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Fire Prevention & Security Officer II

Recruitment #181128-J41B-04

Introduction

Position based out of Fort Supply, Oklahoma

Working hours: Monday - Friday  8am - 4:30pm

Major Work Duties
Join our team of dedicated staff at Northwest Center for Behavioral Health. We are currently accepting resumes for a Fire Prevention & Security Officer II that will perform a variety of tasks involving patrolling and inspecting buildings and grounds within assigned areas and enforcing laws rules and regulations in safeguarding life and property. Tasks include inspecting hydrants and sprinklers for proper operation; checking fire extinguishers, emergency lighting and alarm systems for porper condition; inspecting places of public assembly for any violation of security or fire prevention practices; administering emergency measures; instructin institution employees in firefighting, first aid and other security procedures; responding to fire alarms and determining causes; and assisting in firefighting activities if required.

Additional Factors for Consideration:
Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.  NCBH offers excellent benefits & retirement packages. Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 60 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 30 pounds.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing: 
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

First Preference / Pre-Announcement
DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities at a state facility or institution involving the inspection of buildings and grounds for elimination of fire hazards, enforcement of laws, rules and regulations and providing security against acts of terrorism for state facilities, employees and the public.  This may include patrolling assigned premises to identify and correct fire hazards, providing assistance to employees or visitors, directing traffic and performing other duties related to the protection of state property, employees, visitors and others.  Some positions may be primarily responsible for fire prevention activities and have additional responsibilities assigned for assisting in firefighting activities.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Fire Prevention and Security Officer job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II:
This is the career level of the job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full-performance level and perform a variety of tasks involving patrolling and inspecting buildings and grounds within assigned areas and enforcing laws, rules and regulations in safeguarding life and property.  This includes inspecting hydrants and sprinklers for proper operation; checking fire extinguishers, emergency lighting and alarm systems for proper condition; inspecting places of public assembly for any violation of security or fire prevention practices; administering emergency measures; instructing institution employees in firefighting, first aid and other security procedures; responding to fire alarms and determining causes; and assisting in firefighting activities if required.  At this level, limited direction and training may be provided to entry level employees performing security and fire prevention duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a basic security and/or firefighters' course and two years of experience in security or fire prevention and protection work.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:    100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.

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