Fire Marshal Job Description Sample
Fire Marshal- Longview Fire Department
Position, recruitment and testing process information
Open to internal and external applicants
Application materials (application, cover letter, and resume) must be completed along with complete responses to supplemental questions, including attachments. The recruitment is open to internal and external applicants.
The top eight applicants will be subject to additional evaluation and assessment.
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 8.3.2, all examinations shall include a review of a formal application and may also include written tests, evaluation of personal qualifications, physical or performance tests, psychological evaluation, evaluations of training and experience, interviews, other suitable evaluation of ability to perform the duties and essential functions of the job, or any combination of such tests.
Primary responsibilities are reviewing and analyzing plans for compliance with building code and fire and life safety requirements, and providing non-structural residential, commercial, and industrial plans review services; providing technical expertise and support, conducting mandated inspections, determining origin and case of fires, training Fire Department employees in the enforcement of codes and ordinances; answering questions relating to building and construction with respect to fire and life safety; assisting in the development of new or revised building, and fire and life safety codes and ordinances, and department programs.
Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties: (not a full listing)
Interpret and enforce fire codes and other applicable fire and life/safety laws and ordinances. Assists with formulation of fire/life safety policies and procedures.
Audit city ordinances pertaining to fire, life and safety to ensure compliance with regulations and standards. Review new and remodel construction plans for fire and non-structural building code compliance, and recommend changes in design, materials, and equipment. Inspect construction projects for conformance with construction plans, and fire codes and ordinances.
Conduct state imposed or other inspections of properties and businesses as required, to include high hazard properties. Attend and participate in pre-construction meetings with building owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and other agencies. Advise and make recommendations regarding use, storage, and handling of hazardous materials.
As a customer service, respond to code compliance and safety inquiries. Prepare information and publications for public dissemination. Investigate and process complaints.
Prepare and maintain records related to such matters as safety inspections, recommendations, complaints, and others. Provide status and performance reports. Prepare and present public education materials.
Perform other clerical/administrative duties to support the department's efficiency and services. Attend and participate in staff meetings. Provide input and recommendations to improve work processes.
Conduct ongoing training for fire personnel on prevention inspection practices, building construction and public education. Develop and maintain a continuing training plan for line personnel. Attend training and seminars as necessary.
Issue fire/life safety permits as appropriate for uses and/or processes that present risk to the community. Review new business license applications for potential conflicts of use or unsafe practices. Keep abreast of ordinances, rules and legal regulations changes pertaining to the trade and related subjects.
Investigate fires to determine origin and cause and manage the fire investigation program; works cooperatively with department field investigators and with law enforcement agencies in arson cases. Responds to major emergencies, investigates accidents and fire incidents and may perform incident command duties at fire scenes. Depending on skills and abilities, may assume command of the department in the absence of the Chief and perform other duties as assigned by the Fire Chief.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited university or college. A minimum five years' experience in the fire service (experience in firefighting, fire protection engineering, fire prevention, fire or building inspection, plan review, or any combination of education and experience which would provide the necessary knowledge and abilities).
An additional two years consecutive service at the rank of Company Officer, Deputy Fire Marshal, Fire Marshal or equivalent (internal applicants) or an additional three years consecutive service at the rank of Company Officer, Deputy Fire Marshal, Fire Marshal or equivalent (external applicants).
ICC Fire Inspector II Certification and ICC Fire or Building Plans Examiner Certification, or the ability to obtain both within one year from date of employment
Certified Fire Investigator desirable.
Valid motor vehicle operator's license.
Ideal Candidate Information
Knowledge of: International Fire Code, International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, and nationally recognized standards pertaining to construction and fire protection and prevention; safety requirements for the proper use, storage, and handling of hazardous materials; legal and administrative principles and techniques of the plan review process; fire protection systems, fire suppression and prevention techniques, and related fire alarm and suppression equipment; national, state and local code processes.
Ability to: Read and understand construction plans, documents, calculations, and specifications; use computer programs and operating systems which maintain Fire Department records; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with staff and customers; assess and analyze problems and take timely and effective action under stressful conditions; establish and maintain positive working relationships with the public and other city staff; work independently, set priorities, organize, and coordinate own work; work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends; continually upgrade knowledge of current code requirements.
Job Title: Fire Marshal
Reports To: Fire Chief
Status: Full-Time, Exempt (Salary)
Wage Scale: $65,333-$92,248 DOE
Close Date: June 27, 2019
This position is responsible for overseeing the fire prevention division and also for performing a variety of professional, administrative and managerial duties in relation to fire prevention and public education, technical community risk reduction, fire investigation, plans reviews, site inspections, and other duties as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Fire and Life Safety inspections;
Study, analyze, and interpret fire prevention codes, laws, and ordinances;
Grant research and preparation;
Organize and teach public education awareness for fire safety;
Maintain a productive working environment which include, but is not limited to, a spirit of cooperation with co-workers, peers and the public;
Other duties as assigned by the Fire Chief;
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of fire prevention, investigation, and inspection techniques; Fire tactics and suppression techniques; Building materials, construction practices, and related mechanical systems; Fire prevention laws, codes, and ordinances; Local and National Building and Fire Codes.
Skilled in customer service; Working under stress and using good judgement in emergency situations.
Ability to read and interpret mechanical and building construction plans and specifications; Enforce fire prevention codes and ordinance firmly, tactfully, and impartially; Conduct thorough fire investigations in conformance with legal requirements and procedures; Draft, revise, and render technical interpretations of fire prevention codes and ordinances; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, law enforcement, municipal officials, builders, business owners, and the general public; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Analyze situations and adopt a reasonable course of action; Work irregular hours; Subject to emergency call out 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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 medical exam after job offer.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
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 may be often performed in emergency and stressful situations. Individual is exposed to loud alarms and 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 possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens in body fluids.
Associate's Degree in Fire Science or closely related field AND 6 or more years firefighting experience with knowledge in fire prevention, fire investigation, fire code enforcement, hazardous materials management, plans review, and community risk reduction, including divisional or departmental management experience; OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience
Must have current EMT Advanced Certification (Must upload copy)
Must have current Firefighter I & II Certifications (Must upload copy)
Must have current Hazmat Operations Certification (Must upload copy)
Must have current Fire Inspector I Certification (Must upload copy)
Must have current Fire Investigator I Certification (Must upload copy)
Must have current Fire Officer I Certification (Must upload copy)
Must have a valid Driver's License (Must upload copy)
Must have NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, & 800 certifications (Must upload copy)
- Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science or closely related field
Qualified applicants must complete a Syracuse City employment application online at www.syracuseut.gov. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Syracuse City Hall Administration building located at 1979 W 1900 S, Syracuse, UT 84075 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Applicants needing further information regarding the position or needing assistance due to a disability should contact Shauna Greer, at email@example.com.
Assistant Fire Marshal
The Redding Fire Department is establishing an eligibility list to fill current as well as future vacancies for the Assistant Fire Marshal position. Currently, one full-time vacancy exists in the Fire Prevention Division
A public safety employee who, under direction of the Fire Marshal, manages a division, element or function of the City's Fire Prevention Bureau. Conducts routine and enforcement inspections of all types of buildings and occupancies; issues permits; conducts building, fire suppression systems, and fire alarm system plan reviews; performs fire investigation duties regarding origin and cause; facilitates public education through various public media events; conducts hazardous materials inspections; and conducts personnel training. Additionally, works with Building and Planning Departments to effectively implement fire and life safety codes through the unified permit process.
Examples of Duties
The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties.
Duties listed are not necessarily performed by each individual in the classification. Conduct fire and life safety plan reviews and inspections of new and existing construction of various buildings and occupancies to ensure compliance with local, State and National codes. Additionally, ensure hazardous occupancies are properly inspected and comply with local, State and National fire code regulations.
Meets time requirements for reviewing project and returning comments to the builder, developer and City staff. Keep violations of code and substandard buildings at a minimum. Conduct fire investigations in order to determine the origin and cause of fires; establish the element of the crime of arson; collect evidence; conduct interviews; write reports; work effectively with the local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, and the District Attorney's office; and testify in court.
Facilitate public relation and education of Department goals and objectives using various media avenues currently available. Assist in the implementation and supervision of the fuels reduction and weed abatement program for the Fire Department. Work with utilities and other City Department staff to effectively coordinate the program.
Ensures the fuels reduction program is efficient and effective. Facilitate changes as necessary to provide a reduction in hazardous fuels City wide for the protection of the public. In the absence of the Fire Marshal, attend and present at various meetings.
Investigate, resolve and perform follow-up review of public and contractor complaints regarding fire or life safety concerns. Conduct specific plan reviews and field inspections on various automatic fire suppression systems and fire alarms systems; assist builders and developers in recognizing the fire and life safety standards and in compliance with the applicable codes. Meets the time requirements for reviewing the project and returning comments to the builder or developer.
Perform code development and enforcement. Perform related duties as assigned.
Local, State and National fire prevention and State building codes; fire investigation techniques and plan review of building, fire suppression and alarm systems.
Interact effectively with the public and other employees; represent the fire service point of view when interacting with the Building and Planning Department, the Board of Administrative Review, the Planning Commission, City Council, and other local, state and federal agencies; recognize the other person's or agency's point of view and effectively resolve any differences of opinion or code/regulation interpretation in a professional and non-confrontational fashion; conduct plan reviews for fire code and building code compliance; produce well-written reports in formats that meet the needs of City policy, department policy, the District Attorney's office and the public.
Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Typical education would include the equivalent of an Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university in:
Fire Technology, Fire Protection and Engineering, building trades, or Public Administration. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university is desirable.
Significant formal course work from an accredited school, college or university in the fields of fire technology, fire protection and engineering, engineering, planning or public administration may be applicable in meeting the requirements for education.
Typical experience would include four years increasing responsibility as a Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Investigator, or Plans Examiner, including evidence of increasing job responsibilities.
Possession of the appropriate valid California driver's license, or the ability to acquire one within ten days of employment.
Fire Inspector certification from the International Fire Code (IFC) or equivalent within one year of appointment.
Successful completion of PC 832 within one year of employment.
Plans Examiner certification in International Building Code or equivalent within three years of appointment.
Application and Examination Process
Possession of the appropriate California driver's license, or the ability to obtain one within ten days of appointment. Prior to completion of probationary period, must establish residency within 30 minutes driving time of fire headquarters.
Application and Examination Process
Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment (e.g. exam invitations, exam results) will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employment application. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address.
Check your inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider or personal settings may flag the e-mail as spam. Contact the Personnel Department with any questions.
Application Process: Interested individuals must submit a City of Redding online employment application in order to be considered.
Incomplete applications may not be processed. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection into the examination process. Applications will be reviewed to determine those best qualified to be tested.
Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score. To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge, WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY THE CLOSING DATE.
Examination Process: A written test and an oral board interview will be administered.
If you have any questions, please contact Ruth Lucier at (530) 225-4066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Deputy Fire Marshal 1
Requisition Number: 29948 Job Title: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY SPECIALIST I Working Title: Deputy Fire Marshal 1 Salary: $4,842 - $9,591 monthly Job Type: Career Department Name: 3401-ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY Department Website URL: Job Summary Statement: Under general supervision of the campus Fire Marshal, incumbent will conduct Title 19 program fire and life safety inspections of all campus facilities, both on and off campus, including the medical centers, gather data and prepare reports. Respond to municipal and state emergency incidents, University emergency incidents, and law enforcement emergency incidents. Manage and lead the campus fire and life safety inspection program, including related field surveys pursuant to CCR Title 19. Coordinate, implement, and conduct fire service related training. Act as campus liaison to outside regulatory agencies and maintain close contact with the LA City Fire Department to assure abatement of violations and compliance with fire and life safety laws, codes, and regulations relating to any property owned or occupied by the University. Review building plans and specifications to assure compliance with all applicable laws, codes, and regulations. Act as a first responder for emergency calls and be a member of the Environment, Health & Safety HazMat team. Conduct investigations to determine origin, cause, responsibility, and prevention. Ability to successfully complete Peace Officer background check which includes pre-employment physical and psychological examination. Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm Qualifications for Position
13 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred
Demonstrated professional working knowledge of fire engineering programs to reduce health and safety hazards; and abilities in their development and implementation.
Ability to conduct a meaningful fire protection survey; working knowledge of all local, federal and state fire regulations and their application to the occupancy under inspection.
Skill in analyzing information, problems, situation, practices/procedures, to identify problems, concerns patterns, formulate logical and objective conclusions, recognize alternatives and their implications and find workable solutions to fire safety problems, major policy issues and other related concerns.
Skill in writing coherent, descriptive, accurate, grammatically correct reports, such as results of inspections, recommendations for corrections, advise of fire safety practices and deficiencies, etc.
Skill in formulating and presenting training courses in areas such as fire and post-fire planning, fire safety practices; to train the trainers and provide training programs to fit the legal requirements and needs of the client involved.
Oral communication skill, both on a one-to-one basis and in groups to receive and impart information accurately, concisely and coherently.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, review architectural and engineering drawings, such as those concerning alterations on existing buildings to appraise for panic and fire safety code compliance.
Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all segments of the campus community to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Ability to work on an independent basis within the framework of fire protection as defined by the Fire Marshal or designee (s) with minimal oversight.
Complete the emergency vehicle operator course within six (6) months of employment.
Complete P.C. 832 within six (6) months of employment.
Ability to achieve the California State Fire Marshal Title 19 and Title 24 Designated Campus Fire Marshal appointment within six (6) months of employment.
Ability to obtain California Department of Motor Vehicles firefighter endorsement within six (6) months of employment.
Required Additional Posting Information Bargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 06-17-2019 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75815 Special Instructions:
Contact information: Number of Positions: Special Employment Designations/ Requirements Per UC Policy Conflict of Interest:
N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record:
Position is subject to the California DMV's "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record. E-Verify Check:
Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
More Information This position does not require E-Verify check. CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? No Other Special Employment
Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.
DOT: Position is subject to Department of Transportation regulations.
Successful completion of drug screening is required. Continued employment is contingent upon participation in a Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.
Drug Test: Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory drug test.
Physical: Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory physical examination.
TB Test: Continued employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory TB test. Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.
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Deputy City Marshal
The City of Fort Worth is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy City Marshal. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring the physical security of the City of Fort Worth's Municipal Courts, City Hall, and Lake Worth. The Deputy City Marshal will also be responsible for operating security screening check points, serving as a court bailiff, serving warrants, affecting arrests, patrolling the waters of Lake Worth, transporting prisoners, and enforcing traffic laws in accordance with state law and department policies.
Operates security screening check points; searches and inspects persons and their property entering secure facilities for weapons, explosives, and other contraband.
Serves as court bailiff in assigned courts and performs related duties; ensures the safety and security of the courtroom, jury, and trial participants at all times.
Responds to emergencies and incidents in the Municipal Courts, City Hall Complex, and in/around Lake Worth.
Transports prisoners to and from surrounding jurisdictions; ensures proper restraint of prisoners during transportation.
Conducts traffic stops and investigations, enforces various traffic laws and water or boating ordinances; issues citations as required.
Detains, questions, and investigates persons suspected of violating certain court orders.
Serves warrants and arrest persons named there in.
Testifies in court when required to do so.
Completes and maintains accurate reports, inventories, and documents.
Maintains required certifications and proficiencies.
Able to qualify with issued firearm(s) at least once a year
Able to learn applicable laws and ordinances
Able to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions
Able to follow verbal and written instructions
Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and supervisors; judiciary and other city employees/appointees/electorates
Able to deal courteously but firmly with citizens
Able to learn the city's geography
Able to maintain regular and punctual attendance
Minimum job requirements include:
High School Diploma/GED
At least two (2) years of experience in a law enforcement related field, or security of governmental buildings/structures, or active duty military police experience
Possession of a valid driver's license
Possession of a valid Texas Peace Officer's license
Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following:
Basic Texas Peace Officer's license or higher
Completed minimum TCOLE training hours for the training cycle
Experience operating a watercraft.
Firearms proficiencies in pistol, shotgun, and rifle, platforms
Completed procedural justice training
Work Conditions include:
Environmental Conditions: Field environment, courtroom environment, travel from site to site; exposure to potentially hostile environments
Physical Conditions: Essential and marginal functions require maintaining physical condition necessary to function as a peace officer and sitting, walking and standing for prolonged periods of time; moderate or light lifting; operating motorized equipment and vehicles; the ability to discharge a firearm
Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A Misdemeanor Conviction, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions in the last 10 years, Class A Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication in the last 10 years, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and ALL Family Violence Convictions regardless of class.
Applicants must pass an intensive personal history background investigation. Must pass polygraph, psychological testing and drug screening. Must meet L2 and L3 TCOLE requirements as applicable. Must be available to work varying shifts including nights, weekends and holidays
City Marshal - TE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED:
Under direction of the Chief Marshal, to perform a variety of duties involved in performing law enforcement-related functions in facility security, transports, and arrests.
This position exercises no supervision.
Examples of Duties
Execute all lawful service, including: arrest warrants, subpoenas, and mental health commitments.
The safe transportation of all prisoners, inmates, and mental health clients.
Exercise authority in preventing or defusing potentially violent situations involving court personnel, the mentally ill, and others.
Communicate with Abilene Police Department personnel, Taylor County Jail personnel, Legal Department staff, attorneys, other court staff members, to obtain and disburse information necessary to court operations, transports, and arrests.
Enter, retrieve, and interpret all types of data.
Perform fundamental tasks associated with service or process including telephone calls to defendants and others, verifying identifying information, addresses and other identifying documents, etc.
Attend all court sessions in both City Hall and Taylor County Jail to assist judge, record document dispositions, maintain order, and direct defendants, jurors, and witnesses. This involves:
Legibly hand-writing log entries, forms, etc.
Transporting documents, cash, or persons to and from the court office, jail, and the Taylor County Law Enforcement Center, or other facilities throughout the state.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Law enforcement methods, practices, and pertinent laws.
Office practices, methods, and computer equipment.
English language including spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation
Safely operate a motor vehicle.
Maintain order and safety in various situations.
Operate office and police equipment, including computer equipment.
Cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with respect for others.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Maintain records and files; assemble and organize data, and prepare logs.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Safely and effectively transport detainees or mental health clients.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
A minimum of two (2) years of prior law enforcement experience is preferred.
Some knowledge of security and court operations is preferred.
A high school diploma or GED and the completion of approved Texas Basic Peace Officer Academy are required.
License or Certificate:
At minimum, must have a Texas Basic Peace Officer License.
A valid Texas Driver's License is required.
Ability of be on call and travel throughout the state of Texas.
Safely and effectively maintain custody or transport detainees or mental health clients to various locations and facilities.
Must be available for on call duty in order to respond to operational needs and/or to respond to emergencies or immediate transports.
Ability to run, stoop, bend, kneel, and twist.
Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
City of Abilene Core Values
Demonstrating through our actions that we hold ourselves and our citizens in high enough regard to do what we say we will do, in the timeframe we commit to.
Recognizing that everyone has dignity and deserves helpful, courteous, and prompt attention.
Consistently doing what is necessary, expected, and required, and when able to do so, exceeding expectations.
Possessing an unwavering commitment to doing the right things right.
Consistently adhering to high professional and ethical standards.
Keeping commitments to our citizens, co-workers, and others.
Service Above Self
Being open and approachable to council members, citizens, and our fellow employees at all times.
Treating our customers like we would like to be treated.
Fostering a servant's heart in ourselves and each other by conscientiously doing what is best for the community in all cases.
Passionately committed to serving others.
Helping to make our citizens' lives better.
Finding ways to say yes.
Excellence in All We Do
Delivering on promises made, taking personal responsibility for achieving community-minded goals.
Leading by example, recognizing the importance of working together to meet everyone's needs, treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
Sharing resources and information freely.
Communicating regularly and honestly with council members, citizens, and employees.
Having a can-do attitude.
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.
This position is posted on a continuous basis and may close without notice
(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.
Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
Under the supervision of the Court Administrator, primarily responsible for the provision of active physical security for the Municipal Court when in session. May provide additional physical security to the Municipal Court Staff as needed.
Maintains order and decorum of the Municipal Court. Performs other duties as assigned. Responsible for regular, on-time attendance.
Essential Job Functions
Maintains order during court sessions and remain alert to possible disturbances; provide security for the Judge in attendance; obtain materials needed by the Judge during proceedings; announce Judge and call court to order; maintain custody of offenders awaiting trial or transport back to the jail; remand persons to custody during court proceedings.
Provides for the safety and security of the Municipal Court, its employees, customers and the public. Performs a variety of peace officer duties including responding to requests from other law enforcement agencies for back-up and emergency assistance.
High School Diploma or GED, Associate's Degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university preferred. Preference may be given to those separated or retired from full time Peace Officer duties in good standing.
Knowledge of judicial process; municipal court procedures; knowledge of state, local, and federal laws relating to law enforcement; knowledge of City Ordinances and City Marshal's Office policies and procedures. Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to analyze and solve problems; ability to deal tactfully with co-workers; interact effectively with a variety of individuals under potentially hostile and stressful situations, including arrestees, inmates, law enforcement officers and agencies, and the general public; skill in the use and care of firearms, and the dynamics of arrest and seizure.
Ability to utilize physical security equipment, including pass through and wand type metal detectors. Ability to utilize various and appropriate levels of force, including verbal skills, defensive tactics, pepper spray and firearms.
Experience in street level law enforcement is desirable. Possesses safety skills inherent to police work. Responsible for attendance as scheduled and arriving to work on time.
Valid Class "C" driver's license. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Must report all traffic citations to his/her departmental Director or his/her designee within two working days of receipt.
Certified Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Texas, annual continuing education necessary to retain TCLOSE certification. Must pass a background review and investigation.
Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to read and write the English language.
Flagging And Communications Course Marshal
The front-line safety communication between drivers on track and the control tower.
