Description of Work
Recruitment Range: $82,630 - $138,000 - maximum salary that will be offered for this position.
Salary Grade: GN21
Mission of the Department of Insurance:
To promote a stable insurance market through unbiased regulation and to protect the lives and property of every citizen in all 100 counties while fostering superior, user-friendly service, courtesy and respect.
Description of Work:
The Office of State Fire Marshal responsibilities include administering and enforcing life safety and building code standards throughout the State of North Carolina, promoting risk management practices throughout all governmental buildings, maintaining sound insurance programs for all state agencies, promoting and coordinating fire/injury prevention and education activities statewide, administering code officials/manufactured housing programs, administering fire and rescue training and standards programs, and administering state grant programs for fire and rescue agencies.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide general supervision and guidance of 19 division employees to assure that the statutory responsibilities of the division are met while working within the policies of the department and authority granted by the General Assembly. This position provides direct supervision for the Chief consulting engineer, The Code Interpretations staff, the Building Code Council Administrative staff, and the Plan Review Staff. This position is responsible for handling appeals of the interpretations given by Chief Code Consultants on the five different areas of the North Carolina Building Code. This position is also responsible for the administrative duties for the Building Code Council which includes:
Posting of hearings and meetings
Council notification of appeals of the Divisions position.
Arrangements for the quarterly Building Code Council Meetings
Post meeting processing duties
Coordination of rule-making and legislative activities as they relate to the code making process.
This position is also responsible for interaction with external customers, including government officials, seeking expert guidance on North Carolina Building Code related issues.
This is a Monday - Friday 40 hour per week position
Incentives of NC State Employment:
We value our employees and offer a wide variety of competitive and family-friendly benefits. Benefits to include:
12 Annual paid Holidays
North Carolina State Health Plan administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
Supplemental Benefits including: Flexible Spending Accounts, Accident Insurance, Cancer & Specified Disease, Critical Illness, Dental and Vision
NC State Retirement (TSERS)
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Qualified applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects experience that demonstrates the following:
Licensed Professional Engineer or Professional Architect
Previous experience in civil and/or structural engineering
Previous experience working with building inspectors
Previous experience working with general contractors
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
Strong negotiation skills
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelors degree in engineering from an appropriately accredited institution and a minimum of seven (7) years progressive engineering experience including four (4) years of supervisory experience.
Necessary Special Qualifications May require registration as a professional engineer by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
Supplemental and Contact Information
For consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link, http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/index.html. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be evaluated for the consideration. Applications for positions requiring specific coursework must be accompanied by a copy of the applicant's transcript.
Academic Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions and will be verified. If you are selected for a position at DOI/IC, your academic credentials will be verified.
To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State Application. Any information omitted from your application cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
The Department of Insurance/Industrial Commission will conduct criminal history checks of all job applicants recommended for employment. Failure to accurately acknowledge information on criminal convictions on the state application form will be grounds for non-consideration of applications, disciplinary action, and possible criminal prosecution.
The Department of Insurance/Industrial Commission uses the merit-based recruitment and selection plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference under N.C.G.S .126 must submit a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. This information may be attached to the online application or be faxed on or before the closing date.
Applicants may check the status of their application for a vacancy at any time by logging in to the government jobs system using the above link. Once the applicant has logged in, the status of each submitted application is documented next to each vacancy for which he/she has applied.
Tanesha Leach, Agency HR Consultant
NC Department of Insurance
Human Resources Office
Phone: (919) 807-6049
State Of North Carolina