DESCRIPTION PLAN CHECKER - FIRE PREVENTION(NON-SWORN - CIVILIAN)Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning October 22, 2018. Filing will remain open until vacancies are filled. Filing may close without further notice.Current vacancies are with Development Services. Another department that uses this classification is the Fire Department.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current city employees within the classification or held prior status within the classification, with a desire to transfer to another department, bureau or division, submit your transfer application to be placed on the Transfer List .EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under direction, reviews plans, specifications, and permit applications and performs inspections to ensure compliance with fire life safety codes, regulations, and ordinances for building construction, underground and aboveground tanks, fire protection and life safety systems, etc; reviews plans for compliance with local and state fire and life safety standards and regulations; consults with architects, builders, and developers on fire protections systems; conducts field inspections for compliance with local and state fire and life safety standards and regulations; recommends changes in design, construction, or installation of equipment based on analysisof present or potential fire and fire-related hazards; recommends installation of firefighting facilities and fire alarm detection and extinguishing systems; assists in enforcing building and fire codes and pursuing legal prosecution of violators; prepares correspondence and written reports; recommends changes in building and fire codes to the Building Official or Deputy Fire Marshal; assists in planning fire protection programs; assists in training of personnel assigned to fire prevention; and performs other related duties as required.REQUIREMENTS TO FILEREQUIREMENTS TO FILE:
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in fire protection engineering or a closely related field(proof required)*.
*Required documents, such as transcripts or degree, must be uploaded to the application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degree must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Two years of paid, full-time equivalent, professional engineering experience in fire protection and building plan review, code enforcement or a closely related field. Experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
- Knowledge of CaliforniaFire Code, California Building Code, National Fire Protection Association Code, California Administrative Code, and related standards.
- Willingness to work weekends, nights, holidays, and overtime as required.
- A valid motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be presented to the hiring department at time of selection.
ICC Certification as a Fire Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector I and II and/orcertification of completion in any of the following coursework: California State Fire Marshal Fire Prevention/Inspector classes (1A, 1B, 1C and 1D) are highly desirable and may be required within one year of appointment.SELECTION PROCEDUREEXAMINATION WEIGHTS:
This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists will be established periodically.
The continuous eligible list will expire in six months.If you have not received notification within three weeks after filing, contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.
KA4NN-20EK PCFP 11/7/18 Closing Date/Time: