with departmental procedures, codes, ordinances and standards.
Interprets codes, ordinances, and standards. Requests formal interpretation from agencies and subject matter experts such as the National Fire Protection Agency, the State Fire Marshal and the County Attorney.
Acts as liaison to the State Fire Marshal for fire investigative purposes and to the Fire Chief or his designee for fire code compliance during normal work schedule and/or after-hour calls.
Investigates complaints of fire safety hazards which are documented and promptly orders corrections when not in compliance.
Investigates all fires as required for cause and origin and provides expert testimony, written, and verbal, of all related evidence of an investigation for presentation in a court of law.
Responds to fire scene and/or emergency incidents as a fire inspector and liaison when required; conducts scene investigations, directing suppression personnel to assist with investigation in Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH) environments.
Performs other duties and responsibilities related to fire inspection, fire watch standby and emergency scene activities as assigned.
Works closely with other departments and divisions within Volusia County government to foster successful fire prevention and risk reduction practices.
Provides written documentation of all duties performed and maintains an up to date filing system.
Communicates effectively both in written and verbal formats, and presents safety practices and concepts to the general public of varying ages.
Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.
Responds to emergency situations.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED and two (2) years of experience in firefighting and/or fire safety inspection.
Must Possess, Maintain and Attach:
Must possess and maintain certification as a Fire Safety Inspector as issued by the Florida Division of State Fire Marshal of the Department of Insurance and Treasurer as per Florida Administrative Code, Rule Chapter 69A-39.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least three (3) years of experience as a certified fire safety inspector and (2) years as a Florida certified fire fighter, possess, maintain and attach a current certificate of compliance as a firefighter issued by the Florida Division of State Fire Marshal of the Department of Insurance and Treasurer as per Florida Administrative Code, Rule Chapter 69A-37.
NOTE: It is this organization's policy that individuals hired into special risk positions may not use any form of tobacco at any time, whether on or off duty, as a condition of employment. Candidates must be nicotine/cotinine-free by the time of pre-employment physical/drug exam, including nicotine-containing products used in tobacco replacement therapies.
Employees assigned to this position are subject to random alcohol, drug and tobacco screening.
NOTE: This position is mission essential and must be available for on call duty during emergency situations/activations.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of fire safety laws, rules, and regulations and the Florida Fire Prevention Code.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of fire safety and of inspection techniques.
Able to read and interpret plans to assure that proper fire safety requirements are being incorporated into new buildings.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of structural and wild land firefighting techniques and procedures.
Able to recognize and define fire hazards and to recommend effective remedial measures.
Able to conduct harmonious discussions with property owners and the general public, and to persuade them toward desired courses of action.
Able to communicate and express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Able to keep records, prepare and submit reports, and provide expert testimony in a court of law.
Knowledge of modern emergency medical service, firefighting and fire prevention management, and supervisory practices and procedures.
Knowledge of potential hazards within the Fire Rescue Dependent Tax District.
Knowledge of fire safety codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of County grading schedule of building and electrical codes.
Able to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
Able to exercise sound judgment, promote harmony, and cooperation.
Able to prepare detailed analytical reports.
Able to schedule training activities.
Able to deal with the media and public.
Skilled in Information Management and Analysis.
Able to work in stressful situations.
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Physical Demands: Heavy to very heavy work. Visual acuity (color, depth perception, peripheral vision), hear, talk, smell; lift, carry, pull, push, and/or drag a minimum of 165 pounds; stand, climb, crouch, balance, handle, finger dexterity, walk, crawl, kneel, reach.
Environmental Demands: Both inside and outside work. Potential hazardous work conditions. Ability to tolerate heat, inclement weather (rain, cold, humidity), water, odors, dust, poor ventilation, fumes, toxic fumes.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional, technical and scientific journals, manuals and procedures; safety instructions; maps, mechanical drawings and blueprints; memos, letters, policies, and reports. Ability to perform shop math and general mathematical functions. Ability to write business letters, speeches, summaries and reports. Ability to speak clearly and concisely relaying information, data and details to layman; conversant in theory and practices of discipline; public/extemporaneous speaking.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Fire Fighter II (Part-Time)
Title: Fire Fighter II (Part-Time)Department:
FireReports To: Fire CaptainStatus: Part-Time, Non-Exempt (Hourly)Wage: $13.00 - $15.93 per hour DOEClose Date: April 22, 2019Please upload copies of required certifications
This is a Part-Time hourly position performing duties as assigned and responding to emergency medical and fire incidents as part of the Syracuse Fire Department Emergency Services Program. This position also includes but is not limited to: * Assisting in educating and training the public in fire and medical programs designed for community awareness. * Attending training to achieve and maintain all necessary certifications and skills to accomplish assigned duties. * Working closely with other firefighting personnel to accomplish common goals and objectives outlined by the Fire Department.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of: EMS and resuscitation techniques and their application; technical and administrative principles and practices, methods and techniques of fire suppression, prevention programs and emergency medical services; Operation, maintenance and uses of modern firefighting equipment; Local and national Building Fire Codes and the City's demographics. * Skilled in: Operation of the applicable tools and equipment; Working under stress and using good judgment in emergency situations. * Ability to: Present various options and approaches to problem identification and resolution; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; analyze situations and adopt a reasonable course of action; Work irregular shift hours.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and smell. Employee will also occasionally be required to perform a variety of physically demanding maneuvers and activities while involved in firefighting and rescue operations, including running, walking, stooping, bending, rolling, crawling, climbing, jumping, lifting, carrying, dragging, and safely operating assigned equipment and vehicles. Employee must successfully pass a medical exam and a METs test after job offer. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:The noise level is usually quiet in office settings and loud at emergency scenes. Work is performed primarily in office, vehicles and outdoor settings. Work is often performed in emergency and stressful situations. Individual is exposed to hazards associated with fighting fires and rendering emergency medical assistance including, but not limited to smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents and oils.Work can be under a variety of unfavorable conditions including harsh weather, poor or no lighting, extremes in temperatures, all types of weather conditions, electrical hazards and exposure to communicable diseases and blood-borne pathogens in body fluids.
Fire Rescue Responder
What You'll Be Doing
The Fire Services Responder is assigned to a 24 hour rotating shift schedule. This position responds to emergencies throughout Wake County and municipal jurisdictions as requested to support incident operations. The Fire Services Responder conducts fire investigations, performs code enforcement as needed, assists with administrative projects, works with other public safety agencies in pre-planning events and assists the fire training program as needed. The Fire Services Responder serves as the 24 hour on-duty liaison for County resources that may be needed during emergency incidents.
A successful candidate is someone that can easily develop and maintain ongoing and collaborative working relationships with the contracted Wake County Fire Departments, as well as, other public safety agencies. This candidate also needs a high level of problem solving and analytical skills, as well as, time management skills. This position will report directly to the Deputy Director/Fire Marshal.
Responds as needed to all significant incidents within Wake County, including municipal jurisdictions, 24 hours a day
Assist Incident Commander with various functions as needed
Determine the amount of staffing necessary to support emergency operations
Interact with local, state and federal agencies for assistance with large scale incidents including origin and cause investigations
Serve as needed in the Emergency Operations Center during major emergencies and natural disasters
Conduct fire investigations throughout Wake County and municipal jurisdictions as needed for determining the origin and cause of fires, gathering witness statements and conducting interviews, photographing and sketching the fire scene, preparing technical reports, collecting evidence for lab analysis, testifying in court and working collaboratively with other agencies for case completion
Provide support in planning, organizing and managing daily shift operations for efficiency and effectiveness
Assist with fire tax district related activities to include attending Fire Commission meetings as requested, logistical support and the distribution of related documents and equipment
Manage National Fire Incident Reporting data collection, including the electronic import of data from fire departments and submission to NC Office of State Fire Marshal
Serve as divisional safety officer for OSHA related compliance
Conduct staff fit testing for respirator use
Manage departmental audit and review program for all investigation/response reports to ensure completeness and accuracy
Responsible for the Hazardous Materials response billing program to include coordinating with the Wake County Finance Department for generating billing statements
Review annexation notices from municipalities and maintain an up to date database to determine impact on fire protection
Periodically conduct emergency response related training to various public safety agencies
Conduct fire code compliance inspections as needed during and after business hours including periodic checks, re-inspections, permit issuance and response to complains
A successful candidate will:
Perform fire origin and cause investigations and other emergency response related duties
Serve as a subject matter expert and a liaison for County resources that may be needed during fire and Emergency Management operations
Provide administrative and technical assistance, enforcement of the North Carolina Fire Prevention Education
Respond to various fire and emergency scenes throughout the County
Perform on site inspections of new and existing regulated facilities as required by the NC Fire
Prevention Code and by NC General Statues
Conduct plan review and inspection of all regulated occupancies
Assist the Training Division with various training events as needed
Attend mandatory training sessions to maintain required State certifications
Serve as staff liaison and work within the County Emergency Operations Center
Issue special function permits that include: blasting operations, UGST removals, tents/air-supported structures, public firework displays, etc.
Assist with logistics dealing with County boards and commissions as needed
Assist with Fire Commission related duties
Serve on committees as requested
Develop and maintain ongoing and collaborative working relationships with the contracted Wake County Fire Departments as well as other public safety agencies
Perform high level problem solving and analytical duties that require excellent time management skills
Perform other duties as requested
NOTE: This is a 24-hour rotating shift position and is expected to work 212 hours in a 28 day pay cycle. This is based on an average of 56 hours per week and 2912 hours per year.
About Our Team
The function of the Fire Services Department are carried out by a small group of diverse, innovative and dedicated staff. The nationally recognized success of this small group lies in their constant drive to work efficiently and protect all of Wake County's citizens. Each staff member participates in every program so that all of the staff are trained in multiple functions. In addition, through a strong commitment to service excellence, the group is dedicated to providing high quality service in every part of their position with the team.
The Basics (Required Education and Experience) Associate's degree in Fire Prevention, Fire Science or related field. Five years of experience in Fire Service. A valid driver's license and a "safe" driving record required. NC Fire Inspector Level III Standard Certificate. Candidates will be considered for employment with a NC Fire Inspector Level II Standard or the ability to pre-qualify for a Level III Certificate (standard or probationary) through the NC Code Qualifications Board, but must obtain a Fire Inspector Level III Standard Certificate on a timeline as defined during the hiring process. NC FIT or IAAI Certification and must obtain a NC or IAAI Certified Fire Investigator Certification within one year of employment. Hazardous Materials Operations Level I. Completion of NFPA-1582 Health Assessment as a Fire Investigator.
NOTE: This position submits to pre-employment drug testing.
Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)
- North Carolina Certified Firefighter and Fire Instructor Certification
- NIMS 700, 800, 100 & 200, Blood borne Pathogens
How Will We Know You're 'The One'?
Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative solutions
Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals either verbally or in writing
Ability to observe, monitor, record, collect and analyze statistical and research data to assess accuracy, validity, and integrity
Ability to interpret and evaluate results and create reports and/or presentations
Knowledge of and ability to use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions and/or reaching conclusions
Ability to take action consistent with available facts, constraints and anticipated consequences
Knowledge of appropriate data collection policy and procedures, filing systems, data management systems and programs
Ability to review, compile and analyze information to prepare reports
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with others in order to encourage and support communication and teamwork
Ability to build and maintain ongoing, collaborative, working relationships with coworkers to achieve the goals of the work unit
Ability to confer with others to reach resolution
Ability to explore alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties
Knowledge of regulations and standards as it relates to fire service delivery including NFPA, OSHA, NCRRS, UL, NC General Statues, etc.
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with various public safety agencies and respond to identified needs
Ability to deal with others in difficult and complex situations to achieve resolution
Ability to use appropriate interpersonal skills and methods to reduce tension, resolve conflict and guide individual or groups to accomplish work
About This Position
Location: John H. Baker, Jr. Public Safety Center Raleigh, NC 27601
Employment Type: Regular
Work Schedule: 7:00am - 7:00am Rotating 24 hour shifts
Hiring Range: $14.92 - $20.14 Based on an avg 2912 schedule
Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on
What Makes Wake Great
Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state, with approximately 1,000,000 residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the County allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.3 billion, employs approximately 4,200 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award-winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package.
Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Position may require a background check that may include: criminal, credit, motor vehicle, education, and sexual offender registry or others based on job requirements. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Emergency Medical Technician - Fire Department
An Emergency Medical Technician provides emergency medical treatment at the scene of an accident or illness by analyzing and taking command of patient care with full responsibility for the patient until the patient is transported to a medical facility and is relieved into the care of proper medical staff. Work of this class involves leading other fire and Emergency Medical Services employees but does not involve full supervisory duties or responsibilities.
Incumbents receive supervision from an Advanced Life Support Provider or an Emergency Medical Services Officer and medical direction from an online physician. Employees in this class may work rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Work is performed at the scene of medical emergencies, major traffic, and other accidents, natural and man-made disasters where there is exposure to hazardous situations and emotionally traumatic events. Work requires strenuous physical activity such as lifting, climbing, and bending.
All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The license, training, and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity.
It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for the position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.
On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:
EDUCATION: Have graduated from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate on or before the date of the structured interview. Candidates for positions in this class must be 18 years of age and a United States Citizen or a Resident Alien at the time of application.
Current Basic Life Support Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or equivalent from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians;
Current Certification as a Maryland Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or equivalent, from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).
(Copy of the certification must be attached to the application in order to meet the minimum qualification)
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND CERTIFICATIONS:
1.A valid Maryland Class C Non-Commercial driver's license or an equivalent license, and eligible to obtain a Baltimore City's driver's permit.
2.Current Basic Life Support Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or equivalent from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians;
Current Certification as a Maryland Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or equivalent, from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).
NOTES (EQUIVALENCIES): NOT APPLICABLE.
NOTE: During the initial training period at the Fire Academy EMT's must obtain and maintain the following:
a. Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board Firefighter I certification.
b. Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board Responders to Hazardous Material Operations certification.
NOTE: Candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information and to submit and pass drug and alcohol tests.
NOTE: Candidates who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to obtain Maryland licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician from the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) on or before the completion of the Fire Academy. Employee's employment may be subject to termination if they are unable to obtain this license from the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).
NOTE: EMT's must complete an American Heart Association's (AHA) CPR for the Healthcare Provider course.
NOTE: EMT's must successfully complete a Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) Emergency Vehicle Operator Course, (EVOC) and Defensive Driving Course or an equivalent course acceptable to the Office of Risk Management and the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles.
NOTE: Employees of the Baltimore City Fire Department must hold and maintain licenses and certifications in all of the above as a condition of employment. Employees must successfully complete any additional educational courses and skills competency evaluations required by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), Maryland Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI) and/or Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD). In the event of changes in the standards, certifications or licensure requirements in any of the above, the employee is required to maintain the equivalent certification or licensure to continue employment with the Baltimore City Fire Department.
NOTE: Failure to pass any of the Baltimore City Training Academy's Training Modules, or failure to obtain any required license or certification, by the end of the initial training period will result in termination of employment with the Baltimore City Fire Department.
NOTE: Candidates for positions in this class hired after January 1, 2016, are required to meet Baltimore City Fire Department physical performance standards as measured by periodic physical performance tests upon appointment and throughout their length of service in the Baltimore City Fire Department or be subject to termination.
NOTE: Candidates for positions in this class hired after January 1, 2010, must meet National Fire Protection Associate (NFPA) Standard 1582, including being tobacco-free on duty, upon appointment and throughout their length of service in the Baltimore City Fire Department or be subject to termination.
Senior Fire Code Compliance Officer
Nature of Position
Effective March 31, 2019, the hourly salary is $37.65 - $52.98,
or annual salary $70,480.80 - $99,178.56.
This position works a 4 day, 36 hours full-time work schedule
and offers a generous benefit package!
ABOUT THE CITY
Known as the "City of Homes and Beaches", Alameda (pop. 75,126) is a 10.6 square mile urban island city located in the middle of beautiful San Francisco Bay. With easy access to all of the amenities of the Bay Area, Alameda is seven miles east of San Francisco and less than one west of Oakland, just a short drive north of the Oakland International Airport.
The City of Alameda's mission is to support the maintenance of a community where people can live,work, and play in a sustainable urban environment that is safe, vibrant, and esthetically pleasing. Alameda is committed to the organizational core values of innovation, integrity, professionalism, flexibility, and responsiveness. The City provides a broad range of services including fire protection and services through the Alameda Fire Department.
ABOUT THE ALAMEDA FIRE DEPARTMENT
The City of Alameda Fire Department is an organization of 111 dedicated, community service-oriented people who serve Alameda residents and visitors by responding to all emergencies and hazards with the exception of those that are the responsibility of law enforcement. Our services include fire suppression, advanced life support, including ambulance transport services; fire prevention, and investigative services; community disaster preparedness, including Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT); hazardous materials response and mitigation; confined space rescue services and water rescue. We provide these services through Administration, Operations, Emergency Medical Services, Training, Disaster Preparedness, and Fire Prevention Services Divisions, and four strategically located fire stations with a minimum of 25 people on duty daily.
The Fire Prevention Services Division of the Alameda Fire Department provides fire and life safety consultation on new construction projects and reviews plans for fire protection systems on construction projects to ensure compliance with all City and State fire codes. Staff conducts inspections of buildings and facilities to ensure public safety. The program regulates the use and storage of hazardous materials, as well as provides community outreach and education in fire safety and prevention to residents and businesses.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Alameda Fire Department is seeking a highly organized Senior Fire Code Compliance Officer to serve under the general direction of a Fire Captain and oversee and perform fire code compliance work involving field investigations, observations and resolution of alleged or apparent violations, including investigating and documenting violations; performs preliminary and final fire plan check reviews; represents the City at various hearings and events, as well as working actively with the public and City staff to resolve fire code compliance issues and promote community awareness; performs other related work as required.
Examples of Duties
Coordinates, reviews, schedules and performs work related to Fire code compliance including implementing and enforcing the City's fire code compliance program.
Receives, records, investigates and responds to reported violations of various fire codes, laws, rules, and regulations; gathers and evaluates related information and determines course of action.
Conducts inspections, field studies, tests, and investigations; issues citations; prepares and presents fire code violation cases.
Participates in court actions involving fire code violations; collects evidence, prepares court exhibits, and testifies in court.
Coordinates activities and works collaboratively with City departments and other regulatory agencies.
Recommends appropriate disposition of outstanding cases.
Ensures adherence to and application of established safe work practices and procedures.
Provides information to the public regarding fire codes, laws, ordinances and regulations; serves as liaison to various community groups, property owners, businesses and professional organizations; prepares and makes various public education presentations; attends various meetings, seminars and classes; investigates and resolves complaints.
Prepares reports, recommendations, correspondence, compliance agreements, and other information and documents; recommends revisions to fire codes, policies and procedures.
Organizes and maintains various records and files including specialized computer applications.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of applicable codes, laws, rules and regulations, and methods and practices related to fire code enforcement.
Oversees the work of and provides lead direction and training to assigned staff.
Possession of the employment standards does not assure advancement to the Examination or placement on the Eligible List. This is a competitive examination where a candidate's performance in the Examination will be judged in comparison with the core competencies required of the job.
To be considered, applicants should possess a combination of education and experience necessary to provide the required knowledge and abilities for the position. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in business or public administration, code enforcement, fire prevention, fire science, or related area. Desirable qualifications would include certifications from the Cal-Fire Office of the State Fire Marshal in Fire Inspector 1A, 1B, and 1C.
Four years of progressively responsible journey level fire code compliance and plan checking experience.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of fire code enforcement; construction practices and materials; applicable federal, state and local fire codes, laws and regulations; residential, business, health, safety and welfare investigation techniques; modern office practice methods and equipment, including computers and designated software; safe work practices and procedures.
Ability to: effectively oversee, schedule and perform assigned fire code compliance work; organize and implement a comprehensive fire code enforcement program; interpret, apply and explain codes, ordinances, laws and regulations; read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings, fire flow calculations and diagrams; conduct inspections and investigations and perform related administrative and field functions, including identification, collection, preparation and presentation of evidence; ascertain facts, apply appropriate codes, ordinances, laws and regulations; respond to, investigate, document and resolve inquiries, complaints and requests for service in a fair, tactful and firm manner; perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; maintain and utilize designated specialized computer software and operating systems; establish, organize and maintain accurate records and recordkeeping systems; interpret and analyze information, draw valid conclusions and project consequences; maintain level of knowledge and certification required for satisfactory job performance; communicate effectively; act with resourcefulness, courtesy and initiative; establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; and oversee the work of and provide lead direction and training to assigned staff.
Willingness and/or ability to work varying shifts, including nights, holidays and weekends; work on an on-call basis; work irregular duty assignments; may wear a uniform; successfully pass a background investigation; work alone; attend educational sessions as required; travel out of town for one day or more.
Possession of a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record at time of appointment is required as a condition of initial and continued employment only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than the employee's ability to get to/from various work locations in a timely manner, is necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
Possession of valid California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification, Penal Code Section 832, Laws of Arrest without Firearms, or the equivalent.
Possession of valid International Code Council Fire Inspector certification, or the equivalent.
Possession of or the ability to obtain within one year of appointment, International Code Council Fire Plans Examiner Certification; or equivalent certification as recognized by the City.
The examination process may include an application and supplemental questionnaire evaluation, a written exam, a performance exam, and/or an oral interview. The examination process may test for, but is not limited to, the essential knowledge and abilities listed in the job specification and announcement and will be designed to provide a comprehensive review of each candidate's technical knowledge and overall suitability for the position. Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and location of examinations.
Candidates passing all components of the examination process will be placed on an Eligible List. A list of names is certified to the department(s) having vacancies based on the type of examination conducted pursuant to the provision of the City's Civil Service Rules.
Final selection will be made from the Eligible List by the Department Head subject to approval by the City Manager. The Department Head may utilize additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision. Placement on an Eligible List does not guarantee employment.
Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted which may include a credit check and background. The selection process may be evaluated and revised based on the number of qualified applicants. Federal law requires that prior to employment, you must furnish proof of your identity and eligibility for employment in the United States, as required the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE CREDIT: A job applicant qualifies as a veteran if honorably discharged from active military, reservist, or National Guard duty of at least 18 consecutive months within the past five (5) years of the date of application.
In case of discharge attributable to service-connected injuries or illnesses, the 18 months active duty requirement need not be fulfilled. An applicant claiming veteran's preference credit must attach to their application, a legible copy of their DD-214 verifying the type of discharge and date(s) of active service. NO OTHER DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Alameda encourages minorities, women and the disabled to apply.
It is the City's policy that all aspects of employment and promotion shall be without regard to sex, marital status or disability (except where dictated by requirements of the position), race, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious creed, color, national origin or age. Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. No individual may pose a direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself or other individuals in the workplace.
Barring undue hardship, reasonable accommodations can be made in the application and examination process for disabled individuals or for religious reasons. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made in advance to the Human Resources Department. Hearing Impaired TDD (510) 522-7538.
The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
Part Time Fire Community Risk Reduction Officer I
The mission of the Community Risk Reduction Division is "To provide and maintain a safe environment for the citizens and businesses in Anaheim through a professional balance of education, engineering, enforcement and evaluation; and by visualizing problems through the eyes of those we serve." Anaheim Fire and Rescue seeks a dynamic Part Time Fire Community Risk Reduction Officer (CRRO) I for the Community Risk Reduction Division. The CRRO will begin employment in the Life Safety Section and become qualified to also support the Hazardous Materials Section. Unique to Anaheim, the CRRO performs responsible technical level activities in the enforcement of compliance with codes, laws, regulations, and ordinances related to buildings, public assemblies, fire codes, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, and underground storage tanks.
The CRRO I is the first level classification within the Fire Community Risk Reduction Officer series and incumbents generally have limited directly related experience. Under moderate supervision and within set procedural frameworks and guidelines, employees at the I level perform the routine and less complex inspections and investigative activities related to fire code compliance and hazardous materials compliance.
