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Fire Lookout (Forestry Technician)
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
Positions may require a valid state driver's license.
You must pass a physical exam prior to appointment.
You must be 18 years of age or older prior to appointment.
These positions have no promotion potential.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: You must pass a physical exam prior to appointment.
NPS REQUIRES MANDATORY DRUG TESTING WITH FAVORABLE RESULTS PRIOR TO REPORTING FOR WORK. The drug test will be provided at Government direction and expense. Once hired, employees are also subject to random drug testing during employment. This is in accordance with Executive Order 12564 and under the Department's Drug Free Workplace Program.
To qualify for a GS-04, you must meet at least one of the following:
- 6 months of general work experience, which can be any work experience AND 6 months of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-03 level duties. Examples of specialized work experience include on-the-line wildland fire experience or work as a wildland fire lookout. OR
- 2 years of education above the high school level which included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of the following courses: forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine biology and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 3 semester hours of mathematics is creditable toward this requirement; OR
- an equivalent combination of the education and experience specified above.
For more information regarding basic qualifications and combining education and experience click here.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: These positions are subject to a pre-employment background investigation. If applicable, the appointment will be subject to successful completion of the background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to satisfy the background check will result in cancellation of offer of employment or may be grounds for termination.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated by reviewing your on-line resume and your responses to the User Information, Core Questions, and Vacancy Questions, and if applicable your transcripts and other required documentation. ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME AND WILL BE VERIFIED. IF THEY ARE NOT SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME, YOU MAY BE RATED UNQUALIFIED.
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Background checks and security clearance
Youth Services Specialist I - Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center
This position is open only to Colorado state residents.
Physical Job location:
2901 Ford Street
Golden, CO 80401
About the Division of Youth Services: The Division of Youth Services (DYS) provides a continuum of residential and non-residential services that encompass juvenile detention, assessment, commitment and parole. DYS is the agency statutorily mandated to provide for the care and supervision of youth committed by the District Court to the custody of the Colorado Department of Human Services. The Division operates ten secure facilities that serve youth between the ages of 10 and 21, who are pre-adjudicated, sentenced, or committed. For pre-adjudicated youth, the Division is also responsible for the management and oversight of Senate Bill 91-94; a State-funded, locally administered program that provides services to youth at risk of further progressing into the juvenile justice system. In addition to residential programming, the Division administers juvenile parole services throughout the State.
Division of Youth Services Vision: Achieving youth success and safer Colorado communities.
Division of Youth Services Mission: It is the mission of the Division of Youth Services to protect, restore and improve public safety utilizing a continuum of care that provides effective supervision, promotes accountability to victims and communities, and helps youth lead constructive lives through positive development.
We invite you to explore the DYS website and learn about the services provided to youth, families, and local communities in the State of Colorado at: www.colorado.gov/cdhs/dys
Description of Job
Reminder: This job announcement will serve as an application pool for available positions that may exist or may exist in the future.
Summary of These Positions:
Positions sustain a therapeutic milieu within our programs for youth who are held in both a short and long term secure programs while utilizing sound practices to ensure safety and security of the environment.
These positions not only provide safety and security, but also incorporate behavioral-based care and treatment to clients. These direct care positions:
Coach and mentor youth within the context of each facility's behavior management program
Role model for the youth we serve
Engage families/natural supports as they interface within our communities
Adhere to the DYS 5 Core Values, 5 Key Strategies, and the Seven Commitments
Actively support DYS initiatives
Utilize Motivational Interviewing and Verbal Defense and Influence to de-escalate youth
Adhere to the behavior management framework and individual components of each facility
Supervise pre-adjudicated and adjudicated youth in a secure setting
Enforce the established DYS rules, policies, procedures, and normative culture within the facility
Manage the adherence to daily structured programming and leisure activities
Orient youth about the facility rules and routines
Document observations and incidents that occur on the living units
Intervene in potentially volatile situations
Monitor movement of youth within the unit
Escort or transport youth to appointments and activities
Conduct searches of individuals and rooms for contraband items and the security of doors, windows, and grounds
Intervene in an individualized manner based on youth's behavior, mental health, and educational needs
Facilitate all agency groups as trained with integrity to include psychosocial groups, Red and Green Flag Meetings, Community Meetings, and other group processes that facilitate a safe environment
Provide supervision and support of community transition/reintegration opportunities for youth
Support the creation of a trauma responsive environment through seeking to understand what these youth have experienced
Provide immediate intervention in individual and group crisis situations.
