State of Washington Classified Job Specification
ASSISTANT DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHAL
Participates in or assists in performing fire investigations of unknown or suspicious origin;
Participates in developing and presenting fire safety programs to interested groups;
Attends training classes and seminars as required;
Collects, tracks, and reviews fire related data and statistics;
Assists with emergency mobilization responsibilities;
Assists with state fire service agency communications and coordination;
Assist managers and supervisors with managing, developing, and implementing fire related course curriculum, including curriculum development and updates, and course instruction as needed;
Maintains office files covering field inspections, reports, memos, and training records;
Assists in the enforcement of state fireworks regulations and fire sprinklers;
Assists in the review of the installation or alteration of fire protection systems;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: fire and building codes; fire prevention and/or police investigative procedures and techniques; fire service training requirements, instructional technique, certification and program administration requirements.
Ability to: demonstrate aptitude and ability to learn and apply state and Federal fire building and life safety codes; understanding of basic fire investigation procedures and their applications; demonstrative ability to work effectively with public, industry representatives and government officials in performing duties; assist with the demonstration of fire training curriculum, Must possess clear communication skills.
Two years of paid or volunteer experiences as a firefighter, police officer, codes enforcement officer, insurance industry inspector or investigator.
College-level training in fire protection, police science, law enforcement or allied field may substitute, year for year, for experience.