State Fire Marshal Deputy 1, 2, Senior
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - Louisiana

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of experience in law enforcement, criminal justice, investigations, inspections, fire service, fire science, fire protection, fire prevention, fire prevention education, code enforcement, construction, construction technology, construction management, architecture, occupational safety, engineering, or engineering technology. SUBSTITUTIONS : Possession of one of the following may substitute for all of the experience: 1) Certification as a Firefighter 1 by the Louisiana Fire and Emergency Training Institute or equivalent recognized by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress. 2) Certification as a Certified Building Official by the International Code Council or any current building inspector certification accepted by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. 3) P. O. S. T. (Peace Officer Standard Training) certification as a peace officer. 4) A baccalaureate degree. An associate degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, fire science, construction, construction technology, architecture, engineering, or engineering technology may substitute for two years of the required experience. An associate degree in any field may substitute for one year of the required experience. NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

This job posting will be used to fill all vacant positions with the State Fire Marshal Deputy 1, 2, or Senior job title, and may be filled anywhere in the state. The domicile will not be known until there is a vacancy. This position will require travel within the assigned district, and occasionally to areas outside the domicile as requested by Administration.

This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization. As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a State Fire Marshal Deputy 1, State Fire Marshal Deputy 2, or State Fire Marshal Senior Deputy depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum annual salary of a State Fire Marshal Senior Deputy is $70,949. Please refer to the “Job Specifications” tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities page” for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level. The State Fire Marshal Deputy 1 (pay grade level PS-109) has a Special Entrance Rate of $1,299.60 Bi-weekly.
The State Fire Marshal Deputy 2 (pay grade level PS-110) has a Special Entrance Rate of $1390.80 Bi-weekly.
The State Fire Marshal Senior Deputy (pay grade level PS-112) has a Special Entrance Rate of $1592.40 Bi-weekly. A Civil Service test score is not required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application. Applications without the education and/or work experience sections completed will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online. If you are unable to apply for this vacancy online, you may mail or fax your Civil Service application to the following address: State of Louisiana Department of Public Safety ATTN: Human Resources P.O. Box 66614 Baton Rouge, LA 70896 Fax: 225-922-0528
225-925-3970 NOTE: When submitting a paper application, it is imperative that you use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service’s website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Application here . All applications must be received OR postmarked by the closing date of this announcement . Applications received or postmarked after the closing date of this announcement will be returned. *Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered and submitted with the application. Applicants with international degrees must provide an equivalency evaluation and a copy of their transcript at the time of application. The equivalency evaluation and transcript can be attached to the electronic application, mailed or faxed to (225) 922-0528 or (225) 925-3970 and must be received by the closing date of this announcement. If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you have a disability and need a special accommodation. All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and additional background check(s). Agency Contact: Ginger Krieg
Human Resources Analyst Ginger.Krieg@dps.la.gov

Job Concepts:
FUNCTION OF WORK :
To learn codes, standards, laws, policies, and procedures relative to State Fire Marshal program areas and to become familiar with inspection and investigation practices.

LEVEL OF WORK :
Entry.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED :
Usually direct from a State Fire Marshal Captain or State Fire Marshal District Chief.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED : None.

LOCATION OF WORK :
Department of Public Safety, Office of State Fire Marshal. JOB DISTINCTIONS :
Differs from a State Fire Marshal Deputy 2 by the absence of experienced level duties.

Examples of Work:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Observes and practices inspection and investigation techniques under close supervision and completes basic inspection and investigation reports.

Researches codes and data files for compliance.

May read and interpret construction plans and manufacturers’ specifications.

May test various fire and safety systems and conduct evacuation drills.

May discuss corrective actions required for compliance with building owners, facility administrators, contractors, manufacturers, architects, etc.

May assist in photographing sites of suspected arson, collecting and analyzing evidence, and interviewing witnesses.

Attends schools and/or training programs to develop program area expertise and investigative abilities.
Assists other law enforcement agencies in investigations and may provide testimony as necessary.

Trains and responds to man-made or natural disasters or emergencies including, but not limited to: fire, weather, search and rescue, medical, and hazardous material events.

Assists in evaluating and inspecting emergency shelters for occupancy.

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