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Deputy Fire Marshal/Fire Inspector

The City of Golden offers a unique small town atmosphere and a great work environment. Put your talents and skills to work in an organization whose basic tenet is:

“Make the City of Golden a Great Place to Live and A Great Place to Work”

Under the direction of the Fire Marshal, conducts plan reviews, conducts fire prevention inspections, coordinates and assists in the development of pre-incident plans for future emergency operations of all types. Conducts basic and advanced inspections during new construction and remodel projects, including fire suppression and detection systems. Conducts safety inspections to identify and eliminate fire hazards and other hazardous conditions in the community.

Works to obtain voluntary compliance to the City’s Fire Code in a variety of affected occupancies; enforces the City’s Fire Code as well as state and federal requirements as necessary. Conducts necessary re-inspections to determine required compliance, corrections and/or recommended changes have been made. Assists with fire safety education program and other duties as assigned.

Hiring Range: $26.15-$30.00 per hour / $54,500-$62,400 Annually
Salary Range: $26.15-$39.23 per hour / $54,400-$81,600 Annually

Closing Date: 4/15/15 @ 2:00pm.

For  more information and to apply online please visit our website at http://www.cityofgolden.net/work/jobs/job-opportunities/

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts plan review and technical inspections of new and remodel construction projects, including fire suppression system and fire detection system technical reviews and inspections

Conducts the fire prevention inspection program of the department. Conducts basic and advanced inspections to identify and eliminate fire hazards and other hazardous conditions in the community.

Works to obtain voluntary compliance to the City’s Fire Code in a variety of affected commercial, industrial, and some residential occupancies.

Assists in preparing Pre-incident Plans for potential future emergency operations of all kinds, including site and building diagrams. Inputs plans on computer system for future on-scene accessibility.

Interprets and enforces the City’s adopted fire code as necessary.

Conducts necessary re-inspections to determine that required and/or recommended corrections and changes have been made.

May issue Orders and Notices and municipal court citations as required.

Assists with fire investigations as needed.

Assists with Fire Safety Education programs as needed.

Completes necessary reports, forms, computer input and other documentation of activities, inspections, Orders and Notices, Court Citations, investigative reports, etc.

Assists with state and federal requirements involving the reporting of hazardous materials under the S.A.R.A. Title III and Risk Management Planning programs.

Fills in for the Fire Marshal in his/her absence.

Other duties as assigned by the Fire Marshal or Fire Chief.

 Education and/or Experience:

AA Degree in a related technical field and a minimum of three years experience as a Plans Examiner or Fire Inspector; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelors Degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection Engineering or related field preferred. Must meet the job performance requirements defined in NFPA Standard 1031. Prior fire investigation experience preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current ICC Certified Fire Inspector I and Colorado Fire Suppression System Inspector, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
ICC Fire Inspector II and Colorado Fire Suppression System Inspector- Plan Reviewer or ability to obtain within 180 days of hire.
Plan Review Experience is required.
IAAI/CFI or NAFI/CFEI certification preferred.
Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, interpret and follow oral and written instructions, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to keep and maintain the necessary records and prepare reports and correspondence as required by the department for this position. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with department members, city employees, other agency members, and the public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be able to perform the tasks necessary to drive, board and operate the fire department vehicles assigned to the Fire Prevention Bureau. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Must keep and maintain the necessary records and prepare reports and correspondence as required by the department for this position, including computer operations. Must establish and maintain cooperative relationships with department members, city employees, other agency members, and the public. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED
City vehicle, ladders, computer, and general fire and inspection equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs, or other spaces that must be inspected in performance of the duties of this position. Must have the physical endurance and agility to complete the tasks necessary in the position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

City of Golden is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Michelle Hale | Human Resources Analyst

City of Golden | 911 10th Street | Golden, CO 80401

303-384-8185 (direct) | 303-384-8118 (fax)

mhale@cityofgolden.net