Entry Salary $50,588 DUQ
Open Until 6/30/2022
Monday – Friday work hours with call back as needed
MUST PROVIDE 10 yr DRIVING RECORD
- Plans, coordinates, implements and manages an effective fire code and community risk reduction program to reduce the potential for injury and death of civilians and firefighters.
- Educates the public on the dangers associated with fire and other hazards encountered in-home and in the community. Enables fire suppression personnel to provide public education, inspections, and training when needed in our community.
- Plans to organize and implement programs within major organizational policies, reporting program progress to executive-level administration through reports and conferences.
- Works with other local and state agencies to ensure life safety needs are being met within facilities in our area of responsibility.
- Ensures pre-fire plans are readily available to operations personnel.
- Becomes an integral team player to the City of Anderson building/code efforts.
- Assists with personnel selection and promotion processes.
- Assists in developing and recommending the implementation of standard operating guidelines.
- Determines department compliance with all applicable state and federal safety standards.
- Prepares and maintains records and reports related to programs under charge.
- Assists in developing and managing the department’s training budget.
- Responds to emergency alarms and performs firefighting, fire rescue, and/or hazardous materials response duties as required.
- Supports special response team training and operations, Incident Management Team, Technical Rescue Team, Hazardous Materials Team
- Supervises coordinates and evaluates personnel in training and emergency operations.
- Serves as a member of the executive staff and represents the Fire Chief as necessary in the absence of the Chief.
- Attends training, conferences, seminars, and meetings to remain knowledgeable of modern fire suppression, training and prevention methods and administration; maintains required certifications.
- Performs general administrative/clerical work as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, entering and retrieving computer data, attending meetings, etc.
- Remains available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, for emergency response.
Preferred associate degree, vocational-technical degree, or specialized training that is equivalent to the satisfactory completion of two years of college education with an emphasis in fire science or a closely related field.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
- Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
- Current CPR
- NIMS ICS or equivalent (100,200,300,400,700)
- Basic Fire/Arson Investigation
- SCFA Fire Marshal Certification
- ICC Fire Inspector I & II
- SCFA Fire Marshal Rules & Regulations
- IFSAC ProBoard Fire and Life Safety Educator I
- IFSAC ProBoard Fire Officer I & II
- May be required to obtain other technical or professional certifications as deemed necessary by the Chief.
Requires over four years and up to and including eight years
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires heavy work that involves walking, standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, lifting, pushing, or raising objects, exerting between 50 and 75 pounds of force on a recurring basis and over 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis.
The job may risk exposure to fire hazards, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, vibration, fumes and/or noxious odors, airborne particles, traffic, moving machinery, electrical shock, heights, disease/pathogens, toxic/caustic chemicals, explosives.
The job requires normal visual acuity, depth perception, and field of vision; hearing and speaking abilities; texture, color, and odor perception.