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Fire Marshal(Division Chief

Company: City of Missouri City
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Fire Marshal(Division Chief) | Government Jobs page has loaded.Salary $45.12 - $48.95 Hourly$93,849.00 - $101,826.00 AnnuallyDefinitionThis is a senior-level, professional staff, full-time position with the City's Fire & Rescue Services Department responsible for managing the City's Fire Prevention Division.Examples of WorkSupervise and participate in the inspection of properties in the City to ensure compliance with applicable fire codes, ordinances, laws, regulations and standards;Identify corrective actions required to bring properties into compliance with applicable fire codes and ordinances; conduct follow-up inspections to verify corrective actions;Report and issue citations for fire code violations identified during inspections; testify in court about violations as necessary or required;Document efforts to bring residential properties into compliance with laws, codes, regulations, ordinances and standards; conduct Certificate of Occupancy inspections of new businesses;Inspect and test new and existing fire protection systems, fir detection systems and fire safety equipment to ensure proper operation;Maintain working knowledge of codes and laws; research existing codes as they apply to existing buildings; present and interpret fire prevention and fire code information to citizen groups, organizations, contractors, engineers and developers;Manage the City's Fire Investigation Team; direct or conduct investigations to determine the origin of a fire, including suspected arson, hazards, false alarms; conduct field witness interviews; reconstruct fire scenes if necessary; collect samples for lab analysis or review; submit case files to the District Attorney; make arrests; manage fire department background investigations and internal investigations;Direct and oversee the review of construction plans for code compliance; generate review reports; meet with contractors, developers and others to discuss and review plans; and provide information as requested; Develop or review building fire exit plans. Oversee review of new building plans to ensure compliance with laws, ordinances, and administrative rules for public fire safety.Study and interpret fire safety codes to establish procedures for issuing permits regulating storage or use of hazardous or flammable substances;Develop, deliver, supervise and coordinate fire prevention education; deliver presentations to local community associations and other professional groups; procure and distribute fire prevention promotional materials;Recommends changes, updates, revisions or deletions to fire code policies;Manage the division's operational and capital budget; prepare the division's annual budget;Attend in-service training/classes to remain aware of recent changes in codes, laws, ordinances and regulations;Create technical reports; monitor national, state and local fire report statistics to determine trends for educational or enforcement purposes;Perform other related duties as assigned;Essential Employee and subject to 24 hour recall.Education, Experience, or CertificationRequired: A High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate; A minimum of 5 years full time, professional experience as a supervisor, deputy fire marshal, fire marshal, deputy, lead or senior Inspector or comparable position charged with managing fire inspection, fire investigations, and/or prevention activities; TECOLE Basic Peace Officer Certification in the State of Texas; TCFP Basic Fire Fighter Certification; TCFP Basic Fire Inspector and TCFP Arson Investigator certification; Valid Class C Driver's License with good driving record.Highly Preferred: Intermediate Fire Inspector Certification, Plans Examiner, and Advanced Arson Investigator Certification from the Texas and Commission on Fire Protection or the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC); Advanced Texas Police Officer Certification; Texas Commission on Fire Protection or IFSAC Instructor II Certification; TCFP Advanced Fire Certification; Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry Basic EMT Certification; Bachelor's Degree, from an accredited college or university in Fire Science, Fire Technology, Fire Prevention, Fire Protection Engineering or a closely related field.Supplemental InformationCurrent resume, copies of certifications, transcripts and a letter of interest should be submitted with your application via the City's online system. The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.SDL2017

Keywords: City of Missouri City, Missouri City , Fire Marshal(Division Chief, Other , Missouri City, Texas

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