JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
FIRE MARSHAL WANTED!
Full-Time Fire Marshal
Middletown Township is looking for a highly skilled fire service professional to join the Department of Fire & Emergency Services. Under the direction of the Chief of Fire & Emergency Services, our next Fire Marshal will be responsible for managing the business fire safety and use & occupancy inspection programs, overseeing fire prevention activities, and conducting fire investigations. A community of 46,000 in suburban Philadelphia with a thriving commercial corridor, the Fire Marshal will be responsible for administering the inspection of nearly 2,000 businesses. The ideal candidate will bring seasoned fire prevention and investigation experience while working collaboratively in a team-oriented work environment.
: A high school diploma is required; a bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred. Candidates must possess at least six (6) years of experience in any combination of the following areas: fire suppression; arson detection and investigation; code interpretation and plan review in fire, building, plumbing codes; interpretation and enforcement of the International Code Council (ICC) Fire Code. Three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity is also required.
Candidate must possess the following certifications: Certified Fire Investigator with the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI-CFI), or its equivalent; Certified Fire Inspector II (CFI-II) with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA); Certified Fire Plans Examiner (CFPE) with the NFPA; Firefighter I and II certification; Fire Officer III certification; Incident Safety Officer certification; and Hazardous Materials Operations certification.
Ability to communicate proficiently in writing and orally; ability to exercise creativity to maximize engagement; ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment; ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class. A 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday, is normal for this position. Additional hours outside of a normal workweek schedule may be required.
: $80,000 - $85,000 per year.
: Submit your resume, cover letter, and completed employment application form
to Judy Reece at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Applications will be accepted until 12 PM EST on Friday, December 22, 2023.
: As soon as possible.