- Bachelor's Degree
- Associate's Degree
This job posting will be used to fill all vacant positions with the State Fire Marshal Deputy 1, 2, or Senior job title and may be filled anywhere in the State of Louisiana. The domicile will not be known until there is a vacancy. This position will require travel within the assigned district and occasionally to areas outside the domicile as requested by Administration.
Applications will be valid for only 180 days. Applicants must re-apply to be eligible for future vacancies beyond that 180 day period.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a State Fire Marshal Deputy 1, State Fire Marshal Deputy 2, or State Fire Marshal Senior Deputy depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum annual salary of a State Fire Marshal Senior Deputy is $75,275. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.
State Fire Marshal Deputy 1 - Hourly - Min $16.65 Max $29.54
Bi-weekly - Min $1332.00 Max $2363.20
Annually - Min $34,632.00 Max $61,443.00
State Fire Marshal Deputy 2 - Hourly – Min $17.82 Max $31.61
Bi-weekly – Min $1425.60 Max $2528.80
Annually – Min $37,066.00 Max $65,749.00
State Fire Marshal Senior Deputy – Hourly – Min $20.40 Max $36.19
Bi-weekly – Min $1632.00 Max $2895.20
Annually – Min $42,432.00 Max $75,275.00
A Civil Service test score is not required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application. Applications without the education and/or work experience sections completed will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted.
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact:
Department of Public Safety
Attn: Human Resources/Macie Kinchen
P.O. Box 66614
Baton Rouge, LA 70896-6614
Applicants with international degrees must provide an equivalency evaluation and a copy of their transcript at the time of application. The equivalency evaluation and transcript can be attached to the electronic application, mailed or faxed to (225) 922-0528 or (225) 925-3970 and must be received by the closing date of this announcement.
If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you have a disability and need a special accommodation.
All candidates for hire must undergo drug screening and additional background check(s).
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The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers (Download PDF reader), and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
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The Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Public Safety Services, is a State as a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment-related resources available for those with disabilities, refer to the Louisiana Employment Resource Guide (Download PDF reader)
Three years of experience in law enforcement, criminal justice, arson/criminal/fire investigations, inspections, fire service, fire science, fire protection, fire prevention, fire prevention education, codes enforcement, building construction, construction technology, construction management, architecture, occupational safety, engineering, or engineering technology.
Possession of one of the following will substitute for all of the experience:
1) Certification as a Firefighter 1 by the Louisiana Fire and Emergency Training Institute or equivalent recognized by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.
2) Certification as a Certified Building Official by the International Code Council or any current building inspector certification accepted by the State Fire Marshal's Office.
3) P. O. S. T. (Peace Officer Standard Training) certification as a peace officer.
4) A baccalaureate degree.
An Associate's degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, fire science, construction, construction technology, architecture, engineering, or engineering technology will substitute for two years of the required experience.
An Associate's degree in any field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To learn codes, standards, laws, policies, and procedures relative to State Fire Marshal program areas and to become familiar with inspection and investigation practices.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Usually direct from a State Fire Marshal Captain or State Fire Marshal District Chief.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Public Safety, Office of State Fire Marshal.
Differs from a State Fire Marshal Deputy 2 by the absence of experienced level duties.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Observes and practices inspection and investigation techniques under close supervision and completes basic inspection and investigation reports.
Researches codes and data files for compliance.
May read and interpret construction plans and manufacturers' specifications.
May test various fire and safety systems and conduct evacuation drills.
May discuss corrective actions required for compliance with building owners, facility administrators, contractors, manufacturers, architects, etc.
May assist in photographing sites of suspected arson, collecting and analyzing evidence, and interviewing witnesses.
Attends schools and/or training programs to develop program area expertise and investigative abilities.
Assists other law enforcement agencies in investigations and may provide testimony as necessary.
Trains and responds to man-made or natural disasters or emergencies including, but not limited to: fire, weather, search and rescue, medical, and hazardous material events.
Assists in evaluating and inspecting emergency shelters for occupancy.