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DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHAL SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #20-004101-0001

Introduction

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT FULL - TIME DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHAL EMPLOYEES OF THE MARYLAND OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL ONLY.

GRADE

0100

LOCATION OF POSITION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS BEING CONDUCTED TO ESTABLISH A LIST OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES TO BE USED TO FILL CURRENT AND FUTURE  DEPUTY CHIEF STATE FIRE MARSHAL VACANCIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

Main Purpose of Job

A Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal (Supervisor) supervises, administers, coordinates and manages all aspects of the day to day operations and activities of a specific region within the State as a lead law enforcement officer in the field of fire origin and cause determination, explosives control, fire and life safety code enforcement and coordinated public education. Duties include supervising all work involving the protection of persons, property and the environment from the affects of fire and explosion and conducting fire safety and explosives inspections and fire and explosive investigations in accordance with the provisions of the Public Safety Article 6 and the Criminal Procedures and Criminal Laws within the Annotated Code of Maryland and the State Fire Prevention Code.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Five years of experience enforcing State laws in the field of explosive materials, inspecting buildings and other places of public assembly for compliance with fire prevention codes, inspecting and disposing of explosive materials and devices or investigating the cause and origin of fires and explosions.

Note: 1. The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article, Section 3-207.

2. 2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Firefighter and Explosive Ordinance Disposal classifications or Firefighting and Disposal Explosive Ordinance specialty codes in the fire inspection and investigation field of work and explosive field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Candidates for positions in this classification must possess police officer certification from the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission at the time of application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Police Training Commission for a police officer in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article, Section 6-303 or be eligible for comparative compliance training, approved by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission. Selection standards for police officer training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.04.01.04 and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship

Must be at least 21 years of age

A completed background investigation, including a check of criminal history

Oral interview

Physical examination

Possession of a driver's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Employees in this classification will be required to bear firearms and to demonstrate practical knowledge and proficiency in the safe use and care of firearms on a periodic basis, as required by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

3. Employees in this classification are assigned duties in a given service area.

4. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in and, therefore, will be required to provide the employer with a phone number where they can be reached.

5. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application via mail. The Maryland State Application Form can be found online.

 

Completed application, required documentation and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Office of the State Fire Marshal

1201 Reisterstown Road

Pikesville, MD 21208

ATTN: Pamela Harvey

Questions or concerns regarding this recruitment may be sent to the following e-mail address:

pamela.harvey@maryland.gov

It is the policy of the Office of the State Fire Marshal to comply with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination and to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected status.