Summary of Work
This position falls under the direction of the State Fire Marshal. The Deputy Fire Marshal or incumbent performs duties involving the development and maintenance of a statewide program for the prevention of fires and the enforcement of laws regulating the storage, sale, and use of combustibles and explosives; the education of citizens on the hazards of fire; the investigation of the origin and cause of fires; the determination of the adequacy of structures relative to fire hazards; and other duties as required by North Dakota Century Code chapter 18-01. The incumbent will be required to be on call, and the position requires frequent travel. A vehicle will be provided by the agency.
1. BA degree in Fire Science or a closely related field or a high school diploma or GED and 8 years of professional fire fighting work experience of progressively increasing responsibility, including participation in fire prevention and awareness programs, research and training in fire loss prevention in commercial, government, or private establishments, or involvement in one or more phases of fire investigation, or similar responsibilities which reflect work experience that will have developed knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform duties required for this position. Each year of college level course work leading to a degree in fire science or a closely related field may be substituted for up to two years of required work experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience as described in this job announcement.
2. Proven ability to work together and get along with co-workers, supervisors, fire service, law enforcement, and other agencies.
3. Preference will be given to applicants with work experience in code enforcement, plan review, public education, or fire investigation.
4. Ability to use and understand a personal computer.
5. High degree of interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) to conduct effective training, inspections, investigations, and fire prevention related duties.
6. Valid class D driver`s license or the ability to travel from one location to another within the state on your own.
7. Demonstrated ability to communicate tactfully and with emphasis on customer service.
8. Excellent prioritization, time management, and organization skills.
9. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
10. Display interpersonal skills in dealing with customers and co-workers, utilize appropriate telephone etiquette, demonstrate appropriate written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrate ability to perform standard office tasks and operate standard office equipment.
11. Successful completion of the testing and interview process, along with reference checks and standard background and criminal record checks and psychological examination to determine knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform deputy fire marshal tasks.
Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Office of Attorney General does not provide sponsorships.
Application package must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the opening.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AT: www.nd.gov/omb/public/state-jobs.
Documents to be submitted:
Cover letter with a summary that clearly explains how the applicant`s work experience is related to the summary of work and minimum/preferred qualifications
3 Professional References
College Transcripts (copies or unofficial versions are acceptable)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
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