When initially hired, incumbents are assigned to Life Safety Section. As experience and technical knowledge are gained, incumbents are expected to be cross-trained and have the ability to perform the duties of the Hazardous Materials Section. Essential Functions
The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Conduct life safety inspections; interpret adopted laws, regulations, and ordinances; and perform enforcement for all occupancy types.
Apply the fire codes and issue appropriate fire code permit(s).
Conduct inspections of new business licenses issued by the City for compliance with adopted fire codes.
Conduct inspections of multi-family residences.
Conduct inspections and prepare reports based on field notes; issue citations and violation notices; conduct informal hearings; gather evidence of violations and non-compliance; prepare for criminal and civil action as necessary.
Make presentations to the public, business groups, students/administrators/educational institutions, and non-profit professional organizations.
Investigate complaints and issue corrective notices as necessary.
Additional Duties Performed When Assigned to Hazardous Materials Section:
Identify locations of hazardous materials, hazardous waste generators, and onsite hazardous waste treatment units; inspect facilities for underground storage tank systems, hazardous materials/waste storage, use, and handling.
Review underground storage tank plans for compliance; inspect new underground storage tank system installations, repairs, system modifications, and closure of underground storage tanks.
Oversee testing and monitoring of underground storage tanks to ensure compliance with state laws; issue operating permits.
Respond to and investigate hazardous chemical spills; determine probable source; oversee cleanup and disposal; contact and coordinate with other agencies.
Enforce filing of hazardous materials inventory and emergency response plan, permit applications, financial responsibility, and financial assurance notifications, forms, and required documents.
Review business size and setting; determine minimum adequacy requirements; adopt standards for business plans; define reporting requirements for the release of hazardous materials.
May be required to transport and properly store small quantities of hazardous waste materials and recyclable wastes.
Conduct environmental surveys, field investigations, monitoring programs, data collections, and chemical testing; collect samples and specimens for laboratory analysis and interpret laboratory findings.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities are as follows:
Thirty (30) semester units of college coursework in fire science, environmental science, natural sciences, or a related field is desirable.
When Assigned to Hazardous Materials Section: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university or equivalent degree approved by the California Superintendent of Public Instruction under the provisions of California Education Code Section 94310(b) with major course work in biological, chemical, physical, environmental or soil science; environmental health; environmental or sanitary engineering; toxicology; industrial hygiene; or a related field.
Experience in hazardous materials management, regulation, analysis, or research; environmental research, monitoring, surveillance or enforcement; or resource recovery may be substituted for the required education on the basis of one (1) year of qualifying experience for each year of college work for up to a maximum of two (2) years. When substituting experience for education, qualifying education must include a minimum of thirty (30) semester units in natural science from an accredited college or university. A valid California Certificate Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
Experience: Based on assignment, prior experience involving fire code compliance, building and/or construction inspection, and/or hazardous materials compliance, including experience involving heavy public contact.
Knowledge of: Investigative principles and practices; English grammar and usage; methods of report writing; basic hazardous materials identification, biology and geology; and principles of environmental health.
Ability to: Learn, interpret, explain, and enforce appropriate laws, regulations, and ordinances; learn practices, procedures, and methods used in fire prevention; learn the principles and techniques of building inspection; analyze and compile technical information on code investigations and violations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and use computer and software programs.
Requirements When Assigned to Life Safety Section: A valid California driver's license and completion of California State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, or Fire Prevention 1A, 1B, 1C, are required at time of appointment. Equivalent to completion of the thirty (30) semester units of college coursework in fire science, environmental science, natural sciences, or a related field is required by the completion of probation.
As a term and condition of employment, employees in both Sections shall meet the following additional requirements and/or obtain the following certifications by the completion of probation:
P.C. 832 Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certification (powers of arrest)
International Code Council (ICC) Fire Inspector I Certification
Successfully complete forty (40) hour HAZWOPER Class
Successfully complete one hundred sixty (160) hours of Hazardous Materials Technician Certification
Successfully complete First Aid/CPR training
International Code Council California Underground Storage Tank Inspector Certification
This is a part-time position usually averaging 30 hours per week. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 5:00PM.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.
The selection process may consist of a minimum of skills examination and oral interview.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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