Marshal Job Description Sample
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.
Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is seeking an experienced and passionate leader to serve as the Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal.
Ranking among the larger California fire agencies, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is a well-equipped, full-service fire agency. The District is an "all-hazards" organization providing fire suppression, First Responder Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical services as well as 911 emergency ambulance transport services for over two-thirds of the county, technical rescue, marine firefighting, water rescue, Type II Hazardous Materials Response team, heavy fire equipment program, fire prevention, and fire investigation services to nine cities and county unincorporated areas. The District serves a population of over 600,000 residents (approximate daytime population is 1,000,000+) across a 304 square-mile area.
The Fire Prevention Bureau provides the highest levels of service through its five divisions including Code Enforcement, Engineering, Fire Investigations, Exterior Hazard Control, and Public Education. Including 24-hour shift Fire Investigators and administrative personnel, the bureau has a total of 35 FTE positions.
TO APPLY: If you are interested in pursuing this desirable career opportunity, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal on their website at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, and contact information, including email addresses for five work-related references (who will not be contacted until after an interview takes place.)
Filing Deadline: February 1, 2019
If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Paul Kimura at 408.399.4424 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Bill Lopez at 408.888.4099 or by email: email@example.com.
To view the job brochure for this position, please click on the following link:
Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal
After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Deputy City Marshal
The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.
For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification specification.
For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.
Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.
Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Court and Detention Services
- High School Diploma or GED.
LICENSE(S) and/or CERTIFICATION(S):
Must have current BASIC Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Valid driver's license with good driving record.
Must pass intensive background investigation.
Must pass polygraph, psychological test and drug screening.
No FELONY or class A MISDEMEANOR convictions.
No class B MISDEMEANORS within the last ten (10) years.
Availability to work varying shifts including nights, weekends and/or holidays.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITY(IES):
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Basic PC skills.
Deputy Fire Marshal
Conducts fire and life safety inspections and implements and enforces applicable National Fire Protection Association Standards, State Fire Marshal mandates and University of Houston policies, orders and directives.
Conducts life safety inspections of interiors and exteriors of University facilities to detect fire hazards, efficiency of fire protection systems, and adequacy of fire escapes and exits.
Prepares detailed inspection reports; discusses unsafe conditions and corrective actions with responsible party.
Issues notices for uncorrected fire hazards from previous inspections and follows up to resolves compliance problems.
Conducts permit inspections and issues permits in compliance with fire safety regulations.
Performs periodic flow tests and inspections of campus fire hydrants.
Responds to complaints regarding fire hazards and code violations; researches fire code violations and provides direction and/or technical assistance for correction.
Coordinates fire drills and fire prevention programs to educate faculty, staff, and students.
Reviews fire protection plans and building plans for applicable code compliance, advises of required changes, and approves completed plans.
Conducts acceptance tests of fire alarms, sprinklers, and other fire protection systems and equipment; coordinates corrections with contractors.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EEO/AA18 months and 3 years experience.
Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required.
Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.
3 years or more experience conducting fire and life safety inspections.
Basic Fire Inspector certificate from Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
3 years or more experience responding to complaints regarding fire hazards and code violations; researching fire code violations and providing direction and/or technical assistance.
Note: Please provide 3 professional references with your submission.
Asst. Fire Marshal
Odessa Fire Rescue is dedicated to providing the Community with the highest levels of service excellence through emergency response, prevention and community support.
Assistant Fire Marshal
Supervises routine operations in fire prevention and fire investigation. Inspects commercial, public and multi-family residential occupancies to promote fire and life safety and to enforce applicable local, state and federal rules, codes and ordinances. Reviews plans submitted for new construction and fire safety applications. Conducts fire safety lectures. Investigates fires that produce property loss and/or injury or death. Supervises juvenile fire setter intervention programs. Supervises inspection activities as defined in the fire code. Conducts fire inspections, fire investigations and public education programs.
Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following
Supervises other inspectors and investigator during fire inspection activities.
Reviews plans, blueprints and fire prevention permit applications submitted for construction regarding fire safety and code requirements.
Monitors new construction process for compliance to local and state ordinances and state laws.
Conducts and/or coordinates fire inspector and investigation certification classes.
Prepares and conducts continuing education classes dealing with inspection applications, etc.
Inspects public, commercial, industrial and residential buildings to detect violations, unsafe conditions, fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and state laws.
Informs owners or managers of violations or unsafe conditions requiring corrections.
Teaches fire/injury prevention classes to the general public and assists individual groups and organizations.
Conducts certificates of occupancy inspections with members of the Building Department.
Works off-duty hours on a rotating basis to ensure full compliance with local laws and ordinances that cannot be performed during normal business hours.
Works arson cases from investigation to arrest of suspect.
Inspects during the installation of fire suppression systems, gasoline/fuel tanks, gasoline/fuel lines and fire alarm systems.
Participates in Emergency Operations Center activities.
Performs other duties as required to achieve fire department objectives and goals.
Supports the departmental operations with regular and timely attendance.
Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED required. Associates Degree preferred. Minimum of five (5) years in a comparable fire prevention, fire suppression or law enforcement office.
License and certification requirements: Possess a valid Texas "C" Driver's License with a good driving record. Must have a Basic Fire Inspector Certification AND a Basic Fire Investigator Certification OR to be a Certified Texas Peace Officer. Must obtain an Arson Investigator Certification within 2 years of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of fire prevention codes, laws, ordinances and rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of fire safety and inspection techniques.
Knowledge of City fire, building, electrical and mechanical codes.
Ability to effectively review plans submitted for new construction, including fire safety code requirements.
Ability to read, understand and learn to apply written instruction materials.
Deal effectively with the public, co-workers, supervisors and subordinates.
Must prepare detailed reports and possess the ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.
Ability to plan, assess, supervise, train and evaluate work or subordinates.
Assistant Chief - Fire Prevention/Fire Marshal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Inclement Weather Status: Essential
An employee in this class serves as the City's Fire Marshal and is responsible for supervising all activities of the fire prevention division. Responsibilities include supervision of personnel, supervision and participation in inspections and investigations, assigning work to staff, communicating new policies and procedures to prevention personnel, reviewing the division's budget, teaching prevention related classes to officers, public relations with media, and other related work. Significant independence and judgment are required, as this employee is the highest- ranking prevention officer. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief, and is reviewed for adequate inspection of buildings, public relations, and through fire investigation, through observation, feedback from the public, and review of reports, and discussion concerning the quality and effectiveness of fire prevention efforts. This classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Hiring Range: $59,467.20 - $76,000.00 DOQ
Salary Range: $59,467.20 - $98,113.60
Examples of Duties
Supervising and participating in inspecting public buildings for compliance with fire codes; contacting businesses to schedule inspection appointment; explaining to building owner the process and purpose of inspections; notifying building owner of any corrective actions necessary.
Reviewing plans for new buildings and building additions in the city; meeting with building owners to discuss fire prevention equipment necessary in the new building.
Supervising and participating in surveying new buildings for compliance with fire codes; recording new building data into computer.
Supervising and participating in conducting fire investigations; visiting fire scene to determine the cause and origin of fire; determining the nature of the incident (accident or arson), talking with firefighters at the scene, witnesses, police officials, and others about the incident, gathering evidence, taking photographs, drawing sketches, taking notes, filing a report in reference to the incident and the recommended charge.
Conducting fire prevention education, demonstrating fire extinguishers and smoke detectors and helping develop escape plans.
Serves as fire department safety officer and is primary liaison with the North Carolina Department of Labor for the North Carolina STAR Program.
Preparing fire prevention division budget; monitoring yearly expenditures.
Supervising the compilation of reports for the prevention division, issuing permits, filing, and other general office work.
Performing related work as assigned.
Thorough knowledge of applicable fire codes, and ability to apply standard fire codes to each building inspected.
Thorough knowledge of fire investigation practices; general knowledge of arson characteristics; ability to investigate fires and independently determine their cause.
Thorough knowledge of city geography, street locations, and hydrant locations.
Thorough knowledge of fire scene hazards, and related safety precautions.
Ability to supervise and conduct thorough inspections and investigations.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with business owners, the media, members of the Fire Department and the general public.
Ability to conduct fire prevention and fire safety training to all age groups including school age through senior citizens.
Ability to collaborate in a team concept with staff and other city personnel (i.e. building officials)
Ability to effectively supervise and mentor subordinates.
Ability to represent the organization in a positive manner.
Education and Experience
Associate's degree in fire science or associated study is required, supplemented by baccalaureate courses and considerable experience (seven (7) to ten (10) years) in fire investigations and/or inspections is desirable.
