Assistant Fire Marshal – City of Bellevue ( Job # 13-0103)
Minimum Salary: $5,936.92 per month
Maximum Salary: $8,192.32 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Closes: November 08, 2013 at 5:00 PM
The City of Bellevue is currently accepting applications for a regular 1.0 FTE. This position is responsible for managing the
Inspection and Investigation functions for the Fire Prevention Division.
Essential Functions of the Job
Provides technical assistant to the Fire Marshal;Interprets and enforces provisions of the International Fire, Building and Municipal Codes of the City; reviews and approves construction plans to determine code compliance; recommends and develops proposed fire prevention policies, procedures and codes; supervises the Fire Prevention Officers. Coordinates withthe Fire Operations Division, Development Services Department, and Contract Cities (Beaux Arts Village, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Medina, Newcastle and Yarrow Point) for fire code related inspections, Operational Permits and fire investigations.
Education & Experience Requirements
*Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Fire Protection Engineering/Technology
or a related field is desired.
*Four or more years of progressively responsible related experience in fire prevention, code enforcement as well as
*Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and
*Washington Professional Engineers License in Fire Protection Engineering is desired
Additional Qualification Criteria
Considerable knowledge of current fire prevention principles, procedures, techniques and equipment; extensive
knowledge of building, electrical, mechanical and fire codes; extensive knowledge of inspection techniques; working
knowledge of fire suppression techniques and equipment; working knowledge of first aid; working knowledge of fire
fighting tactics, oil fire control and hydraulics.
Ability to effectively apply standard fire prevention techniques; ability to function effectively in emergency and stressful
situations; ability to follow verbal and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability
to establish effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the general public; ability to meet
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle feel or operate objects tools, or controls, and reaching
with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 40 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the
Work may routinely require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, in high,
precarious places, or near fumes, airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals.
This is a non-union, regular, exempt position.
How To Apply
Click “Apply Now” to complete the application for this position. For further information about the job, please contact Fire
Marshal Ken Carlson at 425.452.6874 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the on-line
application should be directed to the IT help desk at 425.452.4340
Position ID: 0251
Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
The City of Bellevue is situated between Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington with the Cascades mountain range to the east and the Olympic mountains to the west offering breath-taking panoramic vistas.
Bellevue is the Eastside’s major urban population center, and is the fifth largest city in Washington State. We are proud of our award winning city and the employees who help make it happen! The City of Bellevue is truly a culturally-enriched destination city to live, work and play!
Apply online at http://www.bellevuewa.gov. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Bellevue offers its’ employees medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage; three retirement saving
programs; and, a wide variety of benefits from on-site fitness facilities, tuition reimbursement, to flexible spending accounts for
healthcare and dependent care.
We work in an eco-friendly environment with state of the art technology and equipment.
More detail is available on our website at http://www.bellevuewa.gov.
If this position is identified as a limited term, the following definition applies: Hired for no more than three years.
Employment status is exactly the same as regular employees and receives all the same benefits with three exceptions:
1. Position is at-will for the duration of the limited term assignment
2. Has a specific end date in which their employment with the City will terminate
3. Ineligible for any form of layoff benefits and/or severance at termination
*Note: The City of Bellevue does not participate in Social Security, which means employees do not contribute to or earn
Social Security credit while employed with the City. Further, the Social Security Administration applies a formula containing
an offset to take into account employment with a nonparticipating employer.
The Social Security offsets are explained in the
Municipal Employee Benefits Trust – City of Bellevue Retirement Benefit Plan Summary Plan Description. They are also11/2/13 Assistant FireMarshal – City of Bellevue https://apply.govjobstoday.com//JobAnnouncement.aspx?jid=3289 3/3 described in the Social Security Administration Publications 05-10045 for the Windfall Elimination Provision and 0510007 for the Government pension Offset which can be found on the Social Security website http://www.ssa.gov/pubs.
However, as a City of Bellevue employee, you may be eligible to participate in the Municipal Employee Benefit Trust (MEBT) plan; and depending on eligibility, there is also mandatory participation in the State Retirement Plan (PERS).
The City of Bellevue values diversity in its workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not unlawfully
discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic
information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws.
Source: City of Bellevue website
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