Use appropriate physical force when necessary and administer appropriate discipline
Document and initially assess youth for suicidal, medical, escape risk, special needs, and room restrictions
Monitor potentially suicidal youth
Supervise daily and weekly cleanup of the living units and facility
Supervise daily hygiene routine and appropriate distribution of linen/clothing for each youth
Oversee the laundry needs such as the distribution of laundry to the living units, laundering youth's personal clothing, and the restocking of linen needs for the living units
Complete Suicide Assessment, admissions forms on new residents, maintenance requests, and nurse referrals when indicated or needed
Utilize computer software to document incident reports when required and conduct disciplinary hearings as assigned
Document observations, room restrictions, and use of restraints, room assignments, pod rosters, and level information prior to the conclusion of a shift
Attend mandatory training such as CPR, Youth and Staff Safety, crisis intervention, contraband detection and control, use of restraints, youth and room search procedures, communication skills, escape and emergency plans, fire and safety, gang issues, Restorative Community Justice, and report writing
Facilitate 1:1 sessions with youth on your caseload to support them in the change process
Utilize Restorative Community Justice training to interact with youth to help develop the understanding of consequences of their actions
Evaluate a possible crisis in a timely manner taking into consideration the physical and mental well-being of all youth and staff
Ensure adherence to the Juvenile Prison Rape Elimination Standards
Understand the signs of a youth who has been sexually victimized and follow all reporting procedures
Ensure reporting of child abuse per DYS mandatory reporting policy
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
- PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT AND FOLLOW ALL OF THE INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE APPLICATION. YOU MUST PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION TO BE GIVEN CREDIT FOR IT. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS ON TIMELINES TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION - ALL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE UPLOADED - THIS IS THE FIRST EVALUATION IN THE SELECTION PROCESS*
In order to be considered for this position please click on the link below to download the form, fill it out, then upload it to your application.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification for the position. If it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications, your application will also be used as part of the examination process. You should ensure that your application specifically addresses the requirements as listed in the minimum and preferred qualifications, as well as the job duties and the highly desired competencies. Take the time to adequately address your specialized experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position.
Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or General Education Diploma, (GED).
These positions are not sedentary positions. Employees are typically on their feet during the entire shift. Youth living quarters are located on multiple levels and employees must frequently climb stairs in the performance of job duties. Please take into account your physical ability in relation to the essential job duties when applying for the CYSO I classification.
Employees must also be willing and able to physically restrain youth if necessary.
College education in corrections or a behavioral health related field.
Successful candidates will behave professionally and have / maintain strong personal and professional boundaries.
In addition, our preferred candidates will also have the following qualifications:
Experience working with adjudicated and/or detained youth within a secure facility and/or a behavioral health setting; Experience utilizing Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques
Highly Desirable Competencies:
Knowledgeable of Colorado's Division of Youth Corrections (DYS), Mission, Vision, Seven Commitments, and Organization goals and to align behavior in accordance with DYS's needs, priorities and goals
Ability to accurately observe and report pertinent details in a variety of situations involving youth, staff or visitors
Experience working with a mental health population
Experience facilitating groups
Experience in participating as a Multidisciplinary Team member (MDT)
Ability to serve as a role model to vulnerable youth
Belief that youth and families are engaged in a change process and we are there to assist and support
Ability to work with resistive youth and families and assist them in moving forward
Ability to be seen as a resource for youth and families
Ability to assist and support youth in achieving treatment plan outcomes
Ability to interact with youth and to identify deviations from acceptable behavior
Ability to accurately evaluate information/situations and objectively apply good judgment in dealing with people
Ability to recognize emergency/dangerous situations, physically respond to protect self and others, and restrain youth as required
Ability to understand and implement principles of long-term behavior change
Ability to maintain accurate written and electronic records, including activity logs and entries in the offender electronic data system
Ability to adapt to technological change in order to operate new equipment such as electronic doors and gates, cameras, data system, etc
Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor, even under provocation
Ability to apply only the force necessary to control the situation
Ability to interact effectively and ethically with offenders to role-model appropriate behavior
Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of co-workers, youth, and the general public to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner
Ability to demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to detail
Ability to make decisions and problem-solve with minimal supervision while working within policy guidelines and under stressful situations
Ability to respond appropriately to supervision
Ability to encourage and facilitate cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity
Ability to foster commitment and team spirit
Ability to express information to individuals or groups effectively, and consider the audience and nature of the information
Ability to listen to others and responds appropriately
Oral and written communication skills
Exhibits honesty and integrity
Refrains from theft-related, dishonest or unethical behavior
Ability to demonstrate initiative, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently
Ability to demonstrate exemplary work attendance history
Additional Special Entry Requirements
Employees are required to work shift hours. This includes evening, night, weekend and holidays. Day shift work is not usually available.
As a YSSI, your position is considered essential and you may be required to report to work during inclement weather.
Conditions of Employment:
Be a minimum of 21 years of age, with no felony convictions or history of domestic violence
Possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado driver's license
Pass CBI and FBI background investigations, as well as a drug screen
as a condition of employment
Included in the background investigation is a current/previous employer check. Your current and previous employers within the last 10 years must be listed on your application even if the job duties are unrelated to Correctional Youth Security Officer I position. Incomplete employer information (address, phone, supervisor name) or omission of former employers may result in application disqualification
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
After submitting an application, you should receive an immediate email acknowledging your submission. If you do not get the email, please check to ensure you have actually submitted the application and typed the correct email address on the application.
Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via email. You may receive email notifications from a Colorado Department of Human Services employee or from this email address firstname.lastname@example.org It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email; if you do not receive correspondence soon after the closing date, please contact the "Department Contact" listed in this announcement.
The Assessment Process:
Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted through a comparative analysis. The comparative analysis for this position will include a review of your application material and your responses to any supplemental questions. Applications and responses will be reviewed by a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assess and rank applicants in order to establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for final consideration.
Be sure the "Work Experience" section of your application is complete and specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, and accomplishments as they relate to the Description of the Job, Minimum Qualifications, Required Competencies and Preferred Qualifications as listed above. Resumes and "see resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of the "Work Experience" section of the application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the closing date may result in your application not being accepted and/or may affect your score, rank or inclusion in the final pool of eligible applicants.
SCHEDULED DATES OF POSSIBLE APPLICANT ASSESSMENTS (I.E., EXAMS, ORAL BOARDS, WRITTEN EXAMS) OR INTERVIEWS WILL NOT BE MADE UP. IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW AT THE APPOINTED DATE/TIME, MAKE-UPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
Note: Transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements are required to apply and participate in the selection process.
Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were terminated for disciplinary reasons, or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose the information on your application and may not be eligible for employment at CDHS.
~THE STATE OF COLORADO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER~
Assistant Store Manager Mount Lookout West Virginia
General Summary :
As a Family Dollar Assistant Store Manager you will responsible for providing exceptional service to our customers. A key priority includes assisting the Store Manager in the daily operation of the store. Under the direction of the Store Manager, you will also be responsible for maintaining inventories, store appearance and completing daily paperwork.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities :
Greets and assists customers in a positive, approachable manner. Answers questions and resolves customer inquiries and concerns.
Maintains a presence in the store by providing excellent customer service.
Ensures a clean, well-stocked store for customers.
At the direction of the Store Manager, supervises, trains, and develops Store Team Members on Family Dollar operating practices and procedures.
Assists in unloading all merchandise from delivery truck, organizes merchandise, and transfers merchandise from stockroom to store.
Assists Store Manager in ordering merchandise and record keeping to include payroll, scheduling and cash register deposits and receipts.
Supports Store Manager in loss prevention efforts.
Assumes certain management responsibilities in absence of Store Manager.
Follows all Company policies and procedures.
Education : Prefer completion of high school or equivalent. Ability to read, interpret and explain to others operational directives (e.g., merchandise schematics, etc).
Experience : Prefer store management experience in retail, grocery, or drug store environments.
Ability to regularly lift up to 40 lbs. (and occasionally, up to 55 lbs.) from floor level to above shoulder height; must be able to meet demands of frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, pushing, pulling, and repetitive lifting, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Availability : Ability to work flexible, full-time schedule to include days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Skills & Competencies: Customer Focus, Developing Potential, Results Driven, Strong Organizational Skills, Communication Skills, Problem Solving/Decision Making, Job Knowledge and Relationship Management.
Groundskeeper- Lookout Mountain
The Lookout Mountain Golf Course, located at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort is hiring a Landscaper for their Golf Course
You will be working Friday-Tuesday during the Day
Season Shifts 5:00am-1:30pm
Off Season Shifts: 7:00am - 3:30pm
Great Benefits, Paid Time Off, Discounted Meals, and Discounted Hotel Stays!
Hilton is ranked by Fortune Magazine as the 26th Best Place to Work in the United States! What are you waiting for? Please read the information below, submit your application, and come join the Hilton family!
What will I be doing?
As a Landscaper:
Weed Eating & Mowing the grounds
Repairing and ranking granite areas
Moving dirt and sand to the bunker areas
Driving around a golf cart around the Golf course and checking and maintaining the grounds
Planting flowers, bushes, trees and trimming the landscaped areas
Possible in assisting with repairing irrigation systems and gaining further knowledge in the landscaping areas as needed
Assisting with other duties as requested
Key Words: Groundskeeper, Landscaping, golf course, maintenance, customer service, hospitality, Landscaper
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
Fire Suppression Technician - (Pre-Engineered Fire Suppression Systems Installation)
LVC Companies, Inc. continues to grow and is currently looking for a full time Special Hazard Fire Suppression Technician for the installation, inspection, maintenance, repair and service of pre-engineered fire suppression systems distributed by LVC Companies in Hibbing, MN.
We are the area's leading fire protection and systems integration company. LVC has a polished and dedicated team of employees that work hard for a great product and excellent service. Our company culture is described as professional, a team atmosphere and friendly. Join our amazing team!
Primary Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Installation of mechanical piping and components.
Operation of mechanical and electrical equipment to ensure system performance.
Plan and initiate projects.
Install and service of mechanical and electronic fire systems.
Install pathways and spaces for installation of mechanical piping and low voltage wiring.
layout, install and verify operation of mechanical and electrical fire suppression systems.
Install, test, certify and troubleshoot of fire suppression systems.
Meet all installation deadlines.
Install, terminate and test wires and cables, both copper and fiber-optic.
Prefabricate fire systems for field installation.
Responsible for accurate tracking on time sheets, service/installation tickets and inventory items.
Full compliance with company's and customer's safety program.
Ability to maintain or acquire local licenses and/or required certifications.
Other duties as required or assigned by company management.
High School Degree or equivalent
Strong mechanical aptitude, and understanding and use of tools.
Strong understanding of electronic components and circuitry
Strong communication skills
Maintains a high level of professional conduct
- Previous experience in this industry
- A working knowledge of fire protection and low voltage systems.
- LVC, Inc offers a competitive wage with excellent benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability plans, a paid life insurance plan. Also paid holidays, paid time-off and an optional FLEX Health Spending Plan.
LVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC
Fire Inspector I(Current Fire Rescue Employees Only)
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR CURRENT HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FIRE RESCUE EMPLOYEES ONLY
WHY JOIN US
Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.
WHY WE EXIST
Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Firefighter's Certificate of Compliance; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Municipal Fire Safety Inspector Certification; and
Possession of a valid State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Working knowledge of fire prevention laws, codes and ordinances.
Working knowledge of fire fighting principles and practices and fire prevention inspection techniques.
Working knowledge of building materials, construction practices and mechanical systems related to fire prevention, fire suppression and the safeguarding of lives and property from fire.
Ability to enforce fire prevention codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to communicate effectively orally, non-verbally, and in writing.
Ability to maintain combat firefighter readiness status.
Ability to use a computer and related software.
Ability to lift and carry weights up to 90 pounds.
Willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
Willingness to work rotating shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Conducts fire prevention inspections, evaluates existing and potential fire hazards, and enforces compliance with applicable fire codes and statutes.
Informs property owners, managers or other responsible parties of violations and explains corrections necessary to prevent or remove fire hazards.
Conducts public information programs to increase public awareness concerning fire prevention.
Maintains records of scheduled and completed assignments and documents findings.
Responds to fire alarms for fire suppression, as directed.
Performs other related duties as required.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME POSITIONS
Successfully passing the National Testing Network (NTN) administered Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) within the past 12 months or scheduled to take the CPAT within the next 14 days, subject to Department verification; and
Completion of the NTN Fire Team Test within the past 12 months or scheduled to take the NTN Fire Team Test within the next 14 days, subject to Department verification.