- Valid NC Class B Driver's License (or ability to obtain upon hiring)
- North Carolina Fire Inspector Level III Certification or ability to obtain upon hiring (Out of State applicants will be required to verify and show proof of reciprocity or comity from the NC Code Qualifications Board)
- Certified Firefighter 2-NFPA 1001 (IFSAC/ProBoard)
- Executive Fire Officer (EFO)
- FM or Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Designation
- NC Fire/Arson Investigator Certification or equivalent
- NC or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Physical requirements – Work in this position is heavy work. Good physical condition and strength to walk, run, lift, push, use firefighting equipment and have periods of heavy exertion in conditions of heat and smoke. Ability to climb ladders, to wear an air pack, mask, and other heavy equipment, to carry large amounts of equipment or to perform rescue operations. This employee must have the visual acuity to perform visual inspection of small defects or parts. Good cardiovascular conditioning, strength, and flexibility for extended periods of heavy exertion, and for dealing with stress. Good hearing ability and ability to speak over radio.
Working conditions – This employee is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold. This employee is subject to noise, vibration, and hazards including a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working in high places, exposure to high heat and exposure to chemicals. This employee is subject to atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin. This employee is subject to oils. This employee is required to wear a respirator. This employee is occasionally in close quarters and areas that could cause claustrophobia. This employee may be exposed to blood when providing emergency medical services.
Performs responsible management, technical and administrative work in developing and implementing a comprehensive fire prevention program. Under limited supervision, directs and manages the Fire Prevention Division's activities and employees; and assures Department's compliance with state and Federal laws and the public safety goals of the City.
This is the first level of inspections work. This position reviews plans, inspect, approve, or reject all phases of public and private construction and improvements to assure compliance with plans, standards, specifications, codes and regulations, permits, and any special requirements. May recommend alternative solutions and issue correction notices or approvals as appropriate, compile reports, maintain logs and records, and perform related activities. Acts as an investigator on fire scenes to determine cause and origin; enforces fire prevention codes; investigates fires; obtains and serves warrants; assists with direction of fire and rescue operations;
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Oversees and conduct fire/life safety inspections
Oversees investigations of fire loss incidents
Coordinates the activities of fire prevention with other programs of the Fire Department
May represent the Fire Department before the City Council and Committees concerning fire prevention matters
Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Fire Chief; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence
Directs, supervises, trains, and motivates fire prevention team members, including volunteers; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures as necessary
Meets with architects, engineers, contractors and others involved in development and construction activities affecting fire prevention
Performs plan review and new construction inspections
Provides technical expertise concerning fire protection infrastructure planning
Conducts field inspections of construction projects
Develops and maintain a variety of records and reports
Assists in budget preparation
Evaluates existing fire safety conditions considering federal, state, county and local codes applicable to fire safety
Researches, presents and recommends revisions to policies, procedures and ordinances Assist with special projects, reports and studies
Responds to citizen inquiries and resolve difficult and sensitive complaints
Investigates fires for origin and cause, which includes evidence collection and preservation, detailed report writing and possible court testimony
Operates emergency response vehicles
High school graduation or its equivalent plus eight years of experience in fire prevention and suppression, at least four of which involved supervision; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Intermediate firefighter certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP); TCFP inspector certification; TCFP arson investigator certification; TCFP instructor certification; and basic peace officer certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); and valid Class B Exempt Texas Driver's License
Deputy State Fire Marshal - Fire Mobilization Program
Washington State Patrol
Fire Protection Bureau
Professional Development & Response Section
Are you looking for:
- Excellent benefits?
- Career growth opportunities?
- Opportunities to impact your community?
- A professional workplace that fosters respect, commitment and trust?
As an employee of the Washington State Patrol, you will be part of a team of dedicated professionals responsible for providing safety and security to the citizens of the State of Washington.
Troopers patrolling the highways are the most visible part of this agency. However, there are over 1,200 civilian employees who serve behind the scenes supporting the agency mission. To name just a few, we have:
911 dispatchers who are the critical vital link between calls for assistance and emergency response;
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers that work to inspect commercial vehicles to ensure safe and efficient travel on public highways;
Deputy State Fire Marshals who help prevent fires in homes and workplaces;
Forensic Scientists who process evidence that assists in prosecuting criminal cases;
Records staff that process criminal information to ensure crimes are reported accurately so that offenders do not end up working with vulnerable people.
