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Santa Rosa City Jobs – Assistant Fire Marshal

Website City of Santa Rosa

Job Description:

Assistant Fire Marshal is a non-management, working level supervisory position with primary responsibility for supervising fire inspection, plan review, code enforcement, public fire education and investigative work of the Fire Prevention Division of the Fire Department. Assistant Fire Marshals are responsible for attempting to resolve difficult inspection, permit issuance and enforcement problems, issues and conflicts; and to provide technical staff assistance and direction. This position will also conduct complex inspections, plan reviews and investigations as part of their regular duties.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff;
  • coordinate and assign inspection, permit issuance and investigation activities to enforce provisions of fire prevention, hazardous materials and fire safety laws, ordinances and other regulations;
  • provide technical information regarding fire codes and compliance methods and review difficult and complex inspection, permit issuance and enforcement problems, issues and conflicts independently and with other City staff, contractors, developers, architects, engineers and the public;
  • coordinate the orientation and training of new employees;
  • enforce provisions of fire prevention, hazardous materials and fire safety laws, ordinances and other regulations as interpreted by Fire Marshal;
  • check building plans for code compliance and consult with architects and developers when required;
  • research complex problems, analyze various approaches and recommend solutions;
  • prepare and maintain records and reports;
  • perform periodic and follow-up inspections of new and existing buildings, structures and installations requiring Fire Department clearances;
  • issue permits for public assemblies;
  • conduct hazardous materials inspections, issue hazardous materials permits and research technical resources concerning hazardous materials;
  • investigate causes of fire and collect, prepare and present evidence in court when required;
  • investigate complaints pertaining to violation of fire prevention laws;

Job Requirements:

Principles, practices and techniques of fire prevention; department policies and procedures; federal, state and local fire prevention codes and ordinances; arrest, search and seizure procedures; principles and techniques of building inspection work; practices, procedures and equipment used in fire investigations, including the ability to recognize and collect evidence; procedures and techniques of operation of equipment such as fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems and alarms; procedures and techniques used to control hazardous materials; principles of effective supervision, training and program evaluation.

Supervise and evaluate technical fire inspection, public fire education and investigative work of the Fire Prevention Division; train assigned staff; assist staff with complex tasks or difficult situations; analyze problems and recommend effective solutions; apply technical knowledge, follow proper inspection techniques, and detect deviations from plans, regulations, and standard safety practices; perform complex fire prevention inspection for a variety of buildings, structures, and installations; enforce a variety of codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to fire prevention and hazardous materials with firmness and tact; read and interpret building plans; maintain cooperative relations with builders, contractors, and the public; interpret and enforce federal, state and local fire prevention and hazardous materials codes and ordinances; identify fire hazards and recommend corrective actions; identify types and determine causes of fires; recognize, identify, and preserve evidence; effectively interview witnesses and suspects; work effectively without close supervision; comprehend and make inferences from written material; communicate effectively orally and in writing; prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports; participate in structured classroom lecture as both student and instructor; make effective presentations in front of groups; develop and conduct fire prevention and fire investigation activities.

Job Details:

Company: City of Santa Rosa

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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