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Firefighter III - Fire Marshal

Recruitment #181030-UNCJ-14



How to Apply:  On board state employees with the Oklahoma Military Department: 

Contact Shaleen Varner at
or Phone: 405-228-5639. 

All other applicants follow online process below.

This position is located at Camp Gruber training center in Braggs, OK.

Basic Purpose: 
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving fire protection, firefighting, and rescue duties.  This includes training other employees and providing guidance, assistance, and direction to others during firefighting operations or in performing maintenance and other activities. 

Essential Functions:
• Execute the fire prevention program to include the managemnt of assigned inspectors and other support staff as directed by the Fire Chief
• Maintain all necessary requirements to execute 24 hour shifts as required by the Fire Chief, when assigned fire fighting duties in this way they are a secondary duty and retain their normal administrative duties as their primary duties
• Fire prevention activities, inspections,              
• Collaborate with the Civil Engineer responsible for the installation Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) program
• Track the completion of O&M projects including repair, modification, and modernization correct identified Fire Safety Deficiencies (FSDs) in any area involved. Designate fire inspectors to review plans to ensure all required fetaures are present and local emergency resonse elements are incorporated. Provide plans review comments to the Fire Chief.
• Will oversee the completion of fire prevention inspections to ensure they are condecuted at least annually for all facilities.  Ensure objectives of fire prevention inspections include identifying, documenting and reporting fire hazards and FSDs. Establish and manage fire hazards.
• Ensure that Craftsmen in the Civil Engineer inspect, test and maintain installed fire protection systems
• Collaborate with facility managers or their designee to conduct facility inspections and ensure the functional manager signs any, Fire Prevention Visit Reports which identifies uncorrected hazards or FSDs
• Enusre the commander of the using organization develops RMs and corrective action plans (CAPs) as required. The Fire inspector or other FES staff may assist the using organization in developing the RM, the CAP, or civil engineer work request for maintenance/repair actions
• Ensure the commander of the using organization or designee have taken the appropriate measures to correct fire hazards/deficiencies on the spot or submitting a request for the necessary work order, job order, or construction project
• Ensure fire safety education is conducted as an essential part of workplace safety training, and is promoted during fire inspections and other personal contacts
• Tailor education for specific audiences and purposes, such as fire extinguisher training or public assembly employee training
• Other duties to be assigned by Fire Chief

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Required at this level include those identified in Level 1 and Level II plus knowledge of training techniques; and of leadership/supervisory principles and practices.  Ability is required to anticipate, identify and resolve problems; to direct personnel and firefighters in preventing and/or extinguishing fires and preventing accidents; to write reports; to supervise the work of others; and to investigate multiple and complex cases simultaneously

Education and Experience: 
Requirements at this level consist of two years experience in fire investigation, and/or fire prevention, which may include service in a federal, state, county, or municipal fire department; or two years of professional experience in conducting criminal investigations for a governmental law enforcement agency as the primary full time job responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting the completion of 30 semester hours from an accredited college or university including 6 semester hours in fire protection and prevention for each year of the required experience.  (O.S. Title 74 Section 324.5)

Licenses/Certificates required:   Refer to education and experience section.

This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits, including paid health, dental, life, and disability insurance for the employee. The employee receives a benefit allowance to assist with insurance cost.  Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to drag 175lb mannequin at least 50 feet.
• Must be able to work in elevated, confined, and hazardous environments.
• Must be able to function in Personal Protective Equipment for extended periods of time at heavy work loads.
• Must participate in physical fitness program. 
• Must be able to function as part of a crew within extreme temperature environments for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to complete Red Card wildland cert. moderate pack test minimum

Conditions of Employment
• Employment is in the unclassified service as an employee at will
• Contingent on a favorable NCIC/OSBI background check
• Contingent on passing a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening
• T3 secret security clearance (eligibility for national security positions shall be granted only to persons who are U.S. citizens)
• Contingent on a favorable medical exam (NFPA 1582 Firefighter physical)
• Available to work if called in due to an emergency
• Considered essential personnel (work during inclement weather)
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license
• Shift work or be in an approved leave status for 212 hours within 28 consecutive days or the approved 40 hour workweek
• Tobacco and Vape Free Facility

This position is located at the Camp Gruber training center Braggs, OK. 

Travel may be required at the expense of the employee to be reimbursed within 45 days of travel.

Employment eligibility verified through E-Verify (Homeland Security) and a National Agency Check for positions that require computer access.


State of Oklahoma properties are smoke-free and vape-free therefore, the use of any and all tobacco products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, pipes, smokeless tobacco, other tobacco products, electronic cigarettes/vaping devices or any other product packaged for smoking or the simulation of smoking (regardless of nicotine content) is prohibited on all State properties.



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