Administrative staff who provide exceptional customer service and respond to information requests while ensuring the agency runs smoothly and efficiently.
Apply today and join us in providing "Service with Humility"!
This position supports the mission of the agency by working to reduce our citizens' vulnerability to fire, crime, terrorism, and natural hazards. In compliance with the Prevention Division's Strategic Plan, the Fire Mobilization program is charged with providing resources and support to local fire departments that require assistance through use of the Washington State Fire Service Resource Mobilization Plan.
This position specifically supports the mission of the agency and the division's strategic plan through representation of the WSP and the Fire Protection Bureau during fire mobilization events and through participation in the firefighter certification program; both of which help to control risk to life, property, and community vitality that may result from destructive fire and emergency incidents.
This position is responsible for representing the agency during fire mobilization incidents, serving as a resource to local fire officials, incident commanders, and incident management teams. This position is also responsible for working with the Washington State Fire Defense Committee to review, revise, and recommend changes to the Washington State Fire Service Resource Mobilization Plan. This position serves as a subject matter expert on the Mobilization Plan and how it interfaces with the statewide Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP).
This position is also responsible for the timely and accurate processing of Fire Mobilization payments to individuals, agencies, and vendors.
This position also supports the firefighter certification program by assisting with the day to day activities within the program, including test grading, data entry concerning testing data, and other duties to ensure timely customer service.
Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must be available to be on stand-by status for the duration of the fire season, typically late June to early October.
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Must have a strong knowledge and command of Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of and experience with the Washington State Fire Service Resources Mobilization Plan.
Familiarization with the organization and function of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
Associate or Bachelor's degree in Fire Science, Fire Management, or related field. Experience in wildland fire management, dispatch or fire finance will be substituted year for year.
Completion of I-100, I-200, I-300, I-400, IS-700 and IS 800b.
Completion of S-260/261 Incident Business Management.
Completion of D-110, Expanded Dispatch Recorder.
Completion of I-Suite training.
Completion of Incident Business Advisor Course.
Completion of S-203 Incident Information Officer, FEMA Public Information Officer, or IFSAC accredited certification as Public Information Officer.
Knowledge of I-Suite incident management software.
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Employee must successfully pass and obtain the ICC Fire Inspector 1 certification within 6 months of employment.
Employee must successfully pass and obtain the IFSAC or Pro Board Fire Instructor 1 certification within 1 year of employment.
The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The agency will verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers will be cause for rejection of potential employment.
How to Apply:
Please complete the online application process at www.careers.wa.gov. Please include a letter of interest explaining how you meet the required qualifications of the position.
If you have questions regarding this announcement, please contact Melissa Rasmussen at (360) 704-2315 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Polygraph & Background Investigation:
Prior to a hire, a polygraph examination and background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Applicants are required to sign release of information forms and will not have access to any investigative materials, files, or results. The Washington State Patrol has strict guidelines relating, but not limited to, personal and employment characteristics, arrests, convictions, and illegal drug usage, etc.
During the polygraph examination, candidates are required to sign an assessment sheet and participate in an oral interview process to verify responses to the Personal Background Evaluation, the Personal History and Background Questionnaire, and a Pre-Employment Interview. Untruthful or misleading answers or omissions will be treated as a falsification which will be cause for rejection of potential employment.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wish to claim Veteran's Preference MUST attach a copy of their Form DD214, or other verification of military service, that shows the type of military discharge. Typically, this is found on the Member 4 version of the Form DD214. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers.
Note: Applicants claiming veteran's preference points must attach the documentation with each on-line application. If you do not provide appropriate documentation to qualify for these preference points, the points will not be awarded. Preference will not be granted until service documents are verified. Documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement.
For additional information on Veteran's Preference and guidance on how to determine if you are eligible, click here. We thank you and are grateful for your service.
Education verification is part of the selection process. If selected as a top candidate, all position required or applicant specified education must be verified. If High School diploma or equivalent is required but the applicant indicates a degree has been earned, the accredited degree will be accepted in place of the High School diploma or equivalent. Please do not send these transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected as a top candidate you will be contacted by the Human Resource Division and asked to provide transcripts at the appropriate time.
This position is in a collective bargaining unit.
If required by the position description, the applicant must possess a current, non-probationary, and non-restricted valid driver's license. History of restrictions on license or driving record due to vehicle operation or control will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Upon hire, must possess a Washington State driver's license and maintain such licensure during employment with the WSP.
Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application or assessment process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 704-2317. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
The Washington State Patrol actively supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Chief Deputy Fire Marshal
Class Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To assist the State Fire Marshal in the operation of the Division of Fire Safety; to be responsible for coordinating the implementation of state and federal codes, laws, regulations and policies relating to fire safety; to supervise the unit in the absence of the State Fire Marshal; and to do related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direction of a superior with wide latitude for the exercise of initiative and independent judgment; work is reviewed for results attained and for conformance to codes, laws, regulations and policies.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Plans, organizes, coordinates, supervises and reviews the work of a staff of professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
Illustrative Examples of Work Performed:
To assist the State Fire Marshal in the operation of the Division of Fire Safety by performing a wide variety of administrative and supervisory duties including all phases of the unit's responsibilities.
To be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the various state and federal fire safety codes, laws, regulations, and policies.
To supervise the unit in the absence of the State Fire Marshal.
To be responsible for fire investigations and to participate in those of a most difficult and complex nature.
To charge and apprehend suspected violators, if necessary.
To carry firearms and other weapons in the course of and in the performance of required duties.
To coordinate the efforts of the unit with those of local, state and federal safety agencies.
To establish, review and participate in training programs designed to increase the knowledge and efficiency of the unit and local fire personnel.
To assist in the preparation of the unit's budget and to be responsible for the implementation of the budget with regard to purchases.
To conduct research in the area of new or existing programs and legislation.
To review documents prepared for criminal court and to testify in court and/or hearings. To do related work as required.
Required Qualifications for Appointment:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A thorough knowledge of the practices, principles and techniques used in fire safety work and the ability to administer a program of fire safety; a thorough knowledge of and the ability to interpret state and federal codes, laws, regulations and policies relating to fire safety; a thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, and practices of fire investigations; a working knowledge of and skill in the use of firearms; the ability to evaluate and propose programs and legislation relating to fire safety; the ability to supervise, coordinate and train personnel engaged in fire safety work; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, fire officials and the public; the ability to conduct studies and prepare reports; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a senior high school; and Experience: Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in an administrative capacity in the areas of fire safety and fire investigation.
Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.
Within six months of appointment:
1.Must satisfactorily complete at the Rhode Island Police Training Academy an appropriate course of training in Law Enforcement or must have previously completed a comparable course.
2.Must meet the State of Rhode Island qualification requirements to carry weapons used in the performance of required duties and maintain such qualification requirements as a condition of employment.
Within six months of appointment:
1.Must satisfactorily complete at the Rhode Island Police Training Academy an
appropriate course of training in Law Enforcement or must have previously
completed a comparable course.
2.Must meet the State of Rhode Island qualification requirements to carry
weapons used in the performance of required duties and maintain such
qualification requirements as a condition of employment.
Deputy Fire Marshal
Summary: The fundamental responsibility of a Deputy Fire Marshal is to function in Fire Inspections, Fire Investigations, and as a Public Education Coordinator. Investigates and gathers facts to determine cause of fires and explosions, and enforces fire laws. Inspects buildings and equipment to detect fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and state laws. Assist in the development, coordination, planning, implementation, and presentation of fire safety educational training programs in schools and other project locations regarding educating the public.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides services in Fire Inspections, Fire Investigations, Environmental Crimes, and as a Public Education Coordinator.
Investigates and gathers facts to determine cause of fires and explosions, and enforces fire laws.
Inspects buildings and equipment to detect fire hazards and enforce local ordinances and state laws.
Assist in the development, coordination, planning, implementation, and presentation of fire safety educational training programs in schools and other project locations regarding educating the public.
Collect evidence and prepare documentation for civil and criminal courts.
High school diploma or GED. Minimum of two years fire service or related experience.
Must have a valid Texas driver's license and good driving record.
Must possess Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Peace Officer Certification and Texas Commission on Fire Protection Fire Inspector certification.
Must possess Texas Commission on Fire Protection Fire Investigator certification and Fire Arson Investigation license.
Texas Commission on Fire Prevention Fire Education Specialist or State Firemen's and Fire Marshals Association Fire Prevention Specialist Certification must be obtained within two years from date of employment.
Must be available for evenings, nights, weekends, and call outs.
Preferred: Experience with public speaking and/or presentation of fire prevention programs or higher education coursework in public speaking and/or technical communications. NFPA Plan Review certification.
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