The Town of Hope Mills is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill a full time Assistant Fire Marshal position (Class Code: 600-04).
Initial Duties and Responsibilities
Perform fire inspections, fire prevention and fire & life safety education.
Performs duties under the direction of the Town's Fire Marshal.
Inspects commercial, industrial, institutional, educational and other buildings/structures including open burning sites to ensure compliance with NC State Fire Code, Town Ordinances, regulations and laws.
Assists the Town Fire Marshal with review and evaluation of structural plans and blue prints.
Issues warnings, notices and citations for fire code violations.
Prepares documents and reports including but not limited to inspections and violations.
Maintains and updates a variety of files and records pertaining to inspections education and code enforcement.
Receives and responds to citizen complaints and inquiries regarding fire code issues, answer questions and provide information to other agencies, town departments, businesses and the general public regarding fire inspections, prevention, education and safety.
Attends and participates in continuing education classes.
Responds to assist other fire department personnel at emergency incidents.
Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences or propose actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Fosters and maintains effective working relationships with other agencies, departments, schools, community groups and the general public.
Attends meetings, conferences and make presentations when necessary or required.
May function as a fire officer at emergency incidents.
Performs other duties assigned.
Education: High School graduate or equivalent
Must be at least 18-years of age
Possess current NC certification as a Standard Fire Inspector Level I (with ability to obtain Level III within designated time-frame)
Possess current NC certification as a Firefighter II
Possess current NC certification as an Emergency Medical Technician
Possess current NC certification as a Hazardous Materials Operations Level Responder
Possess FEMA certifications in NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800
Possess an appropriate NC Driver's License
Obtain other certifications determined to be beneficial to the town and the fire department
NC certification as a Fire & Life Safety Educator Level I (with ability to obtain Level III within designated time-frame)
NC certification as a Standard Fire Inspector Level II (with ability to obtain Level III within designated time-frame)
NC certification as a Fire Officer II (or ability to obtain within a designated time-frame)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the application of fire inspections and practices.
Thorough knowledge of the use and operation of a wide variety of motorized fire, rescue and auxiliary apparatus and equipment.
Thorough knowledge of laws, rules, standards and regulations relating to fire inspection, prevention and safety education.
Ability to apply inspection and prevention knowledge and techniques to a variety of situations encountered.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Special Pre-Employment Requirements
Successfully pass Criminal Background and Driver's License check
Successfully pass pre-employment Drug Screening
Full Time: $45,781.00 Annually + Excellent Benefits Package. Candidate will receive a pay increase upon successful completion of probationary period.
A completed Town of Hope Mills application and resume' must be submitted to the Town of Hope Mills. Applications available online at townofhopemills.com. Only applicants meeting minimum criteria will be considered. EOE