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Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal (WMS Band 2) - Licensing Section
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal (WMS Band 2) - Licensing Section
**Washington State Patrol
Fire Protection Bureau
Licensing Section
Olympia, WA**
Are you looking for:
* Excellent benefits?
* Career growth opportunities?
* Opportunities to impact your community?
* A professional workplace that fosters respect, commitment and trust?
As an employee of the Washington State Patrol, you will be part of a team of dedicated professionals responsible for providing safety and security to the citizens of the State of Washington.
* Troopers patrolling the highways are the most visible part of this agency. However, there are over 1,200 civilian employees who serve behind the scenes supporting the agency mission. To name just a few, we have:
* 911 dispatchers who are the critical vital link between calls for assistance and emergency response;
* Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers that work to inspect commercial vehicles to ensure safe and efficient travel on public highways;
* Deputy State Fire Marshals who help prevent fires in homes and workplaces;
* Forensic Scientists who process evidence that assists in prosecuting criminal cases;
* Records staff that process criminal information to ensure crimes are reported accurately so that offenders do not end up working with vulnerable people.
* Administrative staff who provide exceptional customer service and respond to information requests while ensuring the agency runs smoothly and efficiently.
**_Apply today and join us in providing "Service with Humility"!_**
This position works within the Licensing Section of the Washington State Patrol's Fire Protection Bureau.
The incumbent in this position is responsible for directing, planning, and supervising the fire sprinkler industry licensing and certification program, the fireworks licensing program, the fire-safe cigarette certification program, public information & public education programs, and the National Fire Incident Reporting System program. The duties include statewide license and certification testing and issuance, regulatory and disciplinary actions, implementing industry training opportunities, development/implementation of public education programs as they relate to the industries the section regulates and our mandates to provide these programs, and administration of the National Fire Incident Reporting System.
This position also assists the Mobilization Program during the summer months to process resources in support of the fire resource mobilization program.
As part of the management team, the incumbent is expected to participate in the development of, and ensures proper application and implementation of statewide procedures; interprets and applies agency policies; develops strategies and goals for assigned programs; and ensures quality customer service for the assigned programs.
**_Required Education, Experience, and Competencies:_**
* High School Diploma or GED
* Four years of experience as a fire prevention officer or code enforcement officer
* Strategic planning and organizational development experience
* Proven management and leadership skills and techniques
* Ability to identify and manage conflict within the work environment
* Project management principles and tools
* Knowledge and experience using fire, building codes and standards
* International Code Council Fire Inspector I and II certification (or other nationally recognized certification at the Fire Inspector I and II level may be accepted upon review of the certification requirements)
* Knowledge and experience using fire sprinkler and fireworks standards
* Current Washington State Driver's License
**_Preferred/Desired Education, Experience, and Competencies:_**
* Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or other related fire protection field of study
* Knowledge of grant management rules, regulations and methods
* Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
* Ability to speak effectively in front of large groups of people
* Possess strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
**_Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:_**
* Must successfully obtain IFSAC Fire Instructor 1 certification within 1 year of employment.
Supplemental Information
***The act of submitting application materials electronically is considered affirmation that the information is complete and truthful. The agency will verify this information and any untruthful or misleading answers will be cause for rejection of potential employment.***
**_How to Apply: _**
Please complete the online application process at Please include a letter of interest explaining how you meet the required qualifications of the position.
If you have questions regarding this announcement, please contact Melissa Rasmussen at (360) 704-2315 or
**_Polygraph & Background Investigation:_**
Prior to a hire, a polygraph examination and background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Applicants are required to sign release of information forms and will not have access to any investigative materials, files, or results. The Washington State Patrol has strict guidelines relating, but not limited to, personal and employment characteristics, arrests, convictions, and illegal drug usage, etc.
During the polygraph examination, candidates are required to sign an assessment sheet and participate in an oral interview process to verify responses to the Personal Background Evaluation, the Personal History and Background Questionnaire, and a Pre-Employment Interview. **Untruthful or misleading answers or omissions will be treated as a falsification which will be cause for rejection of potential employment**.
**_Veteran's Preference:_**
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wish to claim Veteran's Preference MUST attach a copy of their Form DD214, or other verification of military service, that shows the type of military discharge. Typically, this is found on the Member 4 version of the Form DD214. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers.
Note: Applicants claiming veteran's preference points must attach the documentation with each on-line application. If you do not provide appropriate documentation to qualify for these preference points, the points will not be awarded. Preference will not be granted until service documents are verified. Documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement.
For additional information on Veteran's Preference and guidance on how to determine if you are eligible, clickhere. **We thank you and are grateful for your service**.
Education verification is part of the selection process. If selected as a top candidate, all position required or applicant specified education must be verified. If High School diploma or equivalent is required but the applicant indicates a degree has been earned, the accredited degree will be accepted in place of the High School diploma or equivalent. Please do not send these transcripts at the time of application. If you are selected as a top candidate you will be contacted by the Human Resource Division and asked to provide transcripts at the appropriate time.
***Other Information:***
Persons with a disability, who need assistance in the application or assessment process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 704-2317. Applicants that are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
**_The Washington State Patrol actively supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer._**
*Salary:* $4,706.00 - $6,921.00 Monthly
*Location:* Thurston County - Olympia, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Washington State Patrol
*Job Number:* CDSFM 1703_2018
*Closing:* 5/31/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
*Phone:* View Posting for Agency Contact

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