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Fire Safety Specialist 1-092618-170840

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State Of Tennessee Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 months ago

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LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INSURANCE, FIRE PREVENTION DIVISION, CODES ENFORCEMENT SECTION, HAMILTON COUNTY

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

OR

Graduation from an accredited college, university, or technical institute with an associate's degree and experience equivalent to two years of full-time work in one or a combination of the following: fire prevention, fire suppression, or arson investigation of commercial or residential building structures; inspection, design, or construction management of commercial or residential building structures; or the inspection of electrical, plumbing, boiler, or related commercial or residential building systems.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying experience in fire prevention, fire suppression, or arson investigation of commercial or residential building structures; inspection, design, or construction management of commercial or residential building structures; and/or the inspection of electrical, plumbing, boiler, or related commercial or residential building systems may substitute for the required degree to a maximum of four years (e.g., experience equivalent to one year of full-time work in one or a combination of the above listed fields may substitute for one year of the required education).

OR

Graduation from an accredited technical institute with an associate's degree in fire-protection engineering technology, fire science, engineering technology, and/or construction technology and experience equivalent to one year of full-time work in one or a combination of the following: fire prevention, fire suppression, or arson investigation of commercial or residential building structures; inspection, design, or construction management of commercial or residential building structures; or the inspection of electrical, plumbing, boiler, or related commercial or residential building systems.

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications:
Certification as a Fire Inspector must be obtained within twelve months of employment from one of the following: the International Code Council (ICC), Southern Standard Building Code Congress International (SSBCCI), or the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Certification as a Fire Inspector must be maintained during employment in the Fire Safety Specialist 1 classification. A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Summary:
Under general supervision, is responsible for fire safety specialist work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the entry-working class in the Fire Safety Specialist sub-series. An employee in this class is responsible for reviewing architectural and engineering construction plans, and conducting fire safety inspections and investigations of non-arson fires. This class differs from that of Fire Safety Specialist 2 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for acting as a lead worker in performing fire safety specialist work.

Competencies (KSA's):

Competencies:

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Ethics and Values

  • Functional/Technical Competency

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Priority Setting

  • Technical Learning

  • Time Management

  • Timely Decision Making

  • Written Communications

Knowledge:

  • Building and Construction

  • Clerical

  • Computers and Electronics

  • Customer and Personal Service

  • Design

  • Education and Training

  • Law and Government

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical

  • Physics

Skills:

  • Active Learning

  • Active Listening

  • Mathematics

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Speaking

  • Writing

  • Coordination

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Operations Monitoring

  • Systems Evaluation

  • Time Management

Abilities:

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Information Ordering

  • Oral Comprehension

  • Oral Expression

  • Time Sharing

  • Written Comprehension

  • Written Expression

  • Extent Flexibility

  • Gross Body Coordination

  • Gross Body Equilibrium

  • Hearing Sensitivity

  • Peripheral Vision

  • Speech Clarity

  • Speech Recognition

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Fire Safety Specialist 1-092618-170840

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State Of Tennessee