This requirement is waived for applicants that are either currently employed by a fire fighting agency or were actively employed by a fire fighting agency within the past twelve months.
SPECIAL PROBATIONARY NOTE
Employees assigned to this classification will serve a one year probationary period.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.
Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.
Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.
Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Hillsborough County Government 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. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.
Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.
Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. MON
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Fire Prevention Inspector - Detroit Fire Department
Under the direction of the Fire Marshal and general supervision, inspects buildings, grounds and other structures and pertinent equipment for fire safety and to ensure compliance with the City of Detroit Fire Prevention Code as well as applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations governing fire prevention methods.
Examples of Duties
Inspects residential, assembly, educational, industrial and other occupancies.
Inspects premises where hazardous materials are stored, handled, used or sold.
Inspects and witness testing of fire protection/detection systems.
Maintains records and reports on conditions found.
Inspects fire escapes and other emergency exit passages.
Provides instructions and advice to owners and occupants of buildings.
Conducts inspections including but not limited to census tract district inspections, performing inspections for fire hazards, observing condition of fire extinguishers, fire hose and sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, fire alarm systems, clearance of aisles and exits, condition of fire escapes, fire doors and exits, and arrangement of materials and equipment.
Instructs schools, churches and other groups on fire prevention methods and hazards, as required.
Conducts post fire inspections and investigations.
Assists in the gathering of evidence in cases involving violations of law.
Testifies in court, as required.
As a sworn court officer, issues misdemeanor court citations to violators of the Fire Prevention Code.
Answers telephone, assists customers and performs other routine office related duties.
Periodically and regularly works afternoon and weekend shift schedule.
Periodically works in an 'on-call' capacity requiring response to calls while off regular duty.
Issues misdemeanor court citations to violators of the Fire Prevention Code and ordinances.
Prepares written documents, such as fire inspection and incident reports, summaries for hazardous material operators, business correspondence, and drafts of Fire Prevention policies and procedures.
High School graduation or GED and preferably one year of advanced training in fire prevention engineering.
Five years of experience in the Detroit Fire Department Fire Fighting Division on active duty.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Employees in this class will be required to operate a motor vehicle; valid State of Michigan Operator license required.
- NFPA Fire Inspector I, Fire Inspector II and State Fire Inspector certification based on NFPA 1031, "Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner", within one year after achieving permanent status or promotion.
- NFPA Fire Inspector Certification / annual training and re-certification thereafter shall be required as a condition to remain in this classification.
SUBJECTS & WEIGHTS:
- Computerized Examination
- Oral Appraisal
- Evaluation of TEP - QL: Pass / Fail
Principles and chemistry of fire.
Identification of fire hazards.
Basic computer skills and common office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Managing multiple priorities.
Extensive public contact with highly independent decision-making.
The instruction and demonstration of fire and life-safety practices.
Physical and Mechanical dexterity.
Oral and written communication.
Time management and organizational skills.
Identify fire hazards.
Determine and ensure compliance with life-safety and fire prevention laws and standards.
Comprehend and interpret local and national fire and life-safety codes and standards.
Interpret plans, blueprints, specifications, shop and schematic drawings.
Prepare inspection reports.
Interact effectively with business clients and the public with tact and diplomacy.
Display initiative and resourcefulness in handling inspection problems and correcting fire hazards.
Work highly independently.
Interact and deal persuasively and effectively with the public.
Work in small cramped or tight places.
Work effectively with other Inspectors, following direction or providing mentoring as necessary.
Resolve issues with business owners and citizens through education, direction, and enforcement.
Learn fire prevention, protection, and public education material through on-the-job training and in classroom settings.
Provide a consistent, high-level of customer service.
Field work may include exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather conditions and indoor exposure to residential, commercial or industrial property in various conditions and stages of repair or construction.
Field work may also involve daily driving for long periods of time and walking, lifting, standing, bending, stooping, looking up for extended periods, climbing ladders and stairs.
Field work may require going onto rooftops, into attics and basements and expose personnel to loud and noisy conditions and environments.
Duties involve moving or lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, such as boxes of public education materials, office equipment and supplies, etc., and infrequently weighing over 75 pounds.
A review of the applicant's attendance records and work performance will be considered in the promotional process.
Persons applying must meet the position qualifications, including licensing and certifications.
Completion of an evaluation process is required.
If you have previously applied for this position, you must re-apply to be considered for this vacancy.
DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY - CLASSIFIED
"CITY OF DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES ONLY"
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.
Title Adopted: 6/28/37
Electronics Technician I - Fire Alarm, Fire Safety Systems, Electronics Tech I
Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $2,970+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-08-25-01-5332
Job Status Open
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
40 hours a week, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., possible four ten-hour days with schedule to be determined with supervisor. Some overtime, evening, and holidays possible. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.
Required Application Materials
- A Resume is required in order to apply
- A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
To provide journey level skilled work associated with building fire alarm systems.
Performs journey level skilled level work in the maintenance and operation of fire alarm systems in campus buildings. Performs both routine and preventative maintenance on detection and alarm systems.
Perform and/or assist with Fire Alarm systems inspections. Assist with fire sprinkler inspections when required. Assists with repair, replacement, upgrade and remodel of Fire Alarm systems.
Assists with Fire Alarm system commissioning. Provides timely and courteous customer service, keeps supervisors and team members up to date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met. Performs work from written or verbal instructions and in accordance with established safety procedures.
Driving university owned vehicles to job sites will be required. Generates material lists and acquires materials for efficient work. Keeps accurate records of materials used and maintains daily time reports to efficiently complete work and document details of the functions performed.
Keep accurate and up to date documentation of all systems. Support outages, coordinate and work with contractors and other entities and respond and give guidance to emergency personnel. Keep up to date on all code changes, testing procedures and product knowledge.
Performs organizing and cleaning tasks to keep work areas safe and efficient. Cleans and keeps mechanical equipment and rooms organized. Assists other shops and team members in the accomplishment of shop goals related to key performance indicators.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License.
Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Other related functions as assigned. May be required to participate in the On-Call Program.
High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience in journey level inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of fire alarm systems or electronic equipment, systems, and components.
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Must have a current driver license. Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
Excellent customer service skills. Candidate's Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for the past 36 months must be clear. This includes all states resided in for past 36 months. Candidate must provide out of state MVR(s).
Associate Degree or equivalent in related technical field. More than three years of experience in maintenance and testing of fire alarm systems.
Experience at the University of Texas or in a university setting. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment. NICET Level I certification or higher in Fire Alarm Systems or other related fields. Successful completion of the Campus Planning and Facilities Management Leader Development program.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Exposure to noise, dust on job sites, and allergens. Occasional work from ladders and scaffolds.
Lifting/moving up to 50 lbs. Push and pull. May work in confined space. May require tuberculosis screening and occasional use of a respirator.
Fire Protection Specialist
The supply chain management services are primarily focused on the bigger picture. The global supply consulting services are based on the international reach through offices and logistics consultants all over the world as well as the previous experience from global supply chain projects.
This position is responsible for the coordination, supervision and direction of Field Inspection Services to ensure compliance with Uniform Statewide Building and Fire Code. This responsibility includes inspection of elevators, structural components, mechanical equipment, electrical and plumbing systems, accessibility requirements and fire protection systems.
Specific duties include:
setting program objectives and priorities;
organizing the work, developing work programs and schedules, assigning work and providing technical expertise to a staff of inspectors;
monitoring and measuring program effectiveness;
assessing program needs; and
providing a mechanism for staff development.
Work also includes: interpreting and/or amending policy guidelines, ordinances, and regulations; modifying technologies and making innovations in construction methods and materials for future incorporation into local and state codes; investigating illegal construction projects; and representing the County in discussions and meetings with contractors, developers, citizens, professionals, and officials. The employee actively participates in technical associations in order to review, interpret and recommend approval of technical considerations which may become national building codes or code amendments.
Minimum: Related training/experience in engineering, architecture, construction management, or a closely related field, and one to three years of progressively responsible, professional level, technical planning experience in construction inspections, plans examination or a closely related field.
Development of supply chain strategies demands an understanding for the modern opportunities in the form of support systems, infrastructure and professional services that make up the prerequisites for the structures in a global logistics design. The local knowledge of the practical hands-on logistics and cultural features are required to ensure that the strategies will be possible to transform into reality.
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