The Bellevue Fire Department has a long tradition of excellence, as evidenced by our: performance in preventing, preparing for, and responding to emergencies; strong public image; and reputation among partners and peers in the region. The Department has passed a rigorous accreditation process by the Center for Public Safety Excellence four times since 1998 making it one of six fire departments in the State of Washington to currently hold this designation. We are also a Class 2 Community Protection Classification as determined by the Washington Survey & Rating Bureau, one of only 4 such departments in the State of Washington.
We are currently seeking two exceptional individuals to be our next Fire Prevention Officers in our Fire Prevention Division. This position is responsible for the enforcement of fire prevention codes and standards in existing and newly constructed buildings and occupancies. The position is also responsible for investigation of fires and the follow-up determination of cause. Individuals in this position will also be expected to become proficient in reviewing and approving plans and specifications for fire suppression, fire detection, special hazards, high piled storage and hazardous materials installations.
Fire Prevention Officer ? must be certified by ICC as a Fire Inspector within 6 months of employment.
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Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
The City of Bellevue is situated between Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington with the Cascades mountain range to the east and the Olympic mountains to the west offering breath-taking panoramic vistas. Bellevue is the Eastside?s major urban population center, and is the fifth largest city in Washington State. We are proud of our award winning city and the employees who help make it happen! The City of Bellevue is truly a culturally-enriched destination city to live, work and play! Apply online at www.bellevuewa.gov. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Bellevue offers its? employees medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage; three retirement saving programs; and, a wide variety of benefits from on-site fitness facilities, tuition reimbursement, to flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care. We work in an eco-friendly environment with state of the art technology and equipment. More detail is available on our website at www.bellevuewa.gov.
If this position is identified as a limited term, the following definition applies: Hired for no more than three years. Employment status is exactly the same as regular employees and receives all the same benefits with three exceptions:
Position is at-will for the duration of the limited term assignment
Has a specific end date in which their employment with the City will terminate
Ineligible for any form of layoff benefits and/or severance at termination.
*Note: The City of Bellevue does not participate in Social Security, which means employees do not contribute to or earn Social Security credit while employed with the City. Further, the Social Security Administration applies a formula containing an offset to take into account employment with a nonparticipating employer. The Social Security offsets are explained in the Municipal Employee Benefits Trust ? City of Bellevue Retirement Benefit Plan Summary Plan Description. They are also described in the Social Security Administration Publications 05-10045 for the Windfall Elimination Provision and 0510007 for the Government pension Offset which can be found on the Social Security website www.ssa.gov/pubs. However, as a City of Bellevue employee, you may be eligible to participate in the Municipal Employee Benefit Trust (MEBT) plan; and depending on eligibility, there is also mandatory participation in the State Retirement Plan (PERS).
The City of Bellevue values diversity in its workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran`s status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws.