Grizzly Mining Limited
Plans, supervises, reviews and performs a variety of inspections and code enforcement duties to ensure compliance with fire and life safety codes for new and existing construction, residential occupancies, and mining activities; performs administrative, investigative, supervisory and technical responsibilities in managing the Fire Prevention Section.
The Fire Marshal shall conduct plan checks for compliance with Fire Codes and ordinance, hazardous materials management, fire investigation and hazard abatement. The Fire Marshal shall develop and implements educational programs to promote fire safety; assists the Sheq Manager in the management of the section.
This position is designated as represented by Turlock Management Association-Public Safety for Labor Relations purposes and is considered exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
This is a middle-management classification assigned to the fire prevention division as a Section Chief responsible for the management of discrete sub-departmental organizational component(s) and programs/functions within a section as determined by Sheq Manager. Serves as a member of the Sheq Department policy advisory team with responsibilities for developing means for implementing policies and procedures developed the by executive team. The incumbent exercises policy development and promulgation responsibilities for specific program/functional areas. Demonstrates technical competence while working as a team member and exercises independent judgment in a number of confidential and sensitive assignments. Duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with sheq policy, ordinance and fire code.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
General direction is provided by the Fire Sheq Manager. The job incumbent provides direct supervision of subordinate level supervisors, professional, technical line and office clerical staff in related program areas.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: – Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Responds to emergencies when needed and directs or performs related activities.
- Recommends and implements division goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
- Prepares specialized budgets related to assigned activities: assists in budget implementation; participates in forecasts of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administers the approved budget.
- Prepares reports; documents policies and procedures; performs research; makes presentations before various groups, including Executive Committee (EXCO), as needed.
- Plans, organizes, assigns, and reviews the work of a comprehensive Fire Prevention program and supervises staff to ensure compliance with fire and life safety standards.
- Oversees the work of fire suppression staff in fire prevention activities, including mandated fire inspections on all machinery and building on the mine site
- Interprets, enforces and explains fire and life safety codes.
- Conducts technical fire plan checks including fire sprinklers, fire alarms, residential occupancies, and machinery and mining occupancies.
- Attends meetings with internal and external customers representing the Fire Section.
- Investigates employee’s complaints related to Fire Prevention and life safety activities and enforcement; non-criminal and criminal investigations related to fire and legal actions related to non-compliance and abatement proceedings.
- Provides pre-development consultations; provides or reviews occupancy and final inspections for new businesses
- Formulates and recommends changes to the International Fire Code and City Ordinances.
- Oversees/participates with the Security Department in the investigation of fires to determine the cause, including preparing reports, gathers evidence and works on case development with the Sheq Manager’s office in arson cases.
- Represents the Section as an expert court witness in Fire Investigations.
- Write citations and makes arrests in the role as peace officer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of and the ability to interpret apply and explain complex laws, codes, regulations and ordinances.
- Ability to conduct technical plan reviews in residential, mining, construction and possess the skills needed to articulate requirements to contractors and design professionals.
- Knowledge of and the ability to apply principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, evaluation, discipline and the training of staff in work procedures.
- Ability to perform the computer applications related to work, prepare accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials
- Ability to prepare section budget and administer the approved budget.
- Possess the skills necessary to conduct cause and origin fire investigations, including the collection of evidence, expert witness, report writing and assisting Security Department in case preparation.
- Ability to work with businesses, property owners, permit applicants, residents and other departments within the mine to assure timely and effective customer service.
- Ability to understand and use techniques for dealing with people in person and over the telephone in stressful or confrontational situations.
- Ability to take initiative and use independent judgment within legal, policy and procedural guidelines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Possession of a full grade 12 certificate
- Diploma or Certificate in fire fighting
Three years of experience comparable to that of a Fire Captain with Turlock Fire Department.
Must be able to respond to major emergency or investigative situations on a 24-hour call as of required. Must possess strength, mobility and stamina to inspect various fire and construction sites. Must possess mobility to work in standard office setting and to use office equipment. Vision required to read printed materials and computer screens. Hearing and speech required to communicate in person and over the telephone.
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