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Deputy Fire Marshal

Company: City of Champaign
Location: Champaign
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as a Deputy Fire Marshal in the Life Safety Division of the Fire Department.-- Responsibilities of Position This position performs fire code compliance work by enforcing codes pertaining to fire prevention and life safety issues in the areas of building construction, fire hydrant capabilities and placement, and the requirements and design of fire suppression and alarm systems.-- Investigates and inspects commercial, industrial, multi-family, and state-owned properties on the University of Illinois campus and in the City of Champaign.-- Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: code enforcement, fire prevention, investigations, and public education.-- Fire investigator duties may require responding outside of normal work hours. The starting salary is $38.31 per hour, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.-- Applications must be submitted online to champaignil.gov/jobs no later than Sunday, August 14, 2022.-- The City---s mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community. The following values guide our work: Personal Integrity, Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork, Results.-- The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion. The City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to read, understand, and interpret fire and life safety codes. Effective oral and written communication and customer service skills. Valid state-issued driver---s license and good driving record. Physical condition necessary to perform job duties, including remaining stationary and moving around an inspection site for long periods of time, climbing, crawling, stooping, kneeling, and lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs., with or without accommodation. Ability to work under adverse weather conditions.
  • Possession of or the ability to obtain International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Inspector certifications within two years of employment and State of Illinois Fire and/or Arson Investigator certification within one year of employment. Preferred Qualifications
    Degree work in a related management or technical field, such as Fire Service, Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, Construction, etc. Experience as a code-related inspector. Experience with National Fire Protection Association standards. Experience as a fire or arson investigator in the field. Fire service experience. Drug screening and criminal background check will be required.

Keywords: City of Champaign, Champaign , Deputy Fire Marshal, Other , Champaign, Illinois

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