Course Marshals are one position on the Flagging and Communications Team for motorsports events. All positions on the F&C Team and their performance are essential to maintaining the safety of all participants and spectators of any motorsport event. SAFETY is our #1 Priority…….. Having FUN doing it is #2!
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Work indirectly and directly with our clients, their customers, and the public
Represent Summit Point Motorsports professionally with pride
Have a Welcoming, Customer Service, Friendly, and Helpful, Team Player attitude
Punctual with daily reliable transportation, self-motivated, proactive, detail oriented
Clean, tidy, in uniform, and always self-prepared for exposer to any/all weather conditions
Physically able to stand for extended periods of time, wave flags vigorously, or hold for extended periods of time, walk up/down stairs, bend, reach, grab
Use of Hands, arms, legs, sight, hearing, clear speech, and fluency in the English language are necessary
Immediate physical reaction time to display flag
Quickly assess situations and incidents
Communicate via 2-way radio/headset to the control operator, all conditions, changes and incidents, to convey clear, concise, accurate, information, speaking slowly, distinctly, calmly, using net lingo and procedures, while still displaying your flag to warn drivers
Must have daily access to computer/internet, phone to communicate scheduling and messages via email, text, and specific websites, to enter time worked, receive pay, and complete company mandatory online compliance training
Position specific training is provided
Candidates must have availability Fridays-Sundays and some weekdays from 7:30a-5:30p.
Summit Point Raceway Associates Inc. provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Summit Point Raceway Associates Inc. provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Summit Point Raceway Associates Inc. ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Fire Alarm Inspection Technician I
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Incumbent must have one (1) year of fire or life safety alarm experience; or two (2) years electrical, electronic or networking installation or maintenance.
Incumbent must have knowledge of fire alarm installation, testing and maintenance. Incumbent must have skills necessary to troubleshoot and repair sophisticated electronic equipment and be able to use power and hand tools for equipment installation, maintenance, and repair.
This position requires knowledge of laws and codes governing installation, testing and maintenance of electrical and electronic life safety equipment. Incumbent must possess or obtain Fire Alarm Technician license issued by the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office within 6 months of the date of hire. Incumbent will interact daily with AISD administrators and staff. Position requires superior customer service skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Incumbent plays a key role in the required inspection and testing of commercial fire alarm systems in AISD facilities. Working individually or as part of team incumbent will review appropriate NFPA 72 fire alarm testing requirements and carry out required testing on fire alarm panels, smoke detectors, duct type smoke detectors, beam type smoke detectors, heat detectors, pull stations, AV devices, MNS devices and other equipment as required.
Technician regularly updates system drawings and program files and transfers drawings and other required documentation to shared drives for storage. Incumbent must have possess or obtain a Texas Operators Drivers License.
Performs regular periodic inspection and testing of fire alarm systems and components in AISD schools and other buildings to ensure required compliance with NFPA 72 and departmental policy.
Generates, updates, and maintains accurate electronic files of required documentation of inspection, testing and maintenance performed on AISD fire alarm systems.
Ability to read and interpret submittal, construction and as built drawings.
Produces electronic copies of required documentation for paperless filing and storage in MS environment.
Ability to respond positively to unexpected obstacles such as scheduling conflicts at campuses and maintain required level of testing activities.
Troubleshoots and repairs fire alarm equipment in office and in the field.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
Perform required tasks as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position currently works a 4 day week, evening shift 1PM-11:30PM. Hours of work are subject to change to accommodate the needs of the district.
Work is performed in campuses and other buildings. Incumbent will participate in scheduled after hours on call rotation.
On call twenty-four (24) hours a day for emergency security equipment repairs. Adverse conditions include: cold, heat, darkness, dampness, dirt and dust. Hazards include: electrical shocks or burns, cuts, crushed fingers, falls from ladders, and entry to confined spaces.
A considerable portion of the work is performed on ladders to 24 feet and lifts to 40 feet above floor level. Driving is required in all weather conditions. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
Incumbent reports directly to the Life Safety Systems Foreman. Incumbent will have frequent contact with Alarm Technicians, and other AISD staff.
This position is located on the Alarm Technician career path. A career path is designed to offer employees upward movement along a positions career path where the duties and responsibilities of the job remain consistent. The next step in this career path is the Fire Alarm Inspection Technician II or Alarm Technician II.
Duty Days: 260
Pay Grade: MT9
Starting Salary: $16.76/Hr
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
Closing Date: Until Filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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