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TDI - Inspector VI (Deputy State Fire Marshal) 2 Positions

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 8/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00005433
Categories: Government
Keywords: government, county

Job Description

Status:Internal/External-TDI employees and the general public

Job Posting Number:00005433 

Division:State Fire Marshal's Office/SFMO Inspections

LocationMust reside in closeproximity of the cities of San Antonio, Beeville, Corpus Christi, Laredo or theRio Grande Valley

Travel required:  75%
 

TheTexas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency that regulates theinsurance industry, administers the Texas workers' compensation system, andworks to educate and protect consumers.

 

Beforeyou apply, please click or copy and paste the following link into your browser:http://www.tdi.texas.gov/jobs/apply.html for more information about working forthe Texas Department of Insurance (TDI).

 

Inspector VI (Deputy State FireMarshal) 2 Positions

TheDeputy State Fire Marshal serves as the liaison between the State FireMarshal's Office, customers and local authorities having jurisdiction.  This position prepares plans as related tofire safety for large gatherings indoors and outdoors, and also providescustomer service and outreach to entities and individuals requesting firesafety inspections.

 
This position:

-performsadvanced fire safety inspections;

-completesnarrative reports to record conditions in violation of fire safety standardsand suggesting methods of correction;

-providescustomer service and outreach to entities and individuals requesting firesafety inspections;

-preparesand submits administrative documentation, including activity reports, vehiclelogs, travel vouchers, and purchasing receipts;

-attendstraining and performs research necessary for professional development;

-testifiesat administrative hearings and criminal trials; and

-performsother duties as assigned.




Qualifications

This position requires:

-graduationfrom an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a fieldrelated to assignment;

-fouryears of experience in fire safety work or related field;

-Mustpossess a Texas Class C Driver's license and be a Certified Inspector by theTexas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP); and

-theinspector to reside in a county within their assigned district.

 

Note: Education andexperience relevant to position requirements may be substituted for one anotheron a year-for-year basis.

 
Additionally, this position requires:

-successfulcompletion of all training assignments, including the field training program;

-drivingfor extended periods of time and often in remote areas;

-extensivetraveling which may require frequent overnight stays; and

-residingwithin assigned area and may require relocation to meet the operational needsof the agency.

 

This position requires demonstratedknowledge of:

-firecode violations from the National Fire Protection Association 1 (NFPA 1) orInternational Fire Code (IFC);

-firesafety laws and rules, departmental policies and procedures, construction andbuilding materials, and fire processes;

-theIncident Command System (ICS); and

-theuse of personal computers and Microsoft Office software.

 

This position requires demonstratedskill in:

-problemsolving, decision making, and planning;

-providingcustomer service to the public and government entities;

-conductinginterviews and inspections; and

-operatinga motor vehicle in a safe and courteous manner and in compliance with trafficlaws. 

 

This position requires the demonstratedability to:

-communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;

-conduct investigations or inspections, give and take testimony and presentadmissible evidence, prepare concise reports;

-applycritical thinking to evaluate, analyze and interpret information;

-workindependently and with minimal supervision;

-develop and maintain effective working relationships with fire service, lawenforcement, the public, co-workers, agency staff and industry representatives;

-workoutdoors, often under adverse weather conditions;

-drivefor extended period of time, often in remote areas;

-satisfythe conditions required to maintain fully-qualified driving status; and

-doheavy lifting, walking, pushing, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching,crawling, and reaching.

 
 

ApplicableMilitary Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited toone of the following:  91C, 1171, 91, 11.

 

AdditionalMilitary Crosswalk information can be accessed by clicking or copying andpasting the following link into your browser:http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_InspectorsandInvestigators.pdf

 

Veterans:Click or copy and paste the following link into your browser:www.texasskillstowork.com for assistance with translating your military workexperience and training courses into civilian job terms,qualifications/requirements and skill sets.

 
How to apply:

Allapplications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title,dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and adescription of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, yourapplication may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take theplace of this required information.

 

SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS:Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to beconsidered for the posting.

 

Inorder to complete the supplemental questions, please go to CAPPS Career Centerto register or login and access your profile by clicking or copying and pastingthe following link into your browser